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PlayStation Phone due April

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play – otherwise known as the PlayStation-branded mobile phone – will launch in the UK this April. Phone service providers Orange, T-Mobile, O2 and Vodafone all say they will be stocking the Android-powered gaming phone, Pocket Lint reports. According to Orange and T-Mobile the device will hit …

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O2 sells Kinect bundles

O2 has announced it is selling Microsoft’s Kinect as part of a special Christmas gaming package for its customers. Anyone eligble for an upgrade on their Pay Monthly tariff will be able to pick up 250GB Xbox 360 and Kinect with Kinect Adventures for 189.99 on a 25 24-month contract. …

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O2 Ireland begins web censoring

The Irish arm of telcoms operator O2 has begun censoring websites in the region, with image sharing site Imgur seemingly the first portal identified for blockage. Talk has been rumbling of behind-the-scenes government negotiations regarding the introduction of an official state policy that would see websites accused of hosting malicious …

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iPhone 4 goes on sale

The iPhone 4 arrived in the UK this morning, with customers queuing from the early hours to be in with a chance of laying their hands on one. Apple’s latest smartphone went on sale from 7am today, by which point BBC News reports that hundreds were waiting outside Apple’s flagship …

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O2 Prioritises video games

21m O2 customers will be able to get PC games ahead of their release, MCV can reveal. The scheme is part of O2’s multi-million pound Priority campaign, which previously allowed music fans the chance to buy gig tickets before they officially went on sale. The communications giant has partnered with …

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O2’s exclusive iPhone deal ends October 9th

Although there has been plentiful speculation about O2 losing its iPhone exclusivity over the last few weeks, MCV’s sister site Mobile Entertainment has seen documentation that states it will end officially on October 9th. Orange and T-Mobile have been linked heavily with iPhone over the summer, and both networks already …

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iPhone 3GS beats sales records

The queues may have seemed smaller than this time last year, but mobile operator O2 has stated that the new Apple iPhone 3GS is way ahead of where its predecessor was at the same stage in its first day on sale. The iPhone 3GS has got off to an incredible …

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iPhone 3GS arrives at retail

Staff at O2 and Carphone Warehouse stores across the UK this morning arrived at work to find queues on the street as eager punters battled to become amongst the first to get their hands on Apple’s shiny new iPhone 3GS. In other news, O2 has claimed that over half of …

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iPhone 3.0 rollout brings net to its knees

Short of temporarily buying up all of the world’s net servers, Apple could never completely guarantee a smooth global rollout of the new iPhone 3.0 OS, but all things considered last night’s 6pm release went remarkably smoothly. The only major hitch in the process came courtesy of mobile operator O2 …

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O2 reveals iPhone price cut

As rumoured last week, UK mobile operator O2 has lifted the lid on its upcoming iPhone discounts, and it’s the eradication of the upfront single payment on some tariffs that has caught the eye. Commentators are speculating that the moves come ahead of the end of O2’s exclusivity deal on …

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