As promised back in May, T-Mobile is bringing Microsoft Exchange support to the T-Mobile Sidekick LX 2009. Starting Tuesday afternoon, Sidekick LX owners will be able to download the Sidekick Sync app from the handheld's Download Catalog and get real-time push e-mail, attachment viewing, and full sync capabilities. In addition, you'll also be able to sync your contacts and Exchange calendar to the Sidekick. Developed by Remoba, Sidekick Sync costs $4.99 per month and requires you have a Sidekick data plan.
Sprint has just announced the LG LX290, a simple slider handset that features a 1.3-megapixel camera; text and multimedia messaging; GPS with Sprint Navigation; mobile e-mail; and more.
It measures 4.09 inches long by 1.94 inches wide by 0.63 inch thick, has a 1.33-inch by 1.77-inch TFT display, and has four shortcut keys dedicated to texting, e-mail, personal calendar, and alarm. The LG LX290 is quite affordable at only $29.99 with a new two-year agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. It is available now on Sprint.com.
Here we go again with another installment of the weekly Crave giveaway. This week's gadget: the HP MediaSmart Server LX195, a great network storage and backup device for home users.
In case you're wondering what CNET really thinks about it, CNET editor Dong Ngo recently gave the LX195 an Editors' Choice award. He says, "The device offers stellar performance, and great backup and remote access options for a reasonable price." (Read the full review of the HP MediaSmart Server LX195.)
Normally, HP's MediaSmart Server LX195 costs about $400, but you have the chance to get … Read more
Slider handsets are a dime a dozen these days, but that doesn't mean they can't deliver the goods. The LG LX370 is one such example. It's a simple midtier phone from Sprint, with a sleek slider design we've seen before, and yet it's not at all unattractive. Features like EV-DO Rev. A, a 2.0-megapixel camera, a music player, GPS, and even corporate e-mail compatibility (provided your company provides Outlook Web Access), kept us intrigued as well. All that combined with good call quality and battery life convinced us the LX370 is a decent midtier … Read more
Sprint launched two new phones over the weekend: the LG LX370 and the Samsung Exclaim.
The LG LX370 is a slider phone with Sprint's One Click interface, a 2.0-megapixel camera, stereo Bluetooth, GPS with Sprint Navigation, a music player, a microSD card slot that can hold up to 16GB, and more. The LG LX370 is $99.99 with a two-year contract.
The Samsung Exclaim has many of the same features, but it has a dual-slider shape with both a number keypad and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It is similar in style to the Helio Ocean 2.
This messaging … Read more
XM Satellite Radio will also launch as a factory-installed option on many other Toyota vehicles throughout 2009. The company estimates the number of Toyota vehicles on the road by the end of 2009 available with XM Satellite Radio will exceed one million.
In addition to XM Satellite Radio, XM NavTraffic will be standard equipment on all Camry … Read more
Just a friendly little reminder that the T-Mobile Sidekick LX 2009 is now available for purchase at T-Mobile stores nationwide and online. The new Sidekick is available in orchid or carbon and is priced at $249.99 with a two-year contract, though previous Sidekick owners get a $50 price cut. New features include a brilliant display, 3G, GPS, and Facebook and Twitter integration.
Kent is back from vacation and ready to face an avalanche of Palm Pre rumors. Now that we have another possible release date (June 7), we get word of two additional Palm devices featuring the Pre OS. Some BlackBerry news is also afoot and we have a couple of new Samsung phones for Verizon Wireless and MetroPCS. In reviews, Bonnie put the new 3G-enabled Sidekick LX through its paces and Nicole tests the LG Wine and the Sidekick CDM-8950. And of course, we take your questions.Listen now: Download today's podcast Rumor of the week Mini Palm Pre, Pre Centro in the works? … Read more
I just got my hands on the details of Hewlett-Packard's upcoming MediaSmart Server, the LX195. Originally, HP had planned on announcing the new network storage server on May 5, but as a retail vendor accidentally leaked the information about its availability, you all get to hear about it now.
The LX195 is in some ways the successor of the MediaSmart Server ex475 and its variants, which HP launched more than year ago. However, the LX195 packs some major changes.
The new MediaSmeart Server now is powered by Intel's Atom 1.6 GHz Processor (instead of the AMD Sempron … Read more