BlackBerry Bold 9790 hitting the UK in January

O2 and Vodafone are both expected to offer the BlackBerry Bold 9790 in the UK. O2’s website already features a product page for the device which, in addition to an overview and key features listing, simply states “Coming Soon: January.”

Nov 18, 2011, 8:25 AM,  by Charlene S.,  1 comment
Emporia RL1 Review

The Emporia RL1 is a phone built with the elderly in mind. It features a big numeric keypad, a high contrast OLED display, a minimalistic user interface, an LED flashlight, and a docking station has been included in the set...

6.5
Nov 17, 2011, 8:52 AM,  by Nick T.,  8 comments
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus officially on sale in UK

As of 8 AM this morning GMT, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus officially went on sale in the UK through Phones4U, but will come to other major carriers in the next few days according to Google...

Nov 17, 2011, 7:49 AM,  by Michael H.,  22 comments
Czech carrier drops the iPhone from its portfolio, says Apple asks too much

The Czech subsidiary of Telefonica has decided not to offer Apple's iPhone 4S, or any other iPhone, for that matter. The spokesperson has cited Apple's business terms to be the main culprit for that decision...

Nov 03, 2011, 9:42 AM,  by Daniel P.,  42 comments
RIM stock rebounds on Vodafone acquisition rumors

RIM’s stock has made quite a run yesterday, going up after months of nearly constant decline and it all seems based on a rumor about Vodafone acquiring the Canadian phone maker…

Oct 06, 2011, 7:48 AM,  by Victor H.,  5 comments
BlackBerry Torch 9810 now available in the UK

The BlackBerry Torch 9810 has just been made available to UK customers that have their service through O2, Vodafone and Three while Orange and T-Mobile have yet to join the party…

Sep 30, 2011, 9:16 AM,  by Ian M.,  1 comment
HTC Runnymede and its Beats Audio branding make an appearance on YouTube

The HTC Runnymede, branded with the Beats Audio logo as we are shown several times during a video on YouTube, makes an impressive appearance while the camera tries hard to keep the device centered; we get a good look at the 4.7 inch Super LCD display on the device...

Sep 24, 2011, 8:44 PM,  by Alan F.,  27 comments

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BlackBerry Curve 9360 is going to be available in the UK through O2 and Vodafone

Wasting very little time after its official announcement, both Vodafone and O2 in the UK will be selling the upcoming BlackBerry Curve 9360 – albeit, there is still no confirmation regarding its release date and pricing...

Aug 23, 2011, 11:40 AM,  by John V.,  1 comment
Vodafone UK and Germany announces the availability of carrier billing with Android Market purchases

Great news coming to Vodafone UK and Germany customers as the wireless operator announced the availability of carrier billing with Android Market purchases. That surely sounds awesome for many people who are less willing...

Aug 19, 2011, 3:00 PM,  by John V.,  1 comment
Facebook friendly Vodafone 555 now on sale

The Vodafone 555, which features its own version of the Facebook button, has been released and will only burn a hole in your pocket to the tune of £62.50 (or $102) and won’t burden you with a contract…

Aug 15, 2011, 8:48 AM,  by Ian M.,  2 comments
Vodafone UK starts selling the BlackBerry Bold 9900 starting today

For those people in the UK playing nice, they can pick up the highly anticipated BlackBerry Bold 9900 through Vodafone UK for as low as free on monthly plans that start at 41 GBP per month or higher. In fact, the wireless operator...

Aug 12, 2011, 1:00 PM,  by John V.,  0 comments
Samsung Galaxy S Plus packs beefier hardware inside the shell of the original model

Interestingly enough, it appears that the original model is getting a slight refresh in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S Plus – and boy does that plus mean more! Specifically, it retains the shell and design of the original...

Aug 11, 2011, 9:25 AM,  by John V.,  6 comments
Vodafone UK is gearing up to ship out the Blackberry Bold 9900 come August 16th

Specifically, those who manage to beat out the crowd to place a pre-order of the device through Vodafone UK’s web site will find that the Bold 9900 will ship starting on August 16th, which is just literally a little over a week...

Aug 08, 2011, 8:55 AM,  by John V.,  1 comment
White Samsung Galaxy S II is bound for Vodafone UK

Everyone’s favorite smartphone color nowadays is obviously going to be gracing the almighty Samsung Galaxy S II, but we’re getting confirmation that Vodafone UK will be selling the white version of the handset very...

Aug 02, 2011, 1:59 PM,  by John V.,  10 comments
Verizon Wireless starts paying the piper - $4.5 billion dividend payment goes to Vodafone

Verizon is finally debt-free, and will pay out part of its profits as dividend to the owners Vodafone and Verizon Communications - $4.5 billion goes to Voda, while $5.5 are reserved for the majority stake-owner - come January 31st 2012...

Aug 01, 2011, 7:09 AM,  by Daniel P.,  11 comments
Firmware update for Vodafone's HTC 7 Trophy addresses minor performance issues

Vodafone HTC 7 Trophy owners are getting a minor firmware update right now that corrects some of the problematic issues that some people are experiencing. As much as they’d love to see Mango arrive earlier than...

Jul 29, 2011, 2:00 PM,  by John V.,  2 comments
Vodafone 555 Blue is a 2G-only prepaid phone that has its very own Facebook button

Targeting the prepaid market, the Vodafone 555 Blue is a portrait QWERTY messaging device that boasts quick access to Facebook with its recognizable and dedicated Facebook button. However, instead of being some...

Jul 28, 2011, 10:36 AM,  by John V.,  6 comments
Vodafone gets the exclusive red Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo

Phone manufacturers finally seem to be opening up to more aggressive colors outside of the norm, as Vodafone UK will be the exclusive carrier for the red Sony Ericsson Xxperia Neo smartphone…

Jul 06, 2011, 10:31 AM,  by Ian M.,  1 comment
Vodafone's Google Nexus One is finally getting its Gingerbread update

Even though it’s still getting its fair share of the latest version of Android, owners of Vodafone’s Google Nexus One have been waiting patiently for the software update for Gingerbread to arrive – while others have...

Jul 05, 2011, 10:19 AM,  by John V.,  1 comment
HTC EVO 3D listed as “coming soon” on Vodafone UK's web page

Well, this didn't take long. The GSM version of the HTC EVO 3D may have been announced only yesterday, but Vodafone UK is already teasing us with a listing of the smartphone on its web page...

Jun 28, 2011, 8:56 AM,  by Nick T.,  0 comments
UK carriers join in on mobile payments, iPhone users more willing to try it out

The big four UK carriers join forces to explore an NFC mobile payment network. According to the latest study, iOS users are more likely to try this out than Android owners...

Jun 17, 2011, 8:13 AM,  by Daniel P.,  4 comments
The LG Ego is a feature phone for Vodafone packed with Wi-Fi to boost its ego

When you see the term ego used with a handset, you’re probably expecting to find something that’s sporting the most cutting edge hardware – while complemented with an equally over the top design to boost...

Jun 14, 2011, 2:34 PM,  by John V.,  2 comments
Android 2.3.3 update for Vodafone's Xperia PLAY & Arc packs new Facebook UI

Not only are the handsets being bumped up to the latest version of Gingerbread, but the software update packs along some additional perks that should appease owners. Specifically, it brings forth a few different bug...

Jun 03, 2011, 11:11 AM,  by John V.,  2 comments
Vodafone UK is selling the HTC Sensation for free on monthly plans starting at £35 & up

Keeping its promise, the highly anticipated HTC Sensation is finally available for purchase with Vodafone UK – thus, living up to the May 19th release date it was given a while back. This beauty of a smartphone will no doubt attract...

May 19, 2011, 10:27 AM,  by John V.,  7 comments
Huawei U8160 is rebranded to the budget friendly Vodafone Smart

Essentially a rebranded Huawei U8160 for Vodafone, this budget-friendly Android 2.2 Froyo powered smartphone should suffice most people who want to get their feet wet with the open platform. Some of its features...

May 16, 2011, 12:58 PM,  by John V.,  0 comments
European Commission to propose roaming and data charges slash with 40% and more by 2014

40% reduction in roaming charges to EUR 0.24 per minute, and data charges of EUR 0.9 per 1MB, compared to EUR 2.5 now, will go into a European Commission proposal in the next weeks, ready to be rammed down carriers' throats...

May 16, 2011, 7:23 AM,  by Daniel P.,  2 comments
Vodafone UK & Three UK are confirmed to sell the BlackBerry Bold 9900

Looking across the big pond, we’re hearing word that both Vodafone UK and Three UK will also be joining the club in selling the next-generation Bold. However, there is still no word on an exact date of when it’ll be available...

May 03, 2011, 11:12 PM,  by John V.,  0 comments
Vodafone to be joined by Orange, T-Mo and Three in offering the HTC Sensation

We bet the mobile lovers in the UK are a happy bunch, as it's strongly rumored that no less than four UK carriers will offer the newly-announced HTC Sensation...

Apr 13, 2011, 7:38 AM,  by Alex I.,  0 comments
Vodafone Germany's CEO is optimistic about the Nokia-Microsoft deal

At the 2011 CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Vodafone Germany's CEO expressed an optimistic outlook for the Nokia-Microsoft partnership; but will that optimism from carriers be enough to revive Nokia's market share?...

Mar 02, 2011, 9:38 PM,  by Ken N.,  0 comments
Motorola PRO is the European DROID Pro

With identical specs as the Motorola DROID Pro, but the European 3G frequencies front and center, the Motorola PRO is coming to Europe at a yet-undisclosed time and price...

Feb 14, 2011, 3:19 AM,  by Daniel P.,  0 comments
Vodafone's register site for the Google Nexus S is live - available in black & white

Vodafone customers are eagerly waiting to finally fetch themselves the Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered Google Nexus S – and they’re only getting closer to that reality. Today, the carrier announced that they’ll...

Feb 09, 2011, 4:51 PM,  by John V.,  1 comment
Handful of operators around the world will soon be selling the Google Nexus S

Not only is Vodafone going to be offering the highly prized smartphone shortly, but it appears that a handful of carriers around the world will be selling the device in the coming weeks. From the looks of it all...

Feb 08, 2011, 2:00 PM,  by John V.,  2 comments
HTC Desire 2 is snapped in the wild & found in Vodafone Germany's inventory system

Now, an actual photo of the Android powered handset was snapped recently and quickly resembles the one found with the rendered shot. Meanwhile, we’re beginning to hear the subtle rumblings about its high...

Feb 06, 2011, 2:06 PM,  by John V.,  0 comments
LG Optimus 3D will be bringing the third dimension to Vodafone

Needless to say that everyone will want to check out this handset up close and personal when it’s finally in the flesh, but at least Vodafone customers can count on the handset to make its presence known some time...

Feb 04, 2011, 1:31 PM,  by John V.,  1 comment
Nokia E7 & Sony Ericsson Xperia arc are "coming soon" to Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK customers have plenty to look forward to now that both the business centric Nokia E7 and multimedia powerhouse Sony Ericsson Xperia arc have made their way to Vodafone’s web site as...

Feb 03, 2011, 12:37 PM,  by John V.,  0 comments
White Nexus S is captured on film in its full glory; bound for Vodafone

The handset in question was recently snapped on film showing us the pristine white back cover of the Nexus S – which follows accordingly to what we saw in the rendered images. As you can tell, the back of the...

Jan 27, 2011, 4:51 PM,  by John V.,  0 comments
Vodafone Germany’s inventory system reveals a white iPhone 4 model

The never ending saga of the mythical white iPhone 4 model continues as Vodafone Germany's inventory system recently listed the smartphone in its inventory. With it, the only concrete information...

Jan 17, 2011, 5:42 PM,  by John V.,  5 comments
Carriers might start charging for data based on the sites you are visiting

Carriers are exploring ways to slice and dice your monthly fee, depending on usage patterns. If you are just updating your Facebook status or chatting on Skype every now and then, you will be charged differently than if, say, you throw the daily top ten YouTube videos in the mix...

Dec 20, 2010, 6:51 AM,  by Daniel P.,  4 comments
HTC Magic getting a dose of Froyo

The HTC Magic for the Vodafone UK network is getting a taste of frozen yogurt in the form of Android software 2.2.1, much like the update its T-Mobile USA brother the HTC myTouch 3G has already begun receiving over-the-air…

Dec 15, 2010, 1:52 AM,  by PhoneArena Team,  0 comments
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