Archive for September, 2010

Phones 4u sells BlackBerry Torch from tomorrow

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Mobile retailer lights the way for RIM

Mobile phone reseller Phones 4u has announced they will have the flagship Research In Motion’s BlackBerry Torch 9800 in their stores, from Friday October the 1st.

Nokia N8 starts shipping today

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No wait for the N8

Finnish mobile phone maker’s Nokia has started to ship their flagship consumer handset the N8, from today onwards.

Vodafone announces new self-branded handsets

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Mobile phone network Vodafone has unveiled their upcoming rebranded mobile phones, the Vodafone 553, 545 and 945.

Sony Ericsson accessorises Android

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With a View to Live with

Mobile phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson has announced a small pocket sized screen device, which can display notification messages from a Google OS handset.

BlackBerry gets an iPad

RIM takes a leaf out of Apple’s book

Research In Motion has unveiled a tablet device at their annual developer conference, under the name of the BlackBerry PlayBook.

Windows Phone 7 to launch on October 11th

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WP7 @ 11.10.10

Microsoft has invited the media to an event in London on October the 11th, where it’s reported Windows Phone 7 will be officially unveiled.

Free Facebook for Three

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No frills social networking

Mobile phone network Three has unveiled free access to a lite version of Facebook, to all of its customers.

Nokia E7 – First impressions review

Nokia’s Communicator series has always been a good seller for the Finnish phone makers, ever since they first began to arrive back in 1996 where the Nokia 9000 Communicator was even featured in the 1997 Val Kilmer ‘Saint’ film.

Sony Ericsson is dropping Symbian

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No ^3 phones planned

Handset manufacturer Sony Ericsson has confirmed there are no plans to include the Nokia operating system Symbian in future mobile phones, in an interview with Business title Bloomberg.

LG sounds out Shazam

shazam Optimus Primed for music discovery

Consumer electronics manufacturer Lucky Goldstar has teamed up with popular music identifying service Shazam, by bundling in their paid for application on their handsets.