Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 gets software update

Good news for X10 owners – Sony Ericsson has announced the release of a major firmware update for their Android flagship. From The Sony Ericsson Product Blog: This update will be gradually rolled out across our markets over the coming weeks, pending the completion of quality approvals for individual markets and operators. The first updates are now live across selected markets. Please check with your local Sony Ericsson customer support when the upgrade will be available for your market and network. When the update is available in your market you…

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Skyfire cuts off most countries

Mobile Royale reports that Skyfire sent out a notice to the effect that their proxy-based browser will be focused on only Canada, United States and United Kingdom for now. As such, they are cutting off the rest of the world. I have not been a big fan of Skyfire, but this is bad news for lots of mobile web users. An excerpt from the mail reportedly sent by the Skyfire team: As, of July 1st, 2010 Skyfire will no longer be providing service in your country for the windows mobile…

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Nokia N900 gets Android 2.2 (Froyo) ahead of many droids

You have to give it to the Nokia N900. It ranks among the most versatile phones ever – if not actually sitting at the top of the list. While many droids are still stuck on version 1.5, 1.6 and 2.1, the Maemo-powered device has had Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) ported to it. This dude has had OSx, Ubuntu and now Android ported to it. Perhaps we will see Windowsphone 7 when that is available? Who cares anyway? This device is a true herald of what mobile computers will become –…

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Nokia says you can hold your phone anyhow you like

You have to give it to the guys over at Nokia Conversations. They have a tongue-in-cheek article in which they go into details about how you are free to hold your Nokia phones in a variety of ways without impacting signal reception. By now, you know what iDevice the jab is at. And it is a pretty good one too. An excerpt: The key function on any Nokia device is its ability to make phone calls. After all, that’s why we know them universally as mobile phones (or smart phones,…

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Etisalat Nigeria hits 3.5m subscribers

Technology Times reports that with the expansion of its network across the 36 states in the country, Etisalat Nigeria has gained over 3.5 million active subscribers. According to the report, CEO, Etisalat Nigeria, Steven Evans, made this disclosure to attendees at an international forum when he made a presentation on “Enhancing Competition to Extend Connectivity to as Many People as Possible” at the West and Central Africa Com held recently in Dakar, Senegal. Read the full news report. Loading…

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