For some time now there have been ‘rumblings’ of the so called BlackBerry Storm on the internet – the world’s first touch screen BlackBerry. Even with RIM having not officially said anything about the existence of this device there have been too many leaks of screen shots, mock ups, pre-launch literature and the like to [...]
In 2007, the EU set in place proposals for mobile phone customers to start benefiting from substantially reduced roaming charges when travelling between EU countries. The European Union has finally decided to set a cap on roaming SMS charges. The new improved rates will be in place by next summer at a maximum of EUR [...]
A survey completed by data protection company Credant Technologies to gauge the frequency and ease with which mobile devices are lost in transit, have found that approx 60,000 or so mobile devices are left behind in London taxis.
Apple are making waves again this week in their App Store, though highlighted applciations such as ‘Sonic Lighter’ written by developer Smule, aren’t offering the levels of productivity we would like to see on this device. Quirky applications such as Sonic Lighter certainly have a fun element to them, but they must be balanced with [...]
Google has released a new version of its popular mapping software for BlackBerry smartphones – Google Maps version 2.3.1, and it has some interesting new features which we’ll explore.
Popular Windows Mobile smartphone manufacturer HTC have announced that a white version of their Touch Diamond device will soon be available. The ‘Ice White’ Touch Diamond carries nothing more than the original version which launched earlier in the summer, and merely follows the Apple school of facelifts (the same piece of equipment in a fresh [...]
Research In Motion have announced their first clamshell BlackBerry device (codenamed ‘kickstart’) as the BlackBerry Pearl 8220. The easiest way to describe the Pearl 8220 is to say that it’s a standard Pearl in a clamshell body. It has the same 240×320 display that you get on a Curve, it runs on EDGE networks (no [...]
Nokia’s latest multimedia centric phone (and replacement for the hugely successful N95), the N96, is about to get a mobile version of the popular BBC iPlayer application.
Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia has predicted that its market share may reduce slightly over the coming financial quarter, although the company has stated it will increase overall during the year. Blame for this blip is pinned on Nokia’s competitors who have undertaken a series of price cutting tactics to increase their own market shares. [...]
We first saw the BlackBerry Bold at a meeting with Research In Motion earlier this year. The devices we saw back then were far from finished with their prototype plastics and had a battery which only lasted a couple of hours before recharging was required. Since then, as expected, much has changed and the Bold [...]