Devices Opinion

Classic Handsets: the NEC e606 heralded 3G video calls

In another of our “classic handset” series, we take a brief look at another handset of yesteryear and sprinkle in a few insights into the chosen phone from my personal experiences. In this instalment we focus on one of the very first 3G handsets that launched in the UK on Three: the almost universally hated NEC e606 flip phone. The NEC […]


Nokia, NEC and friends agree LTE patent swap shop

A handful of mobile heavyweights, including the likes of Nokia, Ericsson, NEC and Alcatel-Lucent have announced they’ve got together and worked out a patent sharing system for the development of HSDPA’s successor, LTE. The framework will give all of the company “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms” for licensing each other’s essential patents. The deal will […]