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Apple has officially announced that the launch of their ipad in the UK and a number of other countries will be delayed until (probably late) May, confirming the widely held suspicions that the success of the device in the US would cause production problems, in turn limiting the company’s capacity to launch on a worldwide [...]

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This week is the week that the mobile phone world drops everything and eyes up Barcelona, be it from within the sizeable confines of the World Mobile Congress, or sat at home and watching enviably from afar. Traditionally, the World Mobile Congress is the one date when companies are more likely to reel out something [...]

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Having suffered from O2’s exclusive deal and Orange’s quicker introduction of the iPhone when that deal ended, Vodafone are unsurprisingly keen to push for a strong connection to Apple’s next headline grabbing product, the iPad. Vodafone’s CEO spoke extremely positively about the iPad, arguing that the product is likely to improve customer’s mobile experience, and [...]

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US mobile maker Motorola has slipped off a fairly lofty financial perch in recent years, with 2008 seeing the company make an astonishing loss of 4.2 billion dollars across all departments. The recently released Droid – an Android system as yet focused on the US market – was supposed to be the savior, but despite [...]

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After Steve Job’s confirmation on Wednesday that the new Apple iPad will have a 3G option, British mobile phone operators and high street stores are scrambling to win the much-coveted contract AT&T have already snapped up prior to the product’s launch in the US. Major mobile service providers Orange, Vodafone, O2, T-Mobile and the high [...]

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Real tech-heads no doubt already having ordered Google’s impressive looking Nexus One, and we here at Xingtone HQ feel your excitement. In anticipation of the day when the world’s newest and most exciting communications gadget drops onto your doormat, we thought it was high time we gave an overview of the best contract options on [...]

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With Tesco now involved in the iPhone market, and Vodafone also due to join in early in 2010, now is a great time to take stock of the relative deals available in to those who want to get hold of the iconic handset. Tesco’s promise to bring some ‘Tesco value’ to the iPhone has led [...]

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With the iPhone market the subject of intense recent competition following the end to O2’s exclusive contract, the UK market leader have announced a surprising move: they will unlock iPhones for free, providing current users honour the remainder of their contracts, and will make the unlock option available to their pre-pay customers as well.
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Despite numerous consumer complaints about Orange’s download restrictions following the announcement of the company’s iPhone tariffs, Orange have sold in excess of 30,000 handsets in the first day of trading, a new record for a mobile launch, surpassing even O2’s initial handset sales. The considerable sales come as quite a surprise when the current economic [...]

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Only a day after Orange’s announcement that it’ll breaking O2’s exclusive hold on UK sales of the iPhone, Vodafone has followed them into the arena, whilst also picking up permission to sell the phone in the Republic of Ireland. The deal is understood to have been concluded somewhat urgently in the immediate aftermath of [...]

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