Samsung Jet S8000 ‘a super media-focused mobile’

A new article has compared one of the latest phones to emerge from the Samsung stable to two of its sibling devices.Sandra Vogel wrote in a piece for the Trusted Reviews website that the manufacturer had recently put out two powerful gadgets in the form of the Tocco Lite and the i8910 - which boasts an eight megapixel camera.However, she noted those looking for entertainment…

Sony Ericsson C903 put to the test

Although the Sony Ericsson C903 may look like a digital camera at first glance - it has a lot more to offer, it has been advised. In an article for the Mirror, one expert puts the device to the test and in particular takes into account the various multimedia facilities that it stores onboard. Those looking to recycle mobilephones in favour of a new cameraphone…

SMEs could benefit from new O2 scheme

O2 has announced the launch of a new service designed to benefit small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).The Fixed Number Anywhere service, to arrive on the market in August, will provide a landline number to businesses that will ring through to a mobile phone.The scheme will utilise a call group system, meaning that as many as ten employees can also be linked to the number.Commenting on…

LG says it has gone greener

LG Electronics, manufacturer of mobile phone handsets, reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 2.1 million tonnes during the first half of 2009, it has been reported. In a move which may inspire people to step up their green efforts and recycle mobilephones, LG revealed that the bulk of the decrease - two million tonnes- was achieved by better control of energy efficiency. The remaining 100,000…

HTC Snap given points for value

The HTC Snap mobile handset has received attention for its value for money by one website, as well as its sleek design and overall performance.TrustedReviews has applauded the HTC Snap for its price tag of £240.99 (excluding VAT), awarding the model a value rating of eight out of ten. When it comes to design, the handset scores again, receiving another eight out of ten for…

Cookies ‘help LG increase sales’

Those who recently recycled their mobile phone and bought an LG KP500 Cookie may have helped the manufacturer to increase sales.According to a report detailing activities and results of the second quarter of 2009, LG saw its shipments of handsets increase by 7.8 per cent year on year.It cited sales of mid-tier devices as factors in this improved figure and noted the successes of the…

Mobile phone call rates ‘may fall to reflect new rates’

Mobile termination rates (MTRs) may be adjusted and lead phone call rates to drop in future, it has been suggested.Matthew Howett is a senior analyst at Ovum and said these costs, which are the charges operators pay to connect callers to mobile phones, are a "flaw" in the billing system because they are being cross-subsidised by the industry.Ofcom and the EU are working towards bringing…

Cheap mobiles ‘not always the best option’

There are a number of cheap mobile phones on the market - but consumers would be wise to invest a little more in a new handset, one expert has said.A spokesman for online IT and technology news website Techworld explained although it was clear that entry-level models were popular, they may not always be the best option.John Dunn, editor of the portal, noted it could…