Archive for July, 2011

Monthly Review – July

The month began with One Mobile Ring reporting that free apps have come to Orange, where the Xperia ray will be arriving in August, the Galaxy S II hits 3 million and the new BlackBerry Bold is now on sale.

Social messaging comes to BlackBerry


From inside of existing apps too

Research In Motion has announced BlackBerry Messenger version 6 with better messaging integration for other applications, such as FourSquare, Huffington Post and many others.

Three cuts tariff costs of free smartphones

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Whilst other networks still charge for them

Mobile phone network Three has made public it has reduced the tariff cost of a number of new handsets, where other mobile phone networks are carrying a charge for the same devices – such as the Samsung Galaxy Ace and HTC Desire S.

White Galaxy S II to hit the UK

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S’no’w joke

On-line mobile phone retailer Clove Technology has announced it will be stocking the Samsung Galaxy S II, in the new colour of white.

X10 gets some Gingerbread


Whilst missing out on Frozen Yogurt

Sony Ericsson has released an update to their former flagship Xperia X10 handset, which brings with it Android ‘Gingerbread’ 2.3 amongst other new features.

New BlackBerry devices arriving next week


Running from the new OS

Research In Motion is holding a media event next week, surrounding the possible launch of new devices or even detailing their new operating system.

Samsung Galaxy S II hits 5million


Out-of-this-world numbers

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has unveiled their Galaxy S II flagship mobile phone has achieved another milestone, by selling 5,000,000 handsets.

Vodafone announces own-brand Facebook phone


Socially aware mobile, at a low cost

Vodafone has launched a pay as you go handset with built-in access to Facebook from a dedicated key, in the Vodafone 555 Blue.

Mozilla developing own mobile phone OS


To run from the web

Makers of popular the web browser Mozilla has unveiled it is going to develop a mobile operating system, under the project name of ‘Boot to Gecko’.

Windows Phone 7 ‘Mango’ RTM


For qualification and optimisation

Microsoft has announced it has finalised the code to the Windows Phone 7 update known as ‘Mango’, along with releasing it to manufactures to be used on mobile phones that they are selling.