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Use your mobile as your Oyster card!

That is just one idea that has been floating around Mobile Industry Review for sometime; and it seems like after a trial period, people like it! The Near Field Communications (NFC) which O2 had been trialling with Nokia has had some optimistic results. Apparently nine out of ten (90%) of the five hundred trialists said […]

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The iPhone: It didn’t work, but I think I like it!

Nearly two weeks ago, Ewan announced he was sending me an iPhone, and simultaneously I announced I really do not like the device. My ramble about the iPhone only summed up a few of my displeasures about the device, but I was more than willing to accept I maybe wrong. Firstly, I should point out, […]

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The iPhone arrives tomorrow: I don’t like it already.

I’m not sure if you’re already aware, but Ewan has sent me a first generation iPhone for me to have a play around with. But also, I’m not too hung up on the device either! I’ve mentioned this before (and no, I’m not complaining), but the iPhone really isn’t my cup of tea. I’m not […]

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We’ve just sent an iPhone to our 16 year old intern

A first generation Apple iPhone is making its way to Samantha’s place. Tomorrow she’s due to get her GCSE results — and we wish her every success with that. Samantha isn’t your average 16 year old. She’s blessed with a critical brain and an unusual amount of mobile related intellect. Ask your average teenager about […]

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New Kid on the Block

Hello, I’m Samantha, SMS Text News’ recently appointed intern. I’ll be here for seven weeks to bring a genuine voice from the youth of today. I’m sixteen years old, and I’m currently awaiting my GCSE results. In September I plan to go back to School to further my education at Sixth Form, and complete A […]