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How not to launch a product /the trauma one endures on an average day as a journalist

Before we start our official coverage of the BlackBerry Storm, we thought we’d rant a little for a while on how well it all went. Firstly, events tailoring for journalists to attend should be just that – tailored for journalists that are attending. So when one turns up at the allotted time we were given, […]

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Operators

“Are you paid to talk up the G1 launch? It was a shambles!”

That’s the subject of the email I got last night from reader, Kai. It wasn’t all sweetness and light with the G1 launch yesterday, then. I know four people who got one yesterday without a hitch. But Kai was definitely not having a good day — he went on to list out his experiences yesterday […]

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Some G1 launch images

Here are a few pics I captured of the launch a few moments ago.

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The T-Mobile G1 launch this morning

I was up at half five this morning. Half past FIVE! That’s how dedicated we are here at Mobile Industry Review. I grabbed the cameras, jumped into the car and sped into London as fast as possible. I’m not normally a native of the 6am shift — so I was rather surprised to find the […]

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Where’s the mobile awareness gone?

Wow! Doesn’t time just fly by? I’ve been away for a month – organising myself with school and the various activities I’m involved in, and it feels like forever! Never fear though, because now I’m back. Well, for once a week that is! Now school’s are a hostile environment (well, at least mine is), and […]

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19 Things To Consider When Planning A Blogger Launch Event

Here’s a list of things to consider for anyone planning an event aimed at attracting bloggers. 1. Always check the signal It doesn’t matter who it is, from the lowly application developer to the mobile network operator, they all fail at this point. It’s going to be rather difficult to check out the speed and […]

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ZTE unveils U990, world’s first HSDPA TD-SCDMA handset

ZTE Corporation, largely know for being one of the leading providers of telecommunication equipments all around the globe today unveiled the U990, the world’s first HSDPA TD-SCDMA mobile handset. Last week, the company was in the news for having sold 100 million handsets.  The U990, is the successor to the previous two TD-SCDMA handsets by ZTE, the […]

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iPhone to launch officially in China shortly

Cellular News is reporting that the iPhone is shortly due to launch ‘officially’ with China Mobile: China Mobile is expected to officially launch the Apple iPhone on its network shortly – but with some of the functionality removed to comply with Chinese regulations. The South China Morning Post, citing a report from the Daiwa Institute […]

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We’re at the new LG handset launch on Thursday night

The KC910 is heading this way very quickly. We’ll be there tomorrow night at the LG blogger launch. In fact we’re doing a lot of the filming for next week’s MIR show there. If you remember at the last LG launch, I was a bit repetitive with the UK Marketing Director about their total lack […]

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First look at Android from the launch

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

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Nokia N96 hits the Indian markets

Originally announced a couple of day before the Apple iPhone 3G debuted in India, Nokia have today announced the availability and pricing of the Nokia N96 for the Indian markets.  Ever since the official carriers for iPhone 3G announced the pricing, there has been widespread disappointment among the people, thanks to the high prices set […]

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iPhone 3G Launch Day: Queue-cast

Dan Lane covered the launch of the iPhone 3G here, but as his subsequent posts revealed his own purchase wasn’t as smooth as it might have been *cough* 8 hour wait *cough*.  If like me you revel in other people’s pain listen to this special podcast ‘queue-cast’ edition to hear a man who doesn’t know […]