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Operators

Should the UK move to make handsets unlocked — like Chile has done?

The one key benefit of handset subsidies is that it does make the decision a lot easier or cheaper than it would otherwise ordinarily be. I’m certain that — from one point of view — handset subsidy has been highly beneficial to the evolution of the wireless industry in the UK. However — and it’s […]

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News

Legitimate unlocked T-Mobile G1 is available

News of the availability of the HTC Dream T-Mobile G1 Android based mobile phone has just reached us. Sadly from the post seen here, it appears you have to be registered as a developer to obtain such wonderment. As it’s really geared up just for them and them alone, but who’s to say we aren’t […]

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Devices

Just unlocked my T-Mobile G1

I’m writing this to you on my T-Mobile G1. Via Vodafone UK. Joy!

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News

G1 to be available unlocked?

Play.com are already showing the ‘HTC G1’ (that’s the T-Mobile G1 to the rest of us) available SIM-free, available from mid-November.  The details and pictures look right, with a prominent HTC logo on the side in lieu of the T-Mobile one,  but this seems a bit soon after the launch to be officially sanctioned… At […]

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Try out Hictu and enter to win an iPhone 3G (unlocked!)

Got this in from the Hictu team. Check out the service! We are happy to announce that we are giving away a cool Apple iPhone 3G (unlocked) to a lucky Hictu user. You just need to subscribe to Hictu and to record your video with your vacation greetings for your friends and family, from today […]

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Want unlocked, unsubsidised handsets? Go to Belgium!

In light of my recent issues obtaining service on a particular operator who happens to be the sole UK provider for a certain new iHandset, Mike Adams got in touch to tell me that I should go to Belgium. You see, it seems that the beurocrats over there (and, with it being the European Union […]

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News

Apple to ditch exclusive carrier iPhone deals?

Could an about face be on the cards at Apple? According to Macworld , the company’s CFO said during a Morgan Stanley Technology Conference that the company is “not wedded to any one particular way to go to market” and would consider other models. Many people have read this as a sign that Apple might […]