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Freephone 0800 and 0808 numbers are finally free to call from mobiles too

Freephone 0800 and 0808 numbers are finally free to call from mobiles too

By 1 July 2015

Thanks to a ruling set by Ofcom last year, networks have lifted charges for freephone numbers when called from a mobile. That means that from today, 1 July, you will no longer be charged when you call numbers starting with 0800 and 0808 from your smartphone... >>

Your cheap SIM-only mobile plan is no longer the cheapest, FreedomPop is literally free

Your cheap SIM-only mobile plan is no longer the cheapest, FreedomPop is literally free

By 13 May 2015

We have written a lot in the last few years about cheap mobile phone tariffs but the UK will soon get a cheap SIM-only plan that cannot be beaten for price; it's completely free. FreedomPop, which has been running a free mobile phone service in the US... >>

Is TalkTalk’s £12 a month unlimited everything SIM too good to be true?

Is TalkTalk’s £12 a month unlimited everything SIM too good to be true?

By 27 April 2015

TalkTalk has launched what seems to be an unbelievable offer for a 3G SIM. For just £12 a month - and on a rolling 30-day contract to boot - you get unlimited talktime, texts and 3G data, a deal that the company claims is the cheapest on the market.... >>

Carphone Warehouse's new iD mobile network pushes free roaming data, value for money

Carphone Warehouse's new iD mobile network pushes free roaming data, value for money

By 23 April 2015

Dixons Carphone has announced a new mobile network, known simply as iD. The new network from Carphone Warehouse will be launching in May and promises to offer wider free data roaming than existing networks.  Comparing itself to Three, iD will be data... >>

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

By 14 April 2015

Google has already confirmed it will be offering an MVNO network service, dubbed Nova, but now details have leaked. Google's Project Fi has leaked in an app called Tycho which was uncovered by Android Police in a Lollipop build not available to the public.... >>

EE WiFi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

EE WiFi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

By 7 April 2015

EE has officially announced its WiFi Calling service, which lets you make voice calls and send text messages via a Wi-Fi network. The service will go live on 10 April, alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  The WiFi Calling service... >>

Vodafone bumps up 4G data allowances on its entertainment bundles

Vodafone bumps up 4G data allowances on its entertainment bundles

By 7 April 2015

With incentive announcements from EE and O2 rattling around, Vodafone has pitched in with its own ideas to entice new customers. It has increased the data allowances on its Red Value bundles and is now offering 4G by default for all monthly handset agreements.... >>

O2 Wifi Extra gives you the strongest connection wherever you go, without having to sign in

O2 Wifi Extra gives you the strongest connection wherever you go, without having to sign in

By 2 April 2015

No sooner had EE announced an incentive for its customers than O2 follows with its own. O2 customers can now access free Wi-Fi throughout the UK without even having to sign in ever. O2 Wifi Extra is the evolution of the network's free Wi-Fi service,... >>

Are you an EE customer? You'll want to pick up your free EE Power Bar then

Are you an EE customer? You'll want to pick up your free EE Power Bar then

By 2 April 2015

EE is giving a portable smartphone charger to every customer on its UK network. That includes existing and new customers. The EE Power scheme, which will launch in the "coming weeks", will reward customers with an EE Power Bar when they visit any of... >>

WhatsApp voice over internet calling is here for Android, iOS incoming

WhatsApp voice over internet calling is here for Android, iOS incoming

By 31 March 2015

WhatsApp may be about to do to voice calls what its messaging did to texts - kill them. You can now call over internet using WhatsApp. The latest WhatsApp 2.12.5 update for Android will allow for voice calls over your internet connection, be it 4G, 3G... >>