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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – New phones for Normobs

This week I’m returning to the travails of the family Normobs (normal mobile users). A few weeks back I wrote about my son George’s search for a new mobile (to be fair he’s more than a Normob). Well this week we closed the deal for the next 18 months. George’s contract is in my name […]

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Device complexity is killing normob upgrades

For the technological “geeks” out there, using a mobile is as simple as opening the front door. There’s no thought, no confusion, and for the most part complete understanding of what it is that you’re doing. Some people, as I very well know, are not blessed with this kindred ability to use anything that has […]

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India’s Mobile market added 4 new Subscribers every second in September

While being one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world, it wasn’t a surprise that India, the largest democracy in the world recently surpassed the 300 million mark for the total number of mobile subscribers in the country. However, what’s even more remarkable are the stats for the month of September.  The country […]

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For normobs, Twitter simply isn’t on the radar — still

Steven Hodson over at Mashable is none too impressed at Twitter being spoken in the same breath as blogging. He’s pretty hard on those who view Twitter as a micro-blogging tool and ends with this rather direct summary: Twitter is not blogging. It is not even micro-blogging. It is just another glorified messenger service with […]

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Jonathan Jensen – Using your phone abroad

Jonathan Jensen’s Thursday slot – Roaming tips for both Normobs and geeks. — This week I’m returning to the theme of Normobs and some ideas for saving money when using mobile phones abroad. Last week an email from Ofcom dropped into my inbox. It linked through to a PDF that Ofcom has produced offering consumers […]

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Walking with Normobs – A Response from our man Whatley

Been a bit busy of late folk, hence the absence of my regular Whatley on Wednesday slot. Trying to get down for the weekly podcast mind… But yes. Reading the site with interest as I often do, I really enjoyed Tuesday’s ‘Walking with Normobs‘ piece. So much so that I stirred from my blogging slumber […]