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Unlimited everything with Three. Just £18 per month.

What words can I put alongside this news item, really? Everything you need is right there on the screen 🙂 Basically it’s unlimited everything, SIM only, with Three UK. £18 per month. The SIM is ready for 5G and you can setup a WiFi hotspot without worrying about …

Save 21% on (almost all) Google kit today!

Another deal! I need to calm down a bit ! Today there’s 21% off Google equipment. It doesn’t include Google Stadia pre-orders, but – just by putting the code… B-GOOGLE21 ..into the checkout, you can get 21% off the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the Pixel 3a, the Pixel …

Xiaomi Mi A3 DEAL!

We love to get your emails. Get in touch right now, right here. We’re not a big multi-national publishing company or blog network, we’re just avid, friendly people who love to give you all the latest news and gossip about smartphones. Last night I had a mail from …

New Virgin Media deals deliver a PS4 or £150 bill credit

We recently covered the fact that Vodafone will be dishing out PS4’s, complete with FIFA 20, if you buy the Xperia 5 with them. Now Virgin Media are doing something very similar, although this time it’s more for Fortnite fans.Deals include a PS4 Fortnite bundle and PS Plus …

VOXI – 8GB for £10 per month if you’re quick.

Fancy a SIM-only deal? This one is from VOXI, who are basically Vodafone. Same network, same masts, and all you need to do to switch is text PAC to 65075. There’s no longer any age restrictions with this network and they offer endless social media use, which means …

Smarty – 25% Off their Unlimited data plan

This is a “virtual” network operating on Three masts. In truth, they’re a company which is owned by Three and their registered address is the same as Three. Basically, you’re going to get the same Three coverage but, with this network, you can now get yourself a bit …

Huawei faces a Mate 30 launch without the all-important Google apps

Like Brexit. Huawei is now facing the unbelievable reality that things are about to go very wrong indeed. Their newly-announced handsets will lack the default Google apps that people use on a daily basis. Despite several reprieves, Google has has now confirmed that the Trump Trade Termination will …

EE responds with unlimited 5G too

When EE launched their 5G plans we noticed that the example 5G plans were £10 more expensive than the same 4G ones. After a bit of digging, there were bigger disparities, so we had to question – why? It’s something that Three couldn’t understand either, and they announced …

Three 5G-ready 8GB SIM-only plan

Looking to pay a small amount for quite a bit of data and don’t need a phone included in the offer? This offer from Three could be right up your street. It’s a 5G-ready deal delivering unlimited minutes and texts plus 8GB of data for just £9 per …

Virgin Mobile now delivers Fortnite PS4 bundle and big data boost

Fancy a brand new PS4 with exclusive Fortnite content? Well, if you get yourself a Sony Xperia 10 with 100GB of data on Virgin Mobile then you get a Fortnite Neo Versa PS4 bundle, worth £249.99. This gets you a Jet Black PS4 console (500GB), two matching DUALSHOCK …

Don’t just renew your contract. Go SIM only.

You’ll see me writing about SIM only deals quite a bit here. My journey with SIM only started a few years ago, when I reached the end of my contract. I was, like many, fairly comfortable with renewing my contract after 24 months and getting a new phone. …

Deal – Cheap Chromecast

OK, you know how these things work. Buy one, stick it in the back of your TV and, after a fairly painless setup you can beam YouTube, iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, Netflix, My5 and yes Amazon Prime Video too! Oh, and you can also beam your dodgy …

Honor View20 – Price drop. Get one. Go on, get one.

I bloody loved this phone. In fact, I think I loved it too much. After giving it a glowing review I somehow broke the thing. Honestly, I was proper gutted when “a small chip” on the corner of the phone turned into a screen-filling shatter. Nightmare. Proper decent …

Honor 8S launched, plus new price drops on other Honor phones!

The Honor 8S us now official. It’s only £99.99 and is available from Amazon, Carphone Warehouse and Very. It weighs 146 grams and runs Android 9 (Pie). There’s a microUSB charging port, 3020mAh battery and 4G, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. Around back a 13 megapixel shooter and, up …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 – Now less than £100

We’ve taken a look at a couple of sub-£100 phones recently. Both from Nokia – the Nokia 1 Plus for £69.95 and the Nokia 2.2, which will apparently be £99.99. However, if you head to your local Argos you can get a lot more phone for your money. …

No, really. That IS the new BT logo

I was actually emailed by a number of people after we ran the BT logo story. Some thought it was a joke. No people. It’s very, very real. Costing (apparently) almost £1 million, it’s been ridiculed on social media as you can see above, but – after £50 …

Huawei – Possible reprieve in Trump Trade Termination

US businessman and part-time President, Donald Trump, is now indicating that Huawei isn’t as “dangerous” as he makes out. He’s told reporters that Huawei could be part of a future Chinese trade deal. In his stage logic, he’d be quite happy to include the “very dangerous” telecoms company …

Deal – 128GB microSD for less than £15

If you’ve got yourself a microSD slot (and let’s face it, you’re in a dwindling crowd of people), MyMemory have just reduced the price of their 128GB microSD card – down from £26.99 to £14.99. For that you get completely free delivery, UHS-I, U3 Performance and an SD …

Network operators to provide end-of-contract alerts

It’s something we don’t like you guys doing. Paying too much for a phone or a mobile contract is just wrong. So, if you sign up for a contract, ensure that you move at the end of the deal, because continuing to pay is just bonkers. The reason? …

Get yourself a laptop if you buy a Pixel 3a with Carphone Warehouse

Well, I blew the entire contents of this story in the title, didn’t I? That’s a fail. Anyhow, as we mentioned in the earlier story, you can get yourself the new, cheaper Pixel 3a. It’s got pretty decent specs and a very decent price-point. Just £399. However, if …

The Xiaomi Mi9 pricing question. Why are we paying so much?

I touched on this in the recent Mi9 Vodafone launch but I felt I had to expand on this a little more See, I have a problem with Xiaomi at the minute. It’s not about their handsets, or the quality, or the performance – I loved both the …

Three SIM-only deal. £10 per month for 8GB

Well, this seems like a very decent offer. It’s a 12-month plan on Three and you get the inclusive Three “Feel at Home” roaming too. Available via uSwitch it’s a full 8GB of data and unlimited everything else for a tenner. Not a bad deal at all, and …

Virgin Mobile goes big. 200GB SIM-only for £22 per month.

Want a big, fat 200GB of data for your phone? Well, whether you’re a Virgin cable customer or not, you can now get it for £22 per month on a 12 month deal with Virgin Mobile. In addition you’ll get 5000 minutes of talk-time and unlimited texts. Normally …

Easter discounts on Honor handsets

Seen my Honor View20 review? Like the Desktop Mode and the long battery life? Well, if you want it and you can pay up front, you’ll be glad to hear that there’s a time-limited discount on this particular device. It means that you can get a stonking 128GB …

Buying a reconditioned iPhone and saving money. My story..

Yes, an iPhone. Wait though, let me explain. 🙂 I’ve always pushed back on giving my son a phone, but this year he’s heading to high school and will be travelling further, plus all his mates now communicate via Facetime, WhatsApp or text. He’s used an Android tablet …

Deal – Vodafone SIM-only 100GB Deal

OK, this one involves you submitting your bills for redemption, but it can all be done online so it’s not that big of a task. You get a massive 100GB of data plus unlimited everything else with Vodafone on this SIM-only deal. It’s normally £20 per month for …

Deal – Huawei Watch GT

Morning, morning. Welcome to Thursday and another bland, boring day in politics here in the UK. I kinda wish something would happen to spice it up. Right! How about counting down the hours until Brexit eh? Could it be a couple of weeks? Could it be a few …

Virgin Mobile to carry the S10e, S10 and S10+

Pre-order on the EE-powered Virgin Mobile network right now at and you can get those free earbuds again. Prices start from just £29 per month with no upfront cost. Head to their website for more information. That £29 price is for the Samsung Galaxy S10e on a 3-year …

Honor February deals announced

So, you know already that the Honor View20 is really rather good. It’s less than £500 and ticks a lot of the flagship smartphone boxes. However, Honor have sent us news of their discounts, so if you’re looking for another Honor smartphone and want to pay a bit …

SIM-only network, SMARTY, goes unlimited.

SMARTY is actually owned by the same people who own Three (Hutchison 3G) and you get the Three UK network coverage and data speeds on a SIM-only plan. We’ve covered them before and tested out their international roaming too. Now, though, they’ve got something new. A fixed-price, 30 …

Deal – Plusnet drop SIM only plans

Plusnet Mobile have released some new 12 month and 30-day SIM only plans. Now, according to what we’re hearing, these offers will only be available for a very brief time. These have just gone live on their site and, if you take advantage of these offers, you’ll be …

OnePlus 6 – Down in price

Head over to Amazon right now and you’ll find that the OnePlus 6 is now going to cost you just £439. That’s £439 for a device with a 2280x1080p 6.28″ 19:9 ratio screen, 64GB of on-board storage (there’s a 128GB version for £489), a dual 20 megapixel rear …

The all-new Huawei P Smart 2019. Get it from Vodafone now.

Costing just £219 on Pay As You Go or for £25 a month on a Vodafone Red Extra Plan (1GB data, no upfront cost), this is a cheap and yet really very smart handset. The new 2019 version has a dewdrop notch 6.21″ 2340 x 1080 pixel (19.5:9) …

Tesco Mobile deals launched

Yes, there’s a January sale at Tesco, but it also extends to their mobile section too. The network, which runs on O2, is offering some healthy savings on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone X You can also get the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, now available from …

Jump into the Vodafone Winter Sale

OK, so all of these deals are available until February 4th, so you’ve pretty much got a month exactly. Here goes, as we dive into the offers. First up, SIM-only plans. There’s unlimited texts and minutes on all of these, but the 10GB data plan is now £20. …

Virgin Mobile January Sale Deals!

So it’s January, and as we all pretend that we can still sit around eating chocolates in our pants, there’s the harsh reality that we actually have to go out and do some work… or shopping. Yes, more shopping. If you want the best deals, these next few …

It’s 2019! Buy more stuff!

Happy New Year all! Yes, it’s January 1st 2019. Come on, you must still have £19 kicking around somewhere, right? Well, for a penny less you can get a 128GB microSD card for boosting the amount of storage available in your Android phone. Head to MyMemory for the …

Just a few Boxing Day deals

It’s Boxing Day, so – for almost the fifth day running – I’m about to get stuck into yet another massive meal. Luckily, I have my sneaky stretchy jeans. If you’re one of those nut-jobs who’ve been up since 5AM to get to a Boxing Day sale in …