Esato News Archive
Wi-Fi TV to Expand into Vehicles
February 28, 2007Internet TV company Wi-Fi TV wants you to be able to watch Web content from the back seat. Wi-Fi TV has hundreds of video channels from around the world, and the company will be making it available to vehicles and mobile phone users.
Sony Ericsson Launches Camera phone Competition
February 28, 2007Sony Ericsson is collaborating with The Institute of Contemporary Arts to launch an initiative called ‘All Tomorrow’s Pictures’ to help celebrate its 60th anniversary. Members of the public are being invited to take part via a cameraphone competition.
Expand your Mobile Screen to Desktop Size
February 28, 2007Neochroma, presents an inexpensive mobile phone attachment that enlarges tiny mobile phone displays to desktop monitor size.
Bluetooth Powered Glove Developed
February 27, 2007The Control Glove is Bluetooth enabled that you can wear in order to play games without using a joystick or mouse and control other devices.
Grundig Mobile U900 Linux Phone
February 27, 2007Grundig Mobile has launched a Linux phone based on a single-core, single-chip architecture, long considered to be the "holy grail" of modern handset technology.
Concierge on your Mobile
February 27, 2007Concierge Mobile is a new service, which has been kept closely under wraps for months, is officially rolled out tomorrow as a tailored version of concierge.com for mobile phones.
Motorola StartTAC III launches in Korea
February 27, 2007The third installment of StartTAC series, StarTACIII will debut in Korea in early March, announced Motorola.
Pillow Bashing Babes on your Mobile
February 27, 2007I-play is launching a new mobile game which celebrates the underground pillow fighting craze sweeping Europe and the US.
Sony Ericsson merges mobile phones with the Cat Walk
February 26, 2007Mobile phone giant Sony Ericsson joins with Japanese street fashion houses in a show to promote mobile phones as fashion items.
Sony Ericsson's New $25,000 mobile phone
February 26, 2007Japanese model Moe Oshikiri displays Sony Ericsson's new SO703i mobile phone with a real jewelry panel designed after fairy Tinker Bell from Walt Disney's fantasy film Peter Pan.
3G iPhone Rumoured to be coming Jan 2008
February 26, 2007Apple will release a 3G enabled version of its iPhone as early as January next year according to Apple rumours website Appleinsider.com
Citizen announce the "i:VIRT" rival to the Sony Ericsson MBW-100
February 26, 2007Citizen have released the i:VIRT, a watch equipped with Bluetooth that enables you to connect to your mobile phone and reject or accept calls, and see who called you,unfortunately its not as Classy and Stylish as the Sony Ericsson MBW-100.
National Geographic introduce a Mobile Phone
February 26, 2007National Geographic has launched National Geographic Talk Abroad Travel Phone, designed specifically for the needs of the traveling public, allowing affordable calls from over 100 countries, with no contracts to sign and free incoming calls in most international markets.
CUin5 Concept Mobile Phone
February 26, 2007This concept phone from CUin5 is a monoblock with six sides.Five of the six sides has an independent keypad, a speaker and a microphone.
Apple To Get Into the Ringtone Business
February 26, 2007This video presents a fairly compelling case that Apple will be getting into the Ringtone business with the release of the iPhone.
Sony Ericsson to Intoduce "Music Kiosks" for Mobile Phones
February 22, 2007Since the announcement that Sony Ericsson is to introduce firmware upgrade Kiosks in stores,words also has come through that it plans to do the same for its downloadable music.
Sony Ericsson W610 Demo Video
February 21, 2007PhoneArena gives us a brief hands-on preview of the upcoming Sony Ericsson Walkman phone W610.
Nokia 7373 Special Edition meets Giambattista Valli
February 21, 2007Nokia has joined creative forces with talented fashion designer Giambattista Valli to craft the Nokia 7373 Special Edition.
Man wins £20,000 playing Poker on his Mobile Phone
February 20, 2007If you quite fancied a flutter on mobile gambling, but weren't sure whether it was worth the effort well, Wild Jack Mobile Casino may change your mind.
Virgin Mobile wins Best Mobile Advertising Award
February 20, 2007Virgin Mobile and Qwikker have been crowned winners of the ‘Best Mobile Advertising’ category at the 2007 Global Mobile awards held in Barcelona this week at 3GSM.
80's Brick Phone Makes a Come back
February 20, 2007Yes the classic brick phone from the 1980's is back, but with modern twist such as MP3 ringtone support, a speakerphone, SMS, a color screen, and other modern niceties.
Could this be the Sony Ericsson W900i Successor?
February 20, 2007Yet more blurry images surface of a yet to be released or even announced Sony Ericsson handset,this time in the shape of a Slider.
Sony Ericsson Firmware Update kiosks for stores
February 20, 2007Sony Ericsson is readying a series of multimedia kiosks that it hopes will save operators, retailers and users time and money when it comes to fixing common phone faults.
nVidia's next generation mobile phone interface
February 20, 2007At 3GSM nVidia showcased its new high tech graphical user interface. Powered by the GoForce 5500 processor the video shows a demo mobile phone UI, using 3D, video and Flash 2D.
Sony Ericsson’s first-ever Match in the Desert
February 19, 2007Sony Ericsson, the global sponsor of the WTA Tour, has pulled off a major coup to coincide with the start of the 2007 Dubai Tennis Championships by holding the first-ever desert Tennis match.
Invisible ads that only your Mobile phone can see
February 19, 2007A technology that can "hide" information in plain sight on printed images has begun to see the first commercial applications.
Brand New Nokia 6280 Explodes
February 18, 2007The defective handset was videoed on a cameraphone by handset reseller, Advanced Mobile. The store reported the incident to Mobile magazine, which promptly informed Nokia.
PocketSurfer World's Fastest Handheld
February 16, 2007"DataWind", a leading provider of wireless web access products and services, today unveiled the new version of PocketSurfer, the World's fastest handheld Internet device.
HTC Wants to Merge With Sony Ericsson?
February 16, 2007File this under "rumor" but It seems like Peter Chou, CEO of HTC, has made some grumblings about HTC being a good fit in a merger between it and Sony Ericsson.
SONY ERICSSON: K800 Cyber-shot awarded GSMA's Best 3GSM Mobile Handset 2007
February 15, 2007Sony Ericsson announced that its K800 Cyber-shot camera phone has been awarded Best 3GSM Handset at the GSM Association's Global Mobile Awards 2007.
Have Secrets to Hide? then get the Cryptophone
February 14, 2007You have secrets you need to talk about on mobile phones? You better use a CryptoPhone to keep the secrets secure.
Mobile Phone Wrist Watch Available soon!
February 14, 2007Australian makers, SMS Technology showed off its M300 Watch Phone at 3GSM show this week and announced that first shipments will start in March.
HUMMER to Launch Mobile Phones
February 14, 2007HUMMER and Modelabs announced today an exclusive and international licensing agreement to design, produce, market and distribute a line of mobile phones, accessories and on-device services under the HUMMER brand name in 2007.
Sony Ericsson - Meet your mobile soulmates
February 13, 2007Sony Ericsson's new competition is called "Meet your Mobile Soulmate" enter and sony ericsson will find your matching soulmate and you could also Win 4 Z610i for you and your friends.
Sony Ericsson World Exclusive Music Video
February 13, 2007Sony Ericsson bring you the World Exclusive Hindi Remixes of Robbie Williams greatest hits, his first collaboration with Asha Bhosle, One of the Bollywood's best known playback singer.
Sony Ericsson to outline UIQ plans on Wednesday
February 13, 2007Sony Ericsson will announce on Wednesday its strategy for the future of UIQ, the mobile phone software company it acquired last week
imate announces Cutting edge Devices
February 13, 2007i-mate the specialist in Windows Mobile devices announces at 3GSM a dazzling array of new products and services including a category-defining range of mobile devices for business users and consumers.
Microsoft Reveals New windows mobile 6 Smartphone Software
February 12, 2007Microsoft today unveiled Windows Mobile 6, the newest version of its mobile software platform.
Nokia announces the 6110 GPS Navigator Mobile Phone
February 12, 2007At the annual 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia introduced the new Nokia 6110 Navigator, a navigation-enabled mobile phone designed for the mass market.
Neonode back again with the N2
February 12, 2007Back in 2004 the smartphone revolution was starting to pick up and the Neonode N1 was announced, it was like the iPhone of that time and any smartphone buff would want to lay his hands on one, as it was the most stylish smartphone of its times.
The New MOTORIZR Z8
February 12, 2007An upgrade to the Motorola Moto RIZR Z3 and Z6 is here, the MOTO RIZR Z8 is a superslim slider just 15.3 mm thick.
SAMSUNG Unveils Ultra Edition II Series
February 12, 2007Samsung has chosen the 3GSM 2007, the world’s biggest mobile telecommunications conference, as the perfect platform to deliver its new vision for consumer mobile handsets.
Motorola Launch the SLVR L9
February 12, 2007A refreshing twist to the original MOTOSLVR, the MOTOSLVR L9 is still inspiringly entertaining, with an extra flair for fun.
Nokia's E90 communicator Launched
February 12, 2007Nokia today introduced the the all-inclusive Nokia E90 Communicator,The Nokia E90 sets the standard for an uncompromised "mobile office" experience.
Nokia Launch N77
February 12, 2007Nokia today introduced the Nokia N77 multimedia computer offering an optimized mobile TV experience in a compelling and compact form factor with complete Nokia Nseries functionalities.
Sony Ericsson Kicks Off 3GSM
February 12, 2007Sony Ericsson kicked off the 3GSM World Congress festivities with an exclusive press bash at Barcelona's Metronom. Sony Ericsson President Miles Flint was on hand to help kick off the show's first big party of the week.
Sony Ericsson in Joint Venture with leading Manufacturers
February 11, 2007Sony Ericsson,NTT DoCoMo,Renesas Technology,Fujitsu,Mitsubishi, and Sharp announced that they plan to jointly develop a next-generation mobile phone platform for dual-mode handsets supporting HSDPA/W-CDMA (3G) and GSM/GPRS/EDGE (2G).
Pop-Up Joystick for Mobile Phone
February 09, 2007This concept design looks to make phones a little more game-friendly. By popping the center button out into an analog joystick.
Samung launches the Ultra Smart F700
February 08, 2007Samsung today announced a new addition to its Ultra portfolio with the introduction of Ultra Smart F700.
Sony Ericsson has Patent before Apple iphone
February 07, 2007A patent filed in 2004 and issued to Sony Ericsson on 1st August 2006 appears to discuss, in some detail, how a mobile phone could alter the screen from portrait to landscape depending on the handset orientation.
Sony Ericsson announces K550 and K810 Cyber-shot models
February 06, 2007Sony Ericsson today announced the two K810 / K818 and K550 / K550im Cyber-shot mobile phones.
Sony Ericsson to launch two new Walkman phones: W880 / W888 and W610.
February 06, 2007Sony Ericsson adds two new stars to its music phone line-up: W880 / W888 and W610 Walkman phones
Four new entry level phones from Sony Ericsson
February 06, 2007The K200, K220, J110 and J120 are all entry-level phone models. K200 and K220 are both camera phones, whilst the K220 again and the J120 bring music into an affordable segment.
Sony Ericsson rumoured to be launching N93 style handset
February 06, 2007Sony Ericsson's plan is to move away from the standard “candybar" format for their latest camera phone and could adopt a design along the lines of Nokia’s N93 model.
Esato Rumour: Is this the Sony Ericsson K850 aka Sofia?
February 05, 2007A first picture of the Sony Ericsson K850i (Sofia) has surfaced on a chinese website.
Rollable Display's are finally here!
February 05, 2007The World's First mobile device with rollable display for reading personal information, newspapers and books to Be launched at 3GSM.
Mobile Touchscreens Set To Be Hot In 07
February 05, 2007The introduction of the Apple iPhone later this year will see touch screens become "Fashionable" on mobile phones.
N-Gage v2 to launch in September
February 05, 2007Nokia will launch its revamped N-Gage mobile gaming platform in September according to Nokia's official blog.
Motorola’s MOTORIZR Z3 Mobile Phone Makes Red Carpet Debut on Hollywood’s Biggest Night
February 05, 2007Motorola continues its annual effort to combine style and innovative technology on Hollywood’s most glamorous night by debuting its not-yet-available MOTORIZR Z3 phone at the 79th Annual Academy Awards.
iPhone vs iPhone
February 05, 2007Signaling it has no plans to give up its claim to the iPhone trademark, Cisco Systems came out with a full-page ad yesterday to promote its version of the handheld gadget.
Upside down phone
February 05, 2007The conventional mobile phone design has the keypad positioned below the LCD display screen. This orientation provides the user a clear view of the screen while a text message is being typed by using the thumb of the hand holding the mobile.
Sony Ericsson Launches the W51S Mobile Phone
February 03, 2007Sony Ericsson in Japan is launching the W51S a new back to basics design, with simple clean looks yet doesn't cut down on function.
Sony Ericsson completes acquisition of UIQ
February 03, 2007Sony Ericsson today completed the acquisition of the Swedish software company UIQ Technology AB from Symbian Ltd.
Interactive iPhone Advertisement
February 02, 2007Japan based Catchyoo unveils their latest ad, which allows users to interact with a virtual iPhone using only their hands and feet.
David Blaine: Face of LG Shine
February 02, 2007David Blaine, the world famous illusionist and endurance artist, has signed a deal with LG Mobile which will see him become the face of LG Shine, the next model in LG’s ultra stylish Black Label series.
Neonode Announcing a New device at 3GSM
February 02, 2007If you remember the touch screen Neonode N1 then you will glad to hear that Neonode will be launching a new device at 3GSM.
Taking your Mobile Phone to the Grave
February 02, 2007A new study has found that more than one in five Brits would be like to be buried with their mobile phones.
Google: the future is in mobile phones
February 02, 2007Google CEO Eric Schmidt announced the search giants fourth quarter earnings today and included some interesting comments about their mobile strategy.
Microsoft Zune Phone In the Works
February 02, 2007Word has it that Microsoft has started work on a Zune phone and its almost 100% confirmed that its coming.
Sony Ericsson Patents Mobile Phone Docking Station
February 01, 2007Sony Ericsson have filed a patent for a Mobile Phone Multimedia Cradle that can transform your phone into a full blown home multimedia center.
Printed Pictures From your Camera Phone
February 01, 2007A company called Zink, whose name is derived from "zero ink," has devised a patented way to print color images without ink cartridges or ribbons.
Fujitsu F703i World's Thinnest Waterproof Phone
February 01, 2007Fujitsu unveiled the new Fujitsu F703i, which is now considered to be the world's thinnest waterproof phone at just 17.9mm thick.Fujitsu heralds the F703i as not only just a waterproof phone, but a stylish and compact one, unlike its predecessors which were odd and bulky.
Mobile internet use on the Increase
February 01, 2007The number of mobile phone users accessing the internet on their handsets is rising. According to figures announced by the Mobile Data Association (MDA).
An ‘Origami lens’ for your Camera Phone
February 01, 2007Your next camera phone might get a new kind of lens if researchers at the University of California at San Diego convince the mobile phones makers.