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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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HTC Sensation arrives in UK today

HTC Sensation arrives in UK today

As expected, the HTC Sensation has made its official debut today on carrier Vodafone UK. The dual-core 4.3-inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone will ship out today to pre-order customers, as well as going on sale in stores priced from free with a new, two-year agreement on £35 or above monthly plans.

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HTC Sensation up for pre-order at Vodafone: Due May 19

HTC Sensation up for pre-order at Vodafone: Due May 19

Vodafone has thrown open UK pre-orders for the HTC Sensation, the qHD dual-core Android smartphone announced last month. According to the pre-order page, the smartphone is scheduled to arrive by May 19.

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Vodafone grabs BlackBerry Bold 9900

Vodafone grabs BlackBerry Bold 9900

Vodafone has become the first UK carrier to throw its hat into the BlackBerry Bold 9900 ring, confirming that it will offering the BlackBerry 7 OS smartphone later this year. The handset, announced at BlackBerry World 2011 yesterday, will be the first to run RIM's new smartphone OS, and has both a touchscreen and a QWERTY keyboard.

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Vodafone Taxis offer payment by phone [Updated]

Vodafone Taxis offer payment by phone [Updated]

Cash-coy Vodafone UK users won't have to worry about paying for taxis any more, as long as they can spot one of the carrier's sponsored cars. A fleet of "hundreds" of Vodafone-branded cabs will take to London's streets from today, offering not only in-car chargers for rejuicing your phone, but the ability to pay for the fare on your handset, just as long as you're a Vodafone customer.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 24, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 24, 2011

This week's tech news roundup highlights the Apple and Samsung legal battle, our Samsung Galaxy SII extreme unboxing, cloud computing problems for both Amazon and the PlayStation Network, Apple's Q2 earnings, the white iPhone 4, the iPhone 5, and details on various smartphones and tablets including the BlackBerry Playbook, G-Slate, G2x, HTC Flyer, and the Acer Iconia Tab.

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White iPhone 4 In Retail Packaging Picked Up Early At Vodafone UK Store

White iPhone 4 In Retail Packaging Picked Up Early At Vodafone UK Store

Just on the tail of news that supports an April 27th launch of the white iPhone 4, we now get photos of the actual device in its retail packaging thanks to a source from Engadget. The pictures were taken by a customer who claims to have purchased the unit from a Vodafone retail store in the UK.

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Vodafone leads Galaxy S Android 2.3 Gingerbread push in UK

Vodafone leads Galaxy S Android 2.3 Gingerbread push in UK

Having been spotted in the wilds over the weekend, the Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has now splashed down in the UK. Carrier Vodafone is seemingly the first to offer the new firmware, which brings the updated Android keyboard, UI and other enhancements to the Super AMOLED smartphone.

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Vodafone: Data revenue exceeds SMS for first time

Vodafone: Data revenue exceeds SMS for first time

Vodafone Europe has confirmed that, for the first time, mobile internet revenue for the carrier has exceeded SMS revenues. The news marks a significant milestone in the European mobile segment, which has historically seen particularly strong SMS revenues.

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HTC Sensation gets premature Vodafone announcement

HTC Sensation gets premature Vodafone announcement

HTC is expected to unveil the HTC Sensation later on today, the handset previously known as the Pyramid, but Vodafone UK has pipped them to the post with a premature product page. The Sensation has a 4.3-inch qHD 540 x 960 S-LCD touchscreen, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4GB of internal storage and an 8-megapixel rear camera.

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Vodafone Spraypaints Mobile Phones White, Projects Light Unto Them, Tells a Story

Vodafone Spraypaints Mobile Phones White, Projects Light Unto Them, Tells a Story

Our good pals over at Vodefone have created a video in which they take phones from throughout their own lengthy history, spraypaint them white, and project lovely images toward and on them in order to show a magical video taking us all through the history of mobile. This is what they're called "the first small-scale projection mapping installation using a hand-held camera." Whether that means they just filmed it going through the steps with a handheld camera (looks like it) or if the projector is a hand-held device is up to debate.

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