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  • Orange Tablet offers 7 inches of Android action
    Tablets

    Orange Tablet offers 7 inches of Android action

    By 15 February 2011

    In a slightly unexpected move, Orange has announced that it is launching an own-brand Android tablet that will be called the Orange Tablet.  Details are in short supply, but it seems the focus here is to provide a cheaper entry point to tablets for Orange...

  • Samsung Wave 578 brings NFC to Europe with Orange
    Phones

    Samsung Wave 578 brings NFC to Europe with Orange

    By 14 February 2011

    Orange is bringing near-field communication (NFC) to Europe thanks to the Samsung Wave 578 phone. The move builds on Orange's previous commitment to contactless payments thanks to a partnership with Barclaycard. The initial territories to benefit...

  • Orange Gestures and wallpapers funk up your phone
    Apps

    Orange Gestures and wallpapers funk up your phone

    By 14 February 2011

    Orange have developed a gestures app for Android - predictably called Orange Gestures - that will give you gesture shortcuts from the homescreen of your Orange Android phone. The company will also be launching its own range of dynamic live wallpapers,...

  • Everything Everywhere hits the high-street
    Phones

    Everything Everywhere hits the high-street

    By 10 February 2011

    Everything Everywhere has released details of its plan to take the brand to the high street - in a move that could signal the beginning of the end of Orange and T-Mobile as names in the UK. In a trial scheme at five sites, Everything Everywhere will open...

  • Xperia Play launching April, say Orange and T-Mobile
    Gaming

    Xperia Play launching April, say Orange and T-Mobile

    By 7 February 2011

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, teased by Sony Ericsson during the Superbowl in the US on Sunday, will be coming to Orange and T-Mobile in the UK April-time, Pocket-lint can confirm. The news comes as Vodafone and O2 also confirmed that they will be...

  • Orange and Barclaycard make NFC mobile payments a reality
    Phones

    Orange and Barclaycard make NFC mobile payments a reality

    By 27 January 2011

    Orange and T-Mobile customers will soon be able to ditch their wallets by turning their mobile phone into their cash card, after Everything Everywhere, the parent company, announced a new deal with Barclaycard. The companies will launch the UK’s first...

  • When is 4G coming to the UK?
    Online

    When is 4G coming to the UK?

    By 25 January 2011

    You've heard all about the HTC Evo Shift 4G and the Motorola Atrix, but the big question for us is, when is 4G coming to the UK and what form will it take when it does? If you've already read through our comprehensive explanation of 4G, then you'll be...

  • Orange announces low Price Promise for home broadband deals
    Online

    Orange announces low Price Promise for home broadband deals

    By 10 January 2011

    Orange has announced Price Promise - a scheme whereby the telecom giant will automatically reduce your home broadband or landline phone contract should a cheaper deal become available. The move comes into effect immediately and is available for all new...

  • Orange predicts a white and texty Christmas
    Phones

    Orange predicts a white and texty Christmas

    By 21 December 2010

    Vodafone recently told us how the snow at the end of November led to a massive boom in MMS sending, as people around the UK swapped pictures of their white covered streets and snowman efforts. And now Orange is predicting that with the snow set to continue...

  • Three confirms its discounted iPad plans
    Tablets

    Three confirms its discounted iPad plans

    By 3 December 2010

    Three has come to the table with its subsidised iPad plans - and it looks like a better deal than you'll get with Everything Everywhere (Orange and T-Mobile) offerings. The prices of the iPads are exactly the same - £199 for the 16GB version, £249 for...

  • Orange confirms subsidised iPad prices
    Tablets

    Orange confirms subsidised iPad prices

    By 29 November 2010

    Everything Everywhere, the umbrella under which both Orange and T-Mobile now fall in the UK, recently announced that it is to offer discounted iPads if you sign up for data contracts with either of its networks. And now, the prices have gone live - and...

  • Orange San Francisco review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange San Francisco review

    By 24 November 2010

    The Orange San Francisco is the network’s adaptation of the ZTE Blade. It is a budget Android handset, offering up entry-level hardware specs but coming forward with a cracking display and offering Android 2.1, albeit with a heavy dose of Orange customisation...

  • Everything Everywhere to slash the iPad cost to £200
    Tablets

    Everything Everywhere to slash the iPad cost to £200

    By 22 November 2010

    Everything Everywhere, the dual arm of Orange and T-Mobile, is all set to announce a discounted iPad scheme, whereby you will be able to pick up the 9.7-inch tablet on the cheap if you sign yourself into an 18-month or 2-year contract. It would be the...

  • UK phone operators turn down Palm Pre 2
    Phones

    UK phone operators turn down Palm Pre 2

    By 12 November 2010

    The Palm Pre 2 is to go on sale in the UK, SIM-free and costing £399. But, if you are holding out to see if any of the major UK operators will be stocking the phone, allowing you to get it on contract, don’t hold your breath. Pocket-lint has spoken...

  • The best free stuff on PAYG
    Phones

    The best free stuff on PAYG

    By 12 November 2010

    PAYG is a many headed creature. It’s strong, resilient, ever-growing, flexible and utterly unfathomable to the technology journalist. It is the Hydra and it could only take a truly herculean effort to tackle, master and eventually understand. Today,...

  • 10 best bargain PAYG phones
    Phones

    10 best bargain PAYG phones

    By 10 November 2010

    We've already brought you the 10 best smarphones available on PAYG, but what if you're after something a little bit more affordable? Maybe you're in the market for a budget handset for yourself, or you're thinking about getting them for the kids for Christmas....

  • Orange Mobile Wi-Fi ditches need for USB dongle
    Phones

    Orange Mobile Wi-Fi ditches need for USB dongle

    By 3 November 2010

    Orange has announced that it's getting into the Mi-Fi arena with the launch of a device of its own: the Novatel Wireless 3352 - catchy, huh? The new device will, like offerings from Vodafone and 3, allow you to go online with up to five simultaneous Wi-Fi...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: UK prices trickle through
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab: UK prices trickle through

    By 1 November 2010

    So, it's the big launch day for the 7-inch iPad-killing machine, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the price plans are slowly (and we mean slowly) trickling out. First out of the blocks is Three, albeit through the Carphone Warehouse with nothing yet official...

  • Three Mobile still ranked No.1 for mobile broadband
    Online

    Three Mobile still ranked No.1 for mobile broadband

    By 26 October 2010

    Three's mobile broadband network has been rated the UK's best for the second successive year after a YouGov survey of users. Three was awarded the title after customers praised its connection speeds, ease of use, reliability and value for money. In a...

  • Orange sets record for most people tagged in online photo
    Online

    Orange sets record for most people tagged in online photo

    By 22 October 2010

    Orange has officially set a new world record for the most people tagged in an online photo. The snap, taken at Glastonbury 2010 during the England versus Slovenia World Cup match (at half-time), had been tagged, via Facebook, by 7053 people between 29...

  • Windows Phone 7: The UK's early adopter
    Phones

    Windows Phone 7: The UK's early adopter

    By 21 October 2010

    There's always one isn't there? One person who can't just be the sort of early adopter that simply owns a device on the day of its release. No, this type of person of which we speak is a dedicated, passionate tech-fan. HE/she wants to be the first. Second...

  • Orange, T-Mobile and O2 Windows Phone 7 pre-orders go live
    Phones

    Orange, T-Mobile and O2 Windows Phone 7 pre-orders go live

    By 14 October 2010

    Getting ready to buy a Windows Phone 7 phone? Well now you can express your interest in the new handsets from Orange, T-Mobile, and O2 after three of the five confirmed operators have launched their pre-order pages in the UK on their websites. The handsets;...

  • Windows Phone 7 goes live in UK, Europe on 21 October
    Phones

    Windows Phone 7 goes live in UK, Europe on 21 October

    By 26 September 2010

    Windows Phone 7 smartphones will be available from 21 October in Spain according to sources "familiar with the matter". elEconomista.es, a Spanish financial website is claiming that just 10 days after the global launch Vodafone, Orange and MoviStar will...

  • LG town C300: Basic but social
    Phones

    LG town C300: Basic but social

    By 23 September 2010

    LG has launched a new budget handset costing £69, hoping to appeal to people not so keen on going Android. The new LG Town C300 is a budget smarpthone sporting a QWERTY keyboard, a 2.4-inch screen and not much else. Yes, there is push email and onboard,...

  • All major UK networks to carry Windows Phone 7 handsets
    Phones

    All major UK networks to carry Windows Phone 7 handsets

    By 22 September 2010

    Launch day for Windows Phone 7 is rapidly approaching (revealed to be 11 October by Pocket-lint) and details are hitting us thick and fast. To be honest, though, the latest is not quite as unexpected as others: All UK network providers will be ranging...