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Skyfire brings desktop-quality browsing to your phone

The twice-yearly new product orgy called Demo 08 kicks off tomorrow, but we have a few previews of presenting companies we wanted to write up before the CEOs take the stage. First up: SkyFire, a browser for smartphones. CEO Nitin Bhandari told me that his goal with Skyfire is to …

 
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Celio puts a notebook face on a smart phone

Here’s a new twist in the ultramobile computer concept. The Redfly Mobile Companion from Celio is a mini-notebook sized device that effectively serves as a hand- and eye-friendly shell for Windows Mobile smartphones. It has a larger, relatively standard keyboard so you don’t have to thumb type and …

 
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Motorola speakers try to rise above the din

(Credit: Motorola) Phone designers are still experimenting with ways to make handsets with built-in speakers–Sony Ericsson being the latest among them–but others are going the external route for now. Namely, Motorola. The “EQ5 Portable Wireless Speaker” has a more traditional design than some of the alternatives we’ve seen (thankfully), …

 
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The 'P-Per' concept phone

(Credit: Yanko Design) If you’re not moved by the pictures of the conceptual “P-Per” handset on Yanko Design, we seriously don’t know what else would. Yeah, we know the name is weird, but it’s actually not so bad if you say it aloud. This concept phone consists …

 
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NEC may serve up a 'Flask' phone

(Credit: Chip Chick) Maybe goth isn’t the gadget trend of 2008 after all. The theme of choice this year might well be the flask. Last week Iomega tipped its hand, perhaps literally, with a new hard drive that was suspiciously flask-like in appearance. Now, only a few days later, …

 
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Jays BlueStreamer 2: Bluetooth widget of the King

(Credit: Crave UK) There are two kinds of people in the world: people who use the cheap, nasty, uncomfortable, crappy-sounding earbuds supplied with their phone or MP3 player, and people who upgrade. If you fall into the first group, stop reading now and go back to your musical purgatory. For …

 
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Disney's kid phones look all grown up in Japan

(Credit: Disney) Sometimes it seems that Japanese phone makers target their products at children as much as adult consumers–in some cases even before they’re born. Disney Japan is no exception, of course, so it’s no surprise that the Magic Kingdom of the Pacific is coming out with yet …

 
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Sony Ericsson phones tune into radio

(Credit: Sony Ericsson) As Sony continues to search for the right formula to reclaim its crown in music-playing electronics, one of its newest products may be taking a cue from its roots: the portable radio. Sony Ericsson is coming out with an attractive new line of phones later this year …

 
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Combo mouse phone for desperate situations

(Credit: USBFever) This is one of those gadgets that has Maxwell Smart written all over it. With all the mouse phones available today–or even keyboard phones, for that matter–it’s beyond us why anyone would want this silly-looking model with a microphone sticking out of it like a mutant appendage. …

 
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First Look: Zagat To Go

Now in its fifth version, Zagat To Go, compatible with the PDA and platform in-crowd, gives locomotive users access to Zagat’s sprawling database of cleverly amalgamated dining reviews and ratings for the best spots in town for food, service, and decor. The mobile version of the gastro-household brand makes …

 
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Helio Mysto: Jam-packed with high-end features

Helio Mysto (Credit: Corinne Schulz/CNET Networks) The Helio Mysto was officially launched last week and we finally have the full review of this skinny replacement to the Helio Drift. The design is not too different from the Samsung U600–you get the same gorgeous display and the same slim …

 
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Palm closing retail stores, paying out Treo owners

Palm has decided to close its retail stores as it faces the effects of a class-action lawsuit filed by Treo owners. Palm announced on Wednesday that Treo 600 and 650 owners who have had their units replaced or repaired at least twice are eligible for cash rebates on new Palm …

 
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