How awesome is Sony’s Xperia Z? Pretty awesome, right? And not just on paper, as it’s been collecting rave review after rave review, including from our own Joshua Vergara.
EE intends to close 78 of their 700 retail stores before the end of April this year, as a result of having too many stores in close proximity to each other.
Terms like 4G and LTE have been tossed around with abandon the past year or so. Every carrier is either touting their LTE network, or promising you’ll have it soon. LTE is definitely our future, but it’s not our present. We are on the brink of some really fast data transmission speeds, so let’s get to know our new friend LTE. Is it really the new Standard? More importantly, when will you get it?
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?
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.
If you’re in the UK, chances are you’ve been waiting with baited breath over the eventual release of this monster device. Well, the wait comes to an end next Tuesday, when Vodafone, O2, T-Mobile and Orange start taking orders through Phones4u, a well known UK retailer.
Everything Everywhere, the alliance between carriers Orange and T-Mobile, has been given the green light by Ofcom to roll out 4G networks in the UK from September 11, well ahead of the scheduled auction. Consumers may be pleased, but competitors O2 and Vodafone definitely aren’t.
Motorola Razr XT910 owners, the time to enjoy that sweet Ice Cream Sandwich update has finally come. It seems Motorola is ready to roll out the Android 4.0 update for the GSM version of its Razr phone. Aside from reaching T-Mobile UK’s Motorola Razr, the Android 4.0 ICS update should also be heading to several European countries.
With technology enthusiasts in the United States still not knowing when (and for what price) to expect the Galaxy S3, Sammy’s new flagship phone, things are starting to shape up in Europe. UK’s most important carriers have officially announced when they’ll put the phone up for sale and how much it will cost. The good news is that you’ll be able to get the Galaxy S3 free of charge. The bad news is that not all carriers offer the next Galaxy for free, and those that do require some hefty new plans to be activated. Vodafone will be the first…
Russell and I spent a few minutes checking out the T-Mobile Pulse mini at the 2010 Mobile World Congress event. The Pulse mini is an Android 2.1 smartphone with a QVGA resistive touchscreen display that is also marketed as the Huawei U8110 (it is made by Huawei). Check out the video to see the interesting homescreen system on the Pulse Mini. You’ll find more photos of the phone after the jump. [via MobileBurn]