AudioBoo ‘could benefit from the Fry effect’

A new application for Apple's latest phones could win over users in the same way micro blogging website Twitter did, it has been suggested.Consumer watchdog Which? has pointed out that with celebrity advocates like Stephen Fry, the social networking site has become a great success - and this could also happen with AudioBoo.The application, which records audio blog entries of up to three minutes, has…

HTC Touch 3G launched in UK

Orange has announced the launch of the latest model from the manufacturer behind the T Mobile G1.The HTC Touch 3G has been made available on a number of tariffs from the network in an exclusive black finish that the network hopes will appeal to professionals and casual users.It states the "eagerly anticipated" model boasts a 2.8-inch touchscreen and UMA call technology, but says it is…

T Mobile announces “affordable” Blackberry package

Consumers recycling mobile phones to buy a new BlackBerry could be tempted by the latest deal from T Mobile.The network announced this week it would launch a new package that looked to make Research In Motion's range of devices more accessible to the public.It was noted that the BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone is to be featured in its line of pay-as-you-go mobile phones with a…

Low-cost Samsung ‘looks a bit familiar’

The design used for the "impressive" Samsung Soul has cropped up once again - and this time it is available in pink, it has been claimed.In a piece for Trusted Reviews, Sandra Vogel looks at the South Korean manufacturer's S7300 and notes that although it is not a high-specification device, it does have some attractive features.The affordable monthly tariff and "excellent battery life" are two…

Motorola latest ‘just like Beckham’

The latest phone from Motorola has been compared to international football star David Beckham. According to the manufacturer, the former Manchester United and current AC Milan player reflects the kind of qualities users can expect to find in its new Aura handset.The comments follow the launch of a new campaign by the company, in which Mr Beckham can be seen holding the new device as…

Nokia showcases new mobile system

Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia has shown off the latest stage in its Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.The system, which can be used to transfer data between mobile phones at close range, is something the company has had in development for some time - and has now been taken a stage further a new device.Nokia appeared at the third annual WIMA conference at the Grimaldi Forum…

Mobile games of the year (so far) listed

Pocket Gamer has published its top ten listing for the highest quality games of 2009 so far.The online publication ranked the mobile phone titles that have emerged across the first quarter of the year and concluded that there had been some unexpected entries at the upper end."First it was Jenson Button riding high in the F1 championship and now Russian publisher HeroCraft's High Speed 3D…

Nokia 5800 ‘a solid multimedia all-rounder’

One of the latest devices to emerge from Nokia has been put to the test in a new review.Launched earlier this year, the 5800 XpressMusic represents the Finnish manufacturer's first touchscreen foray into the post-iPhone market and could encourage some to recycle old mobiles in order to buy one.As such, infoSynch has taken the opportunity to put the model through its paces and concludes it…