Comments: 0Saturday, June 6th 2009 - 17:00 CEST
Many famous Dutch celebrities, business relations, designers and press guests witnessed the introduction by Samsung Mobile of the new Samsung Lady Phone: the Samsung Allure S. The location of the spectacular introduction; the Amsterdam church called 'the Pigeon', was certainly appreciated. The building had been turned into one huge catwalk with room for guests along both sides to enjoy an evening full of entertainment. International top model Yfke Sturm was also presence, as the new face for the Samsung Allure S Lady Phone.• Read our full report about the Samsung phone party.
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Comments: 0Saturday, March 28th 2009 - 10:45 CET
To mark the start of the Sony Ericsson Open 2009, ‘Traffic Tennis’ was staged using top-ranked tennis players Venus Williams and Andy Murray who rallied with each other while standing on the roofs of two vehicles, stuck in traffic on Ocean Drive, Miami (United States). Traffic Tennis was set against the signature art deco backdrop of South Beach while onlookers marveled at the sights of tennis being played where they would not naturally expect it. When asked about her experience, world number five, female player; Venus Williams commented: “The Sony Ericsson Open is one of the most entertaining and glamorous tournaments on the calendar.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, March 10th 2009 - 11:25 CET
Pink fans were caught off guard last week when they spotted the singer checking out her own promotion at a local Carphone Warehouse store. Alecia Beth Moore, professionally known as Pink, is fronting the Samsung Pink Rocks! campaign which delivers exclusive mobile content and free downloads to fans via the Samsung Tocco and Pixon cell phones. Pink is preparing for her UK tour, which sees her visiting Glasgow, Birmingham, Belfast, Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool and London throughout April and May 2009.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, February 11th 2009 - 21:00 CET
The first months of a year are always good for product introductions, many introductions. The CES 2009, an event held in Las Vegas which focuses on consumer electronics, has only just closed its doors. According to tradition, it is the first show of the year, mostly held in the first ten days of January. The Mobile World Congress 2009 is the second event of the year that is important enough to focus on. The GSMA Mobile World Congress (formerly 3GSM World Congress) combines the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry with a stimulating and insightful congress that brings together prominent leaders and personalities from mobile operators and equipment vendors, as well as Internet and entertainment professionals.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 8th 2008 - 14:10 CEST
The wait is over. Nokia announced the five finalists for the 2008 Nokia Mobile Filmmaking Awards which will be screened during the Pangea Day broadcast on May 10th. The winners will be flown to Los Angeles to attend one of Pangea Day's six live broadcast locations on Saturday, May 10th. Pangea Day was created by award-winning documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim after winning the prestigious 2006 TED Prize. Together, Noujaim and TED, with support from Nokia, have created Pangea Day to connect people by harnessing the power of film and encouraging people to view the world through someone else's eyes.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, February 20th 2008 - 11:20 CET
Every mobile phone manufacturer appeared to be fully prepared to show their latest and even future line of mobile phones at the Mobile World Congress, except for Motorola. The international press seems unanimous in their conclusion; Motorola are going through a very difficult time and can't seem to overcome their difficulties. Besides the disappointing presentation of the mobile phone offer, hospitality with respect to the (photographing) press also seemed nonexistent. Several press photographers were refused to capture the Motorola products, even still after revealing they belonged to the press. Motorola seemed to have conveniently forgotten that these people travel around half the world to give their precious time for publications.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, February 12th 2008 - 16:24 CET
LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, will unveil its latest products and future technologies at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2008 in Barcelona, Spain. At the show LG will officially launch the LG KF700, a new handset with an optimized user interface that makes use of touch technology. Further highlights include two other handsets featuring touch technology: the convenience-oriented LG KF600 and a professional-level camera phone, the LG Viewty. LG designed the LG KF600 and LG KF700 to be amazingly intuitive and natural to use with feed-forward menus and multiple input methods that create an unparalleled user experience.
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Comments: 0Saturday, February 9th 2008 - 20:47 CET
Nokia is taking The Recording Academy and the 50th Annual GRAMMY Awards 'global and mobile' by offering GRAMMY Award winning music and video programming to Nokia customers around the world. GRAMMY Award-winning music is also planned to be available for download from the Nokia Music Store as well as preloaded on selected Nokia devices in key markets.
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Comments: 0Friday, February 8th 2008 - 12:10 CET
The GSM Association (GSMA) announced that film actor, director and Sundance Institute Founder & President, Robert Redford will headline at Mobile Backstage, a special one day Mobile Entertainment conference on Wednesday 13th February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the world’s largest communications industry event. Known as the primary force for 25 years in the nurturing of new cinematic voices and the emergence of independent film as a force in the entertainment industry, Redford and Sundance continue a tradition of exploration and promotion of content delivery on new platforms.
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Comments: 0Thursday, December 13th 2007 - 20:00 CET
Pepcom, Inc. announced it's taking its signature mobile and wireless press showcase event into the European market! The first annual MobileFocus Global in Barcelona will take place after opening day of the Mobile World Congress trade show. MobileFocus Global will be held at the Avenida Palace hotel in central Barcelona, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., on Monday, Feb. 11th. MobileFocus will be the largest media gathering during the show, with hundreds of journalists and analysts expected to attend.
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