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  • The best free stuff on PAYG
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    The best free stuff on PAYG

    By 12 November 2010

    PAYG is a many headed creature. It’s strong, resilient, ever-growing, flexible and utterly unfathomable to the technology journalist. It is the Hydra and it could only take a truly herculean effort to tackle, master and eventually understand. Today,...

  • 10 best bargain PAYG phones
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    10 best bargain PAYG phones

    By 10 November 2010

    We've already brought you the 10 best smarphones available on PAYG, but what if you're after something a little bit more affordable? Maybe you're in the market for a budget handset for yourself, or you're thinking about getting them for the kids for Christmas....

  • Vodafone splashes the BlackBerry love for PAYG users
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    Vodafone splashes the BlackBerry love for PAYG users

    By 3 November 2010

    Vodafone has just announced a bevy of BlackBerry smartphones that will now be available to PAYG customers. This could be good news for any BlackBerry fans interested in the Vodafone Freebees price plans that the company launched recently, which gives...

  • Orange Mobile Wi-Fi ditches need for USB dongle
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    Orange Mobile Wi-Fi ditches need for USB dongle

    By 3 November 2010

    Orange has announced that it's getting into the Mi-Fi arena with the launch of a device of its own: the Novatel Wireless 3352 - catchy, huh? The new device will, like offerings from Vodafone and 3, allow you to go online with up to five simultaneous Wi-Fi...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: UK prices trickle through
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab: UK prices trickle through

    By 1 November 2010

    So, it's the big launch day for the 7-inch iPad-killing machine, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the price plans are slowly (and we mean slowly) trickling out. First out of the blocks is Three, albeit through the Carphone Warehouse with nothing yet official...

  • Windows Phone 7 goes on sale...
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    Windows Phone 7 goes on sale...

    By 21 October 2010

    The world's first Windows Phone 7 handsets have gone on sale in New Zealand, care of Vodafone. "Hey there, here is a pic from the 1st person in the world to buy a WP7 phone. The launch was in NZ", said Microsoft man Bradley Borrows on Twitter. The HTC...

  • Nokia C7: Pre-order goes live
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    Nokia C7: Pre-order goes live

    By 18 October 2010

    It may not be Nokia's flagship device, but the C7 launch is still a big deal for the under-pressure Finnish phone giant. You can pre-order now, directly from Nokia for £389 unlocked, or free on £25 a month contracts with Vodafone and T-Mobile. O2, Three...

  • Orange, T-Mobile and O2 Windows Phone 7 pre-orders go live
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    Orange, T-Mobile and O2 Windows Phone 7 pre-orders go live

    By 14 October 2010

    Getting ready to buy a Windows Phone 7 phone? Well now you can express your interest in the new handsets from Orange, T-Mobile, and O2 after three of the five confirmed operators have launched their pre-order pages in the UK on their websites. The handsets;...

  • Amazon pulls HTC 7 Trophy listing
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    Amazon pulls HTC 7 Trophy listing

    By 14 October 2010

    Just 2 days after putting a listing up for the HTC 7 Trophy, Amazon has scrapped the page and will not be offering the phone SIM-free after all. The move comes as Pocket-lint received word from a spokesperson confirming: “The HTC 7 Trophy is a Vodafone...

  • First Look: HTC 7 Trophy review
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    First Look: HTC 7 Trophy review

    By 12 October 2010

    With HTC slicing the pie three ways, Vodafone has its hands on the HTC 7 Trophy as one of its Windows Phone 7 offerings. The other handset that Voda will offer is the LG Optimus 7. With Microsoft keeping a tight handle on things by defining the hardware...

  • Vodafone HTC 7 Trophy and LG Optimus 7 priced
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    Vodafone HTC 7 Trophy and LG Optimus 7 priced

    By 11 October 2010

    Vodafone has come out of the gate all guns blazing, keen to get people onto Windows Phone 7, if its two new WP7 price plans are anything to go by. The UK operator has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the HTC Trophy 7 will be available on a 2-year contract...

  • Vodafone Motorola Defy inbound
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    Vodafone Motorola Defy inbound

    By 6 October 2010

    You don't know this yet, but very shortly Vodafone is expected to announce that it will be stocking the new Motorola Defy in the UK. The Defy, which was launched at the beginning of September, is the company's new tough phone that is due out some time...

  • Vodafone HTC 7 Trophy shows up in invoice systems
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    Vodafone HTC 7 Trophy shows up in invoice systems

    By 6 October 2010

    With so many HTC handsets flying out unofficially, it's hard to keep up sometimes isn't it? The latest pre-launch Windows Phone 7 rumour is that Vodafone will be stocking the HTC 7 Trophy in the UK come the end of the month. The news, which comes hot...

  • HTC Desire HD: 14 October launch date revealed
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    HTC Desire HD: 14 October launch date revealed

    By 5 October 2010

    We knew that the HTC Desire HD was coming in October, we just didn't know the exact date. But, now we do, thanks to Vodafone who has revealed its plans for the device and opened up a pre-order page on its website. The Android 2.2 handset will be landing...

  • Vodafone revamps mobile price plans
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    Vodafone revamps mobile price plans

    By 1 October 2010

    Pocket-lint has discovered that Vodafone has re-jiggled its price plans - with offerings that now fall much more in-line with what the likes of O2 are offering in terms of data allowance. From 1 October, all new customers will be offered one of the new...

  • Vodafone updates own-brand mobiles
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    Vodafone updates own-brand mobiles

    By 29 September 2010

    Vodafone has just released news that it's updating its own-brand mobile range with three new handsets, which will be available to buy in time for the end of the year. The company states that all three handsets, the the Vodafone 553 QWERTY side-slider,...

  • Windows Phone 7 goes live in UK, Europe on 21 October
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    Windows Phone 7 goes live in UK, Europe on 21 October

    By 26 September 2010

    Windows Phone 7 smartphones will be available from 21 October in Spain according to sources "familiar with the matter". elEconomista.es, a Spanish financial website is claiming that just 10 days after the global launch Vodafone, Orange and MoviStar will...

  • All major UK networks to carry Windows Phone 7 handsets
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    All major UK networks to carry Windows Phone 7 handsets

    By 22 September 2010

    Launch day for Windows Phone 7 is rapidly approaching (revealed to be 11 October by Pocket-lint) and details are hitting us thick and fast. To be honest, though, the latest is not quite as unexpected as others: All UK network providers will be ranging...

  • London Underground to have network coverage by 2012?
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    London Underground to have network coverage by 2012?

    By 20 September 2010

    "I'm on the train" is something you don't have to worry about that much on the Tube, however all that could come crashing to an end if Mayor of London Boris Johnson gets his way. According to London Business free-sheet City AM, Johnson is nearing an agreement...

  • HTC Trophy to be Windows Phone 7 handset?
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    HTC Trophy to be Windows Phone 7 handset?

    By 13 September 2010

    Do you remember the HTC roadmap leak in December last year? It had the Legend, Bravo and Photon listed, with pics (which subsequently became the Legend, Desire and HD Mini). Well, another phone detailed in the leaked document was the HTC Trophy, a handset...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: Register your interest today
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab: Register your interest today

    By 3 September 2010

    Keep your eyes peeled to Vodafone's online store because Pocket-lint has heard word from the network that pre-registration for the 7-inch iPad botherer - the Samsung Galaxy Tab - will go live on the site soon. In case you missed all of the commotion following...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab to launch with Vodafone in the UK
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab to launch with Vodafone in the UK

    By 2 September 2010

    Vodafone has revealed that it will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the UK in partnership with the Korean giant. "Vodafone's aim is to offer all customers new and attractive ways to enjoy mobile data, on the move, across a variety of devices", said...

  • Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi review
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    Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi review

    By 26 August 2010

    Mobile broadband dongles are great except for two killer faults: they only work with devices that have a full-on USB socket meaning no fun for the range of Wi-Fi enabled devices you've got around your house, and they are normally so large they hog more...

  • Microsoft leaks LG Windows Phone 7 smartphone
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    Microsoft leaks LG Windows Phone 7 smartphone

    By 26 August 2010

    Now Microsoft, it seems, is leaking Windows Phone 7 handsets. The company's Netherlands branch has Tweeted an image of the LG handset with the following words: "Stikjaloers op #jacquelines. Verschil moet er zijn ;- ) http://yfrog.com/nf242rj"  In English,...

  • BlackBerry Curve 3G now available from Vodafone
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    BlackBerry Curve 3G now available from Vodafone

    By 24 August 2010

    In amongst the barrage of Windows Phone 7 news coming in from all angles, Pocket-lint has just got word that Vodafone is now selling RIM's latest handset; the BlackBerry Curve 3G. The device features a full-QWERTY keyboard, an optical trackpad, built-in...