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What's going on with phone cameras? 1

What’s going on with phone cameras?

On: Friday, 13 July, 2018
Smartphone cameras are so ubiquitous nowadays, it’s hard to remember a time when we didn’t constantly have a camera in our pocket. Early smartphone cameras were also fairly rudimentary, capturing images measured in kilobytes instead of ...
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How much monthly data do I really need?

How much monthly data do I really need?

On: Tuesday, 10 July, 2018
Mobile networks are keen to emphasise the generosity of the data allowances they provide to their pay-monthly customers. Yet many people consume a surprisingly small amount of data during a typical month. As a result, it’s often far cheap...
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How much monthly call time do I really need?

How much monthly call time do I really need?

On: Tuesday, 10 July, 2018
In some respects, it’s almost quaint to think of smartphones as portable telephones. After all, voice calls are an increasingly marginal function of today’s multipurpose handsets. We’re more likely to keep in touch by sending a Facebo...
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Taking your mobile on holiday

Using your smartphone abroad

On: Wednesday, 27 June, 2018
With the end of term approaching and parents gearing up for the annual holiday, it’s worth thinking about ways to reduce the expense of using your phone while sunning yourself with that Pina colada. Here are our top tips to keep your ...
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How fast does your new phone need to be?

How fast does your new phone need to be?

On: Monday, 18 June, 2018
Despite their incredible sophistication and technological prowess, mobile phones tend to be judged on a few fairly basic characteristics. The most obvious one is whether they run the Android operating system, or arch-rival Apple’s iOS. Th...
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