Quality 3G howler

Mobile phones

Ok, so over the course of our less-than-glittering journalistic careers we’ll admit to having penned a howler or two. Fortunately though none of our little ferk ups are quite as spectacular as the story on Voda’s 3G launch on page 2 of today’s Daily Mirror.

The piece reads ‘Mobile users will be able to see each other for the first time thanks to a new generation of phones launched yesterday. Vodafone switched on its 3G services in 13 countries, promising new handsets would be "mini entertainment centres".’

‘Mobile users seeing each other for the first time!?’ Someone had better tell 3 subscribers who have been able to make video calls for the best part of two years now. The evidence is here.

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