back to article Vodafone launches in-store power pods

The nightmare of your phone’s battery dying while you're out and about is no longer, because Vodafone has launched in-store charging pods. The service lets power-hungry consumers plug their phone, MP3 player or portable games console into a lockable unit that powers up the device in return for a small fee. The units, …

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  1. It'sa Mea... Mario
    Alien

    Vodafone?

    Orange should have been all over this idea like a rash considering they have been charging phones a festivals for free for years now..

  2. Angus Ireland
    Stop

    But...

    ...I've seen these boxes all over the place, not just in Vody shops.

  3. ben
    Unhappy

    ........chargrin

    When my phone runs out I just take it into any phone shop and ask if they can plug it in for me!!!!!!

    Now I'm going to have to pay........FFS

  4. Mike Dyne

    Orange...

    Last time I walked in to an Orange shop, they charged my phone for free whilst I mooched about town.

    All you have to do is ask!

  5. Gerrit Hoekstra
    Paris Hilton

    Surely gratis for Voda customers?

    Just a thought on good business practice:

    A little olive leaf might endear them a little to hacked off customer after having royally abused their trust with their rip-off roaming charges.

    Paris - because she likes a free charge too

  6. Rich
    Joke

    But...

    Carphone used to advertise doing this for free, and still will.

    ....another example of vodafone "charging" over the odds. (pun-tastic)

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