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Nokia N8 Symbian Smartphone reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Concealed under a plastic cover on the top of the N8 is a standard HDMI port that, when connected to the included HDMI mini cable and a HDTV, will output HD video. This allows instantaneous connection to most modern HDTVs for video and photo playback or even better, to enjoy some of the more popular games on the Ovi Store.

Apple: No plans for a smaller iPhone

By Ted Kritsonis

Though rumoured for weeks, insiders with knowledge of Apple’s plans have debunked the possibility that the company will unveil a smaller version of its popular handset. Apple’s engineers are apparently entirely focused on finishing the latest iteration, which should become available in Canada this summer.

HTC reveals first Facebook-focused Android phones

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

HTC’s Facebook phones fill a void in the tween and teen text-focused feature phone market once dominated by the Sidekick and LG’s messaging phones. The new phones focus on texting and typing and quick-buttons that put users in the middle of the Facebook experience where they can share, post and tag photos, and communicate with their friends on-the-go.

Nokia and Microsoft join forces in Windows Phone smartphone coalition

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Nokia and Microsoft are more alike than just being the dominant players in their respective markets. Both companies create products but more importantly, they create ecosystems. Nokia, like Microsoft, has wanted to participate in the portable gaming space and even backed its own failed N-Gage initiative a few years ago. With Microsoft’s thriving Xbox community and the power and resources of both companies, this can now be a reality.

HP retires Palm brand by announcing new WebOS smartphones,TouchPad tablet and PCs

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Yesterday’s WebOS pow-wow in San Francisco saw HP making its most significant moves and revelations since the acquisition of Palm last year. HP lifted the lid on the TouchPad WebOS tablet, a spanking new Pre 3 smartphone and a funky new smartphone called the HP Veer. Hinting at WebOS PCs in the future and forever sealing the Palm brand.

HP unveils its new TouchPad tablet and Pre3 smartphone running on webOS

Video featuring Ted Kritsonis

HP has officially entered the tablet wars with its TouchPad, while also going after smartphone consumers with both the Pre3 and Veer handsets. Canadian availability is still unannounced, but there is a possibility that all three will have launched in the Great White North by the summertime.

Telus will unlock any of its phones for $50 fee

By Ted Kritsonis

Telus announced that, starting February 15, it will unlock any phone it offers for a flat fee of $50. The caveat to all this is that you need to be a Telus customer with a monthly plan.