Reviews & hands-on

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Three WebCube review

    By 27 July 2012

    "You don't know what you've got 'till it's gone," sang Joni Mitchell, and while the things she was singing about where certainly more socially important, when you move house, you find yourself humming her 1970 hit when you discover you're without internet...

  • Phones

    Three MiFi HSPA+ pictures and hands-on

    By 22 September 2011

    Three has updated its MiFi range with the new Huawei E586 complete with HSPA+, and we have managed to get our hands on one to test out all its mobile internet goodness.  The new MiFi allegedly boasts a 50 per cent speed boost on top of other offerings...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Three Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E585) review

    By 12 July 2010

    Three has updated the modem it uses for its Mobile Wi-Fi (or Mi-Fi as some people call it) service to the Huawei E585 model, the older one being the 3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830). Confused? You shouldn't be, but is it just a number change or is...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830) review

    By 27 April 2010

    Mobile broadband USB dongles have come on leaps and bounds since they first appeared a couple of years ago, but what if you haven't got a USB socket to plug them into? How do you get your device to connect to the Internet then? 3, the UK mobile phone...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson C510 review

    By 10 March 2009

    It must be hard being branded as an "affordable" mobile phone. It sort of detracts from the fact you might have something to offer in your own right. So does the C510 from Sony Ericsson give us anything to get excited about, or does it play second fiddle...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    3 INQ1 review

    By 11 December 2008

    The dust from the launch has settled, but can the INQ1, the budget smartphone, take on the might of the high-end offerings from Apple, HTC and BlackBerry. We go social to find out. The small all-metal slider made by Amoi, is well built, solid and inoffensive....

  • Phones 0 out of 5

    3 INQ1 mobile phone - First Look review

    By 14 November 2008

    Following on from the S2 Skypephone, 3 has teamed up for a third time to this time create a more social network friendly handset. But can it compete against the powerhouse smartphones with their internet access and downloadable apps? We got some hands...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Skypephone S2 mobile phone review

    By 21 August 2008

    A year on from the first mobile phone that was dedicated to Skype, 3, the mobile phone operator, has released a follow-up second version titled the S2. But has it improved the situation - should you get excited? Available as a pay-as-you-go (and contract)...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    3 "Skypephone" mobile phone review

    By 6 November 2007

    The mobile phone is changing, mobile network operator 3 would have you believe. But is it for the better? We take a look at the company's new Skype phone and see whether this is the future of mobile phone calls. Skype as you probably know is an enhanced...