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EE partners with Internet Matters to make your kids' mobile browsing safer

EE partners with Internet Matters to make your kids' mobile browsing safer

By Rik Henderson

EE and Internet Matters have partnered to help parents who plan to give their children mobile devices this Christmas.The aim is to inform parents of the dangers of mobile internet browsing and how to ensure their kids do so safely.The partnership results... Read more

EE Hawk is a £150 smartphone capable of 300mbps download speeds

EE Hawk is a £150 smartphone capable of 300mbps download speeds

By Max Langridge

EE has introduced the Hawk smartphone, a wallet-friendly device at £150 that is Cat 6-enabled, meaning it can support 4G+ download speeds up to 300mbps. The Hawk has already proven to produce download speeds of 238mbps at London's Wembley Stadium on... Read more

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 in pictures

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 in pictures

By Stuart Miles

This year's EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards was the best yet, and here are the pictures to prove it. Announced during a lush ceremony at Church House, Westminster, with support from sponsors EE, Honor, Sky News Swipe and MSN, those rewarded represent the... Read more

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners revealed

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners revealed

By Rik Henderson

Another year draws to a close but not before we celebrate the finest games, gadgets and other tech treats of the last 12 months in the annual EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. It's time to reveal the winners.You have been voting in your droves, along with... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017: Last chance to vote for your favourites

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017: Last chance to vote for your favourites

By Rik Henderson

Towards the end of each year, we host our awards ceremony to reveal the best gadgets from the previous 12 months, and you can help choose the winners.You don't have long left to vote, however - just 24 hours as voting ends on 3 November. So please head... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 elite judges revealed: Industry pros to vote alongside you

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 elite judges revealed: Industry pros to vote alongside you

By Rik Henderson

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners will be announced during a swish event in London on 14 November, but before we can hand out the 19 prized gongs for the best products of the year, we have to decide what they'll be.This year we've changed... Read more

"UK's fastest 4G Wi-Fi device" now available exclusively from EE

"UK's fastest 4G Wi-Fi device" now available exclusively from EE

By Rik Henderson

EE has announced that it has the UK exclusive for the Netgear Nighthawk M1 and calls it the country's "fastest 4G Wi-Fi device".It is available now, both online and in EE stores, and is capable of superfast speeds thanks to Cat 16 specification.Considering... Read more

EE supports a new 'Enhanced HD Voice' feature, starting with iPhone 8

EE supports a new 'Enhanced HD Voice' feature, starting with iPhone 8

By Elyse Betters

EE has announced it supports "the next generation of voice service".So, you've probably heard of HD Voice before. If not, it's also called Voice over LTE (VoLTE). And it is designed to enhance phone conversations so that people sound more natural and... Read more

EE introduces 4G-enabled router for faster downloads at home

EE introduces 4G-enabled router for faster downloads at home

By Max Langridge

EE has launched the 4GEE Home Router, the company's first own-branded Cat 7-enabled Wi-Fi device. The 4GEE Home Router works like a regular Wi-Fi router, providing internet access to up to 32 devices, but it works on 4G mobile connectivity as opposed... Read more

Preview Glastonbury acts and never lose your tent at the festival with EE's app

Preview Glastonbury acts and never lose your tent at the festival with EE's app

By Max Langridge

EE has announced the new and improved version of its official Glastonbury app, in time for this year's festival, which takes place from 21 - 25 June. The biggest change over the 2016 app is Apple Music integration, which is built-in to let you listen... Read more

EE will now let you use your phone abroad for free

EE will now let you use your phone abroad for free

By Max Langridge

EE has made a rather timely announcement to say its customers will be able to use their current tariff abroad, for free, from 15 June 2017. That is coincidentally the same date that EU roaming charges are abolished. EU roaming charges will end this year,... Read more

What is 5G, when is it coming and why do we need it?

What is 5G, when is it coming and why do we need it?

By Rik Henderson

We’re still in the middle of the 4G revolution in that the superfast mobile data service is still in its infancy in both coverage and speed capabilities.With current technologies capable of offering internet speeds of up to 150Mbps in areas offering... Read more

EE Robin review: Putting the kids in control
4.0 stars

EE Robin review: Putting the kids in control

By Max Langridge

Everyone needs to be online these days. Look around you on the high street, on a bus, on a plane: chances are the majority of people will have their head down looking at a phone or tablet. The ability to have instant access to all the information in the... Read more

EE announces refreshed range of SIM-only tariffs

EE announces refreshed range of SIM-only tariffs

By Max Langridge

EE has unveiled a new range of 12 month SIM-only tariffs for anyone who buys a SIM-free phone and wants to take advantage of its fast 4G speeds and extensive network coverage.The plans are split into three tiers: 4GEE Essential, 4GEE and 4GEE Max. 4GEE... Read more

EE launches second-gen Robin tablet designed specifically for kids

EE launches second-gen Robin tablet designed specifically for kids

By Max Langridge

EE launched Robin, the world's first 4G tablet designed specifically for kids just over a year ago and today, the company has announced a second-generation version with several improvements. The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet The new... Read more

EE starts Cat 9 rollout, achieves 360Mbps download speeds on an HTC 10

EE starts Cat 9 rollout, achieves 360Mbps download speeds on an HTC 10

By Rik Henderson

EE has announced its intention to roll out network compatibility for Cat 9 devices to cities in the UK this year, with the first venue to get the service being the EE-sponsored Wembley Stadium in London.The company has promised that central London,... Read more

EE's free 6-month Apple Music subscription will save you Bacon, give you access to Britney, bitch

EE's free 6-month Apple Music subscription will save you Bacon, give you access to Britney, bitch

By Chris Hall

EE will be offering a 6-month free subscription to Apple Music to all new and upgrading monthly customers, from 1 September.The pairing with the Apple music service is the first of its kind for a UK network, and the latest in a number of incentives offered... Read more

EE's new pay monthly handset plans include one for roaming abroad

EE's new pay monthly handset plans include one for roaming abroad

By Elyse Betters

EE has launched a three-tier handset plan pricing structure, with the purpose of offering customers more choice and flexibility, it said.The three tiers include the 4GEE Essentials handset plan, the 4GEE handset plan, and the new 4GEE Max handset plan,... Read more

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

By Rik Henderson

EE has made significant steps in closing its customer service operations overseas and bringing the entire operation back to the UK and Ireland. All of its Pay Monthly customer service calls are now localised.It also promises that Pay As You Go and Home... Read more

EE pay monthly customers now get BT Sport channels for free

EE pay monthly customers now get BT Sport channels for free

By Rik Henderson

It's been a while since the BT Group acquired mobile network EE and now we're seeing the fruit of that alliance. All EE pay monthly customers, new and existing, will be able to access BT's sports channels for free for six months.Access is through the... Read more

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees

By Rik Henderson

EE has been the technology partner of the Glastonbury Festival for many a year and each time comes up with a new way to integrate its tech into the everyday goings on at Worthy Farm.This year virtual reality is on the rise, so it makes sense that EE has... Read more

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling

By Rik Henderson

EE has introduced an entry-level tablet to its range that offers decent spec for a budget price.The Jay from EE, as it is called, is a 7.85-inch 4G device with Android 5.1 Lollipop, a quad-core 1GHz processor, 16GB of on-board storage and microSD card... Read more

EE Power Bars are no more - network won't bring back charger promotion

EE Power Bars are no more - network won't bring back charger promotion

By Elyse Betters

Remember those free EE Power Bars? Yeah, they're gone for good.EE announced a free portable charger scheme last April and said it would be available to every network and broadband customer. Called the EE Power incentive, it offered a free portable Power... Read more

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020

By Rik Henderson

EE has revealed that it is on track to cover 95 per cent of the UK landmass with 4G coverage by the end of the decade. That will represent an increase of 35 per cent in just four years.The only places that will not be covered by 2020 are "where people... Read more

EE TV Recordings To Go enables mobile viewing, takes fight to Sky Q

EE TV Recordings To Go enables mobile viewing, takes fight to Sky Q

By Chris Hall

EE TV was ahead of its time in many ways when it launched in 2014, offering a number of features that until recently, weren’t available on any other TV platform.Not one to shy away from new features, EE TV has just added a great new option, called Recordings... Read more

Your EE Power Bar could be unsafe, EE will swap it for £20 as part of mass recall

Your EE Power Bar could be unsafe, EE will swap it for £20 as part of mass recall

By Rik Henderson

You know that thing that no matter how good an intention might be, it can sometimes come back to bite you on the derrier? Well, EE is in that position as it is having to recall every one of the free Power Bars it handed to customers as part of a promotion.After... Read more

EE launches 4GEE Capture Cam for affordable live HD video, streamed anywhere

EE launches 4GEE Capture Cam for affordable live HD video, streamed anywhere

By Luke Edwards

EE already has a camera launched in its 4GEE Action Cam, but now it wants to take that further. The 4GEE Capture Cam is the new device that's aiming to help people and businesses keep an eye on what they need, live, from anywhere and for less.The 4GEE... Read more

EE reveals 5G plans for 1Gbps connection in the UK, and more

EE reveals 5G plans for 1Gbps connection in the UK, and more

By Luke Edwards

EE has unveiled its plans for a better-connected future in the UK. From working with businesses to enhancing connectivity, EE has high hopes for the UK's future.The company reckons 4G value is estimated at £8.9bn. And it's growing. So there's plenty... Read more

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

By Rik Henderson

EE has entered the family tablet market with a 4G-enabled device that is specifically designed for children and their parents.The EE Robin comes with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM and... Read more

EE TV update adds search, personalisation, photo and video playback, more

EE TV update adds search, personalisation, photo and video playback, more

By Chris Hall

EE has announced its biggest update to EE TV since the launch of the service in late-2014. The update brings more flexibility and personalisation to EE's TV service, which is one of the most dynamic TV offerings currently available.One of the biggest... Read more

EE recalls some Power Bars due to fire risk: Is yours one of them?

EE recalls some Power Bars due to fire risk: Is yours one of them?

By Elyse Betters

If you own an EE Power Bar, you should immediately check its model number, because EE has recalled 500,000 units that could explode and catch fire.EE announced a free portable charger scheme at the beginning of April and said it would available to all... Read more

4GEE Action Cam review: Live-stream your hardcore action
3.5 stars

4GEE Action Cam review: Live-stream your hardcore action

By Chris Hall

EE is looking to diversify its offering, making a step into action cameras. The aptly named 4GEE Action Cam arrives with the hook that it's connected, tying it into the 4G network and giving you the option to broadcast your adventures direct from the... Read more

EE Harrier review: Vertical take-off for budget 4G handset
4.5 stars

EE Harrier review: Vertical take-off for budget 4G handset

By Andrew Williams

Cut out the middle man – it's one of the best ways to save money. That's the idea behind the EE Harrier budget 4G smatphone: by getting rid of that Sony, Samsung, or whatever label, carrier-tied phones such as this can get you the most features for... Read more

The Rook is EE's £49 4G handset

The Rook is EE's £49 4G handset

By Chris Hall

EE has announced a new addition to its bird-named handsets with the launch of the Rook.The Rook joins the line-up that includes the Harrier and Harrier Mini, but this model is available for just £49 for new customers, or £39 for existing customers.EE... Read more

EE fined £1 million by Ofcom for mishandling customer complaints

EE fined £1 million by Ofcom for mishandling customer complaints

By Rik Henderson

Ofcom has fined EE a staggering £1 million for not treating customer complaints in the proper manner, as according to the code of practice set by the UK's communications regulator and agreed by all networks.EE, it ruled, failed to inform customers complaining... Read more

Harrier Tab expands EE's own-brand 4G line-up

Harrier Tab expands EE's own-brand 4G line-up

By Chris Hall

EE is expanding its line-up of own-brand Android devices with the 4G Harrier Tab. As you're probably guessed, it's a connected tablet, matching the Harrier devices that were recently announced in 5.2 and 4.7-inch sizes. The new 8-inch tablet is connected,... Read more

4GEE Action Cam hands-on: Is livestreaming over 4G going to give GoPro sleepless nights?

4GEE Action Cam hands-on: Is livestreaming over 4G going to give GoPro sleepless nights?

By Rik Henderson

EE chief Olaf Swantee claims that by 2017 EE will sell more connected devices than it currently does smartphones and he could be right, especially on the evidence of the 4GEE Action Cam.It's a 1080p GoPro rival that has the added benefit of being the... Read more

EE launches own 4G-connected 4GEE Action Cam to share live footage over network

EE launches own 4G-connected 4GEE Action Cam to share live footage over network

By Rik Henderson

EE has revealed in a London press event that it will be developing own-brand devices other than phones that fit its 4G connected vision.The first of those is a GoPro style 1080p action camera called 4GEE Action Cam, which will be connected to the company's... Read more

EE is taking loads of Power Bars to Glastonbury, offering free swaps

EE is taking loads of Power Bars to Glastonbury, offering free swaps

By Chris Hall

EE has announced that it is supporting Glastonbury for the third time and the headline act will be certainly be the EE Power Bar. Introduced previously at Glastonbury as an alternative to conventional charging - which the 4G network will also be providing... Read more

EE own-brand offensive: Harrier and Harrier Mini offer 4G affordability

EE own-brand offensive: Harrier and Harrier Mini offer 4G affordability

By Chris Hall

EE has announced a number of second-gen own-brand devices, capitalising on the success of its 2014 EE Kestrel.Sticking with the bird themes, the Harrier and Harrier Mini will be swooping into stores on 28 April, offering tantilising alternatives to big-brand... Read more

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

By Luke Edwards

EE announced its free portable charger scheme at the beginning of April and said it was "coming soon", but it is now available to all of its network and broadband customers. The EE Power incentive launches today to offer a free portable Power Bar charger... Read more

EE turns on Wi-Fi calling for iPhones early, thanks to latest iOS update

EE turns on Wi-Fi calling for iPhones early, thanks to latest iOS update

By Elyse Betters

If you own an iPhone with an EE plan, you can now Wi-Fi call a friend.Two days after announcing its Wi-Fi Calling feature, which lets you place voice calls and send text messages via a Wi-Fi network, EE has made the new feature available for iPhone 6,... Read more

EE Wi-Fi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

EE Wi-Fi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

By Chris Hall

EE has officially announced its WiFi Calling service, which lets you make voice calls and send text messages via a Wi-Fi network. The service will go live on 10 April, alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The WiFi Calling service... Read more

Are you an EE customer? You'll want to pick up your free EE Power Bar then

Are you an EE customer? You'll want to pick up your free EE Power Bar then

By Rik Henderson

EE is giving a portable smartphone charger to every customer on its UK network. That includes existing and new customers.The EE Power scheme, which will launch in the "coming weeks", will reward customers with an EE Power Bar when they visit any of... Read more

The evolution of connecting on the go

The evolution of connecting on the go

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Connectivity has come along was since the 1970s when people started getting excited about computers. Back then, they didn't have Wi-Fi and 3G and 4G were unheard of. The first email was sent in 1971 and after 18 years, there were a million email addresses... Read more

Getting more out of your connected tablet

Getting more out of your connected tablet

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Tablets are great devices to have and even if you have a smartphone with a big display, it will never quite offer the same satisfaction as a tablet will when it comes to work, play and even communication. Whether you use your tablet for competing in... Read more

Syncing your gadgets: Top tips to get you started

Syncing your gadgets: Top tips to get you started

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Having multiple gadgets is all well and good, but it's even better when they talk to each other. Whether you have a tablet and a smartphone, a smartphone and a desktop computer, a smartphone and a laptop, or all of these gadgets in your house, you'll... Read more

6 things you can do much better on 4G

6 things you can do much better on 4G

By Pocket-lint Promotion

With its faster download and upload speeds and lower latency, 4G is simply better than 3G for many things you might want to do with your phone or tablet device. We rely on being constantly connected to the internet, whether at home or out and about and... Read more

Orange Wednesdays are back... sort of: Meerkat Movies revives the 2 for 1 offer

Orange Wednesdays are back... sort of: Meerkat Movies revives the 2 for 1 offer

By Rik Henderson

Those who lament EE's closure of Orange Wednesdays could be looking to change their insurance or energy providers in the near future, as comparethemarket.com has introduced a similar offer. It's even improved on it a touch.Like Orange Wednesdays, Meerkat... Read more

Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE and Wuaki to offer weekly blockbusters for £1

Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE and Wuaki to offer weekly blockbusters for £1

By Luke Edwards

When EE announced that Orange Wednesdays would be no more it was a sad day for all. But now it's offering a light at the end of the film reel thanks to a deal with Wuaki.tv that offers a blockbuster movie every week for only £1.EE Film Club, as it will... Read more