Mon November 08, 2010

SBM to launch five Android gadgets (2) -- 3D does matter

The GALAPAGOS 003SH and the GALAPAGOS 005SH, which Softbank Mobile (SBM) Corp. unveiled on November 4, have a 3.8-inch 3D-enabled LCD screen.

You can view 3D images on them without special glasses.

The GALAPAGOS 003SH will hit the market in or after early December 2010 and the GALAPAGOS 005SH in or after mid-February 2011.

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Sun November 07, 2010

SBM gave a demonstration of HTC Desire HD

Softbank Mobile (SBM) Corp. showed its HTC Desire HD in public on November 4 for the first time.

SBM touts that the HTC Desire HD works much faster than its predecessor.

It is powered by a QSD8255 Snapdragon 1-gigahertz processor and boots up in about six seconds.

The HTC Desire HD has a 4.3-inch WVGA screen with 800 x 480 pixel resolution, measures 68 x 123 x 11.8 mm, weighs in at 164 grams, comes in a color of dark blown.

SBM will put it on sale on November 12.

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Sat November 06, 2010

SBM to launch five Android gadgets (1) -- Android 2.2 does matter

Softbank Mobile (SBM) Corp. unveiled its five types of Android-based handhelds on November 4.

The handhelds include GALAPAGOS 003SH (made by Sharp Corp.), GALAPAGOS 005SH (Sharp Corp.), DELL Streak 001DL (Dell Inc.), 004HW (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.), and Libero 003Z (ZTE Corp.).

They will all come installed with Android 2.2.

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Wed November 03, 2010

iPhone's passcode is disenabled

The iPhone has been found to have a glitch that disenables its passcode.

The glitch is associated with the iPhone's emergency call function.

When the emergency call key on the screen pad is operated in a certain way, the phone directory and the call history could be viewed and a call could be made on the passcode-locked iPhone.

The glitch is specific to the iOS 4.1 and the iOS 4.01 iPhone.

The iOS 4.2 update is expected to fix the glitch.

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Sat October 30, 2010

Emobile to launch an Android mobile

Emobile Ltd. announced its Android-based smartphone on October 28.

The smartphone HTC Aria is expected to hit the market this winter.

Emobile said details about the HTC Aria would be unveiled soon.

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Thu October 28, 2010

JCI to launch a set of SIM and SIM-lock-free iPhone

Japan Communications Inc. (JCI) announced on October 25 that it has concluded a distributor contract with Top Y Japan, Tokyo-based company that operates cellphone dealer “Power Pocket Shop.”

Power Pocket Shop will begin to sell a set of JCI's SIM service and a SIM-lock-free mobile handset such as iPhone by the end of 2010.

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Tue October 26, 2010

SIM card for iPhone 3G S (2) -- Data and voice

The SIM card Japan Communications Inc. (JCI) launched for SIM-lock-free iPhone 3G S on October 20 is provided under the “talkingSIM platinum service.”

The service charges a monthly fee of ¥6,260, which allows the user to do data communications unlimitedly and do voice calls for the minutes equivalent to ¥1,050 on her/his iPhone 3G S.

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