mobile phones
Ofcom Wants To Let You Dump Your Mobile Provider By Text

Switching mobile networks isn't especially hard right now, but Ofcom wants to make it even easier and even more suitable for those of us who hate speaking to human beings on phones. The proposed system will allow you to dump your current mobile provider by text. Your jilted provider will then text you a code, which you can give to your new bae to pick up an exciting new relationship. Read More >>

The Really Blue Google Pixel Finally Comes To The UK

Remember October 2016? The world seemed like such a different place. The US was on track for its first ever female president, none of the Brexit tech price rises had kicked in yet, and George Michael was still with us. Read More >>

EE Set to Bump Up Call and Line Rental Prices in New Year

The cost of line rental for EE home phone and broadband customers is set to rise in the New Year by an average of £1.50 per month (or £18 per year). Read More >>

EE Pisses Over Sky Mobile Parade With O2 Coverage Jibes [Updated]

Following the official announcement of the super-flexible Sky Mobile, EE has stuck the boot into O2’s mobile network, which Sky will piggyback off. Read More >>

EE Calls on its Rivals to Officially Admit They’re Inferior

EE has sent a rather optimistic open letter (which you can find here) to its main competitors, essentially asking them to admit that they deliver an inferior level of service. Read More >>

BT and EE Blocked From Buying More 4G Mobile Data Spectrum

Ofcom's about to do that clever thing it does to make money again, selling off something that doesn't really exist for millions of pounds. Clever Ofcom. And this time it's not letting the newly merged BT and EE super network buy any of its newly released mobile spectrum. Read More >>

EE and Twitter Launch “Watch with Twitter” as if Everyone Doesn’t Already

EE and Twitter have launched a thing they call "Watch with Twitter" -- a Twitter app for smart TVs that lets people see what programmes are trending, live, presumably so they can then switch over to see something that's not as good as everyone says. Read More >>

Which? 4G Report Ranks UK Regions by Speed and Availability

A new report from Which? And OpenSignal has confirmed that it’s far easier to access 4G in the capital than it is elsewhere in the UK, but the connection speeds in London are significantly slower. Read More >>

You Can Watch Arsenal Get Thumped in an EE Store This Weekend, IN VIRTUAL REALITY

People who love sport, are perfectly okay with strapping machines to their faces in public and rightly don’t want to spend a month’s wages for the privilege of sitting in a cushioned seat alongside members of the prawn sandwich brigade and those unforgivably annoying people who insist on referring to players by their first name in the the great library that is The Emirates Stadium are invited to watch Arsenal get stuffed by Chelsea at one of four EE stores across London. Read More >>

EE’s New Scheme Basically Confirms the iPhone 7 Won’t Have a Headphone Jack

Without jumping the gun, EE’s thrown its weight behind the many rumours and all-but-confirmed that the iPhone 7 won’t feature a headphone jack. Read More >>

EE Launches Cat 9 4G for 360Mbps Downloads in a Small Bit of London Beneath an Arch

EE has once again chosen the football mecca of Wembley to launch a new thing, this time using the allure of sporting association to announce the arrival of its Cat 9 LTE connectivity in the UK. Read More >>

EE Launches Trio of Pay Monthly Handset Plans With BT Sport Sweetener

Having decided that splitting its pay monthly handset plans into three individual tiers with similar names is what customers need to clear up any confusion with pricing, EE has announced the 4GEE Essentials handset plan, the 4GEE handset plan and the 4GEE Max handset plan. Read More >>

EE Roaming Problems Leave Holidaymakers Stuck Without Data, Calls and Texts

EE customers abroad are being forced to concentrate on their surroundings rather than their smartphone screens and say 'Wi-Fi?' in a funny accent to random passers-by, thanks to problems with the mobile network’s roaming services. Read More >>

Glastonbury Revellers Burned Through More Data Than Ever at This Year’s Festival

Maybe it was the shocking headliners or maybe it was the mudbath weather – either way, Glastonbury 2016 was the "most connected" ever, with festival revellers burning through 25 terabytes of data on EE's 4G network alone on their phones, whilst/rather than watching the bands. [EE Glastonbury] Read More >>

Roaming Charges Compared: Do Vodafone, Three, O2, EE or Others Offer the Best Holiday Deals?

It may not feel like it right now, especially if you're reading this while sat behind a desk, having just polished off your rain-soaked Sainsbury's baguette, but holiday season (the ‘hotdogs or legs?’ kind, not the jelly-belly one) is upon us. As such, those of you with any cash left over after you’ve done the big shop and repaired your boiler and paid your little ones their damned pocket money are gearing up for a blissful week somewhere that isn’t the UK. Literally anywhere. Read More >>