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Ventev USB Chargers
In our collective, constant quest to keep all mobile devices charged, CH came across two great options from Ventev that had us super-charged. The company covers all the mobile and wireless bases, from phone accessories and charging packs to wireless...
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PowerPot by Power Practical
Going off the grid for a few days is one of life's purest pleasures. While ditching modernity is sometimes a must, having a flat battery on your mobile phone or digital camera can dampen your adventure. From making a call in the event of an emergency...
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SIMPLE Mobile: Change Your Game
Advertorial content: The days of being chained to an extensive and expensive mobile phone plan are dwindling thanks to the likes of SIMPLE Mobile. The groundbreaking mobile company lives up to its name; smartphone service is as easy as buying one...
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KnowRoaming
For those who travel abroad, there's always a pang of jealousy when locals are able to switch on their phones upon landing, without a thought of excessive fees. While smartphones make a great travel companion—especially abroad where maps, translators...
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Nokia Lumia 928, In the Gloaming
Advertorial content: The Nokia Lumia 928 promises to be the best low-light camera phone on the market today, so we're using it to produce a new series of stories photographed at twilight, called In the Gloaming. Sporting Carl Zeiss® optics and...
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Live at Milk Made
NYC-based creative agency All Day Every Day partnered up with MAC and Milk Studios to create Live@Milk Made. The campaign covers Fashion Week live with Phone Tag, a cell phone photo blog where fashion fans in attendance can cover live action from...
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Ford Sync AppLink
Following the announcement of their MyTouch in-car interface (based on Microsoft Sync software) earlier this year, today Ford announced the next component of that technology called AppLink. The new addition to the system allows drivers to navigate...
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Celsius X VI II Remontage Papillon
Watchismo has an exclusive look at Celsius X VI II's first product, an impressive merging of a mobile phone with a tourbillion watch that integrates a patented rewinding mechanism hidden within its hinge. The upshot of over three years of development...
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HTC Legend and Desire
Unveiled in Barcelona this morning, the HTC Legend and Desire are the latest and—as the names imply—greatest Android phones to enter the market. Both devices feature the company's Sense user interface which improves many facets of the...
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HTC Hero Featuring HTC Sense
Once again challenging the iPhone's reign as the touch screen device of choice for over two years, HTC's new model boasts industrial design and interface usability that makes us weigh our options carefully. For early-adopters looking to differentiate...
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Contxts: SMS Business Cards
While old-fashioned business cards have their charm, it's a little surprising that a digital service like Contxts, an SMS-enabled way to share contact info, hasn't come along sooner. After entering info online, users can send their "...
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Ulysse Nardin Hybrid Smart Phone
Partnering with the European firm, SCI Innovations, the celebrated Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin (one of the vanguards in the field) will be unveiling the world's first hybrid smart phone, the Chairman, at the upcoming Baselworld. (Click image...
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LG GD910 Watch Phone
In case you were wondering when all of those futuristic items we were promised back in the '80s would ever actually come about, one that seems like such a simple idea is finally here. Kept in a glass case at last year's CES, the touch-screen...
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Blackberry Storm
The Storm is BlackBerry's much-heralded first foray into touchscreen smartphones. When it hit the market earlier this week, it entered a field of touchscreen phones like the T-Mobile G1 and the gold standard Apple iPhone. It was developed by...
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Incase Metallic Slider Case for iPhone 3G
Anyone burnt out on the current crop of gaudy iPhone cases can take refuge in the latest offering from Incase. The Metallic Slider Case takes their most popular case for the first generation iPhone and sizes it for the 3G. It provides sleek, lightly...
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Shinju Binchotan Radiation-Shielding Bracelet
Made from bincho-tan, a traditional Japanese white charcoal made from oak, these Shinju Binchotan Bracelets are an attractive accessory that weigh in at less than $60. Designed with simplicity in mind, these handsome bracelets are believed to emanate...
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Hands on with the T-Mobile G1
When it goes on sale tomorrow, the T-Mobile G1 will be the very first mobile device to utilize Google's open source operating system, Android. I've been using a G1 for the last couple of weeks and am really impressed—a relief...
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FishPhone Text Messaging Service
Without FishPhone, an SMS-based application that keeps up-to-date statistics on the nebulous field of ocean friendly seafood, eating fish can be like walking a minefield these days. You shouldn't get the Yellowfin Tuna or risk eating mercury...
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Cool Hunting on the Sony Ericsson Xperia
You might have noticed the who is johnny X ads here on CH promoting the European launch of the Sony Ericsson Xperia. In addition to a brilliant screen, handy form-factor and sleek design the Xperia offers users a variety of downloadable home screens...
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T-Mobile G1 Google Android Phone
Today in New York City T-Mobile, HTC and Google officially unveiled the much anticipated G1. The touch-screen phone is the first to use Google's open source Android platform. Available on 22 October 2008 for $179, this device offers the first...
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MotoRokr E8 and Nas Giveaway
With features like localized haptic touchscreen feedback, a touch-sensitive scroll arc, buttons that automatically adapt to the feature in use and a built-in FM radio with song recognition, we've been geeking out on the ROKR at CH HQ for months...
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Jawbone 2: Father's Day Giveaway
The latest and second iteration of the Yves Behar designed Jawbone, a mobile Bluetooth-enabled headset, delivers the superior sound quality and noise-canceling technology it's known for in a unit that's 50% of the size of the original. As...
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HTC Touch Diamond
This morning in London, mobile phone manufacturer HTC unveiled the Touch Diamond, a new Windows Mobile Device that looks great! Yes, I did just say "Windows Mobile" and "great" in the same sentence. Focusing on delivering a killer...
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Tryphone
The newly launched website, Tryphone provides the ultimate assist in purchasing a new mobile phone, allowing for test drives of different models on their site through a virtual interactive design. Clicking on buttons gives a sense of the user interface...
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