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Nokia: When pigeons fly home to roast

Pundits this week are describing Nokia's fall from grace as one of the greatest corporate car-crashes of all time. But here's an unfashionable view. Nokia's problem is not Stephen Elop, or his strategy. Its problem is it didn't have Stephen Elop, or his strategy, in place two years ago. And while we are certainly watching a …
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Go Stop, Moto!

Huawei has roadblocked – at least partially – Motorola’s planned sale of its wireless network unit to Nokia Siemens Networks. The Chinese vendor has been awarded an injunction in a US District Court blocking “the transfer of Huawei intellectual property” to Nokia Siemens. Motorola had a long-standing OEM deal with Huawei …

Sony Ericsson punts HSDPA handsets for web browsing

Web, web and more web is the latest message from Sony Ericsson. The handset manufacturer has launched two HSDPA 3G handsets with the simple aim of getting more customers hooked on compulsive on-the-fly email checking. SE_G502 Sony Ericsson's G502: 'super 3G' enabled The G502 handset operates over tri-band GSM/GPRS/Edge, …
James Sherwood, 23 Apr 2008

Vodafone dials up 7.2Mb/s HSDPA USB dongle

Vodafone has rolled out Pebble - the nickname by which it's latest HSDPA modem is known. Officially the USB Modem 7.2, the Pebble provides 'super 3G' connectivity for PCs and Macs at up to 7.2Mb/s. Vodafone USB Modem 7.2 Vodafone's USB Modem 7.2: super 3G add-on That's the maximum download speed - uploads are expected to …
Tony Smith, 9 Nov 2007

Asus announces 'super 3G' add-in card

Asus wants to connect ExpressCard-equipped laptops to 3G networks, and to that end this week launched the T500, an add-in card with cellular connectivity capable of downloading data at up to 3.6Mbps. Asus T500 3G HSDPA ExpressCard Asus' T500: high speed downloads in black... The download speed is network dependent, of …
Tony Smith, 17 Jul 2007

LG brings Google phone to Europe

LG rolled out its latest 'super 3G' handset this week, pitching its Symbian-based slider phone, the KS10, as a web-browsing wonder: it has Google pre-installed. LG KS10 HSDPA Google-ised slider phone The KS10 incorporates a 2.4in, 240 x 320, 262,144-colour display; two-megapixel autofocus camera; Bluetooth stereo audio and …
Tony Smith, 25 Apr 2007

T-Mobile 'super 3G' modem tackles Vodafone on price

Vodafone's USB-connected 3G HSDPA modem has appeared again, this time with T-Mobile's name on it - and a lower price. T-Mobile USB HSDPA modem T-Mobile wants £30 for the modem on a 12-month Web'n'Walk data contract. You can even get it for nowt if you're willing to take out an 18- or 24-month contract. That compares to …
Tony Smith, 24 Apr 2007

LG takes Shine to 3G

LG has polished up its Shine handset portfolio with a new 3G model. The manufacturer didn't say much about its new baby, but it implied the UMTS version follows the same shiny slider format as the standard tri-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE model. lg's shine SV420 The 2.5G model contains a two megapixel camera; 240 x 320, 262,144- …
Tony Smith, 11 Apr 2007

Fujitsu Siemens readies autumn HSUPA laptop

Fujitsu Siemens (FS) will bring the next-but-one generation of 3G network connectivity - HSUPA - to its Lifebook laptop line-up this coming Autumn, making for faster internet access on the move. FS' slimline Lifebook P7230 is due to go on sale next month with HSDPA built in alongside Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. However, the company …
Tony Smith, 20 Mar 2007

Samsung shows Mobile WiMAX kit

Samsung is getting ready for the day when Mobile WiMAX - also known as 802.16e - services become widespread an users want to connect their computers to the network. This week it demo'd a USB key that provides both WiMAX and 3G HSDPA connectivity. samsung sph-1200 mobile wimax usb dongle Simply called the Mobile WiMAX USB …
Hard Reg, 16 Feb 2007

Nokia-Intel 'super 3G' laptop module romance over

Intel and Nokia will not now produce an add-in module for laptops to provided connectivity to 3G cellular networks, the Finnish phone giant admitted today, less than six months after the product was announced. Neither firm could work out who'd pay for the gadget, a Nokia spokeswoman said, according to the Reuters newsagency …
Tony Smith, 14 Feb 2007

Nokia turns on N series TV phone

3GSM Nokia has introduced its latest digital telly friendly mobile phone: N series member the N77. Ready for viewing, it's equipped with a 2.4in, 320 x 240 display capable of rendering 16m colours. There's a pair of stereo speakers too. nokia n77 - key features The N77 uses the DVB-H digital TV standard - a handset-friendly …
Tony Smith, 13 Feb 2007
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HTC slides in slide-out-keyboard communicators

3GSM htx x7500 advantage umpc-like phone HTC has unwrapped a trio of smart phones, including the eagerly anticipated Advantage X7500 - the UMPC-like successor to the manufacturer's Universal 3G handset. It also rolled out its first candybar form-factor phone with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. First, the X7500. The spec's now …
Tony Smith, 13 Feb 2007
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Motorola RIZR slider becomes 'fit-to-face' banana-phone

3GSM motorola rizr z8 Motorola today announced a heap of tweaks for its more stylish handsets, SLVR, KRZR and RIZR - the latter, for example, employs a new, curved and spring-loaded slider mechanism that creates what the company called a "fit-to-face profile". The RIZR Z8's other attributes include a sharp 2.2in, 240 x 320, 16m …
Tony Smith, 12 Feb 2007

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