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LG Nexus 5 Review

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 on ‎25-07-2014 18:00



The Nexus 5 may be a Google phone but it was designed by LG, and the Korean tech gurus have done a commendable job. The all-glass front may look quite plain and dull, but the handset is both slender and light, with pleasingly narrow bezels either side of the screen. And the white model offers a pleasing contrast between front and back.


Review of MightyText App (“iMessage for Android”)

by jeff_elephant ‎25-07-2014 10:00 - edited ‎16-07-2014 22:09

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MightyText, as the article title suggests, is meant to be an "iMessage for Android", with more functionality supposedly planned in the future. I will describe what this app is, how it works, and why you should download it for free! 


LG G Watch vs Samsung Gear Live: Android Wear Smartwatches Compared

by wsjudd ‎24-07-2014 18:00 - edited ‎23-07-2014 18:27


These past two weeks I've reviewed the first two Android Wear smartwatches to be released: the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. Now, I'm back to conclude our Android Wear series with a direct comparison between the two watches. Let's get started!


7-Minute workout: the fitness apps

by shadylady on ‎24-07-2014 09:00 - last edited on ‎24-07-2014 12:00 by handy giff-staffer zobia22



The sun is out and the temperatures are rising but what does this mean? The perfect time to work out of course. Check out this great app that will let you do just that.


Home working Agents are go!

by handy giff-staffer vespaash2 on ‎23-07-2014 18:00 - last edited on ‎24-07-2014 14:11 by handy giff-staffer zobia22



We recently took the ground breaking step of inviting our members to come and join giffgaff as work from home Member Service Agents.  


The interest following my first blog was phenomenal so firstly a huge thank you to everyone who applied.  We literally had thousands of enquiries from you.  We’ve now reached the stage where I am excited to confirm the search is over.


Episode 4 - The Internet: The Future

by frolicols ‎23-07-2014 09:00 - edited ‎23-07-2014 11:45



Welcome to the last episode of The Internet series. In this episode we peek into the future of the internet. We also look into The Internet of Things.


Best Gardening Apps: The Most Useful Apps for Gardeners

by kenlo ‎22-07-2014 18:00 - edited ‎21-07-2014 21:15

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With the recent heatwave across the UK, many of us have been spending more time out in the garden. Collectively, the UK has more than 20 million gardens. Gardening still remains one of the most popular pastimes: it’s a great way to liven up your home and also allows you to save money by growing fresh fruit and veg. In this article, we review some of the best apps for getting the most from your garden.


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I don’t know about you guys, but the thought of developing my own app sounds very exciting. I’ve always been so interested in video games since as long as I can remember, and the huge mainstream adoption of smartphone apps has opened up a platform that new developers can get involved with, with relatively little experience.


Today I’d like to offer some tips and resources to help you start developing your own app, and whether you plan to be the next Candy Crush, or simply want something new to do in your spare time, hopefully this information will help you to get started.




The old school Gameboys and Nintendo 64 may have been the gaming console back in the 80s-90s but that doesn’t mean we can’t play those classic games again and we can thank mobile apps for that. 


BitTorrent Sync - A Potential Replacement for Your USB Drive

by jeff_elephant ‎18-07-2014 10:00 - edited ‎18-07-2014 13:03

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Review of BitTorrent Sync - A Potential Replacement for Your USB Drive & Some Features of Your Cloud Storage Provider


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