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Five year veteran of the site. BlackBerry specialist, but experienced in most operating systems. Enjoys flower arranging and cross stitch.

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By April 2, 2013 Read More →

Samsung Galaxy S4 UK processor clarified


This one’s just clearing up a wee bit of confusion that may have been surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S4. Just to clarify in case you were not aware the device will have a quad-core processor not an octa-core as originally expected.

Expansys have the SGS4 up for pre-order if you fancy picking up one SIM free – and it looks to be a real monster!

You can catch the full specs of the Samsung Galaxy S4 below.

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By March 29, 2013 Read More →

Sony Xperia Tablet Z expected in stock mid May


Expansys dropped me a line today to let us know that the Xperia Tablet Z is (hopefully) going to be in stock with them on May 17th – although these dates do change sometimes.

Pricing is not yet confirmed but there will be a range of devices including a 4G variant.

More news as we get it.


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By March 29, 2013 Read More →

Time for some Friday fun

Friday Fun


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By March 28, 2013 Read More →

Alcatel One Touch EVO 7 is now available on Three


The Alcatel One Touch EVO 7 tablets (3G and Wi-Fi variants) are now available online at and in all Three stores.

The affordable Alcatel One Touch EVO 7 runs using Google Android to make the most of 600,000 apps and games from Google Play. Both variants of this tablet come with Wi-Fi, making it easy to browse the web and chat to friends online whether using wireless internet at home or in a coffee shop.

With a 7-inch screen, a thickness of 11mm and weighing in at only 430g, the Alcatel One Touch EVO 7 is perfectly sized to hold in one hand. Packing a super clear 7-inch TFT touchscreen display, the tablet is also ideal for watching movies, video chats and viewing friends’ latest social media pics. Plus, the device also features a fast 1GHz processor meaning people can play quick-paced games, such as the latest version of Temple Run.

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By March 28, 2013 Read More →

Have you picked up a BlackBerry Z10? Why not get the free tracyandmatt app?

A bit of a blatant plug this one but if you are a new BlackBerry 10 user and visit our site daily you may prefer to do so from the tracyandmatt BlackBerry 10 app. It’s free to download from BlackBerry World and contains no adverts, but what it does give you is a nicer reading experience compared to using the browser on the device.

Have many of you picked up the Z10? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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By March 28, 2013 Read More →

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes up for pre-order


Here in the UK the Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available to pre-order from a few of our carriers. Both Three and EE dropped us an email today to confirm the details and Phones 4U are also offering it too.

As things stand at the moment, if you want 4G you will be restricted to EE (as long as you have LTE coverage) but saying that I can get some pretty awesome 3G speeds from Three anyway.

Head on over to the respective websites to place your orders. I suspect this one may well be popular!


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By February 12, 2013 Read More →

Nokia announce the Asha 310 sporting dual SIM

Asha 310

While Nokia’s Symbian OS may be losing subscribers worldwide, the Finnish company are still releaseing new hardware as this week sees the annoucement of the Asha 310. With Dual SIM and WiFi support the well priced device may well appeal to many smartphone users who currently have to carry two phones due to single SIM’s.

With Nokia’s built-in Easy Swap Dual SIM technology, consumers can use the external slot on the Nokia Asha 310 to insert a secondary SIM card, while keeping their principal SIM card in place behind the battery. The Nokia Asha 310 puts the user in control, with the ability to shift between SIM cards for personal or work use without turning off the phone. They can also swap SIM cards while on-the-go, to get the best available tariffs when commuting. Nokia Easy Swap Dual SIM makes it possible to assign and store unique profiles for up to five SIM cards. Users can designate SIM cards for text, voice and data and switch between them at their convenience.

The addition of Wi-Fi in the Nokia Asha 310 gives users a fast and easy way to enjoy more online, including streaming videos from YouTube or downloading the 40 free EA Games from Nokia Store. The ability to connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots whether at home or on the go means users aren’t constrained by their data plan.

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By February 11, 2013 Read More →

Motorola RAZR HD now in stock at Expansys


Looking to pick up a new high end Android smartphone SIM free? You could do a lot worse than thinking about the Motorola RAZR HD which Expansys now have in stock. The SIM free price is a reasonable £419.99 which also includes free shipping.

Designed to keep up with you all day, Motorola RAZRT HD is built for action. With a slim, premium design, beautiful 4.7-inch HD display and the best of Google, Motorola RAZR HD will keep you entertained and connected all day – on a single charge.

Now you can watch everything on-the-go in stunning HD detail. Movies, photos, magazines and websites shine through with vibrant clarity on Motorola RAZR HD’s 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD display. It’s the same display you’d expect from an HDTV – except in a much smaller package.

Motorola RAZR HD has the premium design materials you expect from the Motorola RAZR family, including a Corning® Gorilla® Glass display, DuPont KEVLAR® fiber and splash-guard coating.

Order the RAZR HD here.


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By February 8, 2013 Read More →

Samsung Galaxy S III Ultrafast – available now on Three


Enjoy the ultimate mobile internet experience with the Samsung Galaxy S III Ultrafast on our Ultrafast network. Now available online at and in all Three stores from the 12th February.

Inspired by nature and designed for humans, this beautifully crafted phone has a large 4.8-inch, HD Super AMOLED display which fits more of the content people love on one screen.
It comes in Marble White and Pebble Blue, is loaded with smart features and even knows when you’re looking at it so the screen doesn’t turn off. By vibrating, the Galaxy S III Ultrafast lets you know when you have missed a message or call, and you can call your friends by simply moving the phone towards your ear. A simple voice command is enough to wake the phone from the lock screen.
Boasting a quad-core processor, it comes with a large battery capacity to match so there’s less worry about the device unexpectedly powering down while enjoying HD clips on your commute home. The intuitive smartphone also includes an 8 megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash as well as a 1.9 megapixel front camera for video calls with friends and family.
Sylvia Chind, Head of Devices at Three said, “Following the phenomenal success of the Samsung Galaxy S III last year, we’re pleased to now offer the Ultrafast ready Galaxy S III. Built with the technology to work on our advanced network* you’ll be able to enjoy the ultimate mobile internet experience on Three.
The Samsung Galaxy S III Ultrafast is available for £34 a month with an upfront cost of £29 on the Ultimate Internet 500 plan and for £36 a month with an upfront cost of £29 on The One Plan – both with a guarantee of no surprise out-of-bundle data charges and All-You-Can-Eat data – giving you the latest technology with no price premium.
The device is also available on Pay As You Go for £449.99 plus a top up. All in One 15 costs £15 and gives 30-day access to all-you-can-eat data along with 300 any-network minutes and 3,000 texts. Or All in One 25 costs £25 and offers 500 minutes, 3,000 texts and all-you-can-eat data for a 30-day period.

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By February 8, 2013 Read More →

White Motorola RAZR i now in stock SIM free at Expansys


Been waiting to buy the Motorola RAZR i in white SIM free? You can now as Expansys have received stock and are waiting to ship you one. In addition you could also win a Virgin Day Experience which sounds pretty neat.

4.3 inches of gorgeous edge-to-edge, AMOLED HD screen means you can be absorbed into your media like never before on the Motorola Razr I. Constructed from high quality materials, it’s as amazing to hold as it is to look at. It has an air-craft grade aluminium frame, tough Corning Gorilla Glass to protect the display from knocks and a splash-proof layering. It’s very light (126g) and the 8.9mm thickness justifies the Razr name.

Intel power growls underneath the striking exterior. Despite it being a single core processor Intel has managed to defy possibilities by squeezing dual core power from its 2GHz chip. This breezes through the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system – Jelly Bean available in due course. In terms of connectivity and memory, the Razr I has 8GB of memory built in, this can be expanded though thanks to the 32GB memory card slot. NFC is built in too.

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