Mark Bridge writes:
To my mind, the Google Nexus One is just another Android-powered handset. It’s a very good Android-powered handset – and one that might dissuade me from my planned upgrade to a Motorola Milestone – but in reality it’s only another phone.
And, as I mentioned yesterday, I don’t think Google’s method of selling the phone is going to transform mobile retailing. Well, no more than the internet is doing already.
Because that’s not why the Nexus One has been created.
It's been reported that Vodafone UK won't be supporting the Visual Voicemail feature on the Apple iPhone when the device goes on sale next week. Visual Voicemail lets users check their voice messages via an on-screen 'inbox' rather than listening to voice prompts. The company has told customers that it has made a 'business decision' and has no plans to support visual voicemail in the near future. However, it also admitted there's been a lot of interest in the service.
A similar situation appears to have occurred in Australia, where Vodafone's iPhone customers didn't get Visual Voicemail until last year.
Bitstream's BOLT mobile browser has ended its inaugural year with 3.3 million downloads under its belt.
Since launching in early 2009 the browser has rendered more than 380 million web pages and delivered 109 million minutes of streaming video.