Tag: online

What happens if you ignore “online”

My wife has been asking me about this and, somehow, I’ve ended up finding out more information about it. See, there’s this online fashion store called Zalando. They do lots of clothes, shoes and fashion items. Believe me, if you could see my bank account you’d see how …

Make Christmas that little bit cheaper

Regular as clockwork, the utility companies have ramped up their prices. With Christmas round the corner and your wallet becoming emptier by the day, it’s time to look at some money saving tips. We’ve already covered many ways of cutting your gadget expenditure. You can buy a cheaper …

The customer is always right and they’re changing behaviour rapidly

Something is happening, and it’s happening quickly. It hit me this afternoon when I was buying apples in Morrisons. The supermarket chain is massive. They bought Safeway (anyone remember them? I used to work there y’know) but in the run-up to Christmas their like-for-like sales dipped 2.5%. “Hey …

Vizibility – Clever NFC business cards and an online identity

So, you’ve got a business card. Most people do. Whether it’s a cheap business card or a posh aluminium one there’s generally the same problem – you can only fit a certain amount of information on, and when your number or job title changes it means a whole …

Child runs up £2000 bill on an iPad

If your child plays with your phone or tablet, keep an eye out. Little Will Smith, who’s just six years old, managed to spend an astonishing £2000 whilst using an iPad. It seems that the boy had managed to access his grandfather’s iTunes password to purchase virtual coins, …

Thought – Are we killing the age of innocence?

It’s fair to say that I’ve followed the mobile landscape for some time now. I sometimes forget that many of you may not remember a time before mobile phones existed, and some of you perhaps don’t even recall handsets without colour screens. Something struck me on a recent …

ChatON adds new features

If you’ve got a Samsung device you may have noticed an app called “ChatON“. Put simply, it’s an instant messenger packed with extras like group chat, multimedia sharing and so much more. Now, to be honest I’d not paid much attention to it until I stumbled across this …

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 …

Status: OMG! WiFi at the Tube station

Use the Tube? Use one of the stations listed below? Hey, you’re in luck. You’ll soon be bathed in free (for a limited time) WiFi while you stand on the platform. Better still, some stations have been turned on today, so you might start seeing people like this …

HiDrive adds extra features to their mobile apps

The bods from HiDrive have been twiddling around with their mobile apps and have added stacks of new features. Their service is similar to DropBox but locks your important stuff away in one of their ISO 27001-accredited datacentres in Germany. All versions now have bandwidth-friendly image previews, with …

Samsung Galaxy SIII Pictured and ready for pre-order?

If you’re an online retailer looking to get some hits, you could try adding a slightly mocked-up Samsung Galaxy SIII and just wait for the clicks to arrive. Right now mobilecityonline have possibly done just that, with the phone now on their site ready for pre-order at $799.99. …

MWC – Orange gets too eager, puts HTC One X online!

The word here is “whoops”. Looks like the yet-to-be announced HTC One X is now plastered all over the Orange website for all to see… More as we get. Remember where you read this first… Link – Orange Shop Credit – Andrew Exelby

Drunken purchases help online sales

I’ll admit that I’m one of the people who have accepted a parcel that I knew nothing about. It has your name on the box, it’s addressed correctly, but you’re not expecting any deliveries. Hmmm.. Perhaps you’ve won a prize? As you open it and examine the Potty …

PlayScreen Raises the Social Game Stakes with PlayScreen Poker

Playscreen have just released a new game for the iPhone. It is called Playscreen Poker and it is a free poker game that has various social elements. To be honest here I don’t play poker and I don’t do social so I can’t really comment on how good …