Jul 06

Bloomberg reported that Amazon is currently working with Foxconn on a new smartphone product, one that would compete head-to-head with the iPhone and Android devices.

A smartphone would give Amazon a wider range of low-priced hardware devices that bolster its strategy of making money from digital books, songs and movies. It would help Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos — who made a foray into tablets with the Kindle Fire — carve out a slice of the market for advanced wireless handsets.

» Amazon Planning to Take on Apple in Smartphone Market

Oct 27

Is this finally some serious competition for the iPhone as a gaming device? Engadget posted some pictures of a new phone by Sony “not yet released” called the PlayStation Phone. Sony already talked about this phone for a couple of years but never really showed something, but not we know how the phone will look like. It’s a slide phone with game play buttons like the PSP and runs on Android. » The PlayStation Phone!

Oct 27

LockDockBar is a mod available in Cydia. What it does is puts a dock just above the main slide on the lockscreen and it has four icons in the dock. The four icons are: Phone, Mail, SMS and Calendar. All you do is tap one and it opens that app. Screenshots inside.

» Cydia – LockDockBar