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Vodafone UK BlackBerry Curve 3G goes on sale

Vodafone UK BlackBerry Curve 3G goes on sale

The BlackBerry Curve 3G (aka the Curve 9300) has arrived on Vodafone UK, two weeks after RIM made the QWERTY smartphone official.  Priced from free with a new agreement (of £25+ per month), the Curve 3G has a 2.8-inch QVGA display, triband UMTS/HSPA and GPS, along with WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1.

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Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

As more and more devices clamour for a network connection, mobile hotspots are increasingly shifting out of the briefcase and into the consumer mainstream.  Fresh to the market is the Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201, an OLED-toting way of sharing an HSPA connection with some DLNA goodness in the pipeline.  We've had the Vodafone R201 in our bag for a while now; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC Android CDMA/GSM smartphone tipped for Verizon early 2011

HTC Android CDMA/GSM smartphone tipped for Verizon early 2011

An unnamed HTC smartphone with dual CDMA/GSM for the Verizon and Vodafone networks has leaked, believed to be on the way for a Verizon launch in early 2011.  The handset - which is currently running Android 2.2 - has a slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard and is tipped to use a 1.2GHz processor, likely Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon.

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BlackBerry Torch Vodafone UK launch confirmed

BlackBerry Torch Vodafone UK launch confirmed

RIM's press release for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 was strong on US launch details but light on availability everywhere else; however, we now know of at least one UK carrier which will be offering the touchscreen/QWERTY smartphone.  We've just confirmed with Vodafone UK that they will indeed be offering the Torch.

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Vodafone Germany tip HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z, plus SLCD Desire incoming

Vodafone Germany tip HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z, plus SLCD Desire incoming

According to Vodafone Germany's systems, HTC's latest Android smartphones may be fast approaching.  German site BestBoyz acquired screenshots of the database, which seemignly show the HTC Desire HD (aka the HTC Ace) and the HTC Desire Z (aka the HTC Vision) along with the Super LCD version of the original HTC Desire.

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Vodafone axe Samsung H2 development; Vodafone 360 to be platform agnostic

Vodafone axe Samsung H2 development; Vodafone 360 to be platform agnostic

Vodafone UK has axed its standalone range of Samsung-made Vodafone 360 devices, according to Mobile Industry Review, though the carrier's various 360 services will continue to be available.  The news means that the recently leaked Samsung H2 (aka the Samsung I8330) will no longer be making its debut; according to Vodafone, they're now looking to put 360 services on as many devices as possible, rather than holding them back for a smaller selection of so-called "bespoke" handsets.

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iPhone 4 Launch Day Wrap-Up

iPhone 4 Launch Day Wrap-Up

Well, you survived. At least, we hope you did, with some semblance of your sanity left over. If you were one of the many, many people out there to stand waiting in a line to get your hands on the latest and greatest gadget from the ridiculously smart minds at Cupertino, then hopefully you're busy enjoying it as we write this. What is this, you might ask? Well, as you could probably glean from the title, it's a wrap-up of all the craziness that was today. And yes, it was crazy.

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Vodafone first to iPhone 4 sell-out

Vodafone first to iPhone 4 sell-out

Hoping to pick up a new iPhone 4 from Vodafone UK?  If you haven't already got your order in, it might be time to look elsewhere; the carrier has just updated their site with news that they've sold all the stock they have and aren't expecting any more until a couple of weeks time.

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iPhone 4 Vodafone UK pricing goes live

iPhone 4 Vodafone UK pricing goes live

Vodafone has become the latest UK carrier to jump in with iPhone 4 pricing, following O2 and Orange's figures over the past few days.  Unlike its rivals, Vodafone kicks off its data caps at the 1GB point - O2 offer 500MB on its cheaper tariffs, while Orange give 750MB - and 24-month agreements from £25 per month.  At that point, you'll be paying £219 for the 16GB iPhone 4 or £309 for the 32GB model.

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Vodafone iPhone 4 pricing revealed: more data than O2 offer

Vodafone iPhone 4 pricing revealed: more data than O2 offer

Apple's webstores may be up and down as the company battles legions of would-be iPhone 4 preorder customers, but over at carrier Vodafone it's all about unveiling their official pricing and packages for their offering.  Unlike rival O2, who have cut down entry-level inclusive data to just 500MB, Vodafone are including 1GB across the board; tariffs kick off at £25 ($37) per month, with the iPhone 4 itself costing £280.

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Orange UK next to scrap unlimited data; Vodafone to follow?

Orange UK next to scrap unlimited data; Vodafone to follow?

UK carrier Orange is the next to follow O2 and AT&T, axing unlimited data packages from their contract range from July 2010.  The move follows Orange exec Guillaume van Gaver's comments back in March that "unlimited data packages are not ultimately sustainable. Fair usage policies will be applied, because everyone has to recognise the challenge of carrying video."  Meanwhile Vodafone are apparently expected to withdraw their own unlimited data offerings this coming summer.

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Vodafone 16GB Samsung Galaxy S preorders open; due June 15th

Vodafone 16GB Samsung Galaxy S preorders open; due June 15th

Samsung's Galaxy S GT-I9000 has shown up for preorder on Vodafone UK's site, priced from free with a new agreement.  Expected to hit shelves on June 15th - next Tuesday - the Galaxy S has a 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16GB of internal storage (plus a microSD card slot) and runs Android 2.1.

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