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5 A Day [27th January]

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 on ‎27-01-2012 16:27 - last edited on ‎26-01-2014 17:35 by anthony_c



Want to know how to calm an angry girl down and how a dormouse sounds when it snores? Well it's your lucky day as it's all in today's 5 a day :smileyhappy:


Mobile Commerce: Paying for stuff with your mobile phone

by kenlo on ‎24-01-2012 18:00 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:38 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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The mobile phone is now an integral part of our everyday lives and fulfils a whole variety of functions including e-mail, music, photography, social networking, exercise and heart rate monitoring – it can even replace pen and paper. Having everything integrated into one always-connected device means that we no longer need to carry round an entire backpack of gadgets: we can do it all with just one simple portable device.


Top 10 mid-range smartphones

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg on ‎19-01-2012 18:40 - last edited on ‎23-06-2014 14:09 by handy giff-staffer zobia22



After a new Mobile phone but not after the latest high cost fad?  Find our top 10 mid-range smartphones between £150 and £300.


Mobile Operating Systems Compared: iOS, Android and Windows Phone

by kenlo on ‎18-01-2012 18:00 - last edited on ‎23-06-2014 16:05 by handy giff-staffer zobia22


In our on-going series of articles about mobile technology, we’ve been looking at various different parts of your mobile phone and how they work together to bring you today’s smartphone experience. We’ve also been asking for your thoughts on which features you’d put in your ideal phone for giffgaff members.





The Galaxy Nexus is the world’s first smartphone running Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” – the latest version of Google’s Android operating system. 


In this article, we explore the Galaxy Nexus and the new features of Android 4.0. We’ll look at how the Galaxy Nexus compares with smartphones such as the Galaxy S II and the iPhone 4S and how to find out whether Android 4.0 will be available on your existing handset. Finally, we’ll look at how you can giffgaff your Galaxy Nexus.


Internet Safety and Parental Controls

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg ‎10-01-2012 17:45 - edited ‎20-06-2014 16:58



Help protect your children on the Internet, whether they're accessing sites on their mobiles or logging into Social Networks from a PC - find out about content restriction settings and more!


Mobile Fitness & Running Applications: Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

by kenlo on ‎01-01-2012 10:00 - last edited on ‎16-11-2012 12:17 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

People Running.jpgAfter the excesses of Christmas, one of the more popular New Year’s Resolutions is always to do more exercise and to be healthier. It’s no wonder that January is the peak month for new gym memberships and why the gyms always seem to be packed in January.


A great alternative to working out in the gym is to integrate exercise into your daily routine: for example jogging around the park in the morning or cycling to work. In this article, we review some of smartphone applications and accessories that allow you to monitor and keep track of your daily exercise routine. We’ll also look at how these applications make it more rewarding to keep fit and how they can help you to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions throughout 2012.


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