Binatone has revealed two Android-based tablet devices. The HomeSurf 7, which has a 7-inch screen, is expected to sell for £129.99, while the larger HomeSurf 8 is likely to retail at for £179.99.
Both devices use resistive touchscreens and have left out 3G connectivity, helping to keep the price down.
Orange UK has launched a higher-quality 'HD Voice' service to mobile phone users in the UK. It follows a UK trial in the south of England and the commercial launch of HD Voice in Moldova last September.
Google moves even further into the telecoms space, O2 introduces 'eco ratings' and some of technology's biggest names go shopping. All this - plus the possibility of mobile phones made from nut shells - is discussed in this week's UK mobile industry podcast from Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge.