Samsung Omnia ad wins Cannes trophy

An advertisement for the Samsung Omnia has been unveiled as the recipient of this year's Silver Award in the Cyber Lions category of the Cannes Lions Awards 2009.Featuring an unboxing of the device, the innovative clip was chosen from a host of other entries to take the title and a spokesman from the South Korean group suggested it was another success for the overall campaign.Younghee…

YouTube ‘boosted by Apple iPhone 3G S’

The latest phones are being increasingly used for uploading video content to YouTube, the sites owners have advised.According to research from Google, the search engine group which acquired the portal in October 2006, more web-enabled handsets, better services and the launch of multimedia devices like the Apple iPhone 3G S are behind the increases.It was noted that over the past six months the number of…

HTC Hero becomes third UK Android phone

Shoppers looking for the latest phones with the Google operating system (OS) have been given another choice to consider this week.Orange has announced it will be the third network in the UK to support an Android device in the form of the HTC Hero - which it will make available during the early part of next month.For £39.15 per month, those recycling mobile phones can…

LG Arena users ‘could snap up a holiday’

A competition has been launched by the creators of the LG Arena that could win users of the manufacturer's cameraphone range a prize. The South Korean firm has announced a new promotion using its online image-sharing portal Loop, which is encouraging people to capture what summer means to them in a photograph. Once uploaded to the site, a winner will be chosen and awarded VIP…

Nokia N97 users told: Ovi Store back on track

Users of Nokia's latest phones may be interested to hear the views of one expert regarding its recently-launched Ovi Store. In a piece for the CCS Insight blog, Ben Wood says "as a self-confessed phone addict", he was keen to see what the Finnish manufacturer would bring to the table with its online applications portal. However, he says the Nokia N97 creators let down a…

Latest phones get reception boost from Vodafone

Vodafone has unveiled a new system that it claims could help those with the latest phones maximise their signal strength.Consumers looking to recycle mobile phones in favour of a more up-to-date model may be holding back due to the level of reception they receive in their home - and this is something the Vodafone Access Gateway aims to address.The network states that by plugging the…

Motorola Karma focuses on networking

The new Motorola Karma is a handset that aims to please those who like to stay in touch with friends and family using social media, it has been advised.According to the manufacturer, networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace form a big part of the new handset and easy access to instant messaging services from Yahoo! and Windows Live also feature.In addition, Motorola has equipped…

Nokia N95 used to test out football game

Nokia N95 users looking to get their football fix in the close season might be interested in a new review from Pocket Gamer.Keith Andrew said in a recent article for the site that, in addition to the strategy and thought that goes into a round of Championship Manager 2009, soccer lovers may also appreciate some of the other fetures that have been included.With European teams…