Latest On iPhone Killers

  • Blackberry Storm

    Blackberry’s newest phone features a clickable touch screen. With all of RIM’s enterprise features — edit Excel spreadsheets! works with Enxchange! — and a nice bright screen, this looks like yet another iPhone killer. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 5 years ago respond

  • T-Mobile G1

    T-Mobile announces the God/Jesus/Holy Ghost/Buddha phone: The G1. $179, available on October 22. Features gChat, Google Maps, customizable home screen, blah blah blah. And iPhone holdouts who’ve been waiting for a slide-out keyboard can now feel like they’re market niche is being paid attention to. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 5 years ago respond

  • Googlephone: September 23

    T-Mobile has officially announced that the first phone running Google’s Android mobile operating system, the HTC Dream, will be unveiled in late September and in late October. It ain’t as purdy as the iPhone, but it sure does have a nifty keyboard. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 5 years ago respond

  • gPhone Footage

    Grainy shots of what might be the HTC Dream, or G1, the iPhone killer that’s a Google/Sidekick mash-up. Those of you who’ve been hoping the iPhone will finally release a version with a physical keyboard, your patience may have paid off — as long as you’re willing to keep waiting until September (if you’re a T-Mobile customer) or December (at the latest). The heavy breathing here is creepy. Watch Video ›

    Scott Lamb 5 years ago respond

  • Blackberry Thunder

    The first pictures of an (apparently) functional version of Blackberry’s touch-screen device have shown up on the web. The Thunder is Blackberry’s response to the iPhone, and they’re hoping to make the touch screen typing experience way better than what Apple offers — the screen will provide tactile feedback when you press a key, and there’s a lot more screen real estate dedicated to the keyboard. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 6 years ago respond

  • LG Dare

    New trio of Verizon LG phones (the Dare, Chocolate 3, and the Decoy) will go on sale as soon as June 16th. For those of us who can’t get excited about the iPhone because we’re chained to Verizon for the rest of our lives (I say this as I look at my co-editor’s iPhone wistfully), LG is offering a new touch-screen phone that’s like the Prada phone, only better. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond

  • Nokia Tube

    Pictures and rumors about Nokia’s response to the iPhone - codenamed Tube - are percolating online. Sure, it doesn’t have a multitouch screen, but it will apparently have a camera, GPRS, GPS, WLAN, and will run on Symbian. Don’t hold your breath, it may not be out until next year. Read More ›

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  • Android Phones

    Google’s new software platform for mobile phones is called ‘Android’ and will debut this week in its prototype form at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It’s going to take a lot of work to make a phone as pretty as the iPhone, but the open source nature of the Android platform has got the geek sector pretty amped. Read More ›

    BuzzFeed Classic 6 years ago respond

  • Nokia N96

    Nokia’s latest addition to its high-end mobile line is getting a lot of attention. Just unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2008, the N96 sports GPS, an accelerometer, 16GB of storage, a 5MP camera, DVD-quality video, a 2.8-inch screen, Wi-Fi, and a handy kickstand for desktop viewing. Read More ›

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  • The gPhone

    Much buzz about Google’s reported next project: The Google Phone. Google has apparently been showing a prototype of its phone to manufacturers - though many people don’t think it’s an actual phone, but a set of related services. Read More ›

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  • Neo 1973

    OpenMoko’s Linux-based anti-iPhone is now available. The Neo 1973 is for sale to developers only right now - commercial sales start in the fall. It has many of the same features as the iPhone, but it’s not as cute. It’s based on open source principles, though, so the geeks will love it. Who will win? Read More ›

    BuzzFeed Classic 7 years ago respond