Handhelds

LG's Chocolate BL40 has a stunningly unusual design, but it's not without flaws

LG's Chocolate BL40 has a stunningly unusual design, but it's not without flaws

Strangely shaped like a chocolate bar, LG's Chocolate BL40 can't compete with other, more sophisticated smartphones
By Staff Writers Feb 17 2010, 11:06AM
RIM's BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone is great for email addicts

RIM's BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone is great for email addicts

Beautifully built, with a good keyboard; an excellent smartphone for intensive emailers
By Jonathan Bray Feb 11 2010, 11:08AM
Preview: The RIM BlackBerry Storm2 9520 excels in the touchscreen department

Preview: The RIM BlackBerry Storm2 9520 excels in the touchscreen department

A brilliant new touchscreen and RIM’s email excellence make the Storm2 an attractive device
By Jonathan Bray Jan 27 2010, 12:10PM
Nokia's E55 boasts impressive 6-day battery life

Nokia's E55 boasts impressive 6-day battery life

Hardly sexy and the screen is small, but this thin and light phone is impressively powerful for the price
By Jonathan Bray Jan 18 2010, 3:52PM
Palm Pre: Innovative OS isn't enough to rival iPhone and Android smartphones

Palm Pre: Innovative OS isn't enough to rival iPhone and Android smartphones

The new OS is good enough to ensure a devoted following, but this phone isn’t without its weaknesses. The big CES hit of 2009 fails to live up to the hype as a iPhone killer.
By Jonathan Bray Jan 11 2010, 11:18AM
HTC's Touch Diamond2 is still a great smartphone, regardless of Windows OS

HTC's Touch Diamond2 is still a great smartphone, regardless of Windows OS

Windows mobile 6.5 makes its debut, but the changes won’t convince Android or iPhone users to switch.
By Jonathan Bray Dec 15 2009, 12:24PM
Amazon Kindle International: clunky proprietary formats, woefuel e-book store and US-centric design make for an unappealing device

Amazon Kindle International: clunky proprietary formats, woefuel e-book store and US-centric design make for an unappealing device

Excellent hardware that’s let down by the Kindle Store and the irritating proprietary format on which it depends.
By Stuart Turton Dec 14 2009, 12:05PM
BlackBerry's Curve 8520 smartphone is too expensive to be a serious contender

BlackBerry's Curve 8520 smartphone is too expensive to be a serious contender

We like the ambition of producing a low-cost BlackBerry, but until it drops in price there’s too much competition.
By Tim Danton Nov 12 2009, 3:42PM
HTC delivers smartphone Hero to Android fans with flair

HTC delivers smartphone Hero to Android fans with flair

A hugely likeable phone that excels at web browsing and manages to just live up to its ambitious name.
By Tim Danton Nov 11 2009, 12:04PM
Sony Ericsson debuts Android-based Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson debuts Android-based Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson has finally joined its rivals by unveiling its first Android-based handset, the Xperia X10..
Nov 4 2009, 8:23AM
Windows Mobile 6.5 phones expected today

Windows Mobile 6.5 phones expected today

The first phones running Windows Mobile 6.5 go on sale today, with Microsoft extolling the virtues of the new operating system..
Oct 7 2009, 10:24AM
Nokia N97 smartphone fails with confusing OS and poor keyboard

Nokia N97 smartphone fails with confusing OS and poor keyboard

Packed with features, but the keyboard is terrible and the touch-enabled OS confusing.
By Jonathan Bray Sep 30 2009, 10:45AM
Is the HTC Touch Pro2 the ultimate business smartphone?

Is the HTC Touch Pro2 the ultimate business smartphone?

The Touch Pro2 is the ultimate corporate smartphone in terms of features, but it’s just too big and beefy.
By Jonathan Bray Sep 28 2009, 3:15PM
HTC's Touch Diamond2 might just be the best smartphone since the iPhone

HTC's Touch Diamond2 might just be the best smartphone since the iPhone

Well made, lots of goodies and an improved interface make this the best touch-only phone from HTC so far.
By Jonathan Bray Sep 25 2009, 11:24AM
HTC Magic, why this is the first Google phone worth considering

HTC Magic, why this is the first Google phone worth considering

The HTC Magic, available through Vodafone and Three in Australia, may be the second Android phone but it's the first worth considering.
By Jonathan Bray Sep 2 2009, 11:35AM
Apple iPhone 3GS: everything that's good (and not so good) about the iPhone

Apple iPhone 3GS: everything that's good (and not so good) about the iPhone

The 3GS is not a revolutionary upgrade, but one that finally makes the iPhone the smartphone to own. Here is our full review and summary of all the important features
By Jonathan Bray Aug 17 2009, 12:19PM
Intel demonstrates early Moorestown devices

Intel demonstrates early Moorestown devices

Intel has announced that its forthcoming mobile processor, codenamed Moorestown, will be much more efficient than at first thought, and has been showing off prototype devices.
By Iain Thomson Jul 16 2009, 10:07AM
Nokia E75 mobile offers A-list flair and functionality

Nokia E75 mobile offers A-list flair and functionality

A great phone that combines business and personal functionality in one neat and sturdy package.
By Paul Ockenden Jul 14 2009, 4:44PM
Apple blames materials for iPhone problems

Apple blames materials for iPhone problems

Smokin' hot iPhones have lots of problems.
By The Inquirer Jul 13 2009, 10:36AM
Intel and Nokia partner on future mobile devices

Intel and Nokia partner on future mobile devices

Intel and Nokia have announced a partnership to develop new mobile platforms that look beyond today's smartphones, laptops and netbooks..
By Daniel Robinson Jun 24 2009, 7:54AM