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The INQ 1- Student Perspective Part 2

Last week I covered the basics of the INQ1 now I am going to be looking in depth at the applications in particular the social networking ones. Facebook Let’s be honest, this is probably the reason why you bought this phone. When you first start the phone you are asked to pop in your Facebook […]

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The INQ 1- Student Perspective Part 1

The INQ 1 is available on 3 for free on one of their lower contracts at £15 per month, or for £80 on pay as you go. It has been dubbed the ‘Facebook phone’ due to its tight integration with online social networks, including Skype, last fm, MSN to name just a few. EBay integration […]

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The INQ 1- Student Perspective

Firstly I would like to say a Happy New Year to you all! Now back to business The INQ 1 has had a lot of coverage here on MIR, both positive and negative.  Both Ewan and Jonthan both have handsets, and thanks to the chaps at 3mobilebuzz and Trevor from the INQ 1 Blog, they […]

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Mobile Social Networks: What’s their future?

I’ll admit it; I’m one of those weird people who click that box that enables websites to send out lots of pointless newsletters. I live in the hope one day they’ll serve a purpose or value – like the Woolworths ones did (once upon a time) – and of course updates on other websites and […]

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Two Weeks and Nothing?

I’ve been away for a week (because I moved house); and it’s all been a bit hectic! Unfortunately I didn’t have the internet for about two weeks, and thus I’ve been cut out of the online world of MIR. So when I got my connection back some time late last week, I was mildly hoping […]

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What is classed as inactivity on a pay as you go (UK)?

I have a question for you the readers!  Does anyone know what each of the networks class as valid activity to keep a sim active? My Student Radio Station, recently had there Vodafone number cut off due to not topping up, and I want to ensure this does not happen again. Do any of the […]

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SMS Shortcode needed for Student Radio Station

I need some help from you the lovely readers! You may or may not be aware that I am part of my university’s student station Shock Radio and we are looking for a short or long code. We would would then need the SMS to be delivered to an email address. We are a non […]

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Where’s the mobile awareness gone?

Wow! Doesn’t time just fly by? I’ve been away for a month – organising myself with school and the various activities I’m involved in, and it feels like forever! Never fear though, because now I’m back. Well, for once a week that is! Now school’s are a hostile environment (well, at least mine is), and […]

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Our student’s reaction to the Android handset

Dan Pullen, our resident new student (lots coming from him over the next few days, by the way) has been peering closely at the Android launch and has this good summary to report: – – – – – Yesterday T-Mobile, Google and HTC officially realised their first mobile device to hit the world market. The […]

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Apple goes after students with iPhone

Apple’s next target for the iPhone: students. According to Apple Insider, as well as flogging the devices through the usual channels, the company is looking to start selling the handset through “on-campus stores and other educational resellers”. If it’s true, it could mean a significant step for Apple – expanding the channels it sells the […]