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  • Sony Ericsson to offer MOBO edition W910i
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    Sony Ericsson to offer MOBO edition W910i

    By 10 September 2008

    Sony Ericsson has become a sponsor of this year’s MOBO Awards Show, and as part of the deal, MOBO will provide exclusive content to support the launch of Sony Ericsson’s new special MOBO edition of the white and gold W910i Walkman handset, exclusively...

  • Nokia "Comes With Music" phone to be SIM-free
    Phones

    Nokia "Comes With Music" phone to be SIM-free

    By 9 September 2008

    The Carphone Warehouse has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic handset to be offered in conjunction with the "Comes With Music" service will be offered SIM-free. To be sold on a handset-only Pay-As-You-Go basis, UK consumers will...

  • Carphone keeps quiet on Comes With Music pricing
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    Carphone keeps quiet on Comes With Music pricing

    By 9 September 2008

    As we already know, the Carphone Warehouse has announced that it will be offering the Nokia Comes With Music service exclusively in the UK when it launches. To be available on a Pay As You Go basis, Carphone Warehouse has yet to confirm pricing for the...

  • Plastic Logic launches e-book reader
    Gaming

    Plastic Logic launches e-book reader

    By 8 September 2008

    Plastic Logic has previewed its E-Ink-based e-book reader solution, that it expects to bring to market in the first half of next year. Offering a "stunning" form factor, measuring 8.5 by 11-inches, the flexible Plastic Logic reader features a big readable...

  • Amazon ends new Kindle speculation
    Gaming

    Amazon ends new Kindle speculation

    By 29 August 2008

    It seems an Amazon exec has spoken out to end the speculation rife in the blogosphere that the company are imminently to launch new models of their Kindle e-book reader. Craig Berman, Amazon’s chief spokesman, has spoken to New York Times writer Brad...

  • More next-gen Kindle rumours emerge
    Gaming

    More next-gen Kindle rumours emerge

    By 26 August 2008

    More news is coming in that seems to corroborate the previous rumours we've heard about Amazon's next-gen Kindle e-book reader devices. Further to the insider news via Crunchgear that saw two redesigned models, a source speaking to BusinessWeek also states...

  • Best Buy to sell iPhone 3G
    Online

    Best Buy to sell iPhone 3G

    By 13 August 2008

    It makes sense really - the iPhone 3G is being stocked in the UK by the Carphone Warehouse - which has done a million dollar deal with Best Buy in the States, which will see the American retailer opening stores on this side of the Atlantic. And now Best...

  • Carphone Warehouse stocking Samsung i8510
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    Carphone Warehouse stocking Samsung i8510

    By 12 August 2008

    We've already detailed the specs of what Samsung is claiming will be the first 8 megapixel cameraphone to launch in the UK market - the i8510. But now The Carphone Warehouse has confirmed that it is going to stock the model and it will arrive in the UK...

  • Amazon Kindle sales at 240,000?
    Gaming

    Amazon Kindle sales at 240,000?

    By 4 August 2008

    Amazon has not so far revealed sales figures of its Kindle ebook reading device, with a spokesperson stating in July when Amazon's quarterly financial results were announced, only that they are "very happy" with sales. The Kindle was launched last November...

  • Elonex Webbook notebook review
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    Elonex Webbook notebook review

    By 1 August 2008

    With consumers snapping up netbooks faster than companies can make them, what makes Elonex think it has the solution with the Webbook? We took a closer look to find out. Available from Carphone Warehouse the Elonex Webbook offers a 10.2-inch screen, 1.6GHz...

  • PHOTO: Sony Reader in red
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    PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

    By 28 July 2008

    Here's a pic of Sony's special edition red Reader that will come pre-loaded in the States with the new ebook reading software. Here in the UK, the Reader has gone on pre-order for £199 at Waterstones.

  • Sony takes Reader open with more format support
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    Sony takes Reader open with more format support

    By 24 July 2008

    Sony has announced that its Reader digital book - soon to launch in the UK - will be the first ebook reading device to support the EPUB format, the International Digital Publishing Forum’s XML-based standard format for digital books and publications....

  • Carphone gets "significant" iPhone 3G delivery
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    Carphone gets "significant" iPhone 3G delivery

    By 24 July 2008

    The Carphone Warehouse has issued us with a press statement informing us that iPhone 3Gs are firmly back in stock - for now. The announcement reads: "The Carphone Warehouse has today confirmed delivery of a large quantity of the Apple iPhone 3G". The...

  • ISPs agree "ground-breaking" piracy deal
    Online

    ISPs agree "ground-breaking" piracy deal

    By 24 July 2008

    Six of the UK's biggest internet service providers have signed up to a "ground breaking" plan with the music industry to tackle piracy. The deal, negotiated by the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform branch of the government, will...

  • Sony Reader to get UK launch
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    Sony Reader to get UK launch

    By 23 July 2008

    Beating Amazon's Kindle to the UK market, Sony has announced the launch of its new Reader that will go on sale in Britain in conjunction with Waterstones. The second-gen gadget from Sony, the PRS-505 Reader is smaller than a hardback, has memory to store...

  • Carphone's free webbook deal goes live
    Phones

    Carphone's free webbook deal goes live

    By 21 July 2008

    We have previously brought you the news that this offer was to launch, but we can now reveal that the Carphone Warehouse's free webbook deal is live. The "webbook" in question is a 10.2-inch ultra mobile PC made by Chinese company Elonex Technology. The...

  • UK Best Buy store locations revealed
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    UK Best Buy store locations revealed

    By 21 July 2008

    The locations of the first four Best Buy stores for the UK have been revealed - and could be the start of a roll-out of up to 20 such shops for Blighty. The first four stores, that will see the US giant's retail debut in the UK, will be at the Bath Road...

  • Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles
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    Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles

    By 16 July 2008

    Although here in the UK we are yet to be graced with even the first Amazon Kindle electronic book reader, reports are coming in suggesting the e-commerce company is prepping two new, next-gen models of the device. Crunchgear has it from an Amazon insider...

  • Apple iPhone 3G goes on sale in the UK
    Phones

    Apple iPhone 3G goes on sale in the UK

    By 11 July 2008

    The Apple iPhone 3G has gone on sale in the UK, as well as in 22 other countries around the world. Pocket-lint headed into the centre of London early this morning to see how the initial demand and sales were going. Around 100 people were queuing for the...

  • Breaking news: Carphone Warehouse taking more iPhone 3G pre-orders
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    Breaking news: Carphone Warehouse taking more iPhone 3G pre-orders

    By 10 July 2008

    Pocket-lint can reveal that Carphone Warehouse is taking more iPhone 3G orders today - that will be delivered tomorrow if you're quick. The retailer has made more stock available to those who want to buy the iPhone 3G as an upgrade and there are both...

  • O2 issues new warning over iPhone demand
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    O2 issues new warning over iPhone demand

    By 10 July 2008

    O2 has updated the iPhone 3G page on their site with the following public announcement that confirms Apple will be selling iPhones - for existing customers only - and that the iPhone 2.0 update will be issued on Friday for existing owners. "Thank you...

  • iPhone 3Gs arrive in the UK
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    iPhone 3Gs arrive in the UK

    By 10 July 2008

    Just look at all those lovely iPhone 3Gs arriving, ready to wing their way into Carphone Warehouse stores across the nation. Let's just hope that wasn't the only pallet...

  • No white iPhone 3Gs for the UK
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    No white iPhone 3Gs for the UK

    By 7 July 2008

    Although it has marked the start of the pre-order process for the iPhone 3G, today could be seen as a disappointing one for iPhone fans in Britain. Carphone Warehouse revealed earlier that the iPhone 3G will not be available on the promised Pay & Go basis...

  • Carphone reveals iPhone 3G PAYG "in time for Christmas"
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    Carphone reveals iPhone 3G PAYG "in time for Christmas"

    By 7 July 2008

    While O2's iPhone 3G pre-order plans are uncertain, with the online shop going live and then apparently crumbling under demand, the Carphone Warehouse has announced it has started taking online orders for device. Customers can order the iPhone 3G at www.carphonewarehouse.com/iphone...

  • COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?
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    COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?

    By 4 July 2008

    With the announcement that universities in the US are looking to distribute textbooks via e-books rather than the tower of paper we were all used to, is it time for the e-book to make its way into the mainstream? But who are the runners and riders, what...