New mobile phones to remove need for sat-navs?

Mobile phones are increasingly offering more features to users and people could find there is no need for a separate satellite-navigation device, if recent suggestions are anything to go by.Juniper Research recently published findings suggesting that by 2014 the number of users of location-based search on mobiles would be one and a half billion. Those looking to get their hands on a device that offers…

New mobile phone could allow for improved social networking

A new mobile phone could allow consumers to stay up to date with their favourite brands or allow businesses to keep in touch with their customers. Recycling an old phone with Mazuma could provide you with cash to put towards a new device with on-the-go internet access, improving your ability to stay up to date. Recent research by Sense Internet, a web development agency, found…

iPhone ‘most commonly used for ordering food’

Apple's iPhone is the most popular way customers of one takeaway website order their food, it has been revealed.When PC and Macs are not taken into account, the iPhone device is responsible for 58.7 per cent of orders, Just-Eat.co.uk said.Other phones that made the list are the BlackBerry, with 5.04 per cent of the vote and Samsung mobile phones, with a share of 0.65 per…

Smartphones ‘will replace other mobile phones’

Smartphones will replace other forms of mobile phones in the near future, one expert has predicted.Editor of Mobile Business Heather Mclean said the handsets will eventually become the dominant force on the mobile phone market."You will get a few little feature phones, but, frankly, once you've used one of these, you don't want to go back," she remarked, adding smartphones "will be ubiquitous" one day.And…

Apple iPhone chosen by bosses ‘to keep staff happy’

Employees of companies with a corporate mobile phone plan may be able to get their hands on the Apple iPhone, which has risen in popularity among directors.Andy Betts, editor of mobile computing blog Smartphone Daily, claimed that businesses are increasingly looking towards the iPhone as a corporate device because staff are already familiar with it."Traditionally, businesses would provide devices that the users weren't particularly happy…

Palm Pre Plus heading for O2 mobile phone customers

Fans of the O2 network operator will be able to choose a tariff for the Palm Pre Plus when the company begins offering the handset at the end of the month.With a full-body touchscreen, easy-to-use keyboard and compatibility with the Touchstone Charging Dock, the phone also provides an intuitive operating system designed for use with the internet in the form of Palm's webOS.Customers can also…

HTC Wildfire helps mobile phone customers stay in touch

HTC has launched a new Android mobile phone which helps users to stay in touch with friends and family and will be available to buy in the third quarter of 2010. The HTC Wildfire builds on the success of the HTC Sense-based Android models, which have proved popular in recent months. Mobile phone customers can now receive all their friends' and family's Facebook status updates…