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Phones 4u gets ditched by Vodafone

Looking for a new contract with Phones 4u? In February there’s going to be a reduced choice of networks. Vodafone has decided to ditch the chain and “enhance” their relationship with Dixons Carphone (aka Carphone Warehouse). Founded back in 1987 by John Caudwell, Phones 4u will soon

LG G3 – The Energizer Bunny?

I’m going to write this while it’s fresh in my head because I’ve reviewed a number of phones over the years and, quite honestly, I’m a bit bowled over. Now, we’ve already published our LG G3 review, but I’ve only just got my hands on one. James

Order until 10PM for delivery the next working day on O2

Imagine the scene. I’m sitting on the sofa, feet up and watching another episode of Traffic Cops. To my right, my wife is buying clothes on Next.co.uk. It’s fairly late at night, but the clothes and shoes arrive the morning after. Now O2 are at it too,

Vodafone deliver 4G to PAYG customers too

Getting mobile broadband speeds just got a bit easier on Vodafone, with the UK network allowing their Pay As You Go customers onto the 4G network too. It’s been a year since the Voda 4G tech got switched on, and their existing 4G Pay Monthly customers are

LG G2 going cheap on Vodafone

Whilst looking around for a new handset, I stumbled across a sale that Vodafone are doing. They’ve discounted the £99 up-front fee normally charged on their contract LG G2 and you can pick it up (until September 17th) for free on plans starting at a measly £18.50

Nexus 7, 2012 model, going for a song

Fancy a well-known tablet for not much cash? Expansys have knocked down the price of the Asus-built Google Nexus 7 to just £79.99. Originally this was up for £128.13, and it’s powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU with 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM and a 7″ 1280×800

EE 4G now covers the greatest town in the UK

EE has announced another raft of locations to be bathed in 4G. They include the Prime Minister’s home constituency of Witney and a rather fantastic town called Burntwood where handsome and intelligent people live. We’ve even got the smallest park in the world, so smoke on that.

Huawei tease with .. 7 Mates ?

So what do we have here? Are Huawei teasing 7 new devices? Or is just one device getting launched at IFA and we’re just getting bombarded with buzz words? The video seems to suggest a glamorous device or devices that can keep up with your life, dynamically

MiPow PLAYBULB review

The bulb you screw into your light fitting has one simple task – to provide light. It’s a standard and rather boring task but, with the new eco-friendly bulbs costing more than the old-style bulbs, why not add something extra? This, for £59.99 (although I’ve seen them

Acer Liquid E700 only £160 unlocked

Amazon in Germany have just added this quad-core handset, which has a 5″ Zero-Air-Gap IPS HD screen (1280 x 720), 2GB RAM, 16GB storage and runs Android 4.4.2. The Acer Liquid E700 is called the Trio because it can take three SIM cards, so one for work,

Windows Phone isn’t even a choice for Huawei

Despite some critical headlines, we can’t stop coming back to the guys at Huawei. Their smartphone shipments show no sign of slowing down – 52 million smartphones were shipped last year and they’re the third largest smartphone manufacturer. We were impressed with the P6, their flagship, and

Samsung Galaxy Alpha coming to EE, pre-order on Thursday

Sure, it looks a bit like the Galaxy S5, but the Alpha has a more “premium” feel and a posh metal frame. Call it a potential iPhone 6 rival, call it a HTC One M8 competitor, we’ve got all the details here. Inside there’s a 12 megapixel

The man behind the leaks – Evan Blass

Whether you’ve followed us for while or just for a few short months, the massive @evleaks Twitter account has been the source of many handset and tablet leaks. We, as tech sites, quickly learned that this particular leaker was very reliable. Images, specs and launch dates have

Nexus 7 16GB cheap deal

Argos are selling off some refurbished Nexus 7 16GB tablets on eBay at the moment. The offer, which you can see in full here, includes a 12 month warranty. Running Android 4.3, the tablet also has a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB RAM and a 1920×1200 pixel

Give your phone or tablet a Snuggle

Getting a cover for your phone isn’t always easy. Finding one for your handset is one challenge, then getting a colour or style to suit your personality is another struggle. My wife, who is pretty brand-aware and (like most women) fashion-concious, wants to get an iPhone. She

Tesco deals – ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 available for not that much

How’s £79 grab you for this? Tesco seem to be offering some pretty cheap deals on tech right now, and this weekend you can treat yourself to a relatively cheap ASUS 7 incher. It weighs 302g and has a HD 1280×800 IPS display, quad-core CPU, dual speakers,

Chromecast even cheaper at Tesco

Last night we covered the fact that Currys had dropped the price of the Google Chromecast down to just £20. However, over at Tesco they look to be having a bit of a sale this Bank Holiday Weekend, with the price of TVs, tablets and the Chromecast

Chromecast on the cheap

How do we extend this out to a full news item? I’m not too sure, but if you want that natty Google gadget that lets you watch movies and TV shows through your WiFi and HDMI port, you can now get it for just £20. That’s cheap,

Swype down in price

If you’re bored with the standard Google keyboard that’ll let you drag your finger over each letter to create a word then you can go ahead and grab another keyboard …that does…almost the same swipe-over-the-keys-to-make-a-word thing. One in particular that’s always proved popular is Swype, and right