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How to cancel your Vodafone contract - details and templates

We're going to go on record and say that Vodafone's current treatment of customers is inconsistent, unfair, insulting and offensive. They've also breached Ofcom's General Conditions, which is about the worst thing it's possible for a mobile service provider to do -- just ask T-mobile. Vodafone staff keep contradicting one another and their own policies,…

Have a headphone jack on your iPhone 7

If you want a headphone jack on your iPhone 7, and refuse to pay money for some new headphones, there's good news for you! Say hello to The Fuze, which is a case which adds in the ability to use 3.5mm headphones, and there's no need for unsightly adaptors or anything like that. It comes…

Best way to save a water damaged mobile

Never mind how you water damaged your mobile - we're not here to judge. We don't care if you had it in your back pocket like some kind of smartphone daredevil, and went to sit on the toilet and it dropped in - fact is, your phone is moist and you want to save it.…

How to stop premium rate text scams

At the moment, there seems to be a lot of text scams knocking around, which sees people receiving text messages at a premium rate, which means without asking, you get charged around £5 for no good reason at all. If you get a couple of these texts a month, that's a lot of money vanishing…

Unlock your secret emoticon keyboard (ง ͡ʘ ͜ʖ ͡ʘ)ง

If you are getting bored of using the same old emoji, and want to use those other ones that nerds use, which are made from strange characters, you're in luck. If you have an iPhone, you might not know that there's a keyboard hidden away, which will give you access to over 100 emoticons. You…

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Beware the JustEat scam!

Are you a customer of JustEat? Well, there's a scam doing the rounds, masquerading as the food shovelling app. Some customers have been sent a dodgy text claiming to come from the company. It offers recipients a cash incentive to complete a survey, which directs you to a fake JustEat page, which asks you to provide…

How To... fix your Samsung Galaxy S6 if it won't charge

If you've been using your Samsung Galaxy S6, but found that you're having trouble charging it, or turning it on, don't worry! We've got a fix for you. Check Your Charger & Socket This is an obvious one, but make sure your charger is working. If you haven't got a spare charger from an old…

TalkTalk not really up for waiving fee if you want to leave

The TalkTalk hack, and the dreadful way they have handled the situation, has seen a number of people looking at taking their business elsewhere - probably somewhere that'll be a bit more vigilant when it comes to protecting customers' personal information. Well, those thinking of leaving before their contract is up and hoping there'll be…

Apple's iOS 9 keeps making things crash

We told you what Apple have in store for the new iOS 9 update, but it isn't all good. A lot of people have been noting that the update is making their devices crash. Apple have been having a lot of glitches lately, haven't they? 'Just works' indeed. On social media, some have said that…

Tinder for trains, which is what you've always wanted

Are you ready for a chilling combination of words? Course you are. If you're reading Bitterwallet, there's something clearly and certifiably wrong with you. "Think Tinder meets Groupon… for trains." That was the words of Edward Byrne, co-founder and Business Director of Paystobesocial, which is a new app which lets commuters in the UK hunt…

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Crackdown on Moshi Monsters

Crackdown on Moshi Monsters

The ASA, the UK's advertising watchdog, has cracked down in a ruling against online games Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils. They're not happy about the ways in which they pressure children to spend money. The Advertising Standards Authority said both "directly pressured" youngsters to pay subscriptions, and that, in the case of Moshi Monsters, children were…

You can use your phone on Euro flights now

European plane passengers can now use their smartphones and tablets on the planes! Yes, as of now there is no need to use Airplane Mode. Or talk to other people! Now, Europeans can livetweet annoying crying children on flights and immediately share Vines where they're mid crash! The EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) has lifted the…

LG fail at trolling Apple thanks to using iPhone

Trolling, done properly, is an artform. People mistake simply abusing someone as trolling. Trolling is when you get someone apoplectic with frustration without them knowing you were just getting a rise out of them. Well, LG in France thought they'd mock Apple during the awfully named 'Bendgate'*, but they dropped a clanger. While LG were…

Give people the middle finger, Emoji style

Emojis are usually insufferably cute – even the little poo emoji is adorable – so they can rarely be used to insult someone. And if you use the internet regularly, you’ll know that sometimes, your online frustration and rage can rarely be articulated using just words alone. So you’ll be pleased to know that Emoji…

Awful plastic surgery app for girls gets the chop

Apart from perhaps an app telling you how to dismember a body and bury it in some wasteland, there can be few things more heinous than the catchily named ‘Plastic Surgery and Plastic Doctor and Plastic Hospital Office for Barbie’ game. Aimed at NINE year old girls, who are already being hothoused to think that…