New Samsung H1 boosts Vodafone experience

Vodafone has announced the launch of a new service that may convince some to sell mobile devices they no longer need.The network revealed this week that the new Samsung H1 smartphone would be made available to its customers on 24-month contracts priced at £35 with unlimited data access.However, the carrier has stated that one of the big draws of the handset for some might be…

Orange ‘fulfils ambition’ with iPhone 3G and 3GS launches

Orange has asserted that it is fulfilling an ambition by launching iPhone 3G and 3GS on November 10th – and the models might be suitable trade-ins for people who are looking to sell their mobile.The two phones will be available in the network provider's stores from 07:00 GMT and consumers will be able to choose from pay monthly and pay as you go price plans.Chief…

Will Google’s free app threaten traditional satnavs?

Those thinking of recycling their mobile and upgrading to a handset powered by Android 2.0 may be excited about the free Google Maps Navigation application, which was unveiled last week.However, according to one expert, it could threaten traditional satnav companies, given that it comes at no cost but with many of the features usually found in a gadget of this type, such as voice guidance…

Motorola DROID unveiled to the world

It has been announced that next week will see the launch of the Google-powered Motorola DROID.As the first device to hit the market that boasts the search company's Android 2.0 system, the new smartphone has been discussed a great deal online this week.However, buyers will get their chance to put the gadget and its revised operating software to the test when it comes to stores…

Nokia N97 upgrades unveiled

Nokia N97 users and those looking to trade in old mobiles may be buoyed by the latest announcement from the Finnish manufacturer. A smaller version of the device has been launched in the form of the N97 mini, which the company claims has been getting some solid feedback from a host of experts and commentators.It was also noted that a 2.0 version of the Nokia…

Recyclers offered chance to snap up the Satio

From today (October 30th), consumers will be able to get their hands on the world's first 12-megapixel camera phone.The Sony Ericsson Satio has been unveiled as the latest addition to the 3 Mobile catalogue of handsets, which means that now could be the time for those who want one to consider selling used mobiles.However, it is not just the high megapixel count, touch focus facility,…

3 Mobile petition generates 114,000 signatures

The company that announced it would stock the Sony Ericsson Satio this week has unveiled the numbers generated by a recent petition.According to 3 Mobile, it has now received over 114,000 signatures from people who are against the higher charges associated with mobile termination rates (MTRs).These fees are generated when consumers make calls across networks and the carrier states the list is populated not only…

Motorola Droid ‘takes on RAZR and iPhone’

The new Motorola DROID might be a device those recycling mobile phones may want to replace their Motorola RAZR V3, if a new study is anything to go by.According to GigaOM, many have cited the Android 2.0 carrying smartphone as a genuine challenger to the crown of the Apple iPhone 3G S, but the more pressing matter is how it fairs against one of its…