Hands-on with the new Sony Xperia Z2 at MWC 2014
I have to admit this is a better update than I expected. Bigger and better display, better audio, KitKat with loads of new software features (most coming to the Z1/Z1 Compact in Q2 by the way), 4K video recording, bigger battery and lighter – oh and Snapdragon 801. And on… [Click for more]
Three’s 4G network is live! First batch of customers activated this morning
It’s finally happening! Ordinary customers (as against staff, beta testers, engineers, journalists and bloggers) on Three are finding themselves able to use its new 4G network, subject to having a compatible handset and being in an area of coverage.
In business? Fancy a free 30 day trial of three Nokia Lumia handsets?
Nokia has for some time been keen to get Lumia handsets into the hands of bloggers and ordinary members of the public, but now it’s extending the offer of a trial handset (well, three handsets this time) to qualifying businesses.
My thoughts on the Samsung/Google patent deal
Patents. They pretty much confuse the heck out of me, and presumably most of you too. Not what a patent is, or what they’re for, but simply the whole mess that the technology industry as got itself into – especially when it comes to enforcement, appeals, and the massive differences… [Click for more]
UK carrier finds loophole to let it increase prices mid-contract
UK carrier finds loophole to let it increase prices mid-contract Cheeky buggers! UPDATE: Three has issued a statement to clarify its own position: “Your fixed monthly recurring fee from Three will not go up in the minimum term of your contract. We support Ofcom’s approach to fixing the price for… [Click for more]
Virgin’s VIP SIM-only tariff now comes with a Plus
With Three about to increase the price of the SIM-only One Plan, rising to £20 per month on a 12-month contract, and £22 on a 30-day rolling contract, Virgin Media has announced an additional VIP tariff that could give Three a run for its money.