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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: All The UK Network Deals Announced So Far

Unveiled earlier this week, the iPhone and iPhone 8 Plus will be available to buy from 22nd September. You can already preorder them from a number of retailers though — and if you're thinking of trading in your now-archaic iPhone 7, here are the deals that UK networks have announced so far. Read More >>

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Cellular Apple Watch Series 3 Will Cost £5 a Month on EE in UK

We're all still reeling from the announcements Apple threw at us last night. Along with the iPhone 8, iPhone X, and new Apple TV, the company also announced a new series of Apple Watches. Read More >>

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You’ll Have to Go to EE if You Want to Make Calls on Your Apple Watch

Apple just revealed that the third iteration of the Apple Watch will make calls (just like the three-year old Samsung Gear S), so you can pretend you're Dick Tracy and (hopefully) not look like a huge twat in the process. Read More >>

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EE is Switching Off Some of its 2G Airwaves and Using Them to Make 4G Stronger

EE has announced this morning that its current 2G airwaves will be upgraded into 4G, giving their network an even bigger and faster reach. Read More >>

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EE’s Launching Mobile Broadband, But it Isn’t Going to be Cheap

The idea of proper land-line rivalling broadband is a dream many of us hold dear, and it seems like networks are finally starting to take notice of the potential demand. Companies like Relish offer mobile broadband in limited areas, and Three introduced its own plan earlier this year. Now EE is moving in with its own deals, but don't expect them to be generous and cost-effective. Read More >>

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EE Threatens Ofcom With the Lawyers Over Spectrum Auction

BT's EE mobile division is about to send a scary letter to Ofcom, threatening it with court action over a ruling that future mobile spectrum sales should be capped for some networks. Read More >>

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EE TV’s Set Top Box Now Has (Some) Alexa Voice Controls

"Voice controls are the future!" declares science fiction, as it stands on a table in triumph. "You'll be able to control all your devices with your voice, without the inconvenience of a remote control!" That's the dream anyway. Read More >>

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EE’s Being Accused of Throttling Roaming Data, Meaning You Could Have To Pay More On Holiday

Just over two months ago was the momentous day when the EU's ban on obscene roaming charges came into effect. That meant anyone, regardless of which network they were on, could use their allowances within the EU without being charged extra. Unfortunately EE customers are accusing the network of some shenanigans, because they're reportedly getting pathetically slow speeds. Read More >>

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How Good Is Your Mobile Network? Official Results Give Thumbs Up To EE

EE, it seems, is the best all-around mobile network in the UK, winning in most of RootMetric's performance tests. It was only in call handling that it was beaten by both Vodafone and Three. EE was the overall winner, Three came second, Vodafone third and O2 last. Although O2 is likely to be disappointed, the BBC also points out that it has the smallest portion of the UK radio spectrum to work with, and a large customer base. Read More >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>