Samsung has just announced the official launch of two new touch-screen phones that were being talked about earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress. One is the Samsung Star (or Samsung S5230), a 2.5G phone that’s already changed its name to the Samsung Tocco Lite for its UK appearance. The other, the 3G version, is the Samsung Preston (or S5600 if you prefer). Is that ‘Preston’ as in the Lancashire city, the Sussex-born pop singer or the evil animated robot dog?
The latest downloadable edition of The Fonecast is now online. Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge take their regular weekly look at the latest mobile news headlines, including the current rumours about T-Mobile UK. And Jonathan Viney, the new sales director at Wapple.net, talks about the challenges facing the mobile internet.