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  • 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.

  • Video: BlackBerry Storm has 'clickable' touchscreen

    RIM's BlackBerry Storm features the world's first 'clickable' touchscreen

  • Video: Toshiba's fuel cell coming in next few months

    Toshiba is close to launching its first commercial direct-methanol fuel-cell (DMFC) device, which promises a faster way to recharge portable electronics products.

  • News: Hacked iPhones get Podcaster app

    The Podcaster application for iPhones, which was banned by apple, has now been made available to 'jailbroken' devices.

  • News: BlackBerry Storm has world's first 'clickable' screen

    Vodafone has won the exclusive to offer Research In Motion's new BlackBerry Bold in the UK.

  • News: Blackberry Storm to have copy-and-paste function

    The Blackberry Storm will feature a copy and paste function, according to reports.

  • News: Nintendo DSi games to be region-locked

    Software for Nintendo's upcoming DSi console, and upgrade to the Nintendo DS Lite, will be region-locked by major territories, with Europe, North America and Japan receiving software that only works with their specific regions.

  • News: Pre-orders cause Google Android phone shortage

    Demand for the first Google Android phone has been three times greater than expected, and T-Mobile won't promise to ship any more G1 handsets in time for its Oct 22 launch in the US

  • News: Apple's iPhone gets free VoIP tool

    A free VoIP application called Fring has been made available for Apple's iPhone 3G.

  • News: New Sony Reader includes touchscreen

    Sony is adding a second electronic book (e-book) reader to its range in the US that comes with upgraded hardware and will go on sale in November.

  • Video: CEATEC: KDDI shows its latest design concept mobile phones

    Japan's Ceatec electronics show isn't just about new products. The show provides a chance for companies to present concept designs that might or might never make it on to the market - here are some of the best.

  • Video: World Technology Update - 3 October 2008

    Recharge your laptop in 10 minutes, a unicycling robot and a mobile phone that splits in two. All that news and more on this week's World Tech Update.

  • News: Apple updates iTunes and Apple TV software

    Apple released software updates for both iTunes and Apple TV yesterday. The updates address performance issues with iTunes and security issues with the Apple TV.

  • News: Nintendo DSi UK launch date revealed

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said in a newspaper interview that the Nintendo DSi would launch overseas 'probably' in 2009. And at a US event, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime suggested that the device would appear in the UK in the Spring of 2009.



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