Weekly Newsletter – October 31st - November 4th

The week started with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus going on sale on November 17th and Galaxy Note hitting stores on Thursday, Sony bought Ericsson out of Sony Ericsson and the Porsche designed BlackBerry mobile phone was announced. Motorola sold 100,000 Xoom tablets in three months, Windows Phone ‘Mango’ update is now available for all WP7 mobile phones, Sainsbury’s is to launch their own mobile phone network, Virgin Media offered free Spotify Premium for six months on mobile phones and Nokia Windows Phone 7 ‘Mango’ Lumia 800 mobile phone is under £400 on pay as you go deals with Three.

Earlier on in the week, One Mobile Ring published its Final Thoughts on Nokia World 2011 and Research In Motion updated BlackBerry Messenger. We brought out unboxing pictures of the first Nokia Lumia 800 Microsoft Windows Phone 7 handset and on video too. HTC sold 13 million mobile phones in three months, Only 3-percent of Three’s network traffic is voice, LG announced an Android update to their mobile phones and Motorola rolled out new version of the Android tablet operating system to Xoom owners.

Midweek, Three is now selling HTC Dr Dre Beats Sensation XL mobile phone for £34 a month, Nokia launched free WIFI for London and Three announced mobile broadband WIFI router for 3G dongles. OMR published a piece predicting the Motorola Xoom 2 will be launched the next day , LG denied Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 update rumours and Nokia opts for Ericsson for dual core processors in Windows Phone 7 run handsets, whilst Vodafone seeks 12 rural communities, for a mobile coverage test.

Later on in the week, the Motorola Razr, the world’s thinnest phone, faced delays, Symantec releases a new security products for Android, with a scream and Duke Nukem 3D arrived on the Android Market for Google mobile OS based devices. HTC Sensation XL became available for delivery SIM free and unlocked for £486, Angry birds reached half a billion downloads and we published a First Impressions Review of the Nokia Windows Phone 7 Lumia 800. Motorola launched two new Xoom 2 Android ‘Honeycomb’ tablets and we brought out hands on pictures of the Motorola Xoom 2 media edition.

At the end of the week, One Mobile Ring published hands on pictures of the Motorola Xoom 2 and BlackBerry Messenger Music sharing application became available from BlackBerry World. We brought out a hands on walkthrough in pictures of applications and features of the Motorola Xoom 2 media edition and Motorola Xoom 2. HTC’s Explorer is now available with Three for £15, we published the Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 media editions compared to each other, along with pictures and Vodafone opens up ordering for Nokia Windows Phone 7 handset, with £60 worth of vouchers. Ending the day, we brought out a thorough hands on walkthrough on video Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 media edition Android ‘Honeycomb’ .

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The biggest story of the week came from Motorola Mobility announcing the Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 media edition, as the successors to their first Xoom Android tablet from earlier this year.

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The next most significant piece was when Research In Motion unveiled the Porsche Design P’9981 BlackBerry handset, as a luxury branded smartphone with the innards of the Bold 9900

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The third largest news item came from Sony Ericsson announcing that is to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony, whilst being integrated into Sony’s platform of consumer electronics products at the same time.

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The following most significant story was One Mobile Ring taking delivery of the Nokia Lumia 800 mobile phone and over two weeks before officially going on sale.

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The fifth biggest piece was when On-line mobile industry publication Mobile Magazine learnt that the supermarket Sainsbury’s could be partnering with the mobile phone network umbrella company Everything Everywhere, to launch their own network in the UK.

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The next most significant news came when Finnish software developers Rovio announced the popular game Angry Birds has now been downloaded 500 million times in total.

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The seventh largest story was Mobile phone network Three has unveiled some interesting stats about their network traffic, where it appears that 97-percent of all bandwidth is taken up by data alone.

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The following most significant item came from ST-Ericsson, who provides semiconductors to mobile phone companies has announced it has been chosen by Nokia to be the new supplier for Windows Phone 7 devices.

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The penultimate piece of news was One Mobile Ring publishing a first impressions review of the Nokia Lumia 800.

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Originally published at OneMobileRing.com

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