Archive for June, 2010

  • Telecom leaders join for mobile TV trial Telecom leaders join for mobile TV trial

    Britain's biggest mobile phone providers are joining forces to test a TV broadcast service that could allow people to stream television channels on their mobile phones. O2, Orange and Vodafone have all signed up for the trial, which would see broadcast TV channeled through the 3G spectrum, avo...

  • Motorola create rival to Blackberry Motorola create rival to Blackberry

    Motorola has just launched a new mobile phone in a direct attack on the lucrative Blackberry market. The new mobile was designed with business users in mind and has a full qwerty keyboard and a battery life to match a busy working day. The company say the handset is aimed at field sales, retail, he...

  • San Francisco imposes phone radiation measures San Francisco imposes phone radiation measures

    Mobile phones sold in San Francisco must display the level of radiation emitted by each handset, a new piece of city-wide legislation has ordered. Backed by the city’s mayor, Gavin Newsome, San Francisco is the first city in the US to employ the measures, which will involve a mark of the radi...

  • Japanese companies join forces in mobile phone battle Japanese companies join forces in mobile phone battle

    Two Japanese electronic companies will join forces later this year to contend with stiff competition in the mobile phone industry. Toshiba and Fujitsu have just announced that they will merge their mobile phone businesses in October this year. The decision to join together is the result of the ever...

  • Sony Ericsson unveil 'Shakira' to the world Sony Ericsson unveil 'Shakira' to the world

    The latest in the busy smartphone market has just been unveiled by Sony Ericsson - and is expected to be available in the UK by the end of the year. Code named ‘Shakira’ the Xperia X8 is the newest member of the Xperia line, bridging the gap between the large X10 and the Xperia mini ver...

  • Nokia launch new smartphone to defend market share

    Nokia chiefs have vowed to defend their top spot in the mobile phone industry despite increased competitive pressure from the iPhone and Blackberry. The latest offering was unveiled just one week after the launch of the much hyped iPhone 4. Nokia’s new top-end device, the touch-screen N8, has...

  • O2 put cap on data in time for iPhone O2 put cap on data in time for iPhone

    The launch of the new iPhone later this month will also herald the introduction of a cap on unlimited data for O2 customers. The phone company has just released data charges for its new smartphone line-up, which includes the much anticipated new Apple iPhone. Coinciding with the phone’s launc...

  • Apple launch redesigned iPhone Apple launch redesigned iPhone

    The latest in the Apple stable of iPhone technology has been unveiled and, as promised, it is a complete upgrade on the original model. Apple officially introduced the new phone, iPhone 4, to the world at a conference in San Francisco, describing the handset as the ‘biggest leap’ in red...

  • Palm returns to the smartphone fray

    Palm's latest smartphone handsets have officially been launched in the UK, with O2 exclusively stocking the devices. The Palm Pre Plus and its smaller stable-mate, the Palm Pixi Plus, both carry all the features of their well-received predecessors, but with additional capabilities to enable t...