Archive for Shaun Marin

  • Levi shows off new handset

    Levi shows off new handset

    By 23 August 2007

    Levi Strauss has shown off its new mobile phone to press in London as its gets ready for its UK launch. The new phone, which looks more like a packet of 10 cigarettes than a mobile phone, will come complete with Levi Strauss branding and dog chain to...

  • Nokia 3250 mobile phone
    3.5 out of 5

    Nokia 3250 mobile phone

    By 29 June 2006

    Music mobiles will apparently soon kill off every MP3 player except the iPod. I can certainly see how that would be the case – you obviously love gadgets reading this site, but given the choice wouldn’t you rather just take one item down the pub with...

  • Blackberry 7130g smartphone
    3.5 out of 5

    Blackberry 7130g smartphone

    By 22 June 2006

    Beloved by celebs and stressed business types, the latest BlackBerry device is a slimed-down affair for the common man (or woman). Now you’ve got even less of an excuse for not taking the office every where you go. The latest BlackBerry offers pretty...

  • Nokia 6280 mobile phone
    4 out of 5

    Nokia 6280 mobile phone

    By 4 May 2006

    Nokia is rapidly getting to grips with this 3G malarkey, and this handset is possibly its best third-generation handset yet. The 6280 is a Series 40 mobile, and features an updated version of the popular operating system. It’s also a little bit on the...

  • Sony Ericsson Walkman W810i  mobile phone
    4.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson Walkman W810i mobile phone

    By 20 April 2006

    Sony Ericsson's core music mobile promises lots, and unlike an Embrace album, it delivers. The range of Walkman mobiles now stretches further than our incredulity over the fact that Coldplay are a successful recording act. And slap bang in the middle...

  • Nokia 6103 mobile phone
    3.5 out of 5

    Nokia 6103 mobile phone

    By 13 April 2006

    The Nokia 6103 is that rarest of beasts, a drop-dead simple mobile phone. In this fast-moving world of smartphones, music phones, GPS phones, camera phones and GPSmusiccamerasmartphones it's unusual to find a plain old-fashioned phone phone. The Nokia...

  • Samsung SGH-Z320i 3G i-mode mobile phone
    4 out of 5

    Samsung SGH-Z320i 3G i-mode mobile phone

    By 30 March 2006

    Chelsea seem hell bent on alienating the entire world, but new sponsor Samsung Mobile has gone for a far more inclusive approach with the first 3G and iMode combination handset. From a very young age I was always told that putting all your eggs in one...

  • BlackBerry 8700g
    4 out of 5

    BlackBerry 8700g

    By 16 March 2006

    For a while there it looked as though push email would be shoved off the mobile map. But now Research in Motion (RIM) the company behind the Blackberry has reached a $612.5 million settlement with software company NTP it looks as though the millions of...

  • Motorola SLVR L6
    3.5 out of 5

    Motorola SLVR L6

    By 9 March 2006

    Motorola proves that it’s better at grouping than Phil "The Power" Taylor, with the latest addition to its ever growing family of slimline phones. The L6 is the slimmest handset available on the market right now, and unless you want a phone that will...

  • Sony Ericsson K800 mobile phone - FIRST LOOK
    4 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson K800 mobile phone - FIRST LOOK

    By 8 March 2006

    Following on the success of Sony Ericsson’s Walkman music mobiles comes another assault into Sony’s brand vault - the Cyber-shot camera phone. This shows incredibly good thinking on the company’s behalf, for while the Cyber-shot brand doesn’t...

  • Siemens SL75 mobile phone
    4 out of 5

    Siemens SL75 mobile phone

    By 23 February 2006

    After struggling with a gaggle of Paul McCartney references we’ve plumped with the never ageing-one’s Back To The Egg. That’s exactly what the revamped Siemens/Benq brand has done, returning to the former highlight of its range the delectably delicious...

  • Motorola RAZR V3i mobile phone
    3 out of 5

    Motorola RAZR V3i mobile phone

    By 16 February 2006

    A manufacturer with the most popular mobile on the market has a problem when it comes to updating that phone: just how do you improve on a product without ruining it? Motorola has obviously decided the way forward is to leave well alone, only pausing...

  • Orange SPV C600 mobile phone
    4 out of 5

    Orange SPV C600 mobile phone

    By 9 February 2006

    Hands up if you bought the SPV C550? If so, you have our sympathy, seriously. That mobile promised so much and delivered … well … a couple of extra buttons so you could access the MP3 player, more sluggish response times than the C500 and … well,...