HTC Tattoo the latest Android model

So far, the Google Android operating system has been mostly limited to devices built by the same company - and the newest is no exception.The HTC Tattoo follows the Magic, Hero and T Mobile G1 - all of which were created by the same firm.However, the group has claimed this latest Android-powered phone enhances the level of personalisation users can expect and is as individual…

Apple iPhone 3G firm ‘made style mainstream’

Consumers recycling mobile phones for a fashion-conscious handset may be doing so thanks to the influence of Apple, it has been advised.According to a spokeswoman from technology news and reviews resource Stuff.tv, the manufacturer is responsible for making gadgets that look good a more mainstream commodity.Editor of the site Linsey Fryatt explained that before the Apple iPhone 3G, the iPod had already started to change…

LG Chocolate BL40 announced

The LG Chocolate BL40 has been unveiled this week and is just one of the latest phones to be announced by the manufacturer.It was revealed the most recent entry in the South Korean firm's Black Label Series would be equipped with a new four-inch screen that uses a 21:9 aspect ratio.This is the same format that is used for most commercial DVD and Blu-ray releases…

Apple iPhone users help Facebook Mobile top 65m

Those looking to upgrade used phones for a new Apple iPhone 3G or BlackBerry may be buoyed by the details of a new survey.Both of these have access to a dedicated application for social networking site Facebook - which has announced this week that it has reached a "milestone" number of users.The group behind the facility explained that users of Facebook Mobile had now topped…

O2 announces Samsung Galaxy

With smartphones like the Apple iPhone 3G already available, O2 has once again strengthened its top-end device portfolio.The Samsung Galaxy, which is also known as the i7500, was announced as the latest addition to the carriers range - and will be the first handset in the UK to be made widely available with Google Android that is not built by HTC.Following the latter company's Magic,…

Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 unveiled

A follow up to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 was announced this week and its creator has detailed some of the reasons it might tempt those recycling mobile phones.In addition to an 8.1-megapixel camera - that builds on the 3.2-emgapixel snapper from its predecessor - the manufacturer has equipped the device with a 3.2-inch high resolution screen.However, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 will still be…

Nokia X6 ‘builds on Comes With Music legacy’

The Nokia X6 is a mobile phone that builds on the manufacturer's reputation for audio-focused devices, it has been advised.Announced by the Finnish group ahead of this week's Nokia World event at the Messe Center in Stuttgart, the model features the Comes With Music option that has appeared on handsets like the 5800 XpressMusic in the past.In addition, the firm has claimed buyers - which…

Nokia N97 users could be tempted by Opera success

Consumers recycling mobile phones to buy a Nokia N97 may be interested in one application's latest record.According to GetJar, an online resource for downloadable handset software, Opera Mini is now the most accessed product on any such web-based store.The company announced this week that the mobile internet browsing application has been obtained by over 25 million users, a figure which makes it the most popular…