Verizon AliasVerizon announced the Alias today, an updated version of the Samsung SCH-u740. The Alias is a dual hinge flip phone and will feature a silver finish and a more easy to read QWERTY keyboard. The Alias will be available April 2008 for $130 with a two year year and $50 mail in rebate.

Features after the ‘leap’

  • 1.3 megapixel digital camera with flash Camcorder
  • Get It Now(R) – downloadable games, ringtones, wallpapers, location-based services and more
  • Mobile Web 2.0(SM) – customizable, enhanced wireless Internet access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more
  • Instant Messaging using AIM(R), MSN(R), Yahoo!(R)
  • Text, picture and video messaging
  • Bluetooth wireless technology – Object Push Profile for vCard, headset, car kits, serial port and certain dial-up networking profiles
  • Expandable memory with external microSD(TM) card slot
  • Dimensions: 3.8″ x 2.04″ x .58″; 3.65 ounces with standard battery
  • Bilingual user interface: English and Spanish
  • TTY/TTD Capable
  • Personal organizer with Calendar, Calculator, Notepad, Currency Converter, Alarm Clock, World Time and Stop Watch


Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."