Nokia 5000, 2680 slide 7070 Prism and 1680 classic 4 new Economy handsets

Nokia released 4 new economy handsets at the “Growing Together 2008” conference held in Johannesburg.

The four new handsets include: the Nokia 5000 with a 1.3 mega pixels camera, which is claimed to be Nokia’s first camera phone at this price point (between Rs 3000 – Rs 5500); Nokia 2680 Slide; Nokia 7070 Prism; and Nokia 1680 Classic.

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N-Gage ready – Nokia all set to say GO

Nokia is all set to open up its download heavenly gates to the N-Gage lovers. Yes .. Nokia just dropped word on its N-Gage blog that the final version of its new N-Gage gaming service / application is now live and ready for your taking. However only supported handsets are.,

  • Nokia N95 8GB
  • Nokia N95
  • Nokia N92
  • Nokia N81 8GB
  • Nokia N81

if you have any other N series Mobile lo behold your download option is also around the corner. soon handsets like N73 will all be able to download the application. Continue reading “N-Gage ready — Nokia all set to say GO”

Symbian SMS Manager by Oxygen

Well everyone reading this blog might have heard about oxygen phone manager.. Oxygen is a member of the Forum Nokia Program (Premium Partners) and the famous developers of the Oxygen Nokia Phone Manager. well this time they are out with an excellent Symbian SMS Manager.

Symbian SMS Manager is designed to manage SMS messages on PC easily and conveniently.

The program represents all messages (SMS, Smart SMS, MMS, E-mail and others) stored in your phone. It allows you to read Inbox, Outbox, Drafts, Sent, My folders, Mailbox folders content, display basic message types – SMS, MMS, E-mail, Beamed (received via BT or IrDA), BIO (Picture message, Operator Logo, Ringing tone, WAP access point), read and display file attaches for MMS, E-mail and Beamed messages. It also can create and delete custom message folders, delete messages from your phone and move them between folders. You also will be able to create and send both plain and Unicode SMS messages to individual recipients as well as to contact groups.

Symbian SMS Manager works under Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems family via Nokia DKU-2/CA-53/CA-70 cable (for Nokia models), Bluetooth or IR (Infrared) connection, Samsung PC-DLC cable (for Samsung SGH-D720/720S/728/730).


The program represents all messages (SMS, Smart SMS, MMS, E-mail and others) stored in your phone the way e-mail messages can be presented in your E-mail client.

The program displays basic message types – SMS, MMS, E-mail, Beamed (received via BT or IrDA), BIO (Picture message, Operator Logo, Ringing tone, WAP access point), reads and displays file attaches for MMS, E-mail and Beamed messages. It also can work with custom message folders, delete messages from your phone and move them between folders.

The program has full Unicode support – information can be entered and stored in any language.

In Symbian SMS Manager you can find messages by their details. You can create and send both plain and Unicode SMS messages to individual recipients as well as to contact groups in the E-mail client-like interface. You can move one, two or more selected messages between the folders, as supported by the phone.

sounds excellent write .well it does come with a price tag though. logon to http://oxygensoftware.com/en/products/symbian/sms/Default.asp?page=common

friends at Engadget Mobile really like the software means its really cool and its worth the price they ask for downloading the application. its worthy to note the Nseries PC suite desnt offer any SMS,MMS, Email management suite . and beyond that this app is really trendsetting and highly efficient.

if you really want to make efficiency your goal then this is it when it comes to message management

Windows Mobile 6.1 is here!

Microsoft launched the newest version of the Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating System for mobiles.
A new version of the Internet Explorer Mobile was also launched, which adds desktop-grade Web browsing to Windows Mobile phones.

Features of the new software: New timesaving features, easier phone navigation and management, and increased security safeguards.

“People want a single phone that’s flexible enough to meet their needs throughout their day, whether it’s connecting to work or your everyday life,” said Robbie Bach, president of the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft. “The innovations we’ve added to our Windows Mobile software ultimately make it easier to manage your world.” Continue reading “Windows Mobile 6.1 is here!”

Videocon to bid for Motorala’s Mobile business

So screamed the headlines in almost all Business dailies.

The Videocon group is interested in buying Motorola’s handset business.

Motorola’s handset wing is struggling for survival, as was evident from their poor showing at all world events such as CES 2008 and MWC 2008.

“We have hired one of the world’s top three investment bankers who will convey our interest to buy out the mobile handset business of the US company,” Group Chairman Venugopal Dhoot told Business Standard.
According to Dhoot, Videocon is ready to launch its pan Indian GSM mobile operations at an investment of Rs 6000 crores.

“The Indian market for mobile phones is around 120 million units a year and we have our own retail chain stories (Next) that we can leverage. Also, we can transfer the manufacturing plant to India to leverage cheap labour in the country,” added Dhoot. Continue reading “Videocon to bid for Motorala’s Mobile business”

Airtel launching 3G services in India

After the Indian government gave green flag to launching 3G services in India, Airtel has taken this story further. The company will be launching 3G services soon. Airtel has recently tested 3G applications with various suppliers and will be soon launching 3G services in India. Initially the company will be launching these services in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore cause these are the 2 places where Airtel has testes their 3G applications, reports Economic Times. The DoT will be allotting 3G spectrum to various mobile service players in India and Airtel will be taking good advantage of this opportunity. Airtel has also partnered with SingTel who has experience is offering 3G services. By the way, many countries have started adopting 4G when India is on its way to embrace 3G but I am sure that India will catch up soon.

Bad news for BlackBerry users

The DoT (Department of Telecommunications) Government of India has issued a stern warning to telecom companies to put the required security system in place within 15 days or stop the services.

Officials in DoT said a directive had been issued to service providers to work with officials of Blackberry licensor Research in Motion (RIM) of Canada to provide fool-proof security system.

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3G iPhone Coming

The stories of 3G iPhone in the process of being launched are hotting up day by day. First it was an Analyst from Gartner who said that Apple has given order of 10 million 3G iPhones. The moment this news came out people went mad and then guys at Gartner realized that they might have started a fire which might be very difficult to curb if it goes on spreading. Continue reading “3G iPhone Coming”

Nokia peps up the 6300 with Wi-Fi calls it 6300i

The Nokia 6300i is out !  Its an upgraded version of the 6300

nokia 6300iThe main features are the presence of Wi-fi and VoIP

The Nokia 6300i allows up to two thousand VoIP-, home-, and mobile numbers to be listed side-by-side and dedicated WLAN and VoIP symbols show the connection status and type of phone call, whether it is using GSM network or VoIP.

Its slim at 12mm and looks like a Nokia phone on a diet ( Battery life woes ?) It promises abt 3.5 hours of talk time Continue reading “Nokia peps up the 6300 with Wi-Fi calls it 6300i”

Apple iPhone news – new version of SDK out !

iphone-sdk.jpgApple is going on path taken by Samsung and Nokia. Like Nokia came up with the Nokia 5500 Sports edition and Samsung recently launching the miCoach phone in partnership with Adidas, Apple has filed many patents till now, which reveals that iPhone will not be less than your personal trainer, only thing is that it cannot talk. In future iPhone will have an enhanced version of the Nike+iPod application also, using a scanning function you will be able to scan food packets to get nutritional info about what you are buying. The built is sensors and accelerometers of the iPhone will make this possible.

Also, one more update from our side is that Apple has released the second beta version of iPhone SDK, which was major hit with developers. The highlight of this version is that, it has Interface builder functionality. Continue reading “Apple iPhone news — new version of SDK out !”

Handwriting Recognition on iPhone

I dont know what but these days everybody is going mad about thinking what Apple is going to do next with their iPhone. First the SDKs came out with game companies talking about iPhone optimized games.Then the news came on Apple patenting a special LCD display for iPhone that can click photos, third party developers are on their way of coming out with cool application of iPhone. The latest news to hit the scene is that Apple is hiring handwriting recognition experts in their Cupertino office

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