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Blast from the past: the new Nokia 3310

Blast from the past: the new Nokia 3310

Do you remember the Nokia 3310 (pictured below)? That classic design launched in 2000 which went on to sell more 126 million units? Well, it’s back.

Well, not quite. But the new owners of the Nokia brand, HMD, think that they have spied a niche and, who knows, they may be right. Launched..

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VAT on roaming charges

VAT on roaming charges

If you’re a small business, are not VAT registered and incur international roaming charges outside the EU then watch out, as Phillip Hammond in his latest budget announced that from 1 August 2017 VAT would be added to bills – that means a 20% increase in costs. (more…)

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Have you considered the Moto G?

Have you considered the Moto G?

It’s easy to fixate on top of the range handsets, but for business mobile users most of your staff won’t need a higher spec than that offered by Lenovo’s Moto G range. From the first generation onwards these have been great value, well built phones with decent specs to suit most..

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Which business mobile network based on 4G signal?

Which business mobile network based on 4G signal?

One of the main considerations when choosing the right mobile phone network for your business will be quality of signal.

If you’re a business mobile phone user and need fast internet access then there are still differences between the networks in different parts of the country. In the..

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What is the best business smartphone?

What is the best business smartphone?

It would be easy to just say ‘the iPhone 7’ or ‘Samsung Galaxy S7’, but everybody is different with different needs – so which phone is right for your business? (more…)

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An end to mobile roaming charges?

An end to mobile roaming charges?

The end of mobile roaming charges has been discussed for years – but the European Parliament just took another step to abolishing roaming fees altogether. (more…)

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Business Mobile Phone Resolutions for 2017

Business Mobile Phone Resolutions for 2017

We’re  not talking about pixel resolution here, but new year’s resolutions. What should you be doing in 2017 to make your business mobile phone usage smarter? (more…)

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Smartphones – the future of VR?

Smartphones – the future of VR?

Virtual reality (VR) has been the talk of 2016 and there are probably lots of people hoping for something VR related in the stocking this Christmas! The problem, however, with headsets such as the Oculus Rift and Playstation VR is that (apart from the fact they can make you feel nauseous!) they are..

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Business smartphone etiquette

Business smartphone etiquette

First it was just a phone. Then it became a messenging device. Now it’s a computer which (sometimes) controls your life. What is your business smartphone etiquette and when do you turn it off in social and business situations? (more…)

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Business mobiles and car usage

Business mobiles and car usage

Many business users of mobile spend lots of time in the car. How are things changing for business mobile users on the road? (more…)

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What is MDM?

What is MDM?

You may be asking what is MDM – mobile device management. Companies with a large number of mobile phone users face the issue of how to effectively manage the security and content of those devices. Welcome to the world of MDM. (more…)

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