NFC in the UK Inches Towards Mainstream Adoption With Four Carriers'…

The UK's Vodafone, O2 and Everything Everywhere (Orange and T-Mobile) networks have collaborated on an NFC joint-venture that will put the squeeze on businesses to start offering NFC as a payment option for customers, and allow customers of any network with any NFC-equipped phone to use the service. They're hopeful… » 6/16/11 7:35am 6/16/11 7:35am

The Evolution of Mobile, At Its Most Beautiful

Mobile phones have come a long way. And though you probably haven't been following it quite as closely, so has 3D projection mapping. Vodafone uses the technique in this stunning new video that celebrates the cell phone from the Zach Morris days, through the Snake era, and up to the feature-laden smartphones of… » 4/08/11 12:00pm 4/08/11 12:00pm

Windows Phone 7 Will Debut On Five of UK's Networks

After hearing that Windows Phone 7 would be available across Europe first, Microsoft has got in touch today to boast that five of the largest networks in the UK (O2, T-Mobile, Orange, Vodafone and 3 Mobile) would be stocking the handsets "later this year." October, the rumored launch-date, wasn't mentioned… » 9/22/10 8:32am 9/22/10 8:32am

Future Looks Shaky for Open-Source LiMo Foundation

The other open-source platform that sprung up around the same time as Android isn't doing so well. Vodafone's two handsets, built by Samsung, failed on the market according to reports (and the fact that no-one seems to know a soul who actually bought one), but now it's thought that even the handset partners are… » 8/04/10 5:45am 8/04/10 5:45am