Tag: uk

Three to deliver 5G to all with no extra cost

Three is the latest network to unveil its plans for 5G services and there’s a lot for consumers to get excited about. The big headline is the fact that you’ll be able to enjoy the upcoming 5G network (provided you’ve got a compatible phone) for no additional cost. …

Three 5G. Twice as fast as others.

As we’ve mentioned before, Three have a rather big ace up their sleeve when it comes to 5G. During the spectrum auction they managed to obtain one contiguous 100MHz block to deliver what’s termed as “full 5G”. Not only that, but they also have a total of 140MHz …

Changing networks – Text to Switch Explained

Today marks the start of a new method of changing networks. For all too long people here in the UK have had to call the infamous “Retentions Team”. They will try lots of things to keep hold of you as a customer. Sometimes this process has a good …

Enormous unnecessary Brexit rant and remote mouse killer. Engage!

This was going to be a look at a slightly bizarre gadget. However, I’ve lost all concept of the word “bizarre” nowadays. To be honest here in Britain we’re so far down the rabbit hole right now, everything else kinda seems normal. Boris Johnson? Seriously? The guy flat …

DAB in the UK. Quantity, not quality.

We have, for quite some time, covered a lot of the new and interesting ways to enjoy music and other types of media. Over the years we’ve featured the start of internet radio, streaming internet radio in the car and even the Virgin Mobile Lobster TV phone. Remember …

Three to range OnePlus handsets

Next week will see the launch of the new OnePlus 7 Pro. It’s already slipped out and you’ll be able to play with the thing yourself at a range of pop-up events. However, today we’re hearing that Three UK will be picking up the “OnePlus premium smartphones” very …

Welcome, the pop-up Huawei P Smart Z 2019

Want a phone with a little pop-up camera on the top? Oh go on, admit it, you do. You do really. Huawei continue to pretty much smash everything in their path with the launch of this, the P Smart Z 2019. Available in black or this funky emerald …

OnePlus 7 Pro launch. Be part of it at pop-up events.

So, on May 14th we’ll be in London to cover the OnePlus 7 Pro launch live and direct. We’ll have all the hands-on footage, opinion and pictures. However, you guys can get a look of the phone for real at a pop-up store in John Lewis & Partners. …

Nokia 1 Plus now available in the UK

A Nokia handset for less than £90? Interested? Well, today you can go and get one. It’s powered by Android 9 (Go Edition) and is a great first smartphone for those wanting to move on from the traditional feature phone. The Nokia 1 Plus (details here) has 1GB …

New mobile phone detectors deployed by police

Using your phone whilst driving? Perhaps you have a cheeky look at it when you’re stuck in traffic or in a long tail-back? Well, beware, because the police are now starting to roll out automatic systems which will attempt to spot your phone usage and then flash a …

Honor UK changes to Honour UK?

How long have we mentioned this eh? I suggested it to the Huawei bosses when I was in China and we asked them again on our podcast… Joking aside – that was a question we asked when we interviewed them for the CSP podcast. — John M (@GreyingGeekJohn) …

Brexit – A quick editorial

Things are moving uncomfortably quickly here in Britain. It doesn’t matter whether you voted to Leave or to Remain, this mess is not what anybody was promised or expected. The situation, as I type, is that the “Theresa May Deal” is to come back, for a third time, …

The Samsung Galaxy S10 range. All you need to know.

So, it’s official. There’s three Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones.. well, actually there’s four. You’ll probably see three in most stores over the next few months though, and they are the S10e, the S10 and the S10+. You’ll be getting a new dynamic AMOLED display and a “next-generation camera” …

OPPO UK Launch. RX17 Neo and RX17 Pro now available.

Just recently OPPO, a brand you may already be aware of, launched here in the UK. They’ve been around since 2001 and became the top smartphone manufacturer in China in 2016. Now, in terms of market share across the world, they are the 5th biggest and sit behind …

Xiaomi complaints result in Advertising Standards response

We were down in London last month for the UK Xiaomi launch. Their kit is absolutely top notch and they’re causing waves by creating flagship phones without the insane price-tag. At the launch, which we covered here, there was a lot of promotional activity going on. The launch …

EE first in the world to range a 5G OnePlus phone

Read our EE 5G news recently? Well, it’s certainly coming thick and fast, with EE whacking up 9 sites already and a big push to cover all the busy areas with the new technology. In addition, 5G will enable mobile networks to compete with fixed line broadband providers. …

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 6GB/64GB – Now £241

Head over to eglobal central today and you’ll find that the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is already pretty cheap at just £249.99. However, this phone becomes even cheaper today if you put the Jbuy599 coupon code into the checkout. The Pocophone F1 has a 6.18″ 1080×2246 screen at 403ppi. …

Black Friday – Three ups the £20 SIM-only bar!

Was it just yesterday that Virgin Mobile offered 200GB for £20? Well today Three have beaten that. They’ve got an offer on, which ends on December 3rd, giving you a massive All You Can Eat SIM only deal exactly the same amount. So, the question is, do you …