Archive for June, 2010

Silver BlackBerry Curve 8520 on Orange

8520 Silver

I just spotted this as ‘coming soon’ over on the Orange website. While the BlackBerry Curve 8520 maybe a low end device compared to the BlackBerry Bold we must not forget that for under £150 on PAYG and then only £5 per month for the BlackBerry Internet Service the Curve 8520 is a real bargain.

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Vodafone to offer iPhone 4

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Vodafone UK will launch iPhone 4, the thinnest smartphone in the world with the highest resolution display ever built into a phone, in the UK on June 24. For more information on pricing and tariff plans, please visit For more information on iPhone 4 please visit

Network update from Vodafone UK:

Vodafone UK continues to build and maintain the best possible 3G network, designed to get the most from the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 4. This year alone, Vodafone has been recognised as ‘Best Network’ by Mobile News and Mobile Magazine. Furthermore, an independent survey, commissioned by O2 earlier this year, came to the conclusion that Vodafone’s network is the fastest in the UK for mobile web browsing.
Several recent reports from YouGov praised Vodafone’s network. The research showed that Vodafone UK:

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Orange to stock iPhone 4

iphone4 I’m sure that by now you will have heard all about the iPhone 4 which was announced yesterday at Apple’s WWDC event. It was a mammoth two hour presentation during which Steve Jobs spoke about all the new hardware features of iPhone 4 as well as the new version of the iPhone OS which will now be know as iOS4.

The question that almost everyone has at the moment is when can I buy one and how much will it cost. Well you’ll be able to pre-order from the 15th June and the iPhone 4 will start shipping on the 24th June – not long at all.

In a tweet last night, our friend Conor from Orange confirmed that Orange will indeed have iPhone 4:

Great news folks – Orange UK to launch iPhone 4 on June 24th – not too long to wait!

We hope to have more news throughout today so please stay tuned!


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Orange releasing iPhone 4 on June 24th


Brimming with information and pushing the boat out on updates Orange whispers from the back of today’s excitement that they too will be all over the iPhone.

That is all.

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iPhone 4 announced

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The much anticipated iPhone 4 has just been officially announced in the States at Apples WWDC event.

While the new name, iPhone 4, clearly didn’t take too much brain storming I am okay with it. Just like Apple to keep it simple.

So lets cut to the chase and tell you what is new with iPhone 4 which should be launching June 24th.

Here are the juicy bits:

The stainless steel band around the iPhone 4 is an antenna system.

3.5 inch screen but with a retina display. 326 pixels per inch which Apple claim is actually more than the human eye can see.

7 hours 3G talk, 6 hours 3G browsing, 10 hours Wi-Fi browsing, 10 hours video, 40 hours of music, and 300 hours of standby.

A4 processor like in the iPad.

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iPhone 4 on O2 Special upgrade deal to be offered to in contract customers


O2 will launch iPhone 4, the thinnest smartphone in the world with the highest resolution display ever built into a phone on 24th June.
To make it as easy as possible for O2 customers still in contract to get their hands on a new iPhone, O2 will offer a limited time special upgrade offer. Further details will be announced in the coming days.
To support the launch of iPhone 4, O2 has created a dedicated website for the latest news and updates where customers can hear details ahead of the new iPhone going on sale.
O2 has a unique history in supporting the iPhone in the UK over the past three years. Customers benefit from great value tariffs, including access to thousands of public Wi-Fi hotspots, an intelligent network developed with insight from the iPhone in mind, the expertise of O2 Gurus in store and iPhone specialists in customer service, as well as unique features such as Visual Voicemail.
“Apple has once again raised the bar with the iPhone 4,” said Ronan Dunne, UK Chief Executive of O2. “With 3 years’ experience in selling the iPhone we are well placed to support the new device with the best overall experience, including making it easy for new and existing customers to get their hands one.”

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HTC Desire shortages and HD2s are faulty



Dealers have complained of a shortage of HTC Desire (pictured) handsets just two months after its launch, criticising the manufacturer for underestimating demand.

One dealer said: “The HTC Desire is a fantastic phone, but we just don’t get the stock.”

Another said: “We need the stock to meet the demand. It’s so frustrating to tell customers they’ll have to come back in a few days, and risk losing them altogether.”

The HTC Desire was backed by the Taiwanese firm’s biggest-ever marketing campaign at launch, twinned with the HTC Legend. It said sales since launch have been double that of any other HTC device in an equivalent timeframe.

Meanwhile, repair centres have complained of problems with the digitiser on the HTC HD2 and claimed parts are hard to obtain.

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iPhone 4 arriving June 24th

apple-wwdc-2010-395-rm-engSteve Jobs took to the stage today and announced the most anticipated phone of the year. No not that one, the iPhone 4!

With all the excitement Apple have delivered a rather impressive product with an equally impressive price tag. Whilst not cheap the value on offer here is second to none. Nothing yet on prices in the UK and I’m sure there will be a little extra added to the top just to annoy us Brits. However, At&t have also offered a little extra value by helping people upgrade with out crucifying them, like in previous years. Read on for a rough outline of the specs:

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Motorola MILESTONE™ XT720 announced

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BASINGSTOKE, UK – June 7, 2010 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced MILESTONET XT720, one of the world’s slimmest 8 Megapixel AndroidT smartphones and the first to have a Xenon Flash. 

This sleek (10.9mm), capacitive touch Android 2.1 phone also features a high definition (HD) video experience and enhanced media and mobile internet capabilities for users who expect the latest in technology and the ultimate smartphone experience.

Ralf Gerbershagen, vice president and general manager for Motorola’s Mobile Devices business in Western Europe said, “MILESTONE XT720 is one of the most powerful phones in Motorola’s current smartphone range. Slim, sophisticated and technically savvy, MILESTONE XT720 is a high performance device designed for those who are actively engaged in both their work and social lives.

“With MILESTONE XT720, Motorola has taken yet another step towards eliminating the barriers for consumers to creating and consuming media on the go.”

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New iPhone day has arrived


Today is the day that millions of Apple fans have been waiting for. WWDC (Apple Worldwide Developer Conference) kicks off in the States and top of the announcements will be the new iPhone. We have seen some leaked info already but it will be great to hear the official spec and also what it will be called. Will it be 4G or HD or something totally new?

As well as the iPhone we should also see some Mac announcements as well as some App news. Exciting stuff.

Rather than me waffle on, why not check back with us after 6PM (UK) tonight for some news hot off the press.

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