Esato News Archive
The new Siemens SL75
June 30, 2005Siemens Communications presents the SL75, a new slider mobile in the luxury class.
Opera's Web Browser for Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone
June 30, 2005Opera Software today released the latest version of the Opera Web browser, Opera 8, for Windows Mobile, finally enabling Smartphone users to surf the Web with speed and ease on their mobile devices.
MSN and Vodafone to launch PC-to-mobile instant messaging
June 30, 2005MSN and Vodafone today announced plans to launch a first-of-its-kind seamless instant messaging service between PCs and mobile phones.
First company to sell Insurance via SMS
June 29, 2005A new company called Text2Insure plans to revolutionise the way insurance is sold in the UK by being the first to sell via SMS text messaging.
Motorola acquires Sendo
June 29, 2005Motorola announced today that it is acquiring key assets from British mobile handset maker Sendo Ltd.
UK adults becoming more devoted to mobile than any other medium
June 29, 2005Enpocket, a global mobile media company, has unveiled second quarter findings from its flagship survey, the Mobile Media Monitor. This quarterly study helps marketers track the ever-changing patterns of consumer mobile usage.
Motorola Announces E895 Linux-Based Phone
June 28, 2005Motorola will ship another Linux/Java phone in Q4 2005. The E895 is a tri-band GSM cameraphone with a 1.3 megapixel camera, large TFT/LCD display, Bluetooth, and rich Internet, multimedia, and web capabilities
NTT DoCoMo Achieves 1Gbps Transmission in 4G Experiment
June 28, 2005NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced that it achieved 1Gbps real-time packet transmission in the downlink at the moving speed of about 20km/h in a field experiment on fourth-generation (4G) radio access.
‘Techno-Rage' threatens UK business
June 28, 2005The reputation of big business, from high street banks to mobile phone companies, is on the line as frustration with poor technology-based service gets the better of the British public.
NAMCO Relaunches European i-mode Service
June 28, 2005Namco's Web & Mobile Content division, today launched it's newly re-designed 'PAC-MAN ARCADE' i-mode mobile entertainment subscription service across a number of key European mobile network operators including Bouygues in France, Cosmote in Greece, KPN in the Netherlands and e-Plus in Germany.
PhoneThemes releases secure multimedia format for smartphones
June 27, 2005Phonethemes Limited has released a secure multimedia format for mobile phones that allows customers to benefit from compelling and exciting content that use high value audio-visual assets.
Ericsson & Sun Microsystems
June 27, 2005Ericsson and Sun Microsystems collaborate on advanced multitasking Java Technology solution for 3G handsets.
Bluetooth SIG Response to Recent Analysis of Pairing and Security
June 25, 2005New Scientist reported a new security threat to Bluetooth technology in June 2005 from two Israeli researchers who suggested a way to subvert one of the built-in Bluetooth security mechanisms.
Orange UK adopts MPEG-4 aacPlus for mobile music download
June 24, 2005Coding Technologies, the leading provider of audio compression technologies for mobile music, digital broadcasting and the Internet, today announced that Orange UK has included the company’s aacPlus audio codec into Orange’s full track mobile music download service dubbed “Music Player".
New lifestyle content agreement for Teenage girls
June 23, 2005Smartphones Technologies announced a mobile content agreement with G Studios, LLC, to license Earth 2 Jane and Chosen Girls, two new lifestyle brands targeting teen and tween girls.
Nokia Global Sponsor For Live 8
June 23, 2005Nokia today announced that it has signed on as a global sponsor of the Live 8 concerts on July 2, 2005, organized by Sir Bob Geldof to call on the eight leaders of the world's richest countries to act for debt cancellation, increased aid and trade justice for the world's poorest people at the G8 summit six days later.
Comverse Announces Integrated Mobile IM And Email Solution
June 23, 2005Comverse today announced availability of MIMail, an integrated Mobile IM and email solution that migrates the two popular messaging services to the mobile environment with a PC-like experience that enables users to conduct email and IM communications on the move.
Sonaptic Develops 3D Audio Standard for mobile phones
June 22, 2005Sonaptic Limited, the leading developer of advanced 3D audio technologies for handheld devices Today announced completion of its JSR-234 Audio Engine.
New Motorola RAZR bluetooth Headsets
June 21, 2005Motorola announced the latest additions to its line of Bluetooth enabled headsets the world premiere of RAZR H3, H700 and H300.
Motorola Launches M1000
June 21, 2005Motorola today announced the launch of the FOMA M1000, the world’s first-ever WLAN-integrated W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS dual-mode smartphone.
Mobiado introduces first rare exotic hardwood mobile phones
June 21, 2005Mobiado, the first and only manufacturer of CNC machined luxury mobile phones today unveils the Professional EM (Executive Model)collection, the first and only rare exotic hardwood mobile phones.
Penalty shootout with the mobile phone
June 20, 2005Kick-Real, a mobile mixed reality game developed at C-lab, allows the player to take part in a virtual penalty shootout with his own foot recorded by a mobile phone camera.
New 3G Mobile Film Channel
June 20, 2005Wildwave, a leading provider of mobile digital entertainment and Darklight Film Festival, a pioneer in digital film, today announced the launch of The Wildlight Channel, a new movie channel aimed at mobile phones.
The Nokia 6630 Navigation Pack
June 20, 2005Nokia and Wayfinder Systems today announced the availability of the Nokia 6630 Navigation Pack, a compact smartphone-based package that enables people to find their way and explore locations while on the move.
EyeMobile: the Next Generation of Mobile Games
June 20, 2005From the Company that developed the technology underlying the Sony EyeToy Comes the next generation of mobile gaming innovation.
Ericsson's CEO defines mobile broadband as the new media channel
June 17, 2005At CommunicAsia 2005 in Singapore, Ericsson's President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg said that mobile broadband is paving the way for new services, with content and media playing a very important role.
First students graduate from GSM-Certified Fraud Training Program
June 17, 2005The first 11 students have successfully completed the GSM Association's (GSMA) Certified Fraud Training Programme.
Clock into work through your mobile
June 17, 2005Timecard lets employees clock in and out on their mobile phones. With a few clicks, workers can signal that they've started the day, gone on break, ended a task, started another or signed off altogether.
Samsung Unveils Bluetooth Voice Recognition Phone
June 15, 2005Samsung Electronics is launching a cutting-edge mobile phone that has combined Bluetooth with voice recognition technology.
BT launches world's first combined and fixed mobile phone
June 15, 2005BT today launched the world's first combined fixed and mobile phone service.
Ericsson and Napster enter global partnership
June 15, 2005Ericsson and Napster announced today a global partnership to offer the first complete, fully integrated digital music service available for mobile operators.
LG,NTT DoCoMo to Develop Mobile Phones
June 14, 2005NTT DoCoMo, and Korea's LG Electronics just announced a basic agreement to jointly develop a dual-mode 3G FOMA handsets that works on both W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS networks.
Fashion and Style in the Mobile Handset Industry
June 14, 2005In developed mobile markets, consumers are becoming more sophisticated in their selection of handset, and this is driving a market for stylish and fashionable mobile phones.
New tricolor LEDs for backlighting feature-rich mobile phones and PDA's
June 14, 2005Agilent Technologies today introduced two side-firing, tricolor surface-mount LED's that permit handset and PDA designers to mix separate red, green and blue light sources in any combination.
Tough,Water-Resistant Mobile Phone with Megapixel Camera
June 14, 2005KDDI Announces G'zOne TYPE-R a Tough, Water-Resistant, Shock-Resistant, Fold-up mobile phone with Megapixel Camera.
Use Your Ebay Account On Your Mobile Phone
June 13, 2005Mobile Auctions, a new mobile application which allows consumers to manage their eBay account from their mobile phone handset, was launched today by publisher Moonlight Mobile.
The new W600 Walkman Phone
June 13, 2005Sony Ericsson Redefines Music on the Move With W600 Walkman Phone for American Market High-Quality Digital Music, 3D Gaming and Megapixel Imaging.
Sony Ericsson's new GC99 PC Card combining 3G broadband with Wi-Fi
June 13, 2005The Sony Ericsson GC99 PC card launched today combines Wi-Fi with 3G/UMTS and global quad band GSM/EDGE/GPRS connectivity.
Nokia Introduces Seven New Mobile Phones
June 13, 2005Today, at the Nokia Connection events in Helsinki and Singapore, Nokia introduced seven new handsets under the heading "Simple Pleasures."
New generation Sony Ericsson accessories
June 13, 2005Sony Ericsson accessories reach a new stage of evolution today with the launch of three handsfree sets that make it extremely easy to use mobile phones and other devices in a diversity of environments.
The new Sony Ericsson 3G K608
June 13, 2005Today’s launch of the K608 3G UMTS mobile phone widens Sony Ericsson’s portfolio of 3G handsets, giving mass appeal to 3G and the vast range of services and applications it offers.
The new Sony Ericsson Z520
June 13, 2005Sony Ericsson today announced the launch of the Z520, a global phone aimed at the fashion conscious who want the functionality of an up-to-the-minute device in an appealing, stylish design.
The new Sony Ericsson S600
June 13, 2005CommunicAsia, Singapore The new Sony Ericsson S600, launched today, will undoubtedly appeal to the unashamedly expressive youth audience.
Ericsson introduces GSM on Aircraft
June 13, 2005Ericsson introduces its newly developed GSM system on Aircraft, allowing airplane passengers to use their mobile phones on board commercial aircrafts.
Nokia Plans For Mobile Broadband
June 10, 2005Nokia and Intel today announced a cooperation to accelerate the development to bring new capabilities and data services to mobile users over high-speed broadband networks.
Nokia Recognized As One of the Most Respected Companies in China in 2004
June 10, 2005For the third consecutive year, Nokia has been recognized as one of the most respected companies of the year in china.
Vodafone KK Releases Toshiba's 902T 3G Mobile Phone
June 10, 2005Vodafone K.K. announced that it will commence sales of the Vodafone 902T handset by Toshiba, a high-end addition to its 3G lineup.
World's first collection of games for Symbian mobile phone on MMC
June 09, 2005Mobile games distributor Telcogames and The Carphone Warehouse today launched the world's first collection of games for Symbian mobile phone handsets on Multimedia Card (MMC), which will be sold through The Carphone Warehouse's retail stores.
Nokia Sensor application brings personal pages to phones
June 09, 2005Nokia today introduced the Nokia Sensor, a phone software application that offers a new, exciting way for people to create information and share it with other phone users nearby.
Samsung and ACCESS Collaborate to Launch Full Internet Browsing Capable Handset for European Market
June 09, 2005Combination of ACCESS’ NetFront Browser and Samsung SGH-Z130 3G Handset Delivers Advanced Mobile Browsing Experience.
World's first disposable video camera
June 07, 2005The digital imaging revolution took another leap forward today with the introduction of the CVS One-Time-Use Video Camcorder the world's first single-use point-and-shoot digital video camera.
Sony Ericsson and Vodafone introduces stylish entertainment for 3G with the beautiful V600i
June 07, 2005For everyone who wants a beautifully designed 3G phone that can access the latest music and videos from Vodafone live! Sony Ericsson and Vodafone are now announcing the V600i.
Siemens and BenQ to forge partnership
June 07, 2005The Taiwan-based BenQ Group will acquire Siemens' entire mobile phone business with more than 6,000 employees worldwide. The business will be headquartered in Munich. The closing of the deal is expected in the fourth quarter of Siemens' fiscal year 2005.
Mobile Throwing Championships
June 07, 2005For the sixth year in a row, Finland wil be hosting their Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships.
Your next TV could be a mobile phone
June 06, 2005Your next TV could be a cellphone. According to Strategy Analytics' more than a quarter of digital TV devices sold worldwide in 2010 will be mobile phones.
Bluetooth wizards scoop UK's biggest innovation prize
June 06, 2005Cambridge based wireless silicon company, has won this year's Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award for its single chip BlueCore family, the revolutionary devices which have fuelled the inexorable rise of Bluetooth wireless products, from mobile phones to medical devices.
Motorola Announces Investment in Sonaptic
June 06, 2005Motorola announced that it has made a strategic minority investment in Sonaptic, leading developers of advanced audio technologies for the mobile device market.
Artificial Life announces Co-operation with Ericsson
June 06, 2005Hong Kong based Artificial Life,a leading provider of multiple award winning 3G mobile games and applications, announced a global co-operation with Ericsson.
Finnish start-up set to benefit from mobile video
June 06, 2005Steadily improving cameras on cellular phones are opening up a huge market for mobile video technology.