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  • Orange San Francisco II priced and dated
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    Orange San Francisco II priced and dated

    By 17 November 2011

    The Orange San Francisco II, which Pocket-lint told you all about last week, has made the jump from Orange's help pages, to its shop ones - with price and release details aplenty. The phone also known as the ZTE Crescent is an Android Gingerbread handset...

  • Real tales of Orange San Francisco II echo through the room
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    Real tales of Orange San Francisco II echo through the room

    By 11 November 2011

    The Orange San Francisco II has been detailed on the network's UK website, the sequel to the popular Android budget handset that went on sale at the end of last year. Once again produced by ZTE - it will hit other markets as the ZTE Crescent - the San...

  • Free Xbox 360 from Orange with Nokia Lumia 800 upgrades
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    Free Xbox 360 from Orange with Nokia Lumia 800 upgrades

    By 27 October 2011

    Orange and Microsoft have teamed up to offer upgraders choosing the latest Windows Phone 7.5 handset, the Nokia Lumia 800, a free Xbox 360. Any Orange customer upgrading their phone from 16 November, the date the codenamed Sea Ray device goes on sale,...

  • Everything Everywhere 3G sharing coming next week
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    Everything Everywhere 3G sharing coming next week

    By 10 October 2011

    Everything Everywhere has announced that the next stage of the "big switch-on" will be starting next week, this time bringing 3G sharing to 27 million Orange and T-Mobile customers. The initiative to combine mobile networks and allow Orange and T-Mobile...

  • iPhone 4S prices start at £499, contract deals held off for time being
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    iPhone 4S prices start at £499, contract deals held off for time being

    By 5 October 2011

    Following the launch of the iPhone 4S in the UK on Tuesday 4 October Apple has confirmed the iPhone 4S price structure in the UK when it is released on the 14 October. The entry-level 16GB model will cost £499 and be available in black or white. Pay...

  • Sharp Aquos 3D Android phone comes to Europe with Orange
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    Sharp Aquos 3D Android phone comes to Europe with Orange

    By 29 September 2011

    Back in May, over in Japan, Sharp unleashed yet another 3D Android handset - the Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C 3D. At the time we warned our UK readers not to hold their breath waiting for a UK release, although the chances of some Sharp 3D Android action...

  • Windows Phone 7 Mango roll out begins, O2 and Orange users get it straight away, Vodafone soon
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    Windows Phone 7 Mango roll out begins, O2 and Orange users get it straight away, Vodafone soon

    By 27 September 2011

    Following a barrage of new Windows Phone 7 launches from HTC, Samsung, and others, Microsoft has said that it has started the software update for Windows Phone 7 Mango. The new update, which is promised to be with all current Windows Phone 7 users by...

  • Orange Cityzi NFC hands-on: Pocket-lint's pocket picked
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    Orange Cityzi NFC hands-on: Pocket-lint's pocket picked

    By 26 September 2011

    If you'd asked me a week ago about using a mobile phone to pay for goods and services, I'd have said that the technology was promising, but that persuading people to use it was likely to prove tricky. That was before I was robbed of all my real cash on...

  • Samsung Wave 578 NFC action with Orange and Barclaycard
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    Samsung Wave 578 NFC action with Orange and Barclaycard

    By 22 September 2011

    Orange and Barclaycard have finally announced that the Samsung Wave 578 is coming with NFC capabilities, as Pocket-lint reported would happen back in February. It's the second of the Quick Tap mobile phones to hit Orange, following the début of the service...

  • Google Wallet official: MasterCard, Amex, Visa want you to pay via your phone
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    Google Wallet official: MasterCard, Amex, Visa want you to pay via your phone

    By 19 September 2011

    Google Wallet, Google’s newest money making venture, has become official with the company signing up not just MasterCard, but Visa, American Express and Discover in the US and Europe. "In May we announced Google Wallet - an app that makes your phone...

  • Acer C6 Liquid Express spilled by Orange
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    Acer C6 Liquid Express spilled by Orange

    By 19 September 2011

    Well, well, well, what do we have here? It's a brand spanking new Android Gingerbread handset from Acer that has slipped through the net virtually unnoticed - the Acer C6 Liquid Express. And it's heading for Orange, with a coming soon page being added...

  • iPhone 5 landing on 15 October, to be slimmer?
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    iPhone 5 landing on 15 October, to be slimmer?

    By 15 September 2011

    iPhone 5 rumours are reaching fever pitch, with Stephane Richard, CEO of France Telecom, mentioning that the iPhone 5 might be released on 15 October. The source of this speculation is an interview with BFM Business, in French, several days ago which...

  • Orange partners with Deezer to bring music streaming to pay monthly customers
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    Orange partners with Deezer to bring music streaming to pay monthly customers

    By 6 September 2011

    The UK arm of Orange has signed a similar deal with music streaming service Deezer to the one it currently has in France. The new partnership offers, from today, up to 13 million music tracks for Orange Pay Monthly customers on Panther to stream or download...

  • Orange makes claim to the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price
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    Orange makes claim to the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price

    By 5 September 2011

    Colourful claims from camp Orange come in, with the company laying claim to the the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price. Following a revamp of its prices, UK surfers are able to sign up for a 12-month deal that costs £5 per month, on top of a £12.75...

  • Forget Orange Wednesdays, it's all about Orange iTunes Thursdays now
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    Forget Orange Wednesdays, it's all about Orange iTunes Thursdays now

    By 8 August 2011

    Orange is all over the movie scene. If it's not making you laugh with its "hilarious" Don't let a mobile phone ruin your movie parodies at the flicks, it's giving away cinema tickets on a Wednesday. And now you can add Orange Film To Go to that list -...

  • Sky the big winner in Ofcom customer service report
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    Sky the big winner in Ofcom customer service report

    By 21 July 2011

    Ofcom has published its findings from research to gauge levels of satisfaction within the communications industry and there's one clear winner - Sky. BSkyB came top in terms of most satisfaction and least dissatisfaction in the pay TV market - 67 per...

  • Orange makes data roaming more affordable
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    Orange makes data roaming more affordable

    By 15 July 2011

    Just in time for the summer holiday season, Orange has announced new EU data roaming plans that make web browsing whilst you're travelling around a bit more affordable. Notice how we didn't say cheap. And that's because £3 for 30MB isn't exactly a fantastic...

  • Stop your phone from getting hacked
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    Stop your phone from getting hacked

    By 11 July 2011

    The phone hacking scandal at The News of the World made global headlines when it was revealed that the newspaper had been using private investigators to hack into the voicemails of not only celebrities, but also murder victims and the families of people...

  • Orange Euro road-trip: Barcelona, Stockholm and Monte Carlo
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    Orange Euro road-trip: Barcelona, Stockholm and Monte Carlo

    By 6 July 2011

    Orange has detailed the release plans for its three new budget smartphones - the Orange Barcelona, the Orange Stockholm and the Orange Monte Carlo. Starting with the the Orange Stockholm (which is a re-branded version of the Huawei U8160), this is an...

  • Orange Windows Phone 7 app giveaway starts as Microsoft hits 25,000 app milestone
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    Orange Windows Phone 7 app giveaway starts as Microsoft hits 25,000 app milestone

    By 1 July 2011

    Orange Windows Phone 7 customers will be able to get a free app of the day, every day, for the next 31 days worth up to £70, the UK phone operator has announced. The news, which comes as Microsoft celebrates hitting the 25,000 app milestone in it’s...

  • Orange Sound out eco Glastonbury phone charging
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    Orange Sound out eco Glastonbury phone charging

    By 20 June 2011

    If you see a chap walking around the fields of the Glastonbury festival this week with a weird looking pocket on the front of his t-shirt showing off his mobile phone, don't mock him for being a nerd - applaud him for his dedication to mother earth. For...

  • UK mobile networks team up for NFC ambitions
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    UK mobile networks team up for NFC ambitions

    By 16 June 2011

    NFC for the masses (the British masses at least) just got a step closer as the big four UK networks all agreed to play nicely and form a joint venture to enable "the rapid development and delivery of new mobile marketing and payment services". Vodafone,...

  • Orange Barcelona hands-on
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    Orange Barcelona hands-on

    By 15 June 2011

    Orange enjoyed surprise success with the cheap ZTE-produced Orange San Francisco back in 2010 and they're looking to repeat the success with another Orange branded Android device. Bringing it home to Europe, the next device from Everything Everywhere...

  • Everything Everywhere: High Street assault continues
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    Everything Everywhere: High Street assault continues

    By 8 June 2011

    Following a successful trial of 5 shops launched in February, Everything Everywhere - the dual brand name for Orange and T-Mobile in the UK - has announced that it will open a further 30 stores nationwide. Everything Everywhere revealed that the stores...

  • Orange launches data sharing price plan for iPhone 4 and iPad 2
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    Orange launches data sharing price plan for iPhone 4 and iPad 2

    By 2 June 2011

    Building a complete iDevice family is never cheap. Thankfully Orange have some decent savings to help keep you in shiny brushed aluminium kit.  The network has decided to go for an iPhone and iPad 2 all-in-one deal, in the shape of the connected plan....