Archive for April, 2011

Amazon updates Kindle for Honeycomb

Books on a bigger screen

On-line retail giant Amazon has brought out a new version of its eBook reading software, aimed at the Android ‘Honeycomb’ 3.0 operating system found on tablets.

Nokia and Microsoft sign deal

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop (left) and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer address the Senior Leadership Event before they announce plans for a broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem . Nokia and Microsoft plan to form a broad strategic partnership that would use their complementary strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem.

MicroNokiaSoft is on the way

Seattle based software developer Microsoft and Finnish mobile phone company Nokia has signed a definitive agreement surrounding their partnership – way ahead of schedule and just two months since their news was first made public.

Sony Ericsson announces Android Walkman phone

The mobile phone partnership goes musically robotic

Mobile phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson has unveiled its first ever Walkman branded mobile phone based on the Google mobile OS, with the W8.

Skyfire 4.0 launches for Android

With an optional video app

Popular mobile internet browsing software company Skyfire has just released the latest version of its web browser, in version 4.0 – with eight new features and a video converter.

Weekly Review – 22nd April

The week started off with One Mobile Ring reporting that Motorola Atrix handset has come to Orange, where the Samsung Galaxy S has been upgraded to Gingerbread and the Samsung Galaxy S II is coming to O2.

iPhone 4 arrives on pay as you go deals with Three

Cheaper than the Apple Store

Mobile phone network Three has taken stock of the Apple iPhone 4 on prepay tariffs in both 16 and 32GB models, with the networks truly unlimited data allowance for £15 a month.

HTC Wildfire S available at Carphone Warehouse

Budget sequel comes to CPW

Well-established mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has opened up the ordering of the budget Android sequel HTC Wildfire S mobile phone, on contracts starting from £20 a month.

Samsung Galaxy S II arriving Wednesday next week

Before May

Popular high-street mobile phone retailer Phones 4u has now listed the shipping date of the Samsung Galaxy S II as April 27th, a week away from the other mobile phone networks.

Orange and T-Mobile open up joint-shop

Everything Everywhere starts live trading

Mobile phone networks T-Mobile and Orange, under the umbrella brand of Everything Everywhere has opened up its first store together in Bexleyheath.

Motorola Xoom arrives at Carphone Warehouse

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With unlimited internet access

Mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse is now stocking the Motorola Xoom Android tablet, on a £25 a month price plan with a truly unlimited data allowance.