Monthly Newsletter - October

The month started with One Mobile Ring reporting the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S mobile phone is now available on Vodafone, the new BlackBerry Torch 9810 handset is free on Three and Carphone Warehouse announced a combined contract for tablets and mobile phones. Vodafone offered three months of unlimited data with a new mobile phone and Samsung launched a new Galaxy Android Honeycomb Tablet. We published a hands-on walkthrough and unboxing in pictures of the Huawei Blaze mobile phone, with a hands-on walkthrough in pictures and video of the Nokia 700 handset.

Earlier on in the week, OMR brought out a hands-on comparison in pictures of the Nokia Symbian Belle Vs. Symbian Anna operating systems, a Nokia Maps app has come to Windows Phone 7 mobile and O2 launched a walking application for phones. Research In Motion released a Microsoft SharePoint app for BlackBerry phones, Samsung announced the arrival date of the large 5-inch screen Galaxy Note mobile phone, the Luxury TAG Heuer Link mobile phone is now available to pre-reserve. We published the live blog of the iPhone 5 Event, courtesy of thinq.co.uk and Apple launched a new iPhone 4S mobile phone and OMR brought out pictures of the new Apple new iPhone 4S.

Mid-week, we published an easy to read table of the new Apple iPhone 4S Vs. Apple iPhone 4 and the HTC Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Radar and Titan handsets became available to buy. One Mobile Ring also brought out the Samsung Galaxy S II Vs. Apple iPhone 4S in another easy to read table and guide, all the UK mobile phone networks to sell the Apple iPhone 4 and we published an Initial Thoughts review of the Samsung Galaxy W.

Later on in the week, Apple revealed UK prices for iPhone 4S and a USB adaptor, we brought out unboxing pictures and hands-on walkthrough of the Nokia 700, the HTC Sensation XE with Dr Dre Beats audio became available to buy for under £500, Mobile World Congress key note speakers were announced and Virgin mobile phones can now use Orange and T-Mobile networks.

At the end of the week, Virgin Media is to offer free Spotify access over 3G, HTC launched the second Sensation Dr Dre Beats mobile phone and One Mobile Ring published the feature – Internet and MMS settings for every mobile phone network. We also brought out a hands-on walkthrough in pictures of the HTC Sensation XL, Samsung made Google Nexus Prime phone was leaked and Samsung released a video of the Android 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ mobile phone. OMR published a hands-on walkthrough in video of the HTC Sensation XL, the UK mobile phone networks announce Apple iPhone 4S costs and we brought out an easy to read table of the Apple iPhone 4S complete costs over the whole 24 months, with Orange, Three, T-Mobile and Vodafone.

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The second week began with One Mobile Ring publishing a hands-on walkthrough and the unboxing pictures of the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray, along with a piece about that there will soon be more mobile phones than people on the planet. Three is to sell the Dr Dre Beats HTC Sensation XL mobile phone, where Everything Everywhere and BT start the first 4G UK trial. OMR published an Initial Thoughts review of the BlackBerry Torch 9810, the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S became available from Three for £25 a month, where Orange and T-Mobile customers are to get 3G roaming between their networks.

Earlier in the week, NFC data sharing arrived on BlackBerry handsets, Motorola launched an intriguing teaser trailer for new product, where Samsung is selling 5-inch and 3.6-inch screen Galaxy S WIFI only models. Huawei is set to launch a 3D mobile phone and tablet in early November, Apple has sold one million iPhone 4S in just one day and the Samsung Galaxy W is now available with Three on a £22 a month contract.

Midweek, all mobile phone networks announce their Apple iPhone 4S costs, we published the complete Apple iPhone 4S costs over the whole 24 months, with Orange, Three, T-Mobile and Vodafone – in an easy to read table. UK’s Manager Director of Research In Motion apologises for network outage, One Mobile Ring brought out an easy to read comparison table and guide of the HTC Sensation XE Vs. HTC Sensation XL. Research In Motion exclusively talks to One Mobile Ring about the reasons for the BlackBerry service outage and when it will be resumed, where Sony Ericsson's first Android Walkman mobile phone became available on Three

Later on in the week, RIM CIO publically apologises for the recent service outage of the BlackBerry services and Apple released a new operating system for iPhone handsets, iPad tablet and other devices. A new Opera web browser for Android was released with cost cutting measures, Nokia launched two new phones with web browsing compression and Motorola Mobility announces the Atrix 2 mobile phone – whilst we published an update to the BlackBerry servers suffer outage.

At the end of the week, OMR brought out a feature on the iOS 5, with its abilities listed, noted and explained, along with another feature of all the Apple iPhone 4S prices and in an easy to read table, with all the costs added up for the whole contract duration. Samsung’s Google Nexus Prime and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich launch is coming next week, where the Samsung Galaxy Note is launching in the next two weeks. 63-percent of BlackBerry users would now switch, Samsung Galaxy Y ‘Youth’ mobile phone is now available with Vodafone and One Mobile Ring published ‘Top 10 tell tale signs your mobile phone needs upgrading’.

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The third 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 last week of the month began with One Mobile Ring publishing a hands-on piece with the Duracell Portable Charger 1800mAh and 1150mAh, where movie rentals arrived on the Android Market in the UK and Research In Motion BlackBerry Porsche handset was leaked. Vodafone is now selling the BlackBerry Curve 9360, Samsung Galaxy Y and Nokia 700, Carphone Warehouse drops the BlackBerry Playbook tablet to £249 and Samsung Galaxy Note tablet arrival date of November 1st was announced, with a price drop.

Earlier on in the week, OMR published a feature on what are we likely to see at Nokia World 2011, whilst we brought out a video of the Apple iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S II being drop tested. HTC announced Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 roll out and Drop Box partnership, we published hands on pictures of the Motorola Razr whilst the BlackBerry PlayBook was caught on video running Android applications. One Mobile Ring published hands on images of the Motorola Razr OS, Research In Motion announced BlackBerry services for Microsoft office, whilst we also brought out hands-on walkthrough of the applications in pictures of the Motorola Razr along with a video walkthrough here.

Midweek, One Mobile Ring live blogged from the keynote at Nokia World 2011, where Nokia announced two Windows Phone 7 mobile phones and unveiled four Series 40 Qwerty handsets. OMR published a hands-on walkthrough in pictures of the Nokia Lumia 800 and on video here. We also published a hands-on walkthrough in images of the Nokia Lumia 710 and on video here.

Later on in the week, OMR published a hands-on walkthrough in images of the Nokia Asha 303, Asha 300 and Asha 200, along with a hands-on walk through on video of the Nokia Asha 200 and 201. Whilst later on in the day, we brought out a hands-on walkthrough on video Nokia Asha 303 and 300, along with Nokia World keynote pictures. Research In Motion BlackBerry Bold and Curve mobile phones receive NFC MasterCard credit card access, One Mobile Ring published pictures of the Nokia 710 microSD card slot and we live blogged from the Samsung Galaxy Note World Tour event.

At the end of the week, we published a hands on walk through in pictures and on video of the Nokia Kinetic bendable mobile phone, with a more thorough set of hands-on walkthrough in pictures of the Nokia Lumia 800 along with a video here. The Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone 7 handset is available to preorder with Vodafone, Three, Orange, T-Mobile, Carphone Warehouse and Phones 4U – from £26 a month. One Mobile Ring brought out a feature of the key differences and in pictures between the Nokia Windows Phone 7.5 ‘Mango’ Lumia 800 Vs Nokia MeeGo N9. We published a hands-on walkthrough in pictures of the world’s first Android Ice Cream Sandwich Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone, and on video too by a senior Google spokesperson. OMR brought out a hands-on walkthrough of the mobile phone-cum-tablet Samsung Galaxy Note device in pictures and on video here, along with images of the Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus launch event.

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The biggest story of the first week came from Apple, who launched the new iPhone 4S mobile phone – with the same look as the older iPhone 4 only with a faster processor and graphics, better camera and greater storage options.

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The biggest story of the second week came from Research In Motion who experienced issues with it servers, which affected BlackBerry handsets all across Europe.

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The biggest story of the third 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 biggest story of the forth came from Nokia who launched at their annual Nokia World symposium their first ever Microsoft Windows Phone 7 operating system based handsets, in the flagship Nokia Lumia 800 and mid-range Lumia 710.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Originally published at OneMobileRing.com

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