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Carphone Warehouse takes pre-orders for Sony Experia Z3

It isn’t all about the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus you know! There are other smartphones out there that are being eagerly anticipated including the new Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact devices. Now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse,  the mobile retailer will be stocking the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact handset exclusively in green (see above) as well as in …

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Chris PriceCarphone Warehouse takes pre-orders for Sony Experia Z3
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Contactless payments arrive on London Underground

There is nothing more frustrating than being in a hurry to catch your train on the London Underground only to find you have no money left on your Oyster card, so you have to go and join the massive queue at the ticket machine. Well, from today, that will no longer be a problem. Transport for London has now introduced …

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Stuart O'ConnorContactless payments arrive on London Underground
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Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit 4m – many to wait until October for new models

It’s good news for Apple. Not such great news if you are hoping to get your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus any day soon. Apple said today it hit a record in first-day preorders for its new phones, reaching over four million pre-orders in the first 24 hours. But the Californian based company also confirmed on Monday that demand for …

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Chris PriceApple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit 4m – many to wait until October for new models
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Phones 4u goes into administration. Are EE and Vodafone to blame?

  Sad news for the 5,596 people who work for retail chain Phones 4u. Or anyone who has pre-ordered an iPhone 6 for that matter who will now probably not get their handset. The company went into administration last night and will not open its doors today.The reason, it seems, is because the mobile phone networks had refused to provide …

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Chris PricePhones 4u goes into administration. Are EE and Vodafone to blame?
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iPhone 6 Plus dispatch delayed?

It looks like Apple already can’t keep up with demand: Pre-ordering an iPhone 6 Plus from the Apple website pushes the dispatch date back beyond the September 19th release date. According to Phone Reviews a dispatch date of “3-4 weeks” is now being reported for certain configurations of the phone, including the 64GB version in Space Grey, Silver and Gold. …

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James O'MalleyiPhone 6 Plus dispatch delayed?
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iPhone 6 pre-orders begin

There’s a palpable sense of excitement in the air this morning as pre-orders for the iPhone 6 begin. The new phone and its 6 Plus variant is available, well, pretty much everywhere: O2, Vodafone, EE, Carphone Warehouse, Phones4U and Three are all offering the phone in the UK. It’s clearly a big event: at the time of writing the EE …

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James O'MalleyiPhone 6 pre-orders begin
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GiffGaff UK drops its Unlimited mobile broadband data plan

Mobile service provider GiffGaff is removing the “Unlimited Internet” component of two of its top monthly SIM-only plans, according to ISPreview. The site reports that from September 24, the allowance will be replaced by a capped quota of just a few gigabytes and a new traffic management change will drop some speeds to just 300Kbps (0.3Mbps). “At present, GiffGaff offers …

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Stuart O'ConnorGiffGaff UK drops its Unlimited mobile broadband data plan

Microsoft finally killing off the Nokia name for good

We’ve known for some time that now that Microsoft own’s Nokia’s phone division it will be phasing out the Nokia name – the brand wasn’t part of the sale. But now we have more details on exactly how that will be happening. Geek On Gadgets has got hold of an internal document outlining how the brand will work. It seems …

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft finally killing off the Nokia name for good
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iPhone 5S and 5C get a £100 price cut

In unsurprising news, the older iPhone models have received a price cut, following last night’s iPhone 6 / 6 Plus announcement. As our sister website ShinyShiny reports… “You can now get your hands on an unlocked iPhone 5S or 5C for £100 less than you would have paid if you bought one this time yesterday. The iPhone 5S is now …

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James O'MalleyiPhone 5S and 5C get a £100 price cut
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Is Bono the Gavrilo Princip of a new era of corporate control and digital oppression?

At the flick of a switch last night, Apple distributed U2’s latest album to over 500m iTunes customers. And without us asking, the very worst example of corporate dad-rock began to appear on all of our phones, tablets and computers. Whilst in a just world, the act of inflicting Bono on an already suffering world would surely be enough to …

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James O'MalleyIs Bono the Gavrilo Princip of a new era of corporate control and digital oppression?