Thursday´s News Bits

Thursday´s New Bits
  • A pink version of the HTC Hero is warming up before embarking on its quest to bring more joy to the life of many ladies. The first Android handset with Sense interface has posed for pretty pictures all decked out in pink that we cannot define as just splashes adorned to its attire. Actually, the color looks light and pretty appealing and it´s sure to turn the device into a desired Christmas gift for your better half. (source: DailyMobile)

  • Alltel has released an update for the BlackBerry Pearl 8130. Even if a bit advanced in years, the Pearl 8130 is still quite popular. You can the update via the source link if you happen to have the device. (source: BlackberryOS)

  • AT&T has expanded network coverage in Marlborough. The carrier has footed a $400mln bill and deployed new cell sites along the Boston Post Road (Route 20) between Dicenzo Blvd and Wayside Inn Road as well as Littlefield Lane and Farrington Lane in order to improve the wireless coverage over the area full of commercial properties, business and trade centres by footing. (source: PR Newswire)

  • The Flip, Slider and Nero are the three new handsets by Onyx. All three are dual-SIM devices that allow simultaneous use of two SIM cards. The most high-tech of them, the Nero, features 2.4-inch touch sensitive screen, 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth and FM radio.The Slider that comes in between in terms of specs comes equipped with the same camera, in a dual slider form factor and sports quite large loudspeakers, while the Flip is an affordable solution lacking all the rage extras. The phones are rolling out through Vodafone in Italy and Telefonica in Spain, but information about their pricing is still unavailable. (source: TechDigest)

  • New coating heralds the end of the screen fingerprint era! Delegates at the 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition have discussed the development of a new coating that will not only protect screens from fingerprints, but eliminate reflections due to exposure to direct sunlight. Fingers crossed the new technology takes off soon, but now it´s about time we got around to cleaning up the screens of our favorite handsets with the sleeves of our favorite shirts for the 238th time today. (via:

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