Don’t get textual in China

Link: JURIST – Paper Chase: Foreigners face deportation for texting porn, disturbing order under new China law. China’s new Law on Public Security Administrative Penalties [text in Chinese; press release] took effect Wednesday, creating 165 new offenses and setting maximum penalties ranging from 200 yuan ($25 US) to 15 days detention for Chinese citizens all […]

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HOT: 160 Characters Mobile Messaging Awards!

Link: 160Characters Association. This is the third annual 160 Characters Mobile Messaging Awards run in association with Informa Telecoms and Media. In 2005 there were more than 110 entries from 23 countries on 5 continents – see here for the 2005 winners and the 2005 short list. If you’ve provide any sort of mobile technology […]

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The iPod? What a rubbish idea… in 2001 ;-)

Matt Weston at BusinessBricks posted a link to the Original Ipod announcement thread on MacRumours from 2001.  His post reads: MacRumors thread via S vs. N. ‘I still can’t believe this! All this hype for something so ridiculous! Who cares about an MP3 player? I want something new! I want them to think differently! Why […]

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Mobile trojan whacks out premium SMS (Russia only)

Mobile Trojan horse tries to send premium rate SMS messages Experts at SophosLabsâ„¢, Sophos’s global network of virus, spyware and spam analysis centers, have urged mobile phone owners not to panic following the discovery of the first cellphone malware that tries to make money. It only applies to Russian language/Russian phones… surely someone can do […]

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T9 input –> XT9

XT9: Texting just got easier – Crave at CNET.co.uk T9 technology is getting smarter and just like the T-1000 in Terminator 2, it’s doing things you might not expect.

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Vodafone student unlimited text offer = 1,000 /mth

I persuaded my younger brother to enquire as to the Vodafone student unlimited texting for life offer. He was very excited at the prospect of snaring the service plan as he’s a huge texter.  He sent them an email to enquire just what ‘unlimited’ meant in practice.  They responded saying ‘fair use’ defines unlimited at […]

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Awesome in-depth review of the W900i

Link: Mobile-review.com Review GSM phone Sony Ericsson W900i. I’ve been hunting for a proper phone and was thinking about the W900i on Vodafone.  So I did a search.  Mobile-Review.com popped up.  I’ve added it to my favourites — take a look at the link above — their reviews are very comprehensive.

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Update to Three ban on Google and any other website

Link: SMS Text News: Google.com banned by Hutchinson 3g UK. Ferdinand of location-aware-device blog ubikwitus posted a comment on the above link suggesting I download the Opera Mini Browser to bypass the Three UK walled garden.  Excellent idea! For a moment, I thought there was the solution.  Alas no.  I can’t *get* to http://mini.opera.com via […]

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Going back to the Sony V800

Link: Sony Ericsson V800 3G handset | The Register. With Bluetooth, 3D gaming, global support including Japan, and every other feature you would want to put on a phone, the V800 has more baubles on it that a Christmas tree. To put it shortly, we are very, very impressed. I got the Sony Ericsson V800 […]

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A normal phone?

I’ve decided to buy a normal phone.  On a normal network.  Probably Vodafone. The decision is between Sony Ericsson or Nokia. I don’t like how big the Nokia N70 is.  I quite like the idea of the N90…  but then I also like the idea of the phone being subsidised on contract but alas no […]

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Google.com banned by Hutchinson 3g UK

I read that Google News is now available as a mobile version. I thought I’d try it out! Unfortunately, the only normal phone I’ve got is the Sony Ericsson on Three.  I’ve paid for "mobile websites" so I was sure that the world’s number two site (Myspace is number one now, eh?) would be available […]

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New Sony Ericsson K800/K790 3.2 mega pixel phones

Link: New Sony Ericsson 3G and Edge Handsets. Sony Ericsson takes digital imaging in camera phones to new heights today with the launch of the K800 and K790 phones, the first handsets to carry the Cyber-shotâ„¢ brand, a true mark of imaging quality. Both handsets look physically the same as above. Oh now I could […]

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