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  • 3G iPhone concept pics revealed
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    3G iPhone concept pics revealed

    By 6 June 2008

    Not quite clawing your own hair out with excitement over Monday's highly possible 3G iPhone announcement? We reckon Isamu Sanada's mock-up of how the next-gen device could look'll do the trick.

  • Mysterious cardboard boxes up 3G iPhone hype
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    Mysterious cardboard boxes up 3G iPhone hype

    By 6 June 2008

    You know things are really entering the realms of hype slash hysteria when cardboard boxes are hot news, but here goes... Two "sightings" of mystery Apple boxes just days before Steve Jobs' WWDC08 keynote speech, that's thought to be the launch of the...

  • 3G iPhone to cost 100 euros in Spain
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    3G iPhone to cost 100 euros in Spain

    By 5 June 2008

    Following the news that the 3G iPhone could cost as little as £100 in the UK, Forbes is reporting that the next-gen version will go on sale in Spain for under 100 euros (presumably 99). What makes this of particular significance is that the operator...

  • Softbank announces iPhone for Japan
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    Softbank announces iPhone for Japan

    By 4 June 2008

    Softbank, Japan's third-biggest mobile phone operator, has issued a statement revealing it has reached an agreement with Apple to sell iPhones in Japan by the end of this year. A Softbank spokesperson said there are no further details on the deal such...

  • 3G iPhone will be 22% thinner
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    3G iPhone will be 22% thinner

    By 3 June 2008

    With just days to go before the supposed unveiling of the second-gen iPhone, more rumours are hitting cyberspace about the new Apple mobile. CultofMac has chimed in with info from a "hot tip from a programmer at a major software publisher who claims to...

  • 3G iPhone to cost £100
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    3G iPhone to cost £100

    By 2 June 2008

    Reports are suggesting the 3G iPhone will go on sale in the UK for around the £100 mark. Apple is apparently adjusting its strategy to boost sales, new deals with operators have revealed that the company is changing its fixed price, exclusive partner...

  • iPhone's 3G casing revealed?
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    iPhone's 3G casing revealed?

    By 28 May 2008

    This is not the first such sighting of the supposed casing, and therefore final design, for the 3G iPhone and it will likely not be the last as we edge closer to the date where all will be revealed, but Dutch site iPhoneclub seem convinced by its legitimacy....

  • 3G iPhone to come in three colours?
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    3G iPhone to come in three colours?

    By 27 May 2008

    The leaks around Swisscom's iPhone announcement reportedly saw the 3G device on their official site briefly offered in silver, black and white models, but this latest rumour adds red to the mix. Most likely a fan mock-up, these supposed 3G iPhone adverts...

  • Orange's 3G iPhone upgrade deals reported
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    Orange's 3G iPhone upgrade deals reported

    By 27 May 2008

    Existing French iPhone owners are reporting being contacted by the Orange, the official French carrier-partner, with special offers for the (rumoured) new, coming-soon model. French tech site PCInpact is claiming that a number of its readers have been...

  • Rumours of rumour makes Apple stock slide
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    Rumours of rumour makes Apple stock slide

    By 23 May 2008

    Showing the power of gossip and speculation on the stock market, Barrons is reporting that Apple's share price is being affected by "rumors of a rumor". Apple shares apparently lost ground - down nearly $3 - over mutterings involving possible delays of...

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    Orange to trial Read and Go e-newspaper in France

    By 22 May 2008

    Orange has announced it is to trial a new Read and Go scheme in France that it describes as the "first 3G-connected mobile newspaper kiosk". Claiming to combine the reading comfort of paper with the easy access and response of electronic media, the new...

  • 3G iPhone design revealed by case maker?
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    3G iPhone design revealed by case maker?

    By 20 May 2008

    Renders for the "EXO Mask iPhone 3G" case by Chinese company XSKN are getting blogs atwitter that this could indeed by what the next-gen iPhone will look like. The more curvy back, front-facing camera for video calls and the rumoured "normal" headphone...

  • Samsung F400 gets UK launch
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    Samsung F400 gets UK launch

    By 16 May 2008

    Samsung Mobile has announced the UK launch of their latest music mobile, the Samsung F400, with audio technology by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower. This stylish dual slider phone's big USP is high fidelity sound tuned by Bang & Olufsen and ICEpower audio technology...

  • O2 boss says 3G iPhone "in coming weeks"
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    O2 boss says 3G iPhone "in coming weeks"

    By 14 May 2008

    As rumour and speculation on the topic ever increase on the web, the boss of O2 has revealed the 3G version of the iPhone will be unveiled "in the coming weeks". Speaking to press at a financial results meeting, the chairman and chief executive of Telefonica...

  • Swisscom to offer 3G iPhone
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    Swisscom to offer 3G iPhone

    By 14 May 2008

    The iPhone's international roll-out continues with the news that Swisscom will offer the device in Switzerland. Although the official statement from the telecoms co was brief, merely confirming a deal had been done with Apple, local news sources are filling...

  • 3G model to be called "iPhone black?"
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    3G model to be called "iPhone black?"

    By 12 May 2008

    AT&T, the official and exclusive iPhone provider in the United States, is now listing a second model of the iPhone in its online device database called "iPhone Black", AppleInsider has revealed. The drop down option to select an "iPhone Black" model is...

  • Steve Jobs to deliver WWDC keynote on 9 June
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    Steve Jobs to deliver WWDC keynote on 9 June

    By 12 May 2008

    Although there's been no official announcement, it's being reported that the US Apple public relations team has confirmed to Fortune that Steve Jobs will deliver a keynote address on 9 June, the first day of the 2008 world wide developers conference....

  • BlackBerry 9000 officially launches as "Bold"
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    BlackBerry 9000 officially launches as "Bold"

    By 12 May 2008

    RIM has finally officially launched their latest, much rumoured BlackBerry known as the 9000 but launched under the "Bold" moniker. The new "top of the line" BlackBerry smartphone is aimed at business professionals and "power users". Made of "premium...

  • MWg launches Zinc and Atom smartphones in UK
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    MWg launches Zinc and Atom smartphones in UK

    By 9 May 2008

    Mobile and Wireless Group (MWg) a Singapore-based company created in 2007 by the former management of O2 Asia, has announced its entrance into the European market and unveiled their latest Windows Mobile handsets, the Atom V and Zinc II. The Atom V, which...

  • Leaked memo hints June launch for 3G iPhone
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    Leaked memo hints June launch for 3G iPhone

    By 7 May 2008

    American tech blog Engadget is speculating that an internal AT&T staff memo leaked to them suggests the timescale for the American launch of the 3G iPhone is between 15 June and 12 July. AT&T is the operator-partner for the iPhone in the States and the...

  • Samsung i200 Windows Mobile smartphone launches
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    Samsung i200 Windows Mobile smartphone launches

    By 7 May 2008

    Samsung has announced the launch of i200, "the slimmest smartphone in the world". With a bar-type design measuring in at 11.8mm thick, the i200 is described as the ideal choice for the style-conscious business professional. Supporting Windows Mobile 6.1,...

  • Early 3G iPhone specs published
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    Early 3G iPhone specs published

    By 2 May 2008

    So we've had spy pics of what could be the new 3G iPhone, and here's a couple more details to get you excited. Engadget has published what appears to be outlines of the next-gen iPhone, which iLounge has apparently suggested were sent to overseas case...

  • Garmin nuvifone pricing and availability revealed in the US?
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    Garmin nuvifone pricing and availability revealed in the US?

    By 1 May 2008

    If you, like us, are eagerly awaiting the launch of Garmin's sexy-looking nuvifone offering that's due for a Q3 debut, you may be interested to hear that possible pricing and availability has supposedly been leaked in the US. The nuviphone, the first...

  • Amazon boss pens another Kindle open letter
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    Amazon boss pens another Kindle open letter

    By 29 April 2008

    Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has taken over the Amazon.com homepage again with another letter about the company's eBook reader, the Kindle. Unlike Bezos' last missive, that was an apology for the continued stock shortages of the device, this latest...

  • Nokia 6660 fold, 6600 slide and 3600 slide unveiled
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    Nokia 6660 fold, 6600 slide and 3600 slide unveiled

    By 28 April 2008

    Nokia has unveiled some scant details on a trio of mobile devices that "balance stunning and sophisticated looks with the latest in mobile functionality" coming later in the year. Nokia says all three new devices, the Nokia 6600 fold, the Nokia 6600 slide...