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That iPhone Mini discussion is back again: Good!

From the WSJ: Apple Inc. is working on a lower-end iPhone, according to people briefed on the matter, a big shift in corporate strategy as its supremacy in smartphones has slipped. via Apple Working On a Less-Expensive iPhone – WSJ.com. Did Apple ever have supremacy in the smartphone market? Supremacy of attention, yes. But volume? […]

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35 days to get an iPad Mini on EE’s 4G service…

Both EE and Vodafone appear to be having serious stock problems with the iPad Mini. This is a bit of a problem for me as I was thinking of getting one from either firm; although on balance I reckon EE is my preference at the moment. Although I’m disappointed EE don’t have any stock I […]

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iPad Mini launch date ambiguity is causing all sorts of media panic

It is fascinating to behold the panicking media at the moment. They’ve now taken to posting genuine stories about a currently unannounced device. Only this morning I was flicking through smiling at the unabashed panic. The major thrust is that since Apple has not yet sent out invites to an announcement keynote, they can’t benefit […]

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Apple’s iPad Mini pricing strategy… what do you reckon?

Brian over at Gizmodo has been giving a lot of thought to Apple’s pricing strategy for the upcoming iPad Mini. Even though it’s still unofficial, the pricing issue is one that’s keeping a lot of people in the industry up at night. Or, at least, continually challenged. How Apple prices the iPad Mini matters beyond […]

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Is anyone else finding the current iPad a bit too big?

I think it’s the release of the Google Nexus 7 that really changed things for me. Playing around with that, I couldn’t help but recognise the difference in size and weight between the two devices. Obviously. There’s quite a gap. The new iPad is flipping annoying, actually. The more I think about it. Oh the […]

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Sharapova unboxes the X10 Mini Pro

Instead of the usual shakeycam-blogger-unboxing, Sony Ericsson enlisted tennis pro, Maria Sharapova, to help unbox their latest Sony Ericsson X10 Pro. Now you’ll remember me raving over the X10 Mini a few weeks ago (such a small device running Android… just brilliant), well, the next model in that range is the ‘Pro’ and the key […]

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Sony Ericsson X10 Mini: The credit card sized Android wonder

Well I have to say I’m a big, big fan of the X10 Mini. I simply loved the device when I came across it at Mobile World Congress back in February and now that it’s arrived in my hands, I can confirm it’s still fantastic. To be clear, the device isn’t for everyone. If you’ve […]

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Good news for INQ as Aircel India takes the INQ Chat & Mini

INQ, the handset manufacturer owned by parent company Hutchison Whampoa was always going to have an easy time of it with the 3 group of companies. A couple of phone calls from the big man and woosh, INQ had clients coming out of its ears. And their handsets, targeted at the mass market, have been […]

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Video: Sony Ericsson’s X10 Mini super-small Android device

Would you like to see me raving about the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Android device? Well, here I am… Rafe filmed me doing an intro to the device here: Download M4V Video | Subscribe to Podcast | Embed video And for anyone who’s interested in the phone, we also got the Sony Ericsson chaps to […]

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Opera shows off browser for Android

Opera Mini has just unveiled a version of its mobile browser for Google’s Android platform. The company wants developers to get involved with testing it, so if you fancy experimenting with the browser, it’s available here. Once the feedback is in, Opera has promised the Android-specific Opera Mini will enter beta form soon, with the […]