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Your 5 a day: 30th December

 

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

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tobias_b ‎30-12-2011 16:33
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Friday Poll 30/12/2011

 

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

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zobia22 ‎30-12-2011 11:39
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There’s an App for that: Part Two

 

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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stephenmiller ‎27-12-2011 15:57
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 24

 

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

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the_joseph ‎24-12-2011 16:16
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Samsung Galaxy Note: Reviewed and Compared to Galaxy S II, iPhone 4S & iPad

 

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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kenlo ‎23-12-2011 18:00
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 23

 

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

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the_joseph ‎23-12-2011 15:11
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Friday Poll: 23/12/2011

 

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

 

 

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zobia22 ‎23-12-2011 13:13
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giffgaff Advent Calender: Day 22

 

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

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zobia22 ‎22-12-2011 20:44
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 21

 

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

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the_joseph ‎21-12-2011 16:28
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Phones and Cars- A good combination?

 

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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stanj028 ‎21-12-2011 13:54
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 20

 

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

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the_joseph ‎20-12-2011 16:13
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There’s an App for that: Part One

 

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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stephenmiller ‎20-12-2011 14:46
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Mobile Apps for the Perfect Christmas Dinner


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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kenlo ‎19-12-2011 18:00
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giffgaff Advent Calender: Day 19

 

6 days left until Christmas! Exciting! 

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zobia22 ‎19-12-2011 16:34
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 18

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

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the_joseph ‎18-12-2011 17:06
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 17

 

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

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the_joseph ‎17-12-2011 15:40
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 16

 

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

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tobias_b ‎16-12-2011 19:46
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Your 5 a day {16th of December}

 

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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zobia22 ‎16-12-2011 13:28
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Friday Poll: 16/12/2011

 

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

 

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hazel22 ‎16-12-2011 11:16
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 15

 

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

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the_joseph ‎15-12-2011 17:19
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Unlock Orange Monte Carlo (ZTE Skate) free

 

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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handy giff-staffer victoriatagg ‎14-12-2011 20:56
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 14

 

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

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the_joseph ‎14-12-2011 15:39
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Nearly £1 million paid back this year

 

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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clairekav ‎14-12-2011 15:03
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 13

 

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

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the_joseph ‎13-12-2011 15:22
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handy giff-staffer victoriatagg ‎13-12-2011 13:11
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 12

 

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

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the_joseph ‎13-12-2011 08:53
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 11

 

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

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zobia22 ‎11-12-2011 15:18
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 10

 

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

 

 

 

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hazel22 ‎10-12-2011 15:41
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hazel22 ‎10-12-2011 13:22
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 9

 

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

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the_joseph ‎09-12-2011 15:36
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giffgaff Advent Calendar: Day 8

 

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

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the_joseph ‎08-12-2011 15:41
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Brief History of Telecommunication part 4

 

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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matt_bird ‎08-12-2011 15:29
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Siri – for the iPhone 4S not the iPhone 4

 

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

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handy giff-staffer victoriatagg ‎08-12-2011 09:04
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The giffgaff Christmas Advent Calendar: Days 1-7

 

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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the_joseph ‎07-12-2011 16:09
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Mobile Augmented Reality Applications

 

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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kenlo ‎07-12-2011 12:00
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Mobile: How it's changed our lives

 

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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zerodudex333 ‎06-12-2011 15:38
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Christmas Gift Shopping: Apps for your Smartphone & Tablet

 

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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kenlo ‎05-12-2011 10:00
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giffgaff.com changes 01 DEC 2011

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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handy giff-staffer kimatgiffgaff ‎04-12-2011 10:52
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Friday Poll Results: 2/12/2011

 

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

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tobias_b ‎02-12-2011 09:55
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Paying back time again - get your hands on Payback

 

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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clairekav ‎01-12-2011 14:32
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