Conversations from: December 2011

BlackBerry Torch 9810 gets Best Buy

The BlackBerry Torch 9810 has been put to the test in our labs and come out with a great score and a Best Buy award. Read more about the BlackBerry Torch 9810

Windows Phone reaches 50,000 apps

Over 50,000 apps are now available to download on the Windows Phone Marketplace just 14 months after the operating system launched. Read more about the Windows Phone Marketplace

3.7m Android devices activated over Christmas

According to Andy Rubin, senior vice president of Mobile at Google, 3.7m Android devices were activated on Christmas eve and Christmas day. Read more about Android activations over Christmas

The best of the mobile phone sales

Christmas has come and gone but the mobile retailers are still full of festive spirit - or have got a load of surplus stock they need to shift - so we round-up the best of the January sales. Read more about the mobile phone January sales

Camera-bundled software: Is it any good?

We don't choose our cameras based on the software that's included in the box, and for Sony it might be a good job that we don't. We put the camera-bundled photo-editing software from seven major brands to the test with the best and the worst being poles apart. (more…)

Nokia Lumia 800 disappoints in our lab tests

The results are in and it's not good news for Nokia as its first Windows Phone smartphone gets disappointing scores. Read more about the Nokia Lumia 800

Motorola Razr awarded a Best Buy

After submitting the Motorola Razr to our rigorous lab tests we have awarded the Android smartphone Best Buy status. Read more about the Motorola Razr

Top tips for returning your mobile phone

So you got a shiny new mobile phone for Christmas only to find out that that it doesn’t quite work how it should. Wondering what the next step is? Check out our top tips on how to return a problem mobile phone. Read more on how to return your mobile phone

Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the best Android phone we’ve tested

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus isn't just the first phone to run Android Ice Cream Sandwich, it is also the highest scoring Android smartphone we have ever tested. Read more about the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Still got a big box TV? High energy costs may make you think again

If you’re still holding on to your old big box TV, you may unknowingly be adding to your household bills because their high energy consumption. With prices falling on more energy-efficient flat screen TVs, the post-Christmas sales may be a great time to pick up a new TV that’s cheaper to run. Read more about the energy costs of big box TVs