Well, we knew it was coming and, on a day between June 13th and 20th, it’ll be happening. UK network Three will be blocking advertising. Three state that this is because they’re effectively having to pay for the ads to be displayed on your mobile device, and
There’s been signs & symptoms of the impending intro of Android Pay into the UK. It’s been in the US for some time and iPhone users have been treated with their phone pay system since last July in the UK. There have been reports of sticky signs
Hutchison (owners of Three) badly wanted to grab O2. Following disapproval by UK competition watchdogs, they tried everything to change minds. They added guarantees that prices for O2 and Three customers would be frozen for five years. They’d also promised £5 billion of investment and to open
Remember how Wilkin Lee promised to have his hair styled if the Honor UK Twitter account hit a certain amount of followers? Well, they’re nearing 5,000 followers now and Wilkin has gone and done it. His time at the barbers is shown here on Twitter and he’s
We’ve been invited to London next week to attend a Huawei launch. It’s expected to be the unveiling of the P9 that leaked last week. We’re expecting a big show and tiny food on sticks. Some say that tiny food on sticks is the best thing to
After what feels like an age it appears that Android Pay is finally making the journey across the pond to the UK. The Telegraph is reporting that Google will launch the mobile payments system in the UK at the end of March. Since Apple Pay’s debut in
The Honor 5X is a great phone at a great price and today Three UK have announced just how much you’ll be paying if you’d like it from them. The deal includes all the usual Three benefits such as the Feel At Home service which lets you
We paid another visit to the Sony stand yesterday but nobody could tell us quite what was happening with the Z series. Sure, the new Xperia X series phones are beautifully designed, but what of the Z series? Well, according to a Sony rep, it’s now dead,
We’re hearing on the grapevine (or, rather, via you lot on our contact page), that the HTC One M8 is starting to get some hot Marshmallow action right now. Not only that, but we’ve also got unconfirmed reports that the newer HTC One M9 is receiving the
The other night I had a sudden realisation. Since 2003 this lovely website has been on the t’interwebs. We’ve been around the world. We’ve seen smartphones grow from clunky devices with tiny screens and terrible battery life to bigger devices with terrible battery life. I’ve actually been
Here in the UK we have a number of large overseas companies earning cash from UK customers but paying little or no tax. It’s usually achieved by the company in question shifting cash around internally or operating from foreign shores. Amazon, for example, is based in Luxembourg
So, this is weird. It’s Tuesday and my headache, I think, has finally gone. Truth is, I got a bit drunk on Saturday and the hangover has only just left me. Why did I get that way? Well, it was all research for this article. No, honest.
Did anyone else notice that Motorola had released a new phone in the USA over the last few days? Well they did and it was called the Droid Turbo 2. Now Motorola have decided that we UK buyers are also worthy of such a powerful device too,
I get it Google. You’re busy creating new software and working with fantastic ideas and getting your current new stock out the door, as well as buying domains that nobody in their right minds will want to say out loud. Oh, you haven’t heard? Google bought abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com.
Over the years we’ve seen a number of MVNO’s here in the UK attempting to give you something for nothing but, each and every time, they’ve failed. First we tried Ovivo, then we tried Samba Mobile but both went pop fairly quickly and customers were left without
Today Amazon started delivering their new tablet models to customers who had pre-ordered in the UK. I received my £49 Amazon Fire 7″ (2015), and this is my unboxing. Yes, you did read that correctly, it’s just £49. Specifications: quad-core processor and 1GB RAM 7″ 1024×600 display
A minor bug-bear for us Brits can be the fact that we have to force technology to speak to us in proper English. If you use Word, you’ll need to fiddle around to switch it to “English UK” and we have to put up with devices called
Remember FreedomPop? After other networks tried and failed to offer completely free mobile plans, FreedomPop said in May that they’d be heading to the UK to offer free and paid-for SIM-only tariffs. However, with a launch date of “summer” we were getting more than a little worried
Back in May we covered the launch of free mobile provider FreedomPop. They promised to launch here in the UK this summer with £0 per month plans but, as we head into September and the kids return to school, we’ve still not heard anything on a launch.
Last night, at the Honor launch event in London, we learned more about the Honor 7, plus the fact that you can actually buy the thing at vMall – an official Huawei and Honor store. Buying handsets direct is something people are more confident about doing now,