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Bought the Linx tablet and had trouble browsing?

If you managed to get the Linx 8 Windows 8.1 tablet from Sainsburys recently then you’ll know just how cheap it was. The 32GB 8″ tablet has an Intel quad core CPU, 1GB RAM and WiFi, Bluetooth, two cameras etc. Trouble is, if you unboxed it and tried …

Porn more popular in the UK than shopping

Here in the UK the internet is changing. The classic flavour of “the web”, where people can say and do what they want and download anything without fear of traffic management or data limits, is long gone. We now heavy a heavily controlled, heavily monitored and heavily firewalled …

Browse away from prying eyes

How do I start this? Hmmm… I know. I’ll do what Microsoft did and completely lie. Right, here goes… When you’re looking for “a present” on your browser and don’t want your wife to find out, you can now use Private Browser. It’s fairly self-explanatory really. This password-protected …

Galaxy SIII Leads in battery browsing tests

Battery life. You can’t get through the day without someone in your office mentioning .. or cursing it. Now those clever people at Which? have tested battery life on a selection of smartphones whilst browsing. Screen brightness was set to “maximum” during all tests and they used their …

On-line, underground.

If you’re a regular reader, and not one of those naughty people who just pop by without even offering a cup of tea, you’ll know about the WiFi rollout across the Tube in London. As we reported previously, they’ve worked to push out the service these last few …

Testing O2 LTE

I have arrived in London for the first day of O2 LTE 4G testing using a LTE modem kindly supplied by the network.  If you did not know, O2 have a test 4G network covering 40km distance in London and selected websites have been given a dongle to …

Three remove out-of-bundle data charges with new contracts

New plans will shortly be added to the Three offerings to stop out-of-bundle data charges. The network has already delivered “The One Plan” for those wanting the unlimited data experience, but now the “Ultimate Internet” offer something pretty similar – and plans start from just £18. The Essential …

A Skinny Flavored Latte and some free Wi-Fi please

Getting a coffee today ? If you’re a Starbucks customer you can now enjoy free WiFi – a service previously only available to members of their Rewards programme. Brian Waring, VP of Marketing for Starbucks UK & Ireland said.. Our customers told us that they liked our free …