[Reminder] OnePlus’ Open Sale is ongoing in Europe, pick up the OnePlus 2 without an invite (Updated)


If you live in Europe and haven’t received an invite to order your OnePlus 2 yet, then the ongoing Open Sale may be of interest to you. OnePlus is currently holding an Open Sale in Europe where you can buy the OnePlus 2 without an invite. But you have to hurry, because you only have around 30 minutes or so to place your order before the window closes at 1PM CEST (12PM UK), and reverts back to the frustrating invite system. Read more

Google will match your donations to help raise $10million for European refugee crisis relief

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Unless you’ve lived under a rock the last few weeks, you are probably aware of the current refugee and migrant crisis in Europe. It’s basically time for all hands to the pump to help as many people as possible, gain safety for themselves and their families. And with that notion, having already donated $1 million, Google are attempting to raise the sum of 10 million dollars globally via donations. Google aren’t asking you to raise it all by yourselves, though, instead it will match donations at a ratio of 1:1 for the first $5 million.

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Customers are redirected to retail partners as Sony shutters it’s Online Store in Europe

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Europeans looking to purchase products online from the company will have look elsewhere from now on it seems, with Sony having closed its online store in the region. While you can still browse through Sony’s products on the website, selecting a purchasing option will steer you to other online retailers such as Argos, Curry’s and John Lewis in the UK.

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ChatSim World is a new SIM card that intelligently blocks unwanted mobile traffic to your smartphone

ChatSim WorldChatSim World is a new SIM card that’s designed to intelligently block certain traffic to and from your smartphone or tablet in an attempt to keep your mobile data usage low, which should, theoretically, save you a bit of money on your cell phone plan. ChatSim claims this can reduce data traffic by up to 90%.

Not only does the SIM card block certain traffic, but it also allows users to use certain instant messaging apps for free, even without access to WiFi. Because of this ChatSim is calling itself the world’s first Instant Messaging Mobile Operator. Read more

Samsung could bring the Note 5 to India before the end of 2015


The fact that the Galaxy Note 5 is only being launched in the US and Asia has been well-documented since the handset was launched on August 13th, with a great fuss and even a petition (10,000 signatures so far) has been raised about Europe having to make do with the Galaxy S6 Edge+. But what about the other regions? Even India, with its fast-growing smartphone market, was ignored, but that could change in the near future.

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Clove UK launches petition to pressure Samsung into bringing the Note 5 to Europe


Galaxy note fans in Europe were dismayed to find out yesterday that Samsung isn’t bringing the Note 5 to the region in 2015. Instead, the Korean handset maker is only giving them the option to buy the Galaxy S6 Edge+, a jumped up version of the Galaxy S6 Edge that was announced back in March. The UK retailer, Clove Technology, isn’t happy about this, and has launched a petition in a bid to show Samsung it has made a mistake.

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Samsung has no plans to bring the Galaxy Note 5 to the UK or Europe in 2015

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So, Samsung has just officially announced the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, both smartphones that carry on with the same design cues and some of the same hardware as the Galaxy S6 that was announced back in March at the MWC. Details are emerging about where and when you can pre-order both phones in the United States, but what about in the UK and Europe?

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Samsung and MasterCard extend partnership to bring Samsung Pay to Europe


Samsung and MasterCard have just announced that the two companies are extending their partnership to bring Samsung mobile payments service to Europe. Samsung Pay, as you may know, is Samsung’s competitor to Apple Pay and eventually Android Pay as well. Samsung Pay is presently being trialled in South Korea and is believed to launch in the States alongside Samsung’s next flagship smartphone in the summer.

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