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Meet Simon: the world’s first ‘smartphone’ turns 20

OK, so the term ‘smartphone’ wasn’t actually around when IBM released the Simon in August of 1994, but it was easily the smartest mobile phone of its day. The Simon Personal Communicator was was a handheld, touchscreen mobile phone, designed and engineered by IBM and the American cellular company Belself. It was the first gadget to combine the functions of …

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Stuart O'ConnorMeet Simon: the world’s first ‘smartphone’ turns 20

Review: British Gas Hive remote control heating and hot water system

Name: British Gas Hive Active Heating Type: Remote heating control and hot water system Specifications: Click here for full specs Price as reviewed: £199.99 (£159.99 without installation) British Gas has come up with a new system to control your…

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shinychrisReview: British Gas Hive remote control heating and hot water system

Average age of iPhone user has risen from 25 to 34 in last two years, claims poll

Are the young deserting Apple? Thats the question that's being posed by mobile phone comparison site, www.mobilephonechecker.co.uk. It has carried out a study aimed at uncovering the age of the average iPhone in the UK and found out that the…

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shinychrisAverage age of iPhone user has risen from 25 to 34 in last two years, claims poll

Google Nexus 4 getting 32GB 4G variant in May

Google's Nexus 4 was one of the best Android phones available last year, putting top-specs in a cut-price handset. According to SIDHTech, it now looks as though Google are looking to give the smartphone a 2013 makeover, updating the storage…

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Gerald LynchGoogle Nexus 4 getting 32GB 4G variant in May

Now Facebook plans to take over your mobile with Home for HTC and Samsung Android handsets

By Ashley Norris, Shiny ShinyI assume you have all caught the Facebook news from yesterday. If not go here. Suggesting that apps were a legacy from the PC age Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new wrapper for Android 4.0 handsets called…

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shinychrisNow Facebook plans to take over your mobile with Home for HTC and Samsung Android handsets