Board game classic revised for mobile

Those with the latest phones may be interested to hear that EA's new adaptation of a classic board game is a hit.Pocket Gamer's Keith Andrew looked at the publisher's attempts to "breathe new life" into Monopoly and concludes that this has largely been a big success.He explains that while it is often very difficult to build on such British favourites as the property and finance-based…

Latest phones from Samsung and HTC praised

Two of the latest handsets from Samsung and HTC have been highlighted as worthy of attention for those looking to trade up.In news that may inspire consumers currently recycling mobile phones, Perry Williams notes in an article published by Live-PR that there are some exciting devices currently on the market.Among these is the Samsung M8800 Pixon, a model which he states is "a very elegant…

T Mobile launches new MDA Compact

One of the latest phones to be launched exclusively on the T Mobile network may interest those currently recycling mobile phones.Equipped with a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, integrated media player for music and video, five-megapixel camera and running on the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 platform, the MDA Compact V will be available from May 21st.According to T Mobile, the device builds on the Compact IV version…

New iPhone game has “not enough oomph”

The latest phone from Apple, the iPhone, may be one of the most impressive models on the market, but it seems not all its applications match up to the handset's quality - one new driving game has been criticised for lacking "oomph".According to the webzine Pocket Gamer - which reviews the latest games for the latest phones - Need for Speed Undercover looks pretty but…

Twitter wins award for best breakout site

Twitter has been named as the best breakout website of the year.The micro-blog portal, which is popular with mobile phone users as it enables them to tell friends what they are doing in 140 characters or less, has been confirmed as the winner of this category at the 13th annual Webby Awards.It will become the recipient of a Special Achievement Award after growing by 900…

NBA Street ‘great for the bus journey home’

Gamers with the latest phones may be interested in a new review published this week for the Pocket Gamer website.In a piece for the online portal, Keith Andrew looks at NBA Street on the Nokia N95 8GB and says the basketball title may offer enough arcade action to keep people entertained.The simplicity of the points system is one welcome inclusion and it is noted the…

Pink lends her vocal chords to new T-Mobile ad

A new T-Mobile advert has debuted on television featuring 13,000 people, but multimillion-selling singer Pink has also joined in the fun.Sing-along is the name of the network's new promo, following its Dance campaign which involved 350 people and an impromptu jive.The ad was recorded in Trafalgar Square and premiered last Saturday (May 2nd) in the break of Britain's Got Talent.It sees thousands of participants pipe…

Touchscreen mobiles ‘the in thing’

Touchscreen devices are very much the current trend for what people want in a mobile, it has been suggested.According to a spokesman for Mobile-Phones.co.uk, an independent site which compares prices and tariffs on the latest phones, said the iPhone had taken the lead - but there are now many other such models now available.One such model that had not only "performed very well", but was…