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Our very own James Whatley is on Telegraph TV with the Renoir

I was having a browse about the Telegraph website. Now and again the videos on the right-hand site start playing. Just a moment ago, I was reading away and caught sight of our very own Mr Whatley talking about the LG Renoir handset. I was wondering when this was going to go public! It appears […]

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Mobile phones get a 52-inch widescreen TV

We were at a lunch and the launch last week of the new personal video Vuzix iWear products, the OLED based AV230XL and the widescreen AV310. Effectively turning your mobile device into a 44-inch and 52-inch screen, respectively, and as if my magic. Tadarr! These two new models update their range to offer their first, […]

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Mobile Industry Review Show – The G1 – Week 40

This week, we’ve turned Google. And courtesy of T-Mobile UK’s branding of their launch event, we’ve — generally — gone pink, too. Yes indeed, last week we were at T-Mobile’s Winter launch, checking out what’s coming for the all-important Christmas period. The Nokia N96, the LG Renoir, the E71, one of the top Samsungs, as […]

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Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 27

This week we’re in London, we’re in Beijing (twice) and we’re in San Francisco checking out Swype. Plus we’ve an interview with Jote Bassi of Anam, we talk about Nokia’s N85 and N79 handsets — and we’ve some cameos from other mobile geniuses (notably Phoneboy and Stefan Constantinescu). Topics discussed: 1 ) This week: More […]

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Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 26

Here, then, is the latest Mobile Industry Review Show (“MIR Show”) — Episode 26. It’s jampacked! JAMPACKED with footage from both Beijing, CTIA and London. Our technical contributor, Dan Lane, anchors the show from his office in London while everyone else was out gallivanting across the globe. Watch out for: – Ben Smith live from […]

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SlingPlayer shows UIQ some love

UIQ users, I bring some happy news. Actually, only if you’ve heard about SlingPlayer will you be able to make sense of the following. We just got information that the SlingPlayer Mobile has now been announced for Symbian UIQ phones. It’s been a while that the folks at Sling Media have toyed with us to […]

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Mobile Industry Review TV

We’ve added a ‘TV’ section on the menu bar now to house our MIR show videos (and separate them from the special report podcasts we’re doing). Here’s what it looks like: Now I need some professional headshouts of Dan, Ben and James…

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New mobile satellite provider for Europe

The EC, it seems, can’t get enough of talking up mobile data and that old nearly-ran mobile TV. The Commission has announced it’s started a selection process for a new satellite provider across Europe, who will be able to sell “high speed data, mobile TV, disaster relief and remote medical services under a single European […]

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Alcatel-Lucent, Speedcast unwrap DVB-H for Asia

Alcatel-Lucent and Speedcast have teamed up to jointly create a DVB-H platform for mobile TV operators in Asia. The two have said they’ll use their technologies, infrastructure and content delivery products to build the service, which they’ll market to operators in the region. The pair’s service will cover: the service platform, a security and encryption […]

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Sharp goes after China with Acquos

Japan’s biggest handset maker, Sharp, is off to pastures new – targeting the massive Chinese market with high end devices, according to Reuters. The Wall Street Journal says Sharp will trade off its TV brand, launching a range of phones under the Aquos banner. The first device will sell for 4,480 yuan (around £333) and […]

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Qualcomm to launch UK mobile telly?

Could Qualcomm be thinking of bringing its MediaFLO mobile TV service to the UK? It’s shaping up to be a possibility after the company bought a slice of spectrum in the recent Ofcom auction. According to Qualcomm, it’s now got its hands on the 40 MHz (1452-1492 MHz) of L-Band radio spectrum, for the princely […]

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Google wants to reuse TV spectrum for fast mobiles

Following the release of Android, it looks like Google has no intention of leaving the mobile world alone. According to Bloomberg, the internet search giant submitted a plan to Federal Communications Commission asking it to open up unused TV airwaves for mobile use. Bloomberg reports that Google’s plan says that the vacant spectrum or “white […]