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New study finds evidence that phone signal on trains is terrible

New research released today suggests that 1 in 3 mobile internet tasks fail - which won't come as a huge shock to commuters. Global Wireless Solutions did the work, testing phones on the ten most popular commuter routes into London. They tested calls, 3G data and 4G data - and it turns out that different…

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James O'MalleyNew study finds evidence that phone signal on trains is terrible

Sony and Tosh top notebook PC reliability chart, third of Americans want Apple

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A recent consumer survey by Which? magazine suggests that Sony and Toshiba top the pile when it comes to laptop reliability, both scoring 93%.

Perhaps surprisingly given how they’re used, and the belief that laptop computers don’t last as long, portable PCs scored better than their desktop relatives.

Apple tied with Dell and Compaq at the top of the chart for desktop computer reliability, with 86%.

Of course these results are based on consumer experience rather than scientific measurement, so it doesn’t mean those brands at the top of the pile are necessarily the best…

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Andy MerrettSony and Tosh top notebook PC reliability chart, third of Americans want Apple