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Odd Thoughts re Mobiles

A customer from West Sussex sent us in his thoughts about mobile phones. Some are great , some can be taken with a pinch of salt we believe. Phone Cases Well it is kind of mad to think that a few thousand years of design progress can be seen to...

Best Value SIM Free Mobiles 2018

It is early 2018 and, as usual in the mobile phone market the manufacturers are talking about hte next big thing - be it the iPhone X's demise, the Samsung Galaxy 9 leaks or just a new Nokia with a new operating system. It really is incredible how rapidly...

Home Networking Innovations

Whether you are at home or in the office it is likely that you will have multiple devices which require Internet connection. Nowadays we have the Internet of Everything whereby not only the usual suspects such as laptops, phones and tablets require an...

Samsung Galaxy A3 Review

Well I have ( like most of us ) been through many mobile phones in the 16 years since my first, I have used a variety from Philips, Mitsubishi, Nokia,Ericsson, Treo Palm, Sony Ericsson, HTC, Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi - yes a load of them - maybe more than...

Spare parts for your telephone

As with all electronic equipment things go wrong and sometimes the weakest link in the chain is an accessory - in the case of telephones there are a few accessories that from time to time cause issues and may well need replacing. A cordless telephone...

BT 3530 Twin Review

We had to look at the BT 3530 twin set as it was selling so well and we wondered what it was that was drawing so many people to it as, at first glance, it doesn't appear to be much different from many other models we stock. So - first things first - this is a twin...

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BT 8610 Call Blocking Telephones

BT have for a while now been saving the householder from the callous interruption of nuisance calls offering PPI claimback or other such un-requested life changing bonuses that we are all sitting around waiting for at home. The BT 6510 series of phones introduced us...

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BT 350 Baby Monitor Overview

Baby monitors provide at both ends. At one end you have a baby, the baby monitor listens and maybe watches the baby, allowing distant monitoring of the child's status and safety. At the other end of the line is an adult or two who is allowed to get on with something...

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Extending WiFi Range at Home

Well this is kind of a story with a happy ending sent in by one of our customers so we thought that we should share it in the interests of anyone else facing the same or similar problem. My parents live in a largish old house and, like many of their generation have...

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Latest from Apple and Android

Well a lot going on these days in the world of mobile. Android has gained a lot of ground on Apple's iPhone, despite the iPhone 6 and 6s, and is considered an equal alternative by many. The top manufacturers apart from Apple are Samsung ( who started out as dried fish...

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BT Decor 2600 Call Blocker

Well, we have seen over the last few years a great popularity in nuisance call blocking telephones - this has come in a consumer response to the massive proliferation of annoying sales calls received by many domestic lines. In general these phones have been of the...

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The New BT 8600

BT's latest addition to the 8000 range is the BT 8600 Cordless Telephone. This is a step up from the massively popular 8500 range. The BT 8600 has the sort of features that BT has made increasingly popular in the home phone market and reviews of the BT 8600 have been...

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Sagemcom Designer Phones – D750A

There is an incredible array of DECT cordless phones available for the home user on the market from well established manufacturers such as Panasonic, Gigaset and BT. These manufacturers have attained a popularity by virtue of their quality, reliability and...

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