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12 Days of Christmas (and some) – Prize number 38

12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

Here is another fabulous prize, this time it comes courtesy of our friends at Orange. This is your chance to win a Sony Ericsson W850i Walkman phone with 1Gb Memory card and Orange PAYG sim. The whole package is worth in excess of £300!

Orange W850i

The W850i is the first-ever 3G Walkman™ phone, and great thing is, that as well as moving songs across from your PC playlists, you can just download ‘over the air’ via the preinstalled Orange Music Player.

Because the W850i is a 3G device, this is done in a trice, so you can always access the latest tunes quickly and easily, even when you’re out and about.

The supplied 1GB Memory Stick Pro Duo card gives you enough space for up to 1000 tracks, but if you upgrade to a 4GB stick, that’s more than enough for someone with the most eclectic of tastes. You can listen to your music in pristine digital quality via the supplied stereo headphones (but if you feel like it, you could also invest in a wireless Bluetooth™ headset, or get hold of an optional media stand and pair of speakers and – hey presto – you have a neat mini hi-fi system).

Prize Question: How much does the W850i weigh? You’ll probably want to have a look on the Orange website for the answer as that’s the one we are looking for!

Please use our feedback form to submit your answer. Remember to include your full address so that we can arrange delivery for the winner as quickly as possible, we will make every effort to get it to you in time for Christmas. We will accept entries for a day or so and will choose a winner at random.

Entry by using our feedback form only. Entries will not be accepted by any other method.

Matt

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HTC USB Headphone adapter available

Our friends over at Brando Workshop have just released their own headphone adapter for the new HTC devices.

HTD headphone converter

The adapter will work on the HTC Trinity, HTC P3600, Dopod D810, HTC Artemis, HTC P3300, Qtek G200, T-Mobile MDA Compact III, Dopod P800W, HTC TyTN, Orange M3100, Vodafone v1605, and many other HTC devices and variants.

The price is a very reasonable $10 which at the moment works out to about £5! It looks like a much better solution than the adapter on back order at eXpansys.

Go check out the Brando product page.

Matt

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Orange SPV M700 on sale in France

The eagerly awaited Orange SPV M700 has appeard for sale on the Orange France website.

Orange M700

Based on the HTC Trinity (Aka HTC P3600) the Orange M700 looks great in its white casing. It is currently selling for 299.00€ which seems to be a bargain.

We hope to have one of these for review soon!

Orange SPV M700 Specification

  • Dimensions (width x height x depth): 58.2 x 108 x 18.4 millimetres
  • Mass: 143 gramms (battery included)
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC Phone Edition AKU 3.0
  • CPU: 400Mhz Samsung S3C2442
  • ROM capacity: 128MB, including 61.02MB user-accessible non-volatile memory
  • Expansion Slots: miniSD, SDIO
  • Display: 240 x 320, 2.8″ colour transflective TFT
  • Supported networks: GSM 850MHz, GSM 900MHz, GSM 1800MHz, GSM 1900MHz, UMTS 850MHz, UMTS 1900MHz, UMTS 2100MHz
  • Supported WAN standards: CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
  • Wireless LAN: 802.11b, 802.11g 54Mbit/s
  • Main Camera: CMOS sensor, 1600×1200 (1.92 million pixels)
  • Front Camera: 640x480pixel, 20frame/sec
  • Battery: Lithium-ion, removable 1500mAh
  • Estimated Battery Life: 12 hours
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    Prize number 36 – we have a winner!

    I’m pleased to announce the winner of the iPod, prize number 36, in our ‘12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    The winner of the Apple iPod Nano supplied by our good friends at expedIT Ltd is George Stobbart.

    expedIT Ltd

    George correctly answered our prize question: expedIT’s recent innovation is a packaged solution to deliver a complete solution for office technology is called ‘Office in a Box’.

    Thanks to all that entered and a special thank you to the folks a expedIT for providing such a great prize. We had HUNDREDS of correct entries on this one!

    If you missed out on this one, dont worry, we still have a few more prizes left!

    Matt

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    12 Days of Christmas (and some) – Prize number 37

    12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    We teamed up with JAVOedge one last time here we bring you the chance to one of JAVOedge’s award winning screen protectors for your iPod.

    JAVOEdge

    JAVOScreen protectors are available for most models of Apple iPod and come in anti-glare or ultra clear so you can choose the one you need. Depending on the model the iPod model the protective film covers the screen, click wheel and, in some cases, the back of the iPod.

    Screen Protection JAVOscreen

    Product Description
    Miraculous glass like crystal clarity! JAVOScreen 2.0 Ultra Clear will maintain the life and vivid color of your device. Designed specifically to guard your sensitive device from unexpected bumps and scratches. It is the perfect product if you put your device in pant pockets or purses. A special mixture in the plastic used for the JAVOScreen 2.0 refracts 99% of UV rays from reflected light which in turn protects your eyes.

    All JAVOScreen 2.0 Ultra Clear packages include a free soft nylon cleaning cloth as well as an installation card tool. JAVOScreen 2.0 is completely removable, washable (with mild hand soap and cool water), and reapplicable. This allows the JAVOScreen 2.0 to be a long lasting investment for your device.

    The JAVOScreen Anti-Glare screen protector is the perfect compromise between visual clarity and anti glare properties.

    Features a 3 layer construction structure. The top layer is a special matte finishing which allows an incredible amount of light through while still retaining it’s anti reflective properties. The middle layer is an armor layer that shields your screen from scratches. The last layer is a silicon compound which adheres to your screen without leaving sticky residue. This layer is fully washable, water will not reduce it’s ability to stick to your screen.

    More than just a screen protector, the feature packed JAVOScreen Anti-Glare is removable and washable making it a long lasting investment for your device!

    Prize Question: Which Spanish website gave the JAVOScreen 9.5 out of 10 in their review? You’ll probably want to pop and have a look on the JAVOedge website for the answer!

    EDIT: This prize has now been won.

    Matt

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    HTC Athena photos

    Up until a few days ago the HTC Athena was the subject of much rumour and speculation. However, new ‘real’ images of the Athena have since surfaced.

    HTC Athena

    The HTC Athena looks more like a UMPC or Tablet than a PocketPC and it would appear that HTC are trying to bridge the gap between mobile and laptop products. Let’s hope that they work on the design a bit more though as currently it’s an ugly device and not one that I would want to be seen with! Also I’m not sure that I would be happy with a PocketPC OS on a device as large as the HTC Athena and would have thought that full blown XP or Vista would be better, after all there are UMPC devices that are not much larger than this.

    HTC Athena Specification (speculation)

  • 5″ 64k colors TFT display screen (640 x 480)
  • 624 MHz processor
  • Built in GPS
  • 8Gb(!) on board storage
  • 3.0 megapixel camera
  • detatchable Qwerty keyboard
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0
  • GSM Quad-band
  • massive 22,000 mAh battery
  • 3G/UMTS/EDGE
  • WiFi
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    Prize number 35 – we have a winner!

    I’m pleased to announce the winner of the 35th prize in our ‘12 Days of Christmas‘ competition.

    The winner of the JAVOEdge JAVOclear case for iPod is Julie Page.

    JAVOEdge

    Julie correctly answered our prize question: JAVOclear iPod cases are available for Apple iPod 4G, 20GB, Apple iPod mini 4GB, Apple iPod mini 6GB, Apple iPod Shuffle 2nd Gen 1GB and Apple iPod U2 Edition.

    Thanks to all who entered. There will be another prize from JAVOedge soon!

    Matt

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