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Your 5 a day: 30th December

by tobias_b on ‎30-12-2011 16:33 - last edited on ‎19-08-2014 16:09 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Hi guys, here is Friday's 5 a day.......

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Friday Poll 30/12/2011

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎30-12-2011 11:39 - edited ‎19-08-2014 16:09

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Hi guys! Hope you're all well :smileyhappy: Last week we asked you, where do you get your best ideas? Winning by a huge milestone was...

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There’s an App for that: Part Two

by stephenmiller on ‎27-12-2011 15:57 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:38 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Why do we feel safe under blankets? It’s not like a murderer will come in thinking “I’m gonna ki…ahh monkeys! He’s under a blanket!” Following on from last week’s thrilling edition which introduced you to the likes of iPoo, this week we step up Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to safety. With your physical needs satisfied, your mind turns to security in several forms.

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 24

by the_joseph on ‎24-12-2011 16:16 - last edited on ‎19-08-2014 16:09 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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And so it is Christmas Eve and here is the final day of our advent calendar, including all so far!

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Samsung Galaxy Note: Reviewed and Compared to Galaxy S II, iPhone 4S & iPad

by kenlo on ‎23-12-2011 18:00 - last edited on ‎20-06-2014 16:57 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

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The Samsung Galaxy Note is a new Android-based device from Samsung aimed at bridging the gap between a smartphone and a tablet. Featuring a 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED display, Samsung claims that the Galaxy Note is the ultimate convergence device combining the portability of a smartphone with the multimedia experience of a tablet. How does the Galaxy Note compare to top smartphones and tablets? What is the Galaxy Note’s S-Pen? Is 5.3-inch too big for a smartphone? Is it possible to use the Galaxy Note on giffgaff?

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 23

by the_joseph on ‎23-12-2011 15:11 - last edited on ‎19-08-2014 16:09 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Only 2 days until Christmas, I hope you've not been naughty! Another festive image from our advent calendar...

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Friday Poll: 23/12/2011

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎23-12-2011 13:13 - edited ‎19-08-2014 16:10

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Last week we asked you: Who is the best superhero? You voted...

 

 

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giffgaff Advent Calender: Day 22

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎22-12-2011 20:44 - edited ‎19-08-2014 16:10

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3 days to go! Here is today's advent calender...

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 21

by the_joseph on ‎21-12-2011 16:28 - last edited on ‎19-08-2014 16:10 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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4 days left! A new picture to get you in the festive mood appears...

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Phones and Cars- A good combination?

by stanj028 on ‎21-12-2011 13:54 - last edited on ‎19-08-2014 16:10 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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In this blog (my first blog) I am going to tell you about the various laws, regulations and penalties regarding the use of a mobile phone or hands free soloutions in a phone, this is part one of what I hope to be a multi part series.

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 20

by the_joseph on ‎20-12-2011 16:13 - last edited on ‎19-08-2014 16:10 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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5 days until Christmas, another festive image for you...

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There’s an App for that: Part One

by stephenmiller on ‎20-12-2011 14:46 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:39 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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The basic needs of a human being; breathing, food, sleep, homeostasis, excretion and the mobile phone? At the moment, we can’t go as far as to say that your mobile can fulfil your basic needs. It can’t eat for you, or breathe for you (yet!) but it’s getting closer. Applications are going back to basics and these below cover what Maslow's famous Hierarchy of Needs defined as the basic of basics.

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Mobile Apps for the Perfect Christmas Dinner

by kenlo on ‎19-12-2011 18:00 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:39 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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The doors to the advent calendar have all been opened, the presents are wrapped up under the tree and the log fire has been lit. It can only mean one thing: Christmas morning has arrived and there’s Christmas dinner to look forward to.

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giffgaff Advent Calender: Day 19

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎19-12-2011 16:34 - edited ‎19-08-2014 16:11

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6 days left until Christmas! Exciting! 

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 18

by the_joseph on ‎18-12-2011 17:06 - last edited on ‎16-11-2012 11:15 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

1 week left until Christmas, and another door on our advent calendar opens...

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 17

by the_joseph on ‎17-12-2011 15:40 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:12 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Another day closer to Christmas, and another door on our virtual calendar opens...

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 16

by tobias_b on ‎16-12-2011 19:46 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:12 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Check out day 16 of the giffgaff advent calendar, Christmas is getting close.......

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Your 5 a day {16th of December}

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎16-12-2011 13:28 - edited ‎20-08-2014 09:12

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Click to view Nyan cat giffgaff'ed, Darth Vader's choir, new facebook, ice skating fails and the world's opinion of Nickelback! 

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Friday Poll: 16/12/2011

by giffgaff Educator on ‎16-12-2011 11:16 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:12 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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This week we asked: Which social network(s) do you mostly use? Interesting stuff!

 

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 15

by the_joseph on ‎15-12-2011 17:19 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:13 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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15th of December is upon us, and so is the 15th door of our calendar. It opens within...

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Unlock Orange Monte Carlo (ZTE Skate) free

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg on ‎14-12-2011 20:56 - last edited on ‎07-07-2014 18:40 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Learn how to Unlock the Orange Monte Carlo (ZTE Skate) free, and get a chance to win the Orange Monte Carlo!

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 14

by the_joseph on ‎14-12-2011 15:39 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:13 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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We're 2 weeks into December, and the daily virtual advent calendar continues.

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Nearly £1 million paid back this year

by handy giff-staffer clairekav on ‎14-12-2011 15:03 - last edited on ‎16-11-2012 11:02 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

We’re making tens of thousands of our members happy this month – we’ve already given over 25k member’s their Payback back as credit and the remaining members will be paid back from today. Our highest earner will get nearly £14k, just in time for Christmas.

 

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 13

by the_joseph on ‎13-12-2011 15:22 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:14 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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13th of December is here! More virtual festivities are abound!

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 12

by the_joseph on ‎13-12-2011 08:53 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:15 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Day 12 was yesterday, so here it is, albeit a little late!

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 11

by handy giff-staffer zobia22 ‎11-12-2011 15:18 - edited ‎20-08-2014 09:15

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It's Sunday the 11th of December, and it's virtual advent calendar time!

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 10

by giffgaff Educator on ‎10-12-2011 15:41 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:11 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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It's Saturday the 10th of December, and it's virtual advent calendar time!

 

 

 

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Your 5 A Day [10th December]

by giffgaff Educator on ‎10-12-2011 13:22 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:17 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Cake within... 

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 9

by the_joseph on ‎09-12-2011 15:36 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:18 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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It's Friday the 9th of December, and it's virtual advent calendar time!

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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 8

by the_joseph on ‎08-12-2011 15:41 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:18 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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The 8th of December is here, and so we open door 8 on our virtual advent calendar.

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Brief History of Telecommunication part 4

by matt_bird on ‎08-12-2011 15:29 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:18 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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In the earlier articles we looked at how the telephone networks began, from the 1870's and the very first calls all the way through the building of the copper cable networks that span the globe. We saw how mobiles essentially came out of military radio technology and now we are going to look closer at the emergence of wireless signals and the development into car phones and the mobiles we love so much nowadays.

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Siri – for the iPhone 4S not the iPhone 4

by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg on ‎08-12-2011 09:04 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:43 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Recent hacks for the iPhone 4S Siri technology cause chaos for tech eager iPhone 4 users.

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The giffgaff Christmas Advent Calendar: Days 1-7

by the_joseph on ‎07-12-2011 16:09 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:18 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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So we are a week into December, and the festive period is underway whether you like it or not (many in both camps I expect!) To celebrate this, we decided to start our own advent calendar, and here it is!

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Mobile Augmented Reality Applications

by kenlo on ‎07-12-2011 12:00 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:45 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Augmented reality applications (or AR applications for short) are a new breed of smartphone applications which make use of geographical data (such as GPS and location information) and camera data in order to display relevant information on your smartphone about nearby places, objects and people. This information is often overlaid (“augmented”) in real-time onto a physical image to form an “augmented reality” view of the world.

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Mobile: How it's changed our lives

by zerodudex333 on ‎06-12-2011 15:38 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:19 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Can you imagine a world without mobile phones? I certainly can’t! Have a look at how Mobile Phones have changed the world as we know it..

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Christmas Gift Shopping: Apps for your Smartphone & Tablet

by kenlo on ‎05-12-2011 10:00 - last edited on ‎03-07-2014 15:45 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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As Christmas approaches, many of us are once again beginning the annual search for the perfect gifts for our friends, family and loved ones. With today set to be one of the busiest days for online shopping in the UK, we look at how your smartphone or tablet can help with your Christmas shopping: from the process of finding the perfect gift to comparing prices and tracking your deliveries to make sure they arrive in time for Christmas Day.

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giffgaff.com changes 01 DEC 2011

by handy giff-staffer kimatgiffgaff on ‎04-12-2011 10:52 - last edited on ‎16-11-2012 10:53 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

To ensure we continue providing the best experience possible at giffgaff.com, we introduced a few changes this past 01 DEC 2011: My giffgaff Payback and Agent Inbox, mobile site redesign and the Confirmation step in top-up & activation. 

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Friday Poll Results: 2/12/2011

by tobias_b on ‎02-12-2011 09:55 - last edited on ‎20-08-2014 09:19 by handy giff-staffer zobia22

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Here are the results of this week's poll in which we asked you all about your Christmas plans......

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Paying back time again - get your hands on Payback

by handy giff-staffer clairekav on ‎01-12-2011 14:32 - last edited on ‎16-11-2012 10:52 by handy giff-staffer victoriatagg

It's Payback time again! giffgaff's chance to pay back members who have helped giffgaff grow over the past 6 months.


Each payback we put it to our members to nominate worthy causes and then place their vote for the recipient of donatedpoints, we're pleased to announce the Community chosen Charity this time is Macmillan cancer support. Previous paybacksgiffgaff has matched the donations made by members via Payback, we'll do the same this time round too.

 

Members have until midnight 12th December to let us know how they would like their points paid back to them.

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