Last night we attended the European wide launch of the new BlackBerry Bold hosted by Research In Motion in Covent Garden, London. It was a star struck event with The Feeling as the headlining act after an introduction by RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis himself.
You may remember back in April that we told you luxury watch maker Tag Heuer was planning to build a high grade mobile phone to compete with the likes of Nokia luxury division Vertu. Well that day appears to be a step closer as Tag Heuer’s debut mobile phone (which will be called the ‘Meridiist’) [...]
As the Sony Ericsson Walkman series celebrates its third year of handset productions, the company has announced three new Walkman phones (one for each year perhaps).
According to a BBC interview with Trading Standards the UK is being flooded with cheap replacement chargers for mobile phones and other handheld devices (including portable games consoles). In the interview Chris Holden, a Senior Trading Standards Officer, said there are “hundreds of thousands” of cheap and potentially dangerous chargers in the market, including some [...]
Research In Motion have now released Service Pack 6 for BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1. Service Pack 6 includes the long awaited ability to view HTML and rich-content email messages for BlackBerry devices running handheld firmware version 4.5 or later (yet to be released).
Kai Oistamo, Nokia’s head of mobile devices, claims the handset giant will be launching a new series of touch screen devices in the second half of 2008 aimed at the “volume market.” It’s highly likely that one of the devices Oistamo was taking about was Nokia ‘Tube’ device – the subject of some discussion online [...]
Mobile OS vendor (and recent Nokia acquisition) Symbian claimed it was willing to “collaborate” with Google going forward according to Symbian CEO, Nigel Clifford. Such collaboration already exists in the form of application add-on’s as Google services are available in some Symbian based smartphone devices, however today’s claim states that cooperation could exist on a [...]
Symbian has launched a new and updated developer program which it’s calling the Symbian Partner Network. Symbian’s original development program (called the Platinum Partner Program) was expensive for developers to become part of, and with increasing pressure from the likes of Apple’s application store and the forthcoming ‘open source’ Google Android (not to mention also [...]
Research In Motion’s new flagship device, the BlackBerry Bold, has received its FCC (America’s governing body for the use of radio equipment) approval. This formality now means that, subject to individual carrier certification, the Bold can now be sold within the United States (and of course the rest of the world follows from this). Delays [...]
A European Commission survey in to the use of telephones has reported that 25% of households now solely use a mobile phone for their communication needs and have turned their backs on the conventional landline telephone.