Carphone Warehouse archive

  • Carphone Warehouse details MiFi products
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    Carphone Warehouse details MiFi products

    By 18 September 2009

    Carphone Warehouse has detailed the mobile Wi-Fi, or MiFi range it is now offering. Creating portable Wi-Fi hotspots, the devices can connect up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to the Internet at any place, any time and without any need for dongles or other...

  • BlackBerry Curve 8520 in violet gets designer pouch
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    BlackBerry Curve 8520 in violet gets designer pouch

    By 14 September 2009

    A designer "pouch" has been created for the Carphone Warehouse's exclusive BlackBerry Curve 8520, the retailer has revealed. Fashion designer Richard Nicoll has partnered with BlackBerry on the launch of the Curve 8520 in violet and will produce "limited-edition...

  • Alcatel launches the TRIBE, One Touch Magic and OT-708 handsets
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    Alcatel launches the TRIBE, One Touch Magic and OT-708 handsets

    By 8 September 2009

    The BlackBerry has just gone budget with Alcatel taking its first step into the QWERTY-key PDA market. The PAYG TRIBE will be sold at the Carphone Warehouse for £49.99 and will come in a quite funky choice of white, lilac or acid green trim. It's got...

  • Sony Ericsson offers Ed Hardy-themed W595 Walkman
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    Sony Ericsson offers Ed Hardy-themed W595 Walkman

    By 7 September 2009

    A special edition version of the Sony Ericsson W595, that celebrates the work of renowned tattoo artist Ed Hardy, will soon be available exclusively from the Carphone Warehouse. The Ed Hardy handset is covered in 15 tattoo inspired motifs based on street...

  • Carphone Warehouse gets Dell Inspiron 11z
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    Carphone Warehouse gets Dell Inspiron 11z

    By 3 September 2009

    The Carphone Warehouse has announced that it will be the UK's first retailer to sell the new Dell Inspiron 11z not-netbook. A deal with The Phone House sees a similar arrangement in France. The new Dell Inspiron 11z follows the trend of recent manufacturers,...

  • VIDEO: Nokia XpressMusic 5530 First Look
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    VIDEO: Nokia XpressMusic 5530 First Look

    By 6 August 2009

    Here's Nokia's XpressMusic 5530 handset in video form. We were lucky enough to get a hands-on play with the company's Cookie rival, and were impressed with the price, if not blown away by the features. The handset will be showing up across most major...

  • HTC Hero - Mocha Brown
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    HTC Hero - Mocha Brown

    By 29 July 2009

    Here are a few pics of the "Mocha" HTC Hero, which isn't quite as brown as we were expecting. There's even a comparison shot with a brown Zune, thrown in there, for proof. The "Mocha" Hero is only available from the Carphone Warehouse, and its sister...

  • HTC Hero goes pink and brown
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    HTC Hero goes pink and brown

    By 27 July 2009

    Carphone Warehouse is to offer the new HTC Hero in both pink and brown colour schemes the company's sister site, mobiles.co.uk has confirmed. Exclusive to mobiles.co.uk, the new colours, first discovered by Pocket-lint at the beginning of the month, will...

  • Carphone shows pink HTC Hero
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    Carphone shows pink HTC Hero

    By 7 July 2009

    Carphone Warehouse's coming soon info page for the HTC Hero appears to show the handset in pink. Whether this is an exclusive colour variant for the retailer or some poor colour balance we've been unable to find out, but the handset shown does look a...

  • Vodafone returns to Carphone Warehouse
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    Vodafone returns to Carphone Warehouse

    By 2 July 2009

    Vodafone contracts will make a return to the shop shelves of Carphone Warehouse after 3 years. Thought to be a move to "take back" the UK-based operator's home market, currently led by O2, it ends a 3-year absence from Carphone Warehouse stores. In 2006...

  • iPhone 3G S goes on sale in the UK
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    iPhone 3G S goes on sale in the UK

    By 19 June 2009

    The iPhone 3G S has gone on sale in the UK today to what appears to have been modest crowds, as stores opened early to accommodate those keen to get their hands on the new Apple handset. Apple's Regent Street store in central London saw queues start from...

  • Stores to open early for iPhone 3G S
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    Stores to open early for iPhone 3G S

    By 18 June 2009

    Although no queues are forming yet on London's streets (as compared to the three Apple faithful already in line in New York) those keen to get their hands on Apple's new iPhone 3G S will be able to do so from 7am tomorrow morning. The 19 June, which also...

  • Carphone offering cashback for old iPhones
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    Carphone offering cashback for old iPhones

    By 15 June 2009

    Carphone Warehouse, the official iPhone operator in the UK, has announced it is to offer cashback for old iPhones. Offering possibly a quicker alternative to eBay, the retailer will shell out £100 for any capacity model of the first generation iPhone,...

  • Griffin announces Reveal iPhone case
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    Griffin announces Reveal iPhone case

    By 11 June 2009

    Griffin has announced the launch of the "Reveal", describing it as its thinnest iPhone case yet. Adding just over a millimetre to the thickness of the iPhone 3G or 3G S, its one-piece design claims to fit snuggly, and protect the device, while "slim rubber...

  • Carphone nabs Samsung Tocco Lite in pink
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    Carphone nabs Samsung Tocco Lite in pink

    By 10 June 2009

    The Carphone Warehouse will be offering the Samsung Tocco Lite exclusively in pink. The retailer has announced the pink model is available now, and sells for £99.95. Seemingly popular with the yoof audience, that perhaps can't afford a higher-end Tocco...

  • iPhone 3G S goes on pre-order
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    iPhone 3G S goes on pre-order

    By 10 June 2009

    While The Carphone Warehouse's pre-order page appears to be taking its sweet time to go live, Mobiles.co.uk, has beaten the retailer to be the first to offer pre-order. "Beaten" is a slightly strong word, considering that Mobiles.co.uk is a subsidiary...

  • Carphone: 6000 registered for iPhone 3G S in 2 hours
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    Carphone: 6000 registered for iPhone 3G S in 2 hours

    By 9 June 2009

    Although many UK consumers are expressing dismay over the pricing for the new Apple iPhone 3G S, it seems there are a fair few early adopters keen to get their hands on Apple's "fastest, most powerful yet" mobile. The Carphone Warehouse, the official...

  • Rebellion over O2 iPhone pricing
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    Rebellion over O2 iPhone pricing

    By 9 June 2009

    One of the downsides of bringing smartphones to the mass market is that you have to deal with that mass market, and its rage whenever you put the slightest foot wrong. O2 and Apple executives no doubt lingered a little longer in bed this morning, not...

  • Carphone Warehouse reveals iPhone 3GS pre-order plans
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    Carphone Warehouse reveals iPhone 3GS pre-order plans

    By 8 June 2009

    Following Apple's launch of the iPhone "3GS", official UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has confirmed pre-order plans for the new handset. Due to launch in the UK (as well as in the US) on 19 June, eager iPhone-owner wannabes will be able to pre-order the...

  • Apple rumours reach fever pitch ahead of WWDC
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    Apple rumours reach fever pitch ahead of WWDC

    By 5 June 2009

    Unsurprisingly, just a working day away from the opening day of Apple's WWDC event, and Phil Schiler's keynote, Apple-themed rumours have reached fever pitch on the Internet. Most focus on the iPhone, with speculation about a new model to be launched...

  • Alcatel OT-S319 launches at Carphone Warehouse
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    Alcatel OT-S319 launches at Carphone Warehouse

    By 4 June 2009

    The Carphone Warehouse and Alcatel have announced the launch of a "striking red clamshell", the new OT-S319. Available exclusively for Carphone customers online and in store, the new rouge-tinted handset is on sale for a budget-friendly £9.95 on an Orange...

  • Carphone Warehouse launches SnappLife app store
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    Carphone Warehouse launches SnappLife app store

    By 28 May 2009

    The Carphone Warehouse has announced that it'll be the exclusive European distributor of SnappLife from Hiplogic. SnappLife is a mobile service which provides a range of applications for the homescreen of Symbian S60 and Windows Mobile devices. Included...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Half price on PAYG at Carphone Warehouse
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    Daily Tech Deal: Half price on PAYG at Carphone Warehouse

    By 14 May 2009

    If you're in the market for a new phone, but don't want to commit to a lengthy contract then today's tech deal brings you news of some of the current offers coming from the Carphone Warehouse. Citing a decent 50% off, when bought with £10 airtime, phones...

  • O2 to offer Nokia N97 in June
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    O2 to offer Nokia N97 in June

    By 13 May 2009

    O2 is to offer Nokia's new flagship handset, the touchscreen N97 that will come complete with Ovi Store services, in June, Mobile reports. O2 has confirmed to Pocket-lint that "the Nokia N97 will be available on O2 through the Carphone Warehouse", but...

  • TalkTalk buys Tiscali
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    TalkTalk buys Tiscali

    By 8 May 2009

    After months of rumours, Carphone Warehouse's TalkTalk has announced it is to buy troubled Tiscali UK in a £236 million cash deal. The company says this will create Britain's largest consumer broadband provider with over 4.25 million customers covering...