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  • Video: World Technology Update - 24 October 2008

    In this week’s show: T-Mobile's G1 Google phone is on sale, Intel discloses mobile platform plans, robots and an invisibility cloak from Tokyo and Apple iPhone sales hit 10 million.

  • News: Teen blamed for Steve Jobs 'heart attack' report

    The fake internet report posted to CNN's iReport site earlier this month claiming Apple CEO Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack was posted by a teenager who doesn't appear to have posted it to manipulate the company's stock price, according to Bloomberg News.

  • News: Vodafone offers new HP iPAQ phones

    Two new HP iPAQ Voice Messenger and Data Messenger phones are set for launch in the UK through Vodafone.

  • News: Symbian lets developers see how code performs

    Symbian has announced it is allowing developers to see how their code performs on the mobile operating system.

  • News: Google releases Android source code

    Google is making the source code for its Android platform freely available.

  • News: RIM unveils tools for BlackBerry web apps

    Research In Motion (RIM) is offering a new set of tools that will allow developers to create web apps for BlackBerry handsets. These will also work offline and expand beyond the Java platform, which has been core to BlackBerry apps.

  • News: Apple sells 10m iPhones

    Apple has confirmed it has sold more than 10 million iPhones this year, hitting its target two months earlier than it hoped.

  • News: 200m downloads in Apple's iPhone App Store

    Apple has announced that 200 million downloads have taken place in its App Store, since its launch 102 days ago.

  • News: T-Mobile Google Android G1 hits the US

    T-Mobile's G1, the first handset using Google's Android platform, has gone on sale in the US.

  • News: Mobile phone viruses on the increase

    Mobile phone viruses and spam looks set to rise, says the Georgia Institute of Technology Information Security Center (GTISC).

  • News: HSBC lets customers bank from their BlackBerry

    BlackBerry users who bank with HSBC can now view their balance from their handset.

  • News: October 2008's 8 coolest gadgets revealed

    October 2008 saw Japan's biggest electronics show: Ceatec. More than 196,000 visitors to Ceatec got a chance to see the best of the Japanese electronics industry, including some exciting prototypes of devices that are still a long way from hitting the market.

  • News: T-Mobile G1 to hit UK this month

    T-Mobile has announced the G1, the first smartphone to use Google's Android platform, will hit the UK on 30 October.

  • News: Google Android 'kill switch' removes phone apps

    Months after Apple sparked uproar for building a 'kill switch' into its iPhone software, it has emerged that Google Android also includes a feature which allows the company to remotely remove applications

  • News: Happy birthday, mobile phone!

    The first US commercial cellular call was placed on October 13, 1983 from the president of Ameritech Mobile Communications in Chicago to the grandson of Alexander Graham Bell in Germany - using Motorola's DynaTAC 8000X portable cellular phone.

  • News: Analyst: Microsoft to buy BlackBerry

    Microsoft may have its eye on Research in Motion (RIM), makers of the Blackberry range of handsets, says one analyst.

  • News: LG to add keyboard to Prada phone

    LG will later this year launch an updated version of its LG Prada phone that sports a qwerty keyboard.

  • News: Apple iPhone vs Blackberry Storm

    This week saw the launch of the Blackberry Storm - RIM's rival to the iPhone. The device features RIM's first touchscreen complete with a 'clickable' screen that the company says simulates the feel of a physical keyboard. The Storm can connect to either EV-DO Rev. A or HSPA 3G cellular networks and features 1GB of onboard memory storage and a card slot that allows for up to 16GB of additional storage.

  • News: Sony plans 'ad hoc' gaming for PSP

    Sony is to launch a service that allows Japanese gamers to play some titles over the internet that were previously restricted to ad hoc network connections with people nearby.

  • News: Mobile Firefox alpha coming to Nokia 810 tablet

    Mozilla will have unveiled the alpha release of its mobile Firefox browser, codenamed Fennec, next week. However, the code will only be available for Nokia's N810 Internet Tablet initially.

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