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O2 launches two virtual reality experiences

Mobile phone giant 02 is branching into VR with the launch of two virtual reality experiences. The first is called England Rugby VR and combines 360 video with interactive CGI characters, the idea being that players will be able to experience competing against top rugby professionals. Dylan Hartley, George Ford, …

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London’s O2 plays host to $750,000 CS:GO ESL Pro League finals

London’s O2 arena will host the final stage of ESL Pro League Season 3 as eight CS:GO teams from Europe and North America compete for $750,000 prize money. The finals, taking place over the May 14-15 weekend, pit the four best European teams against their North American counterparts at the …

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O2 customers can get free Skylanders from GAME

A Skylanders figure triple-pack is now available for free for O2 customers. GAME has teamed up with the company to give away the goodies to those with the O2 Priority app. Users can use the app to generate a code that will net them the figures from any GAME store. …

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3 and BT braced for bidding war for ownership of EE or O2

The owner of mobile network 3 and telecoms giant BT appear to be on the brink of a battle to acquire either the EE or O2 mobile networks. The surprise news that BT was in talks to acquire O2 – a network it once co-owned but previously sold to Telefonica …

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O2 is now offering Xbox One on contract

Mobile phone network O2 has added the Xbox One to its in-store console line-up. As detailed on the O2 site, Consumers can now pay 99.99 upfront for the machine as long as they sign up to a two-year 52 month contract. For the money they get an Xbox One console, …

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O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

Still hunting for a launch day PS4? Then O2 may be your surprising saviour. The mobile network is offering launch day stock of the console at 65 of its UK stores. The cmachine is available as part of a bundle including a Sony Xperia Z1 handset. Also included is a …

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How cheap is Apple’s ‘budget’ iPhone 5C in the UK?

The UK’s mobile operators have announced their price plans for Apple’s new entry-level iPhone 5C. As always, there’s a vast array of options that see you paying anything from nothing to 600 up front as well as the monthly payment plan. EE is offering the 16GB version of the phone …

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iPhone 5S and 5C won’t support 4G on day one on O2

O2 customers who buy either an iPhone 5S or 5C won’t be able to connect to the operator’s 4G LTE network right away. That’s because of a technical issue that will require the input of Apple to resolve. And that’s not expected to happen straight away. "The iPhone 5C and …

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Nintendo partners with O2 for national wi-fi access

O2 is to offer free wi-fi access to 3DS and DS owners across the UK. Owners of the handhelds will now see their machines automatically connect to internet hotspots that use O2’s service. These include McDonalds, Debenhams, Pizza Hut, Costa Coffee, House of Fraser, Toby Carvery, Bluewater and large parts …

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O2 to block Pirate Bay from midnight tonight

Broadband provider O2 will from midnight tonight (Friday May 8th) block access to The Pirate Bay. The move will also mean that customers of Be Broadband, a subsidiary of O2, will also have their access blocked. "The main UK internet providers were ordered by the high court to block access …

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