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October 31, 2004

Camera phones are 'must-haves'

'Four times more mobiles with cameras in them will be sold in Europe by the end of 2004 than last year, says a report from analysts Gartner. Globally, the number sold will reach 159 million, an increase of 104%. The...
Posted by Darren at 10:59 AM

October 26, 2004

Audiovox PPC-6601

Infosync World reviews the PPC-6601 and writes - 'Despite lacking some of the features of its brethren of the same reference design, the PPC-6601 still comes off as a good device. The thumbboard is good, the screen and battery...
Posted by Darren at 06:33 AM

'i-mate Jam' - MDA Compact - Smartphone

Tech Digest report that T-Mobile's latest smartphone/pocket PC is the i-mate Jam -MDA Compact It is has bluetooth, SD card, is just 108 x 58 x 18mm, has a 1.3 megapixel camera, 64MB of ROM and 64MB of SDRAM....
Posted by Darren at 06:25 AM

October 25, 2004

XRay Camera Phone Sees through Clothes

'A NEW mobile phone gadget has raised fears it will be a perverts' dream. The £100 add-on will turn camera phones into X-ray specs which can see through clothes. It is said to be particularly effective on dark bikinis....
Posted by Darren at 10:29 PM

Treo 650 Hands on Preview

Treo Central has a hands on preview of the Treo 650 and write - 'The first thing that you notice on the 650 is the incredibly bright backlight on the oversized keys. The backlight was brighter than the screen. I'm...
Posted by Darren at 10:02 PM

Treo 650 is Officially Launched

The Treo 650 is finally official. Palm One have just gone live with their website for this much anticipated smartphone. They write: 'Get all you need, all in one - The Treo™ 650 smartphone from palmOne makes it easier...
Posted by Darren at 04:13 PM

au A5507SA

'The "A5507SA" is a CDMA2000 1X phone from Sanyo that uses a compact body with a 20mm thickness, and has an internal antenna. It features a 2.1" QVGA screen at 220 candelas capable of displaying 260,000 colors as the...
Posted by Darren at 09:40 AM

Nokia 7610 and Sony Ericsson S700 Comparison

GSM Arena compares the Nokia 7610 and the Sony Ericsson S700 and writes - 'The camera in Nokia 7610 can brag only with its megapixel resolution, the settings possibilities are marginal. You can select a size and a quality of...
Posted by Darren at 08:02 AM

Motorola A1000

'Starting tomorrow in Italy, and soon in the other global markets where Hutchison provides UMTS services under the 3 brand, the new Motorola A1000, the only smartphone in the world that supports videocall services will be available. The Motorola...
Posted by Darren at 07:32 AM

Motorola A768i

Mobileburn reviews the Motorola A768i and writes - 'So, the question becomes will this be my mobile phone of choice for any length of time? Overall, I really like this phone. The A768i is refreshingly unique in many aspects...
Posted by Darren at 07:26 AM

October 24, 2004

Audiovox SMT5600 Review - Phone Mag

Phone Mag reviews the Audiovox 5600 and writes - 'The speed of the processor is excellent, and there is very little lag. If you use the task manager to kill seldom used applications on a regular basis, the phone should...
Posted by Darren at 10:40 PM

Motorola recalls some v710 handsets

'Motorola is issuing a recall of many v710 handsets due to manufacturing problems with the camera. In some units the camera is not properly aligned, resulting in problems with pictures.' Read more at infoSync World : Motorola recalls some...
Posted by Darren at 10:18 PM

Samsung SCH-S250 - DP Now

DP Now has a piece on the new Samsung SCH-S250 5 megapixel camera phone and writes - 'From a gadget-freak's perspective, the SCH-S250 sounds like a dream come true about a year earlier than expected. But there is a more...
Posted by Darren at 10:08 PM

October 21, 2004

Samsung develops world's first five-megapixel camera phone - SCH-S250

'South Korea's Samsung Electronics has developed the world's first mobile phone equipped with a five-megapixel camera. The latest model, called the SCH-S250, has a charge-coupled device camera and high-sensitivity flash which allow users to take high-quality pictures. It can...
Posted by Darren at 05:24 AM

October 20, 2004

Mitsubishi Announce 4 Megapixel Camera Phone Module

Mitsubishi Electric have announced the release of the world's first 4 Megapixel CCD auto focus module for cell phones. 'Main Features of New Product 1. Realization of first 4 mega pixel module in a cellular phone ;Small 4 mega-pixel...
Posted by Darren at 07:40 AM

Sanyo MM-7400

Sanyo MM-7400 Features - Streaming Video/audio - 16MB RAM - 32 MB ROM - Camera - VGA 640 x 480 - Memory card (16 MB) - 1900 MHz 800 MHz PCS, 800 MHz Analog - Dual TFT Color...
Posted by Darren at 06:39 AM

Casio HS7000

LG Telecom have just announced the 2 megapixel Casio HS7000 camera phone with built in MP3 Player. 'The 2-megapixel progressive CCD camera can catch the very subtlety of objects and challenge 3-megapixel phones with UXGA (1600×1200 dots)-supported high resolution....
Posted by Darren at 12:00 AM

October 19, 2004

Samsung SCH-S250

Telecoms Korea has the scoop on a picture of the 5 megapixel camera phone from Samsung - the Samsung SCH-S250. Its pretty tiny - but gives a bit of a taster of what is to coming in the next...
Posted by Darren at 04:19 PM

Camera Phones and Digital Still Cameras Driving Market for CMOS and CCDs

In Stat Press Release Camera Phones and Digital Still Cameras Driving Market for CMOS and CCDs, Reports In-Stat/MDR SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)-- Oct. 18, 2004 The image sensor market has continued to show sharp growth over the past year,...
Posted by Darren at 06:41 AM

LGE introduces megapixel-plus camera-phone models in China

'LG Electronics (LGE) showcased four high-end mobile phones with built-in digital cameras in China yesterday. The models, which have resolutions ranging from 1.3 (LG-C920) to 2.0 (LG-C910) and 3.2 megapixels (LG-C950), will be available on store shelves in China...
Posted by Darren at 06:36 AM

October 18, 2004

How to take amazingly good pictures with a camera phone

'Oftentimes, finished photos don't look like what we remember seeing when we took the pictures. The camera's lens just isn't as good as our own two eyes for capturing the wide field of view or the depth of a...
Posted by Darren at 06:07 PM

Audiovox SMT5600 Review - CNET

CNET reviews the Audiovox SMT 5600 and writes - 'Upside: TV on your mobile sounds gimmicky, but it doesn't look half bad on the 2.2-inch, 64,000-color LCD. This candy bar-style phone is smaller and lighter (3.7 ounces) than the Motorola...
Posted by Darren at 06:05 PM

October 17, 2004

Positioning System (Locator) for Camera Phones but without GPS

'Many users of camera phones, when visiting foreign cities, are asking themselves a question: "where I am?". Answer to this question by now was impossible without GPS. But thanks to software that can recognize landmarks and tell you where...
Posted by Darren at 06:51 AM

October 16, 2004

HP Photosmart 375 Camera Phone Printer Review - Pocket Lint

Pocket Lint reviews the HP Photosmart 375 (a printer suitable for printing camera phone images) and writes - 'Mobile phone cameras are not only here to stay but also growing fast in numbers. Seeing this as either a threat or...
Posted by Darren at 10:02 PM

Motorola V600

The Motorola V600 is a clamshell designed camera phone that measures 88mm x 47mm x 23mm and weighs 127 grams. It supports Bluetooth, iTap but has no IR. Mobileburn reviews the Motorola V600 and writes - 'So, what can...
Posted by Darren at 08:52 PM

October 15, 2004

Handset products at China Hi-Tech Fair target female mobile-phone users

'Amoi Electronics, Chinese Electronics Corporation Telecom (CECT), NEC, Ningbo Bird and TCL Mobile Communication are all showcasing mobile-phone models meant to appeal to female consumers at the 2004 China High-tech Fair, which runs from October 12 through 17. Amoi...
Posted by Darren at 11:28 PM

Nextel Launches First Camera Phone With Nation's Most Popular Walkie-talkie Service

'Nextel Communications Thursday announced the availability of the Motorola i860, the first phone with a built-in camera to offer Direct Connect, Nationwide Direct Connect and International Direct Connect walkie-talkie services. With the Motorola i860, Nextel is the first national...
Posted by Darren at 07:56 PM

Nokia's Operating Profits down by 20%

Nokia has reported a profit decrease of 20% in the third quarter of 2004. The following is a summary of their press release announcing their latest performance. Highlights third quarter 2004 (all comparisons in parentheses are to third quarter...
Posted by Darren at 10:38 AM

Cingular to offer Samsung's new SGH-e317 and SGH-x427 phones

'Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) introduces the latest must-have wireless phones for fashionistas and busy professionals alike. With an integrated camera, familiar AOL(R) Instant Messenger(tm) and ICQ messaging options, the SGH-e317 and SGH-x427m sport features that teens and young professionals demand...
Posted by Darren at 10:25 AM

October 14, 2004

Motorola Release Six New Clamshell Phones

Motorola has today announced 6 new Clamshell VGA Camera Phones. They all come with VGA Camera, Bluetooth, video recording and play back. We're waiting on pictures on some of them but you can get some basic information on each on...
Posted by Darren at 11:33 PM

Motorola V550

The Motorola V550 - The popular V525 has restyled itself as the silky smooth Motorola V550. This little clam has the ability to capture video clips up to 12 seconds each which can be shared via MMS, so there...
Posted by Darren at 10:47 PM

Motorola V620

The Motorola V620 - 'The beautifully tactile, matte black and silver V620 will have everyone clamouring to touch it. Smart as well as fabulous looking, it boasts VGA camera, video playback and capture, Bluetooth, large 176 x 220 colour...
Posted by Darren at 10:42 PM

Sony Ericsson trio at Gitex 2004

'Sony Ericsson showcased its three latest phones during Gitex 2004. The new phones suit the three broad categories of mobile fans. The S700i is for those who love fashion and always seek the different fancy look while still enjoying diverse...
Posted by Darren at 10:31 PM

Motorola V535

The Motorola V535 Available in a choice of tactile back or blue, the stylish and appealing V535 is a fun and funky phone that lets you capture and share moments of your life on video. Key Features include Video playback...
Posted by Darren at 10:13 PM

Motorola V545

The Motorola V545 is an update of the popular V500. This little clam, available in soft touch black with silver, has the ability to capture up to 12 seconds of video to share via MMS. Key Features includeVGA camera,...
Posted by Darren at 10:09 PM

Motorola E550

The Motorola E550 Affordable and stylish with a tactile black finish,the appealing E550 is a fun, funky phone that lets you capture and share moments of your life on video. Key Features include Video playback and capture, Bluetooth, VGA...
Posted by Darren at 09:58 PM

Motorola V547

The New Motorola V547 - The Hard-Working Handset, perfect for today's business calls. The slim and stylish V547 has EDGE for high speed data exchange, Quad-band capabilities coupled with integrated Bluetooth wireless technology, speakerphone, conference calling and e-mail support ensuring...
Posted by Darren at 09:49 PM

KDDI WIN AU

What an interesting phone this KDDI WIN AU camera phone is. With a 2 Megapixel sensor, rotating QVGA screen its definitely an eye catcher. Looks like it might only ever see the light of day in Japan though unfortunately....
Posted by Darren at 09:02 AM

Motorola Razr V3

Phone Arena reviews the super slim Motorola Razr V3 and writes - ' It is a Quad Band phone with a large 262,000 color screen, bluetooth, VGA camera stereo speakers and unique construction in a clam shell form factor.......
Posted by Darren at 01:43 AM

October 13, 2004

Samsung SGH-i250

Samsung SGH-i250 Specifications - Clamshell - GSM 900/1800/1900 - Smartphone 2003 - MS Outlook/Windows Media Player - 1 mega-pixel Built in Camera w/Flash - BlueTooth - J2ME Java 2.0 Compatible - Voice Recognition - miniSD - ROM 64MB/RAM 32MB -...
Posted by Darren at 04:28 PM

Motorola A668

The FCC has approved a new phone from Motorola , the A668. It is a triband GSM phone with a new text input technology called 'FWR' or 'Finger Writing Recognition'. We've all tried to input date on our PDA touch...
Posted by Darren at 02:29 PM

LG VX6100

Verizon Wireless have launched the LG VX6100 phone. The LG VX6100 features a VGA camera with flash and lens cover, cdma2000 1xRTT data, a 128�160 pixel 262,000 color TFT main display, 96 x 64 pixel greyscale sub-display and Speakerphone. It...
Posted by Darren at 11:12 AM

Audiovox 5600 Smartphone

Mobile Tracker posts that ATT have lanched the Audiovox 5600 smartphone (also known OS as the i-Mate Smartphone 3, C500, Qtek 8010, and Dopod 565) on its network. Features of the Audiovox 5600 include a 176 x 220 pixel 65,000...
Posted by Darren at 11:05 AM

October 12, 2004

Siemens Withdraws from China

Siemens Mobile Acceleration (SMAC), a leading international investor in the wireless sector, today announces the sale of its stake in the Chinese portfolio company Magus-Soft. Acquirer is the US-based mobile entertainment group Mforma. Magus-Soft is the number one developer and...
Posted by Darren at 10:14 PM

Nokia stays on course for convergence

'CONVERGENCE is definitely an over-used word, but Finland's most famous enterprise Nokia Corp is not afraid of trumpeting it in every single presentation its spokesmen conducted.� Perhaps it has good reason to do so. After all, convergence was the handphone...
Posted by Darren at 09:05 PM

FujiFilm Pivi Photo Printer

Fuji Film Pivi is a pocket sized photo printer for your camera phone. I4U writes: 'The Fuji Film Pivi measures 126.5x98x29.5mm and weighs 205g (without batteries). On a single battery charge 130 photos can be printed. A photo is printed...
Posted by Darren at 08:31 PM

Tokyo�s videophone police boxes

Engadget has a post about an innovative phone with a camera (it's not going to fit in your pocket) - they are Tokyo�s videophone police boxes that let you call up and talk face to face to a police rep...
Posted by Darren at 02:17 PM

October 11, 2004

Camera phones becoming a must-have

Here's an interesting article that examines the boom in the Camera Phone market in Asia. '"As over 40 percent of local consumers have digital cameras, we believe megapixel camera phones will be a potential growth area," Dbtel said in the...
Posted by Darren at 11:07 PM

Nokia 2651 - 2650

I know its not a camera phone - but this cell phone from Nokia - the 2650 (or in some places called the 2651) would have to be one of the most bizarre looking phones to be released recently....
Posted by Darren at 12:39 PM

October 10, 2004

Millions of pictures taken - sharing still impossible

Steve Spieczny's career as a camera phone artist is going nowhere, literally. The Los Angeles-based technology consultant hasn't been able to send his tiny masterpieces to anybody else's cell phone. But Spieczny is not alone because interoperability problems are...
Posted by Darren at 11:47 PM

Samsung's 5 Megapixel Camera Phone Due this Month

Just last week we wrote about Samsung's new 5 megapixel camera phone which was due sometime before the end of the year. It seems that they've brought forward its release date - probably to throw off competitors (Casio) - and...
Posted by Darren at 09:48 AM

October 09, 2004

Nokia 6230 Camera Phone

The Nokia 6230 is a feature packed phone that comes complete with a Video recorder and player, Digital VGA camera, Active TFT color display, Bluetooth wireless technology, Streaming video and audio and a Music player for MP3 and AAC...
Posted by Darren at 02:56 PM

LG 1400 Camera Phone

About.com has a good technical analysis of the LG1400 Camera Phone. They write: 'Weight and Size: The LG 1400 weighs only 3.35 Ounces. This is relatively lighter than average and should make this phone comfortable to use and carry...
Posted by Darren at 02:45 PM

Motorola V505 Technical Analysis

About.com has a good technical analysis of the Motorola V505 and writes: 'Weight and Size: The Motorola v505 weighs only 4.3 ounces. This is relatively lighter than average and should make this phone comfortable to use and carry aroundCamera:...
Posted by Darren at 02:33 PM

Motorola V220

Capture the moment - communication with passion - Motorola V220 Well Featured, sleek and pocket-able size - the cool phone that allows you to have fun, express yourself, stay connected. The Motorola V220 comes to life with a...
Posted by Darren at 10:19 AM

Motorola and AT&T; Announced V505, V220 and V180 GSM quad-band phones

Motorola Press Release Motorola and ATT Wireless Deliver Worldwide Communications Through Three New Mobile Handsets New Motorola V505, V220 and V180 provide global roaming, entertainment and productivity across all product tiers REDMOND, Wash. and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., October 7,...
Posted by Darren at 10:04 AM

LG KP8400 - Diabetics Phone

The LG KP8400 isn't just a camera phone (325x288 camera) - it has been specifically designed for those suffering with diabetes and is capable of measuring blood sugar levels. MobileBurn explains: 'Users place a strip of testing paper into...
Posted by Darren at 09:52 AM

BenQ P50

Cellphone9 has a mini review of the BenQ P50 and says, about the phone's camera: "The 1.3MP camera isn�t really that great. Wish they had taken it out and made the device even cheaper. Images are either blurred or dark....
Posted by Darren at 09:38 AM

October 08, 2004

Sanyo 8200 Review

The following review of the Sanyo 8200 (also known as the Sanyo PM-8200 and the Sanyo SCP-8200) has been submitted by site reader - Justin. He goes in the draw to win a $100 gift voucher from Amazon. Tell us...
Posted by Darren at 12:57 PM

Siemens SX66 Pocket PC

Mobile Gadget News has reported that AtT 'will be selling the HTC Blue Angel / MDA III / XDA IIs Pocket PC Phone Edition device as the Siemens SX66. The Siemens SX66 Pocket PC will feature: - Quad band...
Posted by Darren at 11:24 AM

Motorola i860

The Motorola i860 is a 0.3 megapixel camera phone (we don't understand why they would bring out something so small now) with a large 2.2 inch, 262k LCD Screen, video record and playback (up to 10 second clips), MP3...
Posted by Darren at 10:47 AM

Motorola V505

The new Motorola V505 is the perfect phone for your business and after-hours needs alike. With a sleek package, the Motorola V505 will not only impress your boss but your friends too - enabling you to freely express your...
Posted by Darren at 10:19 AM

Motorola MPx220

The quad band, Motorola MPx220 with Windows Mobile software, makes global connectivity easier and more flexible than ever. The sophisticated Motorola MPx220 provides mobile professionals a world class feature phone with the constant and global access to email, IM...
Posted by Darren at 03:21 AM

October 07, 2004

Motorola Sharapova Phone

When Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon the first thing she did was to call her mum on her mobile phone. Motorola have jumped on the opportunity to promote themselves and are releasing a phone to commemorate the moment named after...
Posted by Darren at 02:51 PM

Nokia 9500 Communicator

The Nokia 9500 is your office on the move. Browse the Internet in rich full colour, on a wide, easy-to-read screen. Work with office documents - not just letters and memos, but presentations and databases too. Get them from...
Posted by Darren at 02:26 PM

Sprint and Fujifilm - Camera Phone Printing Service

Press Release SPRINT LAUNCHES ONLINE PRINT ORDERING USING FUJIFILMS GET THE PICTURE ONLINE SERVICE Sprints Picture MailSM customers and their friends and family who receive email shares can now print their pictures through Fujifilms Online Digital Printing Service OVERLAND...
Posted by Darren at 01:48 PM

Digital Camera, Camera Phone Competition Heating Up

"Competition is heating up over pixel counts between digital cameras and camera phones. Five million pixel models are quickly gaining popularity among digital cameras, while 3 million pixel models are doing the same for camera phones.... It has only been...
Posted by Darren at 12:59 PM

Lumileds Debuts World's First Functional Camera Phone Flash LEDs

Lumileds Debuts World's First Functional Camera Phone Flash LEDs; Low-Light Photography is Now a Snap with More Powerful Luxeon Flash LEDs TOKYO SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Oct. 6, 2004 The camera phone market just got brighter--12 times...
Posted by Darren at 12:46 AM

Sony Ericsson Z500a

Sony Ericcson have just announced the new Z500a - a camera phone with a variety of styling options, tri-band GSM support, VGA resolution camera, MP3 audio, ability to shoot and view short video, double displays and Instant Messaging. PC...
Posted by Darren at 12:07 AM

October 06, 2004

Samsung SGH-D410

The Samsung SGH-D410 slider is designed for those that are on the go, and provides the ultimate in support and style, while it still fits comfortably in your hand and pocket. Samsung's new sliding camera phone, the SGH-D410 offers...
Posted by Darren at 08:58 PM

Sony Ericsson P900

The Sony Ericsson P900 is the successor to the Sony Ericsson P800 phone. It has a 65k color display, 16MB internal RAM, triband GSM support and weighs 148 grams. Mobileburn reviews the Sony Ericsson P900 and writes 'So, what...
Posted by Darren at 08:53 PM

Siemens MC60

The Siemens MC60 is an entry level camera phone that is similar to the Siemens SL55 (scaled back). It has a 4k color display and CIF camera with maximum resolution of 352x288 and auto white balance. There is no...
Posted by Darren at 08:53 PM

Sony Ericsson T630

The Sony Ericsson T630 is an improved version of the popular Sony Ericsson T610/T616. It has a new 65K color TFT screen, measures 02mm x 43mm x 17mm features Bluetooth, infrared and GPRS WAP 2.0. Mobileburn reviews the Sony...
Posted by Darren at 08:52 PM

Panasonic X70

The Panasonic X70 is a clamshell camera phone that weighs just 95g. It has a 132x176 resolution screen displaying 65,000 colors, 16 voice polyphonic subsystem and 352x288 resolution camera. Mobileburn reviews the Panasonic X70 and writes - 'My feelings...
Posted by Darren at 08:52 PM

Sharp GX30

The Sharp GX30 is a successor to the Sharp GX10, GX20 and GX 22 phones. It has a 1 megapixel camera, weighs 111 grams, mirror (for self portrait shots) SD memory slot, 262k color 240x320 screen, 32 voice polyphonics,...
Posted by Darren at 08:52 PM

Samsung SCH-A790

The Samsung SCH-A790 is a clamshell designed phone that works on both CDMA and 900 and 1800Mhz GSM networks. It is a rather large phone weighing in at 136.2grams and measures 86mm x 51mm x 25mm. Mobileburn reviews the...
Posted by Darren at 08:52 PM

Sharp TM150

The Sharp TM150 has been made exclusively for T-Mobile for the US market. It has a 1 megapixel camera, good quality 2.2inch 262K color TFT screen, SD/MMC card storage, tri-band support, WAP browsing, Java game support and polyphonic ringtones....
Posted by Darren at 08:52 PM

PalmOne, Microsoft Join on Mobile E-Mail

'Longtime foes palmOne Inc. and Microsoft Corp. Tuesday announced a licensing deal that will allow the next generation of palmOne's Treo smart phones to work directly with Microsoft's Exchange e-mail system. The unprecedented relationship is designed to eliminate the...
Posted by Darren at 11:13 AM

Curitel P1

MobileMag has just posted about a brand new phone from Curitel - the 2 megapixel Curitel P1 which has been released in Korea but is rumored to be heading to Europe and the US. MoblieMag writes - 'Aside from...
Posted by Darren at 09:40 AM

SK Teletech IM-7400 - Self Sterilizing Camera Phone

'SK Teletech is the first handset maker in the world to launch silver-nano coated mobile phones with sterilizing function, the company announced Tuesday. The companys new model IM-7400 is a 1.1-megapixel CCD camera phone coated with nanometer (1 billionth...
Posted by Darren at 01:04 AM

Survey Finds Low Consumer Interest in Watching TV and Videos on Cell Phones

"US : Television-enabled cell phones are on the horizon, but is there strong consumer interest in this new technology? Not yet, according to a study conducted by Lyra Research's DTV View group. Conflicting Signals: A Cell Phone Television Interest...
Posted by Darren at 12:56 AM

October 05, 2004

Write a review and win a $100 Amazon Gift Voucher

Do you own a digital camera, printer, scanner or camera phone? Would you like the chance to win a $100 (US) gift from Amazon simply by writing a short review of your experiences with it? Digital Photography Blog, in conjunction...
Posted by Darren at 11:57 PM

AT&T; mMode Music Store

ATT have today announced the launch of their mMode Music Store - "The first-ever mobile music store in the US." It is a very similar service to Apples iTunes....
Posted by Darren at 10:15 PM

Samsung E315

T-Mobile has just announced the Samsung E315 camera phone. They write: 'Express yourself with the stylish Samsung E315. This elegant flip phone lets you capture moments of your life with its integrated camera. You can take pictures or brief video...
Posted by Darren at 09:49 PM

Camera Phones Click With Marketers

Point, click and send. That simple process for snapping digital pictures on the fly has consumers enamored with camera phones. InfoTrends Research Group predicts that nearly 150 million camera phones will be sold this year, comprising more than 25...
Posted by Darren at 09:00 PM

Java phones hackable?

Security specialists at the Hack in the Box conference in Malaysia are warning of a new potential threat to mobile phones; intrusion via Java. Many modern phones include a version of Jave 2 Micro Edition (J2ME), a stripped down version...
Posted by Darren at 08:59 PM

Nokia 7710 Set for Release

"Nokia is set to unveil another attempt at a mobile phone designed for television and video, which is thinner and lighter than its predecessor which never made it to the market, a source said on Monday. The Nokia 7710...
Posted by Darren at 04:40 PM

LG L1150

'LG has established a reputation in the United States for making functional, quality cell phones that don't go out of their way to be too flashy. While that is beginning to change with such models as the VX7000, the...
Posted by Darren at 01:43 PM

Samsung SGH-x427

Samsung SGH- x427 Features: - Personal Information Manager (PIM), Voice Memo, Calendar, To Do List, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Currency Exchange, EMS/MMS Capabilities, Call Management, Phone Book, Call Logs, Caller ID, Voice Mail - Java Enabled - WAP 1.2.1 Internet Browser...
Posted by Darren at 10:23 AM

Samsung SGH-e317

The Samsung SGH-e317 is a new phone from Samsung that incorporates, camera, AOL instant messenger, ICQ and 65,000 color TFT screen. Samsung SGH- e317 Features: - Dual Color Displays - GSM/GPRS Dual band: 850/1900 MHz - 65K Color TFT...
Posted by Darren at 10:16 AM

Arima U300 Smart Phone

News is just surfacing from the Symbian Expo of a new smartphone from Arima - the U300. It is based on Symbian OS v7.0 and the UIQ 2.1 platform. PDA Live writes that it "provides tri-band 900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS...
Posted by Darren at 01:14 AM

Nokia 7610 Review - Erik's

Erik's Weblog has a review of the Nokia 7610 and writes - 'One cool phone. Very few quirks, nothing earthshattering. Usability is very high. Performance is good. Communications features work as advertised. Voice calls are clear on both sides. The...
Posted by Darren at 01:09 AM

October 04, 2004

Water: A way to focus cameraphone lenses?

"A couple of scientists in Singapore claim they've created a cameraphone lens that does precisely this. It's got a flexible polycarbonate lens which is hollow inside, and filled with water. The cameraphone can pump water in or out in tiny...
Posted by Darren at 10:04 PM

LG highlights mobile innovations

'In a rapidly growing regional mobile phone industry that is set to increase on an average of 40 per cent annually, global and regional digital leader LG Electronics has further strengthened its leadership position with the release of new...
Posted by Darren at 03:03 PM

Be sure to pick the right carrier, plan

"Most cell-phone companies don't offer the type of detailed coverage maps now available from Cingular and T-Mobile. That means consumers need to do more footwork when picking a carrier. The stakes are higher than you might think when buying...
Posted by Darren at 11:39 AM

Sony Ericsson P910i

The Sony Ericsson P910i has the widest variety of input methods including keyboard, natural handwriting and T9, so that users can choose the most convenient way to access the phones many functions. Triple band GSM/GPRS coverage gives a global level...
Posted by Darren at 10:14 AM

October 03, 2004

Mitsubishi Electric Marketing Two-Sided LCD

Nikkei Net Interactive report that Mitsubishi Electric are developing a two sided LCD screen. 'Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (6503) has begun marketing activities for a liquid crystal display that can display images on both the front and back surfaces of a...
Posted by Darren at 01:41 AM

Samsung to bring out 5-megapixel phone

Picture Phoning reports that Samsung are planning on bringing out a 5 megapixel camera phone in the next few months. ""A company official said Friday, It is premature to reveal a specific time table, but the plan is to bring...
Posted by Darren at 01:36 AM

Robbery suspect caught on cell phone camera

"Thanks to a quick-thinking robbery victim and his camera phone, police had a photo of the suspect and tracked him down in 10 minutes, police said. James Robert Barker was in custody on charges of aggravated robbery after allegedly...
Posted by Darren at 01:30 AM

October 02, 2004

PiTech Palm OS Smartphone Revealed

'Earlier in the week we brought you news that PalmSource had announced three new ODMs. One of those was PiTech, who already has a working phone ready for sale.PiTech won't actually sell this unit on its own. Instead they've...
Posted by Darren at 11:29 PM

October 01, 2004

The Treo 650 is coming Soon (ish)

Engadget has the word that the Treo 650 will be announced officially on October 25. Of course then we'll have to wait til it hits the stores - but it is coming!...
Posted by Darren at 11:11 PM

Sanyo to Unveil Prototype Cellular Phone with Built-in Digital TV Tuner and 2MP Camera

"Tokyo (JCNN) - Sanyo Electric (TSE: 6764) announced that it has prototyped a CDMA 2000 1X EV-DO cellphone with a built-in digital TV tuner. The new TV phone supports H.264/MPEG-4 AVC QVGA (320x240)15fps decoding, twice the MPEG-4 video compression...
Posted by Darren at 11:06 PM

Sony Ericsson S770i Review - InfoSyncWorld

InfoSyncWorld reviews the Sony Ericsson S770i and writes - 'Sony Ericsson's S700i is undoubtedly the best mobile phone available in western markets at current. In open mode, telephony and multimedia are easily at hand, whilst in closed mode the S700i...
Posted by Darren at 10:34 PM

Audiovox CDM 9900

Mobile Tracker announces that the Audiovox 9900 will start shipping on Verizon Wireless this week. Phone Scoop writes that the Audiovox 9900 is "A close cousin of the 9950, the first Audiovox phone to support video recording. Sports an...
Posted by Darren at 03:03 PM

Samsung SGH-D500e - Corona

Gizmodo has just posted a picture of a new camera phone from Samsung - the Samsung SGH-D500e - Corona. It is a European phone with Bluetooth, 1.3 megapixel camera. Original pictures from here....
Posted by Darren at 11:28 AM

Motorola V180

A Sensory Experience The elegant look of your phone is reflected by the elegance inside. A beautiful display and ring tones that are real music, complete the package. Display photos of special events or loved ones, or an image...
Posted by Darren at 10:15 AM