UK Carrier O2 Also Looking Into Network-Level Ad Blocking

A couple of days ago, UK carrier EE announced that they were exploring the idea of ad blocking, where the carrier would block ads on behalf of its customers as opposed to customers having to try and come up with their own solutions. It seems that they’re not alone because according to another UK carrier O2, they too are interested.According to a report from Business Insider UK, O2 executives have […]


O2’s Intelligent Network Can Adjust Itself To Boost Your Signal

When it comes to carriers making upgrades, it’s not often the most exciting news unless you’re particularly tech savvy or mobile inclined. However it seems that over in the UK, mobile carrier O2 is making some upgrades that are actually rather interesting. The carrier has announced that they will be enabling what they are calling a “self-optimising intelligent network”.As its name implies, this is an intelligent network that can optimize […]


Diablo 3 Reaper Of Souls Expansion Confirmed For PS4

Now here is an interesting bit of news for those of you who love Diablo 3 and all things associated with this particular dungeon crawler – especially for those who have played it on the console instead of on a desktop or notebook computer. The folks over at Blizzard has announced a piece of news that will certainly make this weekend sweeter concerning the upcoming Diablo 3 expansion, which is […]


O2 To Offer HTC One Covered Gold In Sweepstakes

We are more often than not told to “go for gold” in whatever that we do, and when it comes to the word “gold”, it does bring about a fair number of expressions such as “a golden opportunity”, or “good as gold”, or even “the Golden Rule”. Well, gold is something that has stirred up the greed in mankind ever since it was discovered, and it will continue to do […]


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O2 Germany Reportedly Dropping BlackBerry For Windows Phone

BlackBerry is trying really hard to regain some of the market share that it has lost over the years. The company released a couple of new smartphones this year, it is going to release two more in the coming months. Despite that, BlackBerry has lost business in niches it once ruled, such as government departments and agencies. Small and big businesses once relied on BB devices to get their work […]


Nokia Mars And Eros Appears On Germany O2 Roadmap

The Nokia Mars and Nokia Eros have appeared on the O2 Germany roadmap.


Talk To The Hand Puts Recycled Mobile Phones Into Gloves

We’re sure many of you have heard the saying, “Talk to the hand,” although in the case of O2’s collaboration with artist Sean Miles, it is quite literal. Working together, they have created a pair of gloves that allows users to answer calls simply by mimicking the phone call sign as pictured above. Essentially the microphone for the phone is placed in the pinky, while the speaker is placed into […]


Sony Starts Taking Xperia Tablet Z Preorders

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is expected to be released in April and the Japanese manufacturer has now begun taking preorders for it. Revealed at the Mobile World Congress 2013, it is yet another Android powered tablet hoping to gain some footing in the tablet market largely dominated by the iPad. The Xperia Tablet Z can now be preordered online from Sony’s online store, the promise that shipping will begin […]


The Nexus 4 will be an exclusive to O2 in the UK

With the official announcement of Google’s Nexus 4 Android handset, we’re sure that there are many Android fans out there who are eager to get their hands on Google’s latest and arguably most powerful Nexus handset to date, which also comes with an untouched version of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean that we’re sure some users can appreciate. That being said, it looks like for Nexus 4 hopefuls in the UK, […]


HTC One X+ specs leaked in O2 brochure

Earlier this month we reported that according to a leak, the HTC One X+ had its specs leaked. If you’re not a fan of leaks and approach them with a healthy dose of skepticism, we don’t blame you, but if the One X+ is a phone that you wouldn’t mind getting your hands on, UK carrier O2 seems to have leaked the specs of the device in a brochure, giving […]


O2’s next HTC phone will not be shipped with wall chargers as a means to go green

A lot of companies are focusing on going green these days, some of this is accomplished by using materials which aren’t harmful to the environment, or by packaging their products in boxes that are made from sustainable materials. Now it looks like HTC is interested in doing their part for the environment and together with UK carrier O2, it looks like if you were to buy a HTC phone from […]


Asus Transformer Pad TF300 with LTE caught on video in Germany

The Asus Transformer Pad TF300 was released back in April with Asus hoping to create an affordable, yet still high-end tablet experience. Unfortunately, if you wanted built-in connectivity on the go you were out of luck as it came in a Wi-Fi only model. A FCC filing back in May got our hopes up that an Asus Transformer Pad TF300 with HSPA+ and LTE connectivity would be coming to AT&T […]


O2 Germany confirms 32GB white Nokia Lumia 900

If you were a bit bummed that AT&T is currently only offering a 16GB version of the Nokia Lumia 900 and you have yet to make your purchase, you might want to put it on hold for now. O2 Germany has confirmed via its Twitter that the carrier will be offering its subscribers a Nokia Lumia 900 in the 32GB capacity and in white as well! Many had assumed it […]


Costa Coffee Chain Links Up with O2 For Free Wi-Fi During the London Olympics

Telco Provider O2 has struck up an agreement with the Costa Coffee chain that will ensure a large number of laptops and tablets will be around the local cafes around the Olympics area. Through the deal, O2 has agreed that it will provide the UK coffee shop chain with Free Wi-Fi. The deployment has already started in London to keep ahead of the Olympics which will take place this summer […]