Apple iPhone Prices Leaked by Survey
The Apple iPhone has been a very hot topic since its introduction. Between the hardware design and user interface features, it has garnered a good amount of attention from the press. About the only thing that has come out about the iPhone that has not been the greatest of traits is the rumored price point. A recent article at Apple iPhone Review leaked a shot of the pricing for the iPhone (it has been removed). According to the posting:
It appears the iPhone rate plans from Cingular may be the same as Cingular’s current plan options: $39.99 a month for 450 minutes, unlimited mobile to mobile calling, and 5,000 night and weekend minutes. The data plans will start at $4.99 a month for 200 messages OR a $19.99 a month data plan for 200 messages plus unlimited Internet and Visual Voicemail.
An additional report at Engadget Mobile says that the iPhone will run $300-$400 after contract.
Treo 700wx for Verizon Reported at Engadget
In addition to the incredible amounts of phones announced and released at 3GSM, rumors of even more phones have abounded. Verizon's rumor mill has gotten into the mix with the report from Engadget Mobile that the Treo 700wx will be coming soon to Verizon Wireless users. The Treo 700wx is the follow up to the first Treo which ran Windows Mobile software, the Treo 700w. This model is rumored to be exactly the same as the current Sprint Treo 700wx model; bringing increased memory as the main feature to the device.
According to the Engadget Mobile article, the Treo 700wx is to see a release around February 20th with prices of $620 retail, $450 with a one-year agreement, and $400 with a two-year agreement (with possible $100 discount on getting the two-year contract). The post also mentions that the Verizon 700wx will come with support for tethering the Treo as a modem for one's laptop/desktop right out of the box.
Microsoft Releases Daylight Savings Patch for Windows Mobile Devices
This year marks the change in the Daylight Savings time ritual with it beginning three weeks earlier and ending one week later. And while one can manually make the changes to some watches and calendars, Microsoft had provided a patch for Windows Mobile users that will do the work of adjusting the clock settings at the new calendar intervals.
Download this patch for your Windows Mobile Smartphone or Pocket PC at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/daylightsaving/default.mspx
Palm Releases Treos in More World Markets
The Palm Treo series has been making its way around the world with various carriers. The latest two introductions have the Treo 750 being released on the Telstra Next G Network in Australia and the Treo 680 being released in Guatemala.
The Treo 750 release on the Next G network will feature the HSDPA update that has been forthcoming for other Treo 750 models but is not yet available.
For more information on the Treo 750 and 680 models and what worldwide carriers these and other Palm models are available on, visit http://www.palm.com
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