1 in 3 would rather use a health gadget than doctor. NHS could save £36 billion?

Over a third of Brits (35 per cent) would rather turn to health gadgets, like Withings Smart Body Analyser pictured right, instead of visiting the doctor, according to new research published today. The survey conducted by independent shopping price comparison…

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shinychris1 in 3 would rather use a health gadget than doctor. NHS could save £36 billion?

Glasgow tube stations get O2 phone reception today

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That nice gentleman up there has probably just fainted with delight, after discovering that today he’s able to use his O2 mobile on the tube in Glasgow. We’ve known about it for a while, but today, O2 has brought phone reception to the five busiest platforms on the Glasgow subway – Buchanan Street, St Enoch, Partick, Hillhead and Govan.

The move is just a trial, but if it goes well, then you can bet your bottom dollar, or pound, that it’ll show up in London, and any other subway systems around Britain. Get ready to ask loud people to shut up underground, as well as on buses and trains.

Are you in Glasgow and on O2? What’s the service like – perfect? Or a bit patchy? Let us know in the comments.

O2 Press release (via O2UKOfficial Twitter)

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Duncan GeereGlasgow tube stations get O2 phone reception today

With six months to go, one in ten Glaswegians haven't heard of digital switchover

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Andy MerrettWith six months to go, one in ten Glaswegians haven't heard of digital switchover