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And the number 1 App and Gadget of 2012 is ???

With the year drawing to a close, we will soon be looking back at the best things 2012 had to offer. So have a think back and what is your number 1 App and Gadget of 2012 For me, the App has to be Chrome and the gadget has to be the Galaxy s3 Would [...]

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War of the Tablets

In the last couple of months we have seen a wave of activity in the tablet world. Google, Apple and Kindle have all released new tablets in time to cash in on the Christmas sales. The technology world has been quick to review the products and play them off against each other in order to [...]

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What would make you switch operator?

How long have you been with your mobile operator? I am an O2 customer and have been for several years after switching from Orange for a cheaper deal. Over 20 years of having a mobile phone and I have only been to two different operators so how does an operator grow its customer base? What keeps [...]

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Recruitment International Awards 2012

Two more fantastic industry awards

  Last night we beat 250 of the UK’s top recruiters to win Best Company to Work For and Best International Recruitment Company at the 2012 Recruitment International awards in central London. Our hugely successful international operation was deemed a ‘world beater’ and working for Penta was considered by the judges to be ‘head and [...]

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What phone should I upgrade to

How do you choose a mobile phone?

What is important to you when looking at mobile phones? A friend of mine is looking to upgrade from their ancient Nokia (voice and text only) to a smart phone and has asked for my help. With so many phones – they are not really called smart phones any more – on the market and [...]

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How Important Is Your Mobile?

How Important Is Your Mobile?

Most of us run a quick check when leaving the house…. Keys, Wallet, Mobile….. but when did mobile become part of this check-list and how long before it overtakes your wallet in priority? You feel naked without your mobile in your pocket. These days, your mobile rules your life and the thought of losing it sends a [...]

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Wi-fi Access on London Underground Extended

Free Wi-Fi access, provided during the Olympics, was so successful that Virgin Media plan to extend the service. The service is currently available at 72 stations, with more to be added by the end of the year. Plans are also in place to provide Internet access at a number of overground stations. Jon James, Executive [...]

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iPhone Damage

How safe is your iPhone?

How protective are you over your iPhone whilst out and about? Most of us don’t worry about our phones safety whilst at home, but this research by Squaretrade warns us that most iPhone accidents (51%) happen in the home. 21% of incidents are in the kitchen with 9% of us dropping them down the toilet and 5% [...]

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Samsung annouce new Galaxy S3 Mini

Samsung officially revealed the details of the new, smaller version of their Galaxy S3. The smartphone will have a smaller screen at 4 inches, 5 megapixel camera and uses the Google’s Android operating system, Jelly Bean. Despite efforts to keep the plans under wraps, specification details had appeared across the Internet before official reports. The [...]

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Ban Mobile Phones in Cinemas?

One of my pet peeves has to be, people using their mobile phone in the cinema. Whether its not turning it on silent or checking Facebook during the film, seeing a lit up mobile phone screen fills me with anger. Do people not pay attention to the humourous Orange adverts played just before the film? [...]

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