Sony Ericsson W395 – a Walkman phone, remember them?


The next in Sony Ericsson’s announcements of the day is the W395 Walkman phone proving that they’ll still churn them out no matter how much more irrelevant the old 80s brand gets with every passing breath.

Now, that’s not to say that the W395 is not a decent phone. It’s perfectly fine. It’s just that the promise of an FM radio, “high quality” stereo speakers and a graphic equaliser doesn’t really get anyone hot any more.

To make matters a little worse…

Cyber-Shot goes up a notch with Sony Ericsson's C903


So, MWC 2009 is all but upon us and the handsets have started trickling in. It’s all quite exciting, don’t you think? Today, Sony Ericsson has launched three new boys on the block, the most significant of which is the mid-range C903, an upgrade to the C902. See what they did there?

Hardware-wise, there doesn’t seem to be a hello of a lot different. It’s got the same 5-megapixel camera with slider lens cover, the same 2.4-inch QVGA TFT and the same annoying…

Top 10 Tuesday/Wednesday: 10 things to look for in a mobile phone


The launch of the very tasty Toshiba GT01 has got me thinking. What is it I’m after in the perfect phone? Well, what with the choice of handsets these days being about more than having polyphonic ringtones, and section 2 subcategory B of Sod’s Law stating that you can’t have everything, I thought it might be a good time to prioritise, especially with MWC 2009 just around the corner.

So, here we go then. The Tech Digest top 10 features to look for in a mobile phone as according to me and with all the subjectivity and bias I can muster. In reverse order…