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Vibrating bracelet won't miss a call

(Credit: Boys Stuff) After dismissing the concept behind the “BlueQ” wristband alert last year, we were immediately lambasted by readers. (Something that’s become all too familiar for some of us.) So we proceed with due caution in passing along this similar product. The “BluAlert Vibrating Bluetooth Wristband” works on …

 
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'KissPhone' would let you give some lip

(Credit: PROinvention) We’re dubious about the authenticity of this purported concept, but it may out of an overwhelming sense of denial. It’s just too depressing–and disturbing–to think that someone would actually come up with this idea, let alone find a market for it. The “KissPhone” is a device …

 
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Verizon, AT&#38T, T-Mobile implement unlimited calling plans

Verizon is one of the four national carriers to offer flat-rate unlimited calling plans. (Credit: Verizon Wireless) It’s official: As of today, all four major national carriers now offer unlimited calling plans. Two weeks ago, Sprint announced a $119.99 a month Unlimited Access Pack available in select markets, …

 
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Atlas Kinetic phone forces you to move

(Credit: Yanko Design) Remember the Bang & Olufsen Serene that looks like a modern art museum piece? Designer Ricardo Baiao’s Atlas Kinetic concept cell phone takes that bizarre look to a whole new level, with a power source that’s just as unusual. It’s like one of those …

 
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AT&T's Palm Centro gets official

Palm Centro for AT&T (Credit: AT&T) As expected, today AT&T announced the addition of the Palm Centro to its lineup of smartphones. Unlike the Sprint’s red and black models, AT&T’s version comes in white and features lime green buttons. And while it carries the …

 
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Ringin' roses: Top 10 pink mobile phones

(Credit: Crave UK) Pink phones used to be unusual, but now they’re everywhere, in every shade from blossom to rose, bubblegum to candy heart, and palest peach to bright magenta. Whether you’re a girly girl taking your fashion cues from Elle in Legally Blonde, a metrosexual man making …

 
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Battle of the diamond uber-phones

Vertu (Credit: Sybarites) Obsession (Credit: Goldstriker) It’s probably just coincidence, but the timing of this offering from luxury phone maker Vertu is interesting. Just yesterday we noted the resemblance between its handsets and those of rival Obsession, and today that perception was reinforced by Vertu’s new “Signature Yellow & White Diamonds” …

 
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Updated: Skype for Mac

(Credit: CNET Networks) One of the best choices for online telephony for Mac just got better. The latest Skype update pushes the program to version 2.7.257 adding support for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and higher-resolution video for face-to-face video calls. The new default resolution is 640×480 …

 
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Apple patent shows Google Maps working on older iPods (maybe)

(Credit: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office / uspto.gov) AppleInsider has uncovered a patent filing from Apple (located here) that’s a cross between what we’ve known as an “enhanced podcast” and the step-by-step driving directions found on the maps application that is on the iPhone and iPod touch….

 
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T-Mobile HotSpot customers can still use the Starbucks Wi-Fi, for now

Monday’s announcement that Starbucks will end its Wi-Fi partnership with T-Mobile had some HotSpot subscribers worried. After all, Starbucks locations are a significant source of T-Mobile HotSpots. One of the key attractions of T-Mobile’s HotSpot @Home service is the ubiquity of such HotSpots (HotSpot @Home is a service …

 
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GSMA Day 3 wrap-up

Vodafone makes itself known at GSMA. (Credit: Kent German/CNET Networks) The GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, is winding to a close, but that doesn’t mean mobile phone news have stopped streaming in. The third day of GSMA 2008 saw AMD announcing big plans for mobile phone processors, …

 
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Hasta Luego to GSMA

Adios Barcelona (Credit: Kent German/CNET Networks) It’s Valentine’s Day and the GSMA World Congress is coming to a close. It’s been a busy few days for the CNET team. Bonnie Cha and I journeyed from San Francisco with CNET TV’s Ariel Nunez, CNET UK’s …

 
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