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A quick guide to EDGE

A quick guide to EDGE

By 8 December 2008

What is it? Standing for the mouthful that is Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution, it's a way for operators to almost cheat and get nearly 3G speeds to your phone. This is all without your mobile needing to be of 3G in nature or even on a network of... >>

Version 7 of Destinator GPS for PDAs announced

Version 7 of Destinator GPS for PDAs announced

By 15 November 2007

Destinator Technologies has announced the launch of Destinator 7, the latest version of its mobile navigation software for PDAs. Designed especially for PDA users, Destinator 7 claims to deliver new levels of performance with faster, easier routing, an... >>

Online sales in the UK hit £4 billion for the first time in July

Online sales in the UK hit £4 billion for the first time in July

By 20 August 2007

Online sales figures for the UK have gone past £4 billion in one month for the first time ever. According to the latest figures from IMRG, an industry body for etailing, this July's figures hit £4.2 billion, up a super-sized 80% from £2.34 billion... >>

National Express to offer free Wi-Fi on London to Scotland trains

National Express to offer free Wi-Fi on London to Scotland trains

By 16 August 2007

The National Express Group has recently won the franchise to operate the London-to-Scotland east coast mainline rail route. Why should you care? Because free Wi-Fi on the trains is part of the deal. Although ticket prices will rise above inflation during... >>

Carphone Warehouse buys Mobiles.co.uk

Carphone Warehouse buys Mobiles.co.uk

By 16 August 2007

The Carphone Warehouse has acquired Mobiles.co.uk for an undisclosed amount. The mobile phone website which was established 11 years ago has beaten Carphone in various awards it seems to be a case of if you can't beat 'em, buy 'em. As the first mobile... >>

Half a billion wiped off Nokia's value following battery scare

Half a billion wiped off Nokia's value following battery scare

By 15 August 2007

Following yesterday's news of a battery recall affecting 46 million mobile phone batteries from Nokia, the company has taken a hit on the stock market. Over a half a billion pounds (or more, accurately £557m) was wiped off Nokia's stock market value... >>

Microsoft buys aQuantive for its biggest ever $6 billion purchase

Microsoft buys aQuantive for its biggest ever $6 billion purchase

By 14 August 2007

Microsoft has purchased aQuantive in its biggest and most expensive acquisition to date. The $6 billion buy gets Microsoft a major presence in the online digital advertising market. aQuantive has three divisions, Avenue A | Razorfish, Atlas Solutions... >>

Fujitsu Siemens dumps handhelds, blames smartphones

Fujitsu Siemens dumps handhelds, blames smartphones

By 13 August 2007

Fujitsu Siemens is to "exit" the handheld and handheld navigation business by the end of the year. Citing a dwindling market, the manufacturer will fulfill current running projects and customer demands. In a statement issued today the company said: "The... >>

Coming soon "YouTube killer" wins $100 million in funding

Coming soon "YouTube killer" wins $100 million in funding

By 10 August 2007

The new video website venture from News Corp and NBC, said to be a potential "YouTube killer" has landed some impressive funding. The not-yet-named site (but we bet they've got some major marketing minds brainstorming right now) known only as project... >>

Special "Bourne" franchise film comp offers with MOTO Z8 on O2

Special "Bourne" franchise film comp offers with MOTO Z8 on O2

By 23 July 2007

The MOTO Z8 loaded with the Bourne Identity, has begun to ship today with O2. Motorola, Universal and O2 have teamed together so that consumers choosing the MOTO Z8, and signing up to any O2 tariff, will win one of the following: 1. One of ten pairs of... >>