Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones

    Samsung Wave 3 pictures and hands-on

    By 1 September 2011

    Samsung is still developing its own Bada platform, despite enjoying runaway success with its Android smartphones. Leading the charge for Bada 2.0 is the new Samsung Wave 3.  We’ve liked previous Wave handsets: they’re well put together and offer...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: 2011 review (Android)

    By 8 June 2011

    As great as he is, there are some days when you just don't feel like watching Lewis Hamilton's face on television. Thankfully has a brilliantly in-depth app which keeps you posted with stats so you can avert your gaze from the screen. Those who...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung Wave II review

    By 28 February 2011

    Samsung’s original Wave from last year was an attempt at a high-functioning smart phone at a lower than usual price, thanks to Samsung’s Bada OS, which is supposed to be cheaper to implement than the likes of Android. It did a pretty good job too,...

  • Phones 3 out of 5

    Samsung Wave 723 review

    By 25 January 2011

    The Samsung Wave 723 (GT-S7230E) is Samsung’s latest Bada phone. If you remember, that’s their own mobile phone software platform. Launched at MWC 2010 on the Samsung Wave, the company has always said it is committed to the platform. It is perhaps...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Samsung Wave GT-S8500 review

    By 15 June 2010

    There is a lot riding on the Samsung Wave. It is the company's flagship handset, designed to show off its new platform Bada. As such this review is a little on the long side, but it is worth digging around and seeing what the Wave has to offer. Samsung...