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  • O2 logo Upgrade your wrist with a smart wearable from O2 Announced on 27 Aug 2015

    While the Apple Watch may not have been quite as successful as predicted, there has been a steady growth in the popularity of wearables and one sign of the increasing interest in these gadgets is that they’re...

  • TenTel logo Enjoy the flexibility of a short term broadband and phone contract with TenTel Announced on 27 Aug 2015

    TenTel is one of the newest additions to our comparison roster, and while they’re not a name you might be familiar with what they’re offering is definitely something that will prove attractive for...

  • Three logo Three offers 40GB mobile broadband caps and 12 month contracts Announced on 20 Aug 2015

    Mobile network Three has overhauled its mobile broadband deals and introduced new data caps and contracts, some of which will be extremely attractive to power users. For £45 per month plus £19...

  • Review: Amazon Fire TV Stick

    The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a streaming media viewer that offers a wide range of features in one compact and affordable package. It’s particularly intriguing if you fancy a smart TV but don’t feel the need to upgrade your entire set as it offers a cheap route to many of the same functions. We’ve previously looked competing devices from Roku and Google, so how does the £35 Fire...

    by Matt on 18 August 2015
  • EE logo EE unlimited broadband now only £1 for 12 months! Announced on 13 Aug 2015 Expires on 31 Oct 2015

    EE has launched an impressively cheap deal for new broadband customers who sign up between now and the 31st October. EE Broadband and Weekend calls is usually £9.95 per month plus £16.40 line...

  • Three logo Going abroad for a holiday? Three has you covered with Feel at Home Announced on 10 Aug 2015

    It’s holiday season and for many of us that means jetting off to an exotic location for some much deserved time in the sun. But remember when you’re outside the UK using mobile internet can...

  • BT logo BT launches UK’s first 4K TV service and gets exclusive AMC channel Announced on 04 Aug 2015

    BT has launched the UK’s first 4K ‘ultra HD’ TV service. BT Sport Ultra HD lets you take full advantage of that new 4K television to watch the latest matches in an unprecedented level of...

  • What you need to know to protect your privacy in Windows 10

    Windows 10 is here and for the first year it is a free upgrade for anyone running a legitimate copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8. But there’s a saying that applies: if the product is free, you are the product. Windows 10 includes some potentially invasive new features which could result in a great deal of information being transmitted to Microsoft, for advertising and other purposes. One...

    by Matt on 03 August 2015
  • Fuel logo Free Amazon Fire TV with Fuel Broadband, plus 6 months free broadband Announced on 01 Aug 2015 Expires on 01 Sep 2015

    Fuel Broadband has partnered with Amazon to offer new broadband subscribers some great freebies to go alongside Fuel’s bargain internet service. Anyone signing up to Fuel Broadband now will receive...

  • Competition: win an Apple iPad mini or £50 Amazon voucher!

    The government is keen to shield us from the horrors lurking on the internet and so they have encouraged ISPs to enact network level content filtering which blocks sites deemed to be obscene, dangerous or unsuitable for younger viewers. If your ISP has a filter - and that includes the four biggest providers in the country - you'll have been asked at some point whether you wish to use it. ...

    by Matt on 24 July 2015 9 Comments