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Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 7th, September 2006

Nokia today unveiled its latest premium mobile phone, the Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition. Sensual by nature, intuitively beautiful by design, the Sirocco Edition's signature feature is a thumbprint, which perfectly matches the human hand. The soundtrack of the Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition was composed by the avant-garde musical pioneer Brian Eno, considered the "father of ambient music." The Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition draws its name from the powerful desert-born wind that originates in the Sahara when a warm, dry air mass collides with the cooler, maritime air of the Mediterrean. The striking organic shape of the Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition references the inherent strength of the human form.

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Nokia N80 Internet Edition

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 7th, September 2006

Nokia today announced a way for internet users to interact with some of the web's favorite services while they are away from their PC's, in a pocketable, easy to use device. Nokia N80 Internet Edition brings together wireless LAN, a rubust browser, support for internet calls, a 3-megapixel camera, and quadband GSM WCDMA coverage along with an easy to use WLAN wizard (to make connecting to the internet easy), and a host of other internet services not previously installed together on Nokia devices. The Nokia N80 Internet Edition comes out of the box ready to create, connect, consume and interact with some of the internet's most popular services. Use Yahoo! Search in the Mobile Search application.

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Samsung SGH-E900 review

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 7th, September 2006

One gadget after the other is being launched on the mobile imaging market. Some are stylish, whereas others are more technologically advanced. For years now, Samsung has had a reputation for knowing how to produce mobile phones that combine function and style as well as being interesting gadgets. It all began in 1938 when Samsung started out as a Korean supermarket that grew to become Korea's biggest foodstuffs supplier and a construction company after the end of the Korean War. Samsung started producing household equipment, televisions and radios in the 1960s and by the 1980s, it was the leading producer of portable TV's. In 1993, Samsung launched its first ultra light mobile telephone. At 100 grams, the Samsung SH700 was way ahead of its time. Meanwhile, the company had grown into a global enterprise doing business in over 58 countries. Samsung is the only Korean brand in the Top 100 Global Brands. Samsung Electronics is the second largest provider of mobile telephones in the Benelux.

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Samsung SGH E900 review - Part II

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 7th, September 2006

It is only, however, when you slide the Samsung E900 open and the keys light up like magic, that you really get the feeling that the Samsung SGH-E900 is an innovation. The keys that light up are the function keys and the keys to take or end a call. This last key can also be used to delete a character when you are writing a text or MMS message. You can also use this key to end a function that you were using. The telephone reacts immediately if you just touch the keys lightly. The functions on the function keys vary per menu. It says on the bottom of the Samsung E900's screen which function the key is meant for.

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Nokia N71

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 31st, August 2006

Nokia today announced that it has started deliveries of Nokia N71 to Vodafone K.K. in Japan. The "Nokia N71" is its first product to be introduced in Japan under the Nokia Nseries sub-brand, Nokia's high performance multimedia range with sophisticated design. The Nokia N71 customized for Vodafone K.K. will be marketed in Vodafone K.K.'s 3G lineup under the name "Nokia N71 (Vodafone 804NK)" and will be commercially available in Japan from August 12. The Nokia N71 (Vodafone 804NK) delivers excellent 3G functionality as a rich multimedia device, which is compactly packaged in a simple yet elegant form. The Nokia N71 (Vodafone 804NK) keeps consumers entertained with the music player function and FM radio.

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Kingston K-PEX personal media player

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 30th, August 2006

Kingston Technology, leader in memory products, today announced its new line of Personal Media Players (PMPs). With its highly stylized design and ultra-slim form factor, K-PEX (Kingston Personal Entertainment experience) allows users to watch videos, listen to music, play video games and store/view photographs. The Kingston K-PEX media player is currently available in the North America, Latin America and Asia/Pacific Rim. With the launch of K-PEX, Kingston is leveraging its 18-year leadership position in the memory module market to bring new Portable Media Player technologies to market. Kingston’s K-PEX personal player will be available with embedded memory capacities of 1 GB and 2 GB.

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Sony Ericsson Z610 3G phone

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 30th, August 2006

Sony Ericsson today announces the Z610; a stylish 3G phone that blends performance with stand-out design. The sleek mirror finish on the front cover gives the phone a jewel-like quality that is complimented by a hidden ‘magic mirror’ display which can only be seen when in use. This striking phone delivers on its good looks: its advanced feature set includes a 2.0 Megapixel camera and broadband-speed 3G connectivity. With such a unique design and a choice of three eye-catching colours - Luster Black, Rose Pink & Airy Blue - Z610 is the clamshell to be seen with. The distinctive design of the Z610 is matched by a feature set that lets the user get the most from their mobile phone.

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X-Micro MP4 F610 music video player

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Saturday 26th, August 2006

XMicro Technology unveiled its new MP4 F610 music video player. This sleek new player features a brilliant full-color display for viewing music videos and photos. F610 also plays MP3/WMA music files, tunes in FM radio and also has good recording function. Best of all, the design of F610 makes it super easy to carry with you. It can slip right into your pocket with its curvy shape and aesthetic contours. The most eye-catching feature of F610 is a vivid full-color 262,000 OLED video display. Its brilliance and color intensity make images appear larger and more lifelike than seems possible for a 1.5 inch 128 x 128 screen. The vibrant color screen offers a wider viewing angle up to 140 degrees.

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If there is one segment of today’s consumer and business electronic devices that is changing, then it is the mobile phone. It has already changed our way of communications, the way we do business or stay in touch with our friends and family. Of course the integration of social media platforms increases the hours spend with a mobile device like today’s smartphone. And the integration of editing software for mobile imaging makes the camera in a smartphone to become a more enjoyable and interesting one. Shooting a shot, and having access to a variety of accounts like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr gives a mobile imaging photographer a worldwide platform where he can show his work of art or just his snap shots. And let us not forget the very successful online platform from Apple; the App store. A platform where developers meet the consumer and a powerful marketing and communication tool for all. The Apple store is the most successful one, others follow or are already active. Photokina 2010 will share the latest mobile imaging news with you, live from Germany!

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