This commercial played Monday before a special screening of Star Wars for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Sure, you use an 18k gold stylus to play with your fancy DS Lite, and you might have a 24k iPod, but did you ever stop to think that your cell phone charms aren't telling the world you have too much money?
Have no fear because Louis Vuitton is here to save the day. For only $240, you can buy a pair of dice for your cell phone. Oh wait, officially they're called "dangling resin cubes." They have Swarovski crystals and tiny golden-brass LV logos.
Now that I think about it, this could be a good … Read more
Well, I'll be darned, look who finally showed up on Cingular/AT&T's doorstep: the Nokia N75. After months and months (and months) of waiting, the music-centric, 3G-loving N75 appeared on the carrier's Web site today and with very little fanfare might we add. This is just a bit curious seeing as how much hype and interest the smart phone got prelaunch, and also a bit peculiar since it seems the N75's product page is now gone from the Cingular Web site. We know it wasn't just wishful thinking on our part, because we … Read more
As Spider-Man fans eagerly await the next movie (please don't make Venom lame), we hear Sony Ericsson will sling out some Spidey-enhanced handsets soon.
The K800i, the K750i, K550i, and the K610i will be getting new suits. And don't worry about scratching your phone when you're web-slinging because these special-edition phones come with a carrying case and a wrist strap. Reportedly, there will also be exclusive Spider-Man wallpapers and screensavers preloaded on the phones.
No word on when these are expected to be available, but it shouldn't be too far as the movie's only a … Read more
There's been much ado about the possibility of a Microsoft Zune cell phone lately, and Crave has joined the chorus of musings with several posts of our own. While a Microsoft exec said last year that such a device is a possibility, CEO Steve Ballmer wasn't so optimistic when he was asked that very question last week. "It's not a concept you'll ever get from us," Ballmer said while speaking at the University of Washington. "We're in the Windows Mobile business." While such comments obviously are open to interpretation, Ballmer went … Read more
So, what applications would you like to see on the iPhone or Apple TV?
Apple will develop new software applications and features for the products over time, and make those available for free, it said Tuesday during its earnings call. It's all related to some complicated accounting mumbo-jumbo that annoyed MacBook users back in January and February when they had to pay $1.99 to unlock a faster Wi-Fi chip they didn't even know they had.
By telling people the new stuff is coming up front--and by waiting to recognize a portion of the revenue from each sale--Apple … Read more
When Pantech released the Pantech C300 last year, we were amazed at its diminutive size. Weighing 2.5 ounces and measuring 2.72 inches by 1.69 inches by 0.76 inch, the C300 is touted by Pantech as the world's smallest camera flip phone. Then Pantech released the C3, which is the C300 with changeable faceplate covers. Now Pantech has come up with the C3b, essentially the same thing, but with Bluetooth functionality. Word is it'll go to AT&T soon, though pricing isn't available at this time.
Qantas is getting on board as is Air France. So it was only a matter of time before a U.S. airline floated the idea of using cell phones in-flight. As CNET News.com reports, Jet Blue CEO David Neeleman said texting could have a future in the skies. Neeleman also said listening to voice mail could be allowed, as long as ringtones and message alerts are silenced. On the other hand, voice calls would still be prohibited given the FCC's continued ban on using cell phones while in the air. At least you'll be able to enjoy … Read more
When it comes to Apple's iPhone it appears that the more we know, the less we know. Engadget was able to get its techy hands on a Q&A document sent to Cingular/AT&T employees. We can't confirm whether it's legit, but it almost reads like a script for an episode of TV's Lost. In other words, it tells us more of what we knew already while throwing us only the occasional bone. Meanwhile, the main details (such as an exact release date) remain wrapped in secrecy.
Still, there are a couple of … Read more
Ryan Fitzgerald is just an ordinary guy in Southbridge, Massachusetts, who had the extraordinary idea of publicizing his cell phone number on YouTube. The unemployed store clerk says he started the experiment to see how many people would call and to see if he could offer a sympathetic ear to any and all callers. He posted the above video on YouTube last Friday, and he has since received more than 5,000 calls and text messages. His follow-up YouTube video indicates that he has received all kinds of calls, from people who just wanted to say Hi, to people who … Read more