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Nokia E63 spotted at the Smartphone Show

We met Mauricio of Visto walking round the Symbian Smartphone Show last week and — well — you could hear an audible squeak of excitement from us as he brought out a Nokia ‘Exx’. That’s right.. it’s an E— something. We thought it could possibly be the E63 — and Mauricio did let slip that […]

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Samsung smartphones get faster memory

Samsung smartphones have been given a bit of a speed boost thanks to a new bit of software the handset giant’s developed. The software will make any handsets using its own proprietary embedded flash memories, OneNAND, Flex-OneNAND and moviNAND, complete the sort of multimedia-heavy actions devices do regularly – like booting, downloading and searching – […]

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Apple iPhone loses market share

According to new research from analyst group IDC, it looks like the iPhone has taken a hit in market share. The company found that for the first quarter, the iPhone saw its share of the US smartphone market nibbled away by the likes of RIM and Palm, AP reports. The iPhone’s market share now stands […]

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BT to relaunch Fusion with own-brand HTC?

Interesting news out of BT: according to a report in The Telegraph BT is set to debut an own-brand smartphone from HTC today. The Telegraph reckons it will run “off BT’s Home Hubs in residential settings, and switch across to the Vodafone mobile network when out and about”Interesting news out of BT: according to a […]

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Cheaper devices getting smarter

Phones look like they’re getting cleverer: one in three mobiles will be a smartphone by 2013, according to ABI Research, up from one in ten today. Nokia remains the most popular smartphone seller, with 52 percent of the market, while Symbian is found on 65 percent of devices. The expected growth in smartphone numbers is […]

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Dell readying Windows Mobile smartphone range?

The rumours of Dell making an appearance in the mobile market have been doing the rounds for a while, but they seem to be gaining momentum at a rapid rate. Digitimes reports that Dell might team up with Foxconn Electronics to develop Windows Mobile smartphones, after rival Acer announced it was to buy business mobile […]