Tag Archives: Phone

You can still buy the Ngage at Walmart

The Nokia Ngage was a big flop. It was too big and you had to hold it on the side for calls so it looked like you had a pie on your face. Despite this, apparently there’s still a few kicking around in the back of warehouses, as Walmart has it up on its site for sale, for $200 (£130). …

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O2 give your phone number to every website you visit

An enterprising fella’ has uncovered a sneaky scheme by UK mobile phone and broadband provider O2, that gives out a users mobile number whenever they visit a website on their phone. Those wishing to prove his claims can visit his test site here. If you go there using an O2 connected phone, without using WiFi, you should see your mobile …

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Filming US Government Officials is Legal

There has been quite a few instances in recent years in the UK and US where police and other officials claim that they arn’t allowed to be filmed doing their jobs. This has resulted in people getting arrested, molested and harassed by law enforcement; often merely for having a camera out. Now though, US courts have legislated that the act …

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Sony Releases Walkman Phone

The Sony Walkman was an iconic piece of 90s hardware that became a dominant force in the personal music player world. However, as with every piece of technology it eventually became outdated, outclassed and was summarily retired. Now though, Sony are resurrecting the brand for their latest entertainment based smart phone. Using the latest Android 2.3 operating system, the Walkman …

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S.W.A.P Rebel Smart Watch

Introduction It’s strange to think that there’s a generation of humans walking about that wouldn’t know what you meant by the gesture: tapping your wrist in a questioning manner. Watches, thanks to mobile phones, have mostly dissapeared though perhaps they’re going to be making a come back in other forms. The latest iPod nano comes in wrist watch form and …

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Microsoft Sells 400 Million Windows 7 Licenses

Microsoft has cleaned up with their latest operating system, selling an impressive 400 million Windows 7 licences since its release. In the first year of release, Microsoft managed to flog 240 million, so sales are still going strong; though that is taking into consideration OEM sales as well as consumers. These strong sales have apparently built the PC stake in …

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Orange T-Shirts Recharge your Phone

Orange is set to debut another new form of phone charging technology at Glastonbury this year, with a TShirt that is able to charge your phone by harvesting the power of sound. Players can simply plug their phones straight into the tshirt after they’ve absorbed enough sound energy. Orange will be taking results on which band produces the most chargeable …

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Mobiles and MP3 Players can Affect Planes, for real

While many people are sceptical over the fact that their mobile or MP3 player can affect aircraft systems, many pilots and airplane staff have been complaining, stating that over the past half decade that there have been many instances of autopilot, autothrust and landing gear issues thanks to passengers refusing to turn off their electronic devices. There have also been …

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Update will be Featurefull

Microsoft’s next planned update for the Windows Phone 7 platform will bring upwards of 500 features according to Steve Ballmer who hinted at some of these changes in his keynote speech at the 2011 Japanese Microsoft Developers Forum. “We came to market with Windows Phone a year later than I wish we had, shame on us.  But we’re moving forward very …

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