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Gizmo all-in-one IM and calling service now serving BlackBerry

Gizmo for Mobile Beta

Blackberry users are getting a little more love these days. It hasn’t been long since Opera Mini 4 Beta became compatible with the BlackBerry platform. Now The Gizmo Project, a free, all-in-one IM and VoIP client mash-up originally built for the desktop, has opened its doors to BlackBerrys too.

Here’s what’s in it for Gizmo Project Mobile Beta users–IMing other Gizmo, Yahoo Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, and Google Talk users from your phone, plus free calls to fellow Gizmos….

 
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Gmail and Google Calendar get mobile face-lifts

If you’re a user of the mobile versions of Google’s Gmail, and Calendar, you’ll know that they’re incredibly useful if you’re on a carrier with less than 3G data speeds. Not as useful as the full desktop browser versions, but great if you’re out …

 
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Photos: RIM BlackBerry Curve (T-Mobile)

RIM BlackBerry 8320

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(Credit: Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks)

Back in early May, we fell in love with AT&T’s RIM BlackBerry Curve for its best-of-breed design and well-rounded feature set. Now, Research in Motion and T-Mobile have released another version and …

 
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Reinventing the keyboard, yet again: Kannuu

It feels like I write this headline every year or two: A new company has engineered a new, better way to enter text.

It really is a clever way to get text into a small device.

(Credit: Kannuu)

The latest: Kannuu, presenting at the Demo Fall conference tomorrow. This one …

 
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T-Mobile snags Wi-Fi-lovin BlackBerry Curve

RIM BlackBerry 8320

RIM BlackBerry 8320

(Credit: T-Mobile)

AT&T may have scored the RIM BlackBerry 8820 last week, but we’re thinking T-Mobile got the better deal with the just-announced RIM BlackBerry 8320, aka the BlackBerry Curve with Wi-Fi (Yahtzee!). Why? Well, first it has the same sleek design of the original Curve

 
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Intel versus ARM for the mobile computer

The ongoing tussle between Intel and AMD has dominated the news in recent weeks, but there’s another potential battleground shaping up for Intel that could have a huge impact on personal computing.

A major topic I want to cover over the next several months is the looming showdown as …

 
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Study: Texting boosts young voter turnout

Text-message spam may go up this November for voter-age youth.

Turns out that young people are more likely to vote when they receive a text-message reminder, according to a new study published this month by researchers at Princeton University and the University of Michigan.

(Credit: WhiteHouse.gov)

The researchers ran …

 
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Infantry to lead the way with a new PDA

A collaboration between military R&D and industrial designers is bringing state-of-the-art PDA technology to Joe Snuffy out on the battlefield.

The Soldier Flex PDA (SFPDA) introduced by Inhand Electronics features flexible display technology with input from industrial design firm Artisent, display technology firm E-Ink and the U.S. Army Flexible Display Center

 
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Google AdSense for Mobile puts contextual ads at your fingertips

Google is launching AdSense for Mobile, which will allow marketers to place contextual ads on sites viewed via mobile devices. The company has been running mobile ads through its auction-based AdWords program since mid-2006. Now it will be automatically converting AdWords ads to text ads that will appear when someone …

 
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Yap does voice to text for your phone

Here’s a useful concept: say you’re really sick of dealing with your phone’s tiny keypad to type in text messages. What if you could simply say what you wanted to write down, and have the tool fill it in for you? Yap is a new service that’…

 
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T-Mobile shows off string of multicolored BlackBerry Pearls

RIM BlackBerry Pearl gold

RIM BlackBerry Pearl gold

(Credit: T-Mobile)

It’s not the RIM BlackBerry Pearl 2 that most of you are probably waiting for, but T-Mobile and RIM have just released three new color models of the BlackBerry Pearl. In addition to black and white, you can now get the sexy little …

 
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Palm announces Treo 500v for Vodafone Europe

Palm Treo 500v

Palm Treo 500v

(Credit: Palm)

As scheduled, Palm announced a new product today for our friends across the pond: the Palm Treo 500v. Available in charcoal gray or glacier white, the smart phone sports a new, slimmer design (4.3 inches high by 2.4 inches wide by 0.6 …

 
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