Crowds greet iPhone launch in Japan

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Over 1,000 people, many queuing through the night, besieged a store in downtown Tokyo on Friday as the iPhone went on sale in Japan for the first time. The iPhone 3G went on sale at 7:00 a.m. at the flagship store of Softbank Mobile in downtown Tokyo. “I’ve been saying this year marks the first year when cellphones will become …

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iPhone demand triggers touch-screen boom

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The launch of the first iPhone model a year ago boosted interest in the technology tremendously, and the updated model available Friday likely will stoke enthusiasm further, according to analysts, quoted by an Associated Press report. The report touch-screen manufacturers are going flat out, and more devices will soon be controlled by the tip of your finger. “After the iPhone …

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Mobile capex to exceed €101bn pa by 2013

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Global capital expenditure on mobile communications continues to rise due to greater emphasis on new data services, increased traffic load, and preparation for 4G deployments, a report from ABI Research said. With the US economy’s uncertain outlook in 2008, ABI Research expects North America’s capex to remain flat this year, while other regions will increase their capex commitments for new …

EditorMobile capex to exceed €101bn pa by 2013

Mobile Gaming: Ready to make a mark

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One of the most  significant part of human civilisation are games and sports.The new world of games and sports now takes place in the virtul world like computers, gaming consoles, playstation, mobiles, etc.Though mobile phone gaming is lagging behind in popularity with other value-added entertainment services like music, now it is ready to carve out a niche market for itself, …

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Sony Ericsson unveils phone with Wii-like sensors

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Sony Ericsson, the Swedish-Japanese phone maker, unveiled a Wii-like handset which allows users to play games using the phone as a motion sensor, an AFP report said. “This is our first foray into motion gaming,” Howard Lewis, vice president and head of the product business unit, quoted by AFP, said.He said the F305 mobile phone was launched in conjunction with …

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