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December 31, 2004

Nokia 6260 Review - OC Workbench

The OC Workbench has a good review of the Nokia 6260 GSM 900/1800/1900 Symbian Camera Phone and writes - 'The Nokia 6260 can be considered an improved version of the Nokia 6600. Based on the Symbian OS, this phone...
Posted by Darren at 12:28 PM

Samsung to Show Fewer Handsets

'Samsung Electronics Co, the world's second-largest maker of mobile phones, said it will not display some of its new handset designs at coming exhibitions to prevent competitors from copying them. Samsung will display only a few of its new...
Posted by Darren at 12:09 PM

Fixing photos taken on camera phones : Tutorial

Adobe have put together this basic tutorial on Fixing photos taken on camera phones that many camera phone users will no doubt find helpful: 'Camera-enabled wireless phones are a great way to capture memories on the fly. Unfortunately, because...
Posted by Darren at 12:08 PM

NEC N500 Touchscreen Camera Phone

Engadget points to a Thai site that has pictures of NEC's N500 touch screen camera phone for sale in Thai shops. The NEC N500 camera phone is a tri-band GSM/GPRS cellphone, with a 176x220 pixel LCD touchscreen and a...
Posted by Darren at 11:45 AM

Samsung Exports SCH-A890 to Verizon Wireless

'Samsung Electronics announced Thursday it has started exporting CDMA2000 1x EV-DO phone (SCH-A890) to Verizon Wireless, the biggest CDMA service provider in the US. According to Samsung, it already shipped 20,000 handsets and will increase the supply from next...
Posted by Darren at 11:30 AM

ASUS P505 Pocket PC

Phone Arena reports that the FCC have just given approval for a new ASUS pocket PC - the ASUS P505 Pocket PC. This phone's features include: '- 2.8 65k Transflective TFT display with 320 x 240 (QVGA) resolution -...
Posted by Darren at 11:20 AM

December 30, 2004

Inauguration Requires Boost In Bandwidth

The upcoming inauguration of George W Bush has more of an impact than most of us could imagine. Who would have thought it would impact wireless networks - but it seems with the arrival of the camera phone and...
Posted by Darren at 01:18 PM

Musical Cell Phones to be bigger than Camera Phones in 2005

'Picture phones with pretty screens certainly caught the fancy of the mobile phone shopper in 2004, sending handset sales surging a projected record 20% over a year ago. But cell-phone makers have a couple of new tricks in store...
Posted by Darren at 10:05 AM

December 29, 2004

Motorola MS400

MobileBurn previews the Korean Motorola MS400 4G handset which comes with 87 megabytes of internal storage , stereo MP3 player and VGA (640 x 480) camera. The MS400 has a 262k color TFT display (128 x 160 resolution), weighs...
Posted by Darren at 09:49 AM

Motorola V635

Phonescoop confirms the rumors that Motorola are getting ready to release the Motorola V635. The FCC have released details of the V635, an upgrade of the V620. It will feature a megapixel camera with LED flash, a color external...
Posted by Darren at 08:20 AM

December 28, 2004

LG F2100

LG F2100 Specifications Network - GSM 900 / GSM 1800 Dimensions - 90 47 23 mm Weight - 90 g Display Type - TFT, 256K colors Display Size - 128 x 160 pixels, 7 lines - Second...
Posted by Darren at 08:37 PM

December 25, 2004

Samsung SCH-A890

SCH-A890 is dual-band CDMA camera phone. It features 1xRTT data, clam shell design, Internet browser and voice recording and a 1.3 megapixel camera. Telecoms Korea writes - 'The SCH-A890 is a clamshell phone with rotating 1.3megapixel camera, flash usually...
Posted by Darren at 11:33 AM

December 23, 2004

LG VX7000 Review - InfoSync World

InfoSync World has a good review of the LG VX7000 and writes - 'Despite its strong ergonomics, the VX7000 falls short in other areas. In particular, the absence of Bluetooth, infrared, speaker-independent voice dialing, and a speakerphone combine to leave...
Posted by Darren at 09:53 AM

Nokia 6620

All About Symbian reivew the Nokia 6260 and writes - 'Is it better than any other Smartphone out there? Well its certainly the best Series 60 phone I have used, and, although it pains me to say it, it's...
Posted by Darren at 08:16 AM

December 22, 2004

Motorola MPx220 Review - infoSync World

infoSync Wolrd reviews the Motorola MPx220 and writes - 'Having corrected several mistakes made by its predecessor, the MPx220 now delivers better battery life, a more responsive user experience, improved connectivity support and suitable amounts of memory. Unfortunately, usability and...
Posted by Darren at 03:42 PM

Nokia 6620 Review - infoSync World

InfoSync world reviews the Nokia 6620 and writes - 'The Nokia 6620 takes the strong showing of the 6600 and tweaks it - however, not all of the tweaks are good. The inclusion of faster EDGE data service is...
Posted by Darren at 03:37 PM

Motorola e1000 Review - Trusted Reviews

Trusted Reviews has a good review of the Motorola E1000 and writes - 'The Motorola E1000 is one of the first of a new wave of 3G phones to enter the market. Motorola has impressed me with a very...
Posted by Darren at 03:29 PM

ASUS A730W Pocket PC

PDA Buyers Guide's review of the AUSS A730W Pocket PC where they write - 'There aren't many VGA Pocket PCs on the market and your choice boils down to the A730, HP iPAQ 4705 and the Dell Axim X50v which...
Posted by Darren at 12:41 PM

December 21, 2004

Samsung's Guidelines for Ethical Camera Phone Use

Samsung India have released what it considers to be ethical guidelines for using Camera Phones. These include: - 'Camera phones should not be used to take photographs of individuals without their knowledge and consent. - Camera phones should not...
Posted by Darren at 09:30 PM

Mobile Phone Radiation Harms DNA, New Study Finds

'Radio waves from mobile phones harm body cells and damage DNA in laboratory conditions, according to a new study majority-funded by the European Union, researchers said on Monday. The so-called Reflex study, conducted by 12 research groups in seven...
Posted by Darren at 03:01 PM

December 19, 2004

Why the phone camera may be kiss of death to secret lives for Bollywood stars

'A snatched image breaks a taboo and horrifies India's screen giants THE kiss remains one of Bollywoods biggest taboos, so when one of Indias top actresses was caught in a steamy embrace in a restaurant and the images were...
Posted by Darren at 12:25 PM

High Demand for Camera Phones After Ban Lifted in Saudi Arabia

' Just a day after the ban on mobile camera phones was lifted, there has been an unusually high demand for camera phones and the prices of latest models dropped, according to local mobile phone vendors. Mobile phone dealers...
Posted by Darren at 12:23 PM

December 18, 2004

Samsung P735 review by PC Magazine

PC Mag reviews the Samsung P735 and writes - 'The Samsung P735 is a fun high-end multimedia phone with an unusual flip-and-swivel screen. But it's still extremely expensive for what you get (and what you don't). Pros: Tons of memory....
Posted by Darren at 12:02 PM

Apple and Motorola's 'iPhone' Coming Soon

There is no official word on a name or feature set yet but Apple and Motorola seem on schedule to release a collaborative project which many are calling the iPhone which is being developed to play music purchased with...
Posted by Darren at 11:45 AM

Olympus Camedia D-590 Review - Steve's Digicams

Steve's Digicams reviews the Olympus Camedia D-590 and writes - 'with an estimated street price of under $300 at the time of this review (Dec. 2004), the Olympus Camedia D-590 Zoom offers a great overall value for the holidays....
Posted by Darren at 08:51 AM

December 17, 2004

Kodak EasyShare CX7530 Review - CNET

a href=http://www.livingroom.org.au/photolog/images/thumbnails/Kodak_CX7530.jpg> CNET reviews the Kodak EasyShare CX7530 and writes - 'A million more pixels aren't the only improvements in the Kodak EasyShare CX7530, an upgrade from the the EasyShare CX7430. You also get twice as much internal memory (32MB),...
Posted by Darren at 02:50 PM

Sony Ericsson P910a

CNET reviews the Sony Ericsson P910a and writes - 'While we've spent a ton of ink talking about the PalmOne Treo 650 and the Motorola MPx220, the fact remains that there are quite a few smart phone options out...
Posted by Darren at 01:07 PM

Samsung SCH-a790 Review - InfoSync World

InfoSync World reviews the Samsung SCH-a790 and writes - 'The SCH-a790 is designed for frequent travelers that are tied to CDMA in the US. For those users, it offers a good but expensive alternative. The keypad design is good, the...
Posted by Darren at 11:22 AM

Sharp TM200

T-Mobile have just announced Europe's first 2 megapixel, autofocus, CCD sensor, LED Flash, 8x digital zoom camera phone - the Sharp TM200. The TM200 is a tri-band GSM handset with a QVGA display, bluetooth, MP3 player and SD memory...
Posted by Darren at 10:18 AM

Saudi Arabia to permit camera phones

'Saudi Arabia will overturn a ban on the import and sale of mobile camera phones in the conservative Muslim kingdom, Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper reported on Thursday. Although widely used across the country, camera phones are illegal in Saudi Arabia and...
Posted by Darren at 10:11 AM

LG-VX8100

Gizmodo picks up the story of a new Bluetooth LG phone that seems to be on the way - the LG-VX8100. 'Feature details on the VX-8100 are somewhat scarce, but it's definitely tri-mode, dual-band CDMA and presumably the successor...
Posted by Darren at 09:55 AM

Panasonic X500

Digital Camera Shooting Style - The X500 makes it easy to take photos. Hold the handset sideways as you would a digital camera, or use both hands to minimise hand-shake. A built-in photo light lets you shoot indoors or...
Posted by Darren at 09:52 AM

DoCoMo NEC 900iG

Gizmodo links to a new NEC phone the NEC N900iG - a dual-mode FOMA W-CDMA 3G and standard GSM handset - this will make it attractive to those on the move around the world. It comes complete with a...
Posted by Darren at 09:39 AM

December 16, 2004

Camera Phone Tips - Taking Great Photos with your Camera Phone

As Camera Phones are becoming more and more popular the internet is being flooded with pictures from the every day life of millions of camera phone users. Unfortunately many of the images that are taken using camera phones are poor...
Posted by Darren at 11:28 AM

Orange SPV C500 Smartphone Review - PocketMatrix

Pocket Matrix reviews the Orange SPV C500 Smartphone and writes - 'With the latest C500, we finally have a Smartphone for the public. It has easy integration with Outlook, great phone functions, and a size that won't have people...
Posted by Darren at 09:52 AM

Global Demand for Mobile Phones Expected to Rise 5.8% in 2005

'Global demand for mobile phones is expected to rise 5.8 percent in calendar 2005, less than half the growth seen for this year and another sign the market is becoming saturated, a Japanese industry group said on Wednesday. The...
Posted by Darren at 09:46 AM

Sprint and Nextel Sign Merger

'Sprint and Nextel Communications, Inc. today announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement for a merger of equals. The combination will create Americas premier communications company -- a leading wireless carrier augmented by a...
Posted by Darren at 09:45 AM

Nokia 6670 Review - Pocket Lint

Pocket Lint reviews the Nokia 6670 and writes - 'Overall the 6670 is a showboat. The large memory and high definition camera are simply vessels with which to demonstrate the latest software developments. Mobile phones are no longer about...
Posted by Darren at 09:32 AM

Jasco Wins 2005 Techgirl Award

Press Release New Jasco GE PC Cam Brings Out The Glam Jasco is pleased to announce the GE GlamCam won the 2005 International CES Technology is a Girl's Best Friend (TechGirl) Diamond Product Showcase award in the Digital Imaging...
Posted by Darren at 08:02 AM

December 15, 2004

Flashers Move to the Latest Technology

'Danish users of third-generation, or 3G, cellphones were advised to consider precautions to avoid being harassed by flashers using the new technology, the Danish National Consumer Agency said on Tuesday. The new high-speed technology that allows users to send...
Posted by Darren at 11:13 PM

Samsung Camera Phone Allows TV Viewing of Videos Captured

'Samsung Electronics releases its new camera phone Tuesday, boasting a higher picture resolution of two million pixels. This model enables users to view pictures and videos captured by the handset on their television screens through feed cables. It also...
Posted by Darren at 11:12 PM

Samsung launches tiny memory card for mobiles Samsung MMC

'In a flash, Samsung has unveiled its latest removable storage product, and it's only a quarter of the size of a standard multimedia memory card. The device is a cut-down version of the multimedia memory card, or MMC, that...
Posted by Darren at 10:44 AM

Proposed Law Could Change Camera Cell Phone Use

'They're some of the hottest items this holiday season but before you unwrap a cell phone featuring a built-in camera you'll want to know this. The federal government is trying to crack down on the misuse of camera phones....
Posted by Darren at 10:43 AM

Camera Phone Market Continues to Boom

'Camera phone sales are skyrocketing with shipments up 200 Percent in 2004, according to market research firm In-Stat/MDR. The devices have gone mainstream in less than four years, says In-Stat/MDR analyst Neil Strother. Now, one needs to look hard...
Posted by Darren at 10:42 AM

Nokia 6630 Review - Infosync World

Infosync World review the Nokia 6630 and write - 'As Nokia's first 3G smartphone, the 6630 has us impressed. An excellent camera, blazing connectivity speeds, above-par ergonomics and a good amount of memory make for a highly enjoyable experience....
Posted by Darren at 10:39 AM

December 14, 2004

Sony Ericsson S710

'Sony Ericsson will debut the s710 camera phone in early January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It has a dual design: held horizontally, the phone looks like a digital camera and serves as one, plus it...
Posted by Darren at 03:27 PM

December 13, 2004

Camera phones to hit digital camera market

Much has been written on the topic of camera phones and the impact that they are having upon the digital camera market - debate is fierce but increasingly article like the following are appearing in newspapers claiming that the...
Posted by Darren at 04:25 PM

Illicit Camera Phone Photos May Mean Jail For Peeping Toms

'Anyone thinking of taking a peeping-Tom-type photo with their camera phone better avoid the temptation while on federal property, whether in a national park or on a Navy ship. President George W. Bush is expected to sign a bill...
Posted by Darren at 04:21 PM

December 12, 2004

Curitel PH-S4000

Pantech Curitel debuts their new MP3 cellphone which is designed to look like an MP3 player with all the control on the outside of the case. The phone also has a camera. Features: Weight: 82g Size: 8cm x...
Posted by Darren at 11:00 PM

December 11, 2004

Nextel, Sprint said to be near $35 billion merger

'Sprint and Nextel Communications are reportedly close to a $35 billion mega-merger that would unite the No.3 and No. 5 U.S. wireless carriers, enabling the combined company to better compete with larger rivals Verizon and Cingular Wireless. Under the...
Posted by Darren at 09:35 AM

Sony Ericsson Z500A in Stores

Just got an email saying that the Sony Ericsson Z500A is now is stores. EDGE high-speed data 128160 pixel 65K color main display, 4K color sub-display Push to talk over Cellular (PoC) MP3 player ...
Posted by Darren at 09:10 AM

December 10, 2004

Taiwan market: Motorola expects handset demand to rise 5-10% in 2005

'Demand for mobile phones in Taiwan is projected to reach 6-6.5 million units this year and is expected to increase by a further 5-10% in 2005, according to Tom Hsiao, general manager of the Taiwan division of Motorolas personal...
Posted by Darren at 05:52 PM

Nokia Acquires Leica Camera

Now before everyone starts jumping around - the header of this post isn't fact - rather its a something that is being pondered over at SymbianMan's Journal: 'what would happen if a mobile phone manufacturer - Nokia, say -...
Posted by Darren at 05:51 PM

T-Mobile USA Sees 3G as Two Years Off

'T-Mobile USA, the U.S. wireless unit of Deutsche Telekom AG (DTEGn.DE: Quote, Profile, Research) , does not expect to offer broadband mobile data services for at least the next two years, its chief executive said on Thursday. CEO Robert...
Posted by Darren at 05:17 PM

Nokia 6170

InfoSync World reviews the Nokia 6170 and writes - 'As far as looks are concerned, the clamshell Nokia 6170 is best described as a masculine version of the Nokia 7270; stylish, yet a tad on the heavy side. The...
Posted by Darren at 05:10 PM

Sprint and Nextel talk about Merging

'Shares of Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. rose after reports that the U.S. mobile-phone companies are in merger talks. The combined company would be worth about $70 billion, financial news network CNBC said, citing unidentified people familiar with...
Posted by Darren at 09:33 AM

Sidekick II Review - PDA Street

PDA Street Reviews the Sidekick II from T-Mobile and writes - 'Everything about the Sidekick II says it's the phone for kicking back, and it's hard not to fall under its spell while playing with it. Shortcomings are obviousno...
Posted by Darren at 08:57 AM

Sony Ericsson k700i Review - Journalistic.co.uk

Journalistic.co.uk reviews the Sony Ericsson k700i and writes - 'What I like: Being able to take videos quickly and easily. Works well as a phone and is tri-band meaning it can also be used in the USA. Bluetooth features...
Posted by Darren at 08:08 AM

Samsung SGH-E800

InfoSync World Reviews the Samsung SGH-E800 and writes - 'Samsung's SGH-E800 is a beautiful phone to hold and use, and it's quickly won our hearts. The typical Samsung design flair is present in abundance, with all the requisite consumer...
Posted by Darren at 08:05 AM

Panasonic Introduces 3-Megapixel Camera Module for the Mobile Terminal Market

Panasonic Press Release Industry's thinnest 8.63 mm module incorporates auto-focus and image-stabilizer Tokyo, Japan - Panasonic SC Device Solutions Co., Ltd. (PSCDS), a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., today announced the development of a 3-megapixel camera module...
Posted by Darren at 07:20 AM

December 09, 2004

Motorola MPx

InfoSync World had a helpful preview of the Motorola MPx - a cell phone with a 0.3 megapixel camera. They write: 'With the advent of an improved thumbboard as compared to the motion sickness-inducing edition found in initial prototypes...
Posted by Darren at 05:54 PM

NEC e238 and e101

Gizmodo writes that NEC have yesterday released two camera phones to the Malaysian market - the e238 (right) and the e101 (left). Both support GSM and GPRS networks and have a 0.3 megapixel camera (the e238 also has MPEG-4...
Posted by Darren at 05:39 PM

December 08, 2004

Audiovox 6601 / Sprint PPC-6601 Pocket PC Phone Review

Bargain PDA reviews the Audiovox 6601/Sprint PPC-6601 and writes - 'If you need a PDA/Phone device and you're needs come PDA before phone then this might be a good device for you. The processor is fast, battery life is...
Posted by Darren at 11:11 PM

Curitel Develops ZigBee Based Handset

' Pantech Curitel announced Tuesday that it succeeded in adopting Zigbee, short distance wireless solution, to its handset for the first time in the world. ZigBee is one of the wireless data transmission solutions with home networking automation...
Posted by Darren at 04:44 PM

December 07, 2004

Treo 650 Review - Reiters Camera Phone Report

Reiter's Camera Report reviews the Treo 650 and writes - 'Even though the Treo 600 and 650 have mere VGA cameras, the optics in the 650 is superior. The Treo 650 produces somewhat better images than the Treo 600...
Posted by Darren at 10:51 PM

Hard drives, telephoto lenses meet cell phones

'While the hard-drive phone isn't out yet, and the phone with the telescopic lens is only available in Korea, both products portend what is coming for the rest of the world. New cell phone features are often tested first...
Posted by Darren at 10:45 PM

New Cell Phone Technologies Attract Customers

'New applications continue to be introduced in cell phones in Korea, enticing the nations tech-savvy and trend-conscious early adopters. Sun Data, a local handset peripheral provider, said Tuesday the firm had developed a new gadget named ``Air Beam that...
Posted by Darren at 10:44 PM

Sagem X8 Smartphone

The Sagem X8 is said to be a GSM triband 900/1800/1900 phone with a 1.3 megapixel camera and flash. It has bluetooth, infrared, WAP, MP3 player, Video Recording, Lithium-Ion battery, 240 x 320 QVGA LCD with 262,000 colors, mini...
Posted by Darren at 09:05 PM

Orange picks Motorola C975

'OANGE HAS KICKED off its 3G voice service today with four handsets which it claims will be available immediately. It has waited until today before naming the C975 as its 3G handset from Motorola. The operator is also crowing...
Posted by Darren at 10:22 AM

Motorola RAZR V3 - Hands On Review - Engadget

Engadget has a good Hands-on with Motorolas RAZR V3 and writes - 'Overall, I like this phone a lot. Yes, Im a sucker for good design, but the phone functions as it should and its features work as advertised....
Posted by Darren at 10:18 AM

December 06, 2004

Cell Phone Cameras

By Jakob Jelling Snapjunky.com A lot of myths exist regarding as to whether the cell phone cameras are any good or not. The fact that people require to admit that these cameras are also digital cameras and they exhibit...
Posted by Darren at 02:24 PM

December 05, 2004

Samsung SCH-A670

The Samsung SCH-A670 is a dual-band CDMA phone with dual displays, camera with flash and video recording capabilities. Samsung SCH-A670 Specifications Modes - CDMA 800 / CDMA 1900 Weight - 3.80 oz (108g) Dimensions - 3.26 x 1.81 x...
Posted by Darren at 10:22 PM

How Cellphones get broken

'The most common reasons for Mobile accidents according to 300 Swedish retailers. 1. Dropped the mobile on the ground. 2. Squeezed the cellphone in tight jeans/pockets. 3. Used the handset in the rain. 4. Throw the device on the...
Posted by Darren at 09:24 PM

Playboy aims to sex up U.S. mobile phones

'Playboy Enterprises' plan to introduce adult entertainment for mobile phones next year may leave some people wondering. Under an agreement with Seattle-based Dwango Wireless, Playboy plans to sell adult mobile-phone content in the United States and Canada for the...
Posted by Darren at 08:42 PM

Jurors at risk from picture phones

'The safety of jurors and witnesses in New Zealand courts is under threat from mobile phones which also take photographs and video. In a major drugs trial at the Auckland District Court last month involving a member of the...
Posted by Darren at 08:41 PM

Audiovox SMT5600 Review - PDA Buyers Guide

PDA Buyers Guide reviews the Audiovox 5600 Smartphone and writes - 'Absolutely a great smartphone! This device is remarkably small and is packed with features. It's well-built, attractive, has a large and bright display and feels great in the...
Posted by Darren at 08:38 PM

Nokia 7610

CNET reviews the Nokia 7610 and writes - 'Nokia's new 7610 smart phone set the wireless world abuzz with word of its megapixel camera, its Bluetooth support, and its slick Symbian operating system. But once we got our hands on...
Posted by Darren at 08:23 PM

Samsung Pips Motorola in Cellphone Ranking

'Fourth-placed Siemens ended at 7.6 percent, up from 6.9 percent, despite a recall of its new 65 range of models which pushed the business into a loss in the quarter. It was a big surprise. The recall affected a...
Posted by Darren at 06:13 PM

December 03, 2004

Camera phones now majority of phone sales

'Two-thirds of all mobile phones shipped worldwide in the third quarter of 2004 were cameraphones, according ot a market study released Thursday (Dec. 2) by market research firm Canalys. In addition, about 56 percent of all phones sold in...
Posted by Darren at 11:44 AM

Motorola V180 Review - Mobileburn

Mobileburn review the Motorola V180 and write - 'The V180 is a real solid little phone. It has modern looks, a decent feature-set, and handles the basic phone functions very, very well. Considering that you can get it from...
Posted by Darren at 08:47 AM

December 02, 2004

Pantech PH-K1500

Pantech Press Release Pantech unveils a convergence digital camera phone PH-K1500 with a 2.1 mega-pixel CCD. It differs from those at market in that its MP3 supports the caption showing what you hear. Smooth slider with intenna also features...
Posted by Darren at 11:31 PM

Liquid lenses for camera phones

'Camera phones will soon have lenses made from nothing more substantial that a couple of drops of oil and water, but will still be capable of auto focusing, and even zooming in on subjects. So says Etienne Paillard, CEO...
Posted by Darren at 10:02 PM

Cingular Raises Outlook for Profits

'Cingular Wireless, the largest U.S. wireless phone company, said on Wednesday it expects to report a profit and positive cash flow in 2005, one year earlier than planned, following its $41 billion purchase of ATT Wireless Services Inc. Cingular,...
Posted by Darren at 06:45 PM

Comparison between Mio 8390 and Orange SPV C500 Smartphones

TrustedReviews has a good comparative review of the Mio 8390 and Orange SPV C500 smart phones and writes - 'The phones in front of me are the Mio 8390 and the Orange SPV C500. Both of these devices are...
Posted by Darren at 06:08 PM

Mobile-phone sales surge worldwide

'Sales of mobile phones rose 26 percent in the third quarter, while Nokia strengthened its place as market leader, a new study finds. Worldwide mobile-phone sales reached more than 167 million units in the quarter, surprising industry analysts who...
Posted by Darren at 08:00 AM

Korea: Beeping Prevents Peeping

'Alarmed at the use of camera phones to catch individuals in compromising situations, South Korea has ordered manufacturers to ensure that all new handsets emit a beep whenever a picture is taken. In one notable case, a woman used...
Posted by Darren at 07:37 AM

December 01, 2004

Treo 650 First Look - Bargain PDA

Bargain PDA has a first look at the Treo 650 and writes - 'As for me, as I said, I'm really enjoying it thus far. I've had some pretty serious Bluetooth issues. I can't get it to pair with...
Posted by Darren at 10:40 PM

Fastap LG 6190

Mobile Tracker report that Canadian Carrier, Telus, is shipping the world's first 'Fastap' phone - the Fastap LG 6190. The LG 6190's keyboard is a configured in a new arrangement that has a combination of a full alpha and...
Posted by Darren at 10:14 PM

Motorola V505 Review - Infosync World

Infosync World reviews the Motorola V505 and writes - 'The V505 is a decent but not outstanding phone. Its feature set is perfectly respectable, and the MotoMixer application is a nice extra. However, it does not offer a great...
Posted by Darren at 10:00 PM

Fine over mobile topless pictures with Camera Phone

'A SYDNEY man was fined $500 today for taking photographs of topless women on Coogee Beach with his mobile phone. Labourer Peter Mackenzie, 25, of Coogee, pleaded guilty in Waverley Local Court to behaving offensively in a public place...
Posted by Darren at 09:46 PM

Sanyo S750

'Japanese electronics giant Sanyo made its first move on the European mobile phone market, pitching a new 3G handset at buyers in the UK and France. The S750 will be exclusively linked to Orange's 3G network, which insiders reckon...
Posted by Darren at 08:10 AM