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Vodafone’s dismal online billing service needs an upgrade

It’s problem Monday. A moment ago it was iTunes DRM annoying the hell out of me, and this morning it’s mobile operator front-end billing platforms. You know the kind I mean — the ones held together by sticky-tape and a lot of panicking by teams at Accenture, Detica or whoever it is that’s actually running […]

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T-Mobile UK make me a very happy chappy!

It’s upgrade time for my T-Mobile Flext Contract, and I have been looking at new phones. The G1 maybe? The INQ 1 is awesome but I not so keen on the three contracts. I popped into my local T-Mobile shop and asking what was showing up on my account for renewing, and basically I was […]

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Firmware Upgrade available for the E90 Communicator

The keen eyes of Steve over at AllAboutSymbian have just come across an update available for Nokia’s E90 Communicator. Currently running firmware version 210.34.75, Nokia has made the jump all the way to v300.34.84.  Initial reports by him suggest that the following changes have been made:   Much faster orientation switching (open/close lid etc) Nokia […]

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o2 Ireland scrap most of their upgrade schemes

Reader Rob was not impressed with o2 Ireland recently. Hey Ewan A couple weeks ago, I was in a carphonewarehouse where I was told I was eligible for a platinum upgrade on one of my O2 Accounts.. however, the handset which I wanted had not been released, and did not have a release date on […]

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3: Can I upgrade in store? Yes!

I was at Lakeside Shopping Centre buying yet another Mac Pro the other day (there simply isn’t anything better for processing video than a top of the range Mac — although buy your RAM and HDD elsewhere!). Whilst I was waiting for them to stick in a wireless card, I took a tour around the […]

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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 […]

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The ViseeO Bluetooth upgrade model for Mercedes cars

Steve O’Donnell is one of the most influential data centre and IT infrastructure bloggers on the planet (at The Hot Aisle). He’s only been blogging for a little while, but already, he’s been amazing me with the amount of influential people following what he’s saying. In the IT infrastructure world, many of the top CIO, […]