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MIR Show goes to Rome and finds locals using N73s

We’re still getting to grips with this international-bloggers-of-mystery concept here at the Mobile Industry Review Show. Instead of bringing you updates, perspective and on-the-road tests from somewhere in London, we decided to take the MIR Show on the road. The first stop, of course, was Rome. We flew out on the 730am British Airways flight […]

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Yellowsn0w available for iPhone 3G

The iPhone Dev Team have released Yellowsn0w, a software unlocking solution allowing the iPhone to be used with any SIM on any network. The phone needs to be Jailbroken first (another software hack allowing 3rd party software to be installed – can be performed using Pwnage 2.0) and then Yellowsn0w is installed and run. Apple […]

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3G iPhone unlocking video tutorial

Christmas comes early to those who want a SIM free iPhone. Those natty guys over at the Dev-Team Blog have just aired video footage really showing you how to unlock an iPhone 3G. The blog site has videos from a dude only known as MuscleNerd, with footage in Qik format showing the iPhone 3G being […]

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Apple takes a sharp RAZR to Motorola sales

A report just came out that the iPhone has slashed the RAZR’s three year record as the number 1 selling phone in the USA, according to market research firm NPD. Appleinsider.com covered the report in great detail, but it appears the bloodbath culminated in the third quarter of this year. This was the same time […]

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Mini-review: Invisible Shield for iPhone 3G

Invisible Shield is the well-reviewed clear-plastic wrapper for mobile devices including iPods and laptops.  Its incredible claim is that it protects devices making them scratch-proof.  Having seen the demo videos I’ve no doubt that’s true. One of the privileges of writing for SMS Text News is that you get to review stuff that manufacturers send […]

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Podcast Episode 14

With special guest Alfie Dennen from Moblog the team discuss the new Moblog platform, Three’s hoodie-hating store, Christmas in July, the iPhone app store, O2’s continuing epic-fail to provide Dan a service, an update on the personal mobile network – and a follow-up on James’s brand evangelism post.

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Opinion

iPhone 3G Launch Day: Queue-cast

Dan Lane covered the launch of the iPhone 3G here, but as his subsequent posts revealed his own purchase wasn’t as smooth as it might have been *cough* 8 hour wait *cough*.  If like me you revel in other people’s pain listen to this special podcast ‘queue-cast’ edition to hear a man who doesn’t know […]

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iPhone 3G available to pre-order in the UK

In addition to making upgrades available today, O2 are also selling the iPhone 3G online to new customers for delivery by courier on the 11th July and activation at home. See the online O2 store.

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O2 announce UK iPhone upgrades available now

Between 7am and 7:30am this morning (well for me anyway) O2 sent text and e-mail messages to customers who had registered an interest in upgrading announcing the upgrade shop would open from 8am… it started working from about 8:15. Of course it’s hung half-way through the process (20 mins so far and counting) and started […]