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Orange updates Scottish and Irish infrastructure

France Telecom announced today they’ve just completed the upgrade to both their networks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. This means both 3G and what they’re calling 3G+, but what we’re calling HSPA coverage has now reach a new high in the UK for Orange. They now boast, in their words, they can ‘offer over 94% […]

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3 launches £9 tariff

Addressing the economy’s issues and quicker than our own government is the network 3, who has just announced a sub-tenner tariff. In days that feel like the end of days, it’s always good to see someone’s looking out for the common man, by offering them a great deal. The deal that comes along in the […]

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Orange hitches up to the 3G netbook bandwagon, again

Not exactly a mobile story, but falling more into that camp that not – Orange gets shiny new ASUS EeePC with an embedded 3G SIM. Joining many many other fine carriers, Orange has now announced another computer with internet access, provided by them. The netbook comes along at the princely sum of £25 per month, […]

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Vodafone gets sticky with a new 3G USB modem, with 4GB of storage

Another day, another USB dongle arrives only this time it’s from Vodafone and has an integrated 4GB in the form of a removable microSD card. Running on from the theory of ‘why take two bottles into the shower’, they built in a slot for the accompanying memory card. Saving in the trauma of carrying around […]

3G Video Calling Demonstration

Since we published the 3G video calling demonstration segment back in the Week 39 show, we’ve had a ton of positive feedback. So much so that we’ve put the segment into it’s own mini-show. It shows Dan Lane (using 3) video-calling James Whatley (using Vodafone) calling each other. We were rather surprised at the positive […]

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Three WiFi / 3G Router: Crap

I parted company with £69.99 today to purchase Three’s 3G / WiFi router, the Huawei D100.  I wish I hadn’t. I’ve used it for an hour and decided it’s going back to the shop.  I may just throw it through the door and hurl abuse, but I hope to have calmed down enough to go […]

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iPhone 2.2 Seeded with some Hidden Features

Continuing with its game of Cat and Mouse, Apple has seeded a beta build of the firmware version 2.2 for the iPhone to its developers recently. However, unlike the previously seeded builds, this one was seeded with only “compatibility testing” in the release notes. Even though Apple cleverly avoided any mention of bug fixes or […]

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Full iPhone 3G unlock available

I had a note in from Jody Sanders of iPhoneUnlockUK. They’ve been pretty successful unlocking previous versions of the iPhone and they’re rather excited to be able to offer a full unlock for the 3G version. it does involve a ‘piggyback sim’ and a bit of desktop software. You can find out more at http://www.iphoneunlockuk.com/ […]

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After Touch HD, the HTC Touch 3G gets noticed early too

Almost as if the product pages were pushed out together, the official product page on HTC’s site for the upcoming HTC Touch 3G has been noticed by some keen readers right after the HTC Touch HD made its way into the public view. According to the specifications listed on the site, the phone carries a […]

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Apple delivers iPhone 2.1; fixes bugs and security holes

Today, if you have connected your iPhone to the computer, you might have noticed that Apple has made the iPhone firmware version 2.1 available via iTunes. And if you haven’t already done that, well, now would be a good time. As promised by Steve Jobs at the company’s ‘Let’s Rock’ event recently, the 2.1 version […]

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Nokia to support all the proposed 3G standards in China

Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia, which has a good 42% market share in China selling over 70 million handsets in 2007, plans to support all the three 3G standards that are being planned to be employed in the country.  Three different operators in the country, China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom (Yeah, keep up […]

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iPhone 3G still doing well in the UK

Yes, we’re reporting news about the iPhone 3G again. If you’re not the iPhone type, we’d still suggest that you be all ears for this. Apparently, even after having its fair share of problems and different lawsuits being filed against it, the Apple iPhone 3G is doing fairly well in the UK, reports MobileToday. The […]