Parents to be could benefit from iPhone use

Expectant mothers and fathers may wish to move to the front of the queue for a new Apple iPhone, after one publication spoke of the model's benefits during pregnancy.An article by the Hindustran Times explains the revolutionary device boasts a number of apps that, while not helping the pain to disappear, will help future parents become more knowledgeable about their situation.The first of these is…

Windows Phone 7 mobiles may be set for upgrade

People may want to start planning to trade-in a mobile and switch to a handset that runs on the new Windows Phone 7 operating system, as it is reportedly due a significant upgrade. Luke Johnson, author of a piece for T3, explains the revamp of the platform is thought to be a "massive" one that will enhance the experience enjoyed by users. Although it has…

Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 update may appeal to mobile phone fans

Keen mobile users could be tempted to switch to a Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 after the manufacturer launched a significant update to the model.The company has decided to move the phone from the Android 1.6 operating system to Android 2.1, despite it being released on the former only in October, writes CNET UK's Asavin Wattanajantra.It means many of Sony Ericsson's leading mobiles – including the…

Mobile phone users could benefit from upgrade to Android device

Consumers may have an even greater incentive than normal to trade-in a mobile phone and upgrade to a model that runs on the Android operating system. That is because news and reviews website T3.com is holding a huge giveaway of apps during December, known as the App Vent Calendar. With models like the HTC Desire HD triggering a boom in sales of Android phones, plenty…

Apple iPhone users advised to give Trainyard a go

Trainyard is a game that promises hours of entertainment for all the Apple iPhone owners who download and play it, says an expert. Reviewing the title for CNET UK, Luke Westaway notes it has been developed in an innovative manner and provides an intriguing and challenging task for users to complete. In addition to this, the game is "beautifully presented" and offers the opportunity for…

Consumers could trade-in mobile for adaptable Nokia phone

People who often find themselves in varying environments may have more reason than most to trade-in a mobile phone and switch to a Nokia handset.Ian, author of the latest Nokia Conversations blog, explains the Finnish brand's developers have created a beta version of the Situations app.This allows consumers to program their device to behave in a certain way depending on where it is being used.For…

Apple iPhone owners ‘can pick up bargain apps’

Both of the iPhone features nominated as this week's Apps of the Week by an expert are free of charge, perhaps highlighting the affordability of the revolutionary device.Jason Parker, writing a piece for CNET, explains the pair of tools should help people with their Christmas shopping, as the big day is now less than a month away.The first of the recommended apps is Amazon Mobile,…

Mobile phone users offered tips on securing new contract

Many people may be tempted to trade-in a mobile and sign up to a new contract for a superior handset, but it is worth remembering several things first.Jill Insley, writing for the Guardian, notes there are a number of ways to ensure the best deal is secured.Firstly, scour the market and compare the offerings of all the major providers, she states, adding there are a…