3G archive

  • 3G BlackBerry delayed due to 3G iPhone?
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    3G BlackBerry delayed due to 3G iPhone?

    By 25 April 2008

    Sources speaking to Fortune are suggesting that BlackBerry maker RIM may be employing delay tactics with the debut of its much-rumoured new handset so as to avoid launching the device at the same time as Apple's 3G iPhone hits the market. The smartphone,...

  • Sony Ericsson launches Z780 and G502 HSDPA phones
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    Sony Ericsson launches Z780 and G502 HSDPA phones

    By 23 April 2008

    Sony Ericsson has introduced two new HSDPA phones, the Z780 for markets outside of Europe and the G502 that's an "affordable" HSDPA offering for us lot. The G502, described by the company as a "classic Sony Ericsson" is "compact" and "pocket-sized" but...

  • LG launches multi-input KF700 mobile phone
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    LG launches multi-input KF700 mobile phone

    By 22 April 2008

    LG has officially launched the LG-KF700 that we brought you news of back in February. A new multimedia phone, the KF700 combines three input methods to create what the company says is "an amazingly intuitive user interface" with instant access to features....

  • Nokia launches XpressMusic 5320 and 5220
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    Nokia launches XpressMusic 5320 and 5220

    By 22 April 2008

    Nokia has introduced two new music-enabled devices as additions to its XpressMusic range. The new Nokia 5320 XpressMusic and Nokia 5220 XpressMusic claim to offer a range of affordable music and entertainment experiences with "fresh, stylish" designs....

  • Orange to cut iPhone price in France?
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    Orange to cut iPhone price in France?

    By 21 April 2008

    Some interesting European iPhone news is filtering though from various sources, the first of which being that French news source Les Echos is claiming Orange France are strongly considering a price cut for the device. Two executive from France's iPhone...

  • 3G iPhone to be "radically different"
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    3G iPhone to be "radically different"

    By 18 April 2008

    Times Online is reporting that the next-gen 3G iPhone will surprise Apple fans with a "radically different" appearance to the current offering. According to a business article on the site: "Industry sources told Times Online that the device will have...

  • NFC-enabled Nokia 6212 classic announced
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    NFC-enabled Nokia 6212 classic announced

    By 15 April 2008

    Nokia has introduced the Nokia 6212 classic featuring integrated Near Field Communication (NFC). The 3G handset will allow owners to share content, access services and information as well as conduct payments and ticketing with one tap of the device, such...

  • GSMA announces 32,000,000 mobile broadband connections
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    GSMA announces 32,000,000 mobile broadband connections

    By 10 April 2008

    The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for the mobile industry, has just announced the 32 millionth Mobile Broadband connection, a massive increase from 3 million at the end of March 2007. High speed internet access through mobile phones...

  • iPhone SDK beta 3 released, new firmware reveals support for 3G
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    iPhone SDK beta 3 released, new firmware reveals support for 3G

    By 9 April 2008

    Apple has released the latest version of the software development kit for the iPhone and iPod touch with the release of the beta 3 version that comes with a new tutorial and has various bug fixes and "support for the latest iPhone OS". There's something...

  • Ofcom confirms UK's single largest radio spectrum auction
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    Ofcom confirms UK's single largest radio spectrum auction

    By 7 April 2008

    Ofcom has today confirmed the largest spectrum auction that this country has ever seen. Ofcom will release the spectrum in the 2010-2025MHz and 2500-2690MHz bands (known as 2.6GHz) on a technology and service neutral basis. But it is expected that the...

  • 3G iPhone spy pic emerges
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    3G iPhone spy pic emerges

    By 7 April 2008

    With American Apple pundit Walt Mossberg chiming in on the 3G iPhone rumours saying such a version will arrive in 60 days, this story is only going to get bigger between now and June. And, now feeding the rumour fires in the blogosphere, is the emergence...

  • Apple places order for 10 million 3G iPhones
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    Apple places order for 10 million 3G iPhones

    By 26 March 2008

    We know that there will be a 3G version of the iPhone eventually, the question is when the second generation model will arrive. Although a 2008 launch is seen as almost certain by many, when in the year the beefed up device will make its debut is a matter...

  • Vodafone offers Samsung F490
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    Vodafone offers Samsung F490

    By 13 March 2008

    Vodafone has announced it will be offering Samsung's iPhone rival, the F490, in the UK. The new handset, that offers a 3.2-inch TFT touchscreen with a 240 x 432 pixel 16:9 display, will be from free dependent on contract. A tri-band HSDPA/EDGE-enabled...

  • HSDPA Archos 606 details revealed
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    HSDPA Archos 606 details revealed

    By 12 March 2008

    Archos and SFR's agreement to team up on 3G+ enabled devices has been official as of February's press statement, but the announcement was light on any information on the hardware. But, French sources have been digging away and are reporting on a forthcoming...

  • IT spending growing despite slowdown woes
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    IT spending growing despite slowdown woes

    By 11 March 2008

    Despite uncertainty about the economy, technology sales are set to continue to grow. The National Computing Centre has today published the results of a survey that suggest that technology is unlikely to become a casualty of spending cut-backs. Instead...

  • Nokia and Vodafone announce 6124 classic
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    Nokia and Vodafone announce 6124 classic

    By 3 March 2008

    Nokia today announced the launch of the Nokia 6124 classic, exclusively available from Vodafone. Based on S60 and Symbian OS, the Nokia 6124 classic is a described as compact multimedia device offering Vodafone customers access to all of the operator's...

  • O2 faces £40 million fine over incomplete 3G network
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    O2 faces £40 million fine over incomplete 3G network

    By 27 February 2008

    Mobile phone operator O2 is in trouble with regulator Ofcom for not completing the roll-out of its 3G network to the pre-set timetable. O2 has been given 4 months to complete the work to Ofcom's satisfaction or it will face a 4-month reduction in its...

  • Archos signs 3G deal for future PMPs
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    Archos signs 3G deal for future PMPs

    By 14 February 2008

    We reported rumours that this would happen this year back in November, but it has now been confirmed by a joint press statement issued in France by Archos and SFR. The PMP-maker and the telecoms company are to team up to offer a 3G-enabled PMP due to...

  • LG gets GSMA roaming honour for KP330 and KM560
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    LG gets GSMA roaming honour for KP330 and KM560

    By 12 February 2008

    LG has announced that two of its handsets, the LG-KM560 and LG-KP330, have been selected to spearhead the GSM Association's (GSMA) Horizon Phone initiative. These LG handsets are the first 3G models that can automatically roam in 220 countries, as they...

  • Nokia 6220 Classic unveiled
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    Nokia 6220 Classic unveiled

    By 11 February 2008

    GPS for both driving and walking seem to be the buzzwords for the Nokia spring line-up, and with this mind, the company has updated one of its "Classics". The 6220 Classic replaces the 6110 Classic, which was unveiled less than a year ago. The key update...

  • Nokia launches 6210 Navigator
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    Nokia launches 6210 Navigator

    By 11 February 2008

    On the same day as the announcement of an update for pedestrians to the Nokia Maps application, Nokia has unveiled a mobile that offers tools specifically designed for users who need to find their way about on foot. Way back in September last year, we...

  • Introducing the HTC Shift
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    Introducing the HTC Shift

    By 11 February 2008

    The HTC Shift combines the Windows Vista platform with Microsoft's new Origami Experience 2.0 delivering 3G/HSDPA connectivity that features "true push" email as well as up to 3 days of battery life. The Origami Experience 2.0 offers a new finger-friendly...

  • Apple to launch 3G iPhone on 26th Feb?
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    Apple to launch 3G iPhone on 26th Feb?

    By 8 February 2008

    Back in October last year, Steve Jobs promised, via a post on the Apple website, that the company would release a software development kit for the iPhone and iPod touch. "We plan to have an SDK in developers' hands in February" were the exact words as...

  • Samsung launches Samsung Soul
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    Samsung launches Samsung Soul

    By 8 February 2008

    Samsung has announced "Soul", its new flagship product for 2008. According to the company, "Soul" is "the ultimate essence of mobile" and has been created to "honour" the completion of its exclusive "Ultra Edition" series. "Soul" is an abbreviation of...

  • AT and T expands 3G network in the States
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    AT and T expands 3G network in the States

    By 7 February 2008

    Steve Jobs confirmed last September that the second generation iPhone, with 3G, is on its way while rumours had it pinned down for release by the end of 2007. It didn't arrive but an announcement by AT&T, which has the exclusive contract for the iPhone...