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Ministry of Sound announces three exclusive handset bundles

Ministry of Sound, the global dance music brand, dance music record label and famous night club in South London have announced the launch of three exclusive handset bundle, each with the popular handset manufacturers of Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung. As a part of the deal, media content from the superclub brand will be pre-loaded […]

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Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 24

And thus, here is the 24th Mobile Industry Review Show episode. For those who aren’t paying close attention — for clarity, we’re numbering the episodes literally. Thus last week’s episode was numbered 22 and the trailer we published was numbered 23. So that’s us on 24. And it’s a special one. Packed to the rafters. […]

Preview: Mobile Industry Review at the Sony Ericsson Party

We’ve had a lot of mail and instant messages in from readers today asking how we got on at the Sony Ericsson Party last night. The full joy will be comin’atcha on Monday — but until then, here’s a one minute preview.  A trailer, if you like! Sony Ericsson Party – Preview from Mobile Industry […]

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Tonight we’re at Sony Ericsson’s summer party

I’m looking forward to meeting the Sony Ericsson chaps. Whilst they make some really good handsets, I’m thoroughly depressed by their lack of perceived innovation. Candybar after Candybar after Candybar. Show me the innovation! And that doesn’t mean putting Windows Mobile on to a Sony. We shall be addressing these issues and more tonight. The […]

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Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 22

Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 22 from Mobile Industry Review on Vimeo. This week we’re bringing you an absolute WHOPPER of a show. A veritable whopper. 1. We’re committed to bringing you our show from different, unusual and picturesque locations around London. I think we’ve beaten everything so far by filming from the Tower […]

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Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 19 from Brighton

Mobile Industry Review Show – 19 from Ewan MacLeod on Vimeo. Here, then, is Mobile Industry Review on location. Yes! This Saturday, we headed down to sunny Brighton on the south coast of England, to visit the inaugural social media cafe (“Tuttle Club”) establishing itself in the town. We’ve got a packed episode of pure […]

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Sony Ericsson: Dead, dying, don’t even bother. We’re a Sony Ericsson Free Zone!

What will it take to get the mobile community excited about a Sony Ericsson device? Steve Jobs announcing a 100% acquisition, perhaps. The Xperia looks nice. I had a look at it last week at 3’s event. I was particularly impressed. To be clear I was impressed at 3. Not at Sony Ericsson. I was […]

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Sony Ericsson is ‘revealing’ all tomorrow

Sony are putting on a global webcast tomorrow to tell the world what they’ve been up to. There is, it seems, the opportunity to ask questions. I might give that a go. You too can tune in here: http://www.sonyericsson.com/reveals/

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LG now more popular than Sony Ericsson

The folks over at LG must be popping a few champagne corks right now – according to analysts Gartner, LG phones are now more popular than their Sony Ericsson counterparts: in the analysts’ latest set of quarterly figures, LG has jumped ahead of Sony Ericsson for the first time to take the number four slot […]

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Sony Ericsson fuses Java, Flash with Capuchin

Sony Ericsson has taken the wraps off the interestingly named Project Capuchin, a technology which it says will bridge the Java ME and Flash Lite development platforms. Accordign to Sony Ericsson, Project Capuchin will let developers cherrypick the best bits of both to create the best content-rich mobile apps. The bridging technology will come in […]

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Mobile Skype ready for testing on Java phones

After flirting with mobile VoIP for a while, Skype looks like it’s about to get properly stuck in. The company’s announced that it’s brought out a beta version of the Skype client for “50 of the most popular Java-enabled mobile phones from Motorola, Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson”. All the usual features are enabled – […]

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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 […]