January 25, 2008
VERIZON WIRELESS FLIPSHOT
Photo: The Verizon Wireless FlipShot(TM) by Samsung is now available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide USA. The Verizon Wireless FlipShot by Samsung comes in either red or black and features a 3.0 megapixel built-in camera with Digital Zoom, a rotating display for optimal viewing while in camera mode,and more. |GlobalGiants.com|
January 5, 2008
Neonode N2 Mobile Phone to Launch in US Market
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 4 -- Neonode (NASDAQ:NEON) , the Swedish mobile communications brand that designs and develops intuitive technologies and products will launch their latest mobile phone Neonode N2 in the US in 2008. The cutting-edge phone utilizes exclusive neno user interface and zForce optical touch screen technology, offering users an intuitive and easy to navigate experience.
The most recent development in mobile phone technology is the emerging popularity of the touch screen. Neonode N2 uses the most advanced touch screen technology, the zForce optical touch screen. It doesn't need any hard pressure or stylus, but works quickly and accurately by reacting to sweeping and tapping signals on the screen. The intuitively organized user interface, neno, also enables the applications and contents to be accessed fast and easily.
Neonode N2 has been launched in Europe during the autumn to critical acclaim. Neonode N2's United States phone carrier and retail availability will be announced the second quarter 2008. Neonode will be showcasing Neonode N2 mobile phone, as well as their intuitive technologies at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 7-10. |GlobalGiants.com|
December 25, 2007
Nokia World 2007: Nokia outlines its vision of Internet evolution
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - At the annual Nokia World conference this month, Nokia outlined its vision for the mobile industry, predicting rapid change driven by the convergence of mobility and the internet, and the need for the industry to make an increasing contribution to environmental sustainability.
In his keynote address, Nokia president and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo highlighted Nokia's commitment to driving both trends. Speaking to an audience of some 2,700 delegates who had gathered in Amsterdam to experience Nokia's vision of the mobility industry's future, Kallasvuo said: "We are at the dawn of a new era in mobile communications driven by the rapid convergence of the internet and mobility, and Nokia is setting the pace of change. But with market leadership in an industry of this scale also comes responsibility," he said. "We are committed to taking a leading role in increasing environmental awareness and performance right across the industry, creating further products and services that help people make more sustainable choices. It is both the responsible thing to do and it makes good business sense."
During the event the company announced Nokia Comes With Music, a revolutionary program that enables people to buy a Nokia device with a year of unlimited access to millions of tracks from a range of great artists - past, present and future. Once the year is complete, customers can keep all their music without having to worry about it disappearing when their subscription is over. |GlobalGiants.com|
December 17, 2007
mywaves Delivers Free Mobile Video via Nokia's Download! Content Catalog
mywaves, a mobile video destination for consumers, today announced that mywaves will be available in Download!, the Nokia content catalog available on a variety of Nokia handsets shipping this year and next. With the mywaves application, Nokia phone owners will be able to easily find and watch their favorite videos from around the globe, set up their own channels and be entertained on the go with the latest videos on the web. |GlobalGiants.com|
mywaves Socializes Mobile Video, Enabling Global Community to Connect and Discover New Entertainment on the Go
mywaves, a mobile video destination, today launched a major release of its free mobile video service that enables users to connect with their friends and the mywaves community, showcase their entertainment interests and share their favorites -- all from their mobile handsets. mywaves rolls out a completely new version of the popular mobile video service that's packed with an array of features to help its users discover content by connecting them to an international mobile community of people with a shared passion for entertainment. |GlobalGiants.com|
December 6, 2007
VERIZON WIRELESS LG VX8350R RED
Photo: Sporting the same sturdy good looks and user-friendly features of the original LG VX8350, the LG VX8350R offers all of the services Verizon Wireless customers expect, wrapped in a glossy red finish. The LG VX8350R supports V CAST Video and V CAST Music, which gives customers access to more than 2.4 million songs that can be purchased and downloaded over-the-air directly to the handset. |GlobalGiants.com|
November 9, 2007
Sony Ericsson reveals compact K-series phone, geared to the Web
The new Sony Ericsson K660 packs landscape Web browsing and dedicated shortcut keys into a classy looking handset targeting a young Web-savvy audience.
London, UK - Sony Ericsson has announced the launch of the K660, an HSDPA ('mobile broadband') enabled phone with clever features like illuminated shortcut keys that only become active when surfing the Net, and desktop tickers that provide regular updates from your favourite websites; all designed to make Web browsing on the move as simple and convenient as at your computer.
Sony Ericsson K660 --
• Web Optimised (Landscape Browsing and Shortcut Keys) for easy surfing
• HSDPA for fast surfing, email and download
• Google Maps for Mobile
October 23, 2007
Nokia N81 8GB now shipping globally
Photo: Nokia N81
Photo: Nokia N81 8GB
Espoo, Finland, October 23, 2007 -- Nokia N81 and Nokia N81 8GB multimedia computers are now available globally. Designed for music and gaming, these devices come with dedicated music and game keys and are loaded with memory.
The 3D Multimedia Menu introduced in these devices is the first step to bringing a new user interface to the Nokia Nseries range. The new menu makes it easy to discover and enjoy your digital content and the Internet, and share your experiences with others.
The Nokia N81 and Nokia N81 8GB also offer the discovery of millions of tracks through the Nokia Music Store*. And, with their integrated Nokia Music Players, creating playlists. For enhanced sound quality, compatible high-quality headphones or speakers can be used with the standard 3.5mm headphone connector. |GlobalGiants.com|
October 14, 2007
Sony Ericsson introduces the K630 - turbo 3G and e-mail on the move.
London, UK - Sony Ericsson has announced the K630, a stylish all-rounder fully packed with all the features needed for managing work life as well as one's favorite pictures, video and music.
Available in two colors - Havana Gold and Quick Black - the new Sony Ericsson K630i keeps you in control, fully informed and entertained at all times. Weighing in at only 97 grams, the K630 delivers a PC-like Web surfing experience in a pocket-sized frame.
K630's 2.0 megapixel camera is always on-hand to shoot still pictures or moving images. These can be instantly shared with friends via MMS, email or postcard; or by uploading them to an online gallery.
The phone features an in-built Media Browser, meaning that there is just one location on the K630's menu to launch the music player, video player or photo gallery, and so access all of your in-phone content. The K630 comes complete with new Media Manager software in-box to let you easily move your favorite music, photos, videos and more between your PC and your phone. Music tracks or video clips are automatically converted into phone-friendly formats. |GlobalGiants.com|
October 11, 2007
Special Edition of the New Motorola RAZR2 : GlobalGiants.com
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) today announced a special edition of the new RAZR2, available in limited quantities. The signature RAZR2 form factor has been re-imagined and reconfigured in the luxurious materials -- bathed in gold and clothed in snake-like skin, and includes a full suite of features and accessories for conscious consumers.
• Elegant 18K gold-plated accents showcase a luminous, black slate,
vacuum metal finish.
• A soft-touch back, embossed with a sensual snake skin texture.
• Ultra-slim design at 12.05 mm.
• Luxurious details such as elegant pin stripes on the CLI lens, an
engraved diamond-cut pattern on the sideband and a linear etching on
the navigation wheel.
RAZR2 V8 Luxury Edition is expected to be available beginning in the fourth quarter of 2007 in select regions. |GlobalGiants.com|
September 25, 2007
MOBILE IMAGING AND PRINTING CONSORTIUM: Knicks City Dancers Up Close and Digital
Photo: KnicksCityDancers Up Close and Digital: Sponsored by MIPC (The Mobile Imaging & Printing Consortium) Digital Life 2007 attendees will have the opportunity to pose for camera phone photos with the Knicks City Dancers and walk away with their prints in seconds.
NEW YORK, Sept. 25 -- The Mobile Imaging and Printing Consortium (MIPC) announces that on Friday and Saturday, September 28-29, 2007, New York's Digital Life attendees will have the opportunity to pose for camera phone photos with the Knicks City Dancers and walk away with their prints in seconds.
MIPC will showcase how widely available technologies such as Bluetooth and PictBridge can unlock a world of convenience for cell phone users to capture photos on the go and get great results in their hands instantly. MIPC will demonstrate how users can gain the flexibility to go from shoot to print in just a few simple steps.
"You will be surprised by the ease and simplicity of today's camera phone printing solutions. Digital Life attendees will be able to capture their memories with The New York Knicks City Dancers and print them instantly to show their friends at home," said MIPC Board member and Kodak Senior Marketing Manager, Jack Rieger.
Canon, Epson, HP, Kodak, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung and Lexmark are among several major companies supporting the MIPC Mission. Ramon Garrido, MIPC Chairman and HP program director, said the consortium enables consumers to free their photos from their phones. "These representative companies have come together on behalf of the consumer to streamline the mobile imaging and printing process. It is the MIPC Mission to enable customers to easily print from their camera phones however, whenever, wherever."
The Knicks City Dancers will be appearing at New York's Digital Life Show in the MIPC booth of the Javitz Center on September 28 and 29 from 12pm to 4pm. MIPC is encouraging the visitors to have their pictures taken with the Knicks City Dancers and experience the ease of printing from camera phones firsthand.
The MIPC is a non-profit industry association founded in 2004 by Canon, Epson and HP, leading companies in home photo printing. The MIPC enables mobile printing solutions by fostering collaboration across the hardware, software and wireless technologies involved in mobile imaging and printing.
MIPC Members represent the most prestigious companies in the mobile imaging and printing space. Those represented companies include: Aplix Corporation, Brother Industries Ltd., Canon Inc., Cerience Corporation, Eastman Kodak Company, Fujifilm Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc., Lexmark International, Inc., MCCI Corporation, Micron Technology, Motorola Inc., NEC Corporation, Nokia, Olivetti, Olympus Corporation, Ricoh Company, Ltd., Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd., and Seiko Epson Corporation. |GlobalGiants.com|
September 20, 2007
Go Play: Nokia unveils new devices optimized for entertainment, music and games
London, UK -- Alongside the introduction of Ovi, the door to Nokia's new Internet services, Nokia has unveiled new mobile devices specifically optimized for entertainment, music and games. Each device offers dedicated music or gaming keys, expanded memory, large screens and extended battery performance to provide quick and easy access to entertainment content.
Nokia N81 8GB -- Entertainment made simple. With dedicated music and gaming keys, 3.5 mm headphone connector and 3G and WLAN connectivity, the Nokia N81 multimedia computer is a mobile entertainment powerhouse. With a sleek, polished surface and keys that light up when you activate them, accessing content on the 3D multimedia menu is fast and intuitive. Nokia N81 is configured to find, buy, manage and play music and games purchased from the Nokia Music Store and N-Gage games service.
Nokia N95 8GB: Stunning screen, massive memory. The Nokia N95 is a multimedia computer. With all the key features of its predecessor, including a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, built-in A-GPS, WLAN, HSDPA and an innovative 2-way slide, the Nokia N95 8GB now offers up to eight gigabytes of built-in memory. The N95 8GB also boasts a new luminous 2.8" QVGA display - one of the largest ever for a multimedia computer - so that watching videos, browsing the Internet or viewing maps is easy. With its expanded memory, the N95 8GB offers up to 20 hours of video or up to 6000 songs. The N95 8GB multimedia computer is expected to begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2007. |GlobalGiants.com|
September 19, 2007
AT&T INC. BLACKBERRY SHOT
Photo: AT&T customers will be the first in the U.S. to be able to buy the BlackBerry 8820, the first BlackBerry with built-in Wi-Fi capabilities, beginning Thursday, September 20. The BlackBerry 8820 will be available in AT&T retail stores nationwide, through AT&T's business-to-business sales organizations, online at wireless.att.com and through select national retailers. |GlobalGiants.com|
September 7, 2007
Apple Reduces Price of iPhone; Offers $100 Credit to Early Buyers : GlobalGiants.com
SAN FRANCISCO--September 7, 2007-- After receiving hundreds of emailed complaints from existing Apple iPhone customers angry about a steep price drop, chief executive Steve Jobs says the company will give a $100 credit to certain customers who bought the gadget.
Customers who purchased an iPhone from Apple or the iPhone's sole service provider AT&T and did not receive any rebates, will receive a $100 credit toward any purchase at an Apple retail store or on its Web site.
Earlier, Apple announced September 5 that it is on track to sell its one millionth iPhone™ before the end of September, and to make iPhone affordable for even more customers this holiday season, it is lowering the price of the most popular iPhone model with 8GB of storage from $599 to just $399.
"The surveys are in and iPhone customer satisfaction scores are higher than we've ever seen for any Apple product," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "We've clearly got a breakthrough product and we want to make it affordable for even more customers as we enter this holiday season." |GlobalGiants.com|
September 6, 2007
Photo: London, September 6, 2007 -- Motorola's much anticipated MOTORAZR2 is ready for its U.S. debut. Sleeker outside and more powerful inside, the next generation MOTORAZR is now available at several national U.S. wireless carriers and through Motorola's online store. (Photo Credit: Motorola Inc.) |GlobalGiants.com|
August 23, 2007
VERIZON WIRELESS MOTO Q MUSIC 9M : GlobalGiants.com
Verizon Wireless and Motorola, Inc. introduced the MOTO Q music 9m. Exclusively available through Verizon Wireless, the MOTO Q music 9m offers a sleek updated design, dedicated multimedia interface that offers V CAST Music capabilities, and the business sense of its predecessor -- the Motorola Q -- in one thin black and red package. (Verizon Wireless, Thomas Burke)
August 16, 2007
Virgin Mobile USA Says 'Aloha' With Debut of First LG Wireless Handset : GlobalGiants.com
Virgin Mobile USA, a top provider of no-annual-contract wireless phone services targeted at the youth market, today bids a warm welcome to the first LG Electronics handset to join its line-up, as the new Aloha cell phone makes its way to Virgin Mobile retailers across the U.S. this month. With a sleek clamshell design and metallic finish, the Aloha comes equipped with all the essentials, from real-music ringtones to multi-messaging capabilities -- at an attractive price point for all Virgin Mobile customers. |GlobalGiants.com|
August 15, 2007
The new Sony Ericsson K770 Cyber-shot™ phone : GlobalGiants.com
London, 15th August 2007. Sony Ericsson’s new K770 Cyber-shot™ phone, announced yesterday, is a digital camera, a photo album and an elegant phone all in-one. Still a phone first and foremost, it allows you to send and share your photos as soon as you’ve taken them.
At just 14.5mm slim and finished in a fashionable Truffle Brown, the K770 can take pictures as good as a standalone digital camera; pictures can be printed up to A4 size. The camera can also be used for video and comes with a powerful photo light for indoor photo-taking and filming. As with all Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot™ phones, ‘ease of use’ sits at the heart of the experience. To take a picture, just slide open the lens cover, find your subject and shoot. |GlobalGiants.com|
August 13, 2007
VERIZON WIRELESS MOBILE WEB 2.0 : GlobalGiants.com
Enhanced Features and Improved Design Provide Easier Access to Top Content from ESPN, Bank of America, USA TODAY, MapQuest, and More.
Mobile Web 2.0(SM) from Verizon Wireless just got even easier to use as the company unveiled its new, redesigned service that makes it easier to get the information you want when you want it with new features and functionalities. Verizon Wireless customers with Mobile Web 2.0-capable phones, including the pictured Samsung SCH-u740, will automatically view the new redesigned portal when they navigate to Mobile Web 2.0. |GlobalGiants.com|
August 12, 2007
Sony Ericsson Walkman phone comes of age : GlobalGiants.com
The W910 is an HSDPA Walkman phone that is designed for entertainment; whether music, 3D games, video, or high-speed Web access. It’s also geared to let you choose your music, your way. Select Shake control and just flick the phone to control games or skip and shuffle between tracks. Or opt for SensMe™ and discover music to match your mood and tempo.
A potent combination of slim UMTS phone and high performance media player, the W960 Walkman phone packs enough punch for up to 8,000 songs and includes a Walkman™ player for finger-touch navigation around playlists on the large screen. The 2.6” display serves as an excellent viewfinder for a 3.2 megapixel camera and as a widescreen for watching video in TV quality. |GlobalGiants.com|