HSDPA archive

  • A quick guide to HSDPA
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    A quick guide to HSDPA

    By 1 December 2008

    What is it? Standing for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access, HSDPA is the next stage on from 3G that allows you to surf the Internet at broadband-like speeds on the go. Available from all the major operators in the UK, the technology is used in a large...

  • T-Mobile MDA Compact IV mobile phone review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    T-Mobile MDA Compact IV mobile phone review

    By 9 October 2008

    Before HTC made phones for itself it made unbranded phones for the operators. So should you opt for the HTC Diamond, or the T-Mobile variant - the MDA Compact IV? We look at the differences to find out. Looking at the tech sheet virtually everything here...

  • BlackBerry Bold launches on Vodafone in the UK
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    BlackBerry Bold launches on Vodafone in the UK

    By 4 September 2008

    Following international launches in as far afield as Luxembourg, Malaysia, Indonesia and Turkey, RIM has launched the BlackBerry Bold smartphone in the UK with Vodafone. According to the Newbury-based operator, the BlackBerry Bold is available on special...

  • Samsung i8510 mobile phone review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung i8510 mobile phone review

    By 26 August 2008

    Samsung's latest all-powerful handset promises to match the might of the Nokia Nseries with a host of features, but can this multimedia gadget, that's also a phone, impress? We get more than just dialling to find out. There was a time when mobile phones...

  • Skypephone S2 mobile phone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Skypephone S2 mobile phone review

    By 21 August 2008

    A year on from the first mobile phone that was dedicated to Skype, 3, the mobile phone operator, has released a follow-up second version titled the S2. But has it improved the situation - should you get excited? Available as a pay-as-you-go (and contract)...

  • Carphone Warehouse stocking Samsung i8510
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    Carphone Warehouse stocking Samsung i8510

    By 12 August 2008

    We've already detailed the specs of what Samsung is claiming will be the first 8 megapixel cameraphone to launch in the UK market - the i8510. But now The Carphone Warehouse has confirmed that it is going to stock the model and it will arrive in the UK...

  • Qualcomm achieves world's first HSPA+ data call
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    Qualcomm achieves world's first HSPA+ data call

    By 1 August 2008

    Mobile phone services could be significantly improved thanks to a breakthrough made by Qualcomm. The wireless technology and data solutions firm has announced it has made the world's first HSPA+ data call. In basic teams - the High-Speed Packet Access...

  • Toshiba G450 mobile phone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Toshiba G450 mobile phone review

    By 15 July 2008

    Toshiba are not known for their mobile phones, and at first glance, the G450 appears to demonstrate why. A succinct quote comes to mind: "What are you?", although the reply here isn’t "I’m Batman". The question is still valid so we take a closer look...

  • HTC Diamond mobile phone review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    HTC Diamond mobile phone review

    By 25 June 2008

    HTC's Diamond, or Touch Diamond depending on who you talk to, is the latest iPhone challenger, but can it compete against a new 3G model or the plethora of other new smartphone handsets out there? We've been playing with the new handset for the last couple...

  • HP iPAQ 914 3G smartphone confirmed for end of June
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    HP iPAQ 914 3G smartphone confirmed for end of June

    By 9 June 2008

    Guten Tag from Berlin where HP is about to announce a host of new products at what is now an annual gathering of journos, bloggers and HP experts. Watch out for the coverage from tomorrow (10 June) but in the meantime, HP has let Pocket-lint get its mitts...

  • Samsung Omnia (SGH-i900) mobile phone - First Look review
    Phones 0 out of 5

    Samsung Omnia (SGH-i900) mobile phone - First Look review

    By 9 June 2008

    Samsung has thrown its oar in the mixing pot with its iPhone wannabe, but can the device match the power of Apple’s consumer centric device? We were given a chance to play with the handset before the official announcement. The Samsung Omnia - it means...

  • Motorola Z10 mobile phone  review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Motorola Z10 mobile phone review

    By 4 June 2008

    The new Motorola Z10, successor to the Z8, comes with the tag line "We’re all film makers now". But is this phone worth getting excited about? We find out. The Z10 takes on the kick slider form that we saw in the Z8. This somewhat quirky design from...

  • Samsung Soulb phone launches
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    Samsung Soulb phone launches

    By 29 May 2008

    Samsung has announced a new phone called the Soulb, a candy-bar version it says of the Samsung Soul. The new HSDPA phone, which will offer a 3 megapixel camera and 1GB of internal memory, won’t however feature the touch screen LCD found on the Soul...

  • Sony Ericsson K660i mobile phone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson K660i mobile phone review

    By 8 May 2008

    Sony Ericsson's latest handset is a HSDPA-sporting internet-focused mobile phone, but will it give you the web on the go? We get surfing to find out. The K660i from the outside looks like any other Sony Ericsson candy bar handset. The phone comes in glossy...

  • HTC Diamond - First Look review
    Phones 0 out of 5

    HTC Diamond - First Look review

    By 7 May 2008

    HTC today announced the HTC Diamond an HSDPA handset that puts touch at the forefront of its interface. So can it be the iPhone killer it's promised to be? Pocket-lint grabbed one at the global launch to find out. Small and compact (102 x 51 x 11.33mm)...

  • T-Mobile unveils MDA Compact IV mobile phone
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    T-Mobile unveils MDA Compact IV mobile phone

    By 7 May 2008

    Does this phone look pretty familiar to you? Well it should do because the MDA Compact IV is the T-Mobile version of the HTC Diamond complete with 3D TouchFlo and HSDPA connectivity. This T-Mobile version of the touchscreen, all-in-one mobile phone comes...

  • HTC Diamond launched
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    HTC Diamond launched

    By 6 May 2008

    HTC has launched its most user-friendly handset to date as it tries to compete against Apple's iPhone. The new device, called the HTC Diamond will, according to Peter Chou, the company's CEO, put usability first. "2007 was clearly about touch, 2008/2009...

  • T-Mobile eyes highspeed wireless market
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    T-Mobile eyes highspeed wireless market

    By 6 May 2008

    T-Mobile is upping the stakes in the high speed wireless phone network arena. The company has launched its first commercial service in New York City yesterday (Monday 5 May) but it has also revealed plans to take on those at the top of the market. T-Mobile...

  • Samsung shows off P960 phone
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    Samsung shows off P960 phone

    By 1 May 2008

    Samsung is claiming a world first with its latest phone launch, the P960. The 3G HSDPA mobile is said to be the world’s first DVB-H mobile TV phone that supports both of European mobile TV standards. These are Digital Video Broadcast - Convergence of...

  • Motorola Z10 launches in UK
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    Motorola Z10 launches in UK

    By 1 May 2008

    It was first introduced to the world way back in January but now Motorola's latest kick slider has arrived in the UK. The Moto Z10 is now available in O2 shops but the London launch gave journos a chance to have a play with the phone. And the more adventurous...

  • LG Secret in pictures
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    LG Secret in pictures

    By 24 April 2008

    LG has launched its third black series handset in the UK today and we were there to get a snap of the new phone in action. The new model, called the LG Secret (KF750), will follow on from the company's Chocolate and Shine handsets. According to the company...

  • Sony Ericsson W960i mobile phone review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W960i mobile phone review

    By 4 April 2008

    One of the most common complaints from music mobile phones is lack of on-board storage, but with 8GB stuffed into the Sony Ericsson W960i, could you be left wanting more? We had a look to find out. Coming in a fairly large form factor, measuring 109 x...

  • HTC Touch Cruise smartphone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    HTC Touch Cruise smartphone review

    By 3 April 2008

    The HTC Touch Cruise is the basis for the O2 Xda Orbit 2 and is also referred to as the HTC P3650. It runs the Windows Mobile 6 OS, which we don’t cover in detail here. Measuring 110(L) x 58(W) x 17(D)mm, and weighing in at 130g this is an average size...

  • HP iPAQ 614c Business Navigator mobile phone review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    HP iPAQ 614c Business Navigator mobile phone review

    By 1 April 2008

    The new HP iPAQ 614c Business Navigator promises to be your office in your pocket, but can it? We get working remotely to find out. So what do you get in the new smartphone from HP? Well, looking at the specs on the box, a plethora of stuff. If you're...

  • Much hyped BlackBerry 9000 leaked
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    Much hyped BlackBerry 9000 leaked

    By 28 March 2008

    We've known the BlackBerry 9000 is incoming for a while now - and the model was even confirmed by RIM's CEO recently - but the chaps at Engadget Mobile have managed to wangle a hands-on that leaves the much-rumoured device in no doubt at all. A totally...