Category: 4G

£99 G Watch with a G3 purchase at Three

Google announced availability of the new LG G Watch last night in San Francisco with pre-orders live right now. It costs £159 here in the UK, and the device will ship on the 4th July. This is a great price for what looks to be an exciting smart …

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 benefits …

LG G3 launching on Three UK 26th June

LG have started sending out press devices of the new LG G3 so that sites can get reviews up, and that means the general public should also be able to purchase one shortly. We heard lots of talk that the G3 will launch in the UK on the …

Three inTouch WiFi app now in beta

Mobile signal is, pretty obviously, critical for calls and texts. However, there are times when you just struggle to get signal in your location. Maybe there is really bad weather, maybe you live in an old house with thick walls, or maybe you just live too far away …

EE take 4G coverage to 72%

EE have just announced that they have added 15 more towns to 4G bringing their total coverage to 72% population over 215 towns The new towns are Gateshead, Birkenhead, East Grinstead, Leighton Buzzard, Wallasey, South Shields, Wakefield, Coatbridge, Lisburn, Bangor (NI), Newtownards, Omagh, Port Talbot and Neath. EE …

Microsoft Surface 2 with 4G – Review

Windows RT is an interesting creature, some wonder why it exists, some love it for its limited nature and some like me now and again get a device running Windows RT and just try to get on with life using the tools provided. The Surface 2 4G price (£539 …

Huawei Ascend P7 review

Whoway? Who are they? The answer of this question is really a simple one. Huawei are the people who have been, and continue to, make the equipment that powers our mobile networks. It’s the kit that keeps us all talking to each other, but it’s mostly hidden in cabinets. They’ve …

Three UK confirmed to sell LG G3

There was little to find out about the new LG G3 which was announced today, mainly due to all the leaks, dummy phones and even LG posting a launch page ahead of time. With the device now official and announced to the world, Three have already started to …

Three 4G MiFi unboxing

Recently we brought you the news Three UK have launched a new 4G dongle and a 4G Mifi device. These will allow customers access to mobile internet at speeds up to 50Mbps download and upload around 20Mbps on the new 4G network. We now have one if these …

Unboxing of the Huawei Ascend P7 and first impressions

I have now had the Huawei Ascend P7 in my hands for a little under 12 hours and in that time I have had a play with the device properly. This includes that new “Panoramic Selfie” feature. All in all I think it is a very nice handset. …

Huawei Ascend P7 hands on.

Here is a quick selection of hands-on photos from the event in Paris. Don’t forget that you can get full Huawei P7 details in my earlier post. I will get an unboxing video up later on today, but until then enjoy! As you can see it is lovely …

Huawei Ascend P7, all the info

So there we have it – the Huawei P7. It has now been announced to the world’s press. It’s a beautiful looking device which has a glorious feel to it thanks to it an all metal construction, very similar to its predecessor the P6. The dimensions come in …

Lycamobile – MVNO now offering very cheap 4G in the UK

If you’ve ever taken more than two journeys on the London Underground then you will have seen the above mascot. If you’ve visited a shop specialising in imported products, specialist foodstuffs and other overseas paraphernalia you will most likely have been exposed to their striking blue branding. Lycamobile …

Vodafone reduce their roaming charges just in time for summer

Going on holiday is great, being away from work, being away from real life, relaxing, eating lots of nice food and maybe also drinking lots of fancy foreign drinks. One thing that is difficult though is posting pictures of every last thing you do whilst you’re on holiday …

EE branded Kestrel phone now on sale

Today EE have put on sale their first new branded device. Carrying thename ‘Kestrel’, it is available on both PAYG and monthly contracts. The Kestrel is mainly based on the Huawei Ascent G6 with a few modifications. This brings the cost down to just £99.99 on PAYG or …

Huawei P7 Mini to be announced at same time as P7?

If rumours are to be believed then Huawei are looking to announce not one but two phones in Paris on the 7th of May. Pictures have just appeared online of the rumoured P7 Mini along with some specs… 4.5-inch 960×540 resolution display Quad-core Snapdragon 400 SoC 1.2GHz and …

EE hits 200th town 4G milestone

UK network EE have this morning announced they have now reached their 200th town for 4G. This brings them up to 72% 4G coverage across the UK. EE tell us that they have a strict guideline when it comes to announcing who is now “4G enabled. The announcements only come …

HTC One M8 gets price increase at Three

HTC both announced and launched the new One M8 on the same day, much to the surprise of many. One network who offered the best price (if you wanted it on Pay As You Go) was Three. Three were charging £459.99, however today online and in store prices have jumped to …

One week to go for the OnePlus One

Well that’s confirmed it, the UK will have the OnePlus One phone available to order on release date! The picture above was sent from the OnePlus Twitter account today and was accompanied by these words: Hello UK! The OnePlus One will be available in your country for under …

EXCLUSIVE: EE to increase prices 2.7% in May

We’ve just had information from a source that confirms EE are set to increase prices. Their pay monthly contracts will go up by 2.7% on 28th May 2014. This is in line with inflation and the current terms and conditions on monthly contracts. This price rise comes after …

Three launch 4G MiFi device

Just a few days ago we brought you the news that Three had launched a 4G dongle. Available on their UK network, it’s the first that supported 4G LTE speeds to make the most of their new network. If a dongle was not for you and you wanted …

EE 4G continues to roll. 187 towns now covered

Well I have to mention this don’t I? Especially when a local town gets 4G too. Yes, the mighty Tamworth is now getting some EE superfast mobile data via LTE. Tamworth is part of 12 towns getting the EE 4G tech today, so you’ll be able to watch …

EE stop T-Mobile and Orange online sales

It looks like EE have decided to stop selling T-Mobile and Orange contracts online, instead focussing on them in store only from now on. In fact anyone trying to visit T-Mobile will automatically get redirected to the official EE store and at time of writing the Orange site …

EE reveal Xperia Z2 PAYG price

The EE website has just undergone a big refresh due to the new device launches and new price plans which are on sale from today. One of the big named devices of this year is the new Sony Xperia Z2. Until now we only had contract pricing from …

EXCLUSIVE: HTC M8 PAYG pricing on Three

Yesterday we brought you the news live from London of the HTC One M8 launch. The new device also went on sale the very same day in many retail stores across the world. Three is known for their great data deals plus you can grab a SIM only …

HTC One M8 now at Three UK

UK network Three have emailed us the news the HTC One M8 is now available from them online and will be in stores tomorrow. The HTC One M8 has just been announced here in London and at New York in a twin event. Available from £38 a month …

EE offer fantastic HTC One (M8) deal

HTC have just announced the new HTC One just a few minutes ago. Yes, the NEW HTC One, which has often gone by the name “M8”. The official name is the HTC One (M8). Now we’re getting details from the UK’s largest 4G network – EE. They’ve got …

EE customers to receive 4G roaming in France and Spain

If you’ve used roaming data (watch those charges) then you’ll probably be aware that you can get 100MB of data for £3 per day on EE when abroad. Other options include 200MB to use over 30 days, which is £35. Now however, in France and Spain, EE customers …

EE voted best network by Rootmetrics

So, the results are in and Rootmetrics have announced that EE is the best network here in the UK based on mobile internet, calls and texts tests taken all across the country. In total over 840,000 results were put together and it is not just based on 4G …

Follow us at HTC event in London

We are going to be live at the big HTC announcement in London on the 25th March so be sure to check back for our live blogging updates. Not only will we be bringing you the news as it happens we will be going hands on with Any …

EE rolling out 300Mbps LTE-A service

A few months ago we brought the story that EE were trailing their new worlds fastest LTE service at 300Mbps in the ‘Tech City’ area of London using the LTE-Advanced technology. This service is only possible by pairing two lots of spectrum together to get super ultra fast …

Three update 4G rollout list, it’s HUGE

So, we brought you the news today Three have 1.7 million 4G customers. However, we have even better news… The MASSIVE list of cities or towns now due to get 4G this year has appeared online on the official Three site. It seems that the Three deployment has …

All Three customers are now on a 4G plan

The boys at Three have sent us some details on how their roll-out is going. Their deployment started in December last year but they’ve informed us that all of their customers are now on a 4G tariff. Three reckon that around 1.7 million customers are already using a …

EE and Wembley sign 6 year deal

EE have just announced a 6 year agreement with Wembley stadium to bring latest technology to the English national team arena. Whilst there will be no change of stadium name, EE will provide enhanced 4G coverage, fast WiFi access as well as mobile payments via NFC. Olaf Swantee, CEO …

LG G Flex now on EE

EE have now started selling the LG G Flex online and in retail stores if you want to sign up to a monthly contract, but be warned pricing is NOT cheap at all. In fact it is one of the most expensive by far. There are a wide …

Three confirm Samsung Galaxy 5

Three have just announced they will be stocking the new Samsung Galaxy S5 phone on their UK network which we did expect to happen after they range most other top Samsung phones. Specs of the S5 include an impressive 5.1 inch 1920 x 1080 resolution screen, 16 megapixel …

HTC announce Desire 816

HTC  just announced the Desire 816. It’s a mid range phone but still packs great connectivity and features into a lower price range. Specs include a front facing 5 megapixel camera and a 13 megapixel main camera with Zoe software, so you get great photos on the move. There …

LG G2 Mini – Hands on

LG announced the smaller version of the G2 called, strangely enough, the G2 Mini and we have had hands on here in Barcelona. Specs include a 4.7 inch qHD display, 8 megapixel main camera and a front facing 2 megapixel selfie-snapper. Powered by a 1.2Ghz Quad Core processor …

Three to stock Sony Xperia Z2

Brendan from Three has recorded a ‘Sneak peak’ video of the new Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone that was just announced showing off it’s key features.

300Mbps possible with Huawei E5786

Huawei have been busy recently and something they are well know for apart from smartphones is great networking solutions with mobile broadband products. Today they announced a new MiFi router that is the fastest in the world supporting Cat6 LTE, thats a peak of 300Mbps! At the moment …