Nokia 5250 mobile phone released

Consumers mulling over the prospect of recycling a mobile phone and upgrading to a newer model may often be stuck on which of the latest devices to choose.That choice could have just become a little more difficult, as Nokia announces the release of the new Nokia 5250 handset.Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, says multimedia and social networking features are among the highlights of…

Mobile phone users offered chance to go under the sea

An exciting new feature of Google Earth could tempt a number of people to trade-in their existing mobile phone for a newer model.This is because those with an Android-powered smartphone can access technology that allows them to take a tour under the sea.Jenifer Austin Foulkes, product manager at Google and author of the search engine's Mobile Blog, says hundreds of images of the Monterery Bay…

Is Nokia’s mobile phone service set to improve?

Mobile phone customers with Nokia may be set for a significant improvement in the service they receive from the Finnish company.It is to acquire Motally Inc, a San Francisco-based business that specialises in providing mobile analytics.This can help mobile companies optimise the output they produce and help with the development of in-application tracking and reporting."The acquisition underpins Nokia's drive to deliver in-application and mobile web…

Three targets Scottish mobile phone users

Mobile phone users in Glasgow will today (August 23rd) be targeted by Three, which is bidding to highlight the benefits of internet on the go.The network is taking its Mobile Broadband Bus to St Enoch Square in the Scottish city, where it will aim to persuade people to use its services.In order to do this, many may find they would like to sell used mobile…

Will mobile phone fans soon have access to new HTC model?

Mobile phone fans could already be excited about the possibility of a HTC Desire device being released with a full Qwerty keyboard.Rumours have surfaced online that such a product is on the way, with the Carphone Warehouse fuelling the fire by including it on the 'coming soon' section of its website.Asavin Wattanajantra, writing for CNET UK, tells how the mobile provider soon denied the claims,…

Mobile phone users ‘using Google Maps in their millions’

Google Maps is a popular function with mobile phone customers, with more than 100 million taking advantage of the technology each month.Vic Gundotra, vice-president of engineering at the search engine and author of its mobile blog, explains the growing numbers could be the result of regular improvements made to the navigation service.While Google Maps was set up to help people get from A to B,…

Selling mobile may appeal after meeting Three experts

Shoppers in Leeds may today (August 20th) have decided to sell their used mobile phone in favour of buying one of the latest devices on the market.That is because Three Mobile's bus was at the White Rose Shopping Centre in the city, explaining the benefits of having access to mobile internet.Pollyanna Woodward, star of The Gadget Show on Channel Five, was also on hand to…

Mobile phone users: Battery life is top priority

Mobile phone users voting in a Nokia poll have suggested the battery life of their device is the most important factor in being happy with a handset.Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, explains the results, revealing 38 per cent of respondents would even be happy to own a basic phone if a healthy battery life was assured.One way to ensure a model is tailor-made…