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Charlie Ivens

Member Since: 29th October 2009
No of Articles: 23
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15th April 2010

HTC Hero: Popular and Practical

This week the Mobile World Conference 2010 saw the launch from HTC of the Legend and Desire. These phones are descendants of the HTC Hero, HTC's smartphone pioneer with the Google Android OS. We look back at the great features that still make the HTC Hero...

14th April 2010

Nokia 5800 – The Musical Mobile Phone

The Nokia 5800 is officially the UK's number one portable music player -and it's a phone! Let's have look at its features and see if we can explain its success. The Nokia 5800 was released in 2008 but still remains one of the most popular mobile phones...

26th March 2010

Orange Celebrity blog round-up 18 March 2010

It's long been asserted that if there's an aeroplane in the sky, it's probably got a female celebrity on it - and she's probably somehow looking approximately 157 times less hassled than everyone else on the flight. Take Victoria Beckham, for example. ...

03rd March 2010

Orange Celebrity Blog Round-Up 22 February 2010

London Fashion Week has swung resolutely into action, and it's pretty much guaranteed to ruffle the feathers of the easily riled and provide the red-tops with oodles of tasty tittle-tattle morsels. For example, how about David Walliams and James Corden...

02nd March 2010

Blackberry 8520 Review

Blackberry recently launched a new handset targeted at entry -level users, but will its efforts yield any fruit? On the face of it, the 8520 looks like all the other Blackberry mobile phones. The external facia has the now-familiar screen with full QWE...

26th February 2010

Nokia 5230 – What’s new with this mobile phone?

Nokia have added another touch screen phone to their portfolio with the launch of the 5230 mobile phone. Here are a few key features. The Nokia 5230 is a similar phone to the 5800 but is more suitable for those with a lower budget, as it has fewer high e...

26th February 2010

LG Pop

Following on from the Cookie, LG have launched another budget touch screen phone, the LG Pop. One of the few touch screens available for under £100, the LG Pop has range of features to suit any budget. The Pop is one of the smallest mobile phones on t...

23rd February 2010

Orange British Academy Film Awards 2010 – Orange Rising Star Award

Arranged like a charming 50s co-ed picnic, the young women on the cover of Vanity Fair's latest Young Hollywood issue blur into a row of doll-faced lovelies. But look beyond the pastel confection and you'll find some promising actresses. Look out in part...

23rd February 2010

Orange Celebrity News - BRIT Awards 2010 – 19 Feb 2010

The critics might sniff at Tuesday's Brit Awards but with about the 1/20 of the Grammy categories, we think they're a great excuse to cut the speeches and watch more star antics! And what better star than our favourite Lady Gaga, who dominated with wins i...

18th February 2010

iPhone on Orange

Orange UK and Apple reached an agreement to bring iPhone 3GS and 3G models to Orange UK customers. Orange globally now offers iPhone in 28 countries and territories. According to a recent Ofcom report, Orange has the largest 3G network in the UK. The ...

17th February 2010

What is a smart phone?

There's been much buzz recently about smart phones and their stellar growth in the UK (and elsewhere) but what exactly are they and how are they defined? Unfortunately, there is no standard definition across the industry as to what smart mobile phones...

17th February 2010

Celebrity news – Beards and Beauties - 21 January 2010

Beards and beauties, beauties and beards - sometimes it's so hard to know which way to turn, we just plough straight through the middle and hope for the best. Let's start with beauties past and present. Amid news that 51-year-old Madonna has been chatt...

17th February 2010

Celebrity news - Orange Celebrity blog round-up 25 January 2010

A rare but welcome menfolk focus for today's round-up, although it's fair to say the chaps in question are no strangers to the goss pages. First up is David Beckham, whose otherwise pretty run-of-the-mill appearance on an Italian TV show was notable becau...

17th February 2010

Best phones for Facebook

There's no doubt that for lots of us Facebook has become an indispensable part of life and increasingly, people want to be able to access it on their mobile phones as well as their computers. Lots of handsets now make this possible so we have put together...

17th February 2010

Best Mobile Phones for Email

2010 is here and you might be looking for a new mobile phone for the New Year. There are a wide range of handsets to choose from and this article will help those find the best mobile phone with quick access to internet and email. The Nokia E71 is one...