Author: Andrew Boxall

Sony Ericsson Announce New Walkman W508 Phone!

  Sony Ericsson released all the details on the W508, replacing the W380i, at the beginning of the week, along with several other new models.  The W in its model number indicates this is a Walkman mobile phone and visually it reminds us of the W980i, which is no bad thing!  The Sony Ericsson W508 Features: Let’s take a closer look at the features on this new mid-level Sony Ericsson phone: Interchangeable front covers. The W508 is a 3G handset. It features the Walkman music player, an FM RDS radio and a video player. The accelerometer controls screen rotation and […]

Top Ten Mobile Phone News Stories of the Week – 9th January.

This week sees the CES trade show in full swing out in Las Vegas and several of this week’s top news stories feature mobile phones making their debut there.  Other news includes the Nokia 5800 UK release date, a new HTC and Motorola phone, plus some Hello Kitty madness! 1.  Sony Ericsson Reveal C510 and W508. Sony Ericsson didn’t waste much time and have shown us two new mobile phones during the first week of 2009!  The W508 is a clamshell Walkman phone with a front panel which can be changed for different colour ones, external music controls and a […]

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Ultimate Review

The world has been waiting for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic.  We started seeing pictures earlier this year on the Internet, we all caught a glimpse of it in use during The Dark Knight movie and we rejoiced at its official announcement in October and now, after an unforeseen delay, it’s finally ready to hit the shelves! The Nokia 5800 featuring … The 5800 is the world’s first Symbian S60 5th Edition touchscreen mobile phone and Nokia’s first proper attempt at a dedicated touchscreen handset.  We were all prepared early on for the 5800 to be a midrange device, however the operating […]

INQ 1 : The Ultimate Review | Dedicated to Facebook

Facebook is one of the top social networking websites with more than 140 million active users, each with an average of 100 friends and 13 million which update their status daily.  Founded in 2004 and with an Alexa traffic rank of 5, this level of popularity means you’ll find some sort of Facebook application for whatever mobile phone you use.   Surprisingly, no-one has created a dedicated mobile Facebook device – until now. Prior to the INQ1, UK cellular network 3 gave us the Skypephone and this is a clear evolution.  Contained inside a rather restrained slider-phone casing is a collection […]

Top Ten Mobile Phone News Stories of the Week – 2nd January.

Happy New Year!  Welcome to the first weekly roundup of 2009, sharing the top mobile phone stories hitting the news with all our readers.  This week we have a host of international mobile phone releases, many of which we’d love to have here!  Let’s take a look. 1.  Leaked Pictures of Samsung S8300. The Samsung S8300 is a slider/touchscreen mobile phone rumoured to be released around March, although it’s not known if this will be a European or Asian release.  The big news is the large touchscreen is an OLED item which offers better contrast with less power draw, in […]

2008′s Mobile Phone Highlights!

If you’re a mobile phone fan, 2008 has been a bumper year, with many exciting new handsets reaching the market.  It’s hard to choose the ‘best’ of the year, or even our favourite, so instead of pondering for hours we present our top ten/best of/favourite mobile handset releases of 2008 all in one list.  So, in no particular order, here they are! Samsung i900 Omnia Released in the middle of the year, the Omnia i900 was the first Samsung mobile phone to feature a Windows Mobile operating system, which thankfully was the much-improved 6.1 version.  One of two WinMo handsets […]

Mobile Phone News Awards for 2008!

 Dial-a-Phone presents a series of awards based around the top mobile phone news stories, releases and gossip of the past year.  However, if you’re looking for ‘Best Phone’ or similarly dreary content, you may be disappointed… Mobile Movie Star of 2008. Nominees:  The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (for The Dark Knight), Sony Ericsson C902 (for Quantum of Solace) and the Apple iPhone 3G (for Sex and the City). The Winner:  The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic! At first glance, this is a tough category to judge, however, when one looks at the movies in question, a clear winner emerges.  The iPhone is featured […]