Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • Cheaper mobile roaming charges coming soon

    Posted on March 29, 2012 by admin

    Mobile phone companies are being forced to lower the costs of making mobile calls and accessing the internet whilst abroad. New rules brought in by the European Parliament mean that consumers will pay a maximum of 24p per minute for calls, and 59p per megabyte for downloaded data. The revisions are due to come into effect by the end of J..

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  • Microsoft and Nokia Offer €18M Euros for App Development Program

    Posted on March 27, 2012 by admin

    To drive innovation and business opportunities in Finland’s mobile ecosystem and beyond, Microsoft Corp. and Nokia will each invest up to 9 million euros into a newly established mobile application development program at Aalto University during the next three years.   The AppCampus program has been set up to foster the creation of inn..

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  • HTC to Temporarily Close Sense.com Back-up Site.

    Posted on March 27, 2012 by admin

    HTC have announced it will be temporarily closing its online back-up service, Sense.com, and deleting all user data by the 30th of April this year.   The move comes as HTC renovate the service in order to improve facilities for customers.  Users of the service must log on to their accounts and download any stored information as a zip ..

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  • London Overground to get free Wi-Fi

    Posted on March 26, 2012 by admin

    Technology company The Cloud has signed a contract to provide free wi-fi in all London Overground stations by the end of this year.   Work will commence this summer to enable 60 minutes of free internet access per day in all 56 stations at no cost to the tax payer. Earlier this month it was announced that Virgin Media will be providing ..

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  • Pure Launches Siesta Mi series 2

    Posted on March 23, 2012 by admin

    Pure presents Siesta Mi Series 2, an updated and improved version of Siesta Mi, that delivers an affordable and user-friendly way to wake up to digital radio and a stress-free transition to British Summer Time thanks to automatic time adjustment.  Siesta Mi Series 2 (SRP £34.99) has been updated with more advanced alarm features and an..

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  • Orange is most complained about mobile network

    Posted on March 22, 2012 by admin

    Telecom watchdog Ofcom has published new information showing that network Orange has garnered more complaints than any mobile provider.   Results from consumer surveys show that between October and December of last year, the mobile network produced 0.17 complaints per 1000 customers. It has been suggested that this increased rate from 0..

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  • Sky's new on-demand service

    Posted on March 21, 2012 by admin

    Sky has revealed a new pay-as-you-go online TV service, Now TV.   A separate brand to Sky, the online service allows users to stream films straight to mobile phones, tablets and computers, with Sky Sports and entertainment programmes set to be added at a later date.   The on-demand nature of the Now TV places the service in direct comp..

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  • Mark Thompson announces Online BBC Archive "Project Barcelona"

    Posted on March 19, 2012 by admin

    Last week the outgoing Director General of the BBC, Mark Thompson, announced plans for an online archive of past BBC programmes   Project Barcelona, as the scheme is known, would give the public access to a huge BBC library, allowing users to purchase BBC shows for a “relatively modest” fee.   Speaking at the Royal Television Socie..

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  • Atlantic FM sold and rebrands to Heart South West

    Posted on March 19, 2012 by admin

    On 19th March 2012 it was announced that Global Radio, owners of the Heart range of stations, had bought Cornwall station Atlantic FM. The station will re-brand to Heart South West in the coming months.   Atlantic FM was launched in 2006 and was jointly owned by Tindle Radio and Camel Media. The change will see local breakfast and drive..

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  • Roberts Launches the ConnectR iPhone app

    Posted on March 14, 2012 by admin

    Roberts have recently launched the ConnectR app, a remote control app which enables an iPhone or iPod touch to control certain Roberts internet radios.   The app allows users to select internet radio radio stations, control music streaming from a local computer, server or NAS device, as well as control of DAB and FM radio and other fu..

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