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Introducing Android 9 Pie

Android 9 Pie

Google has announced the arrival of Android 9 Pie, the tech giant’s latest operating system for a range of smartphones including some of the most popular Samsung, HTC and Motorola devices.

Android 9 Pie started rolling our earlier this month but most devices won’t receive the full version of the operating system until early September, so here’s a quick rundown of the biggest features you can look forward to using in the coming weeks.

Introducing iOS 12

Apple iOS 12

Apple is getting ready to release the latest iteration of its iOS operating system for its range of iPhone smartphones and iPad tablets.

There’s quite a lot of new features included with iOS 12 so we’ve put together a handy blog detailing some of the biggest new additions to iOS 12 you’ll be using later this year.

Ireland’s Biggest Family Festivals

Festivals for Families in Ireland

Ireland’s home to some pretty amazing family friendly festivals such as the annual Durrow Scarecrow Festival in Laois!

There’s quite a few family friendly festivals taking place over the coming few weeks, the very best of which we’ve included in this handy list.

Things to Do in Ireland this July

Things to Do in Ireland July

Looking to have some fun in the sun with the family this July?

If so then you’ll be happy to know there’s lots of great things going on across Ireland this July including spectacular street festivals, outdoor activities in enchanting surroundings and more.

Things to Do in Ireland This May

Things to in May Ireland

Looking for fun things for you and family to do during the month of May?

The last month in the season of spring will hopefully be a bit warmer than April and if the sun does decide to finally make appearance here a few fun events you should definitely attend.

The Latest Smartphone Rumour

The Latest Smartphone Rumour

If there’s one thing we love here at Tesco Mobile it’s a good smartphone rumour.

Five months into 2018 and we’ve already seen the release of the iPhone 8, Huawei P20 Lite and Sony Xperia XA2, but what other smartphones are rumoured to launch this year?

Things to Do in Ireland this April

Things to Do in Ireland this April

Spring has finally arrived and while the wet weather is still hanging around there are plenty of great things for you and the family to do during the month of April.

From the appetising West Waterford Festival of Food to the creative Accenture CoderDojo at the Silicon Docks, April is shaping up to be one of the most exciting months of 2018 yet.

The Best Easter Events for Families

The Best Easter Events

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Easter Weekend?

No matter where you live in Ireland, there’s quite a few family orientated events scheduled for the Easter Weekend, so if you’re stuck for ideas simply read on for some handy inspiration.

Places to Visit this March

Places to Visit in March

There are plenty of great places to visit in Ireland this March and we’ve rounded up some of our top choices for you and the family.

Fun Things to do During St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin

Fun Things to do During St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin

St. Patrick’s Festival is just around the corner and with it a host of fun-filled things for the whole family to do.

Running from Thursday, March 15th, until Sunday, March 18th, you’ll find lots of great events taking place right across Dublin, the very best of which we’ve rounded up in this blog!

The Best of Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s premier showcase for upcoming smartphones and mobile technology, has closed its doors for another year.

Thankfully, this year’s event was just as jam-packed with amazing new devices as previous years, all of which are due to hit the market during the course of 2018.

Things to Do in Ireland this February

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There are plenty of fun things for the whole family to do this February, so we’ve put together a quick list of some of the events taking place this month that have caught our eye.

From the return of an acclaimed international film festival to the celebration of one of Ireland’s most beloved cultural treasures, this February is truly shaping up to be something special.

2018’s Biggest Smartphone Rumours

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We're not long into 2018 and yet there’s already been plenty of chatter on the Internet about the secret smartphones rumoured to be in production that may see the light of day this year.

Apple, Samsung and Sony are all believed to be working on successors to some of their most popular smartphones, so let’s take a quick look at the most recent allegations to gauge which of these devices are likely to hit the market over the course of 2018.

Activities to keep you busy for the last weekend of Dry January

Dry January | Tesco Mobile

The first month of 2018 is coming to a close and with it the New Year’s tradition many Irish people have taken up in recent years: Dry January is almost over!

Dry January encourages social drinkers to give up alcohol for the first month of the year for the purpose of starting off the year healthy, happy and with a bit more money in their back pocket.

Highlights of CES 2018

Highlights of CES 2018

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an annual event dedicated to showcasing the latest and greatest technology products set to hit the market in the coming year.

As expected, this year’s CES 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center was jam-packed with some truly incredible tech products, the best of which we’ve gathered here!

Save Money this January with These Smart Saving Tips

Money Saving Tips

The Christmas and New Year period is typically quite heavy on the wallet, so much so that many of us spend the month of January anxiously awaiting our first paycheck of the year!

January can be quite a dreary month due to the lack of funds but why not use this time wisely and start saving money for the year ahead?

Introducing Our Added Value ‘Do More’ Sim Only Plan!

'Do More' Sim Only plan

Great news for fans of serious money saving smartphone plans: our added value ‘Do More’ Sim Only plan is now live!

Designed to give you so much more for less, Tesco Mobile’s ‘do more’ Sim only plan is available for a limited time only running until 28/02/18.

Find the Perfect Smartphone this Christmas with Tesco Mobile

Perfect Smartphone for Christmas

When it comes to picking the perfect smartphone for friends, family or even yourself this Christmas, it pays to drop into your local Tesco Mobile store.

We’ve got an amazing selection of smartphones to choose from, and whether you’re looking for a smartphone with the latest tech or one for taking pictures or playing video games, you’ll find the perfect model at Tesco Mobile.

Top 10 Christmas Gadgets

christmas gadgets

One of the best things about Christmas is, of course, seeing what crazy new gadgets have hit the market!

In honour of this timely tradition we’ve rounded up the top 10 coolest gadgets of Christmas 2017.

Get Ready for The Late Late Toy Show!

The Late Late Toy Show

This year’s The Late Late Toy Show takes place this Friday, December 1st, at 9:35pm on RTÉ One!

The Late Late Toy Show is one of the biggest TV events of the year and something of a cultural institution here in Ireland: it was watched by a whopping 1.4 million people last year!

New to Tesco Mobile: October Bill Pay phones

Nokia 5.1 Offer

Today sees three new phones join the Tesco Mobile Bill Pay offer, the Nokia 5.1, Huawei Mate 20 Lite and Samsung Galaxy A7, plus a brand new €40 per month bill pay plan.

We’ve also added 300 international minutes to our €50 per month phone plan, while our €25 SIM only 30 day offer ends on 31st October.

Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Out 2018


Earlier this month, Samsung CEO DJ Koh confirmed that the South Korean company would finally be releasing one of the company’s most anticipated products next year, a foldable smartphone. Samsung has been working on a foldable smartphone for some time and first showed off a prototype of such a device all the way back in 2011.

Tesco Mobile Ranked No. 1 in Latest CXI Report

CXI Results

The CXi Ireland Customer Experience Report is an annual report which ranks businesses from all over the country based on their dedication to providing the very best services and customer support. We’re delighted to announce that Tesco Mobile Ireland has ranked number 1 in the Telecoms Sector.

New to Tesco this October

New Smartphones on Prepay

This October sees the arrival of some amazing new smartphones on our prepay plan with 4G data including the immensely popular Alcatel 3V and the Huawei P smart.

Some of our most powerful smartphone models will now be available with our prepay plan, so you’ll have plenty of great options to choose from.

Tesco Mobile’s most recommended Plans

tesco most recommended plans

Tesco Mobile is delighted to announce we have been recognised as the Most Recommended Network in Ireland by NPS for the eight time running! Net Promoter Score (NPS) is an independent tool used to determine the relationship between a business and its customers; a high NPS means a good relationship between both parties while a low one is typically a sign of bad customer relations.

Get Your Family Ready for Electric Picnic


Electric Picnic is without a doubt one of Ireland’s most unique festivals and a must-attend event for Irish music lovers of all ages. It’s also 100% family friendly and a highlight of the year for many Irish families, but of course the festival will be no fun for you and the kids if you forget to bring the right equipment! As Electric Picnic 2017 is just around the corner, we’ve compiled a quick prep list of festival essentials you can use to ensure your family is 100% festival ready!

Google is Adding a ‘Google Feed’ to its App

Google App Update

Google is currently in the midst of adding a brand new feature to its Google app for iOS and Android devices, one that’s designed to make it easier for mums to discover and explore the topics that matter most to them.

Coming Soon to Your Android Smartphone


Google’s annual I/O developer conference took place earlier this month and among the many important announcements at the event was plenty of good news for Android smartphone owners. Today, we’re going to take a quick look at what’s in store for your Android smartphone in the very near future.

Scientists Develop Self-Charging Smartphone Battery


Great news for smartphone owners everywhere: a team of scientists from Montreal is hard at work developing the world’s first solar-powered self-charging smartphone battery!

Although the team is still a long way off from a finished product, good progress has been made and the scientists are confident that their technology could one day be used to power a wide variety of portable devices including smartphones.

Mobile World Congress


Following on from our previous blog about the most exciting launches from the first day of this year’s Mobile World Congress, we now have a roundup of the remaining great smartphone launches that took place during Mobile World Congress 2017.

The new My Tesco Mobile App


The app is available on iTunes and Google Play and is totally free to download. Once you’ve got it, just type in your Tesco Mobile phone number and follow the simple registration process. It’s even easier if you’re already registered!

Tesco Mobile January Sale


It’s time for some serious savings as the January sales have arrived at Tesco Mobile! If you’ve had your eye on getting a phone, now’s the perfect time. The Tesco Mobile January Sale kicks off with top notch Bill Pay offers. The handsets include top picks from Apple, HTC and Samsung - check them out below

Android Pay Now in Ireland


The future of mobile payments is here, with Android Pay. This new technology is effortlessly simple. Once you’ve added your credit or debit card to your phone all you have to do is unlock the handset and hold it out to the terminal. That will complete your purchase in seconds! It all works through the magic of the Near Field Communication.

Tesco Mobile Roadshow – VR fun for the family


Tesco Mobile is going on the road this December, bringing fun for all the family. The Tesco Mobile Roadshow is a brand new experience where kids and their parents get to sit in Santa’s sleigh and go on a spectacular ride. It all comes to life through the magic of virtual reality, with headsets that let you step into a stunning new world.

6 Day Sale at Tesco Mobile – great mobile phone deals for Christmas!

mobile-phone-deals-xmas Christmas is getting closer but before you can settle into the festive season you have to get those all important gifts. Happily Tesco Mobile is here to help with some extra special offers during their 6 Day Sale. It all kicks off on Thursday the 24th of November and runs for six days with a range of handsets at great prices.

The Apple iPhone - Landing at Tesco Mobile

Apple iPhone

The iPhone is landing at Tesco Mobile, and there’s a handset for everyone with our wide selection. Right now you can get the iPhone 5S, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s and the iPhone 7 with pricing to suit every pocket.

Dundrum on Ice

Dundrum on Ice

Tesco Mobile is proud to be one of the headline sponsors of the ice-skating venue around which arrives back at the Dundrum shopping centre on the 27th of October and runs right through the festive season.

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