Tag Archives: Christmas

Cybercriminals rev up for the festive season

internet As the festive season looms ever closer, the Met’s e-Crime Unit (PCeU) has said that they have taken down over 2000 websites who rip off UK consumers in a number of.. more
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Orange Christmas gift box offer

T_Mobile_magenta_5_squares_w_Orange Orange have announced some pre-Christmas treats for PAYG customers who buy a new phone for £30 or over between 7th November and 24th December. The offer is valid for customers who.. more
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Google urges retailers to optimise mobile websites for Xmas

Google Logo Google say that they are seeing an increasing number of searches carried out from mobile devices every day, which is “fundamentally changing the way people shop.” With Xmas looming ever closer,.. more
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Kids of 6-12 all want laptops or iPads this Christmas

A new survey by Shopzilla has revealed the news that kids between the ages of 6-12 want electronic gifts this Christmas. The poll showed that children asked for laptops, digital cameras and game consoles, iPods and iPhones. Kids expect to have an average of £167.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

BBC iPlayer racked up 145m requests last month

The BBC has revealed the latest stats for the iPlayer and how it performed last month. In December 2010, the catch-up service dealt with 145 million requests, a new record for the third month in a row. November saw 141 million, and October 139 million... more
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Global spam levels witness a resurgence

Last week, security firm Symantec noted a large and continued drop in spam levels since Christmas. Spam levels were at 75 billion messages a day worldwide at the start of December, and on Christmas day 2010, they more than halved to 30 billion. And the.. more
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Spam levels dropped at Christmas

Global spam levels have plummeted over the last couple of weeks, according to one security firm. Symantec has been keeping a close watch on spam levels, which dropped like turkeys over the Christmas period. In fact, Symantec reckons there were 200 billion spam messages flying.. more
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Waitrose launches Christmas app for iPhone and Android

Waitrose is getting into the mobile festive spirit with a free Christmas app for the iPhone, iPad and Android handsets. The app is crammed full of seasonal recipes – over a hundred of them, from starters to desserts – provided by Delia Smith and Heston.. more
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Facebook data highlights when most relationships end

Facebook is good for all sorts of things. Finding out what your friends had for tea last night, what movie they went to see, and of course, how their love life is going. Or isn’t going, in the case of a study of Facebook data.. more
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Microsoft now estimating 5 million Kinects before Xmas

Microsoft has upped its estimation of how many Kinects the company reckons it will flog on the run up to Christmas in the States. Previously, it had stated a figure of 3 million. A study published by IDC last week estimated that the peripheral would.. more
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