Mail on Ovi, the free email account from Nokia, is now ‘live’ and can be set up directly on Nokia phones without requiring a PC to get started. People who use Nokia Series 40 devices can create their own email address directly on their mobile phones.
BlackBerry creator Research in Motion intends to boost its employee numbers from 104 to 1000 at their Las Colinas office in Irving. Ontario-based RIM (who employ 7000 people across the globe) refers to its Las Colinas office as the company’s defacto U.S. headquarters. The company has been leasing office space here since February and plans [...]
The first prototype device running Google’s Android operating system seems to have found its way on to the internet. The device looks very ‘Windows Mobile’ by design but is clearly running Android (based on some Android screen shots we saw last month). It also looks very much like a HTC model, which adds some authenticity [...]
bmi, London Heathrow’s second-largest airline, is set to become the first British carrier to offer passengers access to cellular services including SMS to and from mobile phones. In addition, passengers who use GSM data cards will be able to access the internet from laptop computers.
Nokia will ship a USB HSDPA 3G dongle early next year in a bid to grab a share of the growing laptop-oriented mobile broadband business. To date, Nokia has left the modem market to others, allowing Chinese connectivity specialist Huawei to grab the lion’s share of the business.
This week we received our first BlackBerry Storm seeding device from Vodafone. We’ve seen this device on several occasions prior to launch, but this was our first opportunity to spend quality time with the Storm and draw our own conclusions.
Nokia today unveiled the Nokia N97, the world’s most advanced mobile computer, which will transform the way people connect to the Internet and to each other. Designed for the needs of Internet-savvy consumers, the Nokia N97 combines a large 3.5″ touch display with a full QWERTY keyboard, providing an ‘always open’ window to favorite social [...]
A potential security vulnerability has been discovered in BlackBerry Desktop Manager versions 4.2.2 onwards. A buffer overflow exists in the DWUpdateService ActiveX control of the BlackBerry Desktop Software that could potentially be exploited when a user visits a malicious web page that invokes this control.
Internet media and market research company Nielsen Online has conducted a study on mobile internet usage. Unsurprisingly, mobile internet use is on the increase, while internet access at desktop level appears to be slowing down.
Nokia has announced three new Ferrari inspired handsets to be launched by its luxury division, Vertu. The new handsets will be available in 2009 and will be part of the range named Vertu Ascent Ti Ferrari editions.