Esato News Archive
Sony Ericsson Chocolate Phone Concept
November 29, 2006Here is a new Chocolate phone concept for a Sony Ericsson,its a very thin slider with touch sensitive buttons.
Panoramas on a Camera Phone
November 29, 2006The photo software company, Scalado has launched a software package for camera phones which enables them to take wide panorama photos by stitching together several photos in sequence.
Orange Launches Mobile Sat Nav
November 29, 2006Orange Business Services launched a new GPS navigation application to be downloaded on to a range of mobile devices - including smartphones and PDAs from Sony Ericsson, Nokia, BlackBerry and Orange providing its business customers with a real-time, cost effective solution.
Download Music from Radio to Mobile Phone in 2007
November 29, 2006A digital music download service that allows consumers to buy songs instantly as they listen to them on digital radio will start operating across Britain in the first half of 2007.
Nokia to take on the PSP and Nintendo DS
November 29, 2006Nokia believes it can lure consumers away from Sony and Nintendo’s handheld platforms with its next-gen range of mobile phones.
MOTOMING a Best-Seller with over 2 Million Sold
November 28, 2006MOTOMING is the PDA handset of choice for mobile people in Greater China with 2 Million sold and Counting.
K800i SpaceShip Advert
November 28, 2006This is a excellent advert from germany for the Sony Ericsson K800i,in which the phone is shown as a giant space craft.
MOTOFONE F3 launches in India
November 28, 2006Motorola today announced the global debut of the highly anticipated MOTOFONE at an event held in New Delhi India.
Nokia introduces four new mobile phones
November 28, 2006At Nokia's annual Capital Market Days taking place in Amsterdam today, Nokia announced four new mobile phones including three mid-range models the Nokia 6300, Nokia 6290 and the Nokia 6086 as well as the Nokia 2626 targeted to consumers in entry markets.
Sony Ericsson opens London store
November 28, 2006Sony Ericsson opened its first ever global flagship store on Kensington High Street in London this week.
Bluetooth Ziricote PIP*PHONE
November 27, 2006Utilising the handmade skills of master craftsmen, HULGER have produced their first ever wooden PIP*PHONE. Fashioned from the distinctively grained African hardwood Ziricote
More Luxury Phones from Gresso
November 27, 2006Gresso have announced two new phone models and some more information about their lineup.
Lamborghini Create Limited Edition Nokia 8800 Sirocco Phone
November 27, 2006Nokia and Lamborghini have created a limited edition Nokia 8800 Sirocco phone. The phone features special Lamborghini themes and ring tones as well as a video documentary.
Clarins to launch spray which claims to protect skin from Mobile phone Radiation
November 27, 2006French beauty group Clarins will launch in January what it says is the world's first spray to protect skin from the electromagnetic radiation created by mobile phones and devices like laptops.
Mobile Adult Content Market to Grow to $3.3bn by 2011
November 27, 2006The mobile adult content market is forecast to grow from its 2006 level of $1.4 billion to over $3.3 billion by 2011 according to Juniper Research latest study.
Sony Ericsson Factory Video
November 27, 2006This ones a bit of an oldie but definitely a goldie,in the film you can see Sony Ericsson P900's and Z600 being manufactured.
Strong Global Demand for MMS and Mobile Email
November 27, 2006Multimedia messaging (MMS) has become a popular service among mobile phone users worldwide and mobile email may have even greater potential, according to a survey commissioned by the GSM Association.
Sony Ericsson K620i?
November 27, 2006Rumour has it that Sony Ericsson will announce a updated K610i model called the K620i.
Fujitsu Four Way Slider Concept Phone
November 25, 2006This unique four way slider concept phone from fujitsu puts the Nokia dual slider N95 to shame.
Apple iPhone launch? Place your bets now!
November 24, 2006The hype surrounding the anticipation of the Apple iPhone has reached new heights,with a sports betting site taking bets on the launch date of the handset.
Sony Ericsson in Remixing Contest
November 24, 2006Sony Ericsson is focusing on user-generated content in activity promoting its W950i Walkman mobile phone.
Mobile TV will reach masses say Sony & Ericsson
November 24, 2006Having co-operated successfully in mobile phone handsets Sony and Ericsson are eyeing what they expect will be a boom market enabling people to watch TV on mobile handsets.
First Ever Album Made on a Mobile Phone
November 24, 2006Omri Levy's new EP "about:blank" is the first album to be recorded entirely onto a Nokia N80 mobile phone.
Nokia 8800 Sirocco Diamond Edition
November 24, 2006The Sirocco 8800 Diamond Edition is a 24K gold plated handset limited to 1000 pieces worldwide.
SMSing Under the Dinner Table
November 22, 2006T-Mobile Survey Shows 67 Percent Find Mobile Phone Use at Holiday Gatherings Now Acceptable; 35 Percent of Young Adults Admit to Texting Under the Table During Holiday Dinners
Sony Ericsson Comes out Top on Flickr
November 22, 2006Flickr has publised graphical statistics about the cameras used by its members to post pictures,needless to say in the popular camera phones category Sony Ericsson came out top on the users list.
SEVEN Delivers Push Email to Sony Ericsson Smartphones
November 22, 2006SEVEN,today announced the availability of its push email software on the new Sony Ericsson M600 and P990 smartphones.
SONY joins NXP Semiconductors for contactless Mobile Phone Transactions
November 22, 2006NXP Semiconductors, formerly Philips Semiconductors, and Sony have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish by mid-year 2007 a joint venture (JV) that will drive global adoption of contactless smart card applications in mobile phones.
Cutting edge technology from Sony Ericsson on display at GITEX 2006
November 22, 2006Sony Ericsson’s latest phones will be displayed at the GITEX 2006 from 18 to 22 November 2006 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Sony Ericsson unveils Wap campaign for Walkman phones
November 22, 2006Sony Ericsson has rolled out an integrated short-code and Wap campaign to promote its new Walkman range of phones.
SAMSUNG Brings Fantasy Film ‘Eragon’ to Mobile Phones
November 21, 2006Samsung is cooperating with film producer Twentieth Century Fox to make the fantasy film‘Eragon' available on mobile phones.
Mobile Technology Merged with Body Art
November 21, 2006What would happen if current trends in tattoo art and body modification were to converge with our technology tools? What if we could use our bodies as interaction platforms?
T-Mobile launches Sidekick 3
November 21, 2006T-Mobile has yet again got the UK exclusive on the next generation Sidekick 3 lifestyle device
Sony Ericsson Newsflash exhibition
November 21, 2006Sponsored by Sony Ericsson and held at London's Air Gallery, Newsflash is an exhibition of cameraphone images that captured a moment.
Samsung introduces the World’s Slimmest Mobile LCD Screen
November 21, 2006Samsung has developed the thinnest mobile LCD panel,no thicker than a credit card at 0.82mm, which is 0.07mm thinner than the panel previously reported to be the world’s slimmest.
Bluetooth: One Billion Devices and growing
November 20, 2006Bluetooth enabled products are now in the hands of one billion consumers worldwide said the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today.
Motorola Introduces New Handset Models Featuring Antimicrobial Protection
November 20, 2006Motorola Introduces New Handset Models Featuring AgION Antimicrobial Protection the i835 and i880 models join the i870 as mobile phones that feature the natural silver-based antimicrobial coating.
Prince William & Kate Middleton Mobile phone
November 20, 2006Woolworths is so confident that Prince William and Kate Middleton will get married soon that it has prepared an array of souvenirs with their pictures including a Mobile Phone.
Panasonic Mood Phone
November 20, 2006Panasonic and NTT DoCoMo have teamed up and created a mobile phone that also tells you what mood you’re in.
Sony Ericsson ranks highest in Customer Satisfaction
November 20, 2006Sony Ericsson ranks highest in satisfying customers who have owned their current mobile phone for less than two years, according to a J.D. Power and Associates report.
Extreme Sports Mobile TV Channel
November 19, 2006Yamgo,one of the UK 's leading extreme sports mobile content providers and publishers, has launched a Mobile TV channel dedicated to extreme sports entertainment.
Sony Ericsson Multimedia Phone
November 19, 2006Here is yet another Sony Ericsson phone made for Au KDDI japan,The Sony Ericsson W44S is a multimedia phone support one-seg digital TV broadcast, digital radio and comes with a 3" display screen.
Chocolate Phone Marks Birthday With 6 Million Sold
November 19, 2006The Chocolate phone from LG Electronics celebrates its first anniversary this month,marking sales of some 6 million units worldwide.
Nokia announces the world's biggest New Year's Eve celebration
November 19, 2006On December 31st, Nokia will welcome the New Year in unique style by connecting millions of music lovers from around the world as they count down the final minutes of 2006.
Sony Ericsson to Launch RAZR thin Phone
November 18, 2006Sony Ericsson plans to launch an ultra-slim, high-end Walkman camera phone in early 2007 to take on Motorola's blockbuster RAZR.
Hutchison Whampoa announces the global launch of the X-Series from 3
November 16, 2006Hutchison Whampoa Limited today announced the global launch of the X-Series from 3. The X-Series from 3 marks the beginning of the internet via mobile broadband, and heralds a new way of doing business for mobile network operators.
Gresso Luxury Phone Made Of African Blackwood And Gold
November 14, 2006A company named Gresso has entered the luxury mobile phone market. Gresso which appears to be based in Russia have created the aptly named Gresso Luxury Phone.Rumour has it that Motorola are behind the luxury brand.
Sony Ericsson Night Tennis - Live pics and Videos
November 14, 2006If you missed the chance to attend the Sony Ericsson Night Tennis which was held in Madrid Spain,here's what happened on the night.
Boys go 007 with their phones and hope to leave women shaken and not stirred
November 14, 2006Forget fast cars and even faster women, new research into mobile phone usage has revealed that the British men now consider their mobiles as important status symbols, particularly in helping to attract the opposite sex.
easyMobile closes down Operations
November 14, 2006easyMobile is to close its service in the UK and Germany on 13 December, easyMobile’s 80,000 customers were informed of the decision by text message.
New Samsung Digital Camera Posts Pictures from Mobile Network
November 13, 2006Digital camera's have been taking a back seat lately due to the advances in Camera phone technology,but samsung hopes to change that with their new camera.
VERTU Fakes on ebay
November 13, 2006I stumbled upon this impressive fake of the VERTU ASCENT,its convincing enough to give our friends Nokia a heart attack.
Samsung Takes Fuel Cell Deliveries
November 13, 2006MTI MicroFuel Cells announced delivery of next-generation fuel cell-powered prototype units to Samsung,This is the first in a series of planned deliveries resulting from the alliance formed between MTI Micro and Samsung in May 2006.
European Study into Roaming Patterns
November 13, 2006A report from the European Commission's EuroBarometer finds that mobile phone users rely very heavily on international roaming services, since nine out of ten users opt for that formula when travelling abroad, compared with a very small minority who prefer to buy a new SIM card in the country they are visiting.
LG LB1700 DMB Handset
November 13, 2006LG-LB1700 is a Digital Multimedia Broadcasting mobile phone,It has a IPN (In-Plane Switching) function which allows you to receive and read text message while watching TV broadcasts, the sms pop up on the screen so you won’t get interruption in the DMB session.
Samsung's new Dual CDMA/GSM phone
November 13, 2006Samsung presented the SCH-W579 a new dual standby phone for the Chinese market.It allows users to access both CDMA and GSM networks simultaneously in a handset without switching SIM cards or handsets.
Fertility phones for Women
November 13, 2006The new D702iF phone from Japan's DoCoMo is designed for women,not just any women, but for those would-be mothers who want to know when they reach the most fertile part of their monthly reproductive cycles.
Google CEO sees Free Mobile Phones
November 13, 2006Google chief executive, Eric Schmidt, sees a future where mobile phones are free to consumers who accept watching targeted forms of advertising.
World's Fastest Text Messager
November 13, 200616-year-old Singaporean student has beaten the world record for sending the fastest SMS
New Vodafone all in Broadband and Mobile Package
November 11, 2006Vodafone UK announces details of its new premium broadband service, Vodafone at Home, which will be launched to Vodafone consumer contract customers on 8 January 2007.
World's First Unified SMS, MMS, Voice and Video Short Code
November 11, 2006The Sun newspaper has launched a User Generated Content initiative which allows mobile users to submit content and interact with its brand via the Short Code 63000. The Short Code, provided by MX Telecom, is provisioned for SMS, MMS, Voice and Video on all of the UK networks, and as such is the World's first truly 'Unified' Short Code.
NOKIA: The future of TV will be personal
November 11, 2006Nokia commissioned report from the London School of Economics gives valuable insights into the impact of mobility on television.
Worlds Smallest and Lightest Satellite Phone
November 11, 2006Globalstar,a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses and individuals, announced today the introduction of its next generation satellite telephone handset. The new GSP-1700 mobile satellite telephone operates on the Globalstar satellite network in more than 120 countries and six continents around the world.
Palm Treo Featured in Upcoming Movie
November 10, 2006Palm smartphone is featured as the technology star in the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox film "A Good Year," starring Russell Crowe, directed by Ridley Scott.
November 10, 2006New research by Virgin Mobile reveals the way in which your star sign impacts upon the way you use your mobile phones to date and flirt.
THE ASHES – Worlds First Cricket Mobishow
November 10, 2006Tying into the Ashes and with a host of celebrity action, Player One Sports and TwoFour Mobile team up to launch ‘Ashes Down Under’, the world’s first interactive cricket mobishow, for fans far and wide to stay in the thick of the action.
Sony Ericsson is Named Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Best of Innovations
November 09, 2006The Consumer Electronics Association today announced Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications as an International CES Best of Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its MBW-100 Bluetooth watch at the International CES New York Press Preview.
Nokia Signs Deal with US Army
November 09, 2006Nokia has entered into a Research and Development agreement with the US Army to evaluate Nokia technology in the areas of PCS, WCDMA 3G, GSM, WiMAX and advanced wireless networking protocols for potential military and defense applications.
November is Bluetooth Music Month
November 09, 2006November has been declared “Bluetooth Music Month" by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in order to highlight the many ways consumers can listen to Hi-Fi stereo music wirelessly.
Emirates to start in Flight Mobile Phone Use
November 09, 2006AeroMobile, the pioneering provider of mobile phone services to airlines, today announced Emirates as the world’s first airline to introduce in-flight mobile phone use for passengers.
New Bang & Olufsen Serene Bluetooth Headset
November 09, 2006Bang & Olufsen will soon release their first bluetooth headset for their Serene phone called the Earset 2.
Girls Aloud Make Music Video History!
November 08, 2006British girl band Girls Aloud are teaming up with 3 mobile to make music history with the first ever ‘fans choice’ music video.
Nokia N95 wins a "Best Of What's New" award
November 08, 2006The Nokia N95 was honored with Popular Science magazine's "Best of What's New" Award in the publication's annual search for the top 100 technology innovations of the year.
Ericsson to Build Worlds Smallest Mobile Network
November 08, 2006Ericsson will be providing the digital network to Norfolk Island's 1800 residents, the Island is about eight kilometres long and five kilometres wide which makes it the Worlds Smallest Mobile Network.
Iris recognition technology for mobile phones
November 08, 2006Oki Electric announced the development of iris recognition technology for camera-equipped mobile phones.
Pocket-sized POS terminal and Mobile Phone
November 08, 2006thebusinessphone MTT 1570, which combines a mobile phone and a wireless point-of-sale (POS) terminal.Lightweight and compact, the MTT 1570 is small enough to fit into a shirt pocket and weighs only 170g.
Sony Ericsson to buy UIQ from Symbian
November 07, 2006Sony Ericsson said today that it has agreed to buy software company UIQ Technology from Symbian.
World’s First 3D Mobile Community
November 07, 2006Explore 3D worlds on your phone by walking around or jumping from place to place, Meet and interact with other users,Meet and interact with other users,Shop for goods from music to videos.
Samsung unveils first convergence device with mobile WiMAX
November 07, 2006The SPH-P9000 is the convergence device capable of voice and multimedia data communications through Mobile WiMAX technology.
LG Chocolate With 1GB MegaSIM Card
November 07, 2006The LG U830 multimedia clamshell handset, supporting msystems’ 1GB MegaSIM card, enables new services and mobile content.
Virgin Mobile's Lobster 700TV 'Tellyphone': This year's must-have Christmas present
November 07, 2006Virgin Mobile offers the ‘must-have’ mobile phone of the year: the Lobster 700TV phone. Available now, the Lobster 700TV is the UK’s first TV and DAB digital radio phone watch the most popular high-profile channels including BBC One, ITV1, E4, Channel 4 Short Cuts and ITN News.
The Internet Phone in your Pocket
November 06, 2006The UK’s first WiFi mobile VoIP operator, announces the launch of tovo, the first-of-its kind mobile Internet phone that will aims to save consumers hundreds of pounds a year in phone charges.
Mobile Privacy Concept
November 06, 2006We all know how privacy is an issue when taking calls in public or at parties and events,now here's the solution.
Official UK launch of Tocmag: ‘the mobile MySpace'
November 06, 2006Tocmag a free service that allows anyone to create mini-magazines for mobiles is launched in the UK today.
Sony PSP Mobile Phone Fake
November 06, 2006A Chinese company has made a mobile phone which looks like a Sony PSP.
VOLS Concept Phone by Kddi
November 04, 2006Here is an interesting concept phone by those boffins at Kddi Japan,called the "Vols" i have no clue what that means,my own interpretation would be that it speaks "Vol-umes"
P990 Wins Smartphone of the Year
November 04, 2006Three wins for Sony Ericsson in Swedish mobile award show including,Smartphone of the year going to the P990i.
LG KH1000 HSDPA DUO Slider Phone
November 04, 2006LG's latest offering the LG-KH1000,not only does it operate as a regular slider,but it also slides sideways so it can be used in landscape orientation for a widescreen effect.
Knight Rider and Magnum, P.I. for mobile
November 04, 2006Player X has produced made-for-mobile animated 'retrosodes' of cult 80s TV shows Knight Rider and Magnum, P.I.
YouTube on mobile Phones in 2007
November 03, 2006YouTube the popular online video sharing site, said it hopes to launch a service for wireless devices within a year.
Sony Ericsson Tennis in the Dark
November 02, 2006Sony Ericsson is bringing Night Tennis to the masses for free during the 5-day Championships for the WTA tour in Madrid.
Nokia's Transparent Ghetto blaster
November 02, 2006Nokia has been experimenting with design,and have come up with this funky looking case to house your phone and make it into a mobile ghetto blaster.
DoCoMo & Intel design phone to run multiple operating systems
November 02, 2006NTT DoCoMo has developed, with Intel, specifications for mobile phone that is able to switch between different operating systems and their associated applications.
Instant Messenger Boom via Mobile Phones
November 01, 2006A major shift is taking place in the way people are communicating using their mobile phones. No longer content to just use calls and texts to chat to friends and family, mobile users are now adopting instant messaging in droves.
LG announces Chocolate 2 - LG KE800 Chocolate Platinum
November 01, 2006LG announced a major update to their famous Chocolate phone,The new LG KE800 takes care of some the drawbacks the original LG Chocolate has in terms of functionality.
First 'Carbon Off-set' Mobile Phone Deal with the LG KG320 (a.k.a 'Noir')
November 01, 2006Aimed at the growing number of 'no-nonsense' mobile phone users who are concerned about the effects of Global Warming. The deal offers customers the opportunity to include an 'off-set' of their personal carbon emissions or 'carbon footprint' for up to the entire length of the contract.
Orange launches Pink Samsung X830 Blush
November 01, 2006Orange has unveiled a limited edition of the Samsung X830, called Samsung Blush. The phone, which comes in a light pink colour, is bundled with a box of Benefit cosmetics in a special promotion.
KDDI's Concept Phone InfoBar 2
November 01, 2006KDDI Japan has released INFOBAR2 concept phone,continuing its simple style from the first version last year.
Virgin Mobile adds ITN News to its mobile TV service
November 01, 2006Virgin Mobile has today boosted its recently launched mobile TV service with the addition of 24 hour news channel `ITN News’ as the latest channel to join its exciting TV line-up.