Tag: cost

giffgaff iPhone 8 pricing announced

OK, as you know giffgaff are a bit different. They run on the O2 network and you can either pay outright and pay for a phone or pay monthly via their peer-to-peer lending system. You should therefore remember that the pricing below is without an airtime contract. With …

The new iPhone. It’ll be expensive. Get used to it.

Every time I write about the iPhone I seem to upset someone. Look, the new iPhone will be been announced today, so I’m writing about that. However, this same story could also apply to the Samsung Galaxy Note8. That’s £869, which is a lot of money. The Samsung …

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 …

Note 8. Maybe the most expensive Galaxy phone yet

According to VentureBeat, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is going to be the most expensive Samsung phone to date. The 6.3″ device is rumoured to have the same edge-to-edge, 18.5:9 aspect ratio, AMOLED infinity display as in the Galaxy S8. The Galaxy Note 8 is rumoured to be …

Tesco Mobile cut roaming charges in 48 destinations

Here in the UK we’ve had our fair share of elections and referendums. Nobody seems to be in control and #Brexit is slowly turning into a bit of a mess. No worries though, because we’re still part of the EU, and the good thing about that is that, …

O2 announce inclusive European roaming too

Wanna know what’s good? The fact that, on June 15th, you don’t need to worry about using your mobile when you travel out of the UK and into the rest of Europe. Now sure, we don’t know what is truly going to happen when Brexit kicks in, but …

Using your phone on holiday. Top tips.

Honestly. I’m no good at the Search Engine Optimisation business. I’m writing this during the last few days of August. It’s when most of you guys are returning from holiday but here, here I am writing an article on how to prepare for a holiday. That’s a bit …

EE increases prices as part of their yearly RPI rise

With O2 and Three looking to merge and EE being purchased by BT, the choice of networks in the UK could soon drop to just three. The “virtual operators” who, like a lot of landline broadband providers, sit on top of other networks, are the only option if …

Ofcom triple charges – Are your bills going up ?

Ofcom, the British telecoms regulator, has revealed it is about to increase the fees it draws from the UK’s network providers. Ofcom charge a rate for using the mobile airwaves, but they’re now cranking up the costs by almost a factor of three. Currently it draws £64.4m in fees …

Get cash for your old device

If you’re looking to replace your smartphone or tablet and would like some cash towards a new device, selling it is definitely the way forward. Sure, you can head off to eBay but you’ll have to pay a sizeable final listings fee and there’s the possibility that the …

Could you cancel your T-Mobile contact without penalty?

Several weeks ago, we received a Tweet from Phil Mottershead (@philicibine) regarding the April T-Mobile price hike. He stated that customers were winning their cases and had the right to cancel their contracts with no penalty. We were intrigued, as we had no clue what he was talking …

News flash – Networks want to make money from us

Yes it’s true. Many have realised it. First it was those £35 per month plans that never seen to work out at £35 when the bill comes in, and now Vodafone is causing quite a stir by switching to per minute billing. It’s a practice already employed by …

Samsung Galaxy SIII Priced up

So…. The Samsung Galaxy SIII. Want an idea on price? The guys at ur-mobile have whacked it online for £599.95 SIM-free. Mo Bhayat has tipped us off on this and, although the page doesn’t have any specs or further information, there’s an idea on pricing at least… Link …

Orange To Offer New Roaming Bundles

Orange have today sent out a press release with information on a new pricing scheme for roaming in the EU including access to a new smartphone application which will let you track your use when roaming, especially good when it comes to roaming data use!. Check below for …

Using your mobile abroad – Another way ?

When you go on holiday or working abroad you’ve got a couple of options for keeping in touch. You can either take your own mobile and keep every conversation really short, or you can buy a SIM card for a local network from eBay, unlock your phone, stick …

LG Optimus 7 – Down to less than £185, today only

The LG Optimus 7 is down to just £184.99 for today over on Expansys. Running Windows Phone 7, this is SIM free and comes with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU, 3.8″ LCD 800×480 screen, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a 5 megapixel camera. This being Windows Phone 7, there’s also …