Another designer phone could be launched soon. Samsung is considering launching a Giorgio Armani branded mobile phone. A spokesman for Samsung, said: “We are currently reviewing the possibility with various firms including Armani. We will make an official announcement once it is finalised.” In the past few years, there have been several designer phones launched, with varying degrees of success. First, there was the D&G branded Motorola Razr, which was just a Razr sprayed gold.
Google has agreed to bid a minimum $4.6bn in the forthcoming auction for a US mobile phone network license. In typical Google fashion they are not content with simply joining a new industry; they want to revolutionise it! Google has requested that the commission running the networks in the US, opens up the industry so that “consumers’ interests are served”. They want the industry to adopt four types of “open” platforms: Open applications: Consumers should
At last, someone has released a fully equipped mobile phone which can actually browse the internet with a full-size screen. Sophia Mobile launched the NANI at the Wireless Japan Show earlier this week. The NANI sports a massive 4.3″ touch-screen TFT display running at a crisp 800×400 resolution. This compares well to the iPhone’s comparatively small 3.5″ screen with only 320×480 resolution. This high resolution (800×400) means that you shouldn’t have to keep scrolling around
Samsung has just announced that they are building on the success of the U600 by launching the Samsung G600. This is basically a 5 megapixel version of the U600. It will be slightly thicker, 14.9 mm versus 10.9mm for the U600. According to Samsung the new G600 “will appeal to both fashionistas and tech-savvy professionals of all ages”. The key features of the G600 are the big 2.2” LCD screen with 16 million colours, a
The M500 is the world’s first fully functioning mobile phone watch. It is developed by the Australian based SMS Technology, and is more of a novelty than an everyday mobile phone. Due to it’s tiny size it is never going to be the most usable of devices, but I’m sure it will be in demand from gadget lovers all around the world. Surprisingly the M500 has a pretty good spec: Model M500 Quad Mode, Touch-screen,
In the first week, alone over 700,000 Apple iPhones were sold in America, making it the fastest selling mobile phone ever. So I wasn’t surprised in the slightest to see that some entrepreneurial company from China has already started producing fake iPhones. These fakes are already for sale on eBay for around £150, as compared to the genuine version of the iPhone which are selling on eBay for about £400. Here is a video of the fake
A very disgruntled ex-employee went on a 90-minute rampage in a Tank and destroyed six mobile phone masts in the process. John Robert Patterson used to work for telecommunications firm Telstra and wanted to destroy the masts because he thought they were damaging his health. 20 police cars were involved chase to stop Patterson, but a police car is no match for an armored personnel carrier. They eventually caught him after he stalled the tank
Searching for a new contract deal when your current one is almost up can be a bit of a stressful time…more so if you’ve found a great deal on another network provider. Do you keep the number you’ve had for donkey’s years, and go through the lengthy process of porting your number across…or do you just take the new phone number, and avoid all the stress and hassle that comes with porting your number? Interesting situation,