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  • Podcast 110 – Listen in live

    18 September 2014, 1:30 pm by: James Pearce

    Welcome to the live, raw, unedited and often broken version of our podcast. Joining me this week are Ian and Nirave. This weeks topics revolve around Phones4U, readers questions, the iPhone pre-order stampede and our usual chit chat about our mobile goings on.…
  • New Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 comes to town

    18 September 2014, 10:53 am by: Leigh Geary

    A slight improvement in specs, but not a great deal else from what we can see here. The new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is still the same price as last year but with an uplift in specs (2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 805), Dolby Atmos surround sound and a new Dynamic…
  • Kindle Fire HD gets a makeover

    18 September 2014, 9:37 am by: Leigh Geary

    New Kindle Fire HD devices have also been announced today. There’s some funky colours and 6″ or 7″ versions with quad-core 1.5GHz CPU’s, dual cameras and Dolby Digital audio. Price-wise, they’re attractive – the 6″ is £79 and the 7″ is £119.…
  • Two new Kindles announced by Amazon

    18 September 2014, 9:26 am by: Leigh Geary

    Three new Kindles have been announced today. Some may sound familiar but have extra grunt, whilst others are new to the market and have more storage. They are…. Kindle Voyage Costing jsut £169 it’s 7.6mm thick and weighs less than 180 grams. This one has…
  • Those fancy looking OnePlus One covers won’t ever be released

    18 September 2014, 8:30 am by: James Pearce

    When I bought my OnePlus One one of the things I was itching to get hold of was the replaceable backs, they were going to be available in several different materials, such as kevlar, denim and bamboo. Upon receiving mine I set about trying to order the back to…
  • Phones 4u – Could it rise from the flames?

    18 September 2014, 6:28 am by: Leigh Geary

    Could Phones 4u still be saved? A last minute plan is being put into motion to swap some of the money owed to creditors for equity. If EE and Vodafone agree to the plan and start supplying contracts again, it could mean that all jobs are saved. If EE and Voda…
  • Podcast 110 – Ask us some questions

    18 September 2014, 3:00 am by: James Pearce

    Our weekly podcast is just about getting into its stride, we’ve been at it for over two years now and we’d like to involve you guys in it a bit more. So we are going to try something we did ages ago, we want some questions from you lot. Be it questions…
  • Seasonal Cities – Your New Travel Companion

    17 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: John M

    City Guide Books are big business and an almost essential purchase for those visiting a new place on vacation. However like all paper based products they have one major downside, in that they are only as up to date as on the day that they were printed.…
  • Meet your Moto Maker

    17 September 2014, 6:02 am by: Tom Ranson

    Hot on the heels of the Moto Store opening virtually in the UK, Moto Maker has now become available here in the UK too. As predicted when the store opened up, Moto Maker, Motorola’s online phone customisation tool, has become available to us here in the UK.…
  • Camera’s ready, prepare the Flash

    17 September 2014, 4:03 am by: Leigh Geary

    For £49.99 this may look like a watch, but it’s not. This is the “Flash” and will be available mid November from Currys / PC World. It’s a really easy-to-use fitness and sleep monitor. It’s waterproof (for up to 30 metres too) and is made from a…
  • EE refresh SIM Only 4G plans

    17 September 2014, 3:45 am by: Dan

    Today, EE have updated their SIM only pricing here in the UK with data now offered up to 10GB a month. Before now the maximum data allowed on a SIM only deal was just 4GB, a massive drop from the largest 50GB package offered with a handset, however from today…
  • Dropbox Suspends Auto-Upload for iOS 8 Launch **UPDATE*

    17 September 2014, 3:36 am by: Kaleb Butt

    UPDATE Dropbox has released updates to their Dropbox and Carousel apps that fix compatibility issues. Tonight Dropbox announced in a blog post that they are suspending the use of their Camera Upload feature for iOS 8. For those unaware, the feature allows…
  • EE Cash on Tap now available for London Underground

    16 September 2014, 1:39 pm by: Dan

    EE are really pushing forward with their NFC payment service they call ‘Cash on Tap’, and what might be one of the most exciting and most convenient services has just been added. EE customers with the Cash on Tap service can now use this for the London…
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha available today on Voda

    16 September 2014, 6:15 am by: Leigh Geary

    The shiny metallic Galaxy Alpha is now available in a choice of three colours on Vodafone. You can get it on 3G or, if you choose a 4G Red XL or Red XXL plan then you’ll get the double entertainment deal we mentioned last week. Prices start from £38.50 per…
  • Android One starts with India

    16 September 2014, 4:48 am by: James Pearce

    Android One is an idea, an idea that is starting to grow into something that could be huge. The idea of a low cost Android device, with hardware hand picked by Google and the latest software, could be seen as a way for Google and Android manufacturers to make…
  • NFC on the iPhone 6. All you can do is pay with it

    16 September 2014, 4:12 am by: Leigh Geary

    During Mobile World Congress I gained entry to the event via NFC and special app. It was a bit like the a Oyster card system on the Tube here in a London and seemed to work rather well. There was a big push during the event for NFC technologies. NFC tags to…
  • Rumours – what are they worth?

    16 September 2014, 3:26 am by: khellan

    Let’s get the what right out of the way: There’s been a tip from a trusted source that CPW will have the new Nexus device on sale on 1 November. Interesting, right? That gives all us all sorts of possible timelines to work with. But what does that mean?…
  • Vodafone had planned a Phones 4u takeover

    15 September 2014, 2:47 pm by: Leigh Geary

    Sky News is reporting that there’s more to the Phones 4u events of the last few days than at first thought. Vodafone and EE have until now been painted as the villains of the piece, causing Phones 4u to close stores now rather than waiting for the inevitable…
  • EE to buy 80 Phones 4u stores, keep staff?

    15 September 2014, 12:45 pm by: Leigh Geary

    Carphone Warehouse have already extended a helping hand to Phones 4u employees today, with 1,500 jobs on the table for those working in current concessions sites, such as this PC World one.. Now a “source” has told Mobile News that 80 stores have already…
  • Motorola’s online stores make it to our rainy shores

    15 September 2014, 11:25 am by: Tom Ranson

    Firstly, if you have still decided to indulge in this article after reading my terrible rhyming title, thank you. Motorola has, for a short while, been selling their latest generation phones through their own website in the US. This current generation has been…

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