World’s leading mobile phone manufacturer Nokia unveiled its latest touchscreen the C6, C7, N8 and E7 smartphones at Nokia 2010 World Developers Conference in London.
The Nokia E7, which is being described as the ultimate business smartphone by the company, features email and comes equipped with a 4-inch display that features Nokia ClearBlack technology. The E7 is equipped with a sliding QWERTY keyboard. The handset is expected to hit the UK store shelves in the last quarter of this year.
Manufacturer of some of the most popular mobile phones, HTC, has reportedly preparing to introduce two new Android-based smartphones viz. the HTC Desire Z and HTC Desire HD.
Leaked reports about he specifications of the HTC Desire Z claims that the device will come equipped with a screen of the same size as that of the non-QWERTY HTC Desire, providing users with a 3.7-inch of touch space. The device is expected to feature a 1 GHz processor.
Recently on August 20, the HTC Desire Z was spotted online with a full QWERTY keyboard and Android 2.1 operating system.
A number of schools across the major districts have reported a higher-than-expected budget deficit in the academic session 2010-11. In order to reduce the deficit, these education institutions are adopting a number of measures including unpaid leaves, job cuts as well as enlargement of classrooms.
Larry Newton, Director for School Finance for Utah State Office of Education, said that she has witnessed such a huge shortfall in the budget for the first time in her career.
Unlike the popularity of Apple and Google mobile phones, Research In Motion is not on customer’s mind as much. But it is cannot be ignored that this does not bring the spirit of RIM down as it still enjoys a reputed and trusted place in the hearts of corporate users. This has been helping RIM maintain its market value among more glittery competitors in the market.
There are some reasons that keep RIM shining among others.
Taiwanese mobile-maker HTC Corporation has made its Desire smartphone more attractive business option by adding native support for Exchange mail, contacts and calendar to it.
The high-end mobile phone HTC Desire, which was unveiled officially during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, is proving business-friendly due to its large display, 1GHz processor that makes web browsing super fast and hardware specs that promise fast performance.
The Nexus One’s brother, the HTC Desire, runs the Android Operating System and possesses Sense technology.
Motorola Droid, which is known in the UK as Motorola Milestone, will hit the British markets on December 7.
Online retailer Expansys has won the exclusive rights to sell the Milestone in the UK.
Android-based Milestone possesses some superlative features to boast of. It is equipped with a 3.7-inch touch-screen, a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
It has a storage capacity of up to 32GB. In addition, it provides WiFi, GPS.
The purported iPhone challenger, the Google Android-based Motorola Milestone - which is called the Motorola Droid in the US – will reportedly hit the UK market on December 7!
The first shipment of the Milestone, which is being pushed by online retailer Expansys, instead of any telecom operator, will reach Expansys on December 4; and the smartphone will be made available to the public about three days later.
Samsung Electronics, world's number two mobile phone maker, is all set to beat its own 2009 sales target of 200 million mobile phones with touchscreen hand-held devices accounting for a fifth of the total sales.
Samsung said it has already sold 50 million touchscreen handsets so far this year as compared with a sale of 10 million touchscreen mobiles during the same period last year.
The South Korean electronics giant said that strong sales performance by its touchscreen handsets would assist it exceeding it 2009 sales target.
The much awaited Motorola Milestone, which is marketed as the Droid in the US, will be hitting the UK market on December 7, as has been confirmed by the company putting, various anxious waits to an end. It has also been confirmed that the giant online retailer eXpanses has been awarded the exclusivity on the phone till at least the end of the year, i. e., till year end, the retailer will be able to sell the phone without any contracts attached.
Technology and internet giant Google is all set to launch a minor update to its application and search features, which is largely helpful to movie buffs and will allow smartphone users to make last minutes plans to catch a movie which are playing near them with the latest movie search feature which has specifically been introduced for the iPhone, Palm WebOS and Android platform based phones.
With the claim that its new device is all set to "go beyond smartphones" and "revolutionize the mobile experience", Israeli firm Emblaze Mobile has entered the smartphone market officially with the unveiling of its First Else mobile handset, a touchscreen phone introduced in London today. The device is expected to hit the markets in the first quarter of 2010.
In a move which is being seen as a major blow to Sony Ericsson in the current period when holiday shopping has started picking up, major mobile phone retailers Carphone Warehouse and Phones 4U have suspended sales of the company's smartphone Satio, after an unusually high number of customers returned the phone as a result of a major software glitch.
Music-streaming service Spotify has launched a new music application for the Symbian platform, allowing more smartphone users to search for new tunes and then stream them directly on their handsets.
Users of many Nokia phones including E71, 6220 Classic and 5800 XpressMusic will be able access millions of songs from a digital library.
However, users will have to sign up to a monthly premium subscription to use the new service.
Sony Ericsson, with the aim to nudge its mobile phone sales higher, recently launched the beta version of its popular WebSDK in New York, at the Wed 2.0 Conference. The new and improved software development kit has been designed to provide interesting tools to programmers who are creating applications for the company's Android and Symbian platform phones, like the eagerly awaited X10 and the recently unveiled Satio.