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Phones

A few days ago we weren’t event sure if the next model of the iPhone existed just yet. Now we have a brief lowdown and a handful of pictures of it, provided by the good folk at Gizmodo.com, who got hold of the new model after an Apple employee accidentally left it in a bar. [...]

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Author Phillip Dick’s estate has announced its intention to sue Google over the branding of their latest handset, after the company used a second name from Dick’s science fiction works (following ‘Android’) to promote its latest model without permission. The author died in 1982, and his surviving family now runs his estate.
Dick’s science fiction work [...]

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Real tech-heads no doubt already having ordered Google’s impressive looking Nexus One, and we here at Xingtone HQ feel your excitement. In anticipation of the day when the world’s newest and most exciting communications gadget drops onto your doormat, we thought it was high time we gave an overview of the best contract options on [...]

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The long rumored Google handset is finally set to be launched on mobile phone users worldwide over the next few days, and is heavily touted as the next in a long line of models expected to provide a serious rival to the dominant iPhone.
At an estimated launch price of around £330 (substantially cheaper than a [...]

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A new Nokia service entitled ‘Nokia Money’ is set to be launched in early 2010, with the aim of providing banking services to users in poor countries, where plenty of mobile phone users do no have bank accounts. The Finnish company’s primary aim for the product is to engage poorer markets in Nokia handsets with [...]

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The Nexus One has been so carefully guarded that mobile phones experts have only become certain it exists over the last couple of weeks, with the handset already heavily into testing. A few days later, though, the clever folks over at TheseAreTheDroids.com have worked out – by going through the associated hardware – exactly what [...]

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Touted as the most likely major competitor to the iPhone in the foreseeable future, Motorola’s new Droid smartphone has a number of features that must have the folk down at Apple throwing back their coffee and redoubling their workload. With an aggressive Motorola advertising campaign set to pit the Droid directly against the iPhone, [...]

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Microsoft have recently announced the launch of their ‘Windows Phone’ platform, which – in collaboration with numerous major manufacturers including LG, Samsung and Toshiba – is likely to be a major new rival to the iPhone and Google Android platforms, and is due to appear on the UK market almost immediately.
The initial launch will feature [...]

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