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EU to rethink free mobile roaming

We've spoken about the EU scrapping mobile roaming charges, and obviously, getting rid of these extra costs is a good thing. However, days after the initiative launched, the EU have pulled the plug on it all, while they have a rethink. The European Commission's blueprint draft has been withdrawn after commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, gave…

Don't take your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on a plane

Here's a thing - people getting a flight have been told that they should not turn on, or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones while in the air, or even have them in checked baggage. This is according to US aviation officials, and follows the news that Samsung have suspended Note 7 sales after…

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iPhone 7 pre-orders are go!

iPhone 7 pre-orders are go!

If you've been getting excited for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, then you'll be thrilled to learn that the pre-orders are go! You'll already know that the headphone jack has indeed gone, and that the new Apple phone is waterproof. If you're an existing Vodafone customer, or a new one, you'll be able…

Double your data for free, with BT

Are you a BT Mobile customer? Want to double your data for free? Well, we can help with that. Our pals over at HUKD have found that you can up your 2GB allowance to 4GB, and yes, it includes all £10 or less pay monthly customers. So what's going on? Over at HotUKDeals, Wellman1991 said:…

Messaging app alternatives to WhatsApp

If you're not happy about what's going on with WhatsApp and Facebook, you may well be looking at installing a different messaging app. If you want increased privacy, or just don't want anything to do with Facebook, there's a number of apps you can download for free, and message yourself silly, without sending all your…

Uber to let you book in advance

Uber are offering a new thing, where you can book journeys (up to) 30 days in advance. Now, for the moment, it is only happening in That London, but if it proves to be successful in the capital, then it will surely get rolled out across the rest of the Uber towns. Now, in a…

EE to offer Apple Music for free

If you've been eyeing up your friends enviously, who have been getting all those new releases exclusively on Apple Music, there's some good news. EE are going to give six months of free streaming with Apple Music. This is available to new customers, of course. If you're an existing customer, you can get it when…

WhatsApp to share your number with Facebook

WhatsApp have tinkered with their terms and conditions, which means they'll now be sharing your number with Facebook. Of course, the messaging app is owned by Facebook, so this isn't exactly surprising. WhatsApp would like you to know that this doesn't mean your messages aren't encrypted anymore - they assure us that everything will still…

All you need to know about Android Nougat

The latest version of Android is imminent, and they're sticking with their usual naming policy which focuses on sweets, if your teeth weren't itching enough already. Those with Nexus devices are going to start getting the roll-out today, and as you'd expect, there's a lot of new features and improvements. If you have a Nexus…

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What's Google Duo about?

What's Google Duo about?

Internet giant, Google, have given us a video calling app called Duo, and has already eclipsed the mighty Pokémon Go in downloads. So what's it about? Well, it is a bit like Apple's FaceTime, if you want a very short answer. Of course, the majority of the world doesn't have an iPhone, so this is…

Woman chains herself to EE shop in protest

How much do you hate your mobile provider? Are you counting down the days until your contract is up so you can leave them for pastures new? Well, one lady took it to the next level. She hates EE so much, that she went to one of their stores, and held a protest. She sat…

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Instagram's spam problem

Instagram's spam problem

Instagram has a spam problem. Anyone who has been using the app in the past 6 months, will have noticed a huge spike in accounts adding you as a friend, or tagging you in a post, leading you to dodgy accounts. They're incredibly easy to spot, because they always feature a lady in her underwear…

Three scrapping roaming charges - but where?

As of September, Three are going to let their customers use their smartphones abroad overseas, without any extra costs. They've got 42 countries on their list, after the mobile operator extended their 'Feel At Home' service. Great news if you've booked a holiday this year. At the moment, you can use the 'Feel At Home'…

Google says bug won't affect most users

We told you about the bug that could hit 900 million Android devices yesterday, and now Google are speaking up on it. Google have said that the Verify Apps feature in their Play Store is already blocking any dodgy apps that try and exploit the bug, and only someone taking chances by downloading from disreputable…

Pokemon Go to show you 'Nearby'

You may have been stuck behind someone dawdling in the street because they're too engrossed in Pokemon Go and wanted to slay them in the street, but the popularity of the app remains! And there's going to be some improvements, which will thrill 'trainers', as Niantic Labs are issuing some updates, which is going see…