Monthly Archives: August 2014

  • Pure launch the Pop family of DAB & FM radios

    Posted on August 28, 2014 by admin

    Pure has launched its new Pop range of Dab & FM radios The Pop range has been, according to Pure, designed to reinvent radio and based on insights from extensive research with radio listeners. Its key design elements are derived from a study into how people want to use and interact with their radios. The result is a trio of products,..

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  • Pure launch new Evoke D2 and D4 Mio DAB/FM Radio with interchangeable casings.

    Posted on August 22, 2014 by admin

    Pure, today launch its Evoke D2 and D4 Mio range of digital radios with Bluetooth in a choice of seven interchangeable casings to suit every interior.   The new Evoke D2 (SRP £129.99) and D4 (SRP £179.99) Mio ranges are available in seven new colours, Almond, Aloe, Cerulean, Charcoal, Pewter, Raspberry and Scarlet. As the chosen c..

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  • EE introduce call queue jumping charge

    Posted on August 18, 2014 by admin

    UK mobile operator EE has introduced a controversial charge enabling customers to jump call queues. Customers calling in are now invited to use the priority customer service system for a flat rate fee of 50pence per call. EE has said it believes they have set high standards for their customer service, something which most customers agree..

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  • Ofcom study finds Vodafone is worst for rural calls

    Posted on August 13, 2014 by admin

    Ofcom research claims Vodafone has the worst rural call quality for mobile phone customers in the UK. Vodafone offers the worst service in rural areas, according to a recent study from the communications regulators, Ofcom. The study looked at data from the UK’s four main Mobile network providers, EE, O2, Three and Vodafone.  Of these ..

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  • John McAfee unveils Brownlist consumer complaints website at DefCon conference

    Posted on August 13, 2014 by admin

    John McAfee has unveiled Brownlist.com, a new consumer complaints website at a surprise visit to US hacker conference DefCon. The new website, called the Browlist, aims to fight the corner for individuals who are mistreated by large companies, organisations, or even Government departments. The eccentric software engineer, made famous and..

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  • Sony Playstation TV release dates revealed for UK, Europe and the US

    Posted on August 13, 2014 by admin

    Sony has announced the UK and USA release dates for the its PlayStation TV console.   The new micro-console is Sony’s answer to other streaming televisions consoles such as AppleTV and Roku.  In addition to streaming capabilities, the PlayStation TV console will also offer user’s access to PlayStation games. Sony has said the c..

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  • Ofcom study shows Britons spend more time on tech devices than sleeping

    Posted on August 8, 2014 by admin

    A recent Ofcom study has revealed the average UK resident spends more time using technology devices than sleeping.   According to the Ofcom study, the average Briton spends 8 hours and 41 minutes per day using technology devices such as Televisions, mobile phones and computers, but only sleeps for 8 hours and 21 minutes per day. Tel..

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  • 96% of UK adults use BBC services

    Posted on August 5, 2014 by admin

    The latest BBC Annual report (2013-14) has revealed 96% of UK adults access BBC services every week.   The report claimed the BBC has achieved “notable successes in a challenging environment” whilst referring to both programming and cost cutting efforts. According to the report, 96% of UK adults access some form of BBC service, ..

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  • Microsoft sue Samsung over Android patent payments

    Posted on August 5, 2014 by admin

    Computing giant Microsoft is suing one of its long-term partner’s Samsung.   Microsoft has begun legal proceedings against long-term partner Samsung, alleging the company has failed to meet an agreed payment schedule for use of Microsoft technologies – or more specifically the Android patents owned by Microsoft.  A Microsoft bl..

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  • Radio Mi Amigo and Anarchy on the Airwaves celebrate 50 years of Pirate radio

    Posted on August 5, 2014 by admin

    Events to celebrate 50 years of Pirate radio are to culminate in Essex with the Anarchy on the Airwaves exhibition and the launch of Radio Mi Amigo. The Anarchy on the Airwaves exhibition is the brainchild of Ray Anderson, and is located on the Clacton sea front just yards away from the original site of Radio Caroline’s pirate ship, th..

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