Thursday, January 31, 2008

Google and Dell tipped to reveal iPhone rival plans

Speculation is mounting that Google is plotting the launch of a mobile phone in partnership with computer giant Dell.Senior industry sources claim the two companies will reveal their plans at next months 3GSM telecoms conference in Barcelona, al-though Google insiders deny an announcement is due in the near future.But the rumours will once again throw the spotlight on Googles mobile


[Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Red Bend Unveils MAST Industry's First Linux Mobile Phone with Software 100% Customizable Over the Air

Partners with Digital Airways, Opera, Synchronica, Trolltech and Zi to Demonstrate the Revenue Potential of Mobile Software Management WALTHAM, Mass., January 29, 2008 Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management, today unveiled the industrys first Linux mobile phone with software that can be fully customized over the air. Red Bend has partnered with industry-leading


[Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

Monday, January 28, 2008

Sony Ericsson W960 unboxing

Sony Ericsson W960 unboxing
2 Min. - 11.12.2007

Here's my Sony Ericsson W960 unboxing! I forgot to compare it with other phones, but the format is really good. And NO, I didn't drop the battery on purpose :D


[Source: Google Video - Videosuche [sony ericsson+blog]]

THQ Wireless Inc. and Playboy Enterprises Sign Global Agreement for New Mobile Games Launch

First Release, ''Playboy Games: Pool Party,'' Scheduled to Launch Worldwide In Summer 2008AGOURA HILLS, Calif., (BUSINESS WIRE) -- THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI), today announced that it has signed a worldwide agreement with Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:PLA)(NYSE:PLAA) to exclusively develop Playboy-branded mobile games. The multi-year Playboy agreement covers the


[Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

Thursday, January 24, 2008

K750i firmware R1CA021

SonyEricsson-K750i-tiger Today I successfully updated my K750i to R1CA021.
Link to Update Service

- Released by DaVinci Team around 19/05/06.
- Released on SEUS for the K750 on 22/05/06.
- Increased Camera software version. Photo and Video quality, however, do not appear to have changed noticably.
- FIX: The Animated menu items bug for Themes is mostly resolved. After applying a theme with an animated menu, we still need to go to the Settings or Calls menu to start the animation, but it will not disappear again after this.
- JBenchmark 3D LQ: 206
- JBenchmark 3D HQ: 125
- JBenchmark 2: 333
- JBenchmark 1: 3934

Software versions:
Camera 5.3
ITP CXC 125 932 R1B

Related K750i links from this blog
New K750i OS X Tiger Themes
K750i Update Firmware Step by Step
K750i / W800i Firmware Overview

Keywords: kk750i kfirmware


[Source: David Helan - Blog]

F-Secure and Sony Ericsson partner to deliver Mobile Security for UIQ

Helsinki, Finland - F-Secure Corporation, the global leader in providing security as a service through mobile operators and Internet Service Providers, is today announcing the availability of its Mobile Security product for the UIQ platform. F-Secure and Sony Ericsson are partnering on supplying mobile security to Sony Ericssons smartphones.A trial version of the F-Secure Mobile Security(TM)


[Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

K750i - Dreamsicle for Mac OS X

Dreamsicle makes using your Sony K750i or W800i Walkman Phone with iTunes, iPhoto and video clips a snap.

  • iTunes Integration
  • iPhoto Integration
  • Video Support

  • Simple iApp
  • iTunes Playlist integration, supports Smart Playlists, aif, wav, m4a, mp3 and AppleLossless
  • Autofill function for when you want to be random
  • No pesky "dot files" left on your phone.
  • iPhoto Album integration, supports Smart Albums
  • iLife '05 compatable
  • Multiformat queue-based video converter
  • Automated "no hands" operation
  • Simple options
  • Requires no drivers or extensions
  • Extensive html-based help
  • Universal Binary for Intel & PPC

    Link: Dreamsicle

    Related K750i links from this blog
    New K750i OS X Tiger Themes
    K750i iTuneMyWalkman

    Keywords: kk750i kitunes kiphoto kvideo kosx kapps kaplikace


    [Source: David Helan - Blog]
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2008

    Dual Band PMP Cell Phone - Nokia N810 ripoff

    Wholesale Dual Band PMP Cell Phone This GSM 900/1800MHz Bluetooth multimedia phone has a 3.2-inch QVGA touchscreen with 16-million color resolution, and a dual camera with 1.3MP resolution. It can play back MP3 and MP4 files, and also supports Java games.In mobile phones, dual-band and tri-band refer to functionality that allows a cell phone to support either two or three frequency bands


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Monday, January 21, 2008

    Samsung SGH-L170

    Asides from annoucing the J400, Samsung has also announced the L-170. It is a stylish and expensive looking candybar with a metal look and a unique button design. Here are the specs.- WCDMA / GSM (900, 1800, 1900 MHz)- GPRS Class 12 - measures 102.3?45.8x10.7 mm - weighs 86 grams - SMS / EMS / MMS / Video Messaging - 1.6 inch TFT 176?220 262K color display - 2 mega pixel caemra with


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Sunday, January 20, 2008

    What's on Motorola's agenda?

    On Jan. 1, Ed Zander officially stepped down as Motorola's (MOT) chief executive, with former Chief Operating Officer Greg Brown taking the reins. According to Gartner (IT), in the third quarter of 2007, Motorola's market share in the handset sector dropped 7.6 percentage points compared with the same period in 2006, relegating the vendor to the No. 3 position, behind Nokia (NOK) and Samsung. The


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Thursday, January 17, 2008

    HTC announced its self-assessed for December 2007

    Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C. - High Tech Computer Corp. (TAIEX: 2498) announced that revenues for December 2007 totaled NT$ 11,379 million. The company also announced its self-assessed financial results for fiscal year 2007, ended December 31. Total revenues of the fiscal year 2007 reached NT$ 118,592 million with 11.73% year-on-year growth. Net incomes before tax were NT$ 32,180 million, self-assessed net incomes after tax were NT$ 28,926 million, self-assessed EPS before tax was NT$ 56.11 and self-assessed EPS after tax was NT$ 50.44.

    For the 4th quarter of 2007, total revenues reached NT$ 39,022 million with 32.85% year-on-year growth. The revenues of 4th quarter was better than expected due to sales through momentum from new product launch in the 4th quarter. Self-assessed total Net income before tax NT$ 10,899 million and self-assessed total net income after tax NT$ 10,027 million. Earnings per share self-assessed before tax and self-assessed after tax were NT$ 19.0 and NT$ 17.5.


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Wednesday, January 16, 2008

    Linux mobile software firm plants flag in China

    A design center in the South of France specializing in Linux mobile phone development has opened offices in Beijing. Purple Labs's China office will be headed by newly appointed GM of Asian sales Gordon Tsang (pictured at left), formerly of Openwave.

    Based in Chambery, France, Purple Labs is said to offer "one-stop" services "from hardware reference design to a complete customizable Linux software suite." Its published, open source Linux suite is based on a 2.4.20 kernel, with optimizations for TI OMAP730 and OMAP850 chips. It targets mid-tier feature-phones, which advanced features like multimedia playback and videoconferencing.

    Purple Labs is perhaps best known for designing the Grundig G500i "Dreamphone" (pictured at right), a quad-band GSM/EDGE phone designed to work with iMode, the Internet-like packet-switched data service created by NTT/DoCoMo. iMode is hugely popular in Japan, and also available in other areas where DoCoMo has been able to sell iMode infrastructure equipment -- for example, in France, where mobile operator Bouygues ("Bweeg") offers iMode service and distributes the Dreamphone.

    Compared to Linux-based Japanese iMode phones from NEC, Panasonic, and others, the Dreamphone is smaller and more fashionable, Purple Labs said when it shipped the device a couple of years ago. The company has since shipped several newer Linux-based designs, including the Blackberry-like B700 and the interesting single-core U900, which uses virtualization technology from VirtualLogix to run Linux and a baseband RTOS on the same processor core.

    In September, Purple Labs announced it had raised $14.5 million (10.5 Euros) in an initial funding round, and a few weeks ago the company joined the Linux Mobile (LiMo) Foundation phone platform group. The company is also a member of a more formal standards group called the Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum.

    In his new role as GM/VP of Asia sales, Gordon Tsang will lead the office in establishing local technical support while expanding sales opportunities in the region, says Purple Labs. Tsang has held executive positions at a series of mobile-phone software companies, including Zi Corporation, Magic4, and most recently, Openwave Systems, where he was VP and GM for the worldwide client software business, heading up sales and professional services.

    Stated Simon Wilkinson, CEO of Purple Labs, "Gordon was instrumental in establishing Magic4 as the global leader in mobile messaging, and I am very happy to welcome him to Purple Labs."

    In conjunction with the new Beijing office, Purple Labs launched a Chinese-language website.



    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Monday, January 14, 2008

    Handset Recycling and Refurbishment

    Impact on Primary Handset Sales and Opportunities for Mobile Operators, Handset Vendors, Recycling Companies and Retailers

    In 2007, over 60% of all handsets sold worldwide are likely to be replacements. These high handset replacement sales also mean that large numbers of old handsets are lying around with users. They can be recycled for reuse. In addition, there are also handsets that customers return to operators and retailers within the accepted 14-day or 1-month period, for refund or a new replacement. These devices are generating a growing market for recycled and refurbished handsets. Using second-hand units, operators are able to start generating profits on low margin accounts much more quickly rather than having to wait to recover subsidies on new handsets.

    This study focuses on the growing market for recycled and refurbished handsets and the opportunities and challenges it offers for handset vendors, mobile operators, recycling companies, and retailers.

    What Does This Report Answer?
    - What are the key drivers, barriers, and latest trends influencing the market for recycled and refurbished handsets?
    - What are the high-level business and marketing issues, and critical considerations for addressing the market for recycled and refurbished handsets?
    - How big is the market for recycled and refurbished handsets?
    - Who are the key industry players and with what initiatives do they address the market for handset recycling and refurbishment?
    - What market opportunities exist for mobile operators, handset vendors, recycling companies and retailers.
    - Why should handset vendors consider the demand for recycled and refurbished handsets as an opportunity and not a threat?
    - What impact can recycled and refurbished handsets have on mobile operators subscriber acquisition costs?
    - Where are the key markets for recycled and refurbished handsets and opportunities in developed and emerging markets?
    - What processes are involved wit recycling, refurbishment and ethical disposal of handsets?
    - What impact do legislation and environmental concerns have on the recycling, refurbishment and ethical disposal of handsets?
    - What initiatives have vendors undertaken in the design and manufacturing of handsets?
    - What is the impact of recycled and refurbished handsets on the primary mobile phone market?
    - The second-hand mobile phone market?
    - What are handsets return channels, and what are the benefits and drawbacks of outsourcing?

    Who Needs This Report?
    - Handset vendors
    - Mobile operators and MVNOs
    - Handset recycling companies
    - ODMS and OEMS
    - Trade associations
    - Distributors and retailers of mobile handsets and accessories
    - Financial institutions involved with mobile communications
    - Venture capitalists and other investors



    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Sunday, January 13, 2008

    Sony Ericsson K770i Flash Menu (

    Sony Ericsson K770i Flash Menu (
    4 Min. - 09.12.2007

    this is flash menu for se k770i, the installation instructions is available on should anyone has problem to install it, please email me.sorry i don't know why can not leave comment for the video !


    [Source: Google Video - Videosuche [sony ericsson+blog]]

    Denbigh Trip: Morrison Store to Home

    Denbigh Trip: Morrison Store to Home
    6 Min. - 28.12.2007

    A Drive Home filmed on 28th December 2007. This is to test out my Sony Ericsson W200i


    [Source: Google Video - Videosuche [sony ericsson+blog]]

    Best Prank Ever

    Best Prank Ever
    3 Min. - 15.09.2007

    How Do You Make Someone REEEEEAALLLY Appreciate a Gift? Make them spend the entire day unwrapping it! Pay Special attention at 1:14 and check out my blog!


    [Source: Google Video - Videosuche [sony ericsson+blog]]

    LG Prada Phone with QWERTY Keypad Arrives in Europe

    LG Electronics announced the European debut of LG-KE850, the latest Prada Phone with an SMS-friendly QWERTY keypad.

    The Prada Phone by LG in silver comes in with silvery accessories such as the leather case with a Prada logo, earphones and the package box, radiating shiny chick.

    The QWERTY Prada Phone will be launched in 18 European countries including the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy simultaneously.

    Celebrating the success of the original Prada Phone which the company recognizes well promoted the premium image for its products, LG Electronics decided to release the silvery version. Prada Phone first appeared in the UK, France and Italy in March, 2007 and the company sold more than 700,000 units despite the high price of 600 euro, according to the Korean handset maker.


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Thursday, January 10, 2008

    E-TEN announces Glofiish X650

    Brings the benefits of VGA to the value Pocket PC Phone segmeny

    E-TEN Information Systems has announced the Glofiish X650, the company's latest Pocket PC Phone to offer the benefits of all-in-one connectivity, VGA display, and an ultra-compact form factor.

    E-TEN first introduced the option for a VGA display in May and since then has added several more models to its product lineup aimed at different customer needs. The latest X650 is designed to appeal to those seeking a compact, full-featured device that is also affordable.

    A VGA display offers several significant benefits to the user. The greater resolution (four times higher than that of a typical Pocket PC Phone) enables a larger proportion of a document, calendar, map, or web page etc. to be displayed on screen at once, increasing productivity. Additionally, the higher pixel density means that text appears sharper and easier to read while pictures and video appear more detailed. VGA is set to become one of the key specifications for Pocket PC Phones in the coming year.

    The Glofiish X650 features E-TEN's all-in-one connectivity solution comprising of worldwide GSM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The device all comes preloaded with E-TENs exclusive software suite including Mobile Shell, Namecard Manager and Backup Utility as well as Microsoft Office Mobile, Windows Live and other utilities.

    Specifications of the X650 include a Samsung SC3 processor at 500Mz, 256MB ROM, 2-megapixel auto-focus camera, FM Tuner, and FM Transmitter (subject to region). Dimensions of the handset are an ultra-compact 107 x 58 x 14.7mm with a weight of just 139g.

    The Glofiish X650 is offered in two color choices, black and purple, and should be available worldwide in two to three weeks.

    For questions relating to E-TEN and E-TEN products or to discuss possible sales and marketing initiatives please contact or visit Glofiish official site:


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Samsung Unveils Wide Touch Screen Multimedia Phone F490

    Seoul, Korea, Jan. 10, 2008 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today the launch of SGH-F490, a powerful multimedia phone with a 16:9 wide full touch screen and intuitive user interface for the European market.

    Samsung F490s debut comes amid rising popularity of touch screen technology. With the most up-to-date 3.2 inch 16:9 wide screen, the F490 provides a panoramic view of pictures or videos as well as a larger screen space for Internet surfing. To support enjoyable Internet browsing, Samsung F490 also embedded the Google Search and optimized full browser for web pages in both vertical and horizontal views.

    Samsung F490 will be available in some European countries from February at around 530 euros.

    Samsung F490 is the solution for consumers who want to use Internet wherever and whenever they want, said Geesung Choi, President of Samsungs Telecommunications Business. F490 is not only a powerful multimedia device but also a stylish fashion item with sleek and charming design. We are proud to introduce this new innovative multimedia handset to global consumers.

    The only 11.8mm minimal slim bar with rounded corners and glossy surface looks chic and advanced, adding a pleasure to hold in the hand.

    The stylish and intuitive 'Croix UI' which has been awarded iF Communication Design Award 2007, involves two bars that cross-hatch, enabling users to enjoy all functions just with tapping and dragging.

    During song playback, users can easily move left/right to rewind/fast forward and move up/down to adjust volume. It has an enthusiastic reflection on the usability in terms of input methods, basic navigation, content access methods and task completion scenarios. And haptic feedback offers tangible assurance making the proper selections on the touch screen.

    From listening to music to snapping photos and video with the embedded 5 Mega pixel camera, Samsung F490 will satisfy users with the latest audio and video functions such as the combination of standard 3.5mm audio jack, and support for compatible microSD cards plus 130MB internal memory.

    Samsung F490 offers an enhanced multimedia experience with fast HSDPA networks. Downloading large files, streaming videos, and even holding video conversations are easier than ever with speeds as fast as 3.6Mbps. With Bluetooth 2.0 and USB 2.0, users also will be connected to a range of peripherals including wireless headsets and mobile printing.


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Wednesday, January 9, 2008


    Las Vegas, NV GN Netcom, the world leader in innovative headset solutions, today at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), announced the addition of several new products to its portfolio that highlights design, music, and productivity.

    Consumers look for products that are beautifully designed, offer convenience, enable crystal clear communication and provide entertainment, said Matt Baker, vice president, Marketing, North America, GN Netcom. The newest additions to our product portfolio satisfy the needs of consumers looking for the ultimate in mobile connectivity.

    At CES 2008, Jabra will show the latest in Bluetooth headset design with the luxurious and sleek new JX-20 Pura; the BT8040, at just under half an ounce in weight, this headset offers outstanding quality sound; the BT8030, a Bluetooth-enabled remote control device that lets the user take control of their music and phone calls; the BT3030, a Bluetooth stereo headset that converts in to a speakerphone for hands-free convenience and the Jabra JX10 + A7010 Bluetooth Hub, which connects to both mobile and desk phones offering pure wireless freedom.

    Jabra JX20 Pura Titanium Edition
    Designed by world-renowned European design house, Jacob Jensen this headset enhances and simplifies the life of luxury, focusing on authentic materials, intuitive technology, outstanding comfort and excellence in audio. Built upon the legacy of the Jabra JX10 headset, while capitalizing on the inherent virtues of authentic titanium: power and elegance, Jacob Jensen combined sleek lines, strict symmetry and the striking contrast of materials to create this elegant headset. The body of brushed anodized titanium is offset by a deep-black, high-gloss trim. The resulting Jabra JX20 Pura is easy-to-wear and embodies luxury and mobility, class and convenience.

    Jabra BT8040
    Perfect for those who crave outstanding quality sound and style, this headset offers cutting-edge audio. Weighing just under half an ounce, the Jabra BT8040 packs a punch when it comes to high grade audio. Digital sound processing (DSP) technology and intelligent volume controls combine to reduce background noise, for crisp, sharp sound. With e-SCO technology, voice transfer between headset and phone is crystal clear. Acoustic shock protection automatically adapts and regulates the volume, safe-guarding the ear from sudden increases in noise.

    Jabra BT3030
    The dog-tag remote control gives you wireless freedom to play, pause and skip songs from your Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player or mobile phone.

    Jabra BT8030
    These stereo headphones let users rock out to their favorite music then transform into a speakerphone featuring Zirene POWER BASS software for great audio sound.

    Jabra JX10 + A7010 Bluetooth Hub
    Designed for users who work both in and out of the office and need wireless freedom no matter where they are, the new JX10 + A7010 bundle means users can receive calls from both mobile and desk phones no matter their location. By liberating workers from the cords of their desk phones, the JX10 improves productivity and also, more importantly, helps minimize the health impact workers risk by cradling a handset for long periods every day.

    Please note: product availability and pricing varies from market to market. Please check locally for details.

    About GN Netcom
    Through its Jabra brand, GN Netcom is a world leader in innovative headset solutions. With sales offices around the world, GN Netcom develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of wireless headsets for mobile users and both wireless and corded headsets for contact centre and office-based users. GN Netcoms business activities also include its original equipment manufacturing (OEM) business. GN Store Nord A/S has been helping people communicate since 1869 and is a listed company on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

    GN Store Nords headset business, including all subsidiaries, has changed its name to GN Netcom. The name change does not effect GN Netcoms product branding. All products will continue to be branded and marketed under the Jabra brand,

    For further company information, please visit


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Monday, January 7, 2008

    Navigation device uses Linux phone platform

    Updated 3:40 P.M., PST] -- A Sunnyvale, Calif.-based start-up announced a WiFi- and GPRS/GSM-equipped navigation device based on a newly upgraded Linux-based mobile phone platform. Dash Navigation's "Dash Express" borrows both hardware and software components from OpenMoko's forthcoming Neo FreeRunner mobile phone, and boasts continual two-way Internet communications.

    The Dash Express is positioned as the first in-car navigation device to feature a continuous connection to the Internet. The Dash network monitors available wireless options and chooses the best pick between cellular radio and WiFi to download traffic data, map updates, and other information from the Internet. The always-connected architecture enables an interesting "user-influenced" traffic monitoring system, in which Dash computers anonymously transmit location information to the Dash network, which can advise drivers of best routes, the company says.

    The Dash Express is based on the Neo FreeRunner design (pictured at right) that OpenMoko unveiled yesterday. The FreeRunner updates OpenMoko's original Neo1973 -- one of the very first Linux-based phones to feature a user-replaceable OS -- with a faster processor, new 3D graphics acceleration, WiFi, 850MHz triband GSM capability, and 3D accelerometers.

    Dash Express uses the Neo FreeRunner's hardware design minus the 3D graphics acceleration, accelerometers, and Bluetooth, and adds 3GB of flash storage (instead of 256MB), as well as a stronger GPS receiver and larger antenna. The navigation device also borrows the open source Linux kernel and bootloader maintained by, a community effort to build a mobile phone entirely from open source software. However, despite its close relation to OpenMoko, the Dash Express is not designed to run user-modified Linux stacks.

    CTO Bob Curry explained, "We can upgrade the OS over-the-air, but unlike the Neo phone, the Dash Express is not designed for hacking."

    Both the Dash Express and the Neo FreeRunner will be manufactured by OpenMoko's former parent company, First International Computer (FIC) -- one of the world's largest consumer electronics and PC manufacturers -- and both will be demonstrated by OpenMoko at next week's CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas.

    Touted Dash Express features include:
    Two-way Internet access via WiFi or cellular communication

    Navigation and mapping features

    Unlimited Yahoo! local search

    Traffic routing system combines data from traditional traffic sources with anonymously gathered traffic information from other Dash-connected drivers

    Routing service provides up to three options to each requested destination based on flow patterns rather than incident data

    Service is claimed capable of automatically alerting drivers when a faster route becomes available

    Samsung S3C2442 block diagram

    The Dash Express is equipped with the same Samsung S3C2442 SoC (system-on-chip) as the Neo FreeRunner. Aside from the larger, dash-hugging case, the Dash Express is very similar to the FreeRunner. Even the display is the same size.

    Here are some specs for the Dash Express:
    Processor -- Samsung S3C2442 (400MHz)

    RAM -- 128MB

    Flash -- 3GB

    Display -- 4.3-inch diagonal WQVGA Color TFT LCD 480 x 272

    Audio -- "high-quality" audio codec

    USB -- 1 x version 1.1

    Cellular -- tri-band (900MHz) 2.5G GPRS/GSM with SIM card locked in the case

    WiFi -- 802.11b/g


    Battery -- Rechargeable lithium-ion with up to two-hour battery life

    Dimensions -- 4.8 x 4.1 x 2.8 inches (122 x 104 x 71 mm)

    Weight -- 13.3 ounces (377 grams)


    The Dash Express is due to ship in February, says Dash, but is now available for pre-order here. The $600 price is said to include three free months of the $10/month Dash service.



    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Sunday, January 6, 2008

    Sony Ericsson makes the Walkman phone easier and more stylish than ever

    The new Sony Ericsson W350 puts music on top with a combination of favourite Walkman features and a unique flip design

    Las Vegas, USA 6th January 2008 Sony Ericsson today announced the launch of the W350, a Walkman phone that offers the perfect blend of style and function. Featuring for the first time from Sony Ericsson a flip phone that allows you to control your music at your fingertips, it offers a winning combination of ease of use, style and convenience. This latest addition to the Walkman phone family can be used with the new Bluetooth Headset HBH-DS205, also announced today, for the ultimate hands-free music experience.

    The W350 Walkman phone offers a combination of key easy-to-use music and phone functions in a stylish, compact form, said Ben Padley, Head of Music Marketing at Sony Ericsson. It is designed to appeal to men and women on-the-go who want a stylish, compact phone that offers a complete MP3 experience at an affordable price.

    W350 Walkman phone Simple to use, stylish to carry

    Unique style 10mm slim Walkman phone with a unique flip design
    Walkman on Top navigate your music collection from simple keys on the phones front
    Fun music features name a song with TrackIDTM
    Bluetooth Stereo Streaming for wirefree music listening
    A style statement
    Youll draw admiring glances when you take the W350 out of your pocket or bag. At just 10 mm thin, it is sleek enough to fit comfortably with no bulges into your pocket or purse. Its unique flip covers the keypad for a minimalist look. Available in trendy colours including Electric Black with orange accents, the phone is a classy yet modern statement that is never out of place whether at a music gig or a football match.

    True Walkman player experience
    The W350s Walkman player can easily be accessed and operated even without opening its flip cover. With Walkman on Top, key MP3 functions including Play, Pause and Scroll are outside the phones flip cover so you can use it just like you would a standalone MP3 player.

    The W350 makes it straightforward to transfer music onto your phone. Whether your favourite tracks are on a CD or on your computer, all you need to do with the phones intuitive Media Manager software is drag your tracks from your computer onto your phone via a USB cable. You can store up to 470 tracks 1)* or 40 entire albums1)* and, once your music is onto your phone, its also easy to navigate around it with the Walkman player.

    Never miss a beat
    Youre at the bar, and a song plays that you used to love... but you just cant place it! Sounds familiar? Weve all experienced this, and thanks to TrackID TM, it need never happen again. Just record a few seconds of the song into the phones microphone (or tag it from the built-in radio) and use TrackIDTM to identify it. The phone provides you with the name of the song, the artist, and even the album so that you can download it and enjoy it again and again.

    Stay tuned without wires
    You dont need to hold the phone in your hand to get the best out of the W350. With the Bluetooth Headset HBH-DS205, you can stream the music on your phone wirelessly to your ears! Your phone can be in your bag and you can still listen to the music, see which song is playing and take calls.

    The W350i is an EDGE 900/1800/1900 phone that will be available in selected markets from Q2 2008. The W350a is an EGDE 850/1800/1900 phone for the Americas that will also be available from Q2 2008.

    The Bluetooth Headset HBH-DS205 will come in grey and will be available in selected markets from Q2 2008.

    * Store up to 470 tracks or 40 entire albums on W350 with 512 MB Memory Stick included


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Saturday, January 5, 2008

    New LG KF-600

    Here is the new LG KF-600. It is a slightly different LG Venus from the US...this phone is for China. It features a 3 mega pixel camera, GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, bluetooth, QVGA screen and USB 2.0. The main attraction though is it has an interactive touchpad independent from the main screen.


    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Thursday, January 3, 2008

    Apple iPhone home automation system

    At CES 2008 Show in Las Vegas, Lagotek will present its HIP Modes Sideshow home control gadget working on iPhone and iPod touch made possible by Ikanos Consulting Go Gadgets technology. This is the first technology that enables the use of iPhone and iPod touch for home control over WiFi and GPRS / EDGE. The ability to run Vista Sideshow gadgets on Apples legendary devices to control the home was made possible by Lagotek Corporation and Ikanos Consulting. working together to merge cutting edge Vista Sideshow technologies with Apples famous devices for home automation use.

    Home automation system
    Lagotek HIP Modes are user created macro states of the Home. By choosing the specific Mode on iPod touch, the homeowner, with the Lagotek HIP home automation system installed, can control lights, temperature, music, audio/video devices and the security system with one touch. Lagotek CEO Eugene Luskin stated, This is probably the highest concentration of coolness in one device with Vista Sideshow on iPod doing home automation over WiFi. Our friends at Ikanos Consulting are amazing and, working together, we can achieve in weeks what Microsoft and Apple would never be able to bring to the market. I am very excited with this important step in making Lagoteks vision of 'Automation in every home from any device and from anywhere' closer to reality. This is a perfect complementary solution for our cell phone home control application.

    Apple iPhone and iPod compatible
    Go Gadgets for iPhone and iPod touch is a web application which, when installed on Windows Vista, allows users to turn an iPod touch or iPhone into a Windows SideShow-capable device. Go Gadgets is a client-server system for adding Windows SideShow capability to a wide range of connected smart devices. As well as support for web applications, Go Gadgets also supports devices based on Windows Mobile, Windows CE, and J2ME, and allows remote access to Windows SideShow gadgets via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or GPRS / EDGE / 3G. Windows SideShow is a technology built into Windows Vista that allows small software applications, called gadgets, to be used on small-screen connected devices such as remote controls, fridge magnets and secondary displays on laptops.



    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008

    Koreas First Ever USB Type Credit Card

    Shinhan Card rolled out Koreas first ever USB type credit card on December 27.

    The USB credit card provides the online and contactless payment function and works the post-paid transportation card as well.

    The built-in IC chip includes the public authorization and the internet credit payment programs.

    During the online payment, users do not need to insert the credit card number.

    Rather, they can pay by connecting the USB to the slot. At the franchise stores with the IC card reader, it enables the no-touch payment.

    The card also supports the information inquiry and the automatic log-in service using the public authorization and the built-in internet payment programs.

    However, it is limited for users to delete or save data so that the USB itself cannot be used as a portable storage device.

    Shinhan Card plans to issue the existing plastic credit card, Shinhan Love Card, as well until the IC chip readers become popular among the franchise stores.

    The company said, It provides the online and contactless payment functions. And the card itself can be an accessory as well. We think those young customers familiar with the online and mobile payment will prefer the USB type credit card.



    [Source: Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]