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  • Orange Tahiti review
    Tablets 3 out of 5

    Orange Tahiti review

    By 26 April 2012

    The Orange Tahiti is a 7-inch Android tablet based on the Huawei MediaPad. A couple of millimetres slimmer than the original Apple iPad at 10.5mm thick, it weighs 394g and takes up just 190x124mm of pocket or bag space. In common with most Android tablets,...

  • 8 in 10 who use internet on the go want 4G ASAP
    Phones

    8 in 10 who use internet on the go want 4G ASAP

    By 18 April 2012

    More than 8 in 10 people who use the internet on the go want 4G to be rolled out in the UK as soon as possible, according to a new survey by YouGov and Everything Everywhere. The survey, which questioned 2,035 people online, indicated that of those savvy...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update for unlocked models now out
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update for unlocked models now out

    By 17 April 2012

    Samsung has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the Ice Cream Sandwich update for unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone is now available via Kies.  In a statement issued to Pocket-lint the company said: “Samsung UK has been working as...

  • Orange and UEFA starts to bang the Euro 2012 drum with multiplatform app
    Apps

    Orange and UEFA starts to bang the Euro 2012 drum with multiplatform app

    By 12 April 2012

    As the Premier League season draws to a close, attention will soon be turning to the next footballing event. Euro 2012 kicks off on 8 June in Poland and the Ukraine and with tickets few and far between Orange is offering an alternative way of getting...

  • Orange most complained about mobile network provider, according to Ofcom report
    Phones

    Orange most complained about mobile network provider, according to Ofcom report

    By 22 March 2012

    Ofcom has released its annual report on the most complained about telecoms providers, with Orange being named and shamed as the mobile network coming in for most complaints. The report covers the major companies that offer mobile, landline and fixed broadband...

  • Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals
    Tablets

    Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals

    By 16 March 2012

    Buying a new iPad that has Wi-Fi only is a simple enough affair. The prices are pretty much set and all you need to do is choose your favourite colour, memory size and do your best to resist as many iPad accessory upsells as you possibly can. However,...

  • Best Android apps for TV and movie fans
    Apps

    Best Android apps for TV and movie fans

    By 14 March 2012

    One of the most popular uses for tablets and phones is watching videos or catchup TV. From BBC iPlayer in bed, to movies on your travels, having a good-quality screen to hand makes your Android device a perfect choice for those who love television and...

  • Ofcom: UK 4G in 2012 is possible
    Phones

    Ofcom: UK 4G in 2012 is possible

    By 13 March 2012

    Ofcom has announced that the UK could be seeing some 4G action this year. Following an application from Everything Everywhere - the umbrella network that covers Orange and T-Mobile here in Blighty - the communications watchdog has decided that use of...

  • The new iPad: How fast will it surf the web in the UK?
    Tablets

    The new iPad: How fast will it surf the web in the UK?

    By 8 March 2012

    The new iPad has been announced. It comes with 4G data technology and promises "super-fast" web surfing, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Sounds amazing doesn't it? Well, if you are in America, it does and will be but, in the UK, we don't have a 4G...

  • Orange dials in mobile minutes to broadband bundle
    Online

    Orange dials in mobile minutes to broadband bundle

    By 6 March 2012

    Orange has announced the introduction of a funky little broadband and calls bundle with minutes to landlines, international numbers and mobiles all thrown in. Claiming the package as a UK first, the deal offers unlimited broadband and landline calls to...

  • Mobile World Congress: Just the headlines
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    Mobile World Congress: Just the headlines

    By 28 February 2012

    Mobile World Congress is in full swing and, as you can imagine, here at Pocket-lint we are all over it like a bad rash, getting the scoops, bagging the exclusives, and getting up close and personal with the latest phones, tablets, apps, and everything...

  • Intel CEO: mobile phone processor cores don’t matter
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    Intel CEO: mobile phone processor cores don’t matter

    By 27 February 2012

    In a move that the Intel CEO and president joked “may have just started another core war”, Paul Otellini has dismissed the importance of cores in mobile phone CPUs. With the rest of the market racing towards quad-core processors on Android 4.0 Ice...

  • Orange Santa Clara pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Orange Santa Clara pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    After all the talk, Intel has finally done it... it has launched a mobile phone with Orange and Gigabyte, with an Intel chip inside, and Pocket-lint has already gone hands-on with the new device. Built by Gigabyte and to be sold by the network in the...

  • Orange Santa Clara pairs Intel Medfield and Android in an affordable package
    Phones

    Orange Santa Clara pairs Intel Medfield and Android in an affordable package

    By 27 February 2012

    Orange has announced its newest own-brand handset - and it's one that's sure to make waves. Codenamed the Orange Santa Clara, it's a high-end Android handset running on Intel's Medfield platform. "The aim is to be able to complete in terms of specs and...

  • Mobile World Congress 2012: We’re here
    Phones

    Mobile World Congress 2012: We’re here

    By 26 February 2012

    Mobile World Congress 2012 kicks-off tonight with announcements coming from HTC, Sony Ericsson, Huawei and ViewSonic as they launch their new devices. We’re on the ground in a sunny Barcelona to bring you all the action as it unfolds. If you’ve...

  • MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
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    MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 24 February 2012

    MWC 2012 has not even begun and already the news has been flooding in. Europe's most important mobile phone event will be packed, as ever, with handsets of all types from all the manufacturers of the world (minus one) with everything from the smartest...

  • Orange partners with Eat for NFC Quick Tap Treats
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    Orange partners with Eat for NFC Quick Tap Treats

    By 24 February 2012

    Orange has signed a deal with the Eat restaurant chain which allows its customers to use NFC-enabled phones to receive free food or coffee each day. Using Quick Tap Treats, Eat visitors need only press their handset against specially designed posters...

  • Everything Everywhere launching Orange and T-Mobile 4G network in 2012
    Phones

    Everything Everywhere launching Orange and T-Mobile 4G network in 2012

    By 23 February 2012

    It may cause your TV picture to go fuzzy, but Everything Everywhere - the umbrella brand of Orange and T-Mobile in the UK - has announced that it plans to begin the roll-out of its 4G service before the end of the year. Olaf Swantee, CEO at Everything...

  • Facebook hits African 2G phones thanks to Orange
    Online

    Facebook hits African 2G phones thanks to Orange

    By 17 February 2012

    Orange is bringing Facebook to a potential African mobile phone audience of 70 million people, even for those sporting only a 2G handset. Using unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) technology, the move will mean people can access a scaled-down,...

  • Everything Everywhere 4G trial summer loving
    Phones

    Everything Everywhere 4G trial summer loving

    By 25 January 2012

    Ofcom recently revised its plans for dealing with the 4G spectrum, announcing its aims to bring coverage to at least 98 per cent of the population. At the moment though, there's just a handful of people in the country with access to the LTE fun; a 1,000...

  • Orange and Wikipedia offer free knowledge in Africa and the Middle East
    Online

    Orange and Wikipedia offer free knowledge in Africa and the Middle East

    By 24 January 2012

    Orange and the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organisation that operates Wikipedia, have joined forces to offer free learning to mobile browsers in Africa and the Middle East (AMEA). Well, free learning and also free looking up of mundane stuff...

  • Orange Tahiti: 7-inch Android Honeycomb tablet with 3G
    Tablets

    Orange Tahiti: 7-inch Android Honeycomb tablet with 3G

    By 10 January 2012

    Orange is offering an own-brand Android tablet called the Orange Tahiti, following its trend of naming devices after places you might want to go on holiday.  The Orange Tahiti will offer you a 7-inch LCD display, come with a respectable Qualcomm Snapdragon...

  • Orange UK expects 78 million calls on its network on New Year's Eve
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    Orange UK expects 78 million calls on its network on New Year's Eve

    By 28 December 2011

    UK network operator Orange is predicting that this New Year's Eve will see records broken in the number of texts sent, calls made and data accessed by its customers. It estimates that a staggering 78 million calls to family and friends will be made on...

  • Orange San Francisco II review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange San Francisco II review

    By 13 December 2011

    Those of us with expensive smartphones sometimes forget that not everyone needs, or wants, a device in their pocket that costs £500. So for those who either don't see the point of super-expensive phones, or just simply can't justify the expense, there's...

  • Orange San Francisco II pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Orange San Francisco II pictures and hands-on

    By 2 December 2011

    Something people forget - especially tech journalists - is that not everyone can afford, or wants, a £500 mobile telephone. But, even people with limited money to spend on handsets may want access to some of the cool features available on smartphones...