Nokia Vertu ‘among the few luxury mobiles’

Most of the latest phones on the market are doing little to challenge the luxury market, it has been advised. A spokesman for UnwiredView - an online news and reviews resource which specialises in handset technology - said the luxury mobile market is pretty much up for grabs to the right contender. Stasys Bielinis, editor-in-chief for the publication, noted that manufacturers such as Mobiado and…

LG Arena software gets online widget

The user interface featured on the LG Arena KM900 and Viewty Smart has been put online for people to play with.Announced this week, a downloadable widget has been made available that users can attach to their desktop in order to try the award-winning mobile phone system for themselves.The move could tempt people to consider trading in used phones for a handset that boasts the system…

Toshiba TG01 added to Orange line-up

Orange has confirmed the second handset in its planned range of handsets that bring "a 21st-century experience to our 21st century customers," will be the Toshiba TG01.Earlier this week, the network announced it would endeavour to deliver a host of innovative new products to its portfolio and expected to start the ball rolling with the LG Touchscreen Watch mobile.The manufacturer explained the Toshiba TG01 was…

Motorola Clutch i465 promises toughness

The Motorola Clutch i465 is one of the latest phones that may appeal to those who need a device that can take a knock, its creators have advised.According to the manufacturer the mobile is designed to meet US 810F military specifications and comes equipped with Bluetooth connectivity and integrated GPS technology.In addition, Motorola claim the Clutch i465 also benefits from a plethora of messaging and…

The LG Arena KM900 ‘has been a big success’

Consumers recycling mobile phones may have been among the many that appear to have opted for the LG Arena KM900 as an upgrade. Figures released from the manufacturer this week indicate the multimedia smartphone was able to generate over a million pre-order enquiries ahead of its launch. LG also said the Arena - which was announced in March this year - has now sold around…

Samsung Jet ‘performs well on multimedia’

Consumers looking for a high performance multimedia-focused phone may like what the Samsung Jet has to offer, it has been asserted. According to an article for IT Pro, the device may not be the ideal choice for professional users looking for a business-oriented gadget to run all of their work-related applications. However, the publication's Benny Har-Even explained movie lovers may appreciate the inclusion of software…

HTC Magic users to get roaming charge cuts

The network that is exclusively carrying the HTC Magic in the UK has added a number of cuts to its international calling rates. Business users on the Vodafone network could soon be enjoying lower roaming fees around 12 European destinations as part of the revised plans. It was noted that for £20 per month, professionals can use can use their devices across the continent and…

The Nokia N97 has been praised for its touchscreen facilities

Shoppers looking to trade used phones in order to fund a new touchscreen device may be interested in a review for the Nokia N97. Ricky Cadden of Mobile Burn was the latest expert to offer his opinion on the Finnish manufacturer's flagship model and noted a number of pros and cons. He explained, although issues like slow processing when the gadget is running multiple applications…