Tag: carphone warehouse

Monqi – A safe smartphone for your kids

A few years ago I worked for an internet provider. My advice, if any parents ever asked, would be to keep the PC in a “family room”. Now, well now you just can’t do that. Kids demand phones, and those phones aren’t “dumb phones” either. No. The latest …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – All the details and the live launch

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Yeah. That didn’t go well did it? It became famous for all the wrong reasons – appearing on warning signs at airports and generally becoming the butt of jokes involving explosions or fireballs. Today marks the launch of the Note 8, and the …

iPhone got your FLAVR?

Another set of new cases! FLAVR, by STRAX GmbH, launched a brand new range yesterday of “hot, bold and eclectic” (according to the press release!) phones cases for iPhone 5/5SE, 6/6S, 7, 7 Plus and Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The new cases will be available for £9.99 from …

Nexus 5X preorders at Carphone Warehouse

Whilst perusing my favourite deals site earlier today, I spied this link which will take you into the land of Keith Lemon. No seriously though, head to Carphone Warehouse and you will find that they’re taking pre-orders for the Nexus 5X. Not only that, but they are cheaper …

Carphone Warehouse sites hacked. Your data, everywhere.

Ordered anything through OneStopPhoneShop.com, Mobiles.co.uk or e2save.com recently? Yeah. You could have some serious problems. Carphone Warehouse has been hacked pretty badly, and they operate all of those sites. Although overall owners Dixons Carphone state that the “vast majority” of their customers are unaffected, personal details of up …

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge – Start your engines

If you’ve been won over by the Samsung Galaxy S6 brothers then nearly every UK network has announced pre-orders and pricing. Here’s a run-down of the options available to you if you’re looking to get one. Before I start, if you’re after an up-close look at both the …

Carphone Warehouse to setup an MVNO with Three

With the amount of networks here in the UK possibly dropping down to three main players, it’s interesting to see new MVNOs from manjor companies suddenly appearing. Only last week we saw Sky jumping on board the O2 train to set themselves up as a virtual operator. Now …

Soft Purple Xperia Z3 available from Carphone Warehouse

You remember our Xperia Z3 review don’t you? Of course you do. However, if you want to get that phone in a lovely shade of purple, head to Carphone Warehouse, where the waterproof handset is available from £33 per month. Purple is exclusive to pay monthly plans with …

Doro Liberto 820 now available through Carphone Warehouse

Specs really aren’t what you should be buying this particular device for. I mean yes, it has a 4.5″″ screen (940×560) and runs Android 4.4.2 plus there’s an 8 megapixel shooter. It has the usual WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and there’s space for a microSD card. This, though, …

Rumours – what are they worth?

Let’s get the what right out of the way: There’s been a tip from a trusted source that CPW will have the new Nexus device on sale on 1 November. Interesting, right? That gives all us all sorts of possible timelines to work with. But what does that …

Fancy my One pink mini 2?

You’ve read our HTC One mini 2 review surely? Of course you have. You’re an avid Coolsmartphone reader and you follow us on Twitter too. How about getting it in a lovely shade of pink? Yeah, you’d love that. I know you well. You want a pink phone …

Rumour – Three to return to Carphone Warehouse?

Despite most sales being direct and, despite withdrawing from Carphone Warehouse last year, Three look to be coming back again. There’s no official announcement just yet, but we understand from a trusted source that the Three network will be offered up again by the high street retailer soon …

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse to merge

Will Carphone Warehouse now change to a more modern name? Or will the two companies merge names? DixPhone? DixWarehouse? Well no, actually. Dixons, who own Currys and PC World, are to merge with Carphone Warehouse in a £3.8bn deal and they’ll be known as… (drum roll please..) Dixons …

The HTC One (M8) – Available to buy Tuesday. More detail.

Well, that was quick. Carphone Warehouse have been in touch with us and were falling all over themselves to let us know about this pre-order link. * “We’ll send you a brand new HTC One to keep if you mention our pre-order page”, they tell me. Well, OK …

New HTC One available to buy minutes after announcement

The Telegraph is reporting that the all-new (and heavily-leaked) HTC One (M8) will be available just a few moments after the launch a week today. If true, this could mean a major coup for HTC because it’ll be available in shops before the Samsung Galaxy S5 on April …

Carphone Warehouse and Currys/PC World in merger talks

Dixons Retail Group has revealed that it’s entered into preliminary talks with Carphone Warehouse about a potential merger. The group currently owns PC World and Currys that sell a range of tablets amongst their wide range of household electronics goods, but only scratches the surface with a small …

Three pull out of Carphone Warehouse.

Those Carphone Warehouse people will have one less network to offer soon. Three are pulling out and have chosen instead to focus on their own Three stores as a sales channel. The network has already stopped offering their plans to Phones 4u, and they’ve revealed that 89% of …

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 arriving in stores this weekend

We knew it was coming, but this weekend you can get the Galaxy Ace 3. It’s an updated version of the Ace 2, but with the addition of 4G. It’ll be in shops from October 5th with EE stores stocking it first. Carphone Warehouse and Tesco adding it …