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Mobile World Congress highlights

Mobile World Congress highlights

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With the World Mobile Congress over for another year, what took my fancy at the show where virtually every major mobile phone manufacturer launched new models? I think the outright winner has to be Sony Ericsson. The company launched so many phones that... >>

Phone makers line up in support of Android

Phone makers line up in support of Android

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The unveiling of Google's Android mobile phone operating system has caused one big buzz. And now execs at an array of mobile phone manufacturing companies have announced details of when they will bring the system to their customers. So far, Reuters is... >>

Nokia unveils eco-friendly phone concept

Nokia unveils eco-friendly phone concept

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In December, Nokia unveiled a green phone made from 60% recycled material. The Nokia 3110 Evolve may soon arrive on the shelves but in the meantime, Nokia has unveiled another eco-concept model, the Remade. The company's chief exec, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo,... >>

Jabra shows off JX20 Bluetooth headset

Jabra shows off JX20 Bluetooth headset

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Headset maker Jabra has shown off its latest Bluetooth headset at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The JX20 Pura - Titanium Edition follows on from the company's JX10 headset and is designed by Jacob Jensen. Aimed at customers looking for... >>

3G and touchscreen BlackBerrys on their way?

3G and touchscreen BlackBerrys on their way?

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BlackBerry is to launch a host of new devices if rumours circling the Web are true and hints from RIM execs are to be believed. At the beginning of the year, we reported that a new BlackBerry was on its way boasting 3.6 HSDPA, quad-band and Wi-Fi connectivity,... >>

Vodafone boss calls to simplify phone industry

Vodafone boss calls to simplify phone industry

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Vodafone boss Arun Sarin has called for the mobile phone industry to simplify its future development and continue to adopt common standards. The comments, in his keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, came as many chipset manufacturers... >>

Qualcomm shows off Android

Qualcomm shows off Android

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Qualcomm has, like ARM, used the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, to show off how its chipset can power the Open Handset Alliance's Android Platform. Showing the interface off on a demo board, the company showed that the new OS could be run... >>

LG gets GSMA roaming honour for KP330 and KM560

LG gets GSMA roaming honour for KP330 and KM560

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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... >>

Femtocell to boost your 3G signal at home

Femtocell to boost your 3G signal at home

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A new technology that promises to give you the "perfect" mobile phone reception in your home has been shown off at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Called "Femtocells", the new tech connects to your home broadband connection before boosting... >>

Readius e-paper phone shown off at MWC

Readius e-paper phone shown off at MWC

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Polymer Vision made tech headlines in January with the announcement that they were going to launch a mobile phone with a pull-out e-paper display. The Dutch company are exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress event and Pocket-lint got a quick hands-on... >>