Vodafone archive

  • Talkmobile lets customers slip into the red
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    Talkmobile lets customers slip into the red

    By 12 May 2010

    Talkmobile, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), that operates via the Vodafone network has struck a deal with its network partner to allow customers on its pay-as-you-go tariffs the option of an overdraft of credit. If you're the sort of person...

  • 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....

  • 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....

  • O2 and Vodafone's iPad data plans leaked
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    O2 and Vodafone's iPad data plans leaked

    By 10 May 2010

    Although we're still waiting for official announcements from Vodafone or O2, with Orange having shown its hand on Friday, both company's 3G data plans for iPad are already being revealed to Apple customers on its UK online store. Eager early adopters...

  • Vodafone responds in data charging row
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    Vodafone responds in data charging row

    By 7 May 2010

    Vodafone has come under attack via its official message-board forums after it was revealed that the mobile phone network is planning to charge users for going over 3G data limits. Currently Vodafone offers mobile packages that include 500MB of 3G data,...

  • Create your own iPad micro-SIM
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    Create your own iPad micro-SIM

    By 6 May 2010

    If you were too impatient to wait to get your hands on an iPad in the UK, and instead shipped one over from the States, then you're probably not the sort of person who is enjoying the wait until the UK's official 3G plans and micro-SIMs are released at...

  • Microsoft Kin dated for sale
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    Microsoft Kin dated for sale

    By 3 May 2010

    A leaked photo showing that the newly announced Microsoft Kin One and Microsoft Kin Two will be available from 13 May has turned up online. The screen grabs, supposedly taken from an internal Verizon computer system, shows the two phones will be available...

  • Vodafone AppStar competition won by student
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    Vodafone AppStar competition won by student

    By 29 April 2010

    An 18 year-old first year Computer Science student has just won a whopping 25,000 euros for developing and submitting a mobile widget for Vodafone's newly created AppStar competition. The App, called JoggerTracker, uses GPS to calculate information such...

  • Vodafone 845 takes bite of Android 2.1
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    Vodafone 845 takes bite of Android 2.1

    By 28 April 2010

    As part of a measure to refresh its range of own-branded phones, Vodafone is to release the 845, an own-branded smartphone running Android Eclair (2.1) software. Sporting a 2.8in screen, Wi-Fi connectivity and a 3 mega pixel camera, the 845 has complete...

  • Vodafone Nexus One up for pre-order
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    Vodafone Nexus One up for pre-order

    By 26 April 2010

    After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Vodafone has confirmed this morning that customers looking to buy a Nexus One, Google's very own android handset, will be able to pre-order from today and buy from the 30 April.  The news is likely to be...

  • O2, Vodafone and Orange announce iPad tariffs
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    O2, Vodafone and Orange announce iPad tariffs

    By 14 April 2010

    Both O2, Vodafone and Orange have just dropped us emails to us to confirm that they'll be offering iPad price plans from the end of May in various places across the world, including Britain. The three statements are almost identical. Vodafone says: "Vodafone...

  • Vodafone HTC Desire not delayed, available now
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    Vodafone HTC Desire not delayed, available now

    By 6 April 2010

    Reports out this morning in the UK that the HTC Desire was delayed on Vodafone are incorrect it seems, with Vodafone confirming to Pocket-lint that rather than being delayed it is actually shipping the phone early. "We've already started shipping the...

  • HTC Desire hits Vodafone 8 April
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    HTC Desire hits Vodafone 8 April

    By 31 March 2010

    Vodafone, who up until now has been quiet as to when its expecting to get its stock of the HTC Desire, has now put the Android 2.1-powered handset up for grabs on its website with the promise of an 8 April delivery date. You should by now know that the...

  • Orange grabs Sony Ericsson X10 exclusive (kinda)
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    Orange grabs Sony Ericsson X10 exclusive (kinda)

    By 19 March 2010

    Orange has announced that it has grabbed the exclusive for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 in the UK. But wait a minute, the handset is already coming to Vodafone, so how is that possible? No it's not a typo, and neither is it Orange not acknowledging...

  • Vodafone UK getting HTC Desire
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    Vodafone UK getting HTC Desire

    By 12 March 2010

    The HTC Desire is turning out to be the mobile equivalent of the village bike - every operator's getting a ride. The latest to announce UK availability for the handset is Vodafone. The network had previously only said it'd be coming to Europe. Interestingly,...

  • Vodafone moves a step closer to selling Nexus One
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    Vodafone moves a step closer to selling Nexus One

    By 12 March 2010

    Vodafone hasn't gone as far as putting a date on when they will be stocking the Nexus One from Google, but on Friday morning, the UK operator has started taking details of prospective customers that are interested. In a move that will no doubt get Android...

  • Vodafone to slash another 500 jobs
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    Vodafone to slash another 500 jobs

    By 10 March 2010

    It seems that Vodafone still has some way to go as far as cost saving measures as it is set to announce 500 job cuts from its Newbury headquarters. After Vodafone shed 500 jobs last year Newbrarians working for the mobile giant could be forgiven for hoping...

  • Vodafone HTC Magic comes with malware?
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    Vodafone HTC Magic comes with malware?

    By 9 March 2010

    Security software company Panda claims to have identified that brand new HTC Magic phones distributed by Vodafone might be carrying and distributing malware without the user's knowledge. The company has written a blog post claiming that a brand new Spanish...

  • Vodafone launches prize for best App
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    Vodafone launches prize for best App

    By 4 March 2010

    Vodafone, having just announced a deal with Foursquare in the UK is continuing on its quest to embrace developers and get some decent dedicated apps on its handsets. With that in mind, the company has announced a 1m euro prize fund available to European...

  • Motorola Milestone heads to Carphone Warehouse
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    Motorola Milestone heads to Carphone Warehouse

    By 2 March 2010

    The Motorola Milestone has made it out of Expansys and on to the high street with the news that it will be stocked by Carphone Warehouse. The news, which should help the phone become a little more mainstream in the UK means that you'll be able to get...

  • Vodafone price HTC Legend
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    Vodafone price HTC Legend

    By 1 March 2010

    Vodafone has priced the newly announced HTC Legend in the UK, being the first operator to do so. Those keen to snap up the follow on to the HTC Hero will be able to do so for as little as £25 a month with the handset costing just £1.99. For that you'll...

  • Google Nexus one coming to Verizon in March, Vodafone in April
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    Google Nexus one coming to Verizon in March, Vodafone in April

    By 27 February 2010

    Two separate reports on the Internet over the weekend have dated the Nexus One from Google in the US and the UK with official carriers. In the UK, The Telegraph newspaper is reporting that sources close to both companies have confirmed that the Android...

  • O2 SIM only iPhone tariff offered
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    O2 SIM only iPhone tariff offered

    By 26 February 2010

    O2 has announced that it will be offering a SIM-only tariff for the iPhone on Friday for those who presumably have found either Vodafone or Orange to be no good. Following in the footsteps of Vodafone's SIM-only announcement earlier in the month,...

  • O2 fires back at Vodafone in battle for Best UK network title
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    O2 fires back at Vodafone in battle for Best UK network title

    By 25 February 2010

    In what is fast becoming a tit-for-tat public spat, O2 has retaliated to Vodafone's comments about it being the best UK network according to research carried out by O2. After Guy Laurence, CEO Vodafone UK said to us on Wednesday that “This week’s...

  • Vodafone thanks O2 for naming it best UK network
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    Vodafone thanks O2 for naming it best UK network

    By 24 February 2010

    Vodafone has moved in to mock UK operator O2 after it commissioned a survey that found Vodafone the better operator. “This week’s independent study by O2 is a welcome endorsement of Vodafone having the best network in the UK. We’re seeing continued...