Vodafone archive

  • Vodafone non-Apple Micro SIM coming, but for what phone?
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    Vodafone non-Apple Micro SIM coming, but for what phone?

    By 27 September 2011

    Vodafone has exclusively confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be selling non Apple Micro SIM cards for devices other than the iPhone 4 and Apple iPad 2 in the "not too distant future", after we were tipped that the company was creating generic Micro...

  • Vodafone 555 Blue review
    Phones 3 out of 5

    Vodafone 555 Blue review

    By 6 September 2011

    The Vodafone 555 Blue is the latest Facebook phone to hit the market. But when we say market, we don't just mean the markets here in the UK. Oh no, Vodafone has big plans with regards to opening up Facebook to millions of mobile users worldwide - at least...

  • Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman; On sale for £80 at Vodafone
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    Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman; On sale for £80 at Vodafone

    By 6 September 2011

    Looks like the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray isn’t the only Sony Ericsson phone coming to Vodafone this month. The operator has just announced that the Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman has just gone on sale in the UK. First announced in June, the new smartphone...

  • Vodafone Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 goes on sale for £229
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    Vodafone Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 goes on sale for £229

    By 2 September 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is now available on Vodafone, which should come as a great relief for all those involved. The 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet will cost £229 if you agree to sign up to a 2-year, £27-a-month contract. Vodafone has had a turbulent...

  • Vodafone lets you stick Android buys on your tab
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    Vodafone lets you stick Android buys on your tab

    By 19 August 2011

    If you're too scared to hand over your credit card details to Google for your Android app purchases then good news - you can now rack up a massive phone bill instead. Vodafone has announced that it is the first network in Europe with operator billing...

  • Vodafone 555 Blue now on sale
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    Vodafone 555 Blue now on sale

    By 15 August 2011

    The Facebook-fun phone, Vodafone Blue 555, has gone on sale in the UK. When Pocket-lint got hands on with the 555 Blue when it was announced back in July, we were promised a price of around $100 by the Vodafone bods who were on hand to show it off. And,...

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900 on sale now with Vodafone
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    BlackBerry Bold 9900 on sale now with Vodafone

    By 12 August 2011

    Vodafone has announced that the BlackBerry Bold 9900 is now on sale on its network, the first handset to officially land in the UK from the bumper RIM launch. Available free on 24 month contracts starting from £41 a month - that deal will get you 1,200...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on

    By 11 August 2011

    We've already had a follow up to the Samsung Galaxy S, haven't we? It's called the Samsung Galaxy S II and was out earlier this year to cries of "wow", "ooh" and "ahh". But that hasn't stopped Samsung launching another follow up to the Galaxy S - one...

  • Vodafone suspends Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 pre-orders
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    Vodafone suspends Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 pre-orders

    By 10 August 2011

    Vodafone has suspended pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the UK following Tuesday's court ruling in Germany which blocked its sale in the European Union.  "We're aware of legal proceedings between Apple and Samsung in Germany in connection...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G to go on sale early via Vodafone
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G to go on sale early via Vodafone

    By 5 August 2011

    Although the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 launched yesterday, it was only the Wi-Fi models that were available. The South Korean consumer electronics firm has always planned on its 3G model being available in the UK, officially, from 23 August. However, Pocket-lint...

  • VIDEO: Vodafone sneak peek at BlackBerry Torch 9860
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    VIDEO: Vodafone sneak peek at BlackBerry Torch 9860

    By 3 August 2011

    BlackBerry went and got themselves all over-excited this morning releasing no less than five new handsets into the wild.  Naturally, Pocket-lint was there to grab a glance at the new BlackBerry 7-powered devices, including the 9860, 9900 and 9810. Of...

  • Vodafone 555 Blue hands-on
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    Vodafone 555 Blue hands-on

    By 27 July 2011

    The first thing to say about the Vodafone 555 Blue is that it's not blue at all, it's white. Actually the most important thing to say is that the 555 is not a handset to match the likes of the HTC ChaCha - another mobile phone built firmly with Facebook...

  • Vodafone 555 Blue - world's first prepay-only Facebook phone
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    Vodafone 555 Blue - world's first prepay-only Facebook phone

    By 27 July 2011

    Vodafone has unleashed what it claims to be the world's first designated prepay phone that is aimed squarely at Facebook fans (the INQ Cloud Touch is also available on contract). Indeed, the handset itself has been designed in collaboration with the social...

  • Vodafone Smart review
    Phones 3 out of 5

    Vodafone Smart review

    By 22 July 2011

    The Vodafone Smart is a budget Android smartphone which can be yours for the princely sum of £75. It is a network-skinned Huawei U8160, also known as the Vodafone 858, and like many of the current run of OEM devices, is designed to be affordable above...

  • 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...

  • Emporia RL1 hands-on
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    Emporia RL1 hands-on

    By 7 July 2011

    In our continued quest to own phones that do everything from turning on our TV to keeping up with our social networking lives, it’s sometimes hard to wonder why you would need a phone as simple and basic as the Emporia RL1. The answer is like the phone,...

  • Vodafone to offer the HTC Evo 3D
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    Vodafone to offer the HTC Evo 3D

    By 27 June 2011

    Hot on the heels of HTC officially announcing that the HTC Evo 3D is coming to the UK in July, a video has appeared in the Vodafone UK YouTube channel confirming that the Gingerbread device will be hitting the carrier. Speaking with our Vodafone contacts...

  • 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,...

  • Red HTC Desire S hands-on
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    Red HTC Desire S hands-on

    By 15 June 2011

    White used to be the cool colour, but now red is making a break for it, and it’s not even Valentine’s Day. HTC has teamed up with Vodafone to create a red version of the company's recently released HTC Desire S. Wondering whether that red is a blood...

  • Vodafone kills Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v, goes with slimmer model
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    Vodafone kills Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v, goes with slimmer model

    By 8 June 2011

    Vodafone has seen the error of its ways and canned the Vodafone Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v before it goes on sale in the UK.  In a move that was always questionable from the start following the announcement by Samsung that they would be making a thinner,...

  • Vodafone Facebook phone to take on the HTC ChaCha
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    Vodafone Facebook phone to take on the HTC ChaCha

    By 3 June 2011

    Vodafone is about to launch it’s own Facebook phone for those not impressed by the HTC ChaCha. Images of a new, yet to be announced smartphone sporting the Facebook logo and QWERTY keyboard have appeared online. Although Vodafone declined to comment...

  • Android 2.3.3 now available for Vodafone Xperia Play and Arc owners
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    Android 2.3.3 now available for Vodafone Xperia Play and Arc owners

    By 3 June 2011

    Vodafone customers can now download the Android 2.3.3 update for the Xperia Play and Xperia Arc. Sony Ericsson started a global rollout of the firmware patch at the end of last week, and the network provider has been pretty quick to respond. The new patch...

  • Vodafone's new data tethering plan revealed
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    Vodafone's new data tethering plan revealed

    By 2 June 2011

    In response to our story a couple of weeks ago, Pocket-lint has been contacted by Vodafone, who confirms that tethering is now part of its new contract price plans, launched yesterday. That means that instead of having to pay an additional fee for a tethering-specific...

  • eBay wants affordable 4G for operators
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    eBay wants affordable 4G for operators

    By 31 May 2011

    eBay plans to use next years 4G auction to its advantage, asking Ofcom to keep spectrum prices low to boost operator competition and improve service, hopefully leading to increased smartphone activity on its site. Mobile data has already become an expensive...

  • Vodafone truck is super-charged for the festival season
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    Vodafone truck is super-charged for the festival season

    By 27 May 2011

    Charging your phone at a festival isn't the easiest thing in the world. And whilst there's some merit to the anaerobic digestion processes (basically, using waste to generate power) no-one at a festival is likely to be seen plugging their charger into...