» Huawei announced some devices today, including the Ideos X3 smartphone and Ideos S7 Slim tablet. The new touchscreen smartphone has a 3.2 megapixel camera, handset over-the-air and online upgrade, and runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform. It will be available sometime this spring and the tablet will be available in April.
» Skyhook’s location platform is now available to the Intel (NSDQ: INTC) AppUpSM center through Intel’s AppUp developer program, which will help app developers for Windows and MeeGo-based devices. The platform has also just been integrated into Citysearch’s Android apps, which will improve the deals app as well as access to local business listings, reviews and ratings, and maps.
» A new deal between eBay (NSDQ: EBAY) and Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) will see eBay’s store on most O2 smartphones and feature phones, including Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and Symbian devices. O2 customers will get the pre-load deal first, which will roll out to other Telefonica markets worldwide.
» Adknowledge is now offering its iOS SDK, supporting iPhone and iPad devices. The new SDK aims to help developers monetize their games and apps, especially through free-to-play games.
» Mobile tech provider Myriad Group has launched a new text-based social networking service that links with IM and e-mail for Telefonica subscribers. Called the Xumii platform, it’s available over USSD and SMS, and enables users to access social networking sites via short codes.
» Korea Telecom is rolling out Syniverse’s mobile video broadcast service that works across both 3G and 4G networks and devices. It’ll work for any KT subscriber without the need for a new device or software.