Since they were first introduced in the UK, the popularity of SIM Only deals has skyrocketed. The winning combination of low prices and short commitment periods means that it’s much easier to compare options and find the mobile deal that...Read More
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SIM Only deals represent the most cost-effective way to run your smartphone or tablet. That’s a fact. But investigating free WiFi could save you a packet when it comes to data. The average mobile phone contract now costs £47.40 a mon...Read More
SIM Only deals are relatively hassle-free compared to the 18 or 24-month contracts typically involved with handset packages. But we know SIM cards are one of the most common causes of problems with any mobile contract. And although they’r...Read More
If you don’t want to be locked in to a long-term mobile contracts a 30-day rolling SIM Only deal might be perfect for you. The flexibility is the key: it allows you to change your provider or tariff much more frequently. This is use...Read More
Apps dominate our smartphone use, and for good reason. Without them we wouldn’t be able to play the latest games, organise our lives or enjoy the best of social media. We know that malware targets phones that are under-secured. But ap...Read More
There’s a number of reasons you might need to find out which version of Android your phone or tablet is running. You may need to know which version you have to see whether certain apps will work. Or, you may also have a technical pr...Read More
Three has become the first network operator in the UK to offer zero-rated data plans to their customers. This is a landmark move, and we are very likely to see similar offers appear from rival networks in the coming months. So what is zer...Read More
Samsung Pay has finally made it to British shores, here’s the complete guide to everything you need to know about this revolutionary new app. The service is Samsung’s foray into the smart pay market, following in the footsteps of Apple ...Read More
Many networks will lock the phones that they provide in their contracts so that they’ll only work with a SIM card from that same network. It’s a sneaky trick but sadly not uncommon across the UK mobile providers. If you try and us...Read More
After a frustratingly long wait Android Pay is now properly established in the UK so you can make contactless payments using your mobile phone instead of your bank card. Here’s everything you need to know about using Android Pay, where it...Read More