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UFO speakers land in U.K.

(Credit: Miidio) As they continue to morph into music devices, phone makers have made significant strides in portable speakers over the last year. But all too often they’re still too big to carry around easily, with even the most compact models often larger than the phone itself. At the …

 
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'iLuv,' the blowfish of accessories

(Credit: iLuv) Fugu Swarovski crystals are like fugu, the Japanese blowfish–they can be a delicacy in small doses, but the slightest overdose can cause paralysis and agonizing death. That was our first thought, anyway, upon viewing samples from the iLuv’s new i80 series of overdone accessories. It wasn’t …

 
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Inside Vodafone Land

Vodafone makes itself known at GSMA (Credit: Kent German/CNET Networks) Just to tease myself I stepped into the Vodafone pavilion at the GSMA World Congress. I knew I’d come out with pangs of jealousy but it’s important to see what the rest of the world’s carriers …

 
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Alcatel, where are you?

Alcatel phones in the company's booth (Credit: Kent German/CNET Networks) At last year’s CTIA cell phone show, French telecom giant Alacatel announced that it was entering the U.S. and Canadian handset market. It showed off a gallery of phones and even staged a fashion show. …

 
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Photos: Samsung at GSMA

Samsung Soul (Credit: Samsung) Samsung gave us a lot of look at the GSMA World Congress and we’ve rolled them up here in a Samsung slide show. The company unveiled a long list of handsets, with the star attraction being the new Samsung Soul. As the company’s “flagship …

 
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Snap Instant Communicator: The Web intercom

The Snap Instant Communicator is one of the weirdest little gizmos I’ve seen in a while. It’s a push-to-talk intercom system that runs on your PC and that only works when the Snap hardware console–which is just a few buttons, a speaker, and a microphone–is plugged in to …

 
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GSMA Day 2 Wrap-up

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 (Credit: Crave Asia) Phone madness continues on in Barcelona, Spain as the second day of GSMA Mobile World Congress comes to a close. Vodafone’s CEO says he sees the mobile web as the future, Microsoft announced MSN Direct availability on Windows Mobile devices, and Yahoo launches OneConnect, …

 
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Taking a walk with a Google Android prototype

Google’s Android platform has emerged as one of the sleeper hits of the GSMA World Congress in Barcelona. Though it exists only in prototype, show attendees are flocking to the Texas Instruments, Qualcomm and ARM booths were demos are available. The TI booth was was packed to the gills …

 
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Have a ball with these Sony Ericsson Bluetooth speakers

Sony Ericsson MBS-100 Bluetooth speakers (Credit: Sony Ericsson) While scanning the Sony Ericsson booth at the GSMA World Congress, we noticed this eye-catching item in the accessories case. The ball-shaped Sony Ericsson MBS-100 Bluetooth speaker goes far beyond what we normally see in cell phone speaker design. Designed for use …

 
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Samsung's unveils P960, G10

Samsung SGH-G810 (Credit: Samsung) As is its usual custom, Samsung has made quite a killing at the GSMA World Congress. Though its announcements aren’t quite as exciting as those from Nokia or Sony Ericsson, it certainly made a respectable showing. Besides its new Soul, the company also unveiled the …

 
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Samsung shows off F400, F490, F480

Samsung SGH-F400 (Credit: Samsung) At trade shows such as the GSMA World Congress, Samsung has a tendency to beat us over the head with new cell phones. At the 2008 event, Samsung didn’t let us down. The company showed off almost more than 20 handsets, many of which are …

 
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T-Mobile promises 3G by summer; Android phone, Austrian iPhone by end of year

Almost every U.S. T-Mobile customer wants to know when the carrier will be activating its 3G network. After all, it is the only major carrier in the United States not to offer 3G. Though it has slowly begun introducing 3G-capable handsets, the carrier has remained maddeningly vague on when …

 
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