Softbank has released these hand-made lacquered iPhone cases under the Japan Texture range. There are only 50 units for each design. Each cases retails for around 39,800 Yen ($407) in Japan. [Softbank via Akihabara]
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Here is the HTC theme for the BlackBerry Storm that will bring HTC’s TouchFlo interface on this handset. This is a commercial product that costs only $5. Watch the video after the jump. More
It seems that Vodafone will release the HTC Magic worldwide. Vodafone’s UK branch has announced that they will release the Magic this Friday, May 1st. You should be able to pick up the device for free, depending on the data plan that you pick. [Engadget Mobile]
Samsung has added another member to its Tocco range, with the introduction of Tocco Lite for the UK market. This new handset has enhanced social media features, which uses online widgets to keep your Facebook status up-to-date, log on to your Myspace page or browse Youtube for the latest videos. You can also tag photos of your contacts on the device, as well as uploading your photos to social networking sites from the phone directly.
So here are the complete specs to get more details, the handset offers a 3-inch TFT touchscreen display with 262K color and 240 x 400 resolution, a 3.2 MP camera, TouchWiz UI, accelerometer, Samsung DNSe 2.0 music technology, FM radio with RDS, a 50MB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 8GB), Bluetooth 2.1 and supports Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE connectivity. The Samsung Tocco Lite will be available in the UK starting mid May for unannounced price yet. [Pocket-lint]
The FCC has approved the Motorola A4500 aka the Napoleon, so we can expect the cell phone to be available in the US market very soon. This quad-band GSM phone supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a fingerprint scanner, a 2MP shooter, a memory card slot, and a QWERTY keyboard. The handset will be powered by Windows Mobile 6.1. [BoyGenius]