Will we ever discover the full extent of state snooping into our private lives? A year on from the NSA / Snowden revelations, Vodafone has today admitted that government agencies use wire taps to monitor its customer calls across Europe.
Verizon just shook off the part owners of Verizon Wireless, the UK-based Vodafone, by stumping up a cool $130 billion. That is one serious move—though it's unclear what the newfound freedom means for the network.
The new version of Android, Jelly Bean, was to be officially rolled by a carrier for the first time this week in Australia. Sadly, Vodafone couldn't see it through, because the new OS failed to meet regulations related to emergency calls.
If you own a smartphone, the possibility of tweeting a photo via SMS probably means nothing to you. But, if you're still rocking a regular mobile phone, or in a country that has no mobile Internet access, sending photos via SMS is exciting news.
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…
Don't worry if your battery dies at a concert this summer. Just find Vodafone's VIP recharging truck. It can charge 2,000 Vodafone handsets at the same time.
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…
With protests in Egypt getting uglier by the day, we now know that the government has been forcing Vodafone to send its customers politically-charged text messages. One, translated: "The Armed Forces...will not resort to using force against this great nation."
Yesterday, something unprecedented happened: Egypt turned off the internet. A nation of 80,000,000 instantly disconnected. So how'd they do it?
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…
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…
What's going on?! Vodafone, O2, Orange, T-Mobile and now Three have announced they'll be selling the iPhone 4 when it hits on June 24th. The US' exclusive carrier, of course, remains with AT&T. Madness. [Three]
Google sure does love its easter eggs, and here in the UK Android fans are treated to a very special sight when "meet Android" is typed and "I'm feeling lucky" hit.
An investigation by Chinese environmental groups, sparked by thousands of cases of lead poisoning in the country, has concluded with a report that urges foreign manufacturers including HP, Sony, Apple, and Vodafone to clean up their supply chains.
Verizon and Vodafone may've already announced exclusive deals for Kin 1 and Kin 2, but a ROM hacker by the name of Conflipper has found provisioning files which detail support for just about every carrier going.
You hear the 9.7-inch iPad has a screen resolution of 1024x768, and you think to yourself, that's not so bad! And it's not. But when you later hear that a new 4-inch smartphone will feature a resolution of 1280x1024, well...
I don't know what is crazier: This video of Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture played with 1000 cellphones and 2000 messages, or the videos showing how the whole thing was made.