ALSO NOTED: Wirefly's top trends in handset fashion; UTStarcom, QUALCOMM team up for base stations; and much more...

> Wirefly highlights top trends in handset design, including "fashion-forward devices with sleek new styles." Release

> UTStarcom and QUALCOMM team up to develop the QUALCOMM Deployable Base Station, which is aimed at emergency, first response and defense applications. Release

> Russian mobile companies may soon enter the Chinese market. Release

> Verizon's VCast mobile content download service reports 36 percent growth in mobile games downloads over the past year. Release

And Finally... Green solutions to the growing problem of disposal of old mobile phones include handsets made of lasagna and handsets that can be planted, watered and grown into sunflowers. Article