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  • Orange San Francisco: Android on the cheap
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    Orange San Francisco: Android on the cheap

    By 21 September 2010

    Orange is hoping to appeal to those looking to go Android this Christmas on the cheap with the launch of the Orange San Francisco. According to Orange, the new San Francisco handset will be the first in a new range of Android devices and be the start...

  • London Underground to have network coverage by 2012?
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    London Underground to have network coverage by 2012?

    By 20 September 2010

    "I'm on the train" is something you don't have to worry about that much on the Tube, however all that could come crashing to an end if Mayor of London Boris Johnson gets his way. According to London Business free-sheet City AM, Johnson is nearing an agreement...

  • Everything Everywhere combines Orange and T-Mobile networks
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    Everything Everywhere combines Orange and T-Mobile networks

    By 6 September 2010

    Everything Everywhere, the UK partnership of Orange and T-Mobile, is about to bear its first fruit as customers from either network will be able to use the combined coverage from now on. There are two sticking points though. The first is that you have...

  • Orange HD Voice calling goes live
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    Orange HD Voice calling goes live

    By 1 September 2010

    Orange has officially launched its HD Voice service in the UK, as promised, on Wednesday after successful trials since June. The new service, which it's expected other operators will quickly move to copy, aims to improve the quality of the call, making...

  • Orange HTC Desire: Froyo not coming until mid-September
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    Orange HTC Desire: Froyo not coming until mid-September

    By 27 August 2010

    Bad news for HTC Desire owners looking to get entry to the Froyo fan-club - looks like you're going to have to wait longer than expected. The news was broken by Conor Maples, Orange's PR manager, who tweeted that the update has been delayed and that it...

  • Orange HTC Hero 2.1 update finally here
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    Orange HTC Hero 2.1 update finally here

    By 27 July 2010

    It's taken months of waiting and a Facebook lobby group, but Orange HTC customers can finally issue a sigh of relief that they will finally be getting Android 2.1 by the end of the week. That's the official word from HTC and Orange, after the two companies...

  • HTC Hero owners set up Facebook group to lobby Orange
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    HTC Hero owners set up Facebook group to lobby Orange

    By 23 July 2010

    Over 300 disgruntled HTC Hero owners have signed up to a Facebook campaign to urge Orange, the UK operator, to bring Android 2.1 to the popular phone launched last year. Called the rather catchy "Orange UK - Give HTC Hero owners the 2.1 Update - NOW",...

  • EXCLUSIVE: iPhone 4 owners happy with reception
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    EXCLUSIVE: iPhone 4 owners happy with reception

    By 14 July 2010

    In light of the problem with the antenna on the Apple iPhone 4, are people actually returning them? That's the question we've put to Vodafone, Orange and O2, as well as Carphone Warehouse and a number of retailers in the UK over the last couple of days....

  • Orange gets ready for budget Android assault
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    Orange gets ready for budget Android assault

    By 12 July 2010

    Back in May, Orange group device guru Patrick Remy showed off the Orange Boston - a budget Android device that, although not available in the UK, gave an indication of a range of budget Android phones that Orange planned on releasing under its own branding...

  • The ultimate iPhone 4 price plan chart
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    The ultimate iPhone 4 price plan chart

    By 8 July 2010

    With Pocket-lint breaking the news of the final set of iPhone 4 price plans courtesy of T-Mobile and our tipster, shoppers finally have the chance to take a grand look at every deal and decide which is the best one for them. The trouble is, of course,...

  • Which is the best UK mobile network of all
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    Which is the best UK mobile network of all

    By 2 July 2010

    We've spent 5 days looking at the UK mobile service providers and asking ourselves which is the best one to be with for all sorts of different categories? Now that the hard work is done, it's time to zoom out and take a look at the bigger picture. Trying...

  • Everything Everywhere gets official
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    Everything Everywhere gets official

    By 1 July 2010

    Everything Everywhere, the ridiculous moniker that Orange and T-Mobile have adopted as their new company name is now an official entity. This means all employees who previously worked for Orange or T-Mobile now work for Everything Everywhere and there...

  • EXCLUSIVE: 3 HTC Hero update not coming till mid-late July
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    EXCLUSIVE: 3 HTC Hero update not coming till mid-late July

    By 29 June 2010

    Three, the mobile phone operator in the UK, has confirmed to Pocket-lint that its HTC Hero customers won't be getting the Android 2.1 update until "Mid to late July." The news will come as a blow to 3 customers with the phone, looking forward to updating at...

  • Orange to provide iPhone 4 SIM adaptor
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    Orange to provide iPhone 4 SIM adaptor

    By 21 June 2010

    Orange has announced, via its Twitter feed, that it will be providing micro-SIM adaptors to its iPhone 4 customers. The adaptors simply make the micro-SIM regular sized and, therefore, mean that you'd be able to transfer your SIM into a different phone...

  • Orange pulls the covers off HD Voice; we go ears on
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    Orange pulls the covers off HD Voice; we go ears on

    By 18 June 2010

    Orange HD Voice is something we've been hearing about for the last 2 years, first in a demo in 2008, and more recently in confirmation that 2010 was the year. Orange has now formally announced that the service is planning to roll-out nationwide by the...

  • Samsung Galaxy Apollo gets official: i5801 Orange exclusive
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    Samsung Galaxy Apollo gets official: i5801 Orange exclusive

    By 15 June 2010

    We spotted the Samsung Galaxy Apollo on the Samsung website a couple of days back, and then again on the Orange website, before Orange started advertising the unannounced handset in newspapers. Unsurprisingly, Samsung has now officially announced the...

  • Orange phone sun visor gives football fans a clear view
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    Orange phone sun visor gives football fans a clear view

    By 10 June 2010

    Orange has found an answer to the age old problem of the sun's rays reflecting off your mobile's screen - a difficulty which can occur when watching video in a park or perhaps even the beach - by developing a mobile phone sun visor. Especially relevant...

  • 24 June: iPhone 4 day in UK and US
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    24 June: iPhone 4 day in UK and US

    By 7 June 2010

    Apple has confirmed that the new iPhone 4, announced during the company's keynote speech at WWDC, will hit stores on 24 June in the UK and the US. Although Apple, O2, Vodafone and Orange have yet to set prices in the UK, the new phone brings with...

  • Orange budget-friendly Android range dials in
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    Orange budget-friendly Android range dials in

    By 24 May 2010

    Orange is planning on getting the ordinary phone user to jump onto the smartphone bandwagon by introducing a range of budget-friendly smartphone handsets and tariffs to go with them.   Patrick Remy of the Orange group devices team told Pocket-lint that...

  • Eight in ten Brits have faked a mobile call
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    Eight in ten Brits have faked a mobile call

    By 21 May 2010

    A staggering 81 per cent of Brits have faked a phone call on their mobile to get out of an embarrassing or otherwise unwanted situation. Mobile operator Orange has revealed in a UK survey that one in eight of those polled admit to pretending to get...

  • Watching the World Cup...on your mobile
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    Watching the World Cup...on your mobile

    By 21 May 2010

    Whether you're stuck at some boring wedding, in hideous after work traffic or you just don't have a TV, the one option for watching the World Cup 2010 that most people have is on their trusty mobile phones. There's all sorts of ways of keeping up with...

  • How to build a mobile network that actually works
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    How to build a mobile network that actually works

    By 14 May 2010

    As odious as it is to start another article by mentioning the iPhone, it's there we need to begin. People have essayed at length on the effects the Apple phone has had on the handset market but there's been just as an important by-product issue that's...

  • O2 iPad micro-SIMs could work in your smartphone
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    O2 iPad micro-SIMs could work in your smartphone

    By 11 May 2010

    O2 has posted a picture of its iPad friendly micro-SIM card on Twitter, and it has got Pocket-lint's mischievous mind all a flutter. You see, the picture shows that the micro-SIM is encased within a regular sized SIM outline. Confused? Read on for clarification....

  • Orange and T-Mobile combine to form Everything Everywhere
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    Orange and T-Mobile combine to form Everything Everywhere

    By 11 May 2010

    Orange and T-Mobile have revealed the company name that will represent their UK merger: Everything Everywhere. The merger means that Everything Everywhere now has a total customer base of 30 million, effectively becoming the UK's largest mobile network...

  • O2 vs Orange vs Vodafone - the battle of the iPad data plans
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    O2 vs Orange vs Vodafone - the battle of the iPad data plans

    By 10 May 2010

    This morning, thanks to Apple's online pre-order forms, Pocket-lint revealed O2 and Vodafone's iPad data plans, pre-empting any official announcements. And, as Orange's plans had already been unveiled last Friday, that wrapped up the expected tariffs....