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Qualcomm says Snapdragon will breed category of new gaming devices

Qualcomm says Snapdragon will breed category of new gaming devices

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A Qualcomm exec has revealed it sees its Snapdragon processor as potentially powering a new breed of handheld games consoles, Mobile-Ent reports. "There will be, by the end of this year, specific game-centric platforms launched around Snapdragon", Mark... >>

Text-only Facebook Zero for phones gets MWC mention

Text-only Facebook Zero for phones gets MWC mention

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Low-calorie social networking has been announced at Mobile World Congress as far as your data bill goes as "Facebook Zero" has been mentioned by an FB exec. Although no official release is yet doing the rounds, it seems Facebook Zero - due to go live... >>

T-Mobile Pulse Mini spotted

T-Mobile Pulse Mini spotted

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The already-announced T-Mobile Pulse (at its launch the first pay as you go Android-based smartphone) is already at the lower end of the gPhone market with its £179.99 price tag and middling specs, but is to be joined by an even more affordable option... >>

Microsoft Arc keyboard launches for use around the home

Microsoft Arc keyboard launches for use around the home

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Microsoft has rather grandly heralded the "redesign of the keyboard as we know it" as the Arc Keyboard is announced for sale in the UK. The Arc Keyboard, which joins the Arc Mouse in Microsoft's range of higher-end peripherals, is designed to be "small... >>

Freeview offers free iPhone app

Freeview offers free iPhone app

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Freeview has announced it is offering iPhone and iPod touch owners a new app to help them plan their TV viewing whilst on the go with instant access to the Freeview programme guide, including HD channels and over 50 Freeview channels.   Features including... >>

T-Mobile to offer HTC Desire in March, Orange from April

T-Mobile to offer HTC Desire in March, Orange from April

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Like the look of the new HTC Desire? Then we have news of how you can get your hands on the new 2.1 Android handset here in the UK as T-Mobile has announced it is to offer the handset from 26 March and Orange is set for an April launch. The European version... >>

Sony "pulling the plug" on OLED TVs in Japan

Sony "pulling the plug" on OLED TVs in Japan

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Reuters is reporting that Sony has "pulled the plug" on production of OLED televisions in its home market of Japan, with "sluggish demand" said to be the reason. Just 2 years after Sony announced the launch of the XEL-1, the 11-inch OLED television available... >>

Rugged Sonim XP2 Spirit announced

Rugged Sonim XP2 Spirit announced

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Tough phone maker Sonim has announced the latest in its Xtreme Performance series, the Sonim XP2 Spirit, its first 3G mobile phone that's due to go on sale in Europe next month. Boasting the "highest level of ruggedness", the XP2 Spirit gets a 3-year... >>

HTC plans "portfolio" of Windows Phone 7 Series phones

HTC plans "portfolio" of Windows Phone 7 Series phones

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Already revealed in the official Microsoft blurb as official Windows Phone 7 Series partners, HTC and Orange have issued press releases outlining their commitment to the new platform.   HTC has said it will deliver a "portfolio" of Microsoft Windows... >>

MSI Wind Top AE2220 Hi-Fi all-in-one PC launches

MSI Wind Top AE2220 Hi-Fi all-in-one PC launches

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MSI has launched the Wind Top AE2220 Hi-Fi all-in-one PC with the "Hi-Fi" bit coming in what MSI calls its "ground-up acoustic concept" with a "special emphasis on strengthening the SRS virtual surround technology, as well as MSI's exclusive Premium Sound... >>

Jabra Clipper announced

Jabra Clipper announced

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"Enjoy your favourite tracks in stereo style, without missing a call, using the new Jabra Clipper Bluetooth stereo headset", says GN Netcom as it launches the device at Mobile World Congress. Described as a "tiny clip-on device" the Clipper boasts "minimalistic... >>

Microsoft unveils next-gen Windows Phone 7 Series

Microsoft unveils next-gen Windows Phone 7 Series

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Microsoft has revealed the "Windows Phone 7 Series" at Mobile World Congress, the next-gen version of its Windows Mobile platform. CEO Steve Ballmer announced the launch during a press conference which will bring together both Xbox LIVE games and the... >>

Motorola QUENCH with MOTOBLUR announced

Motorola QUENCH with MOTOBLUR announced

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Motorola has announced a new Android phone at Mobile World Congress - its eighth such device for the Google mobile platform. The "QUENCH with MOTOBLUR" as Motorola calls the new phone will launch in the States as the CLIQ XT where it will be a T-Mobile... >>

Sagem launches NFC-equipped Cosyphone

Sagem launches NFC-equipped Cosyphone

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Sagem has announced the launch of the "Cosyphone", described as a "connected lifestyle device" (otherwise known as a "mobile phone") aimed at the over 50s market. Said to be tailored to the "specific lifestyle needs of an older generation of mobile phone... >>

Vodafone 360 hits Android platform with new app

Vodafone 360 hits Android platform with new app

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Revealing it has sold nearly 300,000 Vodafone 360 Samsung H1 and M1 phones, Vodafone has announced the availability of a "Vodafone People" app for Android phones.   Due to be available soon from Google Marketplace, it will see Android users getting in... >>

Vodafone announces sub-$15 mobile for emerging markets

Vodafone announces sub-$15 mobile for emerging markets

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Vodafone has announced its most affordable ultra low cost handsets to date, said to be "intended to give millions of people in emerging markets the opportunity to share in the benefits of mobile technology for the first time". Launching in India, Turkey... >>

HP announces Compaq AirLife 100 Android-based touch smartbook

HP announces Compaq AirLife 100 Android-based touch smartbook

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HP has announced the launch of the Compaq AirLife 100, a new Android-based smartbook, for want of a better word, that's due to launch via Telefonica (so O2 in the UK) this spring. Looking very much like a proof of concept we saw at CES, with Qualcomm's... >>

sWaP Active mobile phone watch launches in the UK

sWaP Active mobile phone watch launches in the UK

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A new mobile phone watch has been announced for the UK that undercuts LG's GD910 (available on Orange) by around £200. The sWaP Active is described as a "stylish, sporty, ultra lightweight, touchscreen watch phone" offered SIM-free for use with all the... >>

MoGo Talk for iPhone priced and dated for UK release

MoGo Talk for iPhone priced and dated for UK release

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It's been confirmed the MoGo Talk for iPhone - which we've brought you news and pics of previously - will go on sale across Europe from Apple, available for UK consumers to buy. Said to be the world's only ultra-thin Bluetooth headset that docks with... >>

Google acquires social search co Aardvark

Google acquires social search co Aardvark

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There's been no official announcement from Google yet, but it's been confirmed by the other party involved that Google has bought out social networking start up Aardvark. Aardvark was founded in 2007 by two ex-Googlers and offers a different way to search... >>

Microsoft announces Office for Mac 2011 for "later this year"

Microsoft announces Office for Mac 2011 for "later this year"

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Microsoft has chosen Macworld as the venue to announce that Office for Mac 2011 is due to be available later this year. "You, the Mac community, have a voice", says Microsoft, somewhat dramatically, in a press release. "And at the Microsoft Macintosh... >>

Pet Acoustics offers speaker specially for dogs, cats and horses

Pet Acoustics offers speaker specially for dogs, cats and horses

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As it's not 1 April, we're forced to believe a press release just landed in the Pocket-lint in-tray that announces the launch of the world's first sound system for your pets. Apparently all these years you've been subjecting Tiddles, Rover or Dobbin to... >>

Nokia Booklet 3G on sale now

Nokia Booklet 3G on sale now

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Nokia's netbook experiment, the Booklet 3G, is now available to consumers in the UK from Nokia's online shop. The pricey ultra-portable offers a 10.1-inch high def glass display, Windows 7 Starter and the claim of up to 12 hours battery life in a tidy,... >>

Belkin offers improved laptop cooling pad

Belkin offers improved laptop cooling pad

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Belkin has announced the launch of a new, redesigned laptop cooling pad - apparently a category of product that's grown by over 20% in the last year. Hot thighs will be a thing of the past with the new patent-pending "AirFlow Wing", the pad's repositioned... >>

Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 and M10 announced

Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 and M10 announced

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Garmin-Asus has followed up the M20 and G60 with the launch of the Android-based A50 and the Windows Mobile M10, both new smartphones with tons of location gubbins. Only brief specs have been revealed now - with more promised at Mobile World Congress... >>