Author Archive: Gareth

Seasoned tech blogger. Host of the Tech Addicts podcast.

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By June 2, 2008 Read More →

O2 Fires Staff After iPhone Discount Scam

image Staff at branches of mobile phone retailer O2 have been sacked after using discounts to buy cheap Apple iPhones and then selling them on via the internet.

About half a dozen employees were dismissed from London stores after being caught scooping up job lots of the sought-after handsets.

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By June 2, 2008 Read More →

More new Xperia X1 Pictures and Design Tweaks

imageAccording to The Sony Ericsson Blog the Xperia X1 has had a third update and will have an ‘Xperia Panel’ key and ‘Xperia’ logo under the screen as well as a second colour called  X1 Steel Silver. We have to say that this device looks really nice in the silver and the more pictures we are seeing  of it the more attractive its becoming. High resolution pictures following.

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Vodafone UK Announces New Pricing for Mobile Broadband USBs from June 1st

image From June 1st Vodafone UK’s Mobile Broadband USB modems will be reduced from £99 to £49 on its 30 day contract price plans. The move is part of Vodafone’s commitment to making mobile broadband more accessible for consumers. The price of the ‘3.6mbps USB Modem’ (on all 12/18/24month contracts) will also be reduced by 50% from June 1.

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Pocket Tunes now available for Windows Mobile

 imagePocket Tunes has long been a favourite with Palm users and it is now been made available for Windows Mobile.

  • Jam to your tunes on most Windows Mobile smartphones and PDAs.
  • NEW IN 4.1. Sync your iTunes playlists with your Windows Mobile smartphone or PDA.
  • Play music stored on your phone or on a storage card in your phone.
  • Play hundreds of Internet radio stations from the built-in catalog or tune in to your favorites.
  • View the album artwork for the music you are listening to.
  • Auto-sync your music from your computer and CDs.
  • Access millions of songs from compatible music subscription services.
  • Listen to audio books and podcasts.
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    By June 2, 2008 Read More →

    Kevin Rose says new iPhone this week?

    image Not sure how much Kevin has a leg to stand on with this since he totally blew the last rumor a year ago with the launch of the iPhone. Check out his video, this is an interesting one and quite honestly not sure if I agree with this. What are your thoughts?

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    By June 2, 2008 Read More →

    Mobile Tech Addicts on the T4 Show

    I was very lucky tonight to be able to accept an invitation from Mike Manna of the T4 Show to join him on his podcastimage to discuss mobile phones from a UK perspective. If you haven’t checked out Mikes site please do so and subscribe to his podcast as its a great show.

    We chatted for nearly an hour about UK Networks, Windows Mobile and the iPhone and it was very enjoyable.

    The podcast is available now here

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    By June 1, 2008 Read More →

    Texting on the HTC Diamond

    image If anyone is considering getting a HTC Diamond and is a heavy texter and has concerns over not having a hardware keyboard, check out this video after the break.

    The buttons look really large and easy to use and the response time is very impressive.

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    By June 1, 2008 Read More →

    Samsung take on Nokia with L870 Series 60 Slide Phone

    image Samsung Electronics Co.Ltd, introduced L870, a S60 embedded Smartphone designed for a life-enhancing experience. With an exquisite stainless steel body fully packed with the most-up-to-date OS applications, L870 will upgrade both style and productivity in everyday life.

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    Apple files patent for locating lost objects through iPhone Bluetooth

    image Apple has filed a patent which could help users to track down easily lost objects such as a Bluetooth headset. The document with the title "Location discovery using Bluetooth" surfaced yesterday suggests that an iPhone could de used to ping a Bluetooth-paired device that would react with a high pitched sound or light.

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    By May 31, 2008 Read More →

    WinPwn for iPhone Updated To v1.0.0.3

    image If your into Jailbreaking your iPhone, WinPwn has just beed updated to v1.0.0.3 The new version is more stable than the beta releases, and has a few new features and bug fixes since the last version.

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