Carphone Warehouse archive

  • iPhone rumour alert - source code slip up points to O2
    Phones

    iPhone rumour alert - source code slip up points to O2

    By 30 July 2007

    Some idle soul over at the Inquirer has been browsing the Carphone Warehouse's website for iPhone clues. Apparently the site has a blank page ready which is most likely intended as a teaser for the iPhone. Viewing the page's source code reveals the words...

  • Google profits down in latest results
    Online

    Google profits down in latest results

    By 20 July 2007

    Google showed a kink in its armour today by unveiling profits that weren’t as good as expected, but if you are now suddenly worried about your investment, don’t be, it still managed to make $3.87bn in Q2 in revenue. However profits increased by just...

  • Dell to sell PCs through Carphone Warehouse?
    Online

    Dell to sell PCs through Carphone Warehouse?

    By 20 July 2007

    The new AOL and Carphone Warehouse joint promotion that offers a free Dell Inspiron laptop has prompted speculation that the Carphone Warehouse may start selling Dell products. Dell had traditionally always run a "direct only" to business, or consumer,...

  • AOL responds to Orange's free-lappie-with-broadband offer...
    Online

    AOL responds to Orange's free-lappie-with-broadband offer...

    By 20 July 2007

    AOL has responded to PC World and Orange's joint promotion that was recently announced offering customers a free laptop if they commit to a 2 year broadband deal. AOL's offer mirrors exactly that - in conjunction with the Carphone Warehouse they are promising...

  • Channel 4 Radio Group to launch ten new DAB stations
    Audio

    Channel 4 Radio Group to launch ten new DAB stations

    By 7 July 2007

    Ofcom has announced that is has awarded multi digital radio licences to the 4 Digital Group. The 4 Digital Group is led by Channel 4 Radio and includes Emap, BSkyB and the Carphone Warehouse. The licence has been granted for a 12-year period and the Group...

  • DataWind to breeze into the UK with PocketSurfer 2
    Phones

    DataWind to breeze into the UK with PocketSurfer 2

    By 5 July 2007

    Canadian company DataWind is going to be launching its Pocket Surfer 2 product in the UK this month. The Pocket Surfer 2 is a slim, 640 pixel widescreen device that works on quad band GPRS, promising "true wireless internet". The whole selling point behind...

  • European iPhone deal to be announced when US sales hit one million
    Phones

    European iPhone deal to be announced when US sales hit one million

    By 3 July 2007

    All was quiet on Monday following predictions of a big Apple announcement to confirm Vodafone, T-Mobile and Carphone Warehouse as the joint three vendors of the iPhone in Europe, but according to Newswireless.net, who broke the story, there's a good reason......

  • Europe to get 3G iPhone from Vodafone, T-Mobile and Carphone Warehouse
    Phones

    Europe to get 3G iPhone from Vodafone, T-Mobile and Carphone Warehouse

    By 29 June 2007

    Breaking news reports from Newswireless.net are suggesting that a new 3G version of the iPhone will be announced on Monday in the UK by Apple - in a join promotion with Vodafone, T-Mobile of Germany, and Carphone Warehouse. If true, this 3G version will...

  • TalkTalk Online Backup, what cost peace of mind?
    Online

    TalkTalk Online Backup, what cost peace of mind?

    By 28 June 2007

    TalkTalk, the communications company from The Carphone Warehouse, is launching TalkTalk Online Backup, a simple, secure way for customers to backup and retrieve photos and documents stored on their computer. This means through TalkTalk anyone with internet...

  • Adobe Digital Editions 1.0 launches
    Gaming

    Adobe Digital Editions 1.0 launches

    By 19 June 2007

    The beta version of this software attracted more than 300,000 downloads in less than 6 months and Adobe today announced the release proper of Adobe Digital Editions 1.0. Adobe Digital Editions 1.0 is a new software application built "from the ground up"...

  • Nokia 8600 available to pre-order
    Phones

    Nokia 8600 available to pre-order

    By 29 May 2007

    The new Nokia 8600 mobile phone is available to pre-order on the Carphonewarehouse's website. With no official announcement from Nokia the "Black. Beauty." has snuck onto the handset scene with little fanfare. A more affordable little brother to Nokia's...

  • GPS now available for the HTC P3600
    Phones

    GPS now available for the HTC P3600

    By 12 April 2007

    Following its release in September last year, users of the HTC P3600 can now access GPS software. A deal with TomTom means that HTC is able to use the company’s Navigator 6 software for maps and directions. If you have one of these then you might want...

  • Samsung launches new mobile WiMAX products
    Phones

    Samsung launches new mobile WiMAX products

    By 12 April 2007

    Samsung has taken the wireless generation a step further with its launch today of three new products in Korea connecting to WiBro. First up, the SPH-M8100 is a PDA WiBro smartphone with wireless internet, voice and video call services through WiBro and...

  • Toshiba takes legal action over DVD players
    Online

    Toshiba takes legal action over DVD players

    By 10 April 2007

    Toshiba is taking legal action in the US against 17 companies it says haven't secured the required licensing fees for DVD technology used in their products. The Tokyo company and its US subsidiary filed a lawsuit at the District Court for the Northern...

  • The Carphone Warehouse drops sponsorship of Celebrity Big Brother
    Phones

    The Carphone Warehouse drops sponsorship of Celebrity Big Brother

    By 18 January 2007

    The Carphone Warehouse has announced that it's suspending its sponsorship of Celebrity Big Brother, after Ofcom reported ever-mounting complaints about the show. Many viewers have been complaining that Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is the victim of...

  • The Carphone Warehouse to offer new service, MyMobileLife
    Phones

    The Carphone Warehouse to offer new service, MyMobileLife

    By 30 October 2006

    The Carphone Warehouse has inked a deal with Reporo, a company that offers free texting and other services to its members, to launch a new Java-based service called MyMobileLife. It offers a wide range of free services, including IM and chat through your...

  • Carphone Warehouse launch dedicated phone auction website
    Phones

    Carphone Warehouse launch dedicated phone auction website

    By 16 October 2006

    Carphone Warehouse has launched a dedicated mobile phone auction site, taking on auction giant eBay. The new site; mymobileauction.com will allow customers to list their phone in a similar way to as they would on eBay, in the hope that the potential customer...

  • Orange rumoured to follow Vodafone away from Carphone Warehouse
    Online

    Orange rumoured to follow Vodafone away from Carphone Warehouse

    By 13 October 2006

    Following hot on the heals of the announcement that Vodafone is dropping Carphone Warehouse from selling its mobile phone contracts, rumours are gathering pace on the Internet that Orange is about to follow suit. According to reports online, the mobile...

  • Vodafone withdraws its business from the Carphone Warehouse
    Online

    Vodafone withdraws its business from the Carphone Warehouse

    By 12 October 2006

    After the Carphone Warehouse’s proud day yesterday announcing the acquisition of AOL UK comes a bit of a slump as Vodafone has announced today that it’s dropping the group from selling its mobile phone contracts. Instead, Vodafone has partnered with...

  • Carphone Warehouse takes over AOL UK
    Online

    Carphone Warehouse takes over AOL UK

    By 11 October 2006

    The Carphone Warehouse has made a successful bid to take over AOL UK, the country’s third-largest ISP. The BBC reports that the company paid somewhere in the region of £370 million for AOL UK, which was being flogged at auction by US corporation Time...

  • Phones

    Carphone Warehouse struggles under volume of free broadband customers

    By 6 June 2006

    Carphone Warehouse is telling customers who have signed up for free TalkTalk broadband service to expect long delays before the service is installed. About 340,000 people have signed up so far for the service since its launch in April, but some customers...

  • Carphone Warehouse launch broadband package
    Online

    Carphone Warehouse launch broadband package

    By 11 April 2006

    As rumoured at the weekend, Carphone Warehouse has launched an internet package it claims will cut residential bills by 60 per cent. Customers using the phone operators' TalkTalk service will be able to make unlimited local and national calls from their...

  • Carphone Warehouse to offer free broadband
    Online

    Carphone Warehouse to offer free broadband

    By 9 April 2006

    Carphone Warehouse is expected to launch a UK price war for broadband this week when, if the rumours are true, it will announce the launch of a cheap, possibly free broadband package. Rumours online and in newspapers suggest that the offering of a free...

  • Phones

    Carphone Warehouse buys OneTel and Tele2 to compete against BT

    By 19 December 2005

    Carphone Warehouse has announced it has bought both telecoms companies OneTel and Tele2 in a pre-Christmas spending spree of £140m to allow it to effectively complete head on with BT. “Our goal is to become the number one alternative residential telecoms...

  • Spiderman 2 on memory card review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Spiderman 2 on memory card review

    By 30 June 2005

    With mobile phone screens becoming bigger and our acceptance of doing more than just making mobile calls, companies are coming out of the woodwork to offer us the latest must-have application. Carphone Warehouse, the mobile phone retailer in the UK, has...