On Friday May 1st, Vodafone Internet will be completely free to all Vodafone customers whilst they are in the UK only from 0.00am 1 May 2009 until 11.59pm 1 May 2009. Any data used outside the UK will be charged at the standard data roaming rate for that country.
UK media consultancy Music Ally reports that Comes with Music may be off to a slow start. According to Music Ally, Nokia Comes with Music has managed to attract about 23,000 users in the UK to date…a figure far lower than many industry-watchers would have expected.
After coming to a decision to set a cap on roaming charges last year, the EU Commission has proposed some changes to the roaming prices that mobile providers charge their customers whilst using their equipment in Europe.
From its annual All Hands Meeting in Tokyo this week, the Bluetooth SIG formally adopted Bluetooth Core Specification Version 3.0 High Speed, or Bluetooth 3.0. This latest iteration of the popular short-range wireless technology fulfills the consumers’ need for speed while providing the same wireless Bluetooth experience – faster.
Membership of the Applications Centre of Excellence allows partners to take a more IT-focused approach to corporate and SME sales and Asavie, Neverfail and Telmap are the first to join.
Vodafone’s Android smartphone, known as the HTC Magic, will be available for sale on the 5th of May. The handset that uses Google’s mobile platform, was delayed due to a “last minute hardware change” and will be available for sale on a monthly contract exclusively with Vodafone.
The Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) will officially announce the short-range wireless standard Bluetooth 3.0 on April 21st. The new spec will negotiate a seamless ad-hoc WiFi connection between compatible devices.
There have been reports that since the 2.2.1 iPhone firmware upgrade (for both 2G and 3G flavours of the device), some users have started to report serious issues with their Wi-Fi connections. According to reports, the problem stems for the iPhone chipset overheating, making the issue irreversible even if a user downgrades their firmware. Some [...]
*UPDATE* BlackBerry App World now running at a version 18.104.22.168. if you are still running 22.214.171.124 of BlackBerry App World, you are encouraged to download it again so that you may get the update to version 126.96.36.199, which is said to have corrected a connectivity issue.
With over 1,000 applications headed to the App World this week, here’s a quick App World walkthrough. If you’ve not used it we certainly recommend taking the time to have a look.