Apple INC and China Mobile Enters Into A New Deal for Years to Come

Posted by Priyanka Sunday, December 29, 2013

From January 17th 2014, Apple and China Mobile will start operating together. They have already signed an agreement. This agreement will see the operator offer the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. China Mobile is going to sell these two handsets from their retail stores.

It’s now a well known fact that China Mobile is the world’s largest operator with a huge customer base. And the estimated base is at 710 million. From the day of Christmas, customers of China Mobile will be able to place and order and register for their devices from this branded retail store itself. These devices are for sale in the UK since September 2013.

Although the value of this agreement is unknown, Apple INC says that this agreement will last for several years from now. Apple CEO Tim Cook said that China is an ‘extremely important market for Apple.

It has been mentioned that the details of pricing and viability for this iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will declared later some time.

BlackBerry On Verge of Getting Perish

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, December 19, 2013

BlackBerry is going to lose three senior executives by the end of this year and thereafter. In the next two weeks, the president of global sales Rick Costanzo and the vice president will leave BlackBerry by the end of 2013.
 
Director of global public policy Mark Cameron is leaving to PR and another concern. Both the president and the Vice president have been with this Canadian company for 14 and 13 years respectively. Seeing the downfall getting accelerated, this is going to be their decision.

Gusto Gets into Better Deal

Posted by Priyanka Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Gusto distributors are entering into a deal with a major retailer on the high street. They get exclusive rights until next year. It launched in August 2012, partnering with both Elite Mobile and Gusto Telecom. However, Crystalusion supplier Solution in Media has now handed exclusive distributor rights to the latter.
Mobile Fun and Clove Technology. Elite is understood to have established a partnership with eXpansys, which Gusto will now control.

Gusto MD Joe Bennett reports. He’s on the verge of signing a deal for a high street retailer to exclusively sell the7.99 pound product until the end of the year.

20:20 Mobile UK finance director Andy White quits

Posted by Priyanka Friday, December 13, 2013

20:20 Mobile finance director and managing Andy White is resigning after a period of 16 years. Mobile News understands White resigned from the company, which is in the process of being acquired by Brightstar, in October – with an internal announcement being issued today.
 
White’s official leaving date is December 23, and is said to have already accepted a new position outside of the mobile industry. His replacement is currently unknown.

 

O2’s new 4G Tariff Plan

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, December 12, 2013

O2 operator has launched a new range of pay monthly and SIM pre-pay 4G tariff plan. And this plan starts at pound 17 per month. O2 has unveiled a new line up of 4G tariff as it continues to roll out the service.

The operator will offer 4G Refresh (pay monthly) tariffs from £17 per month for unlimited calls and texts plus 1GB of 4G data, while Simplicity (SIM only) tariffs will start at £21 for unlimited calls and texts plus 1GB of 4G data. The full list of new tariffs is detailed below.

Vodafone Release ‘First’ Global Marketing Strategy

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Vodafone will use social media-driven events to boost its brand across the globe during 2014.The new strategy replaces the operator’s global sponsorship of the McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team.

 The events, named‘Vodafone Firsts’, mark the operator’s move away from the traditional ‘badging’sponsorship approach.

In a statement, Vodafone said that ‘Firsts’ will focus on people doing “remarkable” things for the first time.
Vodafone added that the events will include: an iconic sportswoman to take her first steps to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable women; a professional surfer to achieve a lifetime’s ambition for the first time; a leading musician to create his first recording with sounds sourced from remote locations and a revolutionary approach to conducting an orchestra to be performed for the first time.

O2’s New Announcement

Posted by Priyanka Monday, December 9, 2013

O2 has announced it will build a free-to-access Wi-Fi network in the Nottinghamshire market town of Newark.
The O2 Wi-Fi will allow Newark shoppers and visitors to use the free and secure internet service, regardless of network, after they have registered when first logging in.
 
Once registered, customers will automatically be connected to O2 Wi-Fi when they enter a coverage area.
O2 will begin installing Wi-Fi technology into buildings and street furniture in January 2014. The operator will share the cost of the equipment, installation and maintenance with the council, which will coordinate and commission any maintenance and repair through its own contractor on behalf of O2.

Brightstar’s Acquistion of UK hardware is Complete

Posted by Priyanka Friday, December 6, 2013

Brightstar has completed the acquisition of UK hardware distributor. Mobile for an undisclosed fee, rebranding as Brightstar.
The acquisition sees the number of countries Brightstar operates in increase from around 38. By following the JV sale – to more than 50. It serves more than 200 operators and 50,000 retailers, and has a local presence in more than 50 countries, including the UK and Spain.
20:20’s European markets include Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Portugal as well as the UK. Mobile currently serves over 3,500 customers with annual turnover of nearly 1 billion pound.
Brightstar president and CEO Marcelo Claure said, with the strategic acquisition of 20:20Mobile, Brightstar has a strong position in the European market, one of the most exciting and progressive markets in the world. Bringing the team of20:20 Mobile into the Brightstar family will allow us to deliver some of the top innovations and services developed for mobility to the operators, retailers and manufacturers that are leading the wireless industry in Europe.

O2 Will Bring Sony PlayStation 4 Along with Xeria Z1

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, November 28, 2013

O2 is going to bring together Sony PlayStation and Xeria Z1 from Friday 29th November 2013. It will be available across 65 stores in the UK.
Both new and existing customers can avail this facility and they will have to pay a refreshed tariff plan. And they will be paying no financial penalty. The range of its price will be from 52 pounds to 89.90 pounds. It will come up with games like Killzone, Shadow Fall and there’s a free 12 month free accessibility.

O2 Says Its 177 Retails Is Franchise Owned

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, November 21, 2013

While revealing valuable information related to the business, O2 today says that only 177 outlets of its total 446 are now franchise owned.

 Just a year ago, O2 announced that it would include another 82 franchise outlets in order increase the number of its outlets to 200. The CEO of O2 says that 52 of this 82 have been already franchised and the number is likely to go up by the end of this year.

Nokia Shareholder Agrees on Microsoft Deal

Posted by Priyanka Wednesday, November 20, 2013

In Helsinki, Nokia shareholders hold a talk and agree to sale the company’s device and service unit to Microsoft. Microsoft has agreed to pay $7.36 billion for purchasing this unit. This acquisition of property was announced in September.Until the transaction is completed, Nokia authority will play the role of caretaker and most probably the transaction is come to a close by the Q1 of 2014.

Samsung Made a Hat trick At What Mobile Awards 2013

Posted by Priyanka Monday, November 18, 2013

Samsung won the big winner at the 10TH What Mobile Awards Ceremony on Sunday 16th November 2013. This show was attended by 200 industry guests here.
Samsung made it a hat trick this year. There was a poll organized among 48,000 consumers. Samsung grabbed the awards for the Best Manufacturer, Best Camerhone and the Best Smartphone.
There are other trophies too. Best Tablet was awarded to Paul Chawdhury for iPad Mini, Editor’s choce award Sony Xeria Z and Reader’s choice award went to HTC one.

iPad Mini With Retina Eyes Hits Online Store

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, November 14, 2013

iPad mini hits the online store, the price of this piece is 319 pound for 16GB Wi-Fi only model. The other one for 64GB WI-Fi and Cellular model will cost 659 ponds. More is in the pipeline and are likely to be released later this month. 

 This Apple device with Retina display is the latest tablet addition. The Wi-Fi only model costs £319 for 16GB of memory, £399 for 32GB, £479 for 64GB and £559 for 128GB. The Wi-Fi + Cellular cost an additional £100 for each model. It was supposed to be released by October 22. But, it took time.

By 2019 Mobile subscription Likely to Reach 9.3 billion

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Ericsson reports that predictions show 60 per cent of subscription will come through smart phones.

According to the latest Ericsson Mobile Report, mobile subscription is likely to go up and will reach 9.3 billion by 2019. They maintained that total mobile subscription currently is 6.6 billion. They added that 60 per cent of these connections are for smartphones. Currently, around 25-30 percent are meant for smart phones. Ericsson reports says that by 2019 Ericsson research will reach 60 per cent growth and 3G connection will reach almost 90 percent.

O2 Launches 4G Prepay Plans

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, October 31, 2013

O2 has launched the first of its kind 4G prepay tariff. It’s available both in stores and online.

With a top up of 15 UK pounds, customers will get 75 talktime minutes and 500 messages and 500 MB of data. If they continue for the next three to six months, they will get double advantages.

There are three available data bolt-ons available with the tariff: 100MB for 3 pounds , 500MB for 6 pounds and 1GB for 10 pounds.O2 has also announced it will be launching a new range of 4G mobile broadband tariffs next month for use on tablets and laptops.

Analysis Shows This is the beginning of the End

Posted by Priyanka Monday, October 21, 2013

An analysis of six consecutive quarterly profit losses shows that this is the beginning of the end for Blackberry. This mobile seller is on the verge to loss its market soon. 

 The industry experts say that this is the beginning of the end. This was the view of one of the leading industry analysts bring in after making a thorough research. They added that there is no hope for getting revived for Blackberry in the market space.

Daisy Distribution today launched a very interesting incentive for its dealers. Top 10 dealers will be awarded with a Ski trip to the Alps in March 2014.

This promotion is scheduled to run from October 21 2013 to January 24 2014 asks dealers to collect as many points as they can. They will earn these points by buying any SIM-free device and processing O2 devices; they can upgrade fixed lines and other connection too in order to earn more points.

At the end of time period mentioned, Daisy will consider the points collected by the dealers and split them onto three major leagues. These three leagues will be based on percentage contribution depending on the overall pointed collected.

Amazon Signs a Contract with HTC for Getting Smartphone’s supply

Posted by Priyanka Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Amazon Signs a Contract with HTC for Getting Smartphone’s supply
By next year, Amazon will start dispatching HTC smartphones. This is what they are signing up this time. There is a wide range of websites and it will help both the two companies grow, according the report.
There were many rumors that the internet shopping company’s will plunge into debts and all. However, there are many reports in hand at the moment and the companies have confirmed this news. Amazon, the biggest e-commerce company will now bring the HTC smartphones without any interruptions.

Apple INC’s new CEO (Retail) is Angela Ahrendts

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Apple has appointed Angela Ahrendts as the CEO of its retail wing. She will join the iPhone maker in spring 2014.
Ahrendts is appointed as a senior vice-president and then she will be a member of the executives and she will report to CEO Tim Cook. She is responsible for strategy-making, expansion of business and apple retail online store.
 Her appointment comes as Cook attempts for the second time. Last time he hired Dixons CEO John Browett last year. But, his tenure at office has been cut-short. Her decision to leave Burberry has not been taken easily by investors.

Vodafone enters a New Deal with Kabel

Posted by Priyanka Monday, October 14, 2013

Vodafone has agreed a deal for the takeover of Kabel Deutschland subject to full terms and conditions.
The move will see the operator take 76.57% of the German company’s share capital as of this morning (Monday 14 October). Yesterday it was revealed that the two organisations had agreed a €7.7 billion fee.
Vodafone sold its share in Verizon Wireless last month for $130 billion, and the operator has started reinvesting some of that revenue into its European operations. The purchase will see Vodafone Group add cable television subscribers to its customer base, while a £6 billion outlay in Project Spring preceded the acquisition, increasing the network’s 4G coverage in its 5 key European markets to 90% by 2017.

Vodafone Gets 100,000 4G Customers

Posted by Priyanka Friday, October 11, 2013

Vodafone has signed up more than 100,000 people to its 4G service in the five weeks since it went live, with the operator bringing the proposition to more than 80 towns and districts across London.
The operator is set to launch 4G into Liverpool on 17 October, with Glasgow to follow on 24 October. Vodafone said the coverage in the UK's capital stretches from Harlow in the north, to Dorking in the south, as well as from Dartford in the east to Windsor in the west. Vodafone started selling its 4G tariffs seven weeks ago, offering double standard data allowances, unlimited calls and texts and access to either Spotify or Sky Sports. Vodafone also offers 4G coverage in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield.
Vodafone has been more candid about its 4G sign-ups than rival EE, which took five months to reveal how many customers are on its next generation service. EE, who launched 4G last October, has more than one million customers on its tariffs.

Mobile Industry Pays Huge Tribute To Veteran Ahnus Dawe

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Industry describes Dawe, who passed away at the age of 50 last week, as ‘one of the originals’, ‘a huge inspiration to many people’ and ‘a great man’

The telecoms industry has paid tribute to industry veteran Angus Dawe who passed away on September 30 at the age of 50.

Dawe’s career in mobile spanned more than 20 years and he was described by many of his former colleagues as “one of the originals” and a“larger-than-life character” who will be sorely missed.

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HTC Sells Headphone Stake At 164 m Pound

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Smartphone manufacturer and distributor HTC has sold its stake in headphone maker Beat Electronics at $625m. This brand bought 50 per cent stake in Beats in August 2011.

The news comes as US private equity firm Carlyle Group is expected to make a $500 million (£309 million) investment in Beats, bringing its value to over $1 billion (£619 million).

HTC said:“Over the past two years, HTC and Beats have enjoyed a solid business partnership in delivering superior mobile audio experiences for consumers worldwide. HTC and Beats will continue to partner as future opportunities arise.”


The Head of mobile of Virgin Graham Oxby Is to Resign

Posted by Priyanka Friday, September 27, 2013

Virgin mobile is redesigning and reconstructing its management team from top to bottom. This time they are planning to converging mobile broadband and entertainment segment. Along with this come the news that the head of mobile Graham Oxby is leaving the company too.
Both Graham Oxby, the executive director of home phone and mobile and the executive director of broadband, John James are leaving the organization.
Before this, the executive director of digital entertainment, Cindy Rose had left the company a few month ago.
Now, these three roles will be merged into a singular one. And Aarne Aho, the executive director of delivery and support will be the new in-charge. His new designation will be executive director products, proposition and segments.

Three Going Launch 4G in December

Posted by Priyanka Monday, September 2, 2013

Three, the operator is going to launch 4G networks that will cover 98% of the population in December. Three will launch this 4G network covering London, Birmingham and Manchester. This news comes when Vodafone and O2 started operating their 4G network.

The good news for users is that the operator has promised that it wouldn’t charge customers extra for 4G. They don’t need to change the premium even. And this service will come at the rate of 3G.
Three is also the only operator which will offer unlimited 4G data plans.Moreover, Three is the only operator that will launch unlimited 4G plans.

 It said its 4G network will cover 98 per cent of the population by the end of 2015. EE is aiming for 98 per cent coverage by the end of 2014, while O2 and Vodafone have said their superfast networks will cover 98 per cent “by 2015”.

Following a December launch, Three said rollout will “accelerate” in January so that 1.5 million customers will have access to the service.
 To upgrade to 4G, Three customers with a 4G device will need to instal software, and do not need to sign a new contract, change tariffs, swap SIMs or visit a store.

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Samsung Makes a Trademark Filing for its Smart watches

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Gear which has been described as a “wristwatch”that has capacities to provide access to Internet and receiving and sending mails and message, is going to hit the market with a US Trademark and Patent right.
They on behalf of the company has made a filling with the US Patent and Trademark office that suggests that the manufacturer is going to make an declaration for their latest product called the Galaxy Gear.
They filled a trademark filing for Galaxy Gear. They have described their product as wearable digital electronics devices in the form of a wristwatch, wrist band or bangle capable of providing access to the internet and for sending and receiving phone calls and other form of electronic messages.

Virgin Media Gets 50,000 Contracted Customers In Q2

Posted by Priyanka Monday, August 5, 2013

A report lately says that Virgin Media has earned 49, 000 boosts in its contract mobile subscribers in just Q2. It adds more than 151,000 in the past year.
It increases the MVNO’s mark of customers to its three million mark once again. However, there is this hike which is really commendable survey says.
The media itself reports that nearly one and half a million more customers are connected through their network. This is how they are making it easy and possible. The superfast broad band connection is one of the reasons that you have to make sure of. They offer this superfast connection in less than 12 months now.

Mobile Ticketing Sales is Likely to hit 16 Billion in a year by 2018

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, August 1, 2013


The latest report by Juniper Research says that the number of ticket sales of digital events and transport delivered to mobile devices is likely to be almost treble. By 2018, it will be 16 billion according to their research report.
Mobile Ticketing Strategies that include Air, Rail, Metro, Sports and Entertainment and bus reservation will give rise to the growth of mTicketing sales over the next five years.

This report adds that SMS-based tickets have been inflecting this result. In Sweden, it has been found that 65% of bus tickets are sold through mobile media.

Furthermore, they say that popularity of mobile ticketing apps is another reason why this system in on the rise.

Phil Brown Gets Promoted and is the New B2B Director of Micro-P

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, July 9, 2013

From his commercial director position, Phil Brown gets a promotion and his company Micro-P has appointed him as the B2B director. His role now involves a sharp focus on channel growth.

Brown who has started caring of his new role will now focus much on the company’s core IT and its other wings growth. He is supposed to ensure resellers understand how to grow further and develop altogether.

He has been performing in the role of the commercial director since 2011. Micro-P was looking for a replacement for Paul Bryan who has already been promoted to the role of managing director in last April.

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Vodafone entered a New Venture with Business Phones Direct (BPD)

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Leading Vodafone platinum partner and business telecoms provider come together to establish a£40 million turnover company and the creation of 70 new jobs. 

One of the leading partners and one of best social media Premier Telecom and Business Phones Direct (BPD) have merged to form One Com.

The establishment of OneCom establishes a company with a turnover of more than £40 million and the creation of 70 new jobs, taking total staff numbers to nearly 300 people.

OneCom has six offices spread throughout the UK. It’s head office is based in Fareham, Hampshire, with regional offices in Leeds, Hereford, Camberley in Surrey, Southampton and Plymouth.

Premier Telecom, which has won Vodafone’s ‘Platinum Partner of the Year’ award for the past two years, manages more than 150,000 mobile connections with customers including London Transport, NHS and B&Q.

Vodafone and Sainsbury have embarked on a new venture to bring in a new mobile service. It will be a supermarket chain mobile service in the UK. Moreover, reports show that Sainsbury mobile sets are going to hit the market later this summer both in the store and online. They added that customers will be given points and credit for using this mobile service.

Sources have confirmed that it would a 50-50 joint venture. The management would comprise of top larders from both the companies.

Guy Laurence, Vodafone UK CEO said:“Both businesses will capitalize on their respective strengths in this venture to offer an exciting product range to customers.”

Roaming Charges Are Likely to Go Down in Europe

Posted by Priyanka Friday, June 28, 2013

Roaming charges will be reduced by 36% for downloading and net surfing from July 1. This rule will be applicable to those who are travelling within Europe but out of their country.
 
According to reports, EU is trying hard to cut mobile cost. As a consequence, this decision has been made by the body and in their opinion it will enhance user’s flexibility.
 
On Tuesday June the 25th, the European Commission made this announcement that from July 1, the charges for making calls, texting, browsing data and downloading will go down.
 
Charges for making a call will drop to 24 cents, in order to receive a call-you pay just seven cents and you need eight cents to send a text SMS. These charges are excluding VAT.

What Samsung Galaxy S4 Has to Offer?

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, June 20, 2013

Amidst all the speculations and rumors, Samsung in a musical unpacked event unveiled its Galaxy S 4. The successor to the best-selling Galaxy S III just got bigger and smarter and Samsung showed the world how a successor is produced by incorporating some of the beautiful technologies in one single smartphone. With a lot of hustle and bustle at the Times Square and the Radio City Hall in New York, the press conference started with the little secret messenger Jeremy accompanied by Will chase and an orchestra for the Musical launch. Later, JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung took over and gave a pre-look of the device as he said, “With the GALAXY S 4, Samsung is again going to enhance the way we live. All the innovative features of GALAXY S 4 were developed based on the insights and needs we found from our consumers all around the world. Following the successful GALAXY S series, this phone is yet another great proof point of people-inspired innovation. At Samsung we’ll never stop pursuing innovation conceived by people, so we can inspire them in return.” A few hours into the event, Samsung rewarded JK Shin by making him and Yoo Boo-keun, the head of the consumer electronics division one of the three CEO’s that will now run the company.

Huawei Releases New Smartphone

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Huawei is going to release its Smartphone Ascend P6. The date has been fixed and most probably it will take place on 18thof June 2013. On behalf of the company, it has been announced that there will be a press conference in London. The only thing that hasn’t yet been declared is the price of this product.
However, people guess that the price will be $330. It’s now just a matter of time.

LG Is To Reveal OLED Mobile Device

Posted by Priyanka Friday, May 31, 2013

LG is going to reveal its OLED panel by the end of 2013. It’s the pioneer who brought in 55-inch curved OLED TV last month. Most of companies are planning to come up with a unbreakable mobile phones with burly body. And seeing this on-going trend, this step is welcomed by all.
This announcement was made at the discussion and society for the information Display week in Vancouver, Canada. This was telecasted and it showed all LG TVs, mobile and other products. Added to this, the company will now revamp its sales of TVs, LEDs and other products.

Mobile Printing Gets Secure after Accellion’s Announcement

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, May 23, 2013

Mobile users who use mobile file sharing facilities must be delighted hearing that Accellion INC, the pioneering solution provider brings in a secure mobile printing solution for all mobile users. With this advancement, professionals can print the content they need from any device and at anytime. And it will result in improving the productivity and rate of growth coincidentally.

Accellion Mobile Apps for Apple device and Android devices will now come up with trendy printing technology. As a consequence, many organizations can now safely print from any mobile device and they can print their file without using a VPN. It will for sure enhance their workforce and would help professional speed up their work.

Samsung Come Up with Galaxy 4

Posted by Priyanka Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Rapper Jay-Z is the first among all others to see Samsung Galaxy which can now react according to the owner’s eyes. New York sees the grand release ceremony of this device on March 14 and it was one of the most anticipated Galaxy S4 at Time Square.
This device is just a release that follows the S III and more than 40 million devices have been sold out since launching last May. And it has been slated to be released on April 26th in the UK.

The most notable feature of the S4 is Samsung’s Smart Scroll and Smart Pause technology, which allows users to control the screen using their eyes.

The most exciting part of this release is it has a smart scroll and smart Pause technology and it help users control the screen using their eyes.

South Korean smart-phone manufacturer and distributor Samsung happily offers that they are going to bring its existing customers and attract new customer base by introducing Samsung devices called Mega, Mini and S4 active. Three of these new devices have 6.3”.

In July, this latest mega model Samsung Galaxy Mega will hit the stores. Moreover, they are saying that it will leave Nokia Lumia 928 and Lumia 925 behind. And they are sure that it will be a far better model and a smarter phone with a different niche.

Apple App Store Achieves 50 billion Downloads

Posted by Priyanka Friday, May 17, 2013

This time Apple is in a mood to celebrate its achievement of hitting 50 billion downloads which is just double of what it had achieved since March 2012. (It hit the 25 million download mark that time.)
Right after five years of launching the Apple App store; yesterday it hit this milestone download mark. Apple disclosed this news just after few hours of Google’s announcement of reaching 48 billion downloads from Android apps store.
Apple has come up with some gift cards for the person who downloaded the 50 billionth app. Mr. Brandon Ashmore (the 50 billionth downloader) from Ohio will receive a $10,000 gift card. He can use it in the Apple app store. Apart from this the next fifty downloaders will receive a $500 gift card of the same kind.

Nokia Marketing For ASHA 501 Aggressively

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, May 9, 2013

Nokia has lately realized that it’s losing it ground in the smartphone race. Taking this in account,
Nokia has started bringing in low-priced smartphones and marketing them aggressively.

The new phone offers Internet access on a touch-screen with built in applications for popular
social media sites and more features than earlier models, which fell short of a full-fledged
smartphone.

He also announced a revamp of the Asha software platform in the hope of persuading more
developers to write applications for Asha phones.

Elop, hired in 2010 to turn around the once-dominant handset maker, is under pressure as a
controversial decision to switch to Microsoft Corp's Windows software is yet to bear significant
results after two years, with shareholders this week saying he should reconsider the move.

Although more people are buying phones with computer-like features, most of the handsets
Nokia sells are regular phones. Its failure to cash in on the smartphone boom saw it last year
cedes its 14-year reign as the world's top phonemaker to South Korea's Samsung Electronics.

"The market is undeniably moving towards smartphones - although India may be moving at a
slower pace than the likes of China, but it is still the case," said Jessica Kwee, a Singapore-based
analyst at research firm Canalys.

BlackBerry CEO Says Tablets are not a good business model

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, May 2, 2013

Putting a question mark to Tablet device market like hanging sword, BalckBerry CEO says that they are not going to roll out a tablet device in next five years.
He adds that the popularity of tablets will be downward in next five years. And none would find reason for its use in next few years.
 It has already raised several questions over whether they are going release their follow-up or not. In a conference in Los Angeles, he claims that tablet devices are not a great business model.
 
Just four months before , in last Jan, he said that they would take a decision whether they need a mobile device or not after testing the waters properly. Their PlayBook would get a successor only if it’s profitable a business.

According to a report, HTC is going to come up with mid-range smartphones and this news has been leaked on internet and get wide spread. The name of this is set is HTC M4. And it has the same designing like HTC one. However, it would be available in a smaller screen and the price would be lower at the same time.
The OS in it is Android and there would be Jelly Bean in it too. And the Taiwanese phone maker is expected to launch the HTC by the end of quarter second of 2013.

BT Brings 4G Support for O2

Posted by Priyanka Monday, April 29, 2013

O2 is going to have all its 4G related support from BT. And BT will help this operator achieve a faster network in near future.

O2 and BT have signed a contract for next ten years of support and co-operation. O2 will help BT develop a superfast network.
This agreement simply means that from now on BT will provide O2 all 4G services and it will help O2 get better and wider network capacity. BT has more secure spectrum in the 4G auction and it is in all potential for bringing in better services for network provider.
Additionally, BT will stay responsible for bringing O2 better back up and stronger connection between the network base station and the new network.

Old Merger Get Approval from Shareholders

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 25, 2013

On Wednesday the shareholders of MetroPCS Communications voted and approved a merger with U. S. 4th wireless service provider T-mobile USA. Though, they have softened their terms and conditions related to this after facing a huge resistance from activists shareholders.
This deal was declared in 2012 October. However, it had been held on up to first week of this month.

ZTE enters Into Android Patent Deal with Microsoft

Posted by Priyanka Wednesday, April 24, 2013

One of the World’s largest Smartphones manufacturers and China’s corporate giant ZTE has entered into a deal with Microsoft and has agreed to pay loyalty for its devices that come up with Google’s Inc’s Android and Chrome operating systems.
 
ZTE is among the hardware manufacturers who made a deal with Microsoft lately and said that it would start using Android. Google provides this free to handset manufacturers by using Microsoft technology.
 
However, Google along with its Motorola phone manufacturer unit are the most notable one who resist agreeing with Microsoft’s patent rights. This difference of opinions is likely to be settled soon which now depends on Seattle court’s verdict.
This latest deal with ZTE makes it clear that Microsoft has already signed deals with the top four out of the five largest Android phone manufactures.
Microsoft has already entered into patent rights deal with Samsung, LG and HTC. However, it has no deal with China’s fast-growing manufacturer Huawei though.

Users Want Larger Than Life Mobile Screen

Posted by Priyanka Monday, April 22, 2013

In a survey conducted all over the month of March 2013, mobile users have questioned about their present devices and what more they would expect from their mobile devices. The conductor of this survey was iGR and the other list of questions was related to what activity they do in their mobile devices and Tablets and how they would recommend the manufacturers for their dream devices.
However, one of the questions of main focus was about the screen size of the devices users love to use. This top the list of questions as iGR is focusing more on the mobile screen size itself. On smartphones even, people love using bigger mobile screen and they really want it when it comes down to shopping for a new device. 40% of the people who take this survey said that they would like to have the same size of mobile screen as they are having it right now; 21% of them want a much bigger screen. A few of them choose for smaller screen too.

All Winner A20 Brings In another Change In Mobile Market

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 18, 2013

The worldwide leader in mobile application and its designing, All Winner Technology has announced that they have started shipping many products that possess the world first dual-core ARM. It’s named as Cortex A7.
Thanking all customers the marketing director of this organization, said that they knew about this market demand for a better and more balanced processor for mobile application. And A20 is the product of this market research. He pressed that with A20, many brand would get a more balance, cost-efficient option for A20 has a better chipset and platform.
He added that this dual-core A 20 platform provides more market scope for many brands especially in the lower end and middle level of their products.

Smart watches are not new. However, the concept of this wearable device could come true due to many reasons. Some of them are not trendy and the rest has some flaws or the other. But, a silver lining is visible now. Over the last few months, many a top mobile device manufacturers are trying hard to make this dream project the truth of the day. And it can now change the way people used to think of smart watches. In 2013, it has been reported that more than 1.2 million watches will shipped.
The report has explained that this micro device would be categorized in four divisions. They are notification types, voice operational smart watches, hybrid smart watches, and completely independent smart watches. Now, it’s just few months away to grab a stylish and functionally best mobile device.

NAO (UK) is set to investigate into 4G cases

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, April 16, 2013

After the failure of 4G auctions to bring in expected level of revenue for the UK government,
the National Audit Office is all set to make a thorough investigation into the cases. Earlier
this year, the 4G auction earned or raised a fund. It was only 203billion pound. The bidders
who were successful are EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three. However, the amount was less by
1.2 billion pound as forecasted by the treasury.

Guardian magazines reports that the NAO’s officers are going to make through study of
this failure and are going to dig up the entire earth to find out the reasons why this failure
took place. They are two officers who are going to conduct this and they would make “value
for money” study. They added they by facing a failure in this project, the government has
failed to get the expected result. And this is why they want a clear analysis of the study.

On the other hand, Ofcom commented that instead of focusing much on the collecting
amount, they were more concerned about the competitive market prevailing all across the
United Kingdom.

Goodman has been quoted as saying by the Guardian that serious questions related to the
failure of this auction on 4G happened even after the government has reported something
else just a month earlier.

O2 Comes Up With New Tariff Plan

Posted by Priyanka Friday, April 12, 2013

O2 has announced the launch of a new 24 month tariff, O2 Refresh, designed to allow customers to upgrade their device at any time during their contract.
 On Refresh customers will be able to separate their airtime agreement from the handset cost and, as a result, replace the device whenever they wish after paying off any balance remaining on the original handset.
It claims the new tariff, which is available from Tuesday,‘simplifies’ the subsidy model and allows customers to pay off how ever much of the phone price they want to upfront, reducing monthly payments.

The airtime side of the deal will cost either £12 a month for 600 minutes, unlimited texts and 750MB of data; £17 for unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data or £22 for unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 2GB of data.

Huwai Comes With An Entry Level Smartphone G510

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 11, 2013

Huwai is going to launch an entry level smartphone. It claims that this particular phone is its most powerful low-to mid-tier devices and its going to be released by April 12th.
According to sources, this device is coming up with a 4.5 inch screen, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 170mAh battery back-up.
Moreover, it has a five megapixel camera, runs on Android Jellybean 4.1 and gives a push for enhancing video and gaming experience.

Micro-P Gets a New MD

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Micro-P has appointed a new managing director. He was the sales director previously. And he is the
present managing director.

Micro-P has promoted its sales manager Paul Bryan to this managing director post. Gerry O-Keeffe
has been replaced and this new MD. He is the person who will now feel the newly created role of group
managing director.

The organization is hopeful this newly-appointed MD would surely make big difference for the business
and the overall growth of the company.

UK has Some Serious Concern Over Mobile Goods Counterfeit

Posted by Priyanka Monday, April 8, 2013

Otter Box, a Smartphone case developer in the UK has come up an announcement; it has developed a new wing for you encountering serious issues like mobile goods counterfeiting.
The value of such imitated goods is roughly 1.3 billion pound a year in the UK and approximately 731 pound a year in the Ireland.
Online shopping has given hiked to infringement of these goods according to this organization. This is why they have launched this wing.
It has added that its Brand protection department would start working with sales monitor online which will work quite like the protection cells of amazon.com and ebay.com and this way they are planning to stop these dealing of infringement of mobile goods.

Samsung’s New Profit Forecast

Posted by Priyanka Friday, April 5, 2013

A new report has come out that states that Samsung is expecting a 53% hike in profit in the same quarter last year. The amount they are forecasting is almost Won 8.7 trillion.

However, they have accepted the fact that their profit would go down by 8.8 trillion which is marking the end of highest profit earning quarters in a successive period. Its sales are said to be as much Won 52 and this is also a hike of 14%. They would be able to get higher profit margin in this way.

Mobile Phones Complete Today A 40-Year Journey

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 4, 2013


Today is being celebrated all over the world as the 40th Anniversary of the first mobile phone device. In the city of New York the first call was made with a Motorola handset. The first caller was an employee of Motorola, Martin Copper.
However, that device was not as technically advanced as today’s. It was a nine inch long device with 1KG weight and used to take 10 hours time for recharging for only 35 minutes talk time.
It was the US where these mobile devices were used in cars. And it became almost commonplace in 50s and 60s

Micro-P, a B2B and retail distributor has launched a new and dedicated division for IT and mobile accessories division. In order to help its partners, it opens a new division which they call Attach. It will help its partners to drive their sales.
On the behalf of the organization, it has been said that new division would advise its resellers on accessories and it would substantially help them get better opportunities for maximizing their cross-selling scope too.
They are expecting to get their customers and partner a better way of business expansion.

A report shows that BlackBerry loses 3m customers in just three months to March 2 2013. However, this lose haven’t yet impacted its profit-margin. Interestingly, BlackBerry makes a profit rise from $14m to $94m in the Q4.

At the end of the previous quarter, BlackBerry had a customer base of 79m which has now come down to 76m. Even, the revenue for it’s the third quarter was 2% higher than the revenue for its Q4. By the end of Q3, BlackBerry revenue was 2.7billion. However, the Q4 revenue figure points a slowdown in revenue generation by 36% in compare to the same period last year.


 
 By January 31 2013, BlackBerry dispatched one million BlackBerry 10 units to the UK and the rest 5m smartphones were shipped the world over.

This manufacture looks forward to launching an extensive marketing campaign in Q1 which will be followed by the global release of BlackBerry 10. They expect a 50% increase of sales sequentially.

With Mobile Phone, Commuters Are Texting More

Posted by Priyanka Friday, March 29, 2013

With the advent of short messaging system or sms, commuters are texting more these days. They keep on texting even while driving and that’s exponentially enhancing the popularity of texting. Even three years ago, the picture wasn’t like this. They just want to keep in touch with their friends, family and acquaintances by texting them.
However, this is not a good behavioral and involves a good amount of risk. None can deny the chances of life risk in it. Survey reports are dreadful and they showcases that 6 out of 10 persons keep on texting throughout the day and even while on the drive.

Samsung Kick starts Its Connected Wrist Watch Development Project

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, March 21, 2013

With a new and innovative project of developing “connected wrist watch” Samsung is just on the heels of Apple INC.

According to sources, Samsung is going to develop connected wrist watch which is likely to be a part of its Galaxy range.

The Vice-President of Samsung mobile Lee Young Hee has confirmed this news. He gave nod to the report that they are working on “smartwatch” and this report was published in a Bloomberg report.

Samsung Smartwatch

However, rumors are there in the air and it’s about naming of the device as Galaxy Altius.

Hee haven’t come up with any specifications. However, the news giant Reuters has revealed a fact about it and according to it, it’s all about its features which have similarities with Samsung smartphones. He added that they had been preparing for the watch product for so long.


This news comes after Apple Revealed that it’s too working on a development project of a watch which will perform many of the functions of the iPhone and iPad.

BlackBerry Comments on Apple Operating System

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Although Apple is an iconic smart phone designer and seller, the CEO of BlackBerry is of another opinion. According to him, Apple’s design is fine; it lacks updated operating system. 

The CEO of BlackBerry Thorsten Heins is becoming critical of the Apple’s operating system by commenting on it as “outdated”. While addressing a gathering in Australia, he added that Apple had really done a great job by bringing in touch screen devices. But, the iOS is just five years old.

Quite dramatically, this comment from the BlackBerry CEO came out a week after the Apple CEO said iOS still had the magic in it. Heins added that BB is discussing with various platforms for getting new, innovative and updated applications for its BlackBerry 10. On behalf of the company, he was proud enough to announce that by the end of this there would be almost 1, 00,000 apps available on BlackBerry platform. Now, there are total 70,000 apps already available. The launch is purely for the US market, he added.  

However, after giving all due respect to Apple, he said their operating system is now five years old.

Sony's New Mobile Offering

Posted by Priyanka

One of the most exciting news around the corner is that Sony has already broadened its range of generation next smartphones with a name of Xperia. By releasing an affordable device 4G and with the best camera ever, this smartphones manufacturer is expecting that it would be well received by its fan globally. 

Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L
 By the end of June 2013, Sony is going to release another set of devices with the names of Xperia SP and Xperia L. The Former one is 4G devices and has got 4.6 Inch HD reality display. Moreover, it has an 8 megapixel camera. More importantly, Sony has declared that a transparent element and that keep on changing its color to indicate text message and incoming call.


One of the giant mobile service providers, BlackBerry today confirms that it is going to keep its commitment for providing security for business work and personal work separately. They are planning to achieve this by hiring a third party platform called Secure Work Space for iOS and Android. It will deal with the security part of this decade old security space. 

There is an update for BlackBerry Enterprise 10 will shortly come up with an extended security version. It’s planned to be used for data-in-rest and data-in-transit and thereby provide separate and competent security for work and personal data on the mobile platform. It includes secured client applications for mailing, gets you a calendar, contacts tasks and its manager, secured browsing and document editing for all device.

 


 BlackBerry offers you get better and compromise-free separation of work and personal data security. This is what mobile audiences need at the hour- says the David J Smith , EVP, Enterprise Mobile computing

China Mobile Ltd Profit is high just by 2.7%

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, March 14, 2013



Chinese Press report shows that China Mobile Ltd has a hike in profit of only 2.7% in 2012. According to previous report, this is the slowest one in the last three years. Moreover, the reason is quite valid behind this. This world’s largest operator has been made crippled by the low-end users and high handsets subsidies.
Chinese Mobile phones


The net increase this year is 129.3 billion Yuan from 125.87 billion Yuan in the previous year. This has been reported on behalf of the company. This statement has been made by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Thursday. As per the statement this is an unfortunate rise this year which is just only 2.7%.

The net profit of the previous year was sharply better than that of this year. It was 127.4 billion Yuan. This is the first time fell in profit since 2009 according to Reuters.

Sony Says 2013 is a Great Year Ahead

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Sony manufacturers are saying that 2013 is going to be one of the biggest years for their 40 million pound campaigning for Xperia Z. They are advocating that it’s the biggest advertising even in the history of their 12 years manufacturing and distributing campaign.


Sony Xperia Z
On March 1, the Sony Xperia Z went on sale in the UK and they added it’s only the beginning. This year will see many other releases of Xperia devices and most importantly the release of Xperia Tablet which is all set to be released in Q2.
The President of this company of the north-western Europe region says that he wants to elevate the position of Sony to the third biggest rank in the world as smartphone and tablet manufacturing organization by the end of this year.
Declaring 2013 as its “comeback and beyond” the management says that this 2013 campaign is the heart of their plan and with it they would broaden the image of Sony brand, and revamp the passion among customers who love it.

Basekit Brings A New Mobile Website Builder Platform

Posted by Sonu Kumar Wednesday, March 6, 2013


With almost 5 years of experience under its belt, Basekit has launched a new website building platform for all its users. The ease and prompt quality of this website building platform is making it a heck of lot easier for users. Added to these trendy features, this platform brings all large tools and SMB’s for creating a fully functional website.

Of late, it has been observed that almost every user has a Smartphone or tablet. They prefer surfing internet through these devices which in turns makes it compulsory for every online entrepreneur to get one such mobile website. This is why this platform can be taken into consideration and admittedly, fetches you all benefits needed. 

Background of Basekit-

In order to bring in a breakthrough way of processing and creating websites, this platform was launched as early as 2008. The three founders of this platform found that the way of creating traditional websites using various software and applications was limited, tedious and moreover, it takes much time.  With this idea in mind, you can surely go ahead and get a working website even if you have no technical skills. 

The Three unique features of this platform-

Text Adjustments- The newly introduced platform, website owners get an option to adjust the style and font size of the website texts and make it easily visible for you and your users. 

Call Me Button- This platform provides you a facility with the help of which your users would take less time to contact you over the phone. It would give all potential way to get in touch with your users. 

Image Optimization- This is an in-built process which provides you all facilities for minimizing images and load contents as easily and fast as with the desktop website. 

Basekit with this new platform stretching its helping hands for website owners all across the world.

DudaMobile Comes Up With New Builder Site

Posted by Sonu Kumar Sunday, March 3, 2013


The giant mobile do-it-yourself website builder company has launched another big version of their website to make it faster and easier for its users. This popular portal that has already a three million support has taken this step in order to reach out to the wider audience.

The CEO of the company Mr. Dennis Mink said that they were very excited to launch this new version to stretch a helping hand to their users by making their make your existing site into a mobile one easier. He added that they realized this overtime and come to fix all issues and create this portal more accessible for their users. It would help you easily.

When he came to explain, he made it clear that apart from the aesthetic and appearance related issues, this time DudaMobile has made it easier for building a website easy-to- navigate. Firstly, the entire time taken for publishing website has been reduced substantially. Less time, more work. 

Secondly, it has a new tool option called “Add Page”. Mobile website owners now can easily create a page and get a real easy way to add a page to their mobile site. It would be better for developers too.  Third and the most important one is you get various backgrounds to add to your mobile site. It would give you all what you need for changing the appearance of your website. Be careful about it and get a better mobile site.

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