Archive for August, 2010

Samsung announces new Bada phone

samsung-wave Latest handset with the newest OS

South Korean electronics giant has unveiled another mobile phone running their own Bada operating system, the Samsung Wave 723.

Firefox mobile arrives on Android


With a similar feel to the desktop surfing tool

Web browser company Mozilla has released the latest beta of their Fennec mobile phone browser for Android, which is built from the same technology found in their desktop browser.

Orange apologise for Android 2.2 delay over twitter


Whilst unveiling its arrival time

Mobile phone network Orange has apologised for the delay of the latest version of the Google OS arriving on their HTC Desires, with the fault being down to HTC.

Weekly Review – 27th of August

Notably absent from this week’s news were the multitude of Nokia leaks from last week, in which we are thankful for they’ve stopped – as at least they’ll be something to report upon, at their press conference in September. In some way we are thankful for all the leaks, as at least we now know what we’re going to see and can now schedule our timetable around those leaked handsets.

The Mobile Phone Operating System

A mobile phone’s operating system is a necessary evil when it comes to the handset. The OS is needed in order to provide the vital link between the handset’s hardware and the other hardware the phone has to contend with – its owner.

Vodafone gets Nokia N8 – exclusively

nokia_n81In colour alone, if not entirely

Mobile phone network Vodafone has made public via Twitter it’s exclusively going to have the upcoming Nokia N8, in the lime green casing that’s been seen on countless preview models.

O2 unveils green phone ranking


Save the Earth with an Eco handset

Mobile phone network O2 has started a rating system for mobile phones, just to show how green a purchase they are for potential buyers and existing phone owners.

Huawei set to launch first Froyo handset

u8150Latest Google OS phone, with the latest Google OS

Alcatel unveils £44 BlackBerry-esque handset

alcatel_45 Budget mobile messenger

Former Lucent/Bell labs partner Alcatel has launched the low cost keyboard based OT-802 phone, on a pay as you go deals with mobile retailer Phones4u.

Vodafone’s the first for latest RIM handset

Voda gets the Curveblackberrypearl3g

Research In Motion’s latest BlackBerry Curve 3G phone has arrived on Vodafone, where they’re the first UK network to have the phone.