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Dialaphone Relaunch

Summary: A new website has launched as a resource for comparing mobile phone, broadband and energy deals. Dialaphone aims to make it simple to find the right phone and to compare broadband and energy options. Dialaphone previously made a name for itself as a mobile phone provider in the 1990s and early 2000s. Now the brand is being revitalised under different ownership as a comparison site, offering transparent information on mobile phones, energy companies and

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iPhone 3GS Could be Repackaged for Developing World

The iPhone 3GS could be about to get a new lease of life three years after it was released, according to an industry analyst. Peter Misek, of financial advisory firm Jefferies and Company, claims that Apple has signed a deal with a “major global distributor” that will see the 3GS being introduced to emerging markets around the world. The device will be repackaged as a pre-paid model with a reduced price in the region of £150. Recent

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Camera Experts Carl Zeiss Extend Exclusive Relationship with Nokia

Camera lens maker Carl Zeiss has had a long and illustrious partnership with Nokia already, and an announcement has just been made that the relationship is set to continue for several more years. Carl Zeiss lenses have been found on many of Nokia’s best camera phones, including the N95, N82, the N8 and the latest 808 PureView, equipped with a show-stopping 41 megapixel camera. Nokia’s vice president of smart services, Jo Harlow, said Carl Zeiss was a “crucial partner in the creation

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Cut The Rope Gets A Second Outing

There are so many unputdownable mobile games out there that sometimes it’s almost depressing to find yet another one to fit into our busy lives. But this week we know exactly what we want to be playing, as it’s been announced that the cute and fiendishly addictive Cut the Rope is getting a second outing. The original Cut the Rope is a classic – what’s not to like about making a green froggy blob (Om Nom) happy by feeding

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Fantastic New Phone Feature Ideas

The smartphone market makes the Space Race and Cold War look like cavemen having a pointless rock-throwing competition, especially since both sides have now forgotten why rock-throwing was so important and are busily building McDonald’s instead. But while America has forgotten that sending man into space is meant to be more exciting than tweeted senator-genitals, smartphone makers are locked in a brutal conflict where the latest feature means hundreds of millions of pounds. Unfortunately, most

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Wonders Of The Mobile World: Landmark Mobile Tech Developments

Mobile phones have come a long way since Martin Cooper stepped onto a New York street in 1973 to make the first portable phone call and these days, they couldn’t be any further from the brick-sized, antenna-sporting devices business folk were seen lugging around in the early days. It’s taken years of research and graft to get mobile phones to how they are today and while manufacturers may have made some mistakes along the way

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Backlighting Tips for Blackberry Pearl 9105

Improve the visuals and battery time on your Blackberry Pearl 3G 9105 with proper backlighting. Here are three tips to help: Change the backlight brightness. It’s easier to see the screen when the backlight is brighter, however dimming it saves your battery. Decisions, decisions! Find a happy medium by going to HOME, choose “options”, click “screen/keyboard”, then “backlight brightness” and select your preferred setting. Press MENU and “save” to complete the change. Turn off automatic dimming.

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New iPhone 4 features

And Steve Jobs proclaims “I name thee iPhone 4″ We all had massive hope for this day and it has finally been announced, Steve Jobs has just taken to the stage and announced to the world the new iPhone 4 is finally ready to be unleashed on the world. And my goodness what a beauty!! You can forget your Cheryl Cole’s, Megan Fox’s and world cup WAGS (for now) we have a new idol to

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The Samsung Galaxy S – Samsung’s Super Android Phone!

We Liked 4″ Super AMOLED Screen 1GHz Processor TouchWiz UI We Didn’t Like No Hardware Camera Key Over the past year or so, Samsung have really shown what they can do when it comes to engineering a touchscreen mobile phone. From the best-selling Tocco-Lite to the Omnia II, the Wave and even Vodafone’s 360 M1, they have consistently shown that no matter the OS or price-point, the phone always exceeds expectations. Now, they’ve unveiled their

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Nokia N97 Announced – Full details and release date for Nokia N97

We heard about it at the end of last week, but we had no idea just how exciting Nokia’s announcment would be! Christmas has come early this year as Nokia has revealed their brand new N-series handset, the N97 – and we couldn’t have wished for anything better! Take a look at the headline features: Key Features of the new Nokia N97 Touch display (3.5″ of it) which slides and tilts to reveal a full

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Vintage Era of Mobile Phones

The iPhone did not just magically appear in the hands of Jonathan Ive – the path was first forged by far uglier, bulkier and more expensive phones. Lets take a step back in time to look at the vintage designs that paved the way clear for today’s modern handsets: 1920 – Payphone Here’s the founding father of telecommunication which for many of us was the only way we could keep in touch whilst on the

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A Funny Look Back At Some Old Cell Phones

Mobile phones today don’t look anything like the first mobile phones that hit the market. Of course, we all know that. The iPhone is considered today’s cutting-edge phone and it looks significantly different from a lot of the phones on the market so it’s easy to see that phones change with the times. But that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to remember what those old mobile phones used to look like. After all, we’ve got

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The Most Expensive Apple Products In The World

The Mac brand has always been more than just a product; it’s been a lifestyle. However, Apple has become a more widespread name than just the Mac since the release of the iPod and then the iPhone. As it has grown in popularity, there has become a niche commitment by some people to have Apple products that are the most expensive, blinged out, dressed up products out there. From diamond-encrusted iPhones to gold-plated Macbook Air

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Nokia Unveil One Of The Slimmest Smartphones Around

Nokia, or the cheeky people who leak photos, have been teasing us with snippets of information on the new E71 for a while now and it surely cannot be long before Nokia throw in the towel and give the thing a release date. It’s so close, we can feel it in our palm, so to whet your appetite further, here are the current specs as we know them: Key features of the Nokia E71 •

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First Look at the New Samsung L870

A brushed metallic finish on a mobile phone really gives it a quality look, something which continues inside Samsung’s exciting new slider handset, the L870 too. These first pictures show the phone as an interesting mixture of traditional machined Samsung keypad, hidden by a surprisingly angular slider design, reminiscent of Nokia’s N95 in places. Let’s look at the key features: Key features of the Samsung L870 • A 3 megapixel camera. • A large 2.4”

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