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Our first look at the Sonim XP3 waterproof phone

We’re big fans of the Sonim series of toughened handsets. The last one I had, the XP1, I took up a mountain overlooking Lake Tahoe and, in the middle of the snow, proceeded to stamp repeatedly on it with my ski boots. All around, bemused skiers hoping off the ski lift nearby watched, wondering what […]

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LG Mobile Developer Network: Look how complicated this is!

Yup, you read that right. YES there is an LG Mobile Developer Network. Finally. Excellent. Unfortunately it is stuck in the year 1997. Yes indeed! If you’d like to get your application on to LG handsets, it’s as simple as: 1. Spend AGES writing a sodding proposal. (Ok so it’s only two pages…) 2. Formally […]

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Having a look at the (woeful) Samsung Omnia

Our resident new student, Dan Pullen, has been having a look at the Samsung Omnia. Having obtained one, what does he reckon? Let’s find out. Caution, though: The Omnia is Windows Mobile… which as we all know is a rather challenging OS for anyone other than the most patient… – – – – – Recently […]

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First look at Android from the launch

Our man Mark is there, hands-on, playing with the T-Mobile G1…

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Look at how screwed up the telecoms industry is

Here, then, is a good example of how screwed up the telecoms industry is, here in the UK. I got a note through from PhonePayPlus about their ’emergency investigation’ into the practices of a company by the name of PremTel Limited. Here’s the PhonePayPlus overview: The service is charged at up to 50 pence per […]

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You’ve seen the iPhone, now take a look at the competition

I found this ad on the Orange.co.uk site: It made me smile a little. The Bold certainly gives the iPhone a run for it’s money in my book, but the others listed? No. Not even near.