Category: Feature

uSwitch reports more people appreciating the freedom of SIM-only contracts

Visitors to this site, my social media followers and anyone on the various forums I contribute to will know I’ve been an advocate of more affordable phones for some time, along with the many benefits that going down the SIM-only route can bring. Quite recently Simon Rockman contributed a guest… [Click for more]

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Sort it out Three: Using data abroad feels nothing like at home! [Updated June 18th 2017]

First of all, let me say that I really like Three for everything it has done to shake up the market over the years. And when Feel at Home launched, I was one of the many customers who could save a packet when travelling abroad. But as someone fortunate enough travel… [Click for more]

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Is your new flagship phone really as good as it could be?

For a good few years now, I’ve spent much of my time writing about more affordable phones that offer exceptional value for money and without many compromises. But there’s always a recognition that if you’re happy to shell out top dollar, you’ll likely get the absolute best of the best. At least you’d expect so…. [Click for more]

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YRoam makes data roaming simple, fast, and free of commitment – even in the UK

Without a doubt, data roaming will be easier in Europe from June this year, but venture beyond the EU (that we’re trying to leave anyway) and things can be rather complicated. And by complicated, I mean expensive. Let’s face it, in most cases data roaming totally sucks. Even on tariffs that already include roaming in Europe,… [Click for more]

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Sandbox: Relax and enjoy cutting-edge tech without the pushy sales staff

Earlier this week, I went along to a recently opened store off Brick Lane that has a very simple premise: to demonstrate cutting-edge tech to the public. The difference is that this store isn’t actually selling anything. Joking aside about Shoreditch hipsters perhaps not being entirely representative of the general… [Click for more]

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Guest Editorial: How 4G improved in 2016 and will turn the corner in 2017

I’ve written lots about mobile networks over the years, especially 4G, but my knowledge of the inner workings can’t hold a candle to some. So that’s why I thought it worth asking an expert. Peter Clarke is a resident poster on the Digital Spy mobile forums, giving highly technical and extremely precise… [Click for more]

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