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I bought a Samsung Chromebook on Wednesday night

I was walking down Chiswell Street in the Square Mile of London when I saw the Currys/PC World sign ahead. “Ooooh, a MacBook!” was the first thought that came into my mind. “Or, maybe not,” I corrected myself. The last MacBook Pro that I purchased was on behalf of a company I was consulting with […]

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Vodafone data: Now the equivalent of One2One GRPS

Whatever happened to Vodafone? Once the shining beacon of technical capability, Vodafone’s data connection appears to have regressed in performance to the point where it’s virtually indistinguishable from One2One at the height of it’s popularity. One2One was the previous name of T-Mobile. All those years ago. Those were the days. Do you remember them? One2One […]

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Guest Post: Will SMS weather the 4G storm?

Given the news that WhatsApp alone accounted for a stupendous 18 *BILLION* messages on New Year’s Eve, it’s not surprising that many are wondering about the future of the SMS medium. Oh, I think it’s certainly here to stay for years, but once you’ve got a reliable data connection, you rarely need to use the […]

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This Huawei E589 MiFi unit on EE is absolutely motoring

I’ve had this Huawei E589 MiFi unit from EE for almost a week now and I have to say, I’m using it at every opportunity. I am specifically interested in the 4G capabilities of the device and, of course, the EE network. I’ve been thoroughly impressed at both though. In an effort to give the […]

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We have a (GPS) fix! – Testing Nokia Booklet 3G to the limit

This is Momchil here with a quick post on the Nokia Booklet 3G. I’ve been busy editing all the video material, and I haven’t had the chance to write anything recently. I’ve been using the Nokia Booklet for nearly three moths now, and I love it. I just had the feeling there is more to […]

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RIM launches BlackBerry Pearl 3G (with two keyboard options)

So the Pearl 3G hits the marketplace in the Summer of 2010. The Pearl range has been in need of a serious refresh for some time and I’m delighted to see that RIM stepped up and delivered. What’s interesting with the Pearl 3G is that it is supplied with two different types of keyboard (depending […]

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Tesco’s iPhone 3G: £222 + £20/mth, 3GS free @ £60/mth

Here’s the news straight from the Tesco release…. iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS will be available to Tesco customers from just £20 a month, the lowest monthly contract price in the UK market. Tesco Mobile will also offer the first ever 12 month iPhone contract in the UK. Tesco Mobile will be the first mobile […]

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iPhone 3G free on £34/month for 24 months from Carphone

Carphone Warehouse will put an 8GB iPhone 3G in your hand for just £34 per month — on a 24 month contract. That’ll get you 600 minutes and 500 texts per month. And if you fancy the idea of a 16GB one, add on an extra tenner. For anyone really keen to get stuck into […]

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Nokia updates classic phone

That Phinnish Phone Purveyor has just made a good thing better, by announcing the replacement to its 6300 – the 6700 Classic. Apparently this phone is the ‘much anticipated successor’ to that best selling mobile of 2006, which is marketing talk for ‘much delayed’ or ‘we’re not sure why this took so long, but it’s […]

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Three’s books from the SAS

The network ‘3’ has just launched downloadable audio books for their customers, with a free preview service and a decent range of titles on hand. They’ve teamed up with ex-SAS founder of the GoSpoken.com website Andy McNab, to deliver 100s of new spoken word or viewable text based books each and every month. These fall […]

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Free TV comes to Vodafone

Babelgum mobile TV television comes to the phones of Vodafone in the UK, albeit on a 6 month trial and only to a handful of Nokia handsets. The free service known for its original video clips has just begun a half a year run, with the application now downloadable from Vodafone live! Although initially, it’s […]

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Dick Tracy’s watch phone becomes a reality

LG has brought 1930s cartoon gadgetry to life, with the invention of the LG 3G watch phone that will be shown off at CES next week. It’s been touted as the world’s first 3G watch phone, not that we’ve seen many plain old watch phones around before. Known solely as the LG-GD910, it has a […]