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LTE, WiMAX and 4G mobile broadband: What are they, which is best and when are they coming to the UK? [Guest Post]

by Guest Contributor 7th November 2010
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There’s been a bit of a 4G backlash recently… Several influential voices have called-out US mobile network operators for abusing the term ’4G’ for marketing purposes. Much like the much-abused word ‘unlimited’ in the UK,  4G is they argue, now being routinely applied to services which – frankly – aren’t. To clear up the confusion […]

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Location-based gaming & spotting problems with the power of the crowd [Guest Post]

by Guest Contributor 29th September 2010
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Ever since I first entered the world of the smart phone three years ago, my train journeys to and from London have been a different experience for me. Long gone are the days of just listening to my MP3 player and reading the free rag… Now I listen to my music while playing games or […]

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Why consumers are still confused about roaming costs… [Guest Post]

by Guest Contributor 21st June 2010

We laugh at the stories – the huge roaming bills for the unwary, the unwitting and occasionally the clueless, but is this fair? Is it actually possible for consumers to easily understand what data usage will cost them overseas? I was looking at the data tariffs each of the operators are charging (especially around roaming […]

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SanDisk Sansa Clip+ [Guest Review]

by Guest Contributor 7th June 2010
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The Sansa Clip+ from SanDisk is a tiny MP3 player (it’s about 2″ by 1 1/3″ by 1/2″) featuring a blue and orange OLED display and it weighs under an ounce. The review unit came with 8GB memory which is the largest size, they also come in 2GB and 4GB versions. All have a microSD […]

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SanDisk Ultra Backup [Guest Review]

by Guest Contributor 7th June 2010
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The Sandisk Ultra Backup looks like many other USB drives, with the exception that this has a button on the top (conveniently) labelled ‘backup’. The drive has a retractable USB plug rather than and end-cap, so it can be safely left in a pocket or bag without fear of losing the protective cover. The sliding […]

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What is the iPad for? [Guest Post]

by Guest Contributor 16th April 2010

The iPad is out and the reviews are turning up, dreams are being fulfilled and I am thinking what’s it all for? Where is the line between being really mobile and actually getting stuff done? I think that the iPad has shown that line up in glow in the dark paint.

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Feature: Apple v HTC [Guest Post]

by Guest Contributor 5th March 2010
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In the last day or so, there’s been an astounding volume written about Apple suing HTC for various infringements. So I may as well chime in too… As someone who’s worked in the ‘telecommunications’ industry for 15 years, I absolutely despise the present patent system. I think it’s foolish that companies like Apple, Microsoft, Nokia, […]

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Feature: Perpetually Dissatisfied [Guest Post]

by Guest Contributor 4th March 2010
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Right now, someone, somewhere, is complaining about their phone…  “It’s so slow, the camera takes terrible pictures, I can’t get it to pick up my email…” And you can be sure they’re writing a blog post or comment about it, so the world knows that this thing sucks. Wait, what? My mobile does an amazing […]

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