Finally a Windows Mobile handset I’d actually buy

I popped by the HTC stand yesterday and had a browse around. I’m normally hugely pained by HTC — brilliant devices completely hampered by Windows Mobile. Admittedly v6.1 of the OS is an improvement — but it’s still fundamentally annoying. I can’t stand the screen build-out and the fact that it simply can’t handle doing […]

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Las Vegas: Land of the shitty mobile handset

It took 6 minutes for me to come into contact with America’s handset reality. “And your purpose for visiting?” the chap asked. I was standing at the Las Vegas US Customs & Immigration border having my fingers printed. “Business, the mobil conference,” I said. The chap nodded. “What’s your occupation?” I thought I’d keep it […]

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The best ‘mobile’ handset on the planet

The Iridium 9555. It’s just launched and it’s the smallest, lightest handset that Iridium have ever offered. As I found out when I tested one of their other older handsets earlier this summer, there ain’t nothing better than a Sat Phone. It puts your average top of the range Nokia to shame through sheer connectivity […]

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Lock up anyone with a Ted Baker mobile handset

A while ago I read about the fashion brand, Ted Baker, jumping on the mobile bandwagon. I like to find out about these sorts of things. Other brands have entered the mobile marketplace before Ted Baker and, in some cases, done a reasonable job. While they might not be my cup-of-tea (or glass of Irn […]

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Not everyone has a mobile handset

Simon Usborne at the Independent has conducted a few interviews with a few notable British luminaries who either refuse to get a mobile, or who don’t see the point in bothering. It’s useful to remember that although I’m now seeing normobs (“normal mobile users”) on the streets of London with two mobiles in their hands, […]