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…

The LG Chocolate ‘set for return’

The LG Chocolate is set to return, the South Korean manufacturer has announced this week.Described as the most successful handset the firm has released to this date, it has been announced the device will be revamped and given a relaunch later in the year.LG advised it will unveil the feature set and specifications of the revised model next month - and promised it will not…

Samsung Tocco Lite ‘cheap and cheerful’

The Samsung Tocco Lite is an ideal option for those looking at the latest phones and considering a model that is simple but fun to use, it has been asserted.Flora Graham writes in a piece for Cnet this week the South Korean manufacturer has put out an affordable option for many with a device that can be picked up for £12 per month or £130…

Orange announces HTC Touch Pro2

The HTC Touch Pro2 is one of the latest phones to be added to Orange's range of business-focused handsets, it has been announced. According to the network, the device is packed with a host of features that make it ideal for those who need a handset for daily use outside the office as it features the Windows Mobile Professional 6.1 operating system. In addition, buyers…

The latest phones ‘increasingly used for news’

Consumers with the latest phones are becoming increasingly reliant on them for news, it has been suggested.Whether it is the Nokia 5800, BlackBerry 8110 or Sony Ericsson W705, 3 Mobile claims its handset users are clearly being kept in the know thanks to its online information resources.One incident in particular it drew attention to was the unexpected death of Michael Jackson last week, which it…

T Mobile G1 users get access to family savings

Consumers with a T Mobile G1 could soon be enjoying cheaper mobile bills thanks to a new initiative announced by the network which exclusively offers the phone. The carrier - which also counts the Samsung Classico, Nokia 6600 Slide and Sony Ericsson W995 among its devices - announced the launch of a new add on for use by groups of friends and loved ones. Family…

LG Arena wins user interface award

The LG KM900 Arena has been honoured by iF Design Communication at its annual awards, it has emerged. Since the launch of the device earlier this year, the handset's 3D S-Class user interface (UI) has been converted for use on a number of other models - and has now been given a Gold Award. The system was selected from 1,368 entries to be named as…

O2 Joggler campaign introduces interactive cinema feature

Users of the O2 Joggler - a mobile device that combines web and wireless technology to help families organise their lives - have been invited to take part in a new 3D cinema experience.In collaboration with Pearl and Dean and Vue Cinemas, the network behind the device has put together a feature that asks audiences to participate by waving their hands.Showing prior to one of…