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Vodafone 555 Blue takes Facebook mobile (with some cut corners)

Vodafone 555 Blue takes Facebook mobile (with some cut corners)

Vodafone has outed its new "Facebook phone", the Vodafone 555 Blue, a QWERTY featurephone that promises to be a low-cost way to access the popular social network while on the move. A QWERTY candybar, the 555 Blue has a 2.4-inch non-touch display and a dedicated Facebook button that can be preset to either sharing photos, links or something else. Best of all is the price, which Vodafone says should be under €100 (£88/$145) on a prepaid tariff.

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HTC EVO 3D gets Vodafone snub

HTC EVO 3D gets Vodafone snub

Could the tide be turning against HTC's prime position in the Android smartphone segment? UK carrier Vodafone has confirmed this morning that it has ditched the HTC EVO 3D from its line-up, over concerns that ongoing delays in the GSM version's launch meant it would come simply too late to compete with rival devices.

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Vodafone Sure Signal femtocell hack allows call recording, spoofing [Update: Fixed]

Vodafone Sure Signal femtocell hack allows call recording, spoofing [Update: Fixed]

Vodafone's Sure Signal femtocell has been hacked so as to allow calls to be intercepted and recorded, as well as enabling SMS messages and calls to be sent via other subscriber's accounts. The hack, documented by The Hackers Choice, takes advantage of the Sure Signal's common root password and, through modifying the software and physically removing the tracking chip Vodafone use to locate the femtocell, means the on-board decryption system for Vodafone customers is also accessible.

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Isabella Products 3G Photo Frame hits Europe in early 2012

Isabella Products 3G Photo Frame hits Europe in early 2012

Isabella Products - the firm behind the Vizit 3G-enabled photo frame and the Isabella Mini 3G dongle to turn your TV or dumb digital photo frame into a wirelessly-connected photo viewer - has confirmed it's bringing its range to Europe, with the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain the first to get their hands on the connected kit. The Euro Vizit and Mini will use Vodafone's network when they arrive in early 2012, allowing owners to send photos wirelessly either direct from their smartphones or via email.

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UK carriers band for NFC Payments joint venture

UK carriers band for NFC Payments joint venture

Four of the main UK carriers have banded together to work on mobile commerce, pushing NFC payments, digital coupons and mobile advertising. Everything Everywhere - the combined T-Mobile and Orange - along with Telefonica UK (aka O2) and Vodafone UK have formed a joint venture which will handle the sales, delivery and payment on top of which each carrier will build their individual services.

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Vodafone axes tethering fees

Vodafone axes tethering fees

Vodafone UK has announced that it is no longer differentiating between on-device and tethered data use, hopefully marking the start of a trend that will cross the Atlantic and be copied by North American carriers. Customers must be on one of a new set of price plans, launching today, though existing subscribers can shift to a new plan with no contract extension, assuming it costs at least the same as they're already paying.

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Vodafone VIP Truck can charge 2000 mobiles at once

Vodafone VIP Truck can charge 2000 mobiles at once

If you take your smartphone with you and head to a concert or other festival where you end up tweeting how all your pals should be there, shooting video and taking pics all with your phone you know how fast your battery can go dead. If you are in the UK and on the Vodafone network the company is going to 11 of the biggest festivals this year with a massive truck to keep its customers charged up and using data.

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