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What happens to roaming after Brexit?

What Happens to EU Roaming After Brexit?

On: Thursday, 10 May, 2018
When roaming charges were scrapped within the EU in June 2017, it was a fine moment for mobile users with a fondness for travel. Travellers saved an estimated £350 million per year as a result of the charges being abolished, but for UK use...
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SIM deals for iPads and Tablets 1

SIM deals for iPads and Tablets

On: Thursday, 10 May, 2018
We tend to use our iPads and tablets through our home WiFi or connecting to free WiFi when out and about. But this might not always be enough, so maybe you should think about getting a data SIM. The major difference with a data SIM and othe...
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Which apps use the most data?

Which Apps Us the Most Data on iPhone?

On: Monday, 30 April, 2018
Phone packages with high data limits are becoming more frequent, but thanks to advances in technology, apps on smartphones are also often using considerable amounts of data, so many users find that they have reached, and in some cases surpa...
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Which networks offer 4G calling?

Which networks offer 4G calling?

On: Thursday, 12 April, 2018
When 4G first emerged onto the mobile market, its primary function was to deliver increased data speeds. And ever since 2012, customers across the UK have been checking Facebook, watching videos and updating their Instagram feeds far quicke...
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Which Android apps use the most data?

Which Android Apps Use the Most Data?

On: Thursday, 12 April, 2018
For most smartphone users, staying within your data limit each month is one of the biggest challenges, are we all know how quickly data can disappear. With technological advantages allow for users to spend multiple GB of data, apps have bee...
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Will 5G really save us £6bn?

Bristol Frontrunner for UK’s First 5G City

On: Monday, 9 April, 2018
The UK government will create the country’s first ‘5G city’ in a trail of new high-speed connectivity that’s expected to be followed by a nationwide 5G rollout. The Urban Connected Communities Project is the next step in the 5G Tes...
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How to data tether with Android 4

How to: Data tethering with Android

On: Wednesday, 28 March, 2018
Data tethering with Android is an ingenious process where your phone shares its connectivity with other devices. Perhaps your home internet is down but you need to send an email from your PC. Or maybe your tablet isn’t connecting to a net...
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