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Top 10 genuine excuses for mobile phone insurance claims revealed

Top 10 genuine excuses for mobile phone insurance claims revealed

By 24 October 2012

We've all had problems with a mobile phone or two in the past, from dropping it on the floor while, ahem, slightly tipsy to getting it soaking wet in a sudden downpour, but some of us have damaged our phones in far more peculiar ways. Or, at least, so... >>

39 per cent of Brits can't see difference between Blu-ray and DVD

39 per cent of Brits can't see difference between Blu-ray and DVD

By 5 July 2012

Although the Blu-ray format has been around for six years now, 81 per cent of UK residents say that they don't own a single disc or player. And 39 per cent claim that they can't even tell the difference between Blu-ray and DVD images. According to a survey... >>

Kids shun toys for technology

Kids shun toys for technology

By 21 March 2012

UK children under 10 spend almost an hour a day using technology-based products at home rather than opting for more traditional games like toy soldiers or dolls, according to a new study. In a sign that "these times they are a-changin'", the survey commissioned... >>

Over quarter of Brits admit to taking porn pics or videos using camera phones

Over quarter of Brits admit to taking porn pics or videos using camera phones

By 22 February 2012

A staggering 26 per cent of Brits have pornographic pictures or video of their partner on their mobile or smartphone. When asked, "Have you ever taken a 'sex' photo or video of yourself and a partner using your camera phone?" over a quarter of respondents... >>

Off your Facebook: Drunks make up 76 per cent of photos on site in UK

Off your Facebook: Drunks make up 76 per cent of photos on site in UK

By 15 December 2011

Over three quarters of the tagged pictures on Britons' Facebook pages are of drunks, according to a survey carried out by photo book website MyMemory.com. 76 per cent of those polled said that the shots contain one or more people that were under the influence... >>

Study finds mobile phones don't cause cancer

Study finds mobile phones don't cause cancer

By 21 October 2011

Latest research involving a large section of the Danish population suggests that there is no link between the long-term use of mobile phones and brain cancer. The study, that was originally published in the bmj.com, involved the analysis data of 10,729... >>

BlackBerry failure could see 1 in 5 move to iPhone

BlackBerry failure could see 1 in 5 move to iPhone

By 14 October 2011

It's not been a great week for BlackBerry, and with the launch of the iPhone 4S, along with all the fandom that goes with it, the news that many BlackBerry users would potentially opt for an iPhone as a direct result of Blackberry’s service problems... >>

The city that wants the iPhone 4S most is... Leeds?

The city that wants the iPhone 4S most is... Leeds?

By 13 October 2011

Virtually everyone the world over is excited about the iPhone 4S, Leeds in particular, who according to Phones4u is the most excited city in the country. Rather unsurprisingly London follows closely behind, with Birmingham up next. Phones4u plans on weighting... >>

RIM beats Apple for brand loyalty, but where does your phone maker come?

RIM beats Apple for brand loyalty, but where does your phone maker come?

By 4 October 2011

New figures released by Comscore suggest that BlackBerry owners are the most loyal phone users in the UK, pipping Apple to the top spot. In the survey, which looks at manufacturer churn rates in the UK in May, June, and July; BlackBerry maker RIM has... >>

UK download speed above global average

UK download speed above global average

By 23 September 2011

Before you start cursing your ISP when a sudden lag costs you a goal during a game of Fifa online, or means you take a bullet in the head on COD, then take comfort that we're above the global average when it comes to download speeds... just. A study by... >>