Category Archives: Uncategorized

July 30, 2018

New device stops drink-drivers from starting their cars

Drink-drivers may soon need to install an alcohol interlock in their vehicles to keep them from driving after they have consumed alcoholic beverages. The device is basically a breathalyser that can prevent a car from starting. The driver would have … Read more >

May 29, 2018

At what age should you give your child a mobile phone?

Is there an age that is too young for a child to have a mobile phone? Unlike laws concerning driving a vehicle on public roadways, no official order dictates when parents can give their children phones and other mobile devices. … Read more >

May 21, 2018

Are you getting the best mobile and broadband deal?

According to a report by telecoms regulator Ofcom, about 1.5 million UK households pay a higher monthly fee than necessary for their mobile phone service by paying the same amount even after their contracts have ended. Around four million homes … Read more >

May 15, 2018

BT to cut 13,000 jobs

BT has announced plans to cut 13,000 jobs during the next three years as part of its restructuring plan to invest in the next generation of mobile networks and ultrafast broadband. Britain’s largest telecoms operator said that the greatest impact … Read more >

April 23, 2018

Poor indoor mobile coverage hindering productivity

According to a survey commissioned by CommScope, 23% of office workers in the UK suffer from reduced productivity at least once a week because of poor mobile phone connectivity at work. OnePoll, which conducted the survey for CommScope, asked 2,000 … Read more >

January 8, 2018

Apple chip warning

Apple has issued a statement confirming that two flaws in Intel and ARM microprocessors have affected all iPads, Mac computers and iPhones. The company said that the Spectre and Meltdown flaws could expose millions of their customers to hackers. To … Read more >

December 4, 2017

Government commits £500m to 5G, AI and fibre broadband

Chancellor Philip Hammond recently announced in the Autumn Budget that the Government will commit £500m to 5G, artificial intelligence and full-fibre broadband. About £160m of this investment will aid in developing nation-wide 5G networks. This amount is in addition to … Read more >

October 23, 2017

Mobile phone networks overcharging customers after contract ends

Three of the UK’s largest mobile phone providers routinely overcharge their customers by continuing to bill them for their mobile phones after they have paid for these devices in full. An estimated six million people are subject to this practice. … Read more >

August 25, 2017

Using your phone as a sat nav without breaking the law

It has been against the law since December 2003 for drivers to use hand-held mobile phones, even when stopped while the car engine is still running. From 1st March, stronger penalties have been in effect, with drivers facing the imposition … Read more >

August 8, 2017

New Apple Watch could work without iPhone

According to Bloomberg, Apple is developing a new Apple Watch that does not need a Bluetooth connection to an iPhone to function. The Wall Street Journal has confirmed this report. The report said that Apple has been talking to providers … Read more >