March 31, 2008

Gresso announces Avantegarde luxury mobile phone

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High-end mobile phone manufacturer, Gresso, has announced the forthcoming launch of the Gresso Avantgarde, its latest luxury phone.
The Gresso Avantegarde is powered by the Gresso operating system, which is based on the new Windows Mobile 6 Standard.
It has a 320 x 240 pixel TFT display, a built-in 2 megapixel camera, and MP3-player.
The stylish [...]

Nokia 5310 XpressMusic

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Consumers today want everything. They want everything, all the features they like, into one device. Well, if you love music, the Nokia has got the piece for you. The Nokia 5310 combines the best of both worlds - a portable music player with a wireless communications device.
The 5310 is a smooth and sleek phone. Every [...]

March 28, 2008

Colette announces Levi’s limited edition Red Tab mobile phone

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French retailer, Colette, is selling the Levi’s limited edition Red Tab mobile phone. There are only a hundred units of the phone available and it can be purchased online.
As well as the ‘exclusive’ Levi’s Red Tab at the top and Levi’s detailing on the rear, the phone also features an MP3 player, stereo [...]

Sony Ericsson T250i

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The mobile industry has become so competitive these past few years that manufacturers are doing their best to go one up against each other. Some companies are doing their best to introduce innovative designs and state of the art technologies towards consumers while others tries to maintain and strengthen their hold on the market with [...]

March 27, 2008

Modu is world’s lightest phone

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The Modu, from the Israeli company of the same name, has won the Guinness World Record for the world’s lightest mobile phone - it weighs a mere 40.1 grams.
A range of add-ons are available for the modular handset, including a camera module. It features Bluetooth connectivity, music playback and built-in 1GB memory.
The phone [...]

RIM Blackberry 8820

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A lot of people were looking forward for RIM’s newest Blackberry handset. Well, finally, the 8820 was released and proved to be one of the best smartphone’s developed by RIM. This will be the first Blackberry to offer integrated Wi-fi. The 8820 supports 802.11a/b/g standards and is compliant with Wi-Fi security protocols, giving users another [...]

March 26, 2008

Samsung Upstage Two-Sided Phone

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Samsung doesn’t only do slider phones, they also do two-sided phones. With this experiment, Samsung has produced the Samsung Upstage, their latest innovation. The Upstage features a small display on the phone side and, on the back cover, a large display for entertainment.
The phone in itself is a wonder. It is a combination, with one [...]

LG announces KF-510 slider smartphone

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LG Electronics has officially announced its sleek and stylish KF-510 slider smartphone, which should be available at most major mobile retailers in Europe from the end of March.
With energy-efficiency in mind, the handset has an Auto Luminance Control (ALC) feature, which automatically adjusts the brightness of the LED screen to help conserve battery power.
From [...]

March 25, 2008

Fly Mobile SX 200 is a Woolworths’ bargain

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Fly Mobile, the budget-handset specialist, has launched the SX 200, claiming it is the best value mobile phone currently on the UK market.
The slider phone is available on the Virgin Mobile network, exclusively from Woolworths for just £29.99. It was originally £10 more expensive than this, but Woolworths’ decided to make it even more [...]

March 24, 2008

Mitsubishi M750 Phone

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The Mitsubishi M750 is a bit of an old model. It is a a compact clamshell phone that measures at 96 x 47 x 24 mm in size and weighing 88 grams, it is light and feels very slender despite its size.
A 64 x 96 pixel, 256 display dominates the front cover, and although not [...]

March 20, 2008

Samsung announces 8 megapixel CMOS module

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Samsung has announced availability of an 8 megapixel module for integration into mobile phones.
The module measures just 8.5 mm thick, and Samsung claims it is the slimmest CMOS camera module of its kind.
Integration into handsets is expected to start in the second half of the year, threatening to quickly put current high-end 5 [...]

March 19, 2008

Devicescape and WeRoam in hotspot access deal

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WeRoam, a wholesale aggregator of Public WLAN Roaming, has entered into an agreement to give Devicescape’s customers access to over 35,000 hotspots in around 60 different countries.
Devicescape is a major provider of software access solutions for WI-FI roaming services. Its customers will now be able to automatically connect their wireless devices to WeRoam’s open [...]

Samsung SPH-M520 Review

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Surprise won’t even begin to describe costumer’s feelings when they’ll see the new Samsung SPH-M520 for the very first time. A lot of us have been asking for something innovative, something different, from one of the world’s leading manufacturer of mobile phones - but they failed to do it with this one. Although the SPH-M520 [...]

March 18, 2008

LG Rumor Review

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If you are looking for the convenience of a QWERTY keyboard without the hassle of a smartphone, then the LG Rumor might just be the thing for you. As successor to the LG F9200, the Rumor is an attractive handset with a hidden slide-out QWERTY keyboard plus a few advanced features like a megapixel camera, [...]

March 17, 2008

Press shots leaked of LG’s enV2 handset

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Leaked press shots of LG’s latest high-end mobile phone/smartphone, the ‘enV2′ are emerging on the web.
The handset, more properly known as the LG VX9110, is the successor to the successful enV/VX9900, but looks to be slimmer and more streamlined that its predecessor.
The pics show the enV2 with prominent Verizon Wireless branding. It features [...]

HP iPaq 610 and 910 Business Navigator

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The HP iPaq 610 is one of HP’s two new smart phones. Going straight through its features, the 610 is a quad-band mobile with support for HSDPA and assisted GPS with integrated Google Maps. It has a Windows Mobile 6 Professional Edition operating system and is equipped with Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g with WPA2 security), [...]

March 14, 2008

Polaroid plans UK launch of PoGo Printer

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Polaroid has renamed its Zink inkless mobile printer and announced a May launch date for the device in the UK.
The Zink printer is now called the Polaroid PoGo as in “Polaroid to Go”. It will sell for £99 in the UK.
The device can print 2 x 3 inch colour photos in just 60 [...]

RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8130

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Let’s deviate a little bit away from camera phones right now. Well, actually, I have been deviating a little bit from camera phones in some of my entries here. What I’m trying to do is get you readers to appreciate other types of handsets that are out there. Well, the phone that I’m featuring on [...]

March 13, 2008

O2 launches XDA Atmos Smartphone

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02 has launched the XDA Atmos smartphone. The Windows Mobile 6.0 phone has a slide-out Qwerty keyboard and a full-range of connectivity options, including 3G, GPRS, Wi-Fi, HSDPA, and Edge.
The quad-band, GSM handset is aimed at the business market. It features push email, which means that when a new email arrives the user [...]

Nokia 6555 Slim Phone

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Okay, here is a quick look at one of Nokia’s newer handset (well, not that new really), the Nokia 6555. Its one of the most elegant, stylish phones manufactured by this company as far as I’m concerned. With this phone, Nokia is making its mark on the slim handset market. Admittedly, its a bit bulkier [...]