Samsung, the world’s number two mobile phones manufacturer, has announced the launch of the Samsung Omnia W, the first company's smartphone based on the latest version of the Microsoft Windows Phone, also known as Mango.Read more
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Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) announced it will begin testing an offering of selected movies for purchase or rental through Warner Bros. Entertainment’s Facebook movie Pages. Consumers will be able to use Facebook Credits to buy or rent a title, all while staying connected to Facebook.Read more
Vonage has just introduced the Vonage Mobile application for Facebook, a new service that allows users to make free mobile calls to all of their Facebook friends who have the app, anywhere in the world, directly from their friends list.Read more
Poken has established itself as the social business card for staying connected. The Poken network makes it easier to connect and stay in touch with the people that you meet.
The first product is a fashion accessory that you can carry on your keychain and easily share your social media information by touching pokens and connecting with them on the poken platform.
"Many people easily forget name, I’m one of them, but we remember people more easily when we can see faces or key in on information that remind us of where we met them," says CEO and Founder, Stephane Doutriaux in an interview with Smartphone.Biz-News.com.Read more
The application allows Facebook users to visit the profile page of a Bell subscriber that has added the application and click on their Bell Video Call tab. From here, calls can be made from anywhere in the world to the Bell subscriber’s HSPA Video Calling handset; all at no cost to the caller.
The company claims it’s the first video calling application in North America that is fully integrated into Facebook.Read more
A recent Canalys consumer study looked at what features consumers are using on their phones. The main conclusions pointed out by Canalys are that customers on SIM-only contracts consume more data than their pre-paid counterparts, the use of data services is limited outside of smart phone owners, social networking on mobile phones remains a relatively small, but growing service and that many consumers will look for navigation services on their next mobile phone.
VoIP start-up fring has announced that it intends to accelerate its growth plans after completing a third round of funding.
Avi Shechter, fring co-founder and CEO, said a key objective is to make the free VoIP and IM service easier to use for mainstream "fringsters".
It was interesting to hear Eitan Linker, CEO of emoze, talk about his company’s efforts to introduce the mass market to mobile push email at the Showstopper event on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2009.
Emoze’s free software enables users to configure multiple mobile email accounts – and send and receive emails from corporate, personal and family accounts all on the same mobile.
Mobile operator 3 UK has unveiled the next-generation Skypephone handset, the 3 Skypephone S2.
The new device gives users access to Facebook, Google and Windows Live Messenger and enables free Skype calls and instant messaging.