Sony Ericsson officially is no more, hello Sony
Feb16

Sony Ericsson officially is no more, hello Sony

After many rumors saying that it would happen (spread over a couple of years, no less), last year in October Sony officially announced that it would be buying Ericsson’s stake in Sony Ericsson, the joint-venture established ten years earlier. But these things won’t actually happen with just the agreement between the parties involved. They have to be approved too. And today Sony has gathered all the necessary approvals from...

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Ericsson eStore is yet another mobile application store
Feb15

Ericsson eStore is yet another mobile application store

While Sony Ericsson has teamed-up with Samsung, LG and 24 major carriers to form the Wholesale Applications Community, one of its parent companies – Ericsson – has just announced its own application store for mobile phones, called Ericsson eStore. The Ericsson eStore is directly targeted at mobile operators rather than at end users – it allows carriers around the world to easily set-up and offer an application store to their...

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Ericsson, 3 Scandinavia to launch the world’s first 84Mbps HSPA network
Jan20

Ericsson, 3 Scandinavia to launch the world’s first 84Mbps HSPA network

While TeliaSonera already offers LTE / 4G services, Ericsson and 3 Scandinavia announced that they’ll be the first in the world to upgrade a 3G HSPA network from 21Mbps to 84Mbps. The two companies have singed a 3-yr agreement and they plan to start the rollout in the first half of this year. The 84Mbps HSPA network should cover most of Denmark, as well as four major cities in Sweden (most probably including Stockholm, Göteborg and...

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3 Scandinavia and Ericsson to launch Europe’s first 21 Mbps network in 2009
Dec08

3 Scandinavia and Ericsson to launch Europe’s first 21 Mbps network in 2009

Ericsson announced today that it has partnered with 3 Scandinavia in order to launch what will be Europe’s first 21 Mbps mobile broadband network.  Reportedly, 3 Scandinavia and Ericsson are working together to upgrade the current HSPA networks that 3 owns in Sweden and Denmark. In consequence, select regions from the two countries will benefit from the new and ultra-speedy network starting the first half of 2009. 3 was also the first...

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Ericsson to provide HSPA/GPS modules for Dell laptops
May13

Ericsson to provide HSPA/GPS modules for Dell laptops

In an online press release today the Swedish mobile company Ericsson announced their plans to supply HSPA/GPS modules for new Dell laptops, starting Q2 2008. HSPA (High-Speed Packet Access) is the world’s most widespread form of 3G broadband, capable of providing download speeds of up to 14.4 Mbit/s (in theory) and up to 7.2 Mbit/s in already existing deployments; according to Ericsson’s data, there are 185 commercial...

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Sony Ericsson BeiBei spotted in the wild wearing white
May05

Sony Ericsson BeiBei spotted in the wild wearing white

Sony Ericsson has been very tight-lipped so far about their new device, which is codenamed BeiBei, but fortunately we are lucky enough to keep finding interesting bits of information as the days pass by towards its still unknown launch and release date. Here we see the Symbian UIQ powered little number, sporting a different color from that which it had when it first appeared two weeks ago. The multitude of buttons are seen in full now...

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Sony Ericsson K660 and W580 dished out in new colors
Apr19

Sony Ericsson K660 and W580 dished out in new colors

Sony Ericsson’s sneaking two new colors for two of its mid-market handsets, the W580 and the K660. If you recall, the Sony Ericsson K660 was released a while back with a touch of magenta on its navigational pad section. And now SE is rolling it out with two new paint jobs, one being Cyan on Black while the other is Silver on Black. This will definitely reinforce the status of the handset as one “for the kids” and of...

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Ericsson U500 12 megapixel mobile Multimedia platform
Feb07

Ericsson U500 12 megapixel mobile Multimedia platform

I know that megapixel count in camera phone is not everything. It might be even true, that after you get to to 3-5 megapixel range, the megapixel count becomes one of the least important specs to describe the camera quality in a phone. But tell that to the marketing department of some cellphone vendor. For the guys and gals working there, it’s like saying saying that special effects and gadgets are not important in the next...

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