The persistent rumours that Sony is to release a PlayStation-based phone show no signs of abating as purported leaks continue to appear on gadget blogs. The most recent depicted a prototype design with a touch screen of around four inches, which slides up to reveal the traditional PlayStation buttons with a space in between, supposedly for a multi-touch touchpad... Read more
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The Walkman brand has shown incredible longevity since its inception more than 30 years ago. From cassettes to CDs, a brief flirtation with MiniDiscs, and now MP3s, Sony has subtly adapted the Walkman name to each changing form of technology. So it probably came as no surprise when Sony Ericsson expanded the Walkman series into mobile phones in 2005.
Now ... Read more
I recently attended a conference focused on mobile phones for the ageing population. I went with high expectations of learning more about a subject that I've developed a keen interest in over the past couple of years.
At Mobile World Congress I was profoundly affected by the challenges facing older users and wrote about my experiences. Perhaps my expectat... Read more
The buzz surrounding Android is inescapable at the moment. The progress the platform's made in less than two years is remarkable. With shipments now averaging over 100,000 units a day, it's entirely conceivable that Android sales will top 35 million globally in 2010. And that's just handsets. It doesn't include an abundance of new devices such as five-inch-plus ... Read more
I'm sure the average buyer walking into a phone shop considers a number of factors when deciding which device to buy. They might like the look of it, or its colour. Perhaps they favour one manufacturer over another. Or maybe there's just an attractive offer with a good price.
But what about the phone's name? I know it might seem mildly irrelevant, but ima... Read more