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India’s DoT Tightens Noose Around Carriers Over IMEI Issue

After the many terrorist attacks in the country and the apparent use of mobile phones as an important tool for planning and the execution of the attacks, India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) had instructed all the mobile service providers in the country to disconnect service to handsets on their network that do not have the […]

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Palm Pre Rumored to be Exclusively Heading to Best Buy

You know it’s a popular phone when barely days after its announcement, rumors start springing up about its release.  A “credible source” tells WebOS Arena, that Best Buy would be hosting a 60 days exclusive deal for retailing the Palm Pre. The Pre, which will be launched on Sprint’s network in the US would be […]

Zit Picker – Possibly the Most Disgusting App for the iPhone

If you thought that the countless fart apps available in the App Store were disgusting, I’d advice you to stay away from Zit Picker. This app not only plays with with the audio, but the app’s visuals will make you cringe in your seats. This one’s so crazy, my 6-year-old niece ran off the moment […]

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New Firmware for Nokia’s 5800 XpressMusic shows up on the Updater

If you’re a 5800 owner who’s just woken up to a brand new day, sipping onto some steaming hot beverage or browsing through your RSS feeds, hear this one. The folks over at Nokia have dropped an update to the Firmware of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. The update bumps up your phone to Firmware v11.0.008 from […]

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Sony Ericsson celebrates the spirit of Bond

Apparently, everyone’s up celebrating Bond week. With Quantum of Solace out this week, one of the partners of the movie, Sony Ericsson has just launched a Microsite celebrating the spirit of the movie and, obviously, promoting their phones. Check out the site, it has a nice bond theme.

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Nokia’s Vertu announces Ferrari Mobile

If you’re a Ferrarri fanatic, chances are you’ve probably come across the many Ferrari branded devices and gadgets brought to the consumers by different companies. Nokia’s Vertu range had just added itself to the array by announcing the Ferrari Ascent Ti. Bearing a sturdy titanium body, which apparently has been forged at 850ËšC, the phone […]

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SE’s Ad Campaign using the C905’s Camera

In an effort to promote it’s Cybershot handset C905, Sony Ericsson is running an ad campaign claiming to be “an advertising media first”. The leading mobile phone manufacturing company, is promoting the mobile handset by teaming up with FHM magazine and running in-mag advertisements for the phone shot through the phone’s camera. The company is […]

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India’s Unitech Wireless sells 60% to Telenor for $1.07 billion

Unitech Wireless, which has been the most talked about telecom operator in the news media lately, has just sold off 60% of stake to Telenor. Telenor has been eyeing a stake in the company for quite a while now and has been in talks with the company ever since. Italy’s Telecom Italia too was rumored […]

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Study suggests UK Phone Users send 217 million texts per day

I just came across this article on The Daily Telegraph, which says that as per a study conducted among UK’s mobile phone users, the amount of total text messages exchanged every single day counts up to roughly 217 million. Yes, that’s right, 217 MILLION texts in a DAY. The one you just sent a while […]

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iPhone sales help Rogers’ profits rise 84%

Just recently, during the Q4 Conference Call, Apple announced that it had sold 6.9 million iPhones in Q4 of 2008. Today, Canada’s leading telecommunications operator Rogers has declared an 84% jump in the 3rd quarter profits. Rogers has reported a net income of USD 386 million, compared to USD 210 a year ago and the […]

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Nokia’s new Benches ‘Come with Music’

In an effort to promote its highly touted ‘Comes with Music‘ service, Nokia, the leading handset manufacturer has now started placing special benches at various public places in the UK. Now, before you start wondering what’s with Nokia and the Benches, let me elaborate. The benches are actually a clever advertising medium to promote their […]

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T-Mobile G1 gets a mystery update

It’s raining updates for the users of T-Mobile G1. While most of us are yet to lay our hands on the first Android phone, the lucky few who went ahead and bought it already have had to update the build OTA. While the popular word is that the build number is RC28, one reader over […]