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Your 5 a day {28th October}

by giffgaff Educator on ‎28-10-2011 16:02 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:35 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Yo! If you missed yesterdays edition - do take a look. If you'd like to contribute any cool/quirky/funny links - use this form created by Jamesd2010. If you have missed any of the 5 a day, we now have this funky archive - updated with all the previous threads!

 

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Friday Poll Results: What's your favourite tablet device?

by the_joseph on ‎28-10-2011 09:13 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:24 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Last week, to coincide with the launch of our new gigabags, we asked you what your favourite tablet device was. The results were a complete shock!

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Mobile Voice Recognition: iPhone 4S Siri & Google Translate

by kenlo on ‎25-10-2011 12:00 - last edited on ‎20-06-2014 16:50 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

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In a new series of articles, we’d like to find out what the ideal mobile phone might look like if it were designed by giffgaff members. What kind of specifications would it have? Would it be voice-operated or touchscreen-operated? Would you use a personal assistant feature like the iPhone 4S’ Siri or is it a bit of a gimmick?

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A Brief History of Telecommunication

by matt_bird on ‎25-10-2011 11:19 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:23 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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A series of articles looking at how your favourite electronic friend came to be the worlds most popular gadget.

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Unlock HTC Wildfire S

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg on ‎24-10-2011 16:34 - last edited on ‎07-07-2014 18:39 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Find out about the HTC Wildfire S including how to Unlock your Wildfire S and how to apply giffgaff settings!

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The Rubik's cube

by handy giff-staffer naiha on ‎24-10-2011 09:44 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:36 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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So it has been a couple of weeks since we sent out the Rubik's cubes to the lucky winners from the Summer competition...

 

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Your 5 a day {21st October 2011}

by the_joseph on ‎21-10-2011 16:21 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:36 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Happy Friday everybody! I bring you todays collection of the amusing, interesting and intriguing things we find. Some may be old, some may be new, but all are good!

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Friday Poll Results: Would you go into Space?

by tobias_b on ‎21-10-2011 09:37 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:36 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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This week's poll had a cosmic feel, as we asked our lovely giffgaffers how they felt about space exploration.....

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Data only gigabags are here

by handy giff-staffer tom on ‎20-10-2011 11:04 - last edited on ‎18-03-2014 01:18 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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This morning I am pleased to announce the launch of our data only gigabagsIf you are a regular community member or pop by the blog frequently, you would have hopefully seen Vincent discussing all things data in the forum and I posted a blog on data only ‘gigabag’ prices a few weeks back...

 

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The Top 5 Tablets

by rightmobilephone on ‎19-10-2011 15:21 - last edited on ‎20-06-2014 16:49 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

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Tablets are taking the world by storm, with top-end models flying off the shelves accompanied by a bevy of accessories and apps. The best tablets are do-anything, go-anywhere devices, but there are big differences between the biggest names in tablet tech. These are five favourites.

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giffgaff iPhone app

by handy giff-staffer confidence on ‎17-10-2011 15:51 - last edited on ‎18-03-2014 01:15 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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If you are on an iPhone and giffgaff then the chances are you used the "my giffgaff" app. I made it :smileyhappy:.

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iPhone 4S Price Comparison: giffgaff Goodybags VS Contract

by kenlo on ‎14-10-2011 15:00 - last edited on ‎20-06-2014 16:48 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

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The Apple iPhone 4S goes on general release in the UK on Friday. Sporting a new dual-core 1GHz A5 processor, an improved 8 megapixel camera, the updated iOS5 operating system and the new Siri voice control system, the iPhone 4S is set to be a big hit in the UK.

 

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Friday Poll Results: Which Apple product have you found the most influential?

by tobias_b on ‎14-10-2011 14:53 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:36 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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This week's poll results are in, celebrating the amazing legacy of the late Steve Jobs.....

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Your 5 A Day {14th October}

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎14-10-2011 13:18 - edited ‎20-08-2014 09:36

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If you've seen the '5 a day' threads in Off-Topic over the last 2 weeks, you'll have a good idea of the project :smileyhappy: If you missed yesterdays edition - do take a look! Thank you to everyone who has shown their support :smileyhappy: If you'd like to submit any cool/quirky/funny links - use this form created by Jamesd2010. 

 

 

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Mobile Hardware Keyboards VS Software Keyboards

by kenlo on ‎13-10-2011 11:00 - last edited on ‎20-06-2014 16:46 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

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In a new series of articles, we’d like to find out what the ideal mobile phone might look like if it were designed by giffgaff members. What kind of specifications would it have? Would it have a touchscreen, a keyboard or both? Would it run Android, iOS, Windows Phone or something else?

 

In this first of a series of articles, we look at one of the most important input mechanism on a mobile phone: the keyboard. As proud giffgaff goodybag owners, you probably keep your fingers busy making the most of those unlimited texts. If you could design your own perfect mobile phone to make use of those unlimited texts, would it have a keypad, a hardware keyboard, an on-screen software keyboard or something entirely new and different?

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Find the cat

by vincent on ‎12-10-2011 15:05 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:36 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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There is a cat in the picture, can you spot it?

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SIM-free Mobile phones under £100 – Our top 5

by rightmobilephone on ‎10-10-2011 17:04 - last edited on ‎20-06-2014 16:43 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

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In the bad old days, getting your hands on a decent mobile meant shelling out a fortune and signing up for a pricey contract too. Not any more. Now there are more and more SIM-free mobile phone deals meaning you can get a decent SIM free handset, and the best priced call and text bundles without a long contract

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Micro SIMs – Cut and fit your iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S Micro SIM

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg ‎10-10-2011 11:43 - edited ‎20-06-2014 16:42

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Unlike a standard iPhone, the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S (and some of the new Nokia handsets) require a different size SIM – the Micro SIM.  Find out how to cut and fit your own Micro SIM, or order your Micro SIM from our community.

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Your 5 a day {7th October}

by giffgaff Educator on ‎07-10-2011 12:14 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:37 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Hi guys, if you've seen the '5 a day' threads in Off-Topic over the last 7 days, you'll have a good idea of the project :smileyhappy: If you missed yesterdays edition - do take a look! Thanks again for everyone who has shown their support <3 If you'd like to submit any cool/quirky/funny links - use this form created by Jamesd2010. 

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Friday Poll Results: Which Android Games do you like to play?

by tobias_b on ‎07-10-2011 08:58 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:37 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Hello everyone, here are the results of this week's poll, based on fun Android games, the winner may surprise you, but probably not :smileywink:.........

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Unlock Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) free!

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg on ‎06-10-2011 16:04 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 18:16 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Find out about the Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade), find a review of the handset, the good the bad and the ugly; find out how to unlock your Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) handset free,  and learn how easy it is to customise and apply giffgaff internet settings.

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giffgaff gearing up for the Olympics

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg on ‎04-10-2011 16:13 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:38 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Find out what the giffgaff team get up to in their spare time and watch the video!

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