Weekly Newsletter – 14th November – 18th November

The week began with One Mobile Ring reporting that Acer’s first Windows Phone 7 ‘Allegro’ mobile is now available int he UK, Nokia released ‘making of video’, for the Windows Phone 7 Lumia 800 handset and Apple released new version of iOS 5, in the OS 5.0.1 software update. 2,000 newspapers came to the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, from the PressReader application and a new Windows Phone 7 OS was found running on the leaked Nokia Champagne mobile phone. Orange leaked own branded San Francisco II ZTE made phone, on phone’s support page and Sony Ericsson X10 mobile phone is now getting an upgrade to the current version of Android on O2, whilst Sky adds a news application to Research In Motion’s BlackBerry handsets.

Earlier on in the week, Vodafone Freedom Freebees PAYG deals became available on Samsung, BlackBerry and HTC mobile phones, whilst Three is now selling the Samsung ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ Galaxy Nexus mobile phone on £34 a month price plans. O2 starts a 4G trial in London and we published an Initial Impressions review of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, where Research In Motion launched a new low costing BlackBerry Bold and Curve mobile phone. One Mobile Ring brought out hands on walkthrough in pictures and video of the BlackBerry Curve 9380, along with a hands on walkthrough on in pictures of the BlackBerry Bold 9790.

Midweek, we published a hands on walkthrough on vide of the BlackBerry Bold 9790 mobile phone, Sony Ericsson announced Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 upgrade plans and BlackBerry Messenger Music comes to the UK, for under £5 a month. LG is to deploy an Android Gingerbread update to Optimus 3D handsets, the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 source code is released, Adobe released six applications for Android and an upcoming BlackBerry London mobile phone was leaked.

Towards the end of the week, OMR published all the prices and total cost of ownership for all the networks of the Nokia Lumia 800 – in an easy to read table and Nokia is to launch a better flagship Lumia mobile phone. Turn any Android phone into a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play handset, where Android accounts for over 50-percent of all smartphones sold, another HTC Quad Core CPU was leaked and we brought out Part 1 of our Nokia Lumia 800 review.

At the end of the week, we published out an Initial Impressions Review of the HTC Sensation XL, Google Music launched with access to 13 million tracks on the Android Market and the Nokia ‘Ace’ Lumia 900 was leaked in an advert. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S II Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and Orange announced ZTE own branded San Francisco II. Sky is upgrading mobile applications and O2 is to sell the new BlackBerry Curve 9380 and Bold 9790 mobile phones.

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The biggest story of the week came from O2, switching on a 4G LTE network in London, which will run for nine months and will allow hundreds of consumers, businesses and venues to gain access to the latest mobile broadband technology.

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The next most significant piece was when a Nokia handset known by the codename of ‘Champagne’ was discovered, running from an upcoming version of the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 OS, known by the codename ‘Tango’.

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The third largest news item came from an unannounced BlackBerry London handset becoming leaked, which is said to be running the BBX operating system.

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The following most significant story was when Nokia had the upcoming yet-to-be-announced Nokia Ace Lumia 900 handset leaked in a commercial, aimed at developers.

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The fifth biggest piece was when Google officially unveiled their Music service, which allows the discovery, purchasing, sharing of digital music from the Android Market.

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The next most significant news came when Sony Ericsson made public which of their existing mobile phones will be getting an upgrade to the latest version of Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' 4.0.

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The seventh largest story was Research In Motion announcing two new BlackBerry budget devices, in the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 – both aimed at pay as you go users.

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The following most significant came item from One Mobile Ring publishing a feature on the three of the UK top mobile phone networks prices for the Nokia Lumia 800, compared to each other.

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The penultimate piece of news was when Apple released a new version of the mobile device iOS operating system, which brings with it many fixes – including an improvement on battery life.

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Lastly, Expansys is now selling the Acer Allegro handset – which is their first mobile to run from Windows Phone 7 and for £259.99, without an accompanying monthly contract.

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Originally published at OneMobileRing.com

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