Weekly Newsletter - 22nd October

The week started with Google updating translate for Android, with 14 different languages, news reached One Mobile Ring that one in six mobile phones in Britain is contaminated with faecal matter. The iPhone 4S got taken completely apart and analysed, Nokia launched the affordable 603 mobile phone with NFC and a range of colourful backs. O2 began trialling VoIP technology, whilst Research In Motion offered compensation for their service outage. We published a feature on all the Apple iPhone 4S, with all the mobile networks’ costs compiled in an easy to read table, for the whole contract duration and four million iPhone 4S were sold in first weekend.

Earlier on in the week, One Mobile Ring published a feature on What could Research In Motion do to stop the BlackBerry blackout happening again?, Apple iPhone 4S Siri voice command feature became added to last year’s iPhone 4 and Research In Motion leaked two unannounced phones on own website. Samsung launched a new IM client for Android mobile phones, where mobile phone calls will soon be possible on board aircrafts from Gatwick airport and Samsung sold 30 million Galaxy S mobile phones.

Midweek, Motorola unveiled the Razr mobile phone and we posted pictures and video of the Razr. Samsung announced the Galaxy Nexus and we published pictures and video of the Galaxy Nexus. Google launched Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0, where OMR published Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 features – listed, noted, explained and with screen shots, where Research In Motion announced the next version of its mobile phone operating system.

Towards the end of the week, Nokia 800 mobile phone running Microsoft Windows Phone 7 was leaked, Motorola Razr arrival date announced and cost as November 1st and £454.80. Mobile phone networks Three, Vodafone and O2 will all be selling the Samsung Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 Galaxy Nexus handset, Spotify became available for Research In Motion BlackBerry mobile phones, ARM announced Cortex-A7 CPU as its most energy efficient processor. Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be arriving second week of November with a cost of £514.80, Facebook released Messenger app for Research In Motion BlackBerry mobile phones and Motorola Razr thin Android mobile phone uses Apple’s SIM card design.

At the end of the week, Duracell portable USB charger arrived for mobile phones with a 5 hour battery life, Asus Eee Pad tablet with a slide out keyboard is to go on sale next week, the Desktop office iPhone is now available, Motorola Razr thin mobile phone will soon be available on O2 and Orange updates SIM only tariffs.

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The biggest story of the week came from Google, who launched Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 and as the successor to Android ‘Gingerbread’ 2.3 - which will first be found running the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

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The next most significant piece was when Samsung announced the Galaxy Nexus and as the world’s first Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich based mobile phone.

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The third largest news item came from One Mobile Ring publishing a feature on - Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 features – listed, noted, explained and with screen shots/

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The following most significant story was the Nokia 800 mobile phone running Microsoft Windows Phone 7 becoming leaked.

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The fifth biggest piece was when Motorola Mobility company launched the Android based thin Razr phone, with a 7.1mm thickness, a tough screen and robustness unseen in other devices.

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The next most significant news came when Research In Motion announced compensation for the recent service outage to their users, which resulted in the intermittent loss of email, web browsing and the BlackBerry messenger service.

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The seventh largest story was RIM inadvertently making public a pair of upcoming BlackBerry handsets, from their own website - with a new touch screen Curve and Bold.

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The following most significant item came from Apple, who announced that in just three days since the new iPhone 4S handset went on sale, four million devices were sold of the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models – in total.

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The penultimate piece of news was when London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Queen Mary, University of London released findings of the UK-wide study, where one in six mobile phones in Britain is contaminated with faecal matter.

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Originally published at OneMobileRing.com

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