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Making the air ..a bit.. more fair

There’s long been discussion about the share each network has of the mobile spectrum. Three UK, among others, have also started a campaign to stop one or two networks from being able to grab the larger slices. Today Ofcom have revealed that they will indeed put a cap …

Three UK are the only network to hold roaming prices post-Brexit

Can our hung parliament and chaotic government really “take back control” from the EU? Who knows, but it does raise an interesting question. What will happen with our newly-acquired EU roaming deal? After Brexit, if we ever get it sorted out, will Brits see a return to the …

HTC U11 – Photo special

HTC have dropped out of the limelight of late. Vodafone don’t seem to be ranging any of their handsets and Three are all out of stock of the HTC 10. Whilst playing with their U Play and U Ultra it occured to me that both handsets had pretty …

Switching networks could soon get easier

From what I can pick up amongst friends and relatives, there seems to be a growing freedom to switch networks. Some, though, still renew year after year with the same provider and grab a newly upgraded phone. Some still perceive the cancellation process – that phone call the …

Pre-order for the HTC U11 right now

Both EE and Mobiles.co.uk have got in touch because the all-new HTC U11 (full details here) is now available to pre-order. First, and EE is obviously bigging-up their 4G network. The U11 is available on a range of 4GEE plans, and we’ve picked out a deal giving an …

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 …

Where to get your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been leaking all over the internet in the last few weeks but, finally, we now know all about it. There’s two handsets – the £689 S8 with a 5.8″ screen and the £779 S8+ with a 6.2″ display. Both of them have the …

Fancy a cheap iPhone ?

I think that the iPhone 5c was a great idea. A lot of kids seem to carry one around and my mother-in-law has one. It wasn’t badly priced and it gave the whole iPhone experience you expect. So, if you’re looking for one of those then head to …

OnePlus 3T now available in the UK and Europe 

OnePlus today opened up orders of the updated OnePlus 3 – the OnePlus 3T. It’s now available unlocked in the UK and across Europe. Priced at £399 for 64GB and £439 for new larger storage option at 128GB, it’s also available in the new “Gunmetal” colour. No news on the …

Queues form – not for Black Friday – for the new OnePlus 3T!

A short while ago we used to smile at the crazy weird people who queued up to get the latest iPhone. Now, we’re seeing some different people queueing up. They’re cool people. They’re not Apple fans and we like them lots. Wait… Have I stirred up the fanboys …

OnePlus 3T – Pre-order tomorrow to get it on O2

Available fully on November 28th, you can get your name down to buy the OnePlus 3T tomorrow with O2. As we mentioned earlier, the OnePlus 3T has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 CPU (quad core) and a massive 6GB of RAM. There’s 64GB of storage (no microSD slot that …

Locate your local mobile mast

Quite some time ago we published a story about the Ofcom Sitefinder database. It’s still one of our most-read articles, even though it was first written back in 2011. The Sitefinder database had a simple purpose. It let you locate any mobile phone mast, anywhere in the UK. …

Anywhere you roam, you’ll always take a signal with you

Long-term readers will know that we are particularly annoyed about the continuing patchy signal problem across the UK. We hear networks claiming that they’ve invested many millions to fix it, and they tell us it’s getting better, but even though we have 4G, we still struggle to make …

Sony Xperia XZ – Availability and offers

If you’ve just read our Sony Xperia XZ review and you’re looking to buy one, here’s a run-down of the best deals we could find. Firstly, O2. They’ve lopped £120 off the price of the …. airtime on the XZ in the O2 sale. It’s selling for £552 …

One in three get no signal or a rubbish reception at home

For me it’s not too surprising. While networks concentrate on pushing out 4G networks, they do so from existing masts, so the actual coverage doesn’t really change a great deal. Sure, you could argue that the different frequencies used by some networks for their 4G signals has improved …

Ofcom wants to know about your not-spots

Not being able to get a signal in the middle of a city is still, in 2016, all too easy. In Lichfield I can walk out of a Vodafone or EE store and, just a few metres from the door, I’ll have no signal at all. Even with …

OnePlus 3 – Exclusive to O2 from this Thursday

Those of you who follow us on Twitter can look away now. Indeed, if you’re a regular visitor then you really don’t need to read this story, because this is something we told you about way back in June. Our readers knew all about the OnePlus 3 arriving …

A look at STIL Cases

We recently became aware that STIL were about to launch their first range of fashion cases in the UK and exclusively to O2. It’s the first time that I’ve personally heard of a network have an exclusivity deal on cases so I though I would check them out. …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Availability

We’ve been contacted by a number of networks after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 so here’s a brief run-down of their offerings.. EE They’ve confirmed that it’ll be available on their network and they’re obviously touting their superfast 4G network. The new handset will support …