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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...

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...

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 home...

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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 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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