Esato News Archive
Sony Ericsson announces K790 and K800 Cyber-shot phones
February 28, 2006Sony Ericsson introduce new lifestyle of imaging communication with first Cyber-shot™ phones - K800 and K790 camera phones
Sony Ericsson Z530 announced
February 28, 2006The Z530 clamshell camera phone announced today from Sony Ericsson is an affordable, quality finished design with classic appeal, Bluetooth and expandable memory
Sony Ericsson announces K310 camera phone
February 28, 2006The triple-band Sony Ericsson K310 is a budget phone with GPRS, email, MP3 ring tones and Java
Sony Ericsson announces K510 1.3 Megapixel camera phone
February 28, 2006The K510i is available in Midnight Black or Polished Purple with optional Bluetooth headset HBH-PV705 in matching colours.
W300 Quad Band EDGE clamshell WALKMAN phone brings music on the move to the mass market
February 28, 2006Sony Ericsson today expanded its growing line-up of Walkman phones with the W300, a quad band EDGE clamshell which aims to bring the mobile phone Walkman experience to an even greater market
Sony Ericsson expected to announce a couple of new phone models on Tuesday
February 28, 2006We have still yet to see the Sony Ericsson D400 UMTS model as well as the K510 and C300. Will these be announced today?
Relax to win-a New Game for Mobile Phones
February 27, 2006A revolutionary new game, where victory is achieved only by out-relaxing your opponent! Using technology similar to a lie detector, the game monitors your stress levels, in order to determine your performance.
Sony's new "Share Everywhere" program
February 27, 2006Sony shed light today on its new "Share Everywhere" program, which will give ImageStation members photo sharing capabilities through web-enabled camera phones, televisions, computers, and portable entertainment systems.
Microsoft Unveils Windows Vista Product Lineup
February 27, 2006Microsoft today announced the product lineup of its upcoming Windows Vista operating system.Scheduled for release later this year.
Is this the new K800/Wilma?
February 23, 2006A picture has appeared on a german website of the much rumoured Sony Ericsson K800 aka Wilma.
Operators Join Forces to Tackle Mobile Spam
February 21, 2006The GSM Association has brought together 15 of the world’s leading mobile phone operators to sign a code of practice committing them to work together to minimize spam sent via text and picture messages.
Bluetooth Becoming Standard in Cars
February 21, 2006Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) and enhancements to the existing Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.5). These new profiles will greatly improve phonebook and dialing handling in the car, making it more convenient and straight-forward for drivers, car manufacturers and phone manufacturers to use Bluetooth wireless technology.
Free mobile to mobile calls using VoIP
February 20, 2006There is yet another new and exciting development in the world of consumer VoIP,but for once it isn't Skype that has taken the lead.
Vodafone in own-brand phone deal
February 16, 2006Vodafone and Huawei Technologies announced today a landmark agreement that will see the Chinese manufacturer supply exclusive Vodafone-branded consumer 3G handsets for Vodafone across 21 countries for at least 5 years.
Your Mobile Portrait
February 16, 2006Softhouse a Swedish mobile multimedia software house today announced a new mobile application Painter,enabling mobile phone users to get their own portrait in the style of Botticelli,Picasso,Rembrandt or other great painters.
World's First Plug-In Mobile Phone Module
February 16, 2006Equivalent to the size of two SIM cards and less than 3mm thickness, MobileCard technology is designed to enable all the essential functions of a mobile phone. With this technology, a regular phone is reduced to a "shell," which typically consists of mechanical housing, keypad, LCD, and speakers. Consumers can simply insert the module into the "shell" to have a complete phone.
World’s First 512 Megabyte SIM Card
February 16, 2006Orange,M-Systems and Oberthur Card Systems today announce a partnership to launch the world’s first 512 megabyte high-density SIM Card. This SIM card will have 8000 times more memory than standard 64 kilobyte SIM cards.
Sony Ericsson and Nokia to co-operate on DVB-H interoperability
February 15, 2006Sony Ericsson and Nokia announced their intention to co-operate to achieve interoperability in DVB-H enabled devices and secure multivendor mobile TV services and pilots from 2006 onwards.
Virgin Mobile first to offer live digital mobile TV with BT MOVIO
February 14, 2006Live mobile TV is set to become a reality as BT today announced that Virgin Mobile will be the first mobile operator to sign up to the BT Movio broadcast digital TV and radio service for mobile phones.
In memory of Aibo
February 14, 2006Aibo Memories is a 3D Playable Sony Aibo for Mobile Phones.
Sony Ericsson Announces W950i 3G Walkman Phone
February 13, 2006W950 ultra-stylish UMTS WALKMAN phone is a dream for mobile music lovers,4GB storage plus high performance entertainment suite with touch screen.
Sony Ericsson announces the J100
February 13, 2006Sony Ericsson continues to expand its range of entry level phones with the J100, a phone that is extremely intuitive and affordable, making it ideal for everyday communications.
Sony Ericsson announces the new K610
February 13, 2006Sony Ericsson today announces the K610, a slim, lightweight and affordable UMTS imaging phone that opens up the world of 3G for a much wider population.
Sony Ericsson and Panasonic
February 13, 2006Sony Ericsson and Panasonic Partner to deliver reliable, durable edge access to field technicians More than 20,000 Sony Ericsson EDGE-Embedded Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 rugged notebooks already deployed.
"WiPOQ" Bluetooth Handset Companion
February 13, 2006The clamshell-like WiPOQ MMT is a new sleek data device with large screen,Pair it to just about any Bluetooth handset and you have the full functionality of a wireless PDA and web browser combined with the elegant styling that fashion-conscious consumers demand. Send and receive email with attachments, access contacts and calendar, SMS, MMS, IM, web-browsing, Java-based gaming all in a rugged small pocket-sized device.
UK’s first EDGE network
February 13, 2006Orange has launched the UK's first live EDGE network, providing its customers with faster data speeds when using advanced mobile services such as email-on-the-move, the Internet, and music and video downloads.
Sony and Philips Demonstrate NFC on Samsung SGH-X700
February 11, 2006Samsung has developed a prototype SGH-X700 mobile phone with NFC (Near Field Communication) that can be used for wireless transactions. Using the NFC X700, users can pay for things such as CDs and DVDs, and gain entry to areas such as tube stations just by waving the phone over an appropriate receiver.
Where will you be when England lifts the World Cup this summer?
February 11, 2006Ok, so this may not happen but how would you feel if you missed such an event? Most of us regret that we have missed out on major news stories...because we weren’t near a TV set.A survey conducted by You Gov on behalf of Nokia has revealed that half (51%) of the UK population has missed a major historic event because they weren’t near a TV when the news hit.
Super 3G to arrive by 2009
February 11, 2006Amid growing interest in alternative technologies, such as DVB-H and WiMAX, 3G is set to fight back with 3G LTE, or ‘Super 3G’, which could dramatically enhance the capabilities of 3G networks from 2009.
Ericsson to demonstrate commercial HSDPA
February 10, 2006At 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, February 13-17, Ericsson will demonstrate its commercial HSDPA system supporting speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps with pre-commercial devices from several manufacturers.
Projection system comes to Mobiles
February 10, 2006Digismart is a patented technology that will soon allow mobile handsets to have projection capabilities.
New Benefon TWIG GPS Mobile Phone
February 10, 2006TWIG Discovery,the new Benefon handset is a fully integrated GPS / GSM device offering full turn by turn navigation without the need for separate GPS modules.
NEC to introduce new High end Handsets
February 09, 2006NEC Corporation today announced that it will display a series of high-end mobile handsets including the world’s thinnest 2.5G fold-type camera-phone, a prototype HSDPA 3G mobile phone and other end-to-end mobile solutions and handsets at 3GSM World Congress 2006, Barcelona.
Disappointment with image Quality of Camera Phones
February 09, 2006A camera is considered by many users to be one of the most desirable features in wireless handsets, yet, evidence suggests that only a tiny percentage of camera phones are used regularly to transmit pictures or to store for later use.
Sony Officially Launches Memory Stick Micro for Mobile Phones
February 08, 2006Sony has introduced the first Memory Stick Micro (‘M2’) products with storage capacities of 256MB, 512MB and 1GB later this year.
TV on Sony Ericsson phones
February 07, 2006If you want to watch TV on your sony ericsson mobile via GPRS, then you should check out ROK.
Augmented reality Football game for FIFA Worldcup 06
February 07, 2006Siemens Business Services has joined forces with the Austrian petroleum company OMV and the household appliance manufacturer Miele to develop solutions for so-called “augmented reality"
Samsung Unveils Mobile TV phone for Europe
February 07, 2006The new SGH-P900 delivers an unprecedented vivid mobile TV experience, just in time for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Microsoft Announces Exchange ActiveSync Licensing Agreement With Sony Ericsson
February 06, 2006New Sony Ericsson P990 and M600 mobile phones to provide enhanced mobility capabilities delivered by Exchange Server.
THE MOBILE PHONE–YOUR PERSONALITY IN YOUR POCKET
February 06, 2006The mobile is an increasingly important reflection of your personality according to an international poll* commissioned by SurfKitchen,The survey also found that mobile data use and content preference differed dramatically around the world and between sexes.
Sony Ericsson today announces the M600 phone and messaging device
February 06, 2006This is a fully-specified email tool and mobile phone rolled into an extremely stylish, slim device featuring a touch screen and handwriting recognition.
Sony Ericsson's "5 seconds of fame" campaign
February 04, 2006Sony Ericsson has launched a new video campaign germany by integrating the three main medias of communication,Mobile,Internet and TV.
Sony Ericsson part of Text Auction For UNICEF
February 04, 2006Tickets to the hottest sports and entertainment events of 2006 and rare signed memorabilia on offer now – bid to make a difference!
Symantec Anti-Virus for Mobile Devices
February 03, 2006Symantec Expands Virus Protection for Handheld Devices With New Centralized Management Capabilities and Windows Mobile 5.0 Support.
Two new UMTS mobile phones for Vodafone
February 03, 2006The Nokia 6234 and the Nokia E60 are two new UMTS phones for mobile lifestyle and business applications that are joining the Vodafone range. Both models will be launched in the first quarter of 2006.
NTT DoCoMo Develops Prototype HSDPA Handsets
February 03, 2006NTT DoCoMo announced three prototype high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) handsets developed with Fujitsu, Motorola and NEC, respectively. DoCoMo aims to start HSDPA services sometime between July and September 2006.
Satellite navigation for pedestrians
February 02, 2006Specifically optimised for mobile handsets and featuring a unique ‘assisted browsing’ capability that eliminates unnecessary keypad strokes, the MapWay services enable i-mode users to rapidly access information about almost 2.2 million businesses and amenities in the UK.