Vodafone archive

  • Vodafone iPad 2 coming soon
    Tablets

    Vodafone iPad 2 coming soon

    By 16 March 2011

    Vodafone has joined other UK operators in confirming that it will be stocking the iPad 2 from Apple when it launches in the UK at the end of the March. The UK operator will offer the iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G on dedicated data plans, promising that they...

  • Vodafone outage blamed on burglary
    Phones

    Vodafone outage blamed on burglary

    By 28 February 2011

    Vodafone has been suffering outage issues, as some who use the network will undoubtedly already be aware. There has been temporary loss of voice, sms and Internet services for many customers since last last night (Sunday 27 February) and a burglary is...

  • Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?
    Phones

    Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?

    By 15 February 2011

    Mobile World Congress has seen a truck load of new smartphones spring on to the market from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, HTC, Viewsonic, and plenty more. "That’s great", we hear you cry, but which network in the UK is selling the phone that you want?...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab (P7100): 10.1-inch tablet now official
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab (P7100): 10.1-inch tablet now official

    By 13 February 2011

    Samsung has, as Pocket-lint exclusively broke on Friday, announced a new 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab (the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2) at its keynote conference on Sunday night at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new tablet, still dubbed the Samsung...

  • Vodafone to offer smartphones on 12-month contracts
    Phones

    Vodafone to offer smartphones on 12-month contracts

    By 11 February 2011

    Pocket-lint has been told by Vodafone that the network provider is soon to introduce 12-month contracts for all of its offered smartphones, including the iPhone, UK-wide. That means that you'll be able to get hold of an iPhone 4 or, later in the year,...

  • White BlackBerry Torch goes on sale in UK
    Phones

    White BlackBerry Torch goes on sale in UK

    By 8 February 2011

    After weeks of waiting, Vodafone has started selling the white version of the BlackBerry Torch for those looking to go BB, but without the black exterior. One of the phones of choice for F1 driver Lewis Hamilton (although we presume he rocks the black...

  • Xperia Play launching April, say Orange and T-Mobile
    Gaming

    Xperia Play launching April, say Orange and T-Mobile

    By 7 February 2011

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, teased by Sony Ericsson during the Superbowl in the US on Sunday, will be coming to Orange and T-Mobile in the UK April-time, Pocket-lint can confirm. The news comes as Vodafone and O2 also confirmed that they will be...

  • HTC Desire 2 and Pyramid listed by Vodafone Germany
    Phones

    HTC Desire 2 and Pyramid listed by Vodafone Germany

    By 7 February 2011

    The HTC Desire 2 has made an appearance, well it's been mentioned, in Vodafone Germany’s inventory system - leading to more speculation that it could be due an official announcement at Mobile World Congress 2011 (MWC). There have been various blurry...

  • Vodafone nabs the Google Nexus S
    Phones

    Vodafone nabs the Google Nexus S

    By 7 February 2011

    Vodafone has announced that it will be stocking the Google Nexus S worldwide, and what's more there are reports aplenty of a brand spanking new white version that is sure to really kick fanboys in the teeth. Patrick Chomet, Vodafone’s Group Director...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Play confirmed, coming to Vodafone
    Gaming

    Sony Ericsson Xperia Play confirmed, coming to Vodafone

    By 7 February 2011

    Judging by the number of leaks, previews and other information that have been shared about the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, you would be forgiven for thinking the smartphone with a gaming focus had already been launched, but needless to say it hasn’t...

  • Team McLaren also Team Apple: Hamilton and Button pack iPhone 4s
    Phones

    Team McLaren also Team Apple: Hamilton and Button pack iPhone 4s

    By 4 February 2011

    Both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button carry iPhone 4s as their handsets of choice, although Lewis also holds a BlackBerry Torch for emailing and messaging. Speaking to Pocket-lint at the international launch of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011...

  • Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on
    Cars

    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on

    By 4 February 2011

    Vodafone and McLaren Mercedes have unveiled the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 F1 car at the Sony Centre in Berlin. And Pocket-lint was in amongst the pack to swoop in and grab a bevy of shots of the new racer ahead of the 2011 Formula One season. In...

  • White BlackBerry Torch hands on
    Phones

    White BlackBerry Torch hands on

    By 28 January 2011

    RIM has really stuck the boot into Apple as of late. Not content with doing what the Cupertino collective seemingly couldn't - releasing a white version of one of its latest handsets, the BlackBerry Bold 9780 - the cheeky Canadians have gone and pulled...

  • When is 4G coming to the UK?
    Online

    When is 4G coming to the UK?

    By 25 January 2011

    You've heard all about the HTC Evo Shift 4G and the Motorola Atrix, but the big question for us is, when is 4G coming to the UK and what form will it take when it does? If you've already read through our comprehensive explanation of 4G, then you'll be...

  • White iPhone 4 shows up on Vodafone inventory
    Phones

    White iPhone 4 shows up on Vodafone inventory

    By 18 January 2011

    You may have just read Pocket-lint's exclusive interview with Motorola Mobility's Jim Wicks who hinted that Apple may be too late with the white iPhone 4, as the trends in North America have changed, but that doesn't mean fanboys don't get excited by...

  • White BlackBerry Torch coming soon on Vodafone
    Phones

    White BlackBerry Torch coming soon on Vodafone

    By 14 January 2011

    Need a BlackBerry Torch to help you stand out from the crowd, but can't wait until Q3 to grab yourself the BlackBerry Torch 2? Well then, how's about jumping onto the white phone bandwagon (everyone's doing it except Apple it seems) with the white BlackBerry...

  • Vodafone: 101m texts and 35,000GB of data enjoyed on Christmas Day
    Phones

    Vodafone: 101m texts and 35,000GB of data enjoyed on Christmas Day

    By 26 December 2010

    “Merry Christmas” Go on, how many people did you send that too on the 25th? Well according to Vodafone, it’s customers sent over 100m text messages on Christmas Day alone. This year saw the first true smartphone Christmas Day, with massive increases...

  • HTC Wildfire fires in Froyo update
    Phones

    HTC Wildfire fires in Froyo update

    By 20 December 2010

    Vodafone has announced that it is sending out Android 2.2 updates to its HTC Wildfire users. The step up to Froyo (version 2.24.161.1) means that Wildfire fans will be able to make use of a whole host of new features, including: - Support for USB tethering...

  • HTC Magic conjures up Froyo update
    Phones

    HTC Magic conjures up Froyo update

    By 14 December 2010

    What do you mean you don't remember the HTC Magic? Sure you do, it was the Android phone marked as the G2 that arrived in the UK via Vodafone back in May 2009. Okay, so it may have only boasted a 528MHz CPU with 288MB of RAM, which seems fairly tame by...

  • Britain goes MMS crazy in the snow
    Phones

    Britain goes MMS crazy in the snow

    By 2 December 2010

    Figures released by Vodafone have revealed that we're just crazy for sending pictures of the snow to our buddies. Over 750,000 pictures were taken and sent by MMS from Vodafone UK customers on 1 December, as people woke up to Winter Wonderland scene in...

  • Vodafone ups its data roaming game
    Phones

    Vodafone ups its data roaming game

    By 29 November 2010

    Vodafone has announced a couple of changes to its EU mobile roaming plans, making it cheaper for you to check your email and tweet away whilst you're on the Continent. The Vodafone Day Traveller plan means that you'll get 25MB per day of data allowance....

  • Vodafone signals its intent for London
    Phones

    Vodafone signals its intent for London

    By 25 November 2010

    When this old world starts getting you down, and people are just too much for me to face..... That's right readers, Pocket-lint has been up on the roof. And, no, not to take in the view, but to take a ganders at Vodafone's St Martin's Lane antenna site,...

  • HTC 7 Trophy review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    HTC 7 Trophy review

    By 17 November 2010

    To many the HTC 7 Trophy, made by HTC and exclusively available in the UK on Vodafone, is the runt of the Windows Phone 7 litter. But is that really the case, and should you avoid it? Read on to find out. Sporting a 3.8-inch screen (480 x 800 resolution)...

  • Froyo flies in for Vodafone HTC Legend
    Phones

    Froyo flies in for Vodafone HTC Legend

    By 15 November 2010

    It's a busy day in the world of Froyo. First up, Vodafone has begun rolling out its Android 2.2 update to Legend users. HTC had promised a Froyo update for the handset earlier this month, but had warned: "For those of you with carrier-branded versions...

  • UK phone operators turn down Palm Pre 2
    Phones

    UK phone operators turn down Palm Pre 2

    By 12 November 2010

    The Palm Pre 2 is to go on sale in the UK, SIM-free and costing £399. But, if you are holding out to see if any of the major UK operators will be stocking the phone, allowing you to get it on contract, don’t hold your breath. Pocket-lint has spoken...