Monthly Archives: December 2012

  • Amazon founder patents mini-airbag for your phone

    Posted on December 21, 2012 by admin

    The founder of Amazon has won a patent for a new device to protect your smartphone from damage when dropped. Jeff Bezos and the Amazon team have developed technology that uses existing motion sensors in the latest smartphones to detect when the device is falling to deploy a mini-airbag and tiny air-jets to alter your phone’s trajectory...

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  • TalkTalk launches new SIM-only deals for families

    Posted on December 21, 2012 by admin

    Mobile phone operator TalkTalk has launched an exclusive SIM-only plan offering users unlimited calls to other TalkTalk mobiles from the same household. The plans are expected to appeal especially to parents wanting their children to be able to phone home any time, as well as customers happy to keep their old handset in favour of low mont..

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  • Oric puts your favourite TV in one place

    Posted on December 21, 2012 by admin

    A new service is helping TV fans find and watch their favourite TV programmes online, legally. The founders of the the new service, Oric, are trying to meet the demands of the ever increasing number of online viewers by collating popular programmes in one central place. With on-demand viewing becoming far more popular than scheduled TV, p..

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  • Samsung announces new Galaxy Grand smartphone

    Posted on December 21, 2012 by admin

    Samsung has announced a new addition to its Galaxy series of smartphones. The Galaxy Grand features a huge five inch LCD display with WVGA 800x480 resolution, making it the second largest Samsung smartphone available, with only the Note series sporting an extra half inch display.    The Grand will also boast a dual-core 1.2GHz p..

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  • BT joins imminent 4G auction

    Posted on December 13, 2012 by admin

    BT has joined the bid to secure 4G spectrum in the upcoming UK LTE auction.  The telecoms provider will join four of Britain’s largest mobile phone operators as a rival bidder. 3, Everything Everywhere, Telefonica UK Ltd. (O2) and Vodafone UK have all submitted both applications and the £100,000 deposit needed to participate in th..

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  • YouView launches Remote Recording app for mobile devices

    Posted on December 13, 2012 by admin

    YouView has introduced a Remote Record app to enable users to set recordings on their set-top box from an iPhone or iPad on the go. YouView has introduced a Remote Record app to enable users to set recordings on their set-top box from and iPhone or iPad on the go.   YouView’s added functionality will help level competition with riv..

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