Carphone Warehouse archive

  • HTC launches "Ted Baker Needle" Touch
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    HTC launches "Ted Baker Needle" Touch

    By 8 November 2007

    HTC and The Carphone Warehouse have announced the availability of a limited edition HTC Touch designed by Ted Baker. The (colour-du-jour) purple incarnation of HTC's Windows Mobile touchscreen phone will be available through all Carphone Warehouse's stores...

  • YouGov research shows confusion over iPhone retailers
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    YouGov research shows confusion over iPhone retailers

    By 7 November 2007

    Just days away from the UK launch of Apple's iPhone, YouGov reports that the public continues to show some confusion about where the phone can be bought. Although O2, Carphone Warehouse and Apple stores are the only official places to buy the device,...

  • iPhone Week: Accessory of the Day - Griffin iTrip Auto Universal Plus
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    iPhone Week: Accessory of the Day - Griffin iTrip Auto Universal Plus

    By 2 November 2007

    As part of our iPhone coverage in the lead up to the launch on 9th November, we are bringing you an accessory a day we feel is worth considering. The iTrip Auto Universal Plus from Griffin, and available exclusively from Carphone Warehouse nationwide,...

  • Carphone Warehouse: "We'll sell 10,000 iPhones on iDay"
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    Carphone Warehouse: "We'll sell 10,000 iPhones on iDay"

    By 2 November 2007

    Carphone Warehouse, the official retailer partner for the Apple iPhone in the UK, has said it could sell up to 10,000 iPhones on "iDay". The phone is due to launch on 9th November, when it will go on sale from 6pm with stores opening for four hours extra...

  • Jabra BT8040 headset launched with A2DP Bluetooth
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    Jabra BT8040 headset launched with A2DP Bluetooth

    By 2 November 2007

    GN has announced the launch of the Jabra BT8040. Weighing just 10 grams and measuring less than 4cm in length, the Jabra BT8040 claims to "pack a punch" when it comes to audio. Digital sound processing technology and intelligent volume controls combine...

  • Magallen RoadMate 1200 and 1215 coming soon
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    Magallen RoadMate 1200 and 1215 coming soon

    By 31 October 2007

    Magellan has unveiled the Magellan RoadMate 1200 described as an ultra-slim, pocket-sized GPS that offers "turn it on and go" auto navigation functionality. The entry-level RoadMate 1200 is designed for easy portability and features a 3.5-inch full colour,...

  • Carphone Warehouse to launch Talkmobile
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    Carphone Warehouse to launch Talkmobile

    By 24 October 2007

    The Carphone Warehouse is to launch a new mobile phone service that will be called Talkmobile, and will be offered alongside Carphone's current services, Fresh and TalkTalk Mobile, which operate through T-Mobile's network. The new service will run through...

  • CoPilot 7 available for Windows smartphones and PDAs
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    CoPilot 7 available for Windows smartphones and PDAs

    By 11 October 2007

    ALK Technologies has announced the European availability of CoPilot Live 7 GPS navigation for Windows Mobile phones and PDAs from 22nd October 2007. CoPilot Live 7 claims to "redefine" mobile satellite navigation with simple and intuitive menus, clearer...

  • Carphone Warehouse CFO talks iPhone
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    Carphone Warehouse CFO talks iPhone

    By 10 October 2007

    Roger Taylor, chief financial officer of Carphone Warehouse has spoken to the FT about the company's deal to sell Apple's iPhone. The remarks were made as Carphone Warehouse revealed their second quarter trading results, described as "mixed", although...

  • Alcatel officially launches Mandarina Duck fashion fone
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    Alcatel officially launches Mandarina Duck fashion fone

    By 5 October 2007

    Previewed earlier this year as part of Carphone Warehouse's Christmas designer line-up, Alcatel has officially unveiled its new Mandarina Duck fashion handset mobile. The clamshell, with a glossy and rubberised finish is a GRPS handset and will come in...

  • iPhone in the UK - rules and requirements ahead of November launch
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    iPhone in the UK - rules and requirements ahead of November launch

    By 18 September 2007

    At the "Mum is no longer the word" press conference at the Regent Street Apple store in London, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple launched the iPhone for the UK. The 8GB iPhone will launch in the UK on 9 November and will be offered by the UK's largest mobile...

  • iPhone pages live on Carphone Warehouse and Apple's UK site
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    iPhone pages live on Carphone Warehouse and Apple's UK site

    By 18 September 2007

    Apple wasted no time getting things up and running again after this morning's big announcement. The iPhone pages are now live, so you can find out more and sign up for updates. The Carphone Warehouse is likewise on it, and iPhone details are now live...

  • Apple officially launches iPhone in the UK
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    Apple officially launches iPhone in the UK

    By 18 September 2007

    At the "Mum is no longer the word" press conference at the Regent Street Apple store in London, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple unveiled the iPhone for the UK to a select press audience. 9 months since the device was initially revealed to the world, and nearly...

  • 40% 02 iPhone deal is "madly money-losing"
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    40% 02 iPhone deal is "madly money-losing"

    By 17 September 2007

    The Apple press conference on Tuesday 18th September is expected to be the UK launch of the iPhone, and to reveal which operator will partner with the computer company to offer the handset in the UK. It's being reported as certain to be O2, and The Guardian...

  • Carphone Warehouse's free laptops hunt attracts a crowd
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    Carphone Warehouse's free laptops hunt attracts a crowd

    By 6 September 2007

    The news about Carphone Warehouse's planned laptop giveaway on Thursday 6th obviously traveled fast after we ran a news story about it on Pocket-lint.co.uk. In Southampton, one of the four cities targeted for the giveaway, police got involved in the publicity...

  • Carphone Warehouse giving away 200 laptops in four cities on Thursday
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    Carphone Warehouse giving away 200 laptops in four cities on Thursday

    By 5 September 2007

    On Thursday 6th September The Carphone Warehouse will "set free" a total of 200 brand-new Dell laptops in Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and Southampton. Laptops will be dropped off at various city centre locations in bags with wings – with the fortunate...

  • Carphone Warehouse to launch energy-saving phone charger
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    Carphone Warehouse to launch energy-saving phone charger

    By 4 September 2007

    Carphone Warehouse has announced that as of October they will be the first UK retailer to launch an exclusive "green" mobile phone charger. This charger is the first of its kind and is set to pave the way in new phone technology by reducing damage to...

  • Fresh iPhone in the UK rumours - O2 agreed to all demands
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    Fresh iPhone in the UK rumours - O2 agreed to all demands

    By 4 September 2007

    The Apple launch tomorrow, supposedly a new iPod range, hasn't meant that the iPhone-in-the-UK rumour mill has stopped turning. The newest reports suggest that an announcement is imminent and - as has been on and off reported for some time now, most recently...

  • Mandarina Duck embrace mobile phone market
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    Mandarina Duck embrace mobile phone market

    By 23 August 2007

    Luggage company Mandarina Duck has ventured into the mobile phone world with the announcement that it will launch a range of mobile phones exclusively with Carphone Warehouse. The new phones, launching in November later this year, will come in three colours:...

  • Ted Baker launches mobile phone with Samsung and HTC
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    Ted Baker launches mobile phone with Samsung and HTC

    By 23 August 2007

    Samsung has announced that it has teamed up with Ted Baker and Carphone Warehouse to launch an exclusive handset in the run up to Christmas in the UK. The new range will consist of two new models, one by Samsung, the other by HTC. The new Samsung model,...

  • PC World and Orange free laptop offer ends abruptly
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    PC World and Orange free laptop offer ends abruptly

    By 18 August 2007

    If you were interested in the free laptop with broadband offer that Orange and PC World recently made headlines with, we hope you've signed up already, as the deal has somewhat surreptitiously ended. Big news back in late July, PC World customers who...

  • National Express to offer free Wi-Fi on London to Scotland trains
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    National Express to offer free Wi-Fi on London to Scotland trains

    By 16 August 2007

    The National Express Group has recently won the franchise to operate the London-to-Scotland east coast mainline rail route. Why should you care? Because free Wi-Fi on the trains is part of the deal. Although ticket prices will rise above inflation during...

  • Carphone Warehouse buys Mobiles.co.uk
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    Carphone Warehouse buys Mobiles.co.uk

    By 16 August 2007

    The Carphone Warehouse has acquired Mobiles.co.uk for an undisclosed amount. The mobile phone website which was established 11 years ago has beaten Carphone in various awards it seems to be a case of if you can't beat 'em, buy 'em. As the first mobile...

  • Survey tells you when and where you're going to lose your mobile
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    Survey tells you when and where you're going to lose your mobile

    By 13 August 2007

    The Carphone Warehouse surveyed 2000 people via YouGov to discover just where and when people tend to lose their mobile phones. The results identified that the most likely time for someone to have their mobile phone lost or stolen is 3.43pm on a Saturday....

  • ISPs ransoming the BBC over iPlayer bandwidth concerns?
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    ISPs ransoming the BBC over iPlayer bandwidth concerns?

    By 13 August 2007

    The BBC's iPlayer is well into its public Beta phase and, despite controversy about operating systems the service works on, expects to have picked up about half a million users before it launches for real. But, another row has broken out over the online...