Category: Orange (Android)

Pay Phones are back!

By now most people have at least one card in their wallet that they can use for contactless payments. EE have a “Cash on Tap” service that will enable some 4G phones to do the same. It’s in partnership with MasterCard and has been expanded today to include …

Orange announce two new own branded smartphones

Orange have today announced two new own branded handsets for the European market. The Orange Yumo and the Orange Hiro are being launched ”┬áin response to customer demand for sophisticated smartphones at a more accessible price” although there are no plans to launch them here in the UK. …

MWC – Up close, the Orange Nivo

Billed as an “affordable” and “capable”, this is the more entry-level handset made by Gigabyte for Orange. Powered by Android 4.1 it has a dual-core 1GHz CPU and microSD. There’s a 4″ 480×800 pixel screen and a 5 megapixel camera at the back with 720p HD video capture. …

MWC – Up close, the Orange San Remo

This, the second Orange device we’re looking at today, is the San Remo. This is probably the best looking of the bunch and is made by Alcatel. This one packs a 4.7″ 540×960 pixel display and is powered by Android 4.1 on a dual-core 1GHz CPU with 4GB …

MWC – Up close, the Orange Lumo

We took a look at the three Orange handsets that were announced a few days back at MWC. Two of them, the Orange Lumo and the Orange Nivo, are made by Gigabyte, whilst the Orange Remo is made by Alcatel. First, let’s take a look at the Orange …

MWC – New Orange-branded handsets, hands on

Just a short while back we mentioned the three new Orange-branded phones that were about to hit the streets. With EE, Orange and T-Mobile getting into a new family unit now, we’re unsure whether these will appear in the UK but they will be offered out across other …

Do you have an Orange San Diego? Do you fancy trying to break it?

The Orange San Diego is one of those devices that had so much potential, various factors screwed up its popularity. – It was released running Gingerbread even though Ice Cream Sandwich had been out for months. – It was released with the most locked down bootloader ever seen …

Fitting a microSD to the Orange San Diego

Paul from MoDaCo has managed to remove the back from the Orange San Diego (Santa Clara / London) and has found a microSD card slot. It follows a post from forum member “Huggyc” here. There’s a few caveats first though. The rear cover isn’t strictly removable, so if …

MWC – Orange Santa-Clara – Up close

The Santa Clara is, it turns out, just a codename at the moment. So perhaps, just perhaps, it might appear as the Orange London we thought it would? Powered by a rather rapid Intel Atom Z2460 1.6GHz CPU, this has 16GB of memory, HD voice, NFC, 1080p HDMI …