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Nexus One vs iPhone, Droid, and Palm Pre: Total Cost of Ownership

Tony Adam

Today is Nexus One launch day and we decided in typical BillShrink fashion, we would take a look at the overall total cost of ownership of the Nexus One vs iPhone along with the Droid and Palm Pre. This is the first time that any phone has been available for purchase unlocked and available for purchase at a discounted rate

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Deals of the Day – BlackBerry Bold 9700 for $0.01

Erik Chang

BlackBerry Bold 9700 for $0.01 from with a new AT&T service plan. Limited time with free activation! (A $36 savings). The Bold is a pretty decent phone (not withstanding the current BlackBerry outage), 3G HSDPA/UMTS, Quad-band GSM, GPS, BlackBerry OS 5.0, 2.44 inch display (480 x 360), backlit QWERTY keyboard, video, bluetooth, and much much more features. iriver Lplayer

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Nexus One: Google Phone confirmed with some details

Jonathan Rivers

The rumors are over and the sources have confirmed, the Google Phone that has been talked about for some time now, is going to be released with the name Nexus One. The story that confirmed this was posted on WSJ a couple hours ago. It turns out that the phone will be developed by HTC for Google.

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The 2009 Holiday Smartphone Gift Guide

Erik Chang

The holidays are just around the corner. If your best friend, spouse or relative is hungering for fast Internet, GPS navigation, high-res photos and instant Twitter updates, then a cable-knit sweater this year just won’t do.

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What would it take for a Google Phone to beat out the iPhone?

Jonathan Rivers

If you’re a smartphone or gadget enthusiast, you’ve no doubt heard about the confirmation of the Google Phone. Of course, we’re not talking about a Google Android-powered phone by HTC, Motorola, etc. — but a pure Google branded phone, designed from the ground-up by Google (and so far, rumored to be manufactured by LG). Though a few people are scratching

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Droid Launch: Is This The Start of The Android Revolution?

Jonathan Rivers

With its large, vibrant 3.7 inch WVGA (854 x 480 pixels), the Motorola Droid hits the shelves today, ready for the Android-hungry masses. Beyond its sharp display, the Droid comes with free turn-by-turn GPS, a fast Web browser, 5.0 megapixel camera — the Droid may just yet live up to its buzz and hype.

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Droid vs iPhone vs Palm Pre vs MyTouch 3G: Total Cost of Ownership

Erik Chang

After months and months of blogger buzz and a heavy veil of secrecy, the new Motorola Droid by Verizon Wireless is set to launch within days, just in time for the holiday season. The Droid enters into a smartphone marketplace dominated by the Palm Pre with Sprint and the ever-popular iPhone 3GS with AT&T. But how are consumers supposed to

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