Devices/Gadgets

Phone Database to be set up

Last week the MCMC has shown its interest in creating a database of stolen phones to combat mobile phone theft problem. The MCMC plans to use the British Metropolitan Police experience, which implemented a similar database in 2002. According to the Royal Malaysian Police, about 100,000 phones were reported stolen last year. There could be another 100,000 phones stolen which ...

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Japanese lose weight with a mobile phone

The Japanese use their cellphone to lose wait….How? They capture the meal(with their camera phone) they are about to take and send it to an expert(nutritionists) for analysis and recommendation. Read more at CNN.

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iPhone for sale in China

The cloner has named this “iPhone” as P168. Can you differentiate which one is the real iPhone from the picture above…………………..? Its the one on the right….. According to Gizmodo, the P168 has six speakers for “surround sound”, 3.5-inch touchscreen, face keys, 1.3-megapixel camera (even though it says 2.0-megapixels on the back) and a microSD slot. Read more at Gizmodo ...

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Yahoo! Mobile Phone or Google Mobile Phone

If YOU were given a choice to choose between a Yahoo! mobile device and a Google mobile device, which one will you choose? According to a recent study by EQUS Group Inc. , most US consumers are willing to purchase a Google or Yahoo!-branded mobile device if and when they become available. Read full report here. But how about the ...

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MCMC to combat phone theft

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) plans to set up a database of stolen cellphones to combat phone theft. MCMC is currently studying the approach used by the British Metropolitan Police, which tracks stolen phones via the unique international mobile equipment identity code found in every phone. However, MCMC said it is unlikely the database would be available for ...

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2.5 Million Mobile Phones targeted by Samsung Malaysia

Samsung aims to increase the sales of its mobile phones to 2.5 million units this year compared with 1.6 million units last year. “The company aims to sell 5,000 units each of the new models within a month after their launch” Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd managing director/chief executive officer, Min Yong Ho, said after the launch of its Ultra ...

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iPhone gets green light from FCC in the US

Apple’s long-awaited iPhone has been given the go-ahead by the US government in time for its rumored June launch. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given Apple the thumbs-up and the device is now set for launch. While Apple has kept the exact launch date of its first mobile close to its chest, it’s widely believed to be some ...

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Top 10 phones for April 2007

1.Nokia N952.Nokia E653.Nokia 63004.Nokia 62885.Sony Ericsson W880i6.Sony Ericsson K800i7.Sony Ericsson W850i8.Nokia N739.Nokia N73 Music Edition10.Sony Ericsson W810iRead the full article here. Note: Results are based on readership as well as data collected from the major mobile operators in Singapore

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