Archive for the ‘Mobile Phones’ Category


Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

The iPhone is coming out in Australia. I'm not getting one until: 1. My iPod and/or phone conks. 2. The iPhone capacity exceeds my iPod - 30 gig. Sixteen gig is the current capacity. 3. I can buy outright. No monthly bill slavery for me!

Bluetooth phones getting cheaper

Friday, November 26th, 2004

From Engadget: Motorola’s V551 cameraphone with Bluetooth adn EDGE arrives at Cingular Posted Nov 25, 2004, 7:31 AM ET by Peter Rojas They first announced this phone way back in July, but Cingular has just started carrying the V551, an updated version of Motorola’s V550 cameraphone that comes ...

Political Nightmare

Saturday, October 9th, 2004

Driving to my boyfriend's house, I turned on the radio and heard it announcing that John Howard's Liberal Party appeared to have won the election. I heard Mark Latham's defeat speech. I heard it suggested that the Liberals nearly had the numbers to totally dominate the Senate for the first ...

Supersize the screen, please

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004

From the Sydney Morning Herald: Supersize the screen, please By Garry Barker September 23, 2004 The question now is, which of the two iMac screen sizes - 17-inch or 20-inch - will sell better. Early pulse-taking around Apple centres suggests that the 20-inch is the favourite, with buyers ignoring the $700 extra cost over the ...

Samsung shows ‘world’s first’ hard drive phone

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004

From The Register: Samsung shows 'world's first' hard drive phone By Tony Smith Published Monday 6th September 2004 11:42 GMT Samsung has shown what it claims is the world's first mobile phone that incorporates a hard drive. The SPH-V5400, unveiled today in Japan, includes 1.5GB of hard disk storage. That's barely more than you can ...

First Mobile Phone Virus Found

Wednesday, June 16th, 2004

From the Sydney Morning Herald: The first ever computer virus that can infect mobile phones has been discovered, according to anti-virus software developers. The French unit of the Russian security software developer Kaspersky Labs said that that virus - called Cabir - appears to have been developed by an international group of ...