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Dundee mobile phone pioneer has global ambitions for game-changing tech

26 Oct 2021

Source: The Courier From Predict Mobile’s headquarters at Water’s Edge in Dundee, Colin Loveday is working on a one-of-a-kind project. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, his idea of a mobile contract comparison platform has been in the making for years. He describes the complexity of the task equal to pushing […]
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Lithuania urges people to throw away Chinese phones

23 Sep 2021

Source: BBC News Consumers should throw away their Chinese phones and avoid buying new ones, Lithuania’s Defence Ministry has warned. A report by its National Cyber Security Centre tested 5G mobiles from Chinese manufacturers. It claimed that one Xiaomi phone had built-in censorship tools while another Huawei model had security flaws. Huawei said no user […]
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Apple iPhone 13 brings portrait mode for video

14 Sep 2021

Source: BBC News Apple has announced its new iPhone 13, which can film “portrait mode” videos with a depth of field effect. The new cinematic mode “anticipates when someone is about to enter the frame” and shifts focus to them, Apple said – something known as “pull focus”. It is the only smartphone that lets […]
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Three brings in EU roaming charges and ends global scheme

09 Sep 2021

Source: BBC News Three is the latest mobile network to announce it is reintroducing roaming charges between the UK and Europe. From 23 May 2022, customers who have taken out a new or upgraded contract after 1 October will have to pay £2 a day to use their monthly allowance of minutes, texts and data […]
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Mobile roaming charges in Europe: What you need to know

09 Sep 2021

Source: BBC News Three has become the latest big UK mobile operator to announce that it is going to start charging its customers extra for using their phones in Europe. It follows the example of EE and Vodafone. Between 2017 and the end of 2020, UK consumers were able, within reason, to use the minutes, […]
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Why phone scams are so difficult to tackle

23 Aug 2021

Source: BBC News Many of us now refuse to answer telephone calls from an unknown number, for fear that it could be a scam. And we dread receiving a text message, purportedly from our bank or a delivery firm, again due to concerns that it might be from fraudsters. A recent report suggests that we […]
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