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Essential business apps for your smartphone

Essential business apps for your smartphone

On: Wednesday, 12 September, 2018
Whether we like it or not, our smartphones have become indispensable business tools. From push email and weekend calls to research on the train and meeting prep on the sofa, our professional lives are increasingly creeping into what would o...
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Could 5G mean the end for broadband?

Could 5G mean the end for home broadband?

On: Wednesday, 12 September, 2018
Until now, there’s only been one way to access dependable high-speed internet connectivity round the home. The importance of broadband is reflected in the success of our sister site, BroadbandDeals.co.uk. While the UK’s 4G networks are ...
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Can you run a business from a smartphone? 1

Can you run a business from a smartphone?

On: Monday, 10 September, 2018
The idea of managing a business from a phone might initially seem laughable. Yet the smiles quickly fade when you consider the incredible processing power and software provided by today’s smartphones and phablets. More than mere communica...
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A beginner's guide to SIM cards

A beginner’s guide to SIM cards

On: Thursday, 6 September, 2018
When you acquire a new phone, its packaging will always contain a SIM card. Whether you’re transferring an existing number or setting up a new account, SIM cards underpin every mobile phone’s functionality. But what are these compact pl...
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What happens if my handset needs repairing? 3

What happens if my handset needs repairing?

On: Thursday, 23 August, 2018
Mobile phones tend to lead hard lives. Thrust into pockets and handbags, clattered against worksurfaces and knocked off bedside units, these compact devices endure a great deal of unintentional misuse. Despite being rigorously tested in fac...
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What speeds can we expect from 5G?

On: Monday, 20 August, 2018
The fifth generation of mobile data networks has been anticipated like no other before it. When 3G launched in 2003, it attracted little interest – and few people noticed earlier this year when its pioneer Three (no coincidence) announced...
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iPhone 9 rumours: Everything we know 1

What should I do if my handset is stolen?

On: Monday, 13 August, 2018
If you’re reading this article after discovering your phone has been stolen, you have our commiserations. If it’s any comfort, you’re not alone. In the year to March 2017, a third of thefts from the person in England and Wales involve...
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Tips for reducing your phone bill costs

Tips for reducing your phone bill costs

On: Monday, 13 August, 2018
As mobile phones become more sophisticated, offering extra features and providing ever-faster connectivity, costs are spiralling. Some people spend more on monthly mobile contracts than they do travelling to work, or on socialising. Pay-mon...
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