Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone 7.2 USB "Stick" Modem review

    By 10 January 2008

    Vodafone has expanded its range of high-speed USB Modems with a new "Stick" design that as well as being super small and lightweight, is capable of connection speeds of up to 7.2Mbps. But, it's worth noting that these impressive speeds - up to 22 times...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Modem 7.2 review

    By 21 November 2007

    Attempting to stay one step ahead of the data pack, Vodafone has launched a new HSDPA-enabled USB modem that promises even faster speeds, but will it connect you quickly? We go surfing to find out. The Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Modem 7.2 is a small...

  • Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    Acer TravelMate 4285WLMi review

    By 29 January 2007

    Acer has a worthy reputation for delivering machines before the rest of the market has even considered it, so the arrival of a built-in 3G SIM card is something others have mooted but are still to fully put into production. It also comes as no surprise...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Nokia E50 mobile phone review

    By 15 January 2007

    So you're after a business phone, but aren't ready to go the full hog and upgrade to a smartphone? We won't ask why, but Nokia believes it has the answer it in its E series In steps the Nokia E50. The thinnest Nokia E series quad-band phone to date -...

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Geeks on Wheels review

    By 28 December 2006

    How does someone review a computer repair service, you might wonder. The task becomes a lot easier when your computer dies at precisely the time you hear of a new service, because it's obviously going to require some serious work in order to get it up...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone Mobile Connect USB Modem review

    By 21 November 2006

    Announced in August, Vodafone has today launched a USB version of its 3G data card to appeal to laptop users who either use an Apple Mac or have opted for an ultrathin or ultraportable laptop that doesn't have a PC Card slot. Called the Vodafone Mobile...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Premiere Anywhere BlackBerry printing service review

    By 3 October 2006

    So you've got an important email on your BlackBerry that you need to print, however you are miles away from the office. In steps PremiereAnywhere a small application that once installed on your email handheld device will allow you to print to any fax...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Impatica Showmate for BlackBerry review

    By 3 July 2006

    So you've got a BlackBerry, do loads of presentations and are tired of having to lug your laptop around with you wherever you go to do those presentations. In steps the Impatica Showmate for "Presentations on the Move" as it says on the box. Come again?...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    BlackBerry 8700g review

    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...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Blackberry 7100t smartphone review

    By 3 March 2005

    Blackberry’s stranglehold on the push-email arena seems to be tightening ever further, and its popular 7230 QWERTY keyboard-based handset also seems to be finding its way onto the belts of business users around the world. Some months on from the Vodafone...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Vodafone Blackberry 7100v smartphone review

    By 10 November 2004

    Blackberry's dominance in the push-email arena seems to be not letting up one bit, and its popular 7230 Qwerty keyboard based handset also seems to be finding its way onto the belts of business users around the world. So when Research in Motion, Blackberry's...