UK residents can now get a Nokia Lumia 710, along with a £20 app voucher, for £99.95 on pay-as-you-go with Orange, T-Mobile, or Vodafone.
Everything Everywhere plans to train its staff at Orange and T-Mobile in the UK to focus on mobile operating systems support.
ZTE has admitted that its Score Android smartphone has a security hole that allows anyone with a hard-wired password to access to its root directory.
- First Intel smartphone launching 'later this week,' says CEO Apr 17, 2012, 5:22pm EDT
- Intel Medfield phone benchmarked, outperforms Galaxy Nexus Mar 9, 2012, 7:04am EST
- Intel lays out its plan for Android, will cut chip size in half by 2014 Feb 27, 2012, 1:59pm EST
- All future Android versions to be optimized for Intel as well as ARM; Medfield-based tablet and phone teased Sep 13, 2011, 12:54pm EDT
Vodafone UK announced today that Samsung will make its Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Galaxy S II available via its KIES desktop software tomorrow, with an over the air rollout planned for next Tuesday, April 17th.
- Ofcom approves Orange and T-Mobile plan to launch LTE in UK this year Mar 13, 2012, 3:44pm EDT
- Orange and T-Mobile UK to launch LTE in 2012, pending regulatory approval Feb 23, 2012, 5:08am EST
- O2 LTE service begins trial in London Nov 14, 2011, 10:36am EST
- Delayed spectrum auction could mean no 4G in the UK until 2014 Oct 10, 2011, 2:28pm EDT
Three UK has confirmed that its users are receiving the Galaxy S II ICS update now (connect to the Kies software to do so), and O2 UK says it'll upgrade the phones in the beginning of April. Orange and Vodafone haven't given an ETA, but they have both confirmed that they're working on it, and T-Mobile UK, meanwhile, hasn't even said that it's making progress on the update.
UK telecom authority Ofcom has granted preliminary approval for joint venture Everything Everywhere to bring LTE to Orange and T-Mobile. The office is currently accepting comments and will file a final report in May.
Orange Santa Clara runs Intel's Medfield processor, does just fine with Android apps (hands-on video)
We spent time with the Orange Santa Clara, a new Medfield-powered smartphone coming to the UK and France this summer.
Orange "Santa Clara" is an Android phone based on Intel's reference design. It has a 4-inch 600 x 1024 screen and a 8 megapixel camera, which shoots 1080p video and has a 10-shot-per-second burst mode.
Orange has announced that it will be launching a simplified, text-only version of Facebook in Africa. This version will work through USSD even on phones that do not support a mobile internet connection.
Starting early this year, Orange will begin supporting free access to Wikipedia in 20 African and Middle Eastern countries. Any web-enabled mobile phone with an Orange SIM card will be able to use the site either from a browser or with a special Orange widget.
Today, Orange launched the Tahiti, its second self-branded tablet and the first to sell in the UK. The budget 7-inch tablet is manufactured by Huawei and runs Android 3.2.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting this afternoon that AT&T is talking to T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom about a possible joint venture should its acquisition proposal ultimately fail.