This watch won’t stop looking at me! I am used to being the one looking at a watch. To many people the ability to tote around an MB&F is a dream. It represents the pinnacle in indulging a luxury lover’s gadget fetish – to wear a highly complex, beautifully made creation which is a wearable statement of one’s values and appreciation for the more avant garde fine things in life. It is a… → Read More
At a press event I attended earlier this year, Three UK’s CEO Kevin Russell was repeatedly asked about why the network didn’t sell Apple’s iPhone and if it had plans to do so (along with the iPad too).
Russel’s answer was that it was something that they were considering but hinted that Cupertino would need to offer a better deal first – although, ultimately, Three likes to ‘swim in the opposite… → Read More
[UK] Much-hyped digital music service Spotify recently announced a deal with carrier 3 UK that would bring its mobile service to 3 customers. Well, that offer is now live, as announced on the Spotify blog minutes ago.
[UK] 3UK has announced it’s launching a tariff with an inclusive Spotify premium subscription which will be bundled with their first Android handset, the HTC Hero. Hutchison Whampoa, which owns 3, is an investor in Spotify. There were rumours of the move but this is now official confirmation. The offer will come in at £35 a month over 24 months plus £99 for the Hero handset. That tariff… → Read More
Pretty interesting read over on The Register concerning Skype and its place in the telecommunications industry. The basic idea is that, if you really think about it, Skype operates very similarly to a MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) in that it relies on 3rd-party networks to operate. Keeping this in mind, the irony here is that Skype is like a “parasitic virus that threatens to bring… → Read More
Good news for our readers across the pond today. Skype and mobile provider 3 have partnered on a handset that will allow you to make free Skype calls using your account. Bearing a striking resemblance to NETGEAR’s SPH-101 Skype WiFi phone, the phone will cost 49.99 pounds (about $102) on a pay-as-you-go plan and goes on sale Friday, November 2nd. Get this though: if you’re already a 3… → Read More
Talk about two years too late, but better late than never I suppose. T-Mobile Sidekick 3 and Sidekick ID users will finally have access to their spammed out MySpace accounts with a dedicated application. Users will be able to send messages, add friends, view profiles (wonder if all that custom CSS will show up), and more. Custom alerts and notifications will be available so you can find out when… → Read More