Archive for November, 2009

  • Apple iPhone 3GS Supreme is all about the bling Apple iPhone 3GS Supreme is all about the bling

    An Apple iPhone 3GS with a difference has been unveiled, featuring nearly 200 diamonds and a price tag of £1.92 million. The iPhone 3GS Supreme is the most expensive Apple smartphone to hit the market and was designed by Liverpool dweller Stuart Hughes, who was commissioned by an anonymous Au...

  • Nokia X6 Comes With Music from today Nokia X6 Comes With Music from today

    The "ultimate device for social butterflies", the Nokia X6, has gone on sale from today. Available on the Orange network, anyone with an old N-series smartphone can trade it in at Phones4U to get the X6 for free on a £25-per-month contract. Otherwise, the Symbian device is free on ...

  • First Else iPhone killer goes beyond smartphones First Else iPhone killer goes beyond smartphones

    A new device said to "revolutionise" the mobile experience and go beyond smartphones has been unveiled by Emblaze Mobile. The First Else handset runs a new operating system, Else Intuition, which builds on Access Software's Linux Platform. Touted as yet another potential "iPhone...

  • Tesco beats Vodafone in race to stock Apple iPhone Tesco beats Vodafone in race to stock Apple iPhone

    With Vodafone still preparing to enter the iPhone market in 2010, retail giant Tesco has unveiled plans to stock the Apple smartphone – possibly in time for Christmas. The tariffs to be offered at the store have yet to be revealed, though representatives for the chain have promised they will ...

  • Vodafone trials premium data access for business customers Vodafone trials premium data access for business customers

    A new software system is being trialled across Vodafone's Spanish network which offers customers on its business tariff the opportunity to pay a premium for enhanced data access during peak times. For £44 per month, business customers can ensure connection to the Vodafone network regardl...

  • Nokia N series handsets rumoured to run Maemo Linux by 2012 Nokia N series handsets rumoured to run Maemo Linux by 2012

    Mobile giant Nokia plans to replace the Symbian operating system (OS) with the Maemo Linux on all of its high-end N series multimedia devices by 2012, it's claimed. The official N900 meet-up in London was the setting for the revelation, according to the Really Mobile Project blog. Nokia'...

  • Faster smartphone surfing with Opera Mobile 10 beta Faster smartphone surfing with Opera Mobile 10 beta

    In the same month Opera Software unveiled its beta version of Opera Mobile 10 for Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung smartphones running Symbian/S60, the mobile browser has been opened up to handsets running Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system. Users of Windows Mobile have been told by O...

  • Microsoft extends mobile apps access to Windows 6.0 and 6.1 handsets Microsoft extends mobile apps access to Windows 6.0 and 6.1 handsets

    Owners of Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 devices, such as the HTC Touch Pro2 and Samsung Omnia smartphones, can now access the mobile apps available in Microsoft's Windows Marketplace. The software giant's added support for the devices brings them in line with Windows Mobile 6.5 handsets, wit...

  • Samsung denies rumoured plans to ditch Symbian for bada Samsung denies rumoured plans to ditch Symbian for bada

    Rumours that Samsung is to drop Symbian in favour of its own open-source operating system (OS) have been denied by the smartphone producer. Last week, speculation surrounded the firm's plans to focus on Windows Mobile, Android and its own bada OS in the future. Now, Samsung representatives hav...

  • Vodafone unleashes HTC HD2 'iPhone killer' Vodafone unleashes HTC HD2 'iPhone killer'

    After reports confirmed as much last week, the HTC HD2 - formerly known as the Leo smartphone - has gone on sale through Vodafone. Customers can get the mobile handset for free when they opt for an 18-month contract at £40 per month, or a two-year deal at £35 per month. SIIM-free, the ...