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Orange launches exclusive voucher deals for UK customers

Orange has announced a new UK partnership with online voucher site Vouchercloud, giving its mobile phone customers at least eight exclusive discount offers every month.

The discounts can be claimed through the Vouchercloud iPhone/Android app, as a premium-rate text message or via the Vouchercloud website.

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Almost half of all young British men have a smartphone

The latest Ipsos MediaCT Technology Tracker survey shows that 31% of British adults own a smartphone, which is a dramatic increase from 13% at the beginning of last year.

The increase is highest amongst under 35s, where 48% of men and 40% of women now own smartphones.

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It's not a mobile wallet. It's just a phone.

Mark Bridge writes:

Don't get me wrong. I'm excited about the idea of mobile payments. But I think the Quick Tap launch and all this talk of a 'mobile wallet' is a little overhyped. And here are the three main reasons why.

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This week at The Fonecast: 21st May 2011

Mark Bridge writes:

Mobile payments. Mobile payments. Mobile payments. That's what everyone seems to be talking about. They were on the agenda last week and they're back again.

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How I built my own mobile wallet

Mark Bridge writes:

Orange Quick Tap is official. You can buy a Samsung Tocco Lite-a-like, add the details of a participating card provider and Bob's your uncle.

Except I've already got a phone. And a credit card that's not from Barclays. So what can I do?

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