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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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Nokia’s top of the range, flagship touch-screen model the X6 has been made available in the UK over the past few days, with, unsurprisingly, all of the major network providers taking on the handset, and impressive sales expected. The top of the range phone matches the strongest model in the iPhone range in terms of [...]

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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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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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With the mobile industry changing on an almost daily basis, Xingtone has spent the past few days trying to track down and identify what we believe is the best value for money mobile phone currently on the market in the UK. ‘Value for money’, of course, is not a style contest. Our main categories for [...]

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Vodafone today shipped 50,000 iPhone handsets to customers who have pre-ordered the phone through their website, making the company the 4th in the UK to stock the iconic handset, following the originally exclusive stockists O2, Orange and Tesco Mobile.
Vodafone have been concerned about customers defecting to other networks in recent weeks in order to get [...]

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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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Until recently, a typical directory enquiries phone call from a mobile phone averaged out at more than £1 per minute, with services like YELL offering the best deal at £1.08/ minute. A new 68-100 service (available on mobile phones only), however, has blown the competition out of the water, with a rate of 35p per [...]

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The UK’s fourth largest mobile phone provider T-Mobile has revealed that thousands of customers personal contractual information has been sold illegally by their staff to third party brokers, and has informed the UK’s data commissioner, who is preparing a prosecution of the case. The news has been accompanied by a call from many interested parties [...]

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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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