Archive for March 18th, 2009

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Palm Pre to be assembled by Chi Mei Communications

image According to Digitimes, the Palm Pre will be manufactured by Chi Mei Communication Systems. Taiwan-based Chi Mei Communication Systems will undertake OEM production of the Palm Pre, Palm’s next-generation smartphone that will be launched soon. Chi Mei is likely to source handset FPCBs from fellow suppliers, including Career Technology, Ichia Technologies and Flexium Interconnect, with shipments expected to begin in March at the earliest, indicated the sources.

On another note, the recent Palm and Sprint Webinar is now available for your viewing pleasure although it doesn’t reveal anything that we didn’t already know. The video is after the break.

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iPhone software 3.0 video walkthrough

image After all the excitement of yesterdays iPhone 3.0 announcements, Engadget have got a copy of the Beta software which was released for developers and put together a walkthrough of some of the new features. Check out the video after the break and see what will be coming in the summer. Lets be honest, its an interesting video but just makes you wish it was summer already.

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HTC plans three Android handsets this year

image HTC has announced plans to roll out three new handsets this year using Google’s Android operating system.

Peter Chou, chief executive and co-founder of HTC, told delegates at the Merrill Lynch Technology Conference in Taipei that his company is planning to release at least three Android handsets, one of which he described as a " second-generation smartphone".

The Android-powered HTC Magic was launched at Mobile World Congress in February, and the new handsets are widely expected to become available towards the end of this year in time for the lucrative last quarter.

Chou also said that the company will produce 10 new smartphones before the year’s end.

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Finding the best mobile deal

I recently changed my mobile contract and was amazed at just how many different packages and tariffs each provider had to offer. After a while it gets pretty confusing!

So how do you find a good deal?

Well, online mobile retailer Mobiles Please are so confident of their deals they have added a comparison deal engine which allows users to compare deals from competitors such as dialaphone, phones4u and Beepy amongst others.

The first ever online retailer to allow you to compare mobile phone deals with competitors, which, in some cases, are cheaper. Is this a crazy idea?


Mobiles please believe that by providing their customers with their own deals as well as their competitors the customer will get the best deal possible. This new service which was launched last week will also save users the time and effort of trawling through all these different sites…instead they can compare deals instantly.

The service works by pulling deals from various affiliate networks and the deals are shown below Mobiles please prices. Deals can be customised by various preferences including networks, contract length & free gifts to provide the best deals possible.

The economic downfall has forced people to be more careful when looking for a new mobile phone to ensure they get the right phone and deal for them. For example if you compared deals for the Google Android , Mobiles please offer the deal for £24.47 including 1000 Minutes and Unlimited Texts for £31.93 per-month through Mobiles Please and you can get the same deals with Buymobiles for £34.25.It really does save you time and money.

Mobiles please are confident this will be a successful addition to the website and believe with their easy cash back offers, simple site and confidence in their deals will win every time…maybe it’s not so crazy after all and could be a stroke of genius?

Bobbie Bhogal, Director of Mobilesplease

"We acknowledge that today’s Internet buyer wants to ensure that they are getting great value and it is normal to check and compare offers online. So….we’ve made it easy for our customers to compare our offers online. We are confident that we offer great value deals and that our gift and cash back offers are straight forward with one easy claim compared to many of our competitors that will make the customer claim 4-6 times. It’s too early to say whether this initiative is successful, however it will make it easier for our customers to compare our offers to those of our competitors in one place. Roll on the sales…"


Posted by: Matt

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Pocket Informant for iPhone is now available

image So the highly anticipated Pocket Informant application is now available in the App Store, we have just had emailed confirmation. Full product description after the break with screenshots. From the Press Release:-

With over eight years of mobile calendaring experience, we have built simply the best personal information manager available on the iPhone. We are excited to bring Pocket Informant to the iPhone and version 1.0 is just the beginning of a much larger vision we have for this product. Take a moment to look over what we have delivered in this release and we’re just getting started.

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