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Nex-Gen Japanese Mobile Phones to feature the same software

Fujitsu, Panasonic, Sharp and NEC will all apply the same application software in the next generation mobile phones developed by NTT DoCoMo. Unification of software platforms is a strategy with the objective of reducing by 50% the deve[...]
Nex-Gen Japanese Mobile Phones to feature the same software
Nex-Gen Japanese Mobile Phones to feature the same software

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Dell’s new Android and Windows Phone 7 Handsets, Tablets Leaked

According to the news leaked at Engadget , Dell is going to launch 5 new mobile handsets  and two tablet devices  in Q3 and Q4. In this news we are going to cover the mobile handsets which will be followed by another news about the tab[...]
Dell’s new Android and Windows Phone 7 Handsets, Tablets Leaked
Dell’s new Android and Windows Phone 7 Handsets, Tablets LeakedDell’s new Android and Windows Phone 7 Handsets, Tablets Leaked

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LG announces its first FMC (Fixed-Mobile Convergence) phone with the Joypop.

The LG-KH3900 JoyPop is the company first FMC (Fixed-Mobile Convergence) for to be introduced in Korea. Thanks to its WiFi connection you will be able to make calls from your phone via your wireless connection and let you use your phon[...]
LG announces its first FMC (Fixed-Mobile Convergence) phone with the Joypop.
LG announces its first FMC (Fixed-Mobile Convergence) phone with the Joypop.LG announces its first FMC (Fixed-Mobile Convergence) phone with the Joypop.LG announces its first FMC (Fixed-Mobile Convergence) phone with the Joypop.

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I am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now Official

A few months back, Microsoft invited a couple of guys including myself to discover not only one wonder but 2… The first was Microsoft Windows Phone 7… The Second… was “Kin”. And today MS made it official, the Kin is alive! Kin is not w[...]
I am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now Official
I am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now OfficialI am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now OfficialI am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now OfficialI am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now OfficialI am very “Kin” on the Kin… Microsoft Pink now Official

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Here comes SanDisk 32 GB MicroSDHC Card for your mobile phone

32 GB is the highest capacity for this type of memory card and SanDisk boasts being the first to ship them. The price tag? Well enough to make you ponder : Just $200… Press Release SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader [...]
Here comes SanDisk 32 GB MicroSDHC Card for your mobile phone
Here comes SanDisk 32 GB MicroSDHC Card for your mobile phone

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[MWC] 2 Concept Phones from the Chinese manufacturer ZTE

Not much of information here since we are just talking about a pure concept phone, but the Chinese manufacturer ZTE at MWC displayed 2 new possible design concepts of some possible future handsets. But I personally like the G+ 2 model [...]
[MWC] 2 Concept Phones from the Chinese manufacturer ZTE
[MWC] 2 Concept Phones from the Chinese manufacturer ZTE[MWC] 2 Concept Phones from the Chinese manufacturer ZTE[MWC] 2 Concept Phones from the Chinese manufacturer ZTE

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SH6230: Sharp announced Solar Hybrid phone for the Chinese Market

Sharp Corporation just dropped us a mail to announce they will commercialize a new mobile phone, the SH6230C, featuring a solar cell module for the Chinese Market. Our mobile phone should be equipped with a 2.9 inch LCD screen, and 5 M[...]
SH6230: Sharp announced Solar Hybrid phone for the Chinese Market
SH6230: Sharp announced Solar Hybrid phone for the Chinese MarketSH6230: Sharp announced Solar Hybrid phone for the Chinese Market

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NTT Docomo gets us close to our Global Phone dream

NTT Docomo, Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services, made a great step with the development of a “prototype eight-band power amplifier” for mobile phones that claims to cover frequencies between 700MHz [...]
NTT Docomo gets us close to our Global Phone dream

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New Samsung Diva Collection 2010 Mobiles to win the hearts of fashionista women

Samsung announced today its new Diva Collection 2010 phones in the TV commercials and print adds of which will feature Estonian top-model Carmen Kass. The first two models of this collection targeting glamorous fashionable women are th[...]
New Samsung Diva Collection 2010 Mobiles to win the hearts of fashionista women
New Samsung Diva Collection 2010 Mobiles to win the hearts of fashionista women

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NTT Docomo mobile phones to have Nissan’s “Scratch-Shield Paint”

You may have heard about that magic ‘self-healing paint’ (a.k.a Scratch Shield Paint). This praiseworthy product of the collaboration among Nissan, University of Tokyo and Advanced Softmaterials Inc. is licensed to NTT Docomo for use i[...]
NTT Docomo mobile phones to have Nissan’s “Scratch-Shield Paint”

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Panasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s Supremacy

Outside Japan the iPhone is the leading 3G gaming mobile device, but in Japan, manufacturers like Panasonic fear no shame with potentially equal or better looking mobile phone games. Today Panasonic organized a press conference to grou[...]
Panasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s Supremacy
Panasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s SupremacyPanasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s SupremacyPanasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s SupremacyPanasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s SupremacyPanasonic Rules Japanese the Mobile Phone Gaming industry… and Potentially Match the iPhone’s Supremacy

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My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…

A Casio A3012CA… As you know Japan is in a week long public holiday and due to horrible weather in Tokyo (rainy, cloudy…) I decided to clean my office space at home and stumbled upon my first Japanese mobile phone, a Casio A3012C[...]
My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…
My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…

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Live from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile Phones

David was also at the Willcom press conference where they introduced several new mobile phones. Here’s the Willcom 03, a Windows mobile phone already introduced here. It comes in a a new color, Black, and features a new function,[...]
Live from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile Phones
Live from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile PhonesLive from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile PhonesLive from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile PhonesLive from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile PhonesLive from Willcom’s Press Conference: Several New Mobile Phones

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Take Control of Your Rolly Through Your Phone

Today Sony Japan announced a new function for their famous Rolly speakers. Now they can be controlled by keitai with a Bluetooth connection. As a reminder, this cute device features built-in flash memory (2GB), two 1.2W speakers, and U[...]
Take Control of Your Rolly Through Your Phone
Take Control of Your Rolly Through Your PhoneTake Control of Your Rolly Through Your PhoneTake Control of Your Rolly Through Your PhoneTake Control of Your Rolly Through Your PhoneTake Control of Your Rolly Through Your Phone

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Samsung’s Newest Smartphone Based On the S60 and Symbian OS

Samsung latest Smartphone, the I7110, is S60 and Symbian OS-based, and will be showcased for the first time at London’s Symbian Smartphone Show. This bar type Smartphone features 2.6’’ QVGA AMOLED screen, FM radio, DNSe 2.0, GPS [...]
Samsung’s Newest Smartphone Based On the S60 and Symbian OS
Samsung’s Newest Smartphone Based On the S60 and Symbian OSSamsung’s Newest Smartphone Based On the S60 and Symbian OS

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Akiba World: T-Mobile G1 Round Up

There hasn’t been much hot news recently here in Japan, so we here at Akihabara News decided to check out what’s happening overseas. We found the first android mobile phone, the new G1, available October 22nd. Here are some inter[...]
Akiba World: T-Mobile G1 Round Up

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Tokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s Booth

Au showcased some of their mobile phone games in 16 and 32bit at the Tokyo Game Show: Street Fighter, Virtua Racing, Bomber Man, plus many others. Some have multiplayer mode thanks to Bluetooth. Although these games have great graphics[...]
Tokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s Booth
Tokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s BoothTokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s BoothTokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s BoothTokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s BoothTokyo Game Show 2008: Au’s Booth

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Yamaha Mobile Orchestra: Heaven Live in Tokyo (Concept)

A couple of weeks ago, we introduced a nice, crazy concept from KDDI Designing Studio and Yamaha: here. As with what I said, there was a live presentation yesterday in Harajuku of the Yamaha Mobile Orchestra. One word: IMPRESSIVE!! OK,[...]
Yamaha Mobile Orchestra: Heaven Live in Tokyo (Concept)
Yamaha Mobile Orchestra: Heaven Live in Tokyo (Concept)Yamaha Mobile Orchestra: Heaven Live in Tokyo (Concept)Yamaha Mobile Orchestra: Heaven Live in Tokyo (Concept)

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M150: Samsung’s New Bar Type Mobile Phone

Samsung Electronics introduced another bar type phone, the M150. This new GPRS dual-band mobile phone features a softly brushed hairline pattern and is available in five colors: Light Gray, Charcoal Gray, Pure White, Lavender Pink, and[...]
M150: Samsung’s New Bar Type Mobile Phone
M150: Samsung’s New Bar Type Mobile Phone

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Meizu M8 Available in August?

According to Gizmodo US, Meizu will finally release its Meizu M8 in August. Remember we introduced it last year here. We don’t have much information, but this new iPhone 3G wannabe should feature 128MB RAM. In October the Chinese manuf[...]
Meizu M8 Available in August?

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A New Milestone for Sharp!

Today Sharp announced they passed the 10 million Mark for One-Seg Mobile Phone Shipments. Impressive when you know there are 120 Million people in Japan! Congratulations Sharp!!! In late May 2008, Sharp passed the 10-million mark for s[...]
A New Milestone for Sharp!

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Three New Mobile Phones from LG at Verizon

LG unveiled three new mobile phones at Verizon: the LG Dare, LG Chocolate, and LG Decoy. The touchscreen LG Dare features 3G, V CAST, VZ Navigator and 3.2Mpix camera, and will be available from June 16th. The LG Decoy is the world̵[...]
Three New Mobile Phones from LG at Verizon
Three New Mobile Phones from LG at VerizonThree New Mobile Phones from LG at VerizonThree New Mobile Phones from LG at VerizonThree New Mobile Phones from LG at VerizonThree New Mobile Phones from LG at Verizon

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