Mobile phones with internet connection may be in high demand

Almost a third of the world's population will have access to the internet by the end of this year, with many relying on their mobile phone to get online.Research by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has found mobile networks are now available to more than 90 per cent of people on the planet, while some 143 nations offer 3G connectivity.The importance of having a mobile…

Stephen Fry: HTC Desire HD is a fantastic mobile phone

Mobile phone users searching for a new handset who trust the opinions of television personality Stephen Fry may be inclined to splash out on the new HTC Desire HD.Speaking to T3 at the website's annual awards ceremony, Fry said the model is one that the industry is rightly proud of."HTC continue to make the best devices across two operating systems. Their Android phones are really…

Mobile phone apps ‘increasingly useful for health issues’

An increasing number of mobile phone users are turning to their handset when it comes to getting advice and information regarding their health.A new study by Pew Research Center has found 17 per cent of people have searched for medical details via a smartphone, while this figure rises to 29 per cent in the case of those aged between 18 and 29.Nine per cent of…

Mobile trade-in could lead users to first HP smartphone

People who trade-in a mobile over the coming months may be in a position to splash out on HP's first smartphone.Asavin Wattanajantra, writing for CNET UK, explains the company has decided to launch the Palm Pre 2, after taking over Palm.Since its acquisition, he notes HP has had a "ready-made" operating system on which to run a smartphone and has chosen to do so in…

Sony Ericsson model ‘shows mobile phone fans future’

A Sony Ericsson mobile phone with a 16-megapixel camera may be an example of what consumers have to look forward to.Joe Minihane, commenting on the device for T3, says while it is only being released in Japan for now, the model is arguably a glimpse of the future.The website revealed information about Sony's detailed and powerful tool about two weeks ago and can now confirm…

Trade-in mobile now for Nokia N8 purchase

Consumers who trade-in a mobile phone for money with Mazuma may find themselves at the front of the queue when it comes to replacing it with a Nokia N8.Asavin Wattanajantra, writing a piece for CNET UK, notes the device has been put up for sale by the Finnish brand via its website.The orange, silver, green and grey versions of the phone are available to buy,…

Enjoy ultimate photograph experience with Nokia N8

The Nokia N8 may be the perfect mobile phone for people who love to capture all of life's great moments on camera and share them with friends and family.Haje, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, says there are plenty of ways owners of the new handset can let their associates see their shots."The Nokia N8 is better than many of the compact cameras out…

Mobile phone users ‘cannot live without their handsets’

Mobile phones are increasingly becoming something the British public cannot live without and many are using them for far more than simply making calls.New research by Lloyds TSB shows one-in-four now feel their mobile is the most important item in their life, while 75 per cent have explored the range of functions devices have to offer beyond telecommunications.Some of the most popular uses include employing…