Category: News

Enjoy 200MB free data ‘for life’ on Three’s new Data Reward plan

This evening I heard about a rather interesting mobile broadband deal from Three. Following an purchase of the SIM for £10, which comes with 1GB of 4G data pre-loaded, you’ll then enjoy 200MB of data free every month. There’s no need to worry about exceeding your allowance and running up a bill because everything stops… [Click for more]

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[Updated] I had a good run on the Three’s One Plan, but never expected it to end quite like this

I knew the One Plan was dead. I knew I’d be getting ‘the letter’ one day. But despite knowing my days were numbered (arguably, I’ve lasted longer than some given I’ve been out of contract for well over a year), I still didn’t expect this. EDIT 5th February 2016: Read my update… [Click for more]

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EE Recalls ALL Power Bars due to fire risk; offers £20 voucher to compensate

EE is probably regretting ever offering customers a free Power Bars, creating no end of problems and negative publicity since they were first introduced in April. Since then, there have been reports of potential and actual fire-related incidents, that prompted a recall of an entire batch of portable chargers (marked E1-06) in… [Click for more]

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[Updated] On EE? Remember the VoLTE settings that the iPhone 6 got recently? Well, you might just be able to use it right now!

Last week, iPhone users on Three got a significant update that gave access to VoLTE (aka Three’s ‘Super Voice’ network). In that same update came VoLTE support for EE too. So far, EE hasn’t launched its 4G voice service, or even given a launch date. [UPDATED 14th FEBRUARY 2016: All iPhone 6/6s users… [Click for more]

READ MORE [Updated] On EE? Remember the VoLTE settings that the iPhone 6 got recently? Well, you might just be able to use it right now!

iPhone 6 users on Three can now get VoLTE access and improved coverage – just in time for Christmas!

Apple is currently rolling out the latest iOS 9.2 update, and it should bring plenty of festive cheer (and improved coverage) for Three users with an iPhone 6, 6 plus, 6s or 6s plus. Along with the new OS update comes a carrier settings update (23.1) which allows Three subscribers to use VoLTE by accessing… [Click for more]

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Huawei Watch UK launch: A stylish smartwatch to add to the collection

Last week I attended the lavish launch of Huawei’s new smartwatch, which has been talked about for so long that you could be excused for thinking it has been on sale for months. The event, held at the Mondrian boutique hotel, in London, brought together the world of fashion and tech journalists… [Click for more]

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Nexus 6P and Wileyfox Storm: Two new toys have arrived, so that’s the weekend gone then

Two new phones have arrived today, so that’s the weekend and much of next week now taken up to play with these bad boys. First up is the Google Nexus 6P, 64GB graphite. Anyone who ordered one from Google will probably know that it’s always a bit of a rollercoaster… [Click for more]

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Happy Birthday Honor: One year old today, but already all grown up

This week marks the first anniversary of Honor in the UK and Europe, and a lot has been achieved within this short time. Honor was launched as a spin-off brand for Huawei, first in China and then later spreading worldwide. The aim was to reach a new audience, and attract sales from people who might see Huawei… [Click for more]

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BlackBerry Priv now up for pre-order, along with a huge range of accessories

Recently I spoke about how excited I was about the forthcoming Android-powered BlackBerry Priv. Well today you can pre-order for a unit, which will begin shipping on November 9th, with the price set at £559 including shipping. But, continuing a long tradition, and perhaps showing why some other phone manufacturers can’t quite come up… [Click for more]

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Polish LG G4 owners getting Android 6 in a matter of days, UK hopefully not too far behind

Having already had the Android Marshmallow (V6) update for my Nexus 5, and seeing the staggering improvement in battery standby time first-hand, the quicker the update rolls out to every Android phone the better. And today LG has announced the sweet Marshmallow goodness is coming to the G4 next week. Well, if… [Click for more]

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Pebble Time Round is precisely what Pebble needs to be doing more of (so stop moaning!)

I’ve been following Pebble developments for some time, but beyond that I’ve been following for some time what people are saying and thinking about Pebble. Sure, there are still loads of people that refer to them as Fisher Price toys, but for the most part Pebble gets a lot of respect… [Click for more]

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Three launches first VoLTE service in UK, but there are limitations

Following my news a couple of weeks ago that stated Three would switch on its 800MHz network to launch Voice over LTE (VoLTE) on September 10th (which it did, for Galaxy S5 owners), the network has today confirmed some more details. However, before everyone gets too excited, there’s still a long… [Click for more]

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Doro Liberto 825: The 4G phone that changes the way you use a smartphone

Today Doro has started on a new direction for its brand, with the launch of a brand new 4G smartphone, the Liberto 825, which also kicks off a new marketing campaign to encompass all senior citizens. Of course, it isn’t only people over the age of 65 that can buy a Doro phone, but it’s… [Click for more]

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