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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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Ever considered the idea that you might wake up one morning and find your smart phone’s not working in any kind of connective way? British network providers have, and they’re fretting about it in a major way. Normally that would be the biggest phone story of the week, but this week’s been a busy one. [...]

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We’ve wiggled our way through the April Fool’s jokes (Google’s animal translator was particularly impressive) to bring you what we’re 99% sure is our usual dose of reliable news. The biggest story for mobile users in the UK, of course, is the piece we bought you from OfCom earlier in the week, on putting a [...]

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With the busiest mobile week of the year just behind us, we’ve still managed to dig you out a selection of interesting news from the past few days. Palm’s financial results, an app for saving money on cabs in London and Scribd’s attempt to take on the big boys all feature this week.

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The controversial ongoing saga surrounding Orange’s merger with T-Mobile, a move that will produce the UK’s larger mobile service provider, is looking closer and closer to getting the go ahead, with only the possibility of late challenges from Vodafone and O2 standing in the way.
The main concern voiced by the European Commission over the merger [...]

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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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A mobile industry deal long assumed to be a mere matter of formal paperwork despite threats from all corners of the industry, the proposed merger between UK mobile companies Orange and T-Mobile seems to be under serious threat. Other mobile networks have long been complaining that the merger will produce the UK’s largest mobile phone [...]

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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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