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Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman now available on Vodafone

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Sony’s latest Walkman offering has gone live at Vodafone today. If you fancy picking up this small and sleek music centric device head on over to the Vodafone website by clicking here.

The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman phone allows you to make more of your music – you can find your favourite tracks easily with the Zappin key, and sing along to lyrics on screen with your friends using the microphone button.

Available now for £90 PAYG, including £10 top up, the Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman phone makes it easy to stay in touch. With the Friends app you can chat to your top five mates straight from your homescreen, and if you want to stay connected when you’re out and about you can use Wi-Fi to connect to any of the public hotspots.

It also comes with exchangeable bands in black or green – so you’ll be sure to look trendy too.

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Orange unveils partnership with premier music streaming service Deezer

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  • Orange is partnering with music streaming brand Deezer to launch Deezer Mobile which will be exclusively available to Orange pay monthly customers.
  • The launch of Deezer Mobile means that for the first time customers in the UK can stream up to 13 million tracks on their phones as part of their tariff.
  • Deezer already has 20 million users worldwide and is hoping to become the number one destination for UK music fans offering a service that rivals their competitors

Orange today announced an exclusive partnership for their customers, with music streaming service Deezer. The launch of Deezer Mobile which is exclusively available to Orange pay monthly customers means that for the first time customers can stream music on their phones as part of their tariff.
Deezer will be offering a standalone service at £9.99 per month which gives customers access to millions of music tracks and albums, as well as 30 radio channels in 12 music genres, 30,000 artist based radio channels and thousands of artists’ discographies, biographies and reviews on their mobile or PC. However, Orange mobile customers will be able to get an exclusive mobile only package, Deezer Mobile, included as part of their tariff which means they can stream up to 13 million tracks from all major labels without the interruption of advertisements, as well as the ability to download music and play it offline.

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BlackBerry App World 3.0 goes live

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Attention BlackBerry fans. The new and improved App World has gone live today with a user friendly and more modern look to it.

New features include:
·         Sleek New Design – The BlackBerry App World experience has been enhanced to help users discover the latest and greatest apps and content, starting right on the BlackBerry App World home screen where rotating spotlight banners show off all that’s new and exciting.
·         New Channels – Apps, Games, and Themes now have their own channels so users can get to what they want even faster.
·         Introduction of My Account – My Account makes managing BBID and payment options easy with direct access to all account information from the home screen.
·         New My World Features – My World gives users a streamlined view of their apps and status, and now at a glance, in addition to seeing which apps are installed and uninstalled, users can manage subscription content and services.  When new updates or subscription renewals are available for apps, users will be notified using push technology.
·         App Social Sharing – When a user finds an app they can’t live without, they can share it directly from the app details screen through BBM, Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS.
·         Evolved App Details Screen – At a glance, users can get a quick summary, check out reviews and star ratings, take a look at screen shots, and more.
·         More Search Options – Quickly find apps with a Search Bar now appearing on the storefront home screen and search results are presented across Channels as well as My World.  Search Bars are also within each Channel and users have the ability to filter by App Name, Price, Rating, Newest, Best Match, or Popular.
BlackBerry smartphone users running BlackBerry OS 5.0+ will see on-device upgrade notifications appear in the coming days.
If you are interested in screen grabs of BlackBerry App World 3.0, or would like to talk to anyone at BlackBerry, please get in touch or visit: www.blackberry.com/appworld

 

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Pre-order the Sony S1 Android Tablet

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Remember the Sony S1 that we mentioned sometime ago? If this one looks your cup of tea you can now pop over to the Dixons website and place your order. They have the release as listed as being September 16th so not long to wait.

The Sony S1 Tablet PC with WiFi is powered by the Dual Core NVIDIA TegraTM 2 processor and benefits from innovative Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) technology that allows an intuitive and efficient user experience as it provides strong web access for any apps you have installed, combined with a roomy 16GB for your operations.
With its 9.4" LED backlit HD display touchscreen, the Sony S1 Tablet PC with WiFi offers a sleek, sophisticated interface that benefits from the latest TruBlack and Bravia technologies you see on their Bravia TV’s!
Be wowed with the exciting Sony "throw" feature as integrated WiFi and 2.1 Bluetooth enable simple interaction with your Sony television as you grab music, video and pictures and "throw" them to a nearby TV for playback on a bigger screen. The lightweight S1 also packs an SD card slot, so you can swap in a memory card from your camera or other device, making it easy to transfer and share pictures.

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