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Weekly Newsletter – 7th October

The week started with One Mobile Ring reporting the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S mobile phone is now available on Vodafone, the new BlackBerry Torch 9810 handset is free on Three and Carphone Warehouse announced a combined contract for tablets and mobile phones. Vodafone offered three months of unlimited data with a new mobile phone and Samsung launched a new Galaxy Android Honeycomb Tablet. We published a hands-on walkthrough and unboxing in pictures of the Huawei Blaze mobile phone, with a hands-on walkthrough in pictures and video of the Nokia 700 handset.

Earlier on in the week, OMR brought out a hands-on comparison in pictures of the Nokia Symbian Belle Vs. Symbian Anna operating systems, a Nokia Maps app has come to Windows Phone 7 mobile and O2 launched a walking application for phones. Research In Motion released a Microsoft SharePoint app for BlackBerry phones, Samsung announced the arrival date of the large 5-inch screen Galaxy Note mobile phone, the Luxury TAG Heuer Link mobile phone is now available to pre-reserve. We published the live blog of the iPhone 5 Event, courtesy of thinq.co.uk and Apple launched a new iPhone 4S mobile phone and OMR brought out pictures of the new Apple new iPhone 4S.

Mid-week, we published an easy to read table of the new Apple iPhone 4S Vs. Apple iPhone 4 and the HTC Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Radar and Titan handsets became available to buy. One Mobile Ring also brought out the Samsung Galaxy S II Vs. Apple iPhone 4S in another easy to read table and guide, all the UK mobile phone networks to sell the Apple iPhone 4 and we published an Initial Thoughts review of the Samsung Galaxy W.

Later on in the week, Apple revealed UK prices for iPhone 4S and a USB adaptor, we brought out unboxing pictures and hands-on walkthrough of the Nokia 700, the HTC Sensation XE with Dr Dre Beats audio became available to buy for under £500, Mobile World Congress key note speakers were announced and Virgin mobile phones can now use Orange and T-Mobile networks.

At the end of the week, Virgin Media is to offer free Spotify access over 3G, HTC launched the second Sensation Dr Dre Beats mobile phone and One Mobile Ring published the feature – Internet and MMS settings for every mobile phone network. We also brought out a hands-on walkthrough in pictures of the HTC Sensation XL, Samsung made Google Nexus Prime phone was leaked and Samsung released a video of the Android 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ mobile phone. OMR published a hands-on walkthrough in video of the HTC Sensation XL, the UK mobile phone networks announce Apple iPhone 4S costs and we brought out an easy to read table of the Apple iPhone 4S complete costs over the whole 24 months, with Orange, Three, T-Mobile and Vodafone.

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The biggest story of the week came from Apple, who launched the new iPhone 4S mobile phone – with the same look as the older iPhone 4 only with a faster processor and graphics, better camera and greater storage options.

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The next most significant piece was when the mobile phone networks announced their Apple iPhone 4S costs and opened up the pre-ordering of the mobile phone, with an arrival date of October 14th.

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The third largest news item came from One Mobile Ring, publishing an easy-to-read total cost of ownership guide for the iPhone 4S, which takes into account the accompanying tariff prices over the entire duration of the 24-month contract duration – all in order to show exactly how much will be spent at the very end.

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The following most significant story was HTC launching a second Sensation Dr Dre mobile phone with Dr Dre Beats audio integrated technology, with a larger screen and better headset than the Sensation XE.

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The fifth biggest piece was when OMR exclusively published that Virgin mobile phones can now use Orange and T-Mobile networks.

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The next most significant news came when One Mobile Ring exclusively learnt that Virgin Media will soon be announcing popular music streaming service Spotify will be accessible on the Virgin Mobile phones – without incurring any data charges, or affecting the accompanying phone’s data allowance.

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The seventh largest story was OMR running a feature on the most commonly sought after items on a mobile phone network’s website or forum is the configuration settings to a handset, the Internet and MMS settings for a mobile phone - where have now published them all, for every network.

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The following most significant item came from Greek technology news site Digital Life, publishing details of the soon-to-be-announced Google Nexus Prime handset, which is reportedly the first device to arrive running the upcoming Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ 4.0 phone operating system.

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The penultimate piece of news was when Carphone Warehouse announced combined contract for tablets and mobile phones.

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Lastly, Vodafone is now offering three months of unlimited data with a new mobile phone in order to gauge mobile broadband requirements, going forward

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Originally published at OneMobileRing.com