Poll: Which UK mobile network should get the iPad? Orange? O2? Vodafone?

Ever look down at your mobile, see just one bar of 3G coverage, and wonder why you pay the extra cash to even have such dodgy connectivity? With some areas of the UK still receiving woefully poor network coverage, will…

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Gerald LynchPoll: Which UK mobile network should get the iPad? Orange? O2? Vodafone?

AQA's sex survey reveals just how legless its users really are

I must admit I can’t think of a single reason why you would use a texting service like AQA 63336 – unless that is you are really, really shit-faced and fancy a giggle at the answer they come up with (though I think there are cheaper ways of having fun personally).

So to find out that people are texting in asking if eating a polo mint prevents you from getting pregnant or if eating a banana helps you maintain an erection doesn’t really surprise me. Apparently, according to the press release, AQA 63336 (no, I have no idea what the numbers stand for either, though I’m sure it’s significant), ‘researchers’ have found that half of the sex-related queries it receives come between 9pm and 2am. No shit, Sherlock. Honestly I would be worried for the state of the nation if they were during the 9am and 2pm unless the survey was carried out among students, that is.

Even more revelationary is that the with the most popular time to ask
questions about sex is 12.37am. And that 60% of these sex texts to AQA
63336 come from men – wow you don’t say. So you see, as I said pissed blokes.

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shinychrisAQA's sex survey reveals just how legless its users really are

Nearly half now share digital images via social media

An online survey, commissioned by Blurb.com and carried out by YouGov, found that 44 per cent of respondents now share their digital photographs using social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Of course the trend is particularly prominent amongst 18 to 24 year olds, where 83 per cent share their images on social media websites, while only 19 per cent of people aged over 55 do the same.

The survey also found that there is a growing trend for people to use creative online services to transform photos into real, personalised products, to keep, share, and give as gifts. Almost half of those surveyed stated that they would prefer to make a hard copy photography book from their snaps (coincidentally this is precisely the service that Blurb offers, handy that).

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shinychrisNearly half now share digital images via social media