Wednesday´s News Bits
This article contains unofficial information.
- The ZTE C76 and Huawei G7600 both got FCC´s blessing. The cell phones come in a classic candybar form factor and are designed for people on a tight budget, so neither of them sports amazing extra features. The ZTE C76 will hit the shelves through MetroPCS, while the Huawei G7600 is to roll out in China first. (source: UnwiredView)
- Broken Sword is a classic title that will soon get a version for the iPhone. The edition for the Apple-made handset is called Broken Sword: Director’s Cut and will come with extra elements that, according to the creators of the game, equal to almost 20% longer gameplay. Other classic titles for the iPhone available today include Earthworm Jim, Simon The Sorcerer and Monkey Island. (source: TechDigest)
- Bluebird BIP-6000 is a rugged, Android-based handset. The device has been developed to run on Windows Mobile, but a version based on Android 1.5 will be released as well. Its specifications include 3.5-inch display, QWERTY keyboard, 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, plus the handset is able to come off with flying colors if dropped from а height of up to 1.8m. or exposed to temperatures ranging from minus 18 to plus 55 degrees Celsius. The expected price of the BIP-600 is in the vicinity of $2,000. (source: Electricpig)
- Pictures of the Jawbone Icon have surfaced on the Internet. The brand new Jawbone headset by Aliph looks pretty much like the first model of the company – short and wide, unlike the elongated Jawbone 2 and Jawbone Prime. Moreover, it´s equipped with a microUSB port for charging. (source: HTCPedia)