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EU roaming charges

Back in 2015, we told you that the European Parliament had agreed to scrap EU roaming charges. As of 15 June, you will pay the same price for calls, texts and mobile data wherever you are travelling in the EU. In other words, the text, call and data allowances included in your monthly contract at […]

using mobile phone while driving

On March 1st, the penalty for using a mobile phone while driving doubled to £200 and six points. Motorists caught using their mobile twice or accruing 12 points on their licence will face magistrates’ court, being disqualified and fines of up to £1,000. Furthermore, new drivers, within 2 years of passing their test, risk having their […]

rest of world

What’s Happening? A revamped ‘Rest of World Pass’ is replacing the O2 Worldwide data bolt-on and 24 hour bolt-on. The Rest of World Pass gives you texts, calls and data in 87 destinations around the world. When’s It Happening? We were expecting the Rest of World Pass November 8 (Tuesday). However, due to what O2 […]

Pixel

Okay, so Apple’s had it’s turn, now it’s Google’s chance to show off their newest hardware including their Pixel smartphone. We’ll give you the details so you don’t miss anything. What  In their latest keynote event, Google are widely expected to introduce a ton of new hardware. But, what we’re really interested in and excited about, […]

Apple Keynote

The latest Apple keynote event will take place on September 7 (tomorrow). So, we summarise what we know so far, and what we to expect to find out tomorrow evening. What We Know The event will take place at 10am PDT (6pm UK time) at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. You can catch the […]

It’s official; in what Apple are calling their biggest release yet, iOS 10 will hit your iPhones and iPads this Autumn. Apple has revealed its latest operating system update at the annual Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. With updates to Messages, Maps, Photos and Siri now confirmed, we’ve summed up the most important […]

new emojis

Bacon, an avocado, a kiwi fruit, a Pinocchio lying face and a selfie are among 72 new emojis set to be released later this month.  The Unicode Consortium, the body that controls and approves software standards for characters, has accepted the new emojis for release on June 21.  The new images will add to the 1,601 […]

Nuisance Calls

From the spring, direct marketing companies will have to display their phone numbers, thus preventing anonymous nuisance calls.  Companies will be forced to display their telephone numbers or face heavy fines in a new crackdown on nuisance calls.  The legislation will allow customers to see who is calling them and make a formal complaint.  This also allows the Information Commissioner’s Office […]

fraud warning

This is an important fraud warning; we are aware of the fraudulent impersonation schemes currently being used by hackers and want to ensure it doesn’t happen to you. This latest scheme involves a member of the corporate finance team, often the Finance Director, receiving an authentic looking email purporting to be an internal email from a senior executive […]

European parliament

The European Parliament has agreed to abolish roaming charges in Europe; the ban will take effect from June 15 2017.  In essence, from June 2017, you will be charged the same to make a call, send a text and use mobile data as you are at home.  Prior to this, a temporary roaming cap will be […]

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