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FinTech Startups: Check out Nordea’s Startup Accelerator – applications are closing this Sunday

If you’re nurturing an idea for a FinTech startup or if you’re already engaged in one, can I suggest you take a very close look at Nordea’s Startup Accelerator programme? I’ve got a specific, vested interest: On the 1st of September, I’m joining Nordea to become joint Chief Digital Officer. More on that in a […]

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John Sculley’s Obi Worldphone MV1 is on the way

I’m looking forward to receiving a review handset from the team at Obi Worldphone. This is the company co-founded by John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple. If you recall, he gave up selling sugared water to join Apple at a momentous time for the company and the personal computer industry. (A quick look at […]

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Devices

iPhone SE vs. iPhone 6S – which phone is best for you?

  When looking at the iPhone SE one thing that will always be interesting is the fact that Apple never wanted it to be made. A phone that in many ways looks to past models for inspiration, but manages to use the modern iOS is everything that Apple seems to hate. Why go back when […]

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Services

The definitive photo & video backup solution (currently) uses Google Photos and Backupify

I have been hunting for the definitive photo and video backup solution for years now. I think I now have the solution. The solution is current as of April 2016, but it’s subject to change — because a lot of the services I use to deliver the solution are also subject to change. The shelf […]

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Not an April Fool

So tomorrow is the 1st of April, time for the annual hilarity from the industry, as we try to fool our friends and readers. I’ve managed a few corkers over the years myself – although it’s funny how many of them ‘could’ have been true. Anyway, I wanted to do a bit of a public service […]

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What’s Your Value as a User?

It’s an interesting questions isn’t it – especially as we see the value of the likes of Facebook and WhatsApp rise. That value is built on you and how much value you, as a user, add to the brand. Well, there’s a new UK company that is looking to change that and give back half […]

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Operators

Three+O2: Canning Fok’s rebuttal of UK Regulator is worth a read

Yesterday I was delighted to read Canning Fok’s response to the UK telecom industry regulator in the Financial Times. Canning, if case you are wondering, is a top chap at CK Hutchison Holdings, owners of Three UK. You can read the letter here — it’s in the ‘letters’ page so a subscription might be required: Guaranteed: […]

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Are you digitising your children?

Do you spend the same amount of time reading to your children as you do sitting exploring and discussing their digital devices? That’s a question posed in this video from the team at tomorrowtodayglobal.com.  It’s only 2 minutes. Have a watch:

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Opinion

Vyke Launches Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Revolutionise Mobile Voice Calling

It’s funny how mobile phones started with voice calls being the only function available (and of course Snake!) and now of course voice is often ignored by many. One of the reasons for that is of course that it just isn’t flexible in the same way that social, or even email is. When I sign […]

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Product Review

Product Review: Olixar Charging Apple Watch Bamboo Stand with iPhone Dock

  Manufacturer: Olixar URL: www.olixar.com Where to buy: Mobile Fun Price: £29.99 £19.99   This is a great gift idea for Apple fans, who have both a watch and a phone to charge. It looks smart, is well made with a nice weight and feel to it and doubles up as both a display and […]

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Product Review: Thule Gauntlet 3.0 13″ MacBook Attaché

  Manufacturer: Thule URL: http://www.thule.com Where to buy: Amazon, Price: £69.99  £29.99   Now’s the time to grab one of these while they are heavily discounted on Amazon.   A great gift for the mobile worker – this Thule Gauntlet MacBook Attaché case is stylish and exceptionally well-made – by Thule (the Swedish roof box manufacturers, […]

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Product Review

Product Review: Sennheiser Speaker phone

Manufacturer: Sennheiser URL: http://en-uk.sennheiser.com/ Where to buy: http://www.uk.insight.com/shop/sennheiser/speakerphone-series Price: From £75.99   This Sennheiser SpeakerPhone is a great piece of kit – and one that I’d be delighted to receive in my Christmas stocking.  It’s stylish, lightweight and portable – ideally suited to the mobile executive worker who needs to be able to dial in to a […]