Sony Ericsson to drop "Ericsson" from name mid 2012, will focus on smartphones only
When Sony announced their plans to buyout Ericsson’s stake in their Sony Ericsson joint venture, it was sort of a given that it was only a matter of time before Sony dropped the Ericsson moniker from the brand and focus on pushing out Sony-branded products instead, much like how they’re gotten the ball rolling with their Sony-brand Android tablets, the Tablet S and Tablet P.
Sonim XP3300 Force officially "World's Toughest Phone"
Rugged devices tend not to have the most impressive specs in terms of hardware performance, but we’re guessing that those who require rugged devices probably aren’t too fussed about which company’s processor their device is running on and how big the camera’s sensor is. But when a rugged phone enters the Guinness World Records as the “World’s Toughest Phone”, it’s something worth checking out.
Vodafone Blue 555: a new dedicated Facebook feature phone
Vodafone has just launched a new phone in the UK and it’s not the typical phone we’ve come to expect. This time it’s a feature phone that features heavy Facebook integration – and by heavy we mean heavy. On the surface it looks a lot like the HTC ChaCha – a candy bar shaped phone that features a dedicated Facebook button. Except in this phone, known as the Blue 555, […]
Facebook for Every Phone released
Tired of not being able to use a native Facebook app on your feature phone while your friends casually show off Facebook on their iPhone or Android phones? While iPhone users might have a better Facebook experience than Android users with the default app – at least Android has an app. Well, feature phone users no long have to complain, as Facebook for Every Phone has finally arrived.Designed to run […]
In China, Adidas inspires phones
As if imitation shoes or phones weren’t enough – the latest Chinese Shanzai creation shows that even imitators have creativity too. Some manufactures have come up with a cellphone that looks inspired by an Adidas sneaker. They’ve even included the Adidas logo to make the phone look authentic. Sadly it’s no Android smartphone, but rather a feature phone with a 2.4″ (240 x 320) display, an MTK chipset with MP4, […]
Verizon Mobile Mail 4.0 brings Exchange support to feature phones
If you thought you could run away from being hooked to your corporate email by purchasing a feature phone, you might want to think again. Verizon has announced an update to its email solution for feature phones – Mobile Email 4.0. The latest version allows users to connect their non-smartphone devices to Microsoft’s Exchange environment, offering you push email and an integrated contact list. The service will set you back […]