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First MWC pitch from a startup founder

We’ve had our first MWC pitch from a startup founder and I reckon we should give him a bit of attention. This one didn’t come from a $500m company. Instead it came from Maarten Lens-FitzGerald of Zcapes. Here’s what he’s got to say: Zcapes aims to be world’s leading mobile website and contextual-aware service for […]

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First Sony Ericsson Android devices Summer 2009

Bring it on. Give me a Sony Ericsson WITH Google Android and I will be a happy chap, I reckon. So report thec ahps at Dialaphone. They picked up this quote: According to Garfield Brusewitz from Sony Ericsson, the company will start by focusing “on products in the higher segment, but later on will also […]

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Our first phone call made under water – with the Sonim XP3

The second part of our Sonim XP3 coverage continues. In this episode, Ed Hodges takes the handset and totally submerges it.. and then proceeds to use it to try and make a call and send a text. I wondered if this was possible. Have a look to find out…

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Our first look at the Sonim XP3 waterproof phone

We’re big fans of the Sonim series of toughened handsets. The last one I had, the XP1, I took up a mountain overlooking Lake Tahoe and, in the middle of the snow, proceeded to stamp repeatedly on it with my ski boots. All around, bemused skiers hoping off the ski lift nearby watched, wondering what […]

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The INQ1 from 3 – first impressions as a social networking device

When you take the INQ1 out of the box it feels like a quality device with its solid metal and plastic construction. However that illusion was shattered when I switched it on, as the display looks like a low end device and the icons and menus have a basic appearance. Instead of a user guide […]

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T-Mobile first with the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Deutsche Telekom arrived on the scene today with their BlackBerry 8900 offering, beating the shipping Curve by over a week. Carphone Warehouse announced earlier on this week their 8900s will be in the shops on the December 20th, O2 said January 5th and T-Mobile will now be selling theirs on the 12th of December. Tadarrr! […]

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** UPDATED ** NokiaWorldWatch: Nokia’s first mobile broadband USB stick – 40 euros ** UPDATED **

Announced this week is Nokia’s first ever mobile broadband USB dongle Crossing both 2.5 and 3G networks its due out soon, with carries to be mentioned in due course. Specifications/Compatible computer operating systems: – 3G: 850/2100MHz GSM:850/900/1800/1900 MHz Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows Vista Mac OS 10.4 Mac OS 10.5 Posted by email from MIR […]

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Our first ShoZu Grand Master reveals himself in Vancouver

Yes, Roland Tanglao has grabbed hold of the MIR ShoZu Campaign Mantle and thrust a stake in the ground right in the centre of Vancouver. To paraphrase the A-Team introduction: “If nobody else can help, and if you can find him, maybe you can hire Roland Tanglao.” That’s right, Roland is offering to help anyone […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – iNum, the first global phone number

I’ve been looking at iNum, a new service from Voxbone. iNum has launched as a global phone number that isn’t tied to a specific geographical location. It uses the new global ‘country code’ 883 to give users a number that will reach them wherever they are, with no geographical implications. Voxbone’s vision is that phone […]

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The world’s first WiMAX mobile phone appears

HTC has launched the MAX 4G, the only WiMAX 4G handset on the market today. Slight snag though, it’s just for Russia right now on their Scartel network. When will we see the handset elsewhere? Well, when other places have rolled out a WiMAX network we guess and is capable of supporting such a beast. […]

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Ultra first impressions of the Vodafone Netbook

So after being the first to purchase one at the Vodafone Marylebone store, I have the device home. I’m typing this post on it. The glorious Vodafone Netbook. I went for the 25 pounds per month option giving me 1GB of data per month. I figured I could always upgrade if necessary. Here, then, are […]

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First look at Android from the launch

Our man Mark is there, hands-on, playing with the T-Mobile G1…