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Jamie Oliver and Victoria Pendleton on hand to launch Samsung Hope Relay app for Android and iPhone

Jamie Oliver and Victoria Pendleton on hand to launch Samsung Hope Relay app for Android and iPhone

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Samsung has teamed with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and British Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton to launch an application for Android, iPhone and Samsung Wave handsets that donates £1 to a host of charities every time you run, walk or cycle... >>

Walking Wi-Fi Homeless Hotspots trial

Walking Wi-Fi Homeless Hotspots trial

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Over in Austin, Texas, at SXSW, BBH Labs has been trialling out what we can only describe as a mashup between The Big Issue and The Cloud. Confused? You needn't be. The idea is relatively straightforward. Instead of homeless people selling magazines to... >>

Fully working Tron light cycle goes up for auction

Fully working Tron light cycle goes up for auction

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US fundraising website Charitybuzz.com is currently auctioning a full-size replica Tron light cycle, and the best news is that it works. The Xenon Light Motor Bike is a fully customised vehicle that can reach speeds of up to 50MPH, is 100 per cent electric... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Jet Pack Santa review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Jet Pack Santa review (iPhone)

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Help Santa delivery presents to all the good boys and girls this Christmas with Jet Pack Santa, a game for the iPhone and iPad, designed by Whacked Prattle and the Serious Games Institute. All profits from the game will go to the Prince’s Trust. Jet... >>

How to spend on charity this Christmas

How to spend on charity this Christmas

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Welcome to the Good Christmas on Pocket-lint. The first and most obvious way to feel good about yourself this year is to make sure that you’re giving to those that really need, and, as much as we all really need that latest smartphone, what we’re... >>

Everything Everywhere suspends charity text skimming, but doesn't rule out complete stop

Everything Everywhere suspends charity text skimming, but doesn't rule out complete stop

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Everything Everywhere has has suspended, but not completely ruled out, taking a percentage of donations made to charities using text messages via the operators network. Speaking to Pocket-lint, Everything Everywhere stated: “Everything Everywhere makes... >>

BT MyDonate charity website to be iPhone app too

BT MyDonate charity website to be iPhone app too

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Yesterday saw the launch of BT MyDonate, an online fundraising portal for registered charities in the UK, and there are plans to bring it to iPhone and other mobile devices in the form of an app. "It's something we're definitely going to look at," Caroline... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 24: Kids Company MouthOff

App-vent Calendar - day 24: Kids Company MouthOff

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The time has at last arrived, the end of the Pocket-lint app-vent calendar of apps is upon us; with this our last in the series. As such we thought it a good idea to make this one about giving as well as receiving; it's also a hell of a lot of fun and... >>

Google declares its Chrome charity tab donations

Google declares its Chrome charity tab donations

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Google has revealed the results of its browser-based charity fundraiser. The Chrome for a Cause extension counted the number of tabs used throughout the day by users and prompted people to submit the number, which was then converted into a charitable... >>

Google Chrome charity fundraiser counts your tabs

Google Chrome charity fundraiser counts your tabs

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If you're using Chrome or thinking of giving the Google browser a go then you might like to know that you can help out some good causes whilst surfing the net - so long as you like to use plenty of tabs. The browser-based charity fundraiser asks Chrome... >>