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Honor 7 These lesser known handsets are starting to become real competitors in the massive world of smartphones.

Price is always key though and even with Motorola handsets the honor range do offer great value for money.
 
Check out the new Honor 7 coming to +Three UK​ live in all stores. https://youtu.be/6LRDM2Pm7NE One of the best fingerprint sensors I have used!
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You've saved...... That's quite a saving for roaming charges. I'd dread to think what using Google Maps would have cost in Australia everyday.

Marks £175 saving is a tiny bit of that £1.3b but a good saving nonetheless.

 
In one month I've saved £175 on roaming charges. Thanks +Three UK​​.
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Motorola Moto X and Moto e price drop There are only a few days left to pick up the Moto X or Moto e 2nd Gen at a discounted price from Motorola.

The Moto X 2nd Gen is yours for £240 with the code UKSUMMERSALE1 whilst the Moto e 2nd Gen is down to £99 when you apply UKSUMMERSALE2 at checkout. 

Both come with free shipping. You can also grab a little cashback on both if you are signed up with +Quidco . It is only 3% but every penny saved is a penny gained.

Either head straight to the Motorola website here - https://goo.gl/1GfpO1 or sign up to Quidco and grab that little extra saving here - http://goo.gl/vGcaJE where we both get a £5 bonus from Quidco after you have earned more than £5 cashback. 

The Nexus 6 is also down in price to £399 but all offers run out on the 31st of August so only a few days left to get hold of one. 
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Listen to Jess Glynne The new album from Jess Glynne is available to stream from Google Play Music. I've never heard of Jess Glynne.

After I played a a few seconds of each track few I came across Real Love.

I have heard of Jess Glynne.

#Android #GooglePlayMusic
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It's a great album. Love her voice.
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From labradors to poodles to labradoodles, we love all the dogs! And our app does too, letting you search by breed. Give it a try and happy #DogDay! #nationaldogday #dogsrule
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Amazon Underground Free apps and games for free. You'll get lots of titles for free that you'd usually have to pay for.

Take a read of the intro from Amazon UK via the link below, download the Amazon Underground app here - https://goo.gl/PBBmHB - and games such as Table Top Racing, Sonic HD and more are listed for nothing.

This replaces the Amazon Free app of the Day offer.

#AmazonUndergroumd 
Get #ActuallyFree versions of popular apps and games like Frozen Free Fall, Star Wars Rebels: Recon and Angry Birds Slingshot Stella. Unlimited lives, levels, upgrades only from Amazon Underground.
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Thanks, I'd sent my Xperia Z1 off for repairs and wondered what happened to the Amazon App store 
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Samsung Pay in beta Only to those in the US and by invite only at the moment and as it's in beta it could well be a while yet before it goes public and moves to Samsung owners outside of the US.


Even if you are in the US you must:


Own a Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+ or Galaxy Note 5 with service from one of the carriers listed below

Have an active Samsung Account

Have a qualifying card* from Bank of America MasterCard and Visa, or U.S. Bank Visa

Qualifying Cards include:Bank of America consumer credit, debit cards, small business debit cards (owner card only),Merrill Lynch consumer credit cards, U.S. Trust consumer credit, debit cards

U.S. Bank consumer or small business Visa credit and debit cards, Elan Financial consumer or small business Visa credit card

US Samsung customers need to visit the Samsung US website here - http://goo.gl/hxahIJ

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another fail from samsung, trying to pull an apple on an open eco system.

if they put this much effort into aosp i cant help but think that they and the rest of android would be better off?
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Moto X Play £249 plus 3 Months of Google Play Music for free A great deal on the Moto X Play from +Carphone Warehouse​ . Not only is at an amazing price but you also get free delivery which makes it an incredibly super priced device ready to stick any SIM card in.

At a glance the Moto X Play comes with a 3,630mAh battery, Android Lollipop 5.1.1, 21MP camera and dual flash, 5MP camera at the front, Octa core processor and 2 GB of RAM. 

If any of you US people want one from the UK let me know and I'll get one and ship it on over or are you going to wait for the Droid branded version?

Those in the UK can pick it up from Carphone Warehouse via this link - http://goo.gl/clATR8 - but be warned, the deal is only running until September 10th.

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+Christopher Spackman​ Good luck. Hopefully won't be long now. Heading into a busy time of year so fingers crossed that helps.
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Android Pay where are you? Seems that it will be coming soon according to the Android Twitter account. When someone says soon it could mean anything.

"I'll be over soon" could mean at any moment.

"It will be here soon" could mean days, weeks or months. 

When something is announced we should then get an idea if this is going to be rolled out worldwide or spend time as a US only thing for a bit. 

Hopefully all the UK banks are getting ready to update their apps as they have done with Apple Pay. You guys in the US already have a few on board.
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Won't happen in the UK!
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Three save their customers a ton of dosh Since the Feel at Home service was launched by Three I've visited Italy, Spain and Australia. On all three occasions I have used Google Maps to assist in getting about, In Australia I used it as a SatNav to help get about Melbourne.

I dread to think how much it would have cost me had I not been a Three customer. With the Feel at Home service you can use your account just like you would in the UK. This worked out great for calling family members to see what's what and loading up Google Maps to help guide you in to the MMC in Melbourne.

All in all Three have a figure of £1.3 billion as the amount saved in roaming costs. Come 2017 roaming costs in the EU will be scrapped but Three also have estinations such as the US, Hong Kong, Indonesia and many more on their books where you can call and text UK numbers and jump on your data plan without the worry of racking up a massive bill.

Perfect for the those who travel abroad on business and of course those who are getting away from it for a couple of weeks.

Here's the press release:

Three tackles great roaming rip-off saving customers £1.3 billion

• £1.3 billion in roaming charges saved for Three customers since it introduced roaming at no extra cost just two years ago
• Three customers are saving on average £330 each in roaming charges per year
• The average Three customer now uses 500MB of data on each trip abroad, an 84% increase year-on-year

Three, the network that gives people the freedom to use their phones abroad at no extra cost [in 18 destinations], has today (August 25, 2015) announced it has saved customers more than £1.3 billion in roaming charges since launching its Feel at Home service two years ago.

The service was introduced to protect customers from unfairly high roaming charges. Since its launch, Three has saved customers £330 on average every year allowing customers to make the most of their holidays. The average Three customer now uses 500MB of data on each overseas trip.

Three took a stand against roaming charges not just in Europe, but also in key destinations outside of Europe, by launching Feel at Home in 2013. Currently Three customers can use their phones and tablets abroad at no extra cost in 18 destinations.

This now includes Spain and France the two most popular holiday destinations for Brits, with 12 million* UK visitors to Spain and 8 million to France predicted in 2015.

It is no surprise that the Feel at Home service has proved extremely popular since its launch, and is still gaining momentum, with two million Brits using their phone abroad at no extra cost on Three in the last two years. In June alone, 538,000 people benefitted from the service, and it’s set to continue as more people head off on holiday this August and September.

Lianne Norry, director of brand & comms at Three, said: “Three was the first UK network to allow customers to use their phones abroad at no extra cost, to banish bill-shock and improve peoples’ holiday experiences. We continue to lead the way in making roaming charges fairer. The fact that we’ve saved our customers a whopping £1.3 billion proves the true extent of the great roaming rip-off, people are being treated unfairly by other networks, so we will continue to make it right for them with Feel at Home.”

Feel at Home is available in 18 destinations worldwide: Spain, France, Switzerland, Israel, Finland, Norway, USA, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Macau, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Austria, Hong Kong, Sweden, Denmark and Republic of Ireland.

It couldn’t be simpler to use your phone abroad at no extra cost with Three. As soon as you arrive, your phone automatically activates with Feel at Home, allowing your phone to pick up a local network so you can chat to family and text your friends back home, post status updates and share holiday spam to your heart’s content. If you go out of bundle, you will still benefit from reduced roaming rates – a no brainer for the modern traveller


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YouTube Gaming The app is available on Google Play if you haven't already got it.

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Yep, grabbed it earlier. Just had a quick glance, so far so good.
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App update - thetrainline

With the newest version of the train booking app sees a funky new way to keep an eye on where you'd train is via the 'My Bookings' tab thanks to the live train times for your journey.

In the same location one will also see their reservations and if you travel from Euston to Manchester the update gives you an amazing super power to jump the queues with the mobile barcode ticket. Simply buy, scan and travel.

All this along with a new all logo is available via Google Play.

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