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Newspapers (Some local newspaper links below)
Worldwide Front Pages Scroll down
Cricket Check out latest matches
PlusNet an ISP with a great broadband product 'up to 17Mb/s' broadband from £13.49 unlimited usage. ISP Review A useful site if you're fed up with your current ISP uk.telecom.broadband Newsgroup with users Q&A's. and for FAQ's to Broadand questions
REINorSHINE Read this if you're having broadband connectivity problems
Samknows is a great technical site. Click on the map on the following link to find nearest exchange May need to zoom out.
Virgin Media from £27month broadband and home phone at 50Mbps
BT Openreach Check when superfast fibre broadband is coming to you from BT Wholesale
BBC Future of broadband (article from 2009 but still worth a read)
Wi-Fi BT Openzone Wire-free internet browsing.
UK Telephone Tariffs Residential tariffs. Check out BT's (Big Thief's) sky high charges!! Looking at the tariffs Call1899 is still (just about) one of the cheapest (Oct 2015) at 0.5p/min for most calls. Also a number of international calls are 1p/min. Registration required with payment by direct debit. Post Office can offer phone line rental for £15/month (scroll down page), if pay for 12 months, which is way cheaper than BT
VOIP has had lots of publicity with 'free' phone calls using broadband internet access Skype provides computer software for completely free calls Skype-Skype
Compare mobile networks
Firefox OS New'ish Operating System for mobiles from Mozilla Firefox
WillMyPhoneWork? - useful site to check if your mobile will work with certain networks
Youm Technology Flexible screens coming in next few years? probably not
TPS/FPS/MPS/e-mps Register and stop unwanted 'Cold Callers'/JunkMail/Spam SayNoToColdCalls Take cold calling companies to Small Claims Court Which? report form For mobile phones text OPTOUT to 80057 see Which?
Spam Texts? Forward to 7726
Yellow Pages Find the address and telephone number of any business
BT Directory Enquiries (118 500) 10 Free searches a day. Also try UKPhoneBook (118 365) Find telephone numbers and address from name and town (requires registration - Also click through the advert that appears at start).
192.com Find people - Limited searches from Electoral Roll data
BBC World programme for netheads >Click
BBC Technology Good source of up to date techy info.
Guardian Tech Weekly Another good source
Office365 MS full Office suite, online, for £6.99/month or even free with Office Online or try Office Online for FREE access to Word / Excel etc (if you have Microsoft account NEED TO SCROLL DOWN PAGE)
GSuite Offering from Google from £3.30/month
NFC Near Field Comms embedded in mobiles are making cash redundant
Clove Technology Voted one of the best retail websites by PC Pro magazine 2016
Consumer Direct Best website for consumer rights
Ombudsman Complaints See this Which? guidance article
Pensions Theft 125,000 people from over 400 companies have lost their pension. Could it affect you?
Jobmatch Find jobs online (Used to be Jobseekers)
Met Office Social Media Twitter, Facebook, Flickr etc