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Cheap and Cheerful Cordless Phone

The Gigaset A120 Digital Cordless telephones merit some attention, initially by virtue of their price - these are really cheap telephones, but also by the surprising quality and features in such a well priced home phone. To start off with - the Gigaset...

Moving from Android to Apple

I have been using an Android mobile for well over 10 years. I started off on that line thanks to advice from an operator at Orange who, when my mobile contract upgrade came up, suggested the HTC Hero. It was not the first smartphone I had ever used, but it...

Unbox Your Samsung Galaxy S8

Last year Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 -a flagship mobile phone that promised the earth to kill the iPhone and firmly establish Samsung as the premier smartphone manufacturer in the world. However - those of us who read the news will know...

Picking your next Mobile – What to buy in 2017

Thinking of upgrading your mobile? 2017 has been a great year for them so far, plus a few honorable mentions from the previous years which have held up to today too, however sometimes picking what’s right for you sometimes isn’t as easy as you first thought it was....

A Cheap Refurbished iPhone

It's my daughter's birthday next week and I know what would make her happy, a new phone. She is currently using a Samsung Galaxy S3 with various hairline and major cracks and naturally the pre-teen is violently opposed to making use of the wonderful Android platform....

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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Sagemcom Home Network Extenders

We have some fantastic new home networking products in stock from Sagemcom - a French Global Electronics manufacturing company which provides a great range in home entertainment and communications from cordless phones, designer phones and cheap home networking. As...

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Gigaset AL415A Twin

If you are looking for a cheap and reliable set of twin cordless telephones then the Gigaset AL415A Twin is a great entry level model with twin DECT handsets working from one base station and with a digital answering machine integral and accessible from either of the...

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Home Networking

About Home Networking   Setting up a Network has all ways been a thing for the specialised techies of the world, but now it's is easier then ever for the home user to set up their own small home network, thanks to the great devices that have been made for the...

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DECT Telephones

It's one of those words that you hear and never really think about - DECT - it is generally associated with domestic telephony but also has a variety of applications. Well DECT stands for Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications which started off as a European...

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Nuisance Calls – Blocked

Nuisance calls are in the news a lot these days so we thought we would bring up a few points in a summary.   Firstly let me define what I think is a nuisance call - it is not when your daughter rings up and asks you to pick her and her friends up and drive them...

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