Carry Over Your Unused Mobile Data for Free With Carphone Warehouse’s iD Plans

Carphone Warehouse has announced that customers on its 12- or 24-month GoTo iD plans or one-month GoTo SIM-only plan can now carry their unused data into the following month, free of charge. If you have a data cap of 6GB, for instance, and only munch through 4.5GB of that, you’ll have 7.5GB to play with the following month. Read More >>

Qualcomm’s Latest Chip Provides Gigabit LTE Speeds

Hold on to your data contracts: Qualcomm’s latest modem chip will enable mobile devices to achieve LTE download speeds of up to 1Gbps. Now you just need to find a network that can support it. Read More >>

Has Your Three Contract Doubled in Price? Here’s What You Need to Know

The mobile industry really does suck at times. Despite positioning itself as a defender of the people of sorts, Three has pulled the rug from under many of its customers’ feet, giving them 30 days to either switch from a £17 a month contract to a £30 a month tariff, or find an alternate plan. The mobile operator stopped offering its admittedly fantastic £17 deal back in 2014, but thousands of customers are believed to be still on the tariff, which offers unlimited data and calls. It was a brilliant deal and, quite simply, Three regrets making it so affordable. Read More >>

Nokia Testing Tech That Promises Faster Mobile Data

Nokia Networks has announced that it’s going to test out pCell, a new mobile data system which embraces large quantities of mobile devices to actually speed up data provision. Read More >>

Mobile Data Could be Used to Help Predict Where Crime’s About to Happen

A study that tried to correlate location data with crime hotspots has supposedly hit on a 68 per cent chance of working out where the next trouble is likely to kick off, using London crime stats and phone data from O2 in a test. Read More >>

Net Neutrality Must Apply to Mobile Internet Access Too

Recent debate about network neutrality has largely focused on how to make sure broadband providers don't manipulate their customers' internet connections (or as John Oliver put it, how to prevent "cable company f*ckery"). But in today's world of smartphones and tablets people are spending less of their time on the internet typing at a computer and more of it swiping on a smartphone. This is why it's critically important for net neutrality principles to apply to mobile broadband too. Read More >>