My mobile contract with 3 Mobile is now over and after 6 years of paying more for less upon each upgrade, I finally made the leap and started to look around at the other mobile networks for a better deal.
I’d worked out that given my needs, it would actually work out cheaper to buy a new phone outright and sign up to a SIM-only deal.
I haven’t liked Android phones for a long time now and was disappointed with the Lumina/Windows phones which I looked at because they were just so slow (like a rarely-mentioned, slightly retarded little brother of Android) . Ever since getting my iPhone 4S four years ago I haven’t wanted anything other than an iPhone, so the logical decision was to buy an iPhone 6S. continue reading →
A few years ago, I became an iPhone convert after resisting Apple‘s seductive marketing for many years and finally deciding to sacrifice the privilege of being able to put music onto my phone without the use of proprietary software. Basically, like millions of others, I sold my soul to Apple.
The problem I have now is that I can’t imagine using any phone other than an iPhone, so having to go back to using a very basic Nokia can be quite a shock to the system. continue reading →
Everybody likes to make a little bit of money for relatively little effort and I recently saw an opportunity to do just that. Potentially, I could buy something at a ridiculously low price and then easily sell it for a large profit whilst keeping the price below the original, full price of the item in question. Nice and simple, if it goes to plan. continue reading →
Vodafone have announced that they’re increasing the cost of your monthly line rental by almost the cost of inflation due to increased running-costs. Do you want to use this as an excuse to end your contract early? continue reading →
My two year contract with Three has come to an end so I’ve decided to stay with them and upgrade my mobile phone. I’ve previously written about how simple Nokia phones were great, how modern smart phones are too complicated and how they consume too much battery power. continue reading →
I’ve suspected this for several years, in much the same way that I’ve suspected a mobile phone won’t turn a petrol station into a flaming fireball. Now we have proof, I’m as happy as Larry that I was right all along. continue reading →
At some point, we have all commented that in terms of reliability and longtivity, our trusty ‘old’ Nokias were the best phones, ever. I don’t like throwing things away and have just pulled out my favourite Nokia phone, ever. So, I’ve decided to write about it.