MWC 2010: Day 3 Round Up

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mwc day 3.jpgDay 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 Glass”, while Qualcomm have apparently been studying butterfly wings whilst developing their colour video compatible Mirasol e-reader prototype. Mental!

“Mobile First” for Google, as smartphones take precedence
Google’s focus looks set to shift from the desktop to the smartphone

Facebook drops a dress size, goes “Zero” for mobile-lite version
A picture free version of the social netowrk is set to launch

ARM want to turn your mobile into a credit card
New tech could see us ditching our cards in favour of Chip and Pin enabled smartphones

T-Mobile Pulse Mini brings Android to the table for under £100
Android 2.1 for less than the price of…er…100 packets of chips?

Texas Instruments OMAP4 Blaze prototype packs in Android, dual-screens and a projector
“Projectors dual screens and androids, oh my!”

Qualcomm set to bring colour video to the e-reader market
Qualcomm bring potentially game-changing tech to the e-reader sector

Sonim XP2 Spirit phone launched for Ray Mears wannabes
A hardy phone for adventurers and the butter-fingered alike

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Gerald Lynch