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No UK launch. Smallish screen. Why Amazon may have missed trick with its Fire smartphone

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It has been rumoured for years but last night Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos finally took the wraps of its debut smartphone - the Fire. Due to launch in the US in July - but no UK availability lined up yet - it takes an Android heart and layers all kinds of Amazon trickery on top…

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The Apple iPhone 5C UK pricing and availability

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The iPhone 5c comes in blue, green, pink, yellow and white and will be available in the UK for a suggested retail price of £469 (£390.83 ex VAT) for the 16GB model and £549 (£457.50 ex VAT) for the 32GB model. The iPhone 5c will be available from the Apple Online Store, Apple's retail stores,…

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Google Nexus 7 tablet lands in the UK – Nexus 4 mobi gets a price cut

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Some big-ish news from Google today which today brings the Nexus 7 tablet to the UK while at the same time announcing a price cut on its, Nexus 4 handset. The tablet comes in two flavours - a 16GB model will set you back £199, while the 32GB model is a still very competitive £239.…

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Vodafone announces July UK launch for Huawei's big screen Ascend Mate

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When it was announced Huawei's Ascend Mate had the biggest screen on a phone so far at 6.1 inches. That size has since been eclipsed by this monster, but if you want a big screen mobile it is well worth looking at then Mate. And the good news is that Vodafone has confirmed today that…

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Huawei debuts world's thinnest smartphone – the Ascend P6

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Huawei has come up with some surprises over the last few months and here's yet another. The Ascend P6, which it debuted today, is the thinnest smartphone ever created. The 4.7inch screen mobile comes in at just 6.18mm, which is slimmer than all its rivals. Incidentally the phone to get anywhere near that is the…

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BlackBerry Q5 – launch date and UK prices revealed by retailer

Ashley Norris Blackberry, Gadgets & Apps, Phones 1 Comment

An interesting spot by the team at Omio which has noted that one UK retailer has got a price and on sale date for the BlackBerry Q5. Announced last month the Q5 is the cut down version of its handset the Q10 - that's the one with the proper QWERTY keypad. It has a similar…

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Nokia Lumia 925 lands on Three – on sale June 21st

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Three has announced that Nokia's new flagship Windows Mobile phone, the Lumia 925, is now available for pre-order and will be on sale from 21 June. It follows Vodafone and O2 which made similar announcements recently. The handset will cost £35 a month on Three's Ultimate Internet 500 plan and £37 a month on The…

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Google's Samsung Galaxy S4 not coming to the UK

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A few days ago during Google I/O the company took the wraps off a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that also incorporated a Google Nexus experience. the key difference between it and the existing version of the S4 is that Google version would run stock Android Jelly Bean and that means it is much…

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Vodafone announces UK pricing and availability for BlackBerry Q10

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Good news if you are one of the many people waiting to get your mitts on BlackBerry Q10 - the OS 10 handset that comes with an old school QWERTY keyboard. The device has just gone up for pre-order in the UK via Vodafone. The handset will be available from free to around £37 per…

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Samsung to drop Galaxy Mega with a 6.3inch screen – coming to UK in May!

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It has been rumoured for a while now but Samsung has today confirmed that it will drop a pair of large screen phones called The Galaxy Mega. The handset will come in two editions - one with a 5.8inch screen - the other with a 6.3inch screen - the biggest screen on a Samsung handset…

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UK launch of BlackBerry Q10 (the one with the keyboard) coming soon

Ashley Norris Blackberry, Gadgets & Apps, Phones 1 Comment

Cast your mind back to January when BlackBerry took the wraps off its all new great hope the Z10. At the same time it also unveiled another handset that was in a more traditional BlackBerry style design in the Q10. The big differences between the two is that, just how BB lovers like it, the…

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