An eighteen year old girl found her mobile phone loaded with pornographic images after having taken it to be repaired, according to an article in The Sun. The article, which claims the girl was “deeply traumatised” by the incident took her Nokia mobile phone to be repaired at Carphone Warehouse, only for it to come back loaded with X rated photographs and as many as ten pornographic video clips.… Read the rest
Archive for March 2010
Customers around the UK will be eagerly waiting the results of Ofcom’s investigation into the number porting controversy, which are expected to be released later this week.
Customers trying to move from one mobile service provider to another are often stymied by companies dragging their feet when it comes to making the transition, which requires their current provider to release their PAC – porting authorisation code – in order to be able to use their current mobile number with another service provider.… Read the rest
Dual SIM phones are rare, but there are a few of them out there – like the LG GX200 and the Samsung C5121 DUOS. With the LG being the newest of the dual SIMs on offer, we’re going to focus on it.
Aside from the fact that it is dual SIM, the GX200 isn’t anything new when it comes to features.… Read the rest
Virgin Media is splashing out on some big deals for consumers. Customers will soon be able to gain unlimited amounts of data for just twenty pounds a month under the newly revamped tariffs, with other Virgin service customers also being given the opportunity to purchase discounted smartphones.
The twenty pound unlimited net and text tariffs apply to the Pay Monthly and SIM-only phone plans, with the latter also including eight hundred minutes or a cheaper alternative of unlimited texts and two hundred minutes for just ten pounds.… Read the rest
In a survey reported in Computers in Human Behaviour, a fifth of respondents say they regularly snoop at their partner’s emails and texts.
The study called “netiquette within married couples” was carried out by researchers from three eminent institutions, namely the London School of Economics, the University of Oxford and Nottingham Trent University. They asked 1,000 couples.… Read the rest