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  • Garmin launches nuvifone - 3G touchscreen mobile and GPS
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    Garmin launches nuvifone - 3G touchscreen mobile and GPS

    By 31 January 2008

    As was predicted they would, Garmin has announced its grand entrance into the mobile phone market with the "nüvifone", that they describe as "an all-in-one, sleek and slim, touchscreen device that combines a premium phone, mobile web-browser, and cutting-edge...

  • Nokia 7900 Crystal Prism launches
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    Nokia 7900 Crystal Prism launches

    By 23 January 2008

    Nokia has unveiled its latest addition to the "Prism" collection, the Nokia 7900 Crystal Prism, aimed squarely (or should that be triangularly?) at the design-conscious. The company says that with its seamless diamond-cut design with a crystal centre...

  • Vodafone 7.2 USB "Stick" Modem review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone 7.2 USB "Stick" Modem review

    By 10 January 2008

    Vodafone has expanded its range of high-speed USB Modems with a new "Stick" design that as well as being super small and lightweight, is capable of connection speeds of up to 7.2Mbps. But, it's worth noting that these impressive speeds - up to 22 times...

  • T-Mobile offers free Wi-Fi access for mobile users
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    T-Mobile offers free Wi-Fi access for mobile users

    By 9 January 2008

    T-Mobile has today become the first UK operator to offer access to a Wi-Fi network as part of a mobile broadband price plan. As of today, the operator has announced that all new customers that sign up to the Web'n'walk mobile internet service will now...

  • New Palm handsets details leaked
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    New Palm handsets details leaked

    By 6 January 2008

    Palm is set to announce two new Palm devices this year according to confidential documents from Vodafone. The new smartphones, will according to the slide, replace the Palm Treo 750v and Palm Treo 500v when they launch in July 2008 and September 2008....

  • New HP Silver and Oak handset details leaked
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    New HP Silver and Oak handset details leaked

    By 6 January 2008

    HP is set to announce two new PDA smartphone devices on Vodafone this year according to confidential documents from Vodafone. Called the HP Silver and HP Oak, The new smartphones, will according to the slides will sport Windows Mobile 6. The HP Silver...

  • New BlackBerry handset details leaked
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    New BlackBerry handset details leaked

    By 6 January 2008

    BlackBerry's rumoured 9000 series device has turned up in confidential documents from Vodafone, although not named as such. The new device, a top tier flagship 8000 series handset Pocket-lint reported on at the end of 2007 will be positioned at senior...

  • Nokia E61 replacement leaked; the Nokia Liam
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    Nokia E61 replacement leaked; the Nokia Liam

    By 6 January 2008

    Nokia is to release a qwerty keyboard based N-series handset later in the year codenamed the Nokia Liam according to leaked documents from Vodafone. Broken by American website, BoyGeniusReport, the phone is due in Q2 this year and comes with quad-band,...

  • Qualcomm ordered to stop making 3G chips
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    Qualcomm ordered to stop making 3G chips

    By 3 January 2008

    Wireless chip manufacturer Qualcomm has been ordered by a Californian court to stop selling 3G, WCDMA cellular chips following a patent dispute. A federal judge ruled that Qualcomm must immediately stop selling chips that infringe on rival Broadcom's...

  • 2007: A year in review, May
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    2007: A year in review, May

    By 28 December 2007

    And so it started - the iPhone phenomenon. First up, rumours started circulating that the iPhone would include 3G in Europe. Over in the States, Apple crossed the final hurdle before the launch after the Federal Communications Commission approved the...

  • 2007: A year in review, March
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    2007: A year in review, March

    By 27 December 2007

    Let the battle begin! March kicked off with the launch of the PS3 but hot on its heels was the arrival Xbox 360 Elite. Shivering gamers waited outside the Virgin Megastore in Oxford Street in London for the latest launch from Sony. It was well worth it...

  • OQO launches model e2 with HSDPA
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    OQO launches model e2 with HSDPA

    By 4 December 2007

    OQO, creator of the world's smallest fully-functional Windows Vista PC, today announced availability of the new model e2 with embedded HSDPA mobile broadband capabilities in a small form factor. "Savvy individuals and enterprise users around the world...

  • Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Modem 7.2 review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Modem 7.2 review

    By 21 November 2007

    Attempting to stay one step ahead of the data pack, Vodafone has launched a new HSDPA-enabled USB modem that promises even faster speeds, but will it connect you quickly? We go surfing to find out. The Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Modem 7.2 is a small...

  • Samsung to launch Napster phone in the States
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    Samsung to launch Napster phone in the States

    By 19 November 2007

    While AT&T is the chosen operator for Apple's iPhone in the States, according to PC Mag, it's never offered a phone that can download new songs over the air before. In comes the Samsung SGH-A747 "SLM", available in America on November 23 with the boast...

  • 3G iPhone coming in May 2008
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    3G iPhone coming in May 2008

    By 19 November 2007

    A senior manager at Telefonica, the parent company of O2, has apparently been spilling the beans on some iPhone secrets. Revelations from the source, via Spanish co "SevenClick" reveal secrets about revenue sharing handset shortages and the golden egg...

  • Nokia N81 mobile phone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Nokia N81 mobile phone review

    By 16 November 2007

    Fitting in snugly behind the now revamped N95, the Nokia N81 is the company's latest Series 60 model that comes packed with a stack of new features including music imaging and gaming credentials. Following on from our First Look review, we've sat down...

  • Archos prepping PMP with 3G SIM card
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    Archos prepping PMP with 3G SIM card

    By 16 November 2007

    French tech sites are reporting that portable media player maker Archos is planning to introduce a new model in 2008 that will boast a 3G SIM card and related high-speed connectivity. This wireless connectivity would build on Archos' strengths with Wi-Fi...

  • Three E-Ten Glofiish "Pocket PC Phones" launched in the UK
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    Three E-Ten Glofiish "Pocket PC Phones" launched in the UK

    By 15 November 2007

    Three new E-Ten mobile phones have been launched in the UK. All Windows Mobile 6 devices, the new handsets, now available, are the Glofiish M800, X800 and M600. The E-TEN Glofiish M800 is a Windows Mobile 6 Pro device with a sliding Qwerty keyboard, 3.5G...

  • Nokia N82 officially launches
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    Nokia N82 officially launches

    By 14 November 2007

    Nokia has officially unveiled the Nokia N82, describing it as "the latest multimedia computer optimized for photography, navigation and internet connectivity". Featuring A-GPS, a 5-megapixel camera, Xenon flash, Carl Zeiss optics and internet connectivity,...

  • Nokia N82 press shots leaked ahead of tomorrow's launch
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    Nokia N82 press shots leaked ahead of tomorrow's launch

    By 13 November 2007

    In years to come the history of the Nokia N82 rumours, leaks and final launch may well be studied as an example of blogging and online tech journalism circa 2007. We've had rumours, then prototype image renders, then blurry spy shots, then review device...

  • Nokia launches 8800 Arte and 8800 Sapphire Arte
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    Nokia launches 8800 Arte and 8800 Sapphire Arte

    By 13 November 2007

    Nokia has unveiled two special editions of its 8800 phone, describing them as "a premium pair of handsets aimed at the most discerning and style-conscious consumers". The new Nokia 8800 Arte and Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte bring 3G capabilities to the Nokia...

  • iPhone Week: iPhone Killer - HTC TyTN II
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    iPhone Week: iPhone Killer - HTC TyTN II

    By 6 November 2007

    Although we wouldn't suggest that HTC's TyTN II has the style of Apple's iPhone - it does offer quite distinctive love-it-or-hate-it looks - we believe it's worth a peek before you hand over your plastic to a black-clad Apple employee. A Windows Mobile...

  • Samsung SGH-G800 gets official launch
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    Samsung SGH-G800 gets official launch

    By 22 October 2007

    We've known about this G600 upgrade for a while, but it seems the Samsung SGH-G800 has just received an official European launch. The new Samsung SGH-G800 is a triband GSM (900/1800/1900)/3G UMTS2100/HSDPA slider with a dimensions of 101 x 51 x 19mm....

  • Broadcom announces "3G Phone on a Chip"
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    Broadcom announces "3G Phone on a Chip"

    By 15 October 2007

    Broadcom Corporation has announced a new single-chip HSPA (high-speed packet access) processor that integrates all of the key 3G cellular and mobile technologies on an extremely low power, single 65 nanometer CMOS die. Broadcom's new "3G Phone on a Chip"...

  • iPhone "Extreme" spotted in site source code
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    iPhone "Extreme" spotted in site source code

    By 2 October 2007

    A one-off mention of "iPhone Extreme" in the HTML code of the Apple site will no doubt trigger intense speculation about future incarnations of Apple's mobile. Although the AppleInsider team themselves say "this one's a stretch", the report will almost...