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UK adults spent more time online last year than other Europeans

UK adults spent more time online last year than other Europeans

Smartphone usage almost four times greater than computer

Ofcom's Online Nation 2021 report shows that adults in the UK spent 3 hours and 37 minutes online each day in 2020. That’s over an hour longer than people in Germany and France – but an hour less than adults in the USA.
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Ofcom offers advice to help mobile and broadband users stay connected at home

Ofcom offers advice to help mobile and broadband users stay connected at home

UK communications regulator Ofcom has launched a government-backed information campaign to help mobile users and broadband customers to get the best from their connections.
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Security flaw on Immobilise mobile phone database is now fixed

The Immobilise.com online database, which helps people to store their mobile phone’s IMEI number and record other valuable items, has had a significant security flaw fixed this week.

Users are able to see an online ‘certificate’ that includes their name, address and details of the property they’d registered.

However, security consultant Paul Moore discovered that changing the numbers in a web address for this certificate could reveal information about other people’s valuables.

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Microsoft announces an internet-ready Nokia mobile phone for under £23

Microsoft announces an internet-ready Nokia mobile phone for under £23

Microsoft has introduced two new Nokia-branded feature phones: the Nokia 215 and the Nokia 215 Dual-SIM.

Pricing is expected to be $29 before taxes and subsidies (£19 excl. VAT; £22.80 incl VAT).

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Within three years, most users will turn to their tablet or smartphone for online activities

New predictions from Gartner show how we’re moving to 'mobile first'

New predictions from technology research company Gartner have shown how we’re increasingly relying on mobile technology.

It’s forecasting that by 2018, more than 50% of users worldwide will go to a tablet or smartphone first for all their online activities.

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