Nokia music system “great value”

Mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has claimed that its new Comes With Music system offers an excellent deal for consumers.Emile Baak, a spokesperson for the company, stated that the integration of Comes With Music on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is a "great" combination and suggested that it is a major step forwards for mobile music industry."We believe that Comes With Music offers great value and will…

Palm Pre up on UK website

The hotly anticipated Palm Pre mobile phone has been listed on Palm UK's official website for the first time under a 'coming soon' banner.A picture of the handset and the Palm webOS operating system are clearly displayed, along with a blurb about the device.Consumers are invited to register their email addresses with Palm in order to get all the latest news about the handset and…

Mobile phone award for Apple

Apple has been presented with the Juniper Future Mobile Award for Mobile Music for its iPhone 3G.Dr Windsor Holden, a member of the Future Mobile Awards judging panel, said in a Juniper Research press release that it appeared obvious that Apple would win the accolade as soon as the iPhone 3G entered the marketplace."The combination of a handset with a wonderful UI and music player…

Mobile music download increase suggested

Downloading full music tracks on to mobile phones looks set to take off over the next few years, with Juniper Research predicting that revenues from this sector could reach $14.6 billion (£10.1 million) by 2013.According to the market analyst, the amount of money that will be generated by this segment will be more than enough to make up for a predicted fall in revenue from…

Mobile phones ‘the leading innovation’ in travel

Mobile phone holiday bookings are the next step in innovation for the travel industry, according to one business solutions provider. Mark Fallon, BlueSky's managing director, stated that online booking experiences are already improving for consumers and predicted that mobile phones are set to continue the trend. "People [are] going to be able to access their bookings via mobile devices and that is where the leading…

Shazam ‘honoured’ to receive silver award

The chief executive of mobile phone music application designer Shazam has claimed to be delighted with receiving a silver Juniper Future Mobile Award for Mobile Music.In a Juniper Research press release, Andrew Fisher stated that he was proud to have his company recognised as one that has had a major impact on the mobile music market."This award is testament to the dedication of our team…

Spyker mobile phones on the way

Four new mobile phone handsets are to be launched by car manufacturer Spyker, it has been revealed.The Dutch company, which is perhaps best known for its 2007 Formula One team, looks set to release the devices later this year.A series of photographs containing the handsets appeared on the Mobile Phone Helpdesk website earlier this week.The shots appear to show that all of the mobiles bear…

Ryanair allows mobile phones on planes

Budget carrier Ryanair has announced it is to allow passengers to use their mobile phones on a selection of aircraft.In a news release, the low-fare airline stated that some 20 of its planes - most of which are based in Dublin, have been fitted with the OnAir in-flight mobile system.While prices are set by individual mobile service providers, voice calls range in price from an…