Mobiles / PDA

BlackBerry unveils its latest Curve 8900

BlackBerry unveils its latest Curve 8900  Recently, BlackBerry came out with its latest the BlackBerry Curve 8900, which basically is the new version of the original T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve.

Reportedly, this set that is all about a keyboard, has a 3.2-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi connectivity and all the e-mail features that make BlackBerry popular with businesspeople.

GSMA to realize charging standardization for mobile phones by 2012

GSMA The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday had GSMA announce its plan to realize an industry-wide standard with regard to a universal mobile phone charger by January 2012.

Bigwigs, like Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Samsung, and Qualcomm, are among the seventeen mobile handset-makers and service-providers that are backing GSMA's announcement of a universal charging solution -UCS - based on the industry-standard Micro USB interface.

Nokia offers Xpress Music 5800

Nokia offers Xpress Music 5800Nokia is planning to impress mobile phone users with XpressMusic 5800 phone, which is also dubbed as 'Tube'. As per industry experts, the set would be available in North America by 26th February.

However, the Nokia Xpress Music comes with a higher price tag of $400.

It would be very pleasing to know that Nokia 5800 XpressMusic device is not like any other lay phone as Nokia has positioned it as its first mass-market touchscreen device. But what has ignited the interest of the users is the free year-long music subscription called 'Comes With Music' that came with the phone.

Rumors floating; Nokia to unveil Symbian app store next week

Rumors floating; Nokia to unveil Symbian app store next weekThe latest rumors which are floating all around suggest that Nokia will soon come out with an AppStore for its Symbian OS.

If the rumors are true then the latest store will be announced officially during the upcoming Mobile World Congress, which is set to take place in Barcelona from 16th to 19th February.

No doubt, if Nokia comes out with an AppStore for Symbian, it will definitely help it to gain some advantage and it won’t come as a big surprise too since last year the Finnish mobile phones maker has announced the Symbian Foundation.

Arena Flagship Cell Phone previewed by LG

Arena Flagship Cell Phone previewed by LGMobile manufacturers are trying to beat slowdown by launching more models with interesting features. Consumers were provided a glimpse by LG of its new flagship multimedia cell phone, dubbed as Arena on Sunday. It has been learnt that the set would make its debut at next week's Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona.

Online app store to be launched by Microsoft

Online app store to be launched by MicrosoftOn Sunday, a well known paper put forward the latest piece of news that Microsoft Corp is mulling to provide new programs and services for mobile phones, including an “online bazaar” for software. 

The report published in the paper said that the online bazaar would be for phones running Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system.

It said, “Microsoft will also soon offer its latest version of Windows Mobile, which the report said would have a more sophisticated interface.”