Mark Bridge writes:
Next week is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – I’m sure don’t need me to tell you that! – and Nokia has given us plenty to talk about when we get there.
Not content with its efforts to put television on mobile phones, Vodafone has now launched a plug-in keyboard that turns your TV into a mobile phone.
The ‘Webbox’ is aimed at emerging markets rather than the UK, with Vodacom in South Africa preparing to start selling the Webbox next week.
The GSMA has reported some of the findings from its Spam Reporting Service, which ran from March through December last year with support from AT&T, Bell Mobility, KT, Korean Internet & Security Agency, SFR, Sprint and Vodafone.
The service, run by Cloudmark, collected and analysed text messaging threats and misuse that were reported by mobile subscribers.
With the message "Great design never goes out of fashion", Motorola Mobility has announced a new flip phone. It's called the Motorola Gleam and it shares many of the styling traits that were also seen on the RAZR series.
The phone has a 2 megapixel camera, FM radio, MP3 player and will display videos in full-screen landscape format on its 2.4-inch display.
T-Mobile and Orange are working together in the UK through Everything Everywhere… and now the parent companies are looking to cooperate elsewhere.
Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom-Orange have arranged talks to discuss the possibility of working together in the following areas: