Gigaset, the German devices manufacturer, has launched the A510, which hopes to make using the home phone a bit more fun. You can customise the backlight colour to suit your mood or assign colours to your phonebook entry, which lets you store up to 150 names. The device is now available in the UAE for Dh169.
Nokia now has MS Office
Nokia has announced the local availability of Office mobile apps from Microsoft — including Word mobile, PowerPoint mobile and Excel mobile — via a software update for the new Nokia Belle range, which includes the Nokia 701, Nokia 700 and Nokia 603. The update is also available for Nokia E7, Nokia X7, Nokia C7, Nokia Oro and Nokia C6-01.
Panasonic goes green
Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has released a range of what it calls ecofriendly products, including air-conditioners that save 31 per cent more energy and washing machines that consume 40 per cent less water. While the company has not explained how they work, we'll just have to take their word for it before we try it out ourselves.