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…

BlackBerry Pearl 3G arrives at 3

Mobile phone recycling could allow consumers to pick up the new BlackBerry Pearl 3G device.Available on the 3 network, the candy bar-shaped handset is a revamped version of the popular BlackBerry Pearl, with improved internet technology to make social networking easier.With a standard mobile phone keypad, the Pearl 3G offers the same functions as a traditional BlackBerry device with the aesthetics of a traditional handset,…

Nokia mobile phone apps ‘can make most of handset’

Fans of Nokiamobile phones could download a variety of apps to help them organise their handsets.According to the Nokia Conversations blog, developers MyDailyApp has come up with several new innovations, including SMS Threader, which arranges text messages into strings of conversations between friends.Symabook is another recommended app from the company, which improves the look of accessing Facebook on Nokia handsets using a one-touch system.Available on…

Mobile phone customers with Orange could give more to charity

Consumers could use their mobile phones to offer donations to charity, after Orange announced it is to give a higher percentage of text gifts to organisations.The network operator will now send 90 per cent of any donations made via text message between the values of 15 pence and £10 to charity and up to 100 per cent in some cases.Helen Davies, head of respect and…

Gorillaz and O2 deliver iPhone app

Mobile phone users on the O2 network will be able to take advantage of a new app which offers news, animations and tour information for the band Gorillaz.Formed by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and designer Jamie Hewlett, the group is set to play the O2 arena in September and iPhone users on the network can also get priority booking for the event.The campaign involves augmented…

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 gets new Facebook app

The latest update to the Apple iPhone operating system (OS) is to feature an integration of the Facebook app into other software on the device.Fans of Facebook will be able to use the app more often when the new version comes out for OS 4.0, as it will enable features such as merging Facebook contacts into the iPhone's address book system.It is also believed that…