Droid Eris gets Sense 2.1 through leaked ROM

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If you are a Droid Eris owner who had been waiting impatiently for the updated Sense UI running on top of Android 2.1, you have a reason to cheer up. A recent leaked ROM found its way on the XDA forums. The official update though will come very soon. It so happened that right after the ROM was released onto …

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Samsung targets 30% of the European market this year

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Samsung, the world’s second-largest handset maker after Nokia has set up ambitious plans for the European market. The company is looking forward to grab at least 30% market share in Europe this year. According to the Senior Executive Vice President of the company Sang Heung Shin, the company would like to break 30 percent market share this year. It will …

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Nokia N97 Mini Oakley edition marks its debut at the Olympics

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Perhaps we missed that while watching the Olympics coverage but apparently Nokia used Olympics to release the limited version of their handsets. 200 limited edition Nokia N97 mini handsets were produced by the Finnish company in collaboration with Oakley, which were given to Oakley sponsored athletes. The specialty of these phones is the Oakley Thunderbird laser-etched on their backs. Thunderbird …

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Windows mobile launches Opera Mini 5 beta

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Windows mobile has launched the native version of Opera Mini. ¬†Earlier, WinMo users needed Java support but that has changed for good. Opera decide to go the other way after Skype ditched support and development for their WinMo native app. Though Opera Mobile 10 beta has been there in the market for several months, the mini version becomes worth downloading …

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Nokia EVP claims they might sell their handset manufacturing business. (updated)

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Nokia Executive Vice President Anssi Vanjoki: We may sell our handset manufacturing business Nokia’s EVP, Anssi Vanjoki in an interview to a German publication (Wirtschaftswoche) admitted that Nokia may look to sell it’s hardware manufacturing unit. After all, RIM (blackberry), Apple and Google don’t make their own handsets, they have all outsourced the hardware bit of it. Then, Why should …

Nokia EVP claims they might sell their handset manufacturing business. (updated)

Samsung launches Bada mobile platform

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Samsung hopes to extend its app store offering to a wider range of handsets, including less sophisticated feature phones and entry level smartphones. The Korean technology giant said Bada — which means “ocean” — was a new addition to the company’s mobile ecosystem and would give users a “fun and diverse mobile experience”. Samsung said it chose the name to …

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TATA india to offer SIM cards on its CDMA network

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Oberthur Technologies the world’s second largest provider of Smart Card based solutions today announced the commercialization of its OMHTM (Open Market Handsets) SIM cards for CDMA (Code Development Multiple Access) networks. OMH SIM cards contain subscriber, network and service configuration data that allow subscribers the freedom to easily change and upgrade their handset, but maintain their network configuration. Oberthur Technologies …

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iPhone’s rival smartphones to cost more in the UK

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The cost of contract smartphones may rise in the UK if a price war erupts between operators over the iPhone. Orange announced on September 28 and Vodafone on September 29 that they have successfully forged an alliance with Apple to launch the iPhone on their respective networks in the UK. T-mobile and 3 may be announcing something shortly too. In …

iPhone’s rival smartphones to cost more in the UK

MetroPCS Orders LTE Infrastructure from Ericsson & Handsets from Samsung (USA)

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MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS), the nation’s leading provider of unlimited, flat-rate, no signed contract wireless communications service, announces that it has selected its infrastructure and initial handset vendors for its second half 2010 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) Broadband service launch. MetroPCS has selected Ericsson, a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network …

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