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  • Orange outed for slowest mobile broadband speeds
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    Orange outed for slowest mobile broadband speeds

    By 26 May 2011

    Orange has the slowest mobile broadband speeds in the UK. According to Ofcom consumer research, 17 per cent of UK households use a dongle or datacard to access the Internet via providers' 3G networks. However, when it comes to average speed, Orange can...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II now available from Vodafone
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    Samsung Galaxy S II now available from Vodafone

    By 20 May 2011

    You can now get your hands on an Android 2.3-packing Samsung Galaxy S II from Vodafone, both online and in store. And you can get the phone for free if you sign up to a £40 per month 24-month price plan. For those who have been exclusively hanging out...

  • New Vodafone contract simplifies tethering
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    New Vodafone contract simplifies tethering

    By 18 May 2011

    Vodafone has moved to simplify it’s tariff when it comes to tethering, following O2’s announcement in March. “We've received a number of questions in the past about tethering and wanted to come back to you with an update, as there are some price...

  • Vodafone Smart: Android 2.2 smartphone on PAYG
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    Vodafone Smart: Android 2.2 smartphone on PAYG

    By 16 May 2011

    Vodafone is adding a new entry level smartphone to its European line-up, and it's going to offer the handset on pay-as-you-go only in the UK. The Vodafone Smart is, essentially, the successor to the Vodafone 845, and runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo). It also...

  • Vodafone gives the charity pot a texty update
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    Vodafone gives the charity pot a texty update

    By 9 May 2011

    Vodafone just made donating money to charity all that more straight forward by partnering with Just Giving to launch JustTextGiving - the UK’s first free text donation service. Charities will be able to set up a personalised 6 digit VIC code, that generous...

  • Android 2.3 now available for Vodafone HTC Desire HD customers
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    Android 2.3 now available for Vodafone HTC Desire HD customers

    By 5 May 2011

    On Wednesday Pocket-lint told you how HTC had began preparations for the Gingerbread update for both the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Incredible S and now Vodafone has confirmed that the update for the former is ready to go. Detailing the Android 2.3 update...

  • HTC Sensation: Launching 19 May on Vodafone
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    HTC Sensation: Launching 19 May on Vodafone

    By 4 May 2011

    Fandroids looking to get their hands on the HTC Sensation in the UK have just over two weeks to wait as Vodafone has revealed that monster mobile will be available from 19 May. Vodafone has exclusive rights to the once-labelled Pyramid handset, and will...

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900 coming to Vodafone (and Three)
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    BlackBerry Bold 9900 coming to Vodafone (and Three)

    By 3 May 2011

    Vodafone has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the latest RIM flaghsip device, the BlackBerry Bold 9900, will be coming to its network when it is launched later on this summer. In case you missed the announcement yesterday, Research in Motion not only stepped...

  • T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II gets June UK release date
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    T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II gets June UK release date

    By 20 April 2011

    T-Mobile is the latest operator to confirm that it'll be offering the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. The company has just added the Samsung “superphone” to it’s coming soon page, detailing that the new flagship handset will be shipping in June....

  • Samsung halts Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread update
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    Samsung halts Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread update

    By 20 April 2011

    Samsung has halted its Gingerbread (Android 2.3) rollout for the Samsung Galaxy S, just days after it started the update to customers. “Due to an issue with the Gingerbread update for the Samsung Galaxy S, its roll out has been temporarily suspended...

  • Samsung Galaxy S goes Android 2.3 - Vodafone customers and all
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    Samsung Galaxy S goes Android 2.3 - Vodafone customers and all

    By 18 April 2011

    Samsung Galaxy S owners will be getting an Android 2.3 update this week, or so says users who’ve been prompted to action the over the air update. According to tweakers.net, the update doesn't seem to be rolled out to all users yet, with some tweakers...

  • O2 Samsung Galaxy S II coming May
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    O2 Samsung Galaxy S II coming May

    By 18 April 2011

    O2 will be stocking the Samsung Galaxy S II when it launches in May, the operator has confirmed. Hitting the UK on 1 May, as confirmed by Samsung, the tech-crammed Android smartphone will be available on the network from day one. However, there'll be...

  • Orange and T-Mobile HTC Sensation coming June
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    Orange and T-Mobile HTC Sensation coming June

    By 12 April 2011

    Orange and T-Mobile, aka Everything Everywhere, has exclusively told Pocket-lint that it will be stocking the HTC Sensation from June. That’s just 1 month after the launch on Vodafone, but presumably before Three’s “summer”, and comes after...

  • Three to Vodafone: We've got the HTC Sensation too
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    Three to Vodafone: We've got the HTC Sensation too

    By 12 April 2011

    Vodafone might well be taking the lead on the HTC Sensation pre-orders, but UK phone operator Three has piped up that it will be getting the new phone too. “The HTC Sensation will be available to Three customers this summer,” the provider told Pocket-lint....

  • Vodafone HTC Sensation pre-order page goes live
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    Vodafone HTC Sensation pre-order page goes live

    By 12 April 2011

    Arghhhh, Vodafone. That’s probably what HTC is saying right now, after the UK operator inadvertently let slip a ton of details about the HTC Sensation hours ahead of the official launch on Tuesday. The Vodafone HTC Sensation pre-order page asks those...

  • Vodafone HTC Desire S available now for free on £30-a-month contract
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    Vodafone HTC Desire S available now for free on £30-a-month contract

    By 8 April 2011

    Vodafone has announced that it too will be selling the HTC Desire S to those keen to get their hands on the new smartphone. Available in black on Pay Monthly tariffs, the great-value HTC Desire S is free on £30-a-month price plans with Vodafone, £5...

  • O2 HTC HD7 gets NoDo Windows Phone 7 update
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    O2 HTC HD7 gets NoDo Windows Phone 7 update

    By 7 April 2011

    If you own a HTC HD7 and are on the O2 in the UK network you’re now going to be able to cut and paste on your Windows Phone 7 smartphone to your hearts content. That’s right O2 customers are the latest to get the controversial NoDo update that brings,...

  • UK’s slowest cities for 3G mobile broadband named and shamed
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    UK’s slowest cities for 3G mobile broadband named and shamed

    By 6 April 2011

    UK’s slowest cities for 3G mobile broadband have been named and shamed in a list put out by mobile and broadband comparison website Top10.com According to the research taken from thousands of opt-in users around the country over the last three months,...

  • Sony Ericsson: Xperia Play delayed
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    Sony Ericsson: Xperia Play delayed

    By 30 March 2011

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play won’t be launching on 1 April on Vodafone as previously planned Pocket-lint has learnt, but may still get a limited release on Friday. "We can confirm that the Xperia PLAY handsets are still planned to launch in the UK...

  • O2 delays Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
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    O2 delays Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

    By 25 March 2011

    O2 has said that it is delaying the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (AKA the PlayStation Phone) because, according to the operator, it’s not ready for prime time. “As the head of O2’s device testing team, my team and I see every phone that O2 will be...

  • UK iPad 2 launch starts with chaos rather than a bang
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    UK iPad 2 launch starts with chaos rather than a bang

    By 25 March 2011

    Eager customers who have stayed up for the 1am online launch of Apple's iPad 2 have been met with countless error messages rather than order confirmations. Not only were dedicated Apple enthusiasts disappointed to find out that they'd have to wait 2-3...

  • Apple iPad 2 UK online sales go live early - but familiar delays
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    Apple iPad 2 UK online sales go live early - but familiar delays

    By 25 March 2011

    Apple has pushed the button on its online store, allowing you to pre-order a new iPad 2 a full 40 minutes ahead of the publicly announced time. In what’s likely to cause chaos with those who’ve set their alarm rather than staying up, we’ve been...

  • Vodafone iPad 2 prices detailed
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    Vodafone iPad 2 prices detailed

    By 24 March 2011

    iPad 2 prices are coming in thick and fast from all the UK networks now (check out the Orange and T-Mobile plan details that emerged earlier) and it's now Vodafone's turn to disclose its deals. Vodafone, like the Everything Everywhere twins, is rewarding...

  • Full fat Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 still on for UK release... via Vodafone
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    Full fat Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 still on for UK release... via Vodafone

    By 23 March 2011

    Contrary to previous reports, after an extensive bout of digging and chatting to the parties involved, Pocket-lint can reveal that Samsung won’t be dumping the first iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. While Samsung has announced that the Americas...

  • Windows Phone 7 NoDo update out, but not for all phones
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    Windows Phone 7 NoDo update out, but not for all phones

    By 22 March 2011

    Microsoft has finally got around to pushing out the cut and paste update for its Windows Phone 7 platform on Tuesday. Called NoDo, the update which has always been tipped for the end of March since Microsoft missed it's last self imposed deadline does...