Toshiba TG01 users and Orange’s ‘winning option’

The network that recently added the Toshiba TG01 to its range of smartphones has been praised for one of its latest phone innovations. Orange unveiled a new facility this week that allows users to collate a number of their social networking accounts in one place - enabling better media sharing, status updating and messaging options. Paolo Pescatore has since added in a post for the…

Remote security app for iPhone and BlackBerry users

Consumers who have recently upgraded to the latest phones from Apple and Research In Motion (RIM) may be interested in a new downloadable application for their device.Platinum Protection announced the availability of a new software package this week that can connect to a home CCTV system and provide remote access to alarms.In addition to being able to switch security networks on and off from an…

Roaming charge advice for Nokia N97 users

As many of the latest phones - such as the Nokia N97 - are equipped with technology that can be useful abroad, expert advice has been given on how to avoid being charged too much for using them.Richard Sharp, founder of the Gadgets and Gizmos blog site, said that when summer arrives the number of people who return home to horrendous mobile bills tends to…

Nokia N97 makers ‘still the top choice’

The creator of the Nokia N97 and 5800 XpressMusic is still the most popular manufacturer in the world, it has been advised.Gartner published its latest report looking at the combined market share of the industry and found the Finnish company to have retained a 36.8 per cent portion of the sector during the second quarter of 2009.Following Nokia, the first of two South Korean companies…

BlackBerry 8520 arrives on Vodafone

Vodafone has announced it has launched a new handset from the Research In Motion range of devices that is among the most affordable in the UK.The network unveiled the BlackBerry 8520 would be the latest addition to its line up of handsets and took the opportunity to point out the fact the model had a host of options that would appeal to both consumers and…

HTC Magic competition launched by Vodafone

Vodafone has announced details of a new competition that will allow consumers the opportunity to test their intelligence in order to win one of its latest phones.In support of the HTC Magic, a new network-exclusive device that is the third to be launched in the UK with Google Android operating system (OS) on board, the carrier is giving eleven away.Entrants must come up with an…

HTC Hero ‘a cheaper option than the iPhone’

If you are looking for cash for your mobile, recycling can be one option - and two reviews have emerged which may tempt those considering a replacement model.The HTC Hero, which is only the third to be launched in the UK with Google's Android operating system, was compared to one of its fiercest competitors this week - the iPhone 3G S.Niall Magennis of Trusted Reviews…

Samsung Jet put to the test

Having been announced in June, one reviewer has managed to put the Samsung Jet under the microscope this week.In an article for Mobile Burn, Michael Oryl described the South Korean firm's new handset as "a very desirable phone" that is fast and functional thanks to its onboard 800MHz processor.He explained the manufacturer had succeeded in creating a device that was not only quick, but could…