Esato News Archive
Sony Ericsson to Use "WEGA" brand for mobile phones
August 31, 2006Sony Ericsson has hinted at using Sony's "WEGA" television branding on its mobile phones.
The New SonyEricsson W43S
August 31, 2006The new new SonyEricsson W43S for kddi japan is a unique clamshell phone with changeable Style-Up panels,which features 12 LEDs that that adapt to different lighting and glows accordingly each time.
The Samsung X820, Samsung D900 and Samsung D830 lead the ultra slim revolution
August 31, 2006Available in a range of styles, starting with the world’s slimmest handset, the Samsung X820 at just 6.9mm thin, the new Ultra Edition offers something for everyone without compromising on features.
Used Smartphones and PDAs for Sale on eBay Reveal Massive Volume of Sensitive Data
August 31, 2006Used smartphones and PDAs for sale on eBay are loaded with sensitive personal and corporate information ranging from banking records to text messages and corporate emails that can be easily retrieved by hackers and data thieves, according to a sampling by mobile security software provider Trust Digital.
Survey Indicates that text messaging improves parent-child communication
August 30, 2006Sixty-three percent of parents who use text messaging believe that it improves their communication with their children, according to a recent Cingular survey on text messaging and parents conducted by Mediathink.
Motorola Makes Music with Asia’s Leading Pop Icon Jay Chou
August 30, 2006At a gala event announced that Jay Chou, one of Asia’s leading music artists, has been appointed as a Motorola brand ambassador for Greater China. Jay will star in Motorola commercials and advertisements and champion the dynamic music experience delivered by Motorola’s industry leading music-enabled and music-optimized mobile devices.
Sony Ericsson takes over title sponsorship of Nasdaq-100
August 29, 2006Sony Ericsson today announces the signing of a four year contract worth over $20 million to become title sponsor of the Sony Ericsson Open, formerly known as the Nasdaq-100 Open.The first Sony Ericsson Open will take place on the Island of Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida in March 2007.
UK text messaging hits record levels
August 27, 2006March 2006 goes on record as the month with the highest ever number of text messages sent throughout the UK.
Finn takes gold at mobile phone throwing contest
August 27, 2006The seventh annual contest of Mobile Phone Throwing World Championship held in Finland on Saturday,drew some 100 throwers from as far afield as Canada, Russia and Belgium.
Greenpeace launches guide to greener mobile phones
August 27, 2006Greenpeace launched the 'Guide to Greener Electronics', which ranks companies on their use of harmful chemicals and electronic waste recycling.The scorecard ranks the 14 top mobile and PC producers and currently all fail to get a green ranking.
Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Grew 18 percent in Second Quarter of 2006
August 25, 2006Worldwide mobile phone sales totaled 229 million units in the second quarter of 2006, a 18.3 percent increase from the same period last year.Sony Ericsson regained the No.4 position with sales reaching 15.3 million units.
FaceSensingEngine for Pantech’s Mobile Phones
August 25, 2006Oki Electric announced that it has provided Pantech,a major mobile phone company in South Korea, with FaceSensingEnginge, Oki’s face image processing middleware to be used in their mobile phones.
Paris Hilton video clip exclusive to Vodafone mobile
August 25, 2006Vodafone customers will be the first in the Netherlands to watch the latest video clip of the world's most famous, notorious and ever stylish heiress Paris Hilton on their mobile telephone.
Ericsson changes NASDAQ ticker symbol to ERIC
August 24, 2006As of market open on August 24, 2006, Ericsson American Depositary Receipts will trade on NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol "ERIC".
Special Emmy Edition 24 Karat Nokia 8801
August 24, 2006A company named Biuzzirk Mobile has manufactured Special Edition, 24-Karat Gold,triple-plated Nokia 8801's that they will present to the nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards.
Push email on Sony Ericsson phones
August 24, 2006SEVEN announced the availability of its true push mobile email software on Java-based mobile devices. For the first time users now can get true push experience on popular Java devices such as the Sony Ericsson K510 W550 and W810.
12.3m Symbian OS shipments in Q2 2006
August 23, 2006Symbian the operating system for mobile phones,also known as smartphones, today released the following unaudited financial and operational figures for the second quarter ended 30 June 2006.
Sony Ericsson announces the Z610 3g phone
August 22, 2006Sony Ericsson today announces the Z610; a stylish 3G phone that blends performance with stand-out design. Z610 offers a 2.0 Megapixel camera and broadband-speed 3G connectivity.
Mobile Phone Projector that really Works!
August 22, 2006Explay,a developer of nano-projector engines for consumer electronic products, announced today that its nano-projector engine successfully produced eye-safe, always focused images in tests with several leading mobile devices such as mobile phones.
Next Generation Mobile Phone Concept
August 21, 2006Synaptics a leading developer of interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices, today announced the introduction of Onyx,a next-generation mobile phone concept. This concept device enables OEMs to visualize a fundamentally new form of user interface for mobile phones.
eBay becomes more active on mobile
August 21, 2006Users of O2's Active service are able to access eBay using their mobile phones for the first time today.
PhatSketch for Phones
August 21, 2006PhatWare Corporation,a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, announces the release of PhatSketch, its first game for Microsoft Windows Mobile powered smartphones.
Virgin Mobile first to adopt hand held mobile ticketing scanner technology
August 18, 2006Mobile ticketing and loyalty specialist ActiveMedia Technology has launched a new mobile ticketing software set to reduce the cost of implementing mobile ticketing by more than two thirds naming Virgin Mobile as its first customer.
The ROAD handyPC S101
August 18, 2006Manufacturer ROAD GmbH: a Start-up Firm in Berlin Develops Universal Platform for Future Mobile Computing.
The Allure Brown Sony Ericsson K800i available soon
August 17, 2006Word has it that the The Allure Brown Sony Ericsson K800i will be available in Hong Kong and Taiwan from september.
Sony Ericsson Adopts Silicon Laboratories FM Radio Tuner for the W950
August 16, 2006Silicon Laboratories announced that Sony Ericsson has adopted the Si4701 FM tuner for the W950 Walkman phone.
Weather and Sports Mobile Websites Top Most Visited
August 16, 2006More than 34.6 million mobile subscribers accessed the Internet via their wireless devices in June 2006, according to Telephia, the leading provider of performance measurement information to the mobile industry.
Research identifies mobile phone theft 'Top Ten'
August 16, 2006New research by the Midlands Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at Loughborough University has identified a mobile phone 'Top Ten' hit list, and urges consumers and the mobile phone industry to increase their anti-theft efforts.
Qtopia Greenphone the First Open Linux Phone
August 15, 2006The QtopiaGreenphone, the first open Linux mobile device for that enables commercial and open source developers, in-house software developers and handset manufacturers to create, modify and test Linux- based mobile phone applications on a working GSM/GPRS device,making the applications easier to build and faster to bring to market.
Nokia N93 voted European Media Phone 2006-2007
August 15, 2006Nokia today announced that its latest high performance multimedia computer, the Nokia N93, has been awarded the European Media Phone of the Year 2006-2007 by EISA.
Instant success for Sony Ericsson K800i
August 15, 2006Krusell,the Swedish company famous for making cases for mobile devices has published its traditional monthly rating of mobile phones.
World's first movie series for Mobile Phones
August 14, 2006BenQ Mobile presents the world's first movie series for mobile phones:The adventures of Ben the dog in London.
Desperate Housewives and Lost mobile games
August 14, 2006Gameloft secures mobile gaming rights to hit television series Lost and Desperate Housewives
New short film by Gary Oldman premieres on the Nokia Nseries
August 14, 2006A new short film, by award-winning actor and film-maker Gary Oldman, shot on the new Nokia N93 multimedia phone premieres today.
Nokia to acquire Loudeye and launch a comprehensive mobile music Service
August 10, 2006Nokia announced that they have signed an agreement for Loudeye for approximately USD 60 million.Loudeye is a global leader of digital music platforms and digital media distribution services.
Sony Ericsson Choose Four Ad Agencies for Global Pitch
August 10, 2006Sony Ericsson today announces a shortlist of four advertising agencies to pitch for its global advertising account.These agencies are: DDB, McCann Erickson, Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Texts to Reveal 'Whodunnit'
August 10, 2006New University of Leicester forensic linguistic study has applications in phone text analysis, cyberstalking and criminal investigations.
SONY announces a new pda phone called the "Mylo"
August 08, 2006Sony is launching its first WiFi broadband communication and entertainment device to capitalize on the growth of wireless Internet access.
Worldwide Camera Phone Installed Base Tops 1.5 Billion in 2010
August 08, 2006According to a new forecast by Lyra Research, the digital imaging authority camera phones have now become the most prevalent image-capture devices in the world.
Sony Ericsson has announced the K618i
August 08, 2006Sony Ericsson today announced the generic version of the vodaphone V630i in the shape of the K618 model.
Mobisodes tailor-made for mobiles
August 07, 2006Mobisodes involve a new business model, using short TV clips tailored for the mobile's small display. Experts expect mobisodes to turn the mobile-TV business upside down.
Mobile Music Market to Shift Significantly from Ringtones to Full Track Downloads
August 07, 2006Annual mobile music revenues will top $14bn worldwide by 2011 according to the latest report from Juniper Research.
Mobile phones turned into real life GPS pointer
August 07, 2006When users wish to identify a landmark, they point the hand-held device and press a button.The iPointe device receives coordinate signals from GPS satellites and orientation information from the digital magnetic compass to identify the user's location and device's pointing angle.
New UK Service Matches People Via Mobile Phone
August 06, 2006YourMyCrush.com gives UK mobile users a way to see if the person that they have a crush on also fancies them in return anonymously using their phone.
PC-to-Mobile 3G Solution
August 06, 2006The solution transforms PCs into mobile handsets by opening a bi-directional channel for visual communication between 3G mobile devices and desktops.
Leaked: Sony Ericsson Z610i?
August 06, 2006Pocket.co.il has published exclusive leaked pictures of what maybe be the upcoming clamshell Sony Ericsson Z610?
Keep an Eye on Your Possessions Via Your Mobile Phone
August 03, 2006A company is set to launch the first ever mobile phone-based security system in the UK this Autumn.
Sony Ericsson release Mobile Cinema,exclusively on the new M600i
August 03, 2006From August 1st in the 223 Phone House retail stores in France, Sony Ericsson has launched a Mobile Cinema operation for the release of the new multimedia smart phone, the M600i. To watch Final Fantasy© VII Advent Children in its whole length and in DVD-like quality on a mobile.
LG Unveils The UK's First 5 Mega-Pixel Digital Camera Phone
August 03, 2006LG announces the first 5 Mega-Pixel digital camera phone to arrive in the UK, the LG KG920. Leading the camera phone market, LG Mobile bring the KG920 to the UK in silver with a unique camera-style form, the KG920 boasts an innovative twist design that allows the camera to rotate up to 180 degrees.
Nokia N93 Golf Edition
August 02, 2006Nokia has announced the availability of the Nokia N93 Golf Edition, a special package with a unique golf application that enables you to capture your golf swing, analyze and improve your game by split screen swing comparison and other advanced analysis tools.
The New Broadband MOTORAZR XX
August 02, 2006Yes folks yet another version of the good old Moto Razr,however this one is designed for high-speed networking and multimedia capabilities.