Friday´s News Bits
This article contains unofficial information.
- Information about the Samsung T139 has appeared at Bluetooth SIG. According to the brief description, the handset for T-Mobile will be an entry-level cell phone featuring basic functionality, VGA camera, Bluetooth 2.0 and 10MB built-in memory. (source: CellPhoneSignal)
- U.S. Cellular will offer the BlackBerry Curve 8530 from December 10 onwards. The information is still unofficial, but with Verizon and Sprint having released the handset earlier today, it´s pretty likely that U.S. Cellular releases it just in time for Christmas. (source: Berry Review)
- The number of downloads from Ovi Store sky-rocketed with 70% in October according to a moderators of Nokia´s official forum. This is good news indeed, because contrary to all expectations, Ovi Store has not been exactly popular. It seems things are finally looking up for the online store. (via AllAboutSymbian)
- Trillian´s IM client is now available to iPhone owners. As of today, the once popular IM multiclient Trillian can be downloaded from the AppStore for $4.99. The program comes with push messaging support and is synchronized to Trillian´s Astra servers, meaning when you update your online status on your iPhone, the same will happen in all other client copies of Trillian you have installed. (source: Intomobile)
- Employees of T-Mobile UK have sold personal information about customers of the carrier to brokers. The carrier has already stated they were unaware of the crime and everyone found guilty would be prosecuted. Of course, this won´t repair the damage caused to consumers and it seems that million records have changed hands. According to the Chief of Security, this is the largest security breach of this kind to date. So, do you think that your personal details are in safe hands? (source: BBC)