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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...

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....

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 into...

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Top 10 Cordless Phones

Here we look at our top 10 home phones of 2015 - we have selected them based upon their quality, range, sound and distinctive features, in some instances we have chosen a twin or a triple handset system just to add to the mix. BT 8500 Twin The BT 8500 Twin is one of...

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What’s a Smartphone?

We were chatting the other day about our smartphones, me saying that they cost the same as a small car these days and that it was a crazy outlay for such a small thing, and a friend pointed out that, yes, a few hundred quid was a lot of money, but considering the...

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Sagemcom D770A Telephone

Sagemcom is a french based manufacturer of high end home electricals, specialising in communications, be it speech or data. In the world of telephones they have a reputation for quality and build as well as creating some striking designs in the cordless phone market...

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Questions To Ask When Buying A Home Phone

We have been selling home cordless phones since the last millennium so its fair to say that we have had quite a few conversations with people who are looking to replace their corded home phone with a cordless one or just upgrade their existing cordless phone. That has...

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BT 3710 Twin Telephones Review

The BT3710 is another round bottomed telephone from BT's cordless phone range. In a far cry to the large square base stations of yesteryear BT have realised that a space saving, more minimalistic footprint will benefit many householders as well as looking good. What...

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Gigaset C530A Duo – A Great Telephone

The Gigaset C530A Duo is one of our favourite telephones available in the UK these days. There are two main reason for this - everything it is and everything it does. What it is is a two handset digital (DECT) cordless phone made by Gigaset - that itself is a great...

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BT 8500 Triple Review

Well we love a cordless phone, and we love BT telephones in general, especially telephones which seem to have been designed to do everything that a person could wish for in a phone. Here I am introducing the BT 8500 Trio/ Triple System. This comprises a main base...

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Why Buy the Sagemcom D77V Designer Telephone

Anyone looking for something quite different in the world of home cordless phones should look at the Sagemcom D77V Designer Phone. Sagemcom are a french company known for their innovative approach to design in many areas - creating one of the most interesting home...

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Broken Telephone Spare Parts

Modern technolgy is just beautiful, it is a joy to own the myriad of gorgeously designed and ergonomically crafted gadgetry available to the sophisticated modern aficionado. The latest products are made with micro compoments and finished with shiny plastic, glass and...

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Panasonic Cordless Twin Telephones

Well we have sold Panasonic Cordless Phones for a long time and are glad to see some new models hitting our online shelves. Panasonic have, since they started producing DECT phones, always been one of the premium brands, known for their reliability and quality. A new...

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The Gigaset A415A – a great telephone

There are, as we are sure that you are aware a startling variety of cordless home phones available from a myriad of manufacturers. In their basest format they consist of a base station which charges a handset and is connected to a phone line and a handset which...

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BT Home Smartphone – Android

Sitting on Sofa with kids the other day and mobile phone was on charge in the other room and neither iPad nor Android slab were at hand and I looked at my Gigaset telephone and wondered if I should have an intelligent beast in situ there instead. I knew about the BT...

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What is True Call?

True call is an amzing new nuisance call blocking service that was originally demonstrated and picked up on Dragons' Den in 2009. Initially it was devised as a separate gadget which was connected between the telephone and the socket - but offering a novel new way of...

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How Telephones Work

Well for those of you who don't actually know how the early telephones worked here is a great little video we found on the Internet Archive. It is an animated instructional dialogue aimed at the inner workings of those antique phones - with clear directions as how the...

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Why Buy the BT 8500 Cordless Phone?

BT ( British Telecom ) have brought out yet another fantastic home phone - the BT 8500. This phone has brought new and improved call blocking features to the fore, claiming to be able to block all unwanted calls utilising previous technology as per the BT 6500 range...

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