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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,

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 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

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 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

Find your next network by strength easily

This got pushed into my Twitter timeline and, despite it being in beta, it looks fairly promising. If you’re looking for your next phone and are considering a switch to another network, coverage maps are always good to check. They’ll let you know what the signal is

Three launch new SIM only plans

Three UK has today launched a new range of SIM-only contracts. In a way this mirrors how they relaunched their contract plans recently. Customers will be able to start at just £7 a month for 200 minutes, unlimited texts and 500MB of data. This includes free 0800

Vodafone launch WorldTraveller, but…

If you’re a regular reader then you’re probably already aware of the Three Feel At Home service. It costs nothing if you’re a Three customer and it automatically lets you use your bundled data, minutes and texts in 16 different countries just as if you were back

Three issues an apology

I’ve got to give it to the ad people, this one is rather clever. Three have issued the following TV commercial to formally apologise to the great British public.. It is, of course, to promote their Feel At Home service, which lets you travel to one of

What has Glastonbury and this hard drive got in common?

This is a 2.5TB hard drive. It can store stacks of pictures, plus there’s room for all those “specially backed-up DVD’s” you have too. Now, imagine downloading everything off this drive onto your phone. That’d take quite a while wouldn’t it? Somehow this is how much data

Vodafone Red 4G customers, come get your Netflix

If you are using Vodafone UK and have opted for a Red 4G package costing v mir than £26 per month, you can now opt for six months of Netflix pre-paid. TV box sets including original series such as House of Cards and Arrested Development are available,

EE expand 4G coverage to 73%

EE have just announced an additional 14 locations have been switched on for their 4G service. This brings the total to 229 large towns or cities, meaning a 73% population coverage. EE are on a big push for their 4G rollout, meaning many more can experience the

Vodafone offering up the HTC One mini for just £160

I love it when you guys email us. Do that more. Go on, give us a nudge on the contact form. If you have anything we should be talking about here, give us a yell. Szuting Chao has given us an email because he’s seen the HTC

EE launch own-brand tablet

EE have also today announced a new tablet today. It is “The UK’s most affordable 4G tablet” which is this, the Eagle. It’s a rebranded 8″ Huawei tablet and comes with a quad-core CPU, 5 megapixel shooter, 16GB of storage (plus you get a microSD for more

O2 continuing to dangle the free 4G carrot

In March we told you how O2 were rolling out 4G for free to selected customers. Now it looks like they’re taking it one stage further, with texts rolling out to further customers to offer free 4G upgrades. The odd phone call to O2 also seems to

Vodafone Spotify bugs now squashed

Recent problems with Spotify subscriptions and accounts for Vodafone customers now appear to have been fixed. We ran a story yesterday highlighting the issue and Vodafone have been working hard to resolve the matter. Some customers had seen their inclusive Spotify Premium accounts getting switched down to