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Palm Pre coming to Spain on October 14th

October 7th, 2009

Looks like the Palm Pre will be making another GSM appearance this month, this time in Spain on Telefonica’s HSDPA network starting October 14th. O2 has already announced a release around the same time in Germany, Ireland, and the UK.  The Official Palm blog announcement: “Telefonica today announced the availability of Palm Pre on its …

LG New Chocolate BL20 gets official; headed to O2 UK for €269

September 28th, 2009

After its early debut on LG’s developer website last week, the New Chocolate BL20 has been officially announced by LG. A full product page, flickr slideset and an official press release all serve to confirm the existence of this handset, though we pretty much already knew all there was to know about this little guy. For those …

Orange UK announces it too will be carrying the iPhone this year

September 28th, 2009

It looks like some of the oft talked about and much maligned iPhone exclusivity deals are finally starting to fizzle out — Orange UK has announced that it will be offering both the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS to its customers “later this year.” As it currently stands, O2 has the sole rights to sell …

Samsung Galaxy i7500 to hit O2 stores next week?

August 14th, 2009

If a report from the hit or miss Register Hardware blog pan out, Samsung’s highly anticipated freshman Android offering could make its debut as soon as next week. According to the post, various O2 retail staff have confirmed that the Galaxy i7500 is now listed in their inventory system and shipments will arrive next week. …

T-Mobile UK uses iPhone 3G to court high-spending customers

August 4th, 2009

What. The. Hell. Apparently T-Mobile UK has gotten into the liquor cabinet and is feeling plenty brave. Word has spread that Tmo has been selling unlocked iPhone 3G handsets to high-spending customers despite the fact that O2 has the exclusive rights to the iPhone in the UK. It appears that the only criteria one has …

O2, Movistar to have exclusive rights to the Palm Pre in Europe

July 7th, 2009

It wasn’t exactly a surprise but it looks like there’s finally some good news to report for Pre hopefuls across the pond. That news: O2 and Movistar have been announced as the exclusive European carriers for the Palm Pre. To be available in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Spain before the year is through, pretty …

Samsung i7500 Galaxy hits UK this month

July 6th, 2009

Sure, we might be a bit more anxious for the Hero, G1 v2 or the Morrison at this point, but let’s not forget Samsung’s first Android-powered handset — the Galaxy i7500 — has yet to see the light of day. Though it might not be the most exciting handset in the world, the i7500 certainly …

UK carrier O2 to carry laptops starting February 27th

February 10th, 2009

Starting on February 27th, UK carrier O2 is going to be launching three Samsung laptops in a joint venture with its Mobile Broadband and Home Broadband division. Dubbed the O2 Mini-Laptop, O2 Performance Laptop and the O2 Multi-Media Laptop, they are for all intents and purposes the Samsung NC10, R510 with Celeron Dual Core processor, …

O2 XDA Guide makes it debut for the camera

January 20th, 2009

Announced back in December, the O2 XDA Guide finally got up close personal in photographs. The Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional handset will replace Germany’s current O2 XDA Orbit 2. Based upon the HTC Iolite, the XDA Guide has the following features: 528MHz Qualcomm MSM 7225 CPU 256 MB RAM/512 MB ROM 2.8″ QVGA touchscreen 3.2 …