Hands-on Galaxy Experience with the Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700

We had the chance to get our hands on the Samsung Galaxy Spica for a few minutes, while it wasn’t the final device, first impressions look promising.  The Samsung Galaxy Spica is essentially a lighter, compact version of its fellow companion, the Samsung Galaxy. This budget smartphone offers a more affordable slice of Android technology in a lighter, compact case. The Android system is the 1.5 cupcake version. The differences between this and its predecessor are few and far between; some improvements have been made, but realistically you wont see a lot of change between this and the platform in the HTC Magic or […]

Nokia N900 Blurs Line Between Smartphones and Portable Computers

The Nokia N900 (aka the Nokia Rover) is a device that is not quite a mobile phone and not quite a laptop computer. Or if you want to look at it another way; it’s a device that functions as both of these devices making it one of the most modern devices on the market today. This is the first Internet tablet that incorporates full phone functionality into its design. It also incorporates many features of a smartphone including a touchscreen, a digital camera and advanced media player capabilities. With multiple keyboard options and a lot of options for personalization, this […]

BlackBerry Storm 2 Full Specs

We’ve managed to have a quick glance at the supposed final spec sheet for the BlackBerry Storm 2, Odin or what ever you want to call it. These details are yet to be confirmed by BlackBerry itself, but with the UK release date of the 26th October looming, and US even closer they can’t be far off. – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 – HSDPA 900/1900/2100 – TFT touchscreen with Surepress Technology – Accelerometer – GPRS – EDGE – WiFi – Bluetooth – BlackBerry OS – SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging – HTML Browser – GPS – Java – Documents to go (word, […]

It’s Here! The HTC HD2 is Official!

Following O2′s and T-Mobile’s early poster shots, plus a variety of other leaks over the last few months, our patience with HTC was running out – just make the HD2 official!  Finally, as predicted, the follow-up to the Touch HD is here and if it’s possible, we’re even more in awe than before! The reason for this lies squarely in the phone’s amazing feature list, so if you’re ready, we’ll run through it below for your reading pleasure: It’s powered by the Qualcomm 1Ghz ‘Snapdragon’ chipset complete with 512MB ROM and 448MB RAM. The operating system is Windows Mobile 6.5, […]

BlackBerry Storm 2 Preview

It wasn’t all that long ago that we jumped on board the BlackBerry bandwagon and gave you a glimpse of what’s to come with the BlackBerry Storm 2. Since then a lot has changed. Vodafone have the handset exclusive and a reliable source have informed us that Blackberry may be shaking off the Storm title and re-naming it the BlackBerry Odin. Better still we’ve got our hands on the Odin itself. First things first and the question on everybody’s lips, ‘have BlackBerry sorted out that dreadful attempt of a touchscreen that we encountered with the first Storm. Well as with […]

Why Vodafone’s 360 Handsets Demand Your Attention

Vodafone has announced the launch of its new 360 web portal along with the release of two new touchscreen phones that will let customers take advantage of the new service. The 360 service is an Internet portal which brings cloud computing to Vodafone’s handsets. Using this web-based personalized connection to the Internet allows customers to use these handsets to maintain their online social networks and to access an advanced web-based address book. That’s a great service but it’s not too different from the services that people get with other up-to-date web-connected touchscreen phones. So why should you bother paying attention to […]

A Roundup of October’s Hottest New Mobile Phones

As has been clear over the last few weeks, October is set to be a good month for those interested in new mobile phones, with several exciting handsets being released or becoming available for pre-order.  To whet your appetite even further, let’s take a look at five of the best phones to come later this month: The Motorola DEXT. Will the DEXT be Motorola’s comeback?  There’s a good chance it will since the early word is that the hardware is good and the software smooth and reliable.  The DEXT uses Google Android and covers it with MOTOBLUR, where widgets display […]