Category: News

Vodafone’s new prepay deal is a must-buy for all non-Vodafone users. Here’s why…

I don’t often write about tariffs, unless they’re really exceptional. And on the face of it, a plan costing up to £31 a month is anything but exceptional. But Vodafone’s new Pay as you Go 1 plan isn’t for heavy users. It’s for occasional users that may go days between… [Click for more]

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uSwitch reports more people appreciating the freedom of SIM-only contracts

Visitors to this site, my social media followers and anyone on the various forums I contribute to will know I’ve been an advocate of more affordable phones for some time, along with the many benefits that going down the SIM-only route can bring. Quite recently Simon Rockman contributed a guest… [Click for more]

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Kirin 970 looks set to lead the way when it debuts in the Mate 10 next month

It’s so new it isn’t even in a phone yet, but already it has picked up its first accolade. Android Authority awarded Huawei’s new Kirin 970 chipset a trophy after its unveiling at a keynote speech at IFA, Germany’s biggest consumer electronics show. So what makes Kirin 970 so good,… [Click for more]

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Three UK launches new 100GB pay monthly plan, starting from £25 a month

This morning I discovered a new plan from Three, offering 100GB (well, 102GB according to the price list) of data per month with an introductory price of £25/month on a 12-month contact, or £29/month on a 1-month rolling contract. Yes, you can already tell what I’m thinking given my history… [Click for more]

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Forget the 3310 reboot, the Nokia phone you really want has just arrived

Until this week, most people outside of the tech bubble that most of us exist in probably thought Nokia’s only achievement this year was rebooting the Nokia 3310. At Mobile World Congress at the start of the year, there was little talk of the three Android smartphones the company unveiled,… [Click for more]

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EE Demonstrates Gigabit LTE At Wembley Event (But It’s Live To All Right Now!)

There’s a real sense of competitiveness in the mobile industry right now, with key players EE and Vodafone working hard to upgrade their networks to add speed and capacity. 4G might still feel relatively new, but there are already many signs of problems affecting every network in many towns and… [Click for more]

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Three launches free “Go Binge” streaming on new Advanced plans, but will this spell the end of truly unlimited data?

I had to think long and hard about how to report this news, as clearly Three is thrilled to be offering free video streaming to users on its new Advanced Plans – starting at 4GB and above. On the face of it, that’s great. Pay for a small amount of… [Click for more]

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