Tocco upgrade put to the test

The latest upgrade to Samsung's range of mobile phones is a stylish and powerful handset that is worthy of attention, according to a recent review.In a piece for the Cnet UK website, Flora Graham looks at the manufacturer's Tocco Ultra and notes the device is a great new touchscreen model that may be of interest to some.The article notes the "fabulously bright" AMOLED screen and…

Reviewer puts the Arena up against the iPhone

If you are looking to trade in your mobile for a new device and cannot decide between the LG Arena and the iPhone, a new review could help.PC Authority's Daniel Long recently pitted the latest multimedia touchscreen model from the South Korean manufacturer's range against the iconic Apple gadget.It was noted that although there are some clear design similarities between the two, when it comes…

Apple Skype team-up ‘good for international calls’

The Skype application for use with the Apple iPhone 3G is ideal for those who use the device for international calls, it has been suggested.According to the Trusted Reviews site, the web-based calling facility was one of the most "eagerly anticipated" arrivals on the App Store and although it has some faults, it could provide a cheap solution for some.The software was put to the…

W705 ‘combines music performance with elegance’

Those looking for a music-focused mobile phone that looks as good as it performs should take a look at the Sony Ericsson W705, according to a new review.Riky Devon of the itv.sys-con.com online news resource states the model follows a number of others in the manufacturer's range in providing high-performance audio features.He also notes that the sliding handset - which is available now on T…

Movie mobile game put to the test

Fans of mobile gaming have been offered a new title that ties in with the number one movie Monsters vs Aliens, which one reviewer has put to the test.The downloadable software is based on the digitally-animated film which recently shot to the top of the UK box office charts following its April 3rd release.According to Kath Brice of the Pocket Gamer website, the platform-based game…

Google updates features for iPhone and G1

Those looking to recycle mobilephones to fund a new handset may be interested in the latest development for the iPhone 3G and T Mobile G1.Google has announced this week that it has enhanced its email offering for both the Apple multimedia gadget and all other Android-powered devices - which in the UK is still just the HTC-built G1.Among the changes are an improved interface for…

Cupra fans given chance to drive on iPhone

Seat has teamed up with the creator of the iPhone 3G to create a game based on its upcoming model - the Ibiza Cupra.The Spanish automaker also revealed the popularity of the title has seen it rocket into the top three most popular free features on Apple's online App Store.Steve Robertson, head of marketing at Seat said it was hoped the success of the game…

Nokia device ‘ideal for representing Nokia 3G’

One of Nokia's latest entry-level 3G handsets has been chosen to launch the manufacturer in South Korea.The 6210s was selected to represent the Finnish firm and won praise from a spokesman for the group's Greater China, Japan and Korean operations as potentially being a great device for the region.Colin Giles, Nokia's senior vice-president for the sector, said the company was proud of the device as…