Huawei Confirm Carphone Warehouse To Stock Ascend G7 In The UK

The Huawei Ascend G7 was announced last year as an affordable, mid-range device. The device is based around a 5.5-inch, 720p resolution screen and is powered by a quad core, 64-bit, 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor backed up by 2 GB of RAM. There’s 16 GB of RAM Plus a MicroSD card, which supports […]

HTC Desire 320, 620 & 820 Now Available In The UK From Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse is now selling three more devices in the UK: HTC Desire 620, 820 and the 320. These are all pretty decent devices with varying tiers, so if you’re looking towards getting a handset from the Desire line, now is the time to pick one up. The HTC Desire 820 is a higher tier […]

Three UK To Launch The Samsung Galaxy A3 And A5 Soon

Three UK, likely to soon be the largest carrier in the UK, has announced that they are to start selling the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 devices. Both the A3 and the A5 use metal in their construction with chassis ideas taken from the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. However, whereas the Galaxy Alpha is arguably an […]

Motorola Starts Their UK Sale With Offers Up To £75 Off Purchases

I remember the fuss around the summer 2013 release of the Motorola Moto X – 2013 handset and I loved what Motorola did with the X; they dropped the requirement to have a bleeding edge, high-performance processor with a massive screen, and instead concentrated on a device that catered for people who just… wanted… an Android […]

It’s Official, BT Are Buying EE For £12.5 Billion

We reported a few weeks ago that BT, British Telecom, was in exclusive talks to acquire EE, currently the largest UK carrier that was formed from the merger of T-Mobile and Orange. Today, BT have announced that the deal has been agreed at the valuation of £12.5 billion, about $19 billion. They are now back […]

Unlocked British Samsung Galaxy S5 And LG G3 Receiving Android Lollipop

We’ve news today that unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 and LG G3 handsets in the UK market are at long last receiving their over the air updates to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Some users have already reported that their S5 or G3 have received the update, but these may have been sporadic updates. If you’ve been impatiently […]

The Merging Of Three UK Plus O2 Likely Means Higher Prices For Consumers

I’ve already written about the proposed merger of Three with O2, especially as it follows the proposed takeover of EE by BT. These two deals follow a number of similar deals across Europe, where carriers are coming together as my two cats might on a cold evening. They’re competitors right until it’s beneficial to club […]

UK Information Commissioner’s Office Force Google To Clarify Privacy Policy

An investigation by the British Information Commissioner’s Office found that Google’s privacy statement was too vague and has required Google to sign a “formal undertaking” to make changes to the policy by the 30 June, 2015. The Information Commissioner’s Office is also insisting that Google takes further steps to clarify its privacy policy over the […]

Google Wallet Users in the UK Can Now Send and Receive Money via Gmail

If, like me, you don’t reside in the U.S., you have probably become accustomed to watching Google (and other companies) roll out features and apps that can take months or years to become available in your homeland. And while you can sometimes employ such trickery as using VPN’s to get around regional restrictions when attempting […]

Three UK’s Parent Hutchison Whampoa Looks Set To Pay £10 Billion Cash For O2

In what might be the worst kept secret of recent months, UK pink broadsheet newspaper, the Financial Times, has run a story detailing how Three’s parent, Hutchison Whampoa, is set to buy UK carrier, O2, from Spanish parent Telefonica in a cash deal rumored to be £10 billion in cash. If true, O2 are set to announce […]

Three UK Owner Could Bid £9 Billion to Purchase O2 UK from Telefonica

  Towards the end of last year, the UK mobile industry was abuzz with activity at the news BT was looking to make their way back into the mobile arena. Since then, British Telecom entered a bid of £12.5 Billion to purchase EE, the UK’s largest network provider. While that deal has yet to get […]

Vodafone to Push 4G Content Over Faster Speeds and Better Coverage

I recently wrote about EE’s UK 4G coverage and how they were now the largest LTE carrier in Europe. Now it’s time to take a look at the UK carrier at the other side the spectrum, Vodafone. Now, I’m ignoring Three, because Three don’t have a dedicated 4G LTE set of tariffs as EE, O2 […]

EE Now Europe’s Largest LTE Carrier

UK carrier EE, formed from the merger of Orange and T-Mobile, launched its 4G LTE network in the summer of 2012. The business has just announced their total number of 4G LTE subscribers at 7.7 million, up 5.7 million during 2014, to applause: EE is now the largest 4G LTE operator across Europe. Essentially, EE […]

Over 2,000 Phones4U Stock Items For Sale By Auction

Phones4U were a British mobile phone reseller. At one time, they sold handsets and contracts for most of the UK networks, these being O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone (whereas Three didn’t allow resellers). And thanks to the nature of Phones4U, they were able to offer a different portfolio of devices compared with going direct to […]