A few recent developments have woken us from our 2-year-plan slumber. We’ve been exposed to a very inexpensive unlocked phone in the Nexus 4, and T-Mobile has decided to stop subsidizing phones. If we can get a great unlocked phone for a reasonable price, or a cheaper rate plan with an unsubsidized phone, why shouldn’t we? Are we able to end our dependence on carriers? It’s possible, and maybe even better, to break away from the normal routine.
O2 UK wants mobile industry to stop bundling chargers with their devices
Although it’s hard to single out just one OEM who’s made a mess out of Jelly Bean updates when pretty much everyone has been involved in at least of couple of Android 4.1 snafus, you can’t argue against bashing HTC.
As we inch toward a true global conscience, we are increasingly dependent on being connected. Being connected is what defines us, with things like social media, blogs, and news sites. Here in the USA, we are fortunate to have a huge network of connectivity, but are we doing the right things with our network?
Deal Alert: Free red Samsung Galaxy S3 on O2 for £26 a month, comes with 1GB data usage
Do you know what goes well with Christmas? A red Samsung Galaxy S3 that you can get for a bargain. Here’s one super fine deal for O2 subscribers who are looking to score the red variant of the mighty phone.
Telecommunications regulator sets dates for further 4G rollouts in the UK
It is all well and good having advanced Android phones with support for 4G LTE technology, but those in the UK (which has a population in excess of 60 million people and in Europe has a standard of living second only to Luxembourg) have been limited to just one 4G operator.
Samsung Galaxy Music arrives to the UK via O2, free with contract
Last week we learned that the Samsung Galaxy Music was coming to the UK through O2 in November. As expected, the 3-inch smartphone has now arrived. Best of all, the Galaxy Music is free on contract or just £109.99 off-contract for "pay as you go" users.