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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

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

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.

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

GiffGaff to change goodybag prices soon

We recently covered the news that GiffGaff were asking their members how they wanted a new and improved goodybag to work. Have a read here if you’re interested. Basically they need to change how the unlimited data package works as apparently some users are using far too

EE announce 4G roaming for 13 new countries

Roaming data is something that’s ever so slightly annoying. If you want to stay connected whilst on holiday it’s more than likely going to cost you a few quid. EE have today announced that customers can roam at 4G speeds in 13 new countries. The new countries

The Sony M2 Aqua will be exclusive to Vodafone on launch

Earlier on today we posted details about the newly announced Sony Xperia M2 Aqua. Shortly after this Vodafone tweeted that it would be exclusive to them. So if you fancy one you may have to go to Vodafone or just wait a while. Source – Vodafone

EE in hot water over Priority Answer service

You know that new service that EE have started offering everyone but their pay and go customers? Yeah, the one where you pay 50p to queue jump. Well, it has landed them in some hot water on social media channels. #EE is just the RyanAir of mobile

Samsung Galaxy Alpha coming to Three and EE

Samsung have announced the Galaxy Alpha this morning ahead of the IFA conference in September. This has been a surprise to many, but Three and EE have rushed out the news they are bringing this new device to their networks. The Alpha has been expected for a

giffgaff considering package changes

We’ve already seen the annoyance at networks who increase prices mid-way through contracts, so it’s rather surprising to see giffgaff considering a big change in their packages, aka goodybags. The changes, which are being emailed out to customers for their opinions, could see the unlimited data getting

EE Introduces ‘Priority’ Customer Answer Service… at a cost

Let’s say you’ve got an issue with your network. Perhaps you’ve been over-charged for a bill, or your phone APN settings have wiped themselves. You wouldn’t want to pay them more money to fix a problem they potentially created… right? Well, that’s exactly what EE have begun offering

EE introduces new insurance plans

Way back when I started in the mobile industry Orange offered Orange Cover on their mobile phones for £5 per month to insure phones against almost any mishap and were often nice enough to let you backdate it if you hadn’t taken it but something had happened

Three to offer ‘pre credit checking’

Ever wanted to move network but worried that a silly mistake you might have made or overlooked ages ago hit your credit file and would mean you might get declined? Maybe you just took a large loan or mortgage but want to move network and think this

EE launch ‘Kite’ 4G MiFI device

EE have launched a new affordable version of their MiFi device which also has access to the faster ‘double speed’ network supporting up to 150Mbps in selected locations. Simply called the ‘Kite’, this small device acts as a WiFI router for up to 10 devices at one

EE roll out 4G in 250th town

EE have announced their 250th town in the UK now has 4G coverage with the Cornwall area now being included in the 4G rollout which has now hit 0ver 73% population coverage. EE is still plugging away switching as many sites as on as possible to allow

Three WiFi calling app now on Android too

Just yesterday we revealed the new app from Three which lets you make and receive calls over WiFi. It’ll use the same minutes and texts from your bundles, and it’s so great way to fill gaps in coverage or use your phone abroad. Yesterday the iOS version

Three launch WiFi calling app on iOS

Getting a signal is critical for a smartphone, especially when we’re making those all important calls and text messages. Three have had an app in testing recently for Android which routes your voice calls and texts over a WiFi connection. It’s ideal if you have no or poor

Chromecast now available on Vodafone UK

If you’re looking to get the back-of-your-TV dongle that is the Google Chromecast, Vodafone are now offering it up for a mere £25 with their 4G plans. The gadget, which we took a look at in detail here, will let you watch YouTube, NetFlix and iPlayer media