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Update: I bought an LG G3 smartphone!

This arrived today. If you don’t recognise it immediately, it’s the LG G3 (press release), winner at the Global Mobile Awards at Mobile World Congress (it says so on the box!). I thought I’d opt for the LG as it’s been far too long. I don’t know the LG PR team in the UK so […]

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Freepost Vodafone Recycling – the only address you need

That’s the address for your used phones. If you’re a Vodafone customer (and, I suppose, even if you’re not), you can donate your old handsets to charity easily now thanks to a brand new service from Vodafone. Recycling is nothing new — and especially in terms of donating to charity. It’s nice to see Vodafone […]

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Devices

Just bought one of these…

I’ll let you know what it’s like. More information over at Johnsphones.com.

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Operators

Vodafone UK wouldn’t sell Steve a phone!

You can’t make it up, you really can’t. Steve Rowlands walked into a Vodafone shop recently to buy an HTC Desire. He was still in his 24-month contract and thus expecting to be asked to fork out a lot of cash for the privilege of swapping to the Desire. (By the way, Steve is another […]

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Devices

Video: Hands on with the £55 Orange Rio

Have a look at the £55 Orange Rio — a highly capable QWERTY device that’s sure to give the chaps at RIM a run for their money. Word has it that the device is selling very well on the High Street. I’m not surprised. Here’s the video — and remember, if you’re viewing on an […]

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Devices

Q&A with Glenda Dorchak, Vice Chairman & CEO of VirtualLogix

You’ll have come across the term ‘mobile virtualization‘ I’m sure — but what does it mean and why’s there a business therein? Well, I had a chat with Glenda Dorchak, CEO of VirtualLogix, one of the leading companies in the space to find out more. Let’s get started with the Q&A… 1: Glenda, in Barcelona […]

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Devices

I’ll take one of those BlackBerry Bold Slider handsets, thank you

The delicious Kevin Michaluk of CrackBerry has posted some nicer photos and more details about the all new BlackBerry Bold Slider handset. All the smart money is — as Kevin points out — on the slider being part of the Bold category of devices. For those burning to find out more, Kevin has helpfully compiled […]

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News

The INQ1 from 3 – first impressions as a social networking device

When you take the INQ1 out of the box it feels like a quality device with its solid metal and plastic construction. However that illusion was shattered when I switched it on, as the display looks like a low end device and the icons and menus have a basic appearance. Instead of a user guide […]

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The INQ1 from 3 – a Normob social networking device?

This morning I ordered the INQ1 handset from 3. Why, you may ask? Surely it’s just a 3 branded handset from an unknown manufacturer that doesn’t allow you to download extra applications because it isn’t running any of the usual operating systems – S60, Apple, Android etc. And you’d be right. But … 3 claims […]

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Say hello to the Nokia E63 (again…) [updated]

Launched today Mobile Industry Review are among the lucky few to receive this new handset for a first hands-on. We have a first look.

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Devices

skins4things is ready to wrap your device in gorgeous ‘skins’

3, Toshiba and Amnesty International first clients for product personalisation company skins4things. skins4things provides custom-made ‘skins’ for laptops, iPods, games consoles and mobile phones. You just stick on the vinyl and woosh, you’ve now got a Union Jack coloured iPod. Or N95. And so on. Nice! If you’d like your own white labeled store for […]

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T-Mobile UK G1 Preview – more video of the device

I’ve had lots of emails from people wanting to see more of the G1 from Wednesday’s T-Mobile event. Here’s another vid for you to feast your eyes on: