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White iPhone 4 goes live at Three UK

White iPhone 4 goes live at Three UK

The white iPhone 4 has become something of the thorny unicorn in Apple's side, but it seems the long wait may finally be over. UK carrier Three has just thrown up a product page for the pale smartphone, with the 32GB version priced at £159 ($259) on a £35 per month agreement. According to the product page, the first white iPhone 4 handsets will ship from April 20, or this coming Wednesday.

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Samsung Galaxy Pro QWERTY Android candybar revealed [Video]

Samsung Galaxy Pro QWERTY Android candybar revealed [Video]

Samsung has announced a new Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Pro, and while we've grown used to seeing the company's near-endless variants on the Galaxy S family, the Pro dips a toe in as a QWERTY candybar. Already confirmed as headed to UK carrier Three "soon", the Galaxy Pro has a 2.8-inch 320 x 240 touchscreen above a physical keyboard, along with a 3-megapixel fixed-focus camera.

Video demo after the cut

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Three pushes true unlimited data on refreshed The One Plan

Three pushes true unlimited data on refreshed The One Plan

UK carrier Three has stepped up to shake the mobile industry out of its data complacency, dropping the 1GB cap on its The One Plan tariff and instead offering truly unlimited data. The plan - which is priced at £25 ($39) per month - offers 2,000 any-network minutes, 5,000 Three-to-Three minutes and 5,000 texts, but of most interest to data-hungry smartphone users will be the absence of "fair use" restrictions.

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Three UK turn on free Facebook Zero access

Three UK turn on free Facebook Zero access

Facebook's 0.facebook.com mobile site - which promises free access with certain carriers - launched with the promise of broader availability further down the line, and some of that has finally come true.  UK carrier Three has announced that its users can now avoid any mobile data charges when surfing the Facebook Zero site, though as before it's a pretty disappointing experience even when compared to the regular mobile Facebook page.

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INQ Facebook phone: Spotify bundle & cloud sync?

INQ Facebook phone: Spotify bundle & cloud sync?

We guessed the latest batch of Facebook phone rumors from this morning wouldn't be the last we'd hear about the supposed INQ mobile/Facebook collaboration, and on cue a new set of tidbits have arrived.  GigaOm have been piecing together their own sources and have fleshed things out a little: they say Bloomberg's H1 2011 timescale is over-confident but that the first network to see the Facebook phone will be Hutchinson's 3, likely with a Spotify bundle in tow.  While they reiterate that the vaunted AT&T deal hasn't been finalized yet, they also say that, if Spotify manage their predicted December US launch, access could also be bundled on the AT&T version of the smartphone(s).

They also go on to mix in some speculation about the hardware itself, though it's tricky to work out exactly where the leaks end and the wishful-thinking begins.  A stripped-down "thin" Android build is the underlying OS, with Facebook an HTML5 layer on top; your Facebook login details trigger an auto-sync, pulling in contacts, calendar and multimedia.

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