The Mobiado Camo handset

Exclusive, touted to be stylish and certainly rugged, the new Mobiado Camo handset from their Professional Executive Model collection is all set to attract potential buyers.

Exclusive because only 200 of them will be manufactured. One can only fathom the price of the handset.

Rugged because it has a special DiamondShield coating which makes it resistant to scratches and other tarnishing.

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Nokia 3600 slide

Nokia has been kind enough to keep showering India with Handsets after handsets, and by that not any tiny weenie one’s , the best handsets and most promising one’s and most of them having their global debuts in our Sub Continent.

The recent to follow trend is the promising Nokia 3600 slide. Any old world model that’s re shaped re sized and re made this is the remake of the old 3600, only in the slider form and the OS is the new nicer revamped S40. It’s a treat looking at the mobile and its gonna be a show stealer for the women folk.

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Palringo now on iPhone

Now vocal IM on your iPhone thanks to Palringo!

Palringo enables vocal instant messaging, picture messaging and text-based messaging over the iPhone’s 3G data connection.

Popular messaging services such as Apple’s iChat for Mac OS X, AOL’s AIM, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, Gadu Gadu, ICQ, Jabber and Windows Live Messenger are integrated with Palringo.

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Nokia 6210 Navigator debuts in India

In a series of another set of exclusive privilege launches in India, Nokia launches the 6210 Navigator in India.

According to some reports on the internet, Nokia 6210 Navigator is supposed to be one of the most well built devices nokia has ever released in recent times ofcourse next only to Nokia E71 , the undisputed leader as of now. Continue reading “Nokia 6210 Navigator debuts in India”

Palm Centro smartphone now in BLACK

Palm, Inc. has unveiled a new version of their Palm Centro smartphone in Onyx black colour.

It looks decent.

According to some folks there is a certain amount of flair and fashion sense as well in the phone

I kind of disagree with that. Black looks stylish, but also somehow very ‘plasticky’. However, each buyer to his own. If Black is your choice of colour, the Palm Centro is now available in Black across stores in India. Continue reading “Palm Centro smartphone now in BLACK”

Samsung i8510 INNOV8 announced!

It is called Innov8 and the ‘8’ certainly stands for the 8 megapixel camera this high end handset is equipped with, apart from the Symbian S60 smartphone OS(3rd edition Feature Pack 2). Oh wow! Action packed and feature packed.

Specs and features:

• Quad-band GSM
• 2.8-inch QVGA display
• 16 million colours
• Resolution of 240 x 320 pixels
• Accelerometer for automatically adjusting screen orientation Continue reading “Samsung i8510 INNOV8 announced!”

Sony Ericsson W902 5 Megapixel camera walkman phone

Sony Ericsson is pepping up its music phones with the introduction of W902.

The model boasts of autofocus camera, image stabilization for both photos & videos, as well as picture and video blogging and Sony Ericsson’s BestPic technology. It supports Google maps and can geotag the photos after being captured in the phone. Having 8GB Memory Stick Micro (M2) card and the high-end HPM-77 wired headphones this Walkman music player is on-board for a full music experience. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson W902 5 Megapixel camera walkman phone”

The S60 user Interface: A revolution waiting to happen

S60 is feature-rich software for smartphones with advanced data capabilities. Based on the Symbian OS, it includes an application suite, user interface framework, and middleware components. The flexibility of S60 allows for a variety of hardware designs and software configurations.

S60 devices include built-in features varying from messaging and calendar to a wide variety of personalization options and advanced web browsing.

The touch user interface in S60 smartphone software offers licensees the opportunity to develop devices with a variety of input methods, whether it is a touch screen with a traditional keypad, touch screen with a QWERTY keyboard or touch screen alone, supporting both finger or stylus optimized input, in addition to the range of access options that already exists today.

S60 touch user interface comes with support for tactile feedback, which means that there is a physical pulse and feedback when the user taps on the screen. This provides better awareness of the device’s response.

Existing S60 3rd Edition applications will run on touch enabled devices unmodified. Tools will be made available for developers to further optimize the touch experience of their applications.

Also, the new UI Accelerator toolkit will allow device manufacturers to develop rapidly and easily impressive graphical effects and new types of interactions, further increasing the user appeal and excitement. Continue reading “The S60 user Interface: A revolution waiting to happen”

Spice Mobiles may be taken over by Sony Ericsson

Looks like it is still a rumour although meetings between the two companies are underway even as we report this.

Spice Mobiles is possibly going to be incorporated into Sony Ericsson.

Feature rich Spice handsets incorporated into high-end Sony Ericsson could only mean that the entry level market for handsets will improve. Buyers of entry level phones will largely benefit from this alliance.

More on the tie-up as news trickles in.

Watch this space.

Contest Nokia Nseries Fusions Challenge

Nokia Nseries Fusions Challenge Gets Hotter!

Anyone interested in trying out a location tagging game? It involves intellect, promptness, creativity and of course technology. If you are a enthusiast who loves to explore new stuff… then you might want to try this out.

Register for Nseries Fusions Challenge This is the last week for registrations. (Closes on 27, 2008)

P.S. CHECK OUT THE PRIZES SECTION. Apart from the contest prizes, there is a special giveaway for Fone Arena members.

All you need to do is –
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MOTORAZR 2 V9 Ferrari

Its going to be a zoomin’ rockin’ handset!

As the Formula One racing culture catches fast with the youth in India, Motorola has partnered with world-renowned sports car label Ferrari to launch a co-branded 3G-enabled handset named the “MOTORAZR 2 V9 Ferrari” in the Indian market.

Specs and features as indicated:

• 3G-enabled
• Unique racing interface
• 2 Megapixels camera
• 2 GB expandable memory Continue reading “MOTORAZR 2 V9 Ferrari”

Samsung launches M150

A new budget phone christened SGH-M150 is being unveiled from the staples of the Korean giant Samsung. The simple candy bar cell phone is to be made available by mid August in Germany and later in Europe, Asia and Africa.


Dual-band GSM 9000/1800MHz Data GPRS

Size 106.5mm x 45mm x 13mm

Main Display 1.77″ 262k TFT, 128×160 pixel resolution

Camera VGA Video

Bluetooth 2.0+EDR

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Sony Ericsson post poor profits amidst crisis

Its a lonely world. Motorola was really feeling lonely, as Samsung, LG were reporting better profits while its prospects were hitting the floor. Feel no more. Sony Ericsson has finally heeled to its pathetic designs.

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson is reporting a steep 97 percent drop in second-quarter earnings as tougher market conditions hurt its sales.

Net profit at the joint venture of Tokyo-based Sony Corp. and Stockholm-based LM Ericsson fell to 6 million euros ($9.5 million) in the quarter from 220 million euros in the same period a year ago. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson post poor profits amidst crisis”

Spice S-707n with m-commerce launched

As the Indian government regularises m-commerce, Spice Mobiles has launched a new handset – the Spice S-707n with the feature. Spice Mobiles has tied up with ngpay, one of the leading mobile commerce services in the country.

Spice S-707n allows its users to transact through fast, simple and secure means with the pre-loaded ngpay feature enabling them to book railway, airline and bus tickets, make bank transactions, send gifts, pay bills, book hotels, movie tickets and more.

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