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Speedtest.net v3.0 Hopfully coming this week

When it comes to testing your Wi-Fi or data speed, then, Ookla’s Speedtest.net app is not one of the best but, many including ourselves believe, is the best. But it hasn’t seen a update on Android for a long time, m...
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Windows Store now has 100,000 published apps

Microsoft announced last week that there Windows Store was about to reach the 100k app milestone and now it has let everyone know via Twitter that this is now a reality. This may not be the largest number of applications when y...
by Ryan Oneill
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Nokia Lumia 920 Review

Before I get into this review I would like to say I know that this review is very late but there is a reason for this. We have been trying to source a Lumia or other Windows phone for quite some time now to allow us the chance ...
by Ryan Oneill
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Symantec discovers Ransom app locks up Android smartphones

It was only a matter of time before it happened and now it has – ransom malware has successfully made the jump from the PC world where it torments millions of Windows users to the mobile world, where it has similar designs on...
by Dave Thornton
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Samsung announces the ATIV Q: An Android/Windows hybrid

Tonight we were at Samsung’s Premiere event in London and have seen a few new ATIV products we will be reporting soon. The first product we would like to discuss is the ATIV Q, yeah the name sucks but Samsung unveiled thi...
by Ryan Oneill
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Cozi Calendar & Shopping Lists for Android and Windows sync

If you are like me I need a calendar to help and keep me organised. I have to put in events of all significance otherwise I would just forget and be reminded either on the day or more often the day after! Then take a look at Co...
by Dave Thornton
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EC to end roaming fees, create single European telecoms market

Finally the EC (European Commission) has voted to end roaming fees for voice calls, texts and Internet access. The landmark vote will create a single European telecoms market, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday the 27 commissi...
by Dave Thornton
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BeginnersTech Week In Review 02/06/13 – The Galaxy S4 mini and the white Nexus 4 become official

So it has been a long week as usual here at BeginnersTech HQ and a lot has happened this week. The S4 mini and the white Nexus 4 finally become official even although we all knew of their existence. We also had some app reviews...
by Ryan Oneill
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Windows 8.1 revive the Start Button Microsoft say

Removing the Start Button in Windows 8 was in many users eyes the wrong thing to do. It left many users calling foul as feedbacks to Microsoft found and indeed acknowledge. Of course they have release two new Windows mice as mo...
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