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LG Watch Sport, Style – All you Need to Know

LG Watch Sport, Style – All you Need to Know Smartwatches – the fad everyone thought would never last. But has this been a fair judgement? After all, the Apple Watch 2 was surrounded by excitement. But what about Android's offering? Android Wear has been relatively

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Gadget, Gadgets, Seniors, Technology research|Comments Off on LG Watch Sport, Style – All you Need to Know

The future of the Amazon Prime Air delivery system

Amazon provides its customers with a range of products and services. Add in the super fast and reliable delivery service and the result is a super mega big company that is dominating the online retail marketplace. just one of the hundreds of fulfilment centres Amazon operates. via Extreme Tech Amazon is never one to sit still

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Half of all phones stolen in London are iPhones

The iPhone is one of the most coveted phones in the UK. The sleek and stylish sensibilities of Apple's flagship product have attracted consumers in their millions. Nonetheless, the popularity of the handset also has some downsides. Government research based on London Metropolitan Police datasets from August 2012 to January 2014 found that over half of

By | September 17th, 2014|Categories: iPhone, Technology research|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Half of all phones stolen in London are iPhones

One third of people in rural areas not satisfied with mobile phone operator

What do you think of your mobile phone operator? Are you happy with the service, or do you have some bugbears? If you don't think you receive the service you ought to, you're not alone - one third (33%) of people in rural areas are not satisfied with their mobile phone network, Ofcom has found using

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Brits ‘reluctant’ to answer calls from unknown numbers

In horror movies from previous decades, a common scene of terror was the phone ringing – who was on the other end, and what terrifying things were they about to say? But modern mobile phones have condensed this panic into a few brief moments, when people look at the screen of their ringing phone to

By | August 29th, 2014|Categories: Mobile phone, Technology research|Tags: , |Comments Off on Brits ‘reluctant’ to answer calls from unknown numbers

Scottish tech take-up surpasses UK average

Scottish smartphone use is increasing faster than in any other country of the UK. This is according to Ofcom's Communications Market Report 2014, which found take-up in the country increased by 17 percentage points in the last year to reach 62% in 2014, putting the country broadly in line with the UK's average of 61%.

By | August 27th, 2014|Categories: Technology research|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Scottish tech take-up surpasses UK average

Can the UK’s communications infrastructure cope with exploding demand?

The UK's communications infrastructure may be incapable of handling the demands of the populace, Schroders has said. James Gautrey, Global Sector Specialist for Technology and Telecoms for the asset management company, pointed out that if just one-third of UK households were to sign in to Netflix and watch House of Cards and Breaking Bad, the

By | August 15th, 2014|Categories: Technology research|Tags: , |Comments Off on Can the UK’s communications infrastructure cope with exploding demand?

Ofcom research finds Brits consider mobiles and internet ‘essential’

Mobile phones and the internet are now vital for British people. Research from Ofcom found that 57% of people think that personal internet access is an essential part of their lives, with 61% considering landline and mobile voice services vital and 59% classing mobile text and voice services as something they cannot do without. However,

By | August 13th, 2014|Categories: Technology research|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ofcom research finds Brits consider mobiles and internet ‘essential’

Brits charging gadgets and ‘borrowing’ IT equipment at work

A significant number of sneaky Brits are taking advantage of their employers through their smartphones and other devices, a new survey has found. A uSwitch.com poll of 2,000 working adults revealed that 19% said they charge their smartphone and other electronics while at work in order to reduce their domestic energy bills, while 12% make

By | August 6th, 2014|Categories: Technology research|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Brits charging gadgets and ‘borrowing’ IT equipment at work

Which? puts PC repair companies in firing line

Have you ever taken your laptop in for a repair? Was the repair successful, or did the same problem re-emerge not long after you'd taken it home? If you've been disappointed by a laptop repair, a Which? investigation has shown that you are far from alone. The consumer watchdog installed a software fault that prevented

By | August 4th, 2014|Categories: Laptop, Technology research|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Which? puts PC repair companies in firing line