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Thoughts on the year, 2008 in review

As the year starts to draw to a close, we thought we’d look back at significant moments in the mobile world during 2008. Ponderings where you can sit down with your grand children one day and say ‘yes, I was there when it happened’, or if you’re too senile by then, they can tell you […]

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SlingPlayer comes to HTC Touch Diamond, Pro and Xperia X1

Sling Media snuck out today via a blog post on their community site a new update to their SlingPlayer for Windows Mobile devices. The main reason for the release is new found support for higher resolution screens. These new formats coming along in the form of display levels at 800 x 480, 640 x 480, […]

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Facebook panel arrives for the Xperia X1

Sony Ericsson has just released a bunch of new panels for the Xperia X1 handset, just in time for it to arrive in the Americas. These new additions to the phone’s UI act much the same way as many common place widgets do on other mobiles. Besides a Facebook panel, they’ve also made public a […]

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Devices

Is that the Sony Ericsson X1 available now then?

Looks like you can order it now from Vodafone UK… any takers?

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Opinion

Nokia isn’t releasing a touch-screen smartphone

Well, not yet…. It’s just a music phone people. The fresh round of leaked photos of the device we’ve all been calling the ‘Tube’ which first made it’s fleeting public appearance in that Batman movie has got everyone (including the usually-calm Financial Times on Tuesday) talking about Nokia’s new ‘smartphone’.  Some of the more breathless […]

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Xperiaâ„¢ X1 gets a launch date; 20 more days to go

Yes, it’s Official. Sony Ericsson has sent an official word out to the media that the most awaited phone from the company, the Xperia X1, will be made available in the countries of UK, Germany and Sweden starting September 30th, 2008. That’s just 20 days away. Enough has already been speculated and said about the […]

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Carphone Warehouse pre-Christmas event

I wandered over to Victoria this evening take a look at what would be big for Christmas this year from Carphone Warehouse (silly name, good shop). It ranged from the ‘meh’ to the ‘wow’ so here’s a quick overview in pictures.  The event was organised as a ‘home’ with each vendor in a different room… […]

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Sony Ericsson hit by high-end boredom

More doom and gloom from the handset people. After Nokia said it though the worldwide mobile phone market might shrink next year, Sony Ericsson has reported its profits have nosedived over the last quarter, its market share has dropped (enough to see it slip behind LG to number five in the biggest device makers) and […]