iPhone app: Gmail Alerts

by Dan Lane 9th October 2009

GMail Alerts (iTunes link) is an iPhone app and service that uses Apple’s push notification service to notify you of new mail arriving in your GMail account. Now I know what you’re going to say… “why would I use that? GMail supports push on the iPhone natively now” and yes, I thought the same thing […]

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3 add contract rates to MiFi offering

by Ben Smith 9th October 2009

In addition to the 1-month contract and ‘ready to go’ option (pre-pay with a bundled top-up) announced with the launch of 3′s MiFi they have now added some more ‘traditional’-looking contract options too: 18-month contracts for 1GB and 5GB per month. The two new tariffs include the ’3G broadband over WiFi’ device for free, but […]

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Is it Christmas? Samsung's brought a turkey [Samsung Galaxy (again)]

by Ben Smith 8th October 2009

Just when I thought the Samsung Galaxy (GT-I7500 to its few friends) couldn’t disappoint any more… I discovered it could.  Software updating (or rather the lack of it) adds a world of pain to the already disappointing experience. A few weeks ago I blogged my excitement and then disappointment with the Samsung Galaxy – its […]

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Goodbye to the Blackberry 8520

by Ben Smith 8th October 2009

We’ve had this Blackberry for a while now and both Vikki and I have tested it.  It’s been a bit of a love/hate experience for me though. It’s certainly a good device, but only for a very specific user.  Here’s a quick re-cap of the good and the bad… The good: Form Factor: It has […]

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Blackberry Storm 2: Snapped in Carphone Warehouse Store display [Updated]

by Ben Smith 7th October 2009

There’s been plenty of spy shots of the Blackberry Storm 2, which is rumoured to be arriving on Verizon and Vodafone UK this October, but our eagle-eyed spies (well, friend of the site Dan Carter from at World of Nokia) has spotted this display at a Vodafone Carphone Warehouse store which shows an official image […]

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Vodafone Live!, not available on the N86 [UPDATED]

by James Whatley 7th October 2009

POST UPDATED 12/10/09 – Scroll to the bottom of the article for the latest… Vodafone, oh Vodafone, why do you upset me so? Regular readers of my work will know that I have an ongoing love affair with Vodafone UK, or ‘Big Red’ as I affectionately call her. We’ve had our ups, our downs and […]

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Nokia & Dopplr, sitting in a tree…

by James Whatley 5th October 2009

K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Ten days ago reports were coming in that Nokia had purchased the super smart online travel sharing service, Dopplr. The one liner that I dedicated to it in my last post ended with ‘apparently’. This was an addition which, at the time, made perfect sense. You see, at the time of writing, the story […]

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The Reading List: Sat 3rd October

by Ben Smith 3rd October 2009

Welcome to a new feature we’re testing on The Really Mobile Project from this week… The ‘Reading List’. The Reading List is a short selection of the stories that interested us over the last week for you to browse over brunch / a pint / in the park with your cider in a paper bag […]

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