April 30, 2008

Palm Treo 500 launches on O2 UK

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The Palm Treo 500 smartphone, which was previously only available on the Vodafone network, is now available from O2 UK after Palm’s exclusivity deal with Vodafone came to an end.
The Treo 500 resembles the Palm Centro, but the Windows Mobile 6.0 device is targeted at business users, and offers high-speed Internet access, access to [...]

April 29, 2008

Sony Ericsson W810i Walkman

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Sony Ericsson has been the leading multimedia phone in the market. They have the Cybershot for pictures and the Walkman phones for music. One of the best phone produced by Sony Ericsson is the Sony Ericsson W810i Walkman phone.
Encased in an eye-catching black, the W810i offers high-end, powerful features, such as a high-resolution camera, Bluetooth, [...]

April 28, 2008

Nokia announces fold and slide phones

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Nokia has launched three new phones - the 3600 slide, the 6600 slide and the 6600 fold - all of them with a focus on design.
The Nokia 6600 fold is a dual-band 3G phone with a 16 million-colour 2.13 inch OLED screen, and 2-megapixel camera with autofocus and double LED flash.
It has microSD [...]

Asus P527 Cell Phone

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The Asus P527 Smart Phone is probably what you’d call perfect. When shopping for a new phone, you’d probably look at its technical specifications first and more often than not, base your decision on that piece of scouting job. Well, if you did that, it’s hard not to choose the Asus P527 phone. On paper, [...]

April 24, 2008

LG Glimmer

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The LG Glimmer, released earlier this year, has been doing a great job in the mobile market. It is also on of LG’s more finer handset to date. Its design combines the touch-screen display, which is popular in todays market, and has the convenience of a slider phone. But that’s not all. LG made sure [...]

April 23, 2008

T-Mobile offers Samsung Soul

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T-Mobile is offering the Samsung U900 Soul multi-media phone in the UK, on its minimum term contract.
The phone, which is the most advanced of Samsung’s Ultra Edition range, has a 2.2 inch QVGA TFT LCD display and a Touch Navigation pad.
Although Soul’s full metal body is packed with features the stylish phone [...]

Motorola Q Global

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PDA’s are having a stronger foothold in the mobile market, now more than ever. Motorola, one of the leading manufacturers of PDA’s, rode on the success of its multimedia-friendly Q 9m. It now has a newer PDA, the Q smart phone that comes in with Windows Mobile 6 and perfect for business travelers. It has [...]

April 22, 2008

Nokia N76 Flip Phone

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When you talk about sleek and sexy phones, you have to think about the Nokia N76 flip phone. This Symbian device features a beautiful and slim design, but still retains those features that Nokia has been known for. The N76 has a heavy music focus, as it’s equipped with a robust music player, an FM [...]

April 21, 2008

Elektrobit announces affordable satellite phone

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Elektrobit is planning to launch an affordable Windows Mobile 6.1 satellite phone in 2009, which will be in the same price range as regular cell phones.
Unlike earlier satellite phone, which had an obtrusive antenna, Elektrobit’s phone is a sleek, lightweight device which doesn’t feature an antenna at all. It measures just 4.7 x 2.5 [...]

Samsung Helio Mysto

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Helio has been around for quite some time. Even though it hasn’t really made a big impact in the mobile market, its phones are very good and revved-up when compared to other phones in the market. With features like direct Flickr and YouTube uploads, Helio is trying to reach out to a wide audience.
The Helio [...]

April 18, 2008

Silicon Image announces 12MP camera processor

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Silicon Image, Inc. has announced the availability of its 12 megapixel camera processor IP core, which will bring digital still camera functionality to mobile devices.
The 12 megapixel camera processor IP core is designed for integration into system-on-a-chip (SoC) semiconductors, for use in mobile phones, portable multimedia players, ultra mobile PCs and security cameras.
Five [...]

April 17, 2008

3UK in deal with Fun Text

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3 UK is to roll-out Fun Text’s emotional messaging service on its handsets. The service will be accessible directly from the messaging menu on a range of 3 UK’s phones.
Fun Text claims that the service combines the richness of MMS with the ease of use of SMS.
3 UK customers with N95, N73, E65 [...]

LG Flare LX175 Review

Permalink: LG Flare LX175 Review by Franz Bicar

Cellphones nowadays have more and more feature, more complex controls and more advanced technologies. Tech savvy users would love these phones, but for those who wants only the basic functions, this can be a burden. That is why, simple entry-level phones with the most basic features are still on the market.
The new LG Flare LX175 [...]

April 16, 2008

E-TEN announces Glofiish M810 and M750

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E-TEN has boosted its Pocket PC Phone range with the Glofiish M810 and M750.
Both phones run Windows Mobile 6, with a Samsung S3C processor at 500MHz and 256MB Flash ROM.
The models feature a 2 megapixel camera with auto-focus, which offers photo file sizes which are ideal for uploading to websites, a QWERTY slide [...]

April 15, 2008

Nokia announces 6212 smartcard-phone

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Nokia’s latest 3G handset, the 6212 Classic, features Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, allowing the phone to communicate directly with other NFC-enabled devices.
NFC technology is a development of RFID technology which combines tag and reader in a single device.
The technology has a range of practical applications. Users of the Nokia 6212 will be able [...]

Nokia 6263 Review

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The Nokia 6263 is certainly a phone that is worth taking a second look. Nokia has added dedicated music controls, stereo Bluetooth, and 3G capabilities. Nokia has maintained a functional and minimalist design to the 6263 and of course, still has that very good call quality that most Nokia phones have.
As mentioned, the 6263 has [...]

April 14, 2008

Willcom unveils Intel Atom phone

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Japanese carrier, Willcom Inc, has revealed what it claims is the world’s first atom phone.
The carrier is offering a handset, manufactured by Sharp, with Intel Corp’s Centrino Atom chip, despite Intel saying that the Atom chip family would not be ready for mobile phones until 2009 at the earliest.
The Sharp D4 handset uses [...]

Samsung SGH-T719 with BlackBerry Push Email Feature

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Blackberry devices have always been popular when it comes to their email services. This tool is very useful, especially for professionals always on the go - where they can just pop-out their PDA and get their email virtually anywhere. However, a lot of people are still not comfortable with bulky PDA’s like the Blackberry and [...]

April 12, 2008

Nokia Luna 8600 Review

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Nokia has never been afraid of trying out new things. Its daring and innovative phones have made a big impact in the market. Some of these gambles have turned out to be good, others however turned out to be a bust. One of Nokia’s not so successful model is the Nokia 8800. Now, we have [...]

April 11, 2008

SnapMyLife photo sharing site launched

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US-company Mobicious Inc has launched SnapMyLife, a mobile social media site which allows people to instantly share camera phone photos by uploading them to the site via picture messaging (MMS) or email.
The site, which is optimised for viewing on cell phones, gained over 1,000 members each day during a 90 day trial period prior [...]