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  1. LG's V series phones have previously been select-market-only premium models, but with the V30 it seems this might be about to change. Read on to find out why LG might just have launched their best phone ever... "Why do you say that?" I hear you ask... well, The LG G6 was a great phone, but unfortunately LG chose to nobble it by having different variants which meant not all the phone's features were available in all markets. Europe has traditionally always been badly hit by this policy, with the G6 lacking it's two USPs in the european edition. However, it now seems (if LG's UK website is to be believed, see below) that LG might have finally learnt from those errors and produced a phone which doesn't suffer in the European market. The standout features of the V30 are: 6.0 inch OLED display Snapragon 835 4GB RAM 64 / 128 GB ROM Quad-DAC Wireless Charging ...yes, you read that right; Quad-DAC and Wireless charging in an UK spec model! Here's the full spec, according to LG (note Quad-DAC isn't mentioned in here, but is in the promotional material) Phone type Touch with rear fingerprint sensor Design Metal Frame & Gorilla Glass Display 6.0” QHD+ OLED FULL VISION (2880 x 1440), Aspect Ratio 18:9 Chipset Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 (2.45Ghz Quad Core) Size 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm Weight (g) 158 Front Front 5MP camera, Wide-angle 90° Rear 1st Camera: 16MP, Standard 71° 2nd Camera: 13MP, Wide-angle 120° Software Android 7.1.2 Bluetooth 5.0 BLE (with Apt-X HD Support) USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible) Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac Wi-Fi Direct Yes NFC Yes A.I. Google Assistant V.R. Google Daydream Biometric Access Finger Print, Face Recognition, Voice Recognition OTHER IP68 & MIL-STD 810G Memory 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, micro SD slot (up to 2TB) Battery 3,300mAh (embedded) - PD / QC 3.0 & Wireless Charging View full news
  2. "Why do you say that?" I hear you ask... well, The LG G6 was a great phone, but unfortunately LG chose to nobble it by having different variants which meant not all the phone's features were available in all markets. Europe has traditionally always been badly hit by this policy, with the G6 lacking it's two USPs in the european edition. However, it now seems (if LG's UK website is to be believed, see below) that LG might have finally learnt from those errors and produced a phone which doesn't suffer in the European market. The standout features of the V30 are: 6.0 inch OLED display Snapragon 835 4GB RAM 64 / 128 GB ROM Quad-DAC Wireless Charging ...yes, you read that right; Quad-DAC and Wireless charging in an UK spec model! Here's the full spec, according to LG (note Quad-DAC isn't mentioned in here, but is in the promotional material) Phone type Touch with rear fingerprint sensor Design Metal Frame & Gorilla Glass Display 6.0” QHD+ OLED FULL VISION (2880 x 1440), Aspect Ratio 18:9 Chipset Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 (2.45Ghz Quad Core) Size 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm Weight (g) 158 Front Front 5MP camera, Wide-angle 90° Rear 1st Camera: 16MP, Standard 71° 2nd Camera: 13MP, Wide-angle 120° Software Android 7.1.2 Bluetooth 5.0 BLE (with Apt-X HD Support) USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible) Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac Wi-Fi Direct Yes NFC Yes A.I. Google Assistant V.R. Google Daydream Biometric Access Finger Print, Face Recognition, Voice Recognition OTHER IP68 & MIL-STD 810G Memory 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, micro SD slot (up to 2TB) Battery 3,300mAh (embedded) - PD / QC 3.0 & Wireless Charging
  3. News: FIGHT: V30 vs Note 8

    The third in our series of phone head to heads puts the newly announced LG V30 up against the only-recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Here's how they stack up Comparing phones is always a somewhat emotive opinion on the part of the person doing the comparison, so I have tried to keep this one based upon facts rather than feelings. Some may argue with some of the decissions and some may need explaination. For example, the V30 wins the screen category purely because it has the highest ppi (pixels per inch) rating - screen size has been ignored; and the V30 also wins the size category because it's combination of size vs. weight is more impresive than the others. The winning phone in each category is shown in dark green and gains 2 points. Where no obvious winner exists, "highly commended" scores are in light green and gain 1 point) Feature Galaxy S8 (for reference) LG V30 Galaxy Note 8 Construction Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Size 148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8.0mm 151.7mm x 75.4mm x 7.3mm 162.5mm x 74.8mm x 8.6mm Weight 155g 158g 195g Screen 5.8" 2960x1440 570ppi 6.0" 2800x1440 537ppi 6.3" 2960x1440 521ppi Battery 3000 mAh 3300 mAh 3300 mAh Processor Exynos OctaCore Snapdraggon 835 Exynos OctaCore RAM 4GB 4GB 6GB Storage 64GB + MicroSD 64GB / 128GB + MicroSD 64GB / 128GB / 256GB + MicroSD Camera (rear) 12Mpix f/1.7 (77deg) DualPixel IOS Main: 16Mpix f/1.6 (71deg)& Wide: 13Mpix f/1.9 (120deg), IOS, HDR10, Assisted Zoom Tele: 12Mpix f/2.4 (45deg) & Wide: DualPixel 12Mpix f/1.7 (77deg), IOS, 2x Optical zoom Camera (front) 8Mpix f/1.7 5Mpix f/2.2 (90deg) 8Mpix f/1.7 Connectivity 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 Android version Android 7.0 Android 7.1.2 Android 7.1.1 Fingerprint Sensor Yes, rear (left) Yes, rear (middle) Yes, rear (left) Protection Waterproof (IP68) Waterproof (IP68), Shockproof Waterproof (IP68) Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging Price £ 689 £ £ 869 Availability Now September 2017 September 2017 (pre-order delivery) Total points - 19 11 So there we have it; the LG V30 has finally beaten it's major rival, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 View full news
  4. FIGHT: V30 vs Note 8

    Comparing phones is always a somewhat emotive opinion on the part of the person doing the comparison, so I have tried to keep this one based upon facts rather than feelings. Some may argue with some of the decissions and some may need explaination. For example, the V30 wins the screen category purely because it has the highest ppi (pixels per inch) rating - screen size has been ignored; and the V30 also wins the size category because it's combination of size vs. weight is more impresive than the others. The winning phone in each category is shown in dark green and gains 2 points. Where no obvious winner exists, "highly commended" scores are in light green and gain 1 point) Feature Galaxy S8 (for reference) LG V30 Galaxy Note 8 Construction Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Size 148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8.0mm 151.7mm x 75.4mm x 7.3mm 162.5mm x 74.8mm x 8.6mm Weight 155g 158g 195g Screen 5.8" 2960x1440 570ppi 6.0" 2800x1440 537ppi 6.3" 2960x1440 521ppi Battery 3000 mAh 3300 mAh 3300 mAh Processor Exynos OctaCore Snapdraggon 835 Exynos OctaCore RAM 4GB 4GB 6GB Storage 64GB + MicroSD 64GB / 128GB + MicroSD 64GB / 128GB / 256GB + MicroSD Camera (rear) 12Mpix f/1.7 (77deg) DualPixel IOS Main: 16Mpix f/1.6 (71deg)& Wide: 13Mpix f/1.9 (120deg), IOS, HDR10, Assisted Zoom Tele: 12Mpix f/2.4 (45deg) & Wide: DualPixel 12Mpix f/1.7 (77deg), IOS, 2x Optical zoom Camera (front) 8Mpix f/1.7 5Mpix f/2.2 (90deg) 8Mpix f/1.7 Connectivity 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 Android version Android 7.0 Android 7.1.2 Android 7.1.1 Fingerprint Sensor Yes, rear (left) Yes, rear (middle) Yes, rear (left) Protection Waterproof (IP68) Waterproof (IP68), Shockproof Waterproof (IP68) Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging Price £ 689 £ £ 869 Availability Now September 2017 September 2017 (pre-order delivery) Total points - 19 11 So there we have it; the LG V30 has finally beaten it's major rival, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  5. FIGHT: LG vs Samsung (take 2)

    Comparing phones is always a somewhat emotive opinion on the part of the person doing the comparison, so I have tried to keep this one based upon facts rather than feelings. Some may argue with some of the decissions and some may need explaination. For example, the S8 wins the screen category purely because it has the highest ppi (pixels per inch) rating - screen size has been ignored; and the V30 wins the size and weight categories because it's combination of size vs. weight is more impresive than the other three. The winning phone in each category is shown in dark green and gains 2 points. Where no obvious winner exists, or where the size of the V30 / S8+ is a contributing factor, "highly commended" scores are in light green and gain 1 point) Feature LG G6 LG V30 Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8+ Construction Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Size 148.9mm x 71.9mm x 7.9mm 151.7mm x 75.4mm x 7.3mm 148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8.0mm 159.5mm x 73.4mm x 8.1mm Weight 163g 158g 155g 173g Screen 5.7" 2880x1440 564ppi 6.0" 2800x1440 537ppi 5.8" 2960x1440 570ppi 6.2" 2960x1440 529ppi Battery 3300 mAh 3300 mAh 3000 mAh 3500 mAh Processor Snapdraggon 821 Snapdraggon 835 Exynos OctaCore Exynos OctaCore RAM 4GB 4GB 4GB 4GB Storage 32GB + MicroSD 64GB / 128GB + MicroSD 64GB + MicroSD 64GB + MicroSD Camera (rear) Dual 13Mpix f/2.4 (125deg) & f/1.8 (71deg), IOS, HDR10, Assisted Zoom Main: 16Mpix f/1.6 (71deg)& 13Mpix f/1.9 (120deg), IOS, HDR10, Assisted Zoom 12Mpix f/1.7 "dual pixel" IOS 12Mpix f/1.7 "dual pixel" IOS Camera (front) 5Mpix f/2.2 (90deg) IOS 5Mpix f/2.2 (90deg) IOS 8Mpix f/1.7 IOS 8Mpix f/1.7 IOS Connectivity 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 4.1, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 Android version Android 7.0 Android 7.1.2 Android 7.0 Android 7.0 Fingerprint Sensor Yes, rear (middle) Yes, rear (middle) Yes, rear (left) Yes, rear (left) Protection Waterproof (IP68), Shockproof Waterproof (IP68), Shockproof Waterproof (IP68) Waterproof (IP68) Charging QuickCharge 3.0 QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging Price £ 649 £ £ 689 £ 779 Availability 27th April 2017 September 2017 20th April 2017(pre-order delivery) 20th April 2017 (pre-order delivery) Total points 7 22 12 11 There we have it; after the disappointment that was the G6 (compared to the S8 / S8+), the V30 has won all those points back and set itself up to beat Samsung's biggest sellers of the year. ...we'll do a comparison with the Galaxy Note 8 soon...
  6. Picking up from a comparison we did previously (when the LG G6 and Samsung S8 / S8+ were launched; it has now been updated to include the new LG V30... the results are quite interesting Comparing phones is always a somewhat emotive opinion on the part of the person doing the comparison, so I have tried to keep this one based upon facts rather than feelings. Some may argue with some of the decissions and some may need explaination. For example, the S8 wins the screen category purely because it has the highest ppi (pixels per inch) rating - screen size has been ignored; and the V30 wins the size and weight categories because it's combination of size vs. weight is more impresive than the other three. The winning phone in each category is shown in dark green and gains 2 points. Where no obvious winner exists, or where the size of the V30 / S8+ is a contributing factor, "highly commended" scores are in light green and gain 1 point) Feature LG G6 LG V30 Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8+ Construction Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Candybar, aluminium & glass Size 148.9mm x 71.9mm x 7.9mm 151.7mm x 75.4mm x 7.3mm 148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8.0mm 159.5mm x 73.4mm x 8.1mm Weight 163g 158g 155g 173g Screen 5.7" 2880x1440 564ppi 6.0" 2800x1440 537ppi 5.8" 2960x1440 570ppi 6.2" 2960x1440 529ppi Battery 3300 mAh 3300 mAh 3000 mAh 3500 mAh Processor Snapdraggon 821 Snapdraggon 835 Exynos OctaCore Exynos OctaCore RAM 4GB 4GB 4GB 4GB Storage 32GB + MicroSD 64GB / 128GB + MicroSD 64GB + MicroSD 64GB + MicroSD Camera (rear) Dual 13Mpix f/2.4 (125deg) & f/1.8 (71deg), IOS, HDR10, Assisted Zoom Main: 16Mpix f/1.6 (71deg)& 13Mpix f/1.9 (120deg), IOS, HDR10, Assisted Zoom 12Mpix f/1.7 "dual pixel" IOS 12Mpix f/1.7 "dual pixel" IOS Camera (front) 5Mpix f/2.2 (90deg) IOS 5Mpix f/2.2 (90deg) IOS 8Mpix f/1.7 IOS 8Mpix f/1.7 IOS Connectivity 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 4.1, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 3G, 4G, LTE, WiFi AC, NFC, GPS, Bt 5.0, USB 3.1 Android version Android 7.0 Android 7.1.2 Android 7.0 Android 7.0 Fingerprint Sensor Yes, rear (middle) Yes, rear (middle) Yes, rear (left) Yes, rear (left) Protection Waterproof (IP68), Shockproof Waterproof (IP68), Shockproof Waterproof (IP68) Waterproof (IP68) Charging QuickCharge 3.0 QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging QuickCharge 3.0, Wireless Charging Price £ 649 £ £ 689 £ 779 Availability 27th April 2017 September 2017 20th April 2017(pre-order delivery) 20th April 2017 (pre-order delivery) Total points 7 22 12 11 There we have it; after the disappointment that was the G6 (compared to the S8 / S8+), the V30 has won all those points back and set itself up to beat Samsung's biggest sellers of the year. ...we'll do a comparison with the Galaxy Note 8 soon... View full news
  7. The LG V30 thread

    LG are due to announce the V30 in just over a week's time, but they've already started leaking lots of info about it. So far we know that it's goign to have an 18:9 screen aspect ratio; a 6" display; no secondary display (unlike previous V series phones), but has a "floating bar" similar to Samsung's Edge panels); a f1.6 dual sensor camera; voice & facial unlock options; and apparently lots of new camera software features. Word is out on Quad-DAC, Wireless charging, processor, RAM and of course availability; but we'll find out more come IFA and the official unveiling. https://www.xda-developers.com/lg-v30-ux-6-0-floating-bar-graphy-cam/ http://www.lgnewsroom.com/2017/08/lg-v30-to-elevate-smartphone-camera-to-new-heights/
  8. Some of you will already be well aware of this phone, as a rebrand of the Honor V9 that went on sale in China earlier this year. It was always pretty likely that it would make an appearance here after a while, and here it is. Think of it is as cross between the current flagship Honor 8, and the Huawei Mate 9 – with some of the software features from the latest Huawei P10. Honor 8 Pro: The phone built for speed Rather than waffle on, let me list the highlights: A 5.7-inch QHD LCD display, designed for immersive VR experiences – and made possible to enjoy straight away because the Honor 8 Pro box itself converts into a Google Cardboard VR headset. A 4,000mAh battery. Take note Samsung! The same Kirin 960 chipset as powering the Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei P10, which has a GPU that offers a staggering 180% performance increase over the Kirin 955 used in last year’s flagship Huawei P9. A 12-megapixel f/2.2 dual-camera, with wide aperture mode, and now offering a standalone monochrome mode like the Leica-branded Huawei models 6GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a memory card slot Available in three colours (blue at launch) £474.95 retail price All of that represents a lot of phone for the money, and alongside the Honor 8, a personal favourite of mine, Honor now has something to suit those who found a 5.2-inch screen too small, but perhaps didn’t want to sacrifice performance and functionality for the cheaper Honor 6X that had a 5.5-inch display. While the Mate 9 and Honor 8 Pro aren’t entirely separated at birth (the Huawei phone having a 5.9-inch screen and a pseudo-stereo sound system in landscape mode), there are still many similarities and, like the Honor 8 vs the Huawei P9, the Honor phone actually offering more functionality in some areas. Take the Mate 9 with a Full-HD display on all but the more expensive Pro models, whereas Quad-HD is standard here. Likewise, 6GB is standard on the Honor, compared to 4GB. What the Mate 9 does offer over the Honor 8 Pro is a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor coupled to a 12-megapixel colour sensor, but the Honor 8 camera is still a great performer to this day and can hold its own to a lot of the competition. Read my full review and check out my photo and video gallery. The Honor 8 Pro supports fast charging (9V/2A), whereas the Huawei models supports even faster ‘super’ charging. The other thing to note is that, for now at least, no UK network will be stocking the phone. The only way to get one is direct from Honor’s online store itself. The Honor 8 Pro can be pre-ordered from today, in platinum gold, midnight black or navy blue. Take my advice and get the blue. It may not have the wonderful shimmering effect on the back, but it’s still the most stylish of the three. To help make up your mind, there’s no need to wait for a review as it’s already here! The Honor 8 Pro should start being delivered to customers around April 20th. More info: Honor 8 Pro Store This article was originally published by Jon on his website jmcomms.com and is copyright to Jonathan and his website
  9. Honor today announced the arrival of its latest, and arguably most impressive phone yet: The Honor 8 Pro. It marks the start of a new line of phones from the trendy startup that’s part of Huawei’s ever growing empire. Jonathan Morris of jmcomms.com published the following: Some of you will already be well aware of this phone, as a rebrand of the Honor V9 that went on sale in China earlier this year. It was always pretty likely that it would make an appearance here after a while, and here it is. Think of it is as cross between the current flagship Honor 8, and the Huawei Mate 9 – with some of the software features from the latest Huawei P10. Honor 8 Pro: The phone built for speed Rather than waffle on, let me list the highlights: A 5.7-inch QHD LCD display, designed for immersive VR experiences – and made possible to enjoy straight away because the Honor 8 Pro box itself converts into a Google Cardboard VR headset. A 4,000mAh battery. Take note Samsung! The same Kirin 960 chipset as powering the Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei P10, which has a GPU that offers a staggering 180% performance increase over the Kirin 955 used in last year’s flagship Huawei P9. A 12-megapixel f/2.2 dual-camera, with wide aperture mode, and now offering a standalone monochrome mode like the Leica-branded Huawei models 6GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a memory card slot Available in three colours (blue at launch) £474.95 retail price All of that represents a lot of phone for the money, and alongside the Honor 8, a personal favourite of mine, Honor now has something to suit those who found a 5.2-inch screen too small, but perhaps didn’t want to sacrifice performance and functionality for the cheaper Honor 6X that had a 5.5-inch display. While the Mate 9 and Honor 8 Pro aren’t entirely separated at birth (the Huawei phone having a 5.9-inch screen and a pseudo-stereo sound system in landscape mode), there are still many similarities and, like the Honor 8 vs the Huawei P9, the Honor phone actually offering more functionality in some areas. Take the Mate 9 with a Full-HD display on all but the more expensive Pro models, whereas Quad-HD is standard here. Likewise, 6GB is standard on the Honor, compared to 4GB. What the Mate 9 does offer over the Honor 8 Pro is a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor coupled to a 12-megapixel colour sensor, but the Honor 8 camera is still a great performer to this day and can hold its own to a lot of the competition. Read my full review and check out my photo and video gallery. The Honor 8 Pro supports fast charging (9V/2A), whereas the Huawei models supports even faster ‘super’ charging. The other thing to note is that, for now at least, no UK network will be stocking the phone. The only way to get one is direct from Honor’s online store itself. The Honor 8 Pro can be pre-ordered from today, in platinum gold, midnight black or navy blue. Take my advice and get the blue. It may not have the wonderful shimmering effect on the back, but it’s still the most stylish of the three. To help make up your mind, there’s no need to wait for a review as it’s already here! The Honor 8 Pro should start being delivered to customers around April 20th. More info: Honor 8 Pro Store This article was originally published by Jon on his website jmcomms.com and is copyright to Jonathan and his website View full news
  10. Microsoft Launch MS-DOS Mobile

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/irJQDGw8Ptk
  11. Microsoft have brought the revolution to phones. Ultimate battery life is assured with this ultra-simple UI, offering the best user experience of any device. In our tests, we found it worked best in a cinema environment.https://www.youtube....bed/irJQDGw8Ptk Click here to view the news
  12. Always on the look out for interesting ideas, we came across US company, Flir, who have been producing thermal imaging sensors for industry for a while now. They're now looking to break into the mobile camera market and think that not only engineers and surveyors might find their innovations useful, but are also in discussion with a number of well know mobile phone companies who are looking to add features onto future mobile phones. Could thermal imaging be on of those? Have a look....http://www.mobileandgadget.com/ What do you think? Click here to view the news
  13. http://www.mobileandgadget.com/ What do you think?
  14. The European Aviation Safety Agency have made two key rulings this week meaning that starting from the end of this month, passengers will be able to continue using their electronic devices during take off and landing, as long as they're in plane mode. Laptops will still have to be stowed away though. On top of that, airlines will soon be able to offer 3G and 4G networks on flights so you'll be able to stay connected during flights. Unfortunately, whether you'll be able to do so or not will all depends on how nice your airline is. So until budget airlines work out how to make money out of it, I won't be benefiting....
  15. There's nothing more frustrating than getting on a plane and being asked to turn off your phone whilst you're reading a really interesting article on Mobile & Gadget, even when you've switched it to 'Plane Mode'. (Ok, I lied!) Thankfully, things are about to change....The European Aviation Safety Agency have made two key rulings this week meaning that starting from the end of this month, passengers will be able to continue using their electronic devices during take off and landing, as long as they're in plane mode. Laptops will still have to be stowed away though. On top of that, airlines will soon be able to offer 3G and 4G networks on flights so you'll be able to stay connected during flights. Unfortunately, whether you'll be able to do so or not will all depends on how nice your airline is. So until budget airlines work out how to make money out of it, I won't be benefiting.... Click here to view the news
  16. Sony Mobile have announced which handsets will be getting further handsets. The following will start getting updates to 4.3 next month (usual slow global roll out) - Z, ZL, SP, Z1, Z Ultra, Tablet Z, T, TX & V The following will also receive 4.4 some time afterwards - Z, ZL, SP, Z1, Z Ultra, Z1 and Tablet Z.
  17. OFCOM has now acted, and from 23rd January 2014, all new mobile, landline and broadband contracts will have a break clause in them if the operator decides to increase prices, irrespective of the rate of inflation. Service providers will have to give users a minimum of 30 days notice of price changes, and can not reduce the bundle offer either in order to keep the contract price the same. Users will be able to cancel their contracts, and will not have to go through the same arguments as they did recently after T-Mobile got it's facts badly wrong. More information
  18. Up until fairly recently, people used to think that if you signed a mobile contract, then apart from out of bundle calls/data, then that was it for charges, and then the mobile networks started raising the price of those contracts mid-term....OFCOM has now acted, and from 23rd January 2014, all new mobile, landline and broadband contracts will have a break clause in them if the operator decides to increase prices, irrespective of the rate of inflation. Service providers will have to give users a minimum of 30 days notice of price changes, and can not reduce the bundle offer either in order to keep the contract price the same. Users will be able to cancel their contracts, and will not have to go through the same arguments as they did recently after T-Mobile got it's facts badly wrong. More information Click here to view the news