Esato News Archive
Signing off for 2005
December 31, 2005The time has come where we all say a final goodbye to 2005.
December 30, 2005Motorola Challenges Students to Imagine the Future of Seamless Mobility,Prizes will include a Bluetooth equipped car, a scholarship cheque for £5,000, a suite of the company’s most advanced seamless mobility products and a six-week summer internship at one of Motorola’s UK locations.
Samsung D600 Wins Handset Of The Year At The Mobile Choice Awards 2005
December 30, 2005Samsung's cutting-edge handset, the D600, has been voted Handset of the Year by a panel of industry experts in this year's Mobile Choice Magazine awards, demonstrating outstanding features and exceptional design that put it ahead of the competition.
100 Million Texts Per Day For 2006
December 30, 20052005 has seen text messaging go from strength to strength, with the communication tool now being widely adopted by the business community and consumers alike.
Nokia loses patent dispute
December 30, 2005Nokia has lost a patent dispute,InterDigital reached an agreement to license technology for 2G and 2.5G handsets and network equipment to Nokia in January 1999. They claim that Nokia has not paid the royalties due for equipment sold from January of 2002 until the end of 2006.
Samsung Introduces Original Short Films for Mobile Phones
December 29, 2005Samsung Electronics today announced the opening of a new web site "AnyFilms.net" offering a series of unique short films for mobile and internet users.
Samsung i300 with built in 3GB hard drive
December 29, 2005The new music phone from Samsung Mobile and O2, the Samsung i300, is available in stores. Samsung’s Smartphone, based on Microsoft Windows Mobile is equipped with easy-to-use Windows Media Player has an integrated 3GB hard drive, making it the first of its kind in Europe.
NEC Launches World's Thinnest Clamshell Mobile Phone
December 29, 2005NEC Asia Pacific officially launched one of the world's thinnest clamshell mobile phone with mega-pixel camera in Singapore.
High Resolution 3.2 Megapixel Camera phone sensor Launched
December 22, 2005MagnaChip Semiconductor announced the launch of a high-performance 3.2 megapixel CMOS image sensor for the camera phone application market.
3 Launches New ZTE Pre-Pay handset in the U.K
December 22, 2005Mobile company 3 and ZTE Corporation today launched the ZTE F866 3G handset in the UK.This is ZTE’s first 3G mobile to go on sale in Europe.
Sony Ericsson's mobile music strategy
December 22, 2005Martin Blomkvist, Director Head and of Content Acquisition and Partner Management at Sony Ericsson answers some questions about its mobile music strategy.
Kate Moss stars in new ad to launch Virgin Mobile Contract
December 21, 2005Virgin Mobile is today delighted to announce the online premiere of its new ad to launch its Pay Monthly Contract, which stars the world-famous supermodel Kate Moss,British television premiere will be at 6.45pm on Christmas Eve.
Swarovski rhinestone Mobile phones
December 21, 2005Krystali of London, the Swarovski rhinestone mobile phone designers show the first of their 2006 range including an Elvis tribute phone.
51% of UK's Frequent Internet Users are interested in mobile banking
December 21, 2005One in four users would consider switching banks if they were offered free mobile banking services and 51% would be interested in using a mobile banking service according to a survey of 2,127 UK online users.
First Handset Powered by Savaje Java-based OS
December 19, 2005SavaJe Technologies have announced that GSPDA will launch the worlds first multimedia feature phone powered by SavaJe OS Java Platform, Micro Edition based open operating system.
Nokia introduces the next generation of mobile gaming
December 19, 2005Nokia is to enable a variety of Nokia phones to play N-Gage quality multiplayer games.
Mobile Phones Play Vital Role In Aftermath Of A Disaster
December 19, 2005Study says text is often best way to communicate in emergencies
LG second largest mobile phone manufacturer in the U.S
December 16, 2005LG Gains Top Spot in Global CDMA Sales, and Maintains Momentum in GSM Market
New Fuel Cell to Power up 3G mobile Phones
December 16, 2005PolyFuel,a world leader in the development of fuel cell membranes,announced an important advance in portable fuel cell technology that has brought the widespread use of “power hungry" mobile applications much closer.
MTV and Amp’d Mobile announce a strategic alliance
December 16, 2005MTV and Amp’d Mobile, the first mobile entertainment company created specifically to bring next-generation broadband wireless services and applications to young adults.
Video glasses for your mobile
December 15, 2005Teleglass Provides Commuter Friendly Solution for Watching Video on Mobile Phones and Other Portable Devices
Philips Introduces TV-on-Mobile Solutions for the U.S. Market
December 14, 2005Philips announced its first TV-on-mobile solution for the U.S. market, just three months after launching its European solution.
Sony Ericsson expands in-house manufacturing capacity in China
December 13, 2005Beijing established as technology, design, manufacturing and sourcing center for sony ericsson
Ikivo extends Mobile SVG support to Sony Ericsson Themes Creator
December 13, 2005Ikivo AB, a provider of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) software solutions for mobile devices today announced that its technology will power the Mobile SVG element of the popular Themes Creator tool from mobile manufacturer Sony Ericsson
VK Releases Four Slim Phones for the european and global markets
December 13, 2005VK Mobile is Releasing the new phone models worldwide,including China and Europe, beginning this month.
Dot mobile exclusively for students
December 13, 2005Dot,a new mobile service developed exclusively for students has been launched
World first Retail Art Gallery for Mobile Phones
December 12, 2005Start Soma today announced the launch of Start Mobile,becoming the first retail art gallery in the world to sell new art for mobile phones.
Panasonic to Stop Making GSM phones
December 12, 2005Panasonic Mobile have announced that they are to cease production of GSM handsets from January 2006 and concentrate on 3G next generation handsets.
Christmas Turkeys on 3G
December 12, 20053 teams up with turkey farmer to allow customers to choose their Christmas dinner via their video mobiles.
Self Destruct Text Messages
December 11, 2005A new type of text message called StealthtText self-destructs in 40 seconds
Gold Motorola & Dolce & Gabbana RAZR V3i
December 09, 2005Dolce & Gabbana and Motorola have partnered to release 1,000 limited Edition gold Motorola RAZR V3i phones.
Launch of a new mobile payment service.
December 08, 2005TextPayMe is an innovative new service that allows users to send money using text messaging.
First UK Soap For Mobile Phones
December 08, 2005Farringdon Road Films announce the UK launch of 'Brick-it' the first soap series to be made exclusively for mobile phones.
The first free to install, Pay-as-you-go, Mobile Satellite Navigation solution in the UK
December 08, 2005GetMeThere.co.uk, a joint venture between Toyota GB and IS Solutions Plc sees the launch of TARA Mobile SatNav the first Pay-as-you-go Satellite Navigation solution for mobile and smart phone users in the UK.
First High-Speed 3GSM Networks Go Live
December 08, 2005The GSM community has reached a major milestone with the launch of the first commercial services that exploit HSDPA,a high-capacity 3G technology that allows users to enjoy broadband speeds on the move.
KDDI Develops Prototype Fuel-Cell Mobile Phones
December 08, 2005KDDI, together with partners Toshiba Corporation and Hitachi have announce that prototype mobile phones powered with fuel cells have been introduced.
O2 unveils the 50 most exciting UK companies in mobile
December 06, 2005First ever independent list identifies the future faces of mobile
3 and Ericsson sign major managed services agreement
December 06, 2005The mobile media company, 3, and Ericsson today announced they have entered into an exclusive managed services partnership. Under the agreement, Ericsson will be responsible for the management of the 3 network and its IT infrastructure in the UK.
Vodafone launches global Mobile TV
December 06, 2005Vodafone today announces the launch of its global Mobile TV channels featuring an exciting mix of world-class TV brands, pan-European sports coverage and leading entertainment and documentary programmes.
Ericsson and NRK launch world's first interactive mobile TV
December 05, 2005Ericsson and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) conduct the world's first live trial of interactive mobile TV.
Ericsson offers Mobile TV with easy channel selection
December 04, 2005Ericsson enables easy channel surfing for Mobile TV by introducing a client software that offers an attractive channel selector for mobile handsets.
Innovative New Image Processor for Cameraphones
December 04, 2005With this amazing powerful image processor we can now take digital-camera-like photos with camera phones.
Leica's new cameraphone telescope adaptor
December 04, 2005You simply attach the adaptor to the powerful scope and then clamp on digital capture device of choice.
Vodafone First To Launch It's Own Brand Push Email
December 04, 2005Vodafone UK announced the first network-designed email service from a UK operator
Nokia today unveiled the Nokia 6233 3G mobile
December 02, 2005Nokia today announced the Nokia 6233. The smallest WCDMA phone from Nokia to date.