ALSO NOTED: Motorola shipped its 50Mth RAZR; RIM looks to more media features; and much more...

> Motorola shipped its 50 millionth RAZR V3 unit in less than two years. Article

> KDDI said it will jointly develop mobile-phone software with Toshiba, Sanyo and Qualcomm to slash high development costs. Article

> RIM looks to more media features in Blackberrys. Article

> Mobile 365 announced that its U.S. MMS traffic increased 40 percent from the first quarter to the second quarter. Release

And Finally... A Hong Kong-based company has released a dual-band handset based on the old Motorola "brick" handsets that used to be so popular. They are updated with color screens and polyphonic ringtones. That's so retro. Article