June 30, 2008

Samsung Soul SGH-U900

Permalink: Samsung Soul SGH-U900 by Franz Bicar

The new Samsung Soul has been released with much hype by its manufacturer Samsung. They even called it their flagship product for 2008. I guess that means that the company thought this phone has a lot of promise and a lot of potential. So let’s take a closer look at the Samsung Soul SGH-U900 and [...]

June 27, 2008

Nokia announces Supernova phones

Permalink: Nokia announces Supernova phones by Jan Harris

Nokia has announced its Supernova mobile range, and will launch four new handsets, all of which can be personalised with a choice of exchangeable covers.
The top-of-the-range Nokia 7610 Supernova is a slider-phone with a 3.2 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and 8x digital zoom.
It also features a dedicated music key, FM-radio and [...]

Blackberry maker doubles income

Permalink: Blackberry maker doubles income by David Masters

Canada-based Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), famous for inventing the Blackberry mobile handset, has announced its first quarter results for the period ending 31st May 2008, with revenues and income more than doubling on year.
The mobile communications device supplier saw revenues for the quarter of US$2.24 billion. This represents an increase of 19% compared [...]

June 24, 2008

Motozine ZN5 camera phone launched

Permalink: Motozine ZN5 camera phone launched by Jan Harris

Motorola and Kodak have jointly launched the Motozine ZN5 camera phone, which produces panoramic images with the help of Kodak’s Perfect Touch Technology.
The camera is the star of this device, which converts to a cellular phone when the cover is slid across the lens through ModeShift technology.
The candy-bar device has a 5-megapixel camera [...]

June 18, 2008

Nokia launches world’s thinnest QWERTY smartphone

Permalink: Nokia launches world’s thinnest QWERTY smartphone by Jan Harris

Nokia has added the world’s thinnest Qwerty smartphone to its E-series of business handsets.
The next-generation E71 replaces the Nokia E61.
Despite being just 1cm thin the E71 features GPS, HSDPA, and switchable home screens to help keep business and home life separate.
It comes with Nokia’s email software which can be set up by [...]

June 16, 2008

Sony Ericsson 8MP Cybershot

Permalink: Sony Ericsson 8MP Cybershot by Jan Harris

Sony Ericsson’s promised 8MP Cybershot promises to take camera phones to a new level.
The slider phone’s 8.1 megapixel sensor will make it possible to print A3 sizes. It features a Xenon flash for photos and a LED one for video.
Other features are expected to include built-in Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1, a bundled [...]

June 12, 2008

Motorola MC70 gains HSDPA

Permalink: Motorola MC70 gains HSDPA by Jan Harris

Motorola has beefed up its MC70 handheld computer with fast HSDPA and Windows Mobile 6.
The rugged MC75 smartphone is designed for field workers, with a tough rubberised casing that can be dropped onto concrete from a height of five feet without sustaining any damage, and a stump aerial for mobile communications.
The new 3G [...]

June 9, 2008

Apple third largest smartphone maker

Permalink: Apple third largest smartphone maker by Jan Harris

According to research firm Gartner Apple is now the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, behind Nokia in first place with a 45.2% market share and Research in Motion (RIM) in second place with a 13.4% market share. Apple holds a 5.3% share of the market
The world market for Smartphones is rising with 32.2 [...]

June 6, 2008

3G iPhone could be key mobile TV device

Permalink: 3G iPhone could be key mobile TV device by Jan Harris

With the launch of Apple’s 35 iPhone imminent, a report from Analysis Mason highlights the potential for Apple to make a mark on the mobile TV market.
The report suggests that the iPhone could become the key device for viewing mobile video, for many consumers.
Market research has found that iPhone owners access TV and [...]

June 4, 2008

July release for Nokia N96

Permalink: July release for Nokia N96 by Jan Harris

The new sim-free Nokia N96 phone is expected to be available from the end of July.
The handset, which was announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, back in February, looks set to be packed with features.
Play.com is currently taking pre-orders for the multi-media handset at a price of £600, but this does [...]

June 2, 2008

Sony Ericsson and GestureTek in games phone deal

Permalink: Sony Ericsson and GestureTek in games phone deal by Jan Harris

Sony Ericsson has entered into a deal with motion sensing technology company, GestureTek, which could bring a new generation of motion sensitive games to Sony Ericsson handsets.
GestureTek’s software could be integrated into Sony Ericsson phones as early as September, positioning the handset manufacturer as a gaming brand.
The software will use the phone’s camera [...]