Camera, video and walkman together in the new Sony Ericsson

The latest handset from Sony Ericsson contains a variety of features that could inspire people to consider mobile phone recycling.Due to be released in the third quarter of 2009, the W205 offers a camera, video and walkman in one package.This could tempt some to recycle their current handset in order to make some cash to put towards the slider model.According to the manufacturer, the 1.3-megapixel…

LG handset praised for messaging functionality

A new mobile phone from LG has been highlighted as ideal for those looking for a compact phone that has messaging in mind.The South Korean manufacturer has launched a number of multimedia-focused devices of late - such as the Arena - but the MobileBurn website notes the Rumor2 takes a different approach.In a review for the online portal, Ricky Cadden says the handset is somewhat…

New Samsung is ‘big on battery’

Samsung has launched a rugged new mobile phone that is short on features but big on battery, a new article comments.In an article for the Trusted Reviews website, Sandra Vogel explains the B2700 Bound is a device that lacks the kind of high-tech gadgets that are found on most modern phones.However, she comments its tough, rubberised exterior and "astounding" battery life mean it could be…

Site praises ‘stylish W705’

A new phone that forms part of the Sony Ericsson Walkman range has been praised for its style in a new review.Experts at the Link said the W705 model takes the lead from a number of other music focussed handsets including the W980i and W880i, yet continued that it's look was very much its own.The Sony Ericsson device is equipped with a host of features…

Nokia offers Hotmail with messaging service

Nokia has announced that its email access service will now support Windows Live Hotmail.The Nokia Messaging product will also be available on the new Nokia 5800 XpressMusic touchscreen device.Free to download and set up, the service already supports other popular email accounts such as Yahoo! Mail, Gmail and AOL Mail.Up to ten email accounts can be added to the mobile phone, allowing the user to…

Nokia Ovi store to team-up with TV’s Heroes creator

Nokia has agreed to work with Tim Kring, creator of sci-fi TV show Heroes, to develop content for its new multi-platform Ovi store.Developers of the software, which launches next month, are working on a unique interactive application with Kring, built around his ideas for "new forms of entertainment".Devised under the working title TEVA, the programme will be an "immersive experience", according to Tero Ojanpera, executive…

New mobile browser put to the test

The latest mobile phones have been given another good web browsing option with the launch of a new software package, one reviewer has noted.According to Trusted Reviews' Niall Magennis the Torch Mobile Iris Browser 1.1.5 is a likeable system that serves as an alternative to Opera Mobile and the Windows-based Internet Explorer.He states that although the system is "quite buggy" in some areas, it looks…