MWC 2010: Day 3 Round Up

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Day 3 of MWC 2010 draws to a close, and today surprisingly saw quite a few animal-inspired devices. Obviously yesterday we had the Puma Phone, but today saw Sonim launch the XP2 Spirit with its sturdy sheet of protective "Gorilla…

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MWC 2010: Sonim XP2 Spirit phone launched for Ray Mears wannabes

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If you're big on extreme sports or just prone to regular bouts of butter fingered-ness then the Sonim XP2 Spirit, launched at MWC today, could save you a shed load on insurance. Sonim are no strangers to making rugged phones,…

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MWC 2010: Qualcomm set to bring colour video to the e-reader market

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Qualcomm, Qualcomm, Qualcomm; first you supercharge our smartphones with your Snapdragon processor, and now you're looking to beef up our e-readers too. How can we ever thank you? By writing this gushing post, obviously. Qualcomm have been working away…

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MWC 2010: Texas Instruments OMAP4 Blaze prototype packs in Android, dual-screens and a projector

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Here's one of the crazier items we've seen come out of Mobile World Congress this week, the Texas Instruments OMAP4 Blaze prototype. At first glance it looks like an oversized Blackberry, what with its curved shape and bottom set keyboard….

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MWC 2010: Facebook drops a dress size, goes "Zero" for mobile-lite version

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Facebook has announced that it will be releasing a text-only, low bandwidth version of their social network called Facebook Zero, designed specifically with mobile phones in mind. It should please users and network operators alike; Facebookers get a super-fast version…

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MWC 2010: "Mobile First" for Google, as smartphones take precedence

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A wave of change is on its way at Google HQ, if their MWC 2010 keynote speech is anything to go by. According to CEO Eric Schmidt, mobile software will be taking precedence over PC software in Google's roadmap. "The…

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MWC 2010: Day 2 Round Up

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Day two of Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is drawing to a close. Here's the round up of today's biggest stories, including HTC's latest range of smartphones and Orange's plans for crystal-clear mobile calls. HTC Legend gets UK release date, but…

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