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Cheap Calls – Getting the most out of Technology

  • 08/02/2011 at 17:56 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Cheap CallsIn a world that is getting smaller by the day thanks to the great leaps being made in global telecommunications technology, the race to bring the cheapest possible international phone calls to the marketplace is intensifying. Currently, leading the race to bring cheap calls to Australia, China and the rest of the world to customers in the UK is Skype.

Released in 2003, Skype started out as a simple way for people to make voice calls over the Internet. The advent of smartphones and Android technology means that Skype has now made its way onto mobile handsets such as the new Samsung Galaxy Ace and HTC Gratia which has brought the cost of cheap calls to Pakistan, Brazil and beyond plummeting down in the UK.

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Home Broadband Security Guide

Broadband Fiber Optic CableWhy is broadband security so important?

When you’re online, you are vulnerable to attack by hackers; small ‘programmes’ such as viruses and malware also make you vulnerable. These programmes can be downloaded onto your computer without your knowledge, putting you at risk by releasing information about you to parties who shouldn’t have it. In some cases, those parties may actually do harm to you by stealing your identity; alternatively, these programmes can also damage your computer irreparably.

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Tips for picking the Best Broadband Deals

BroadbandIf you are in the market to search for the best broadband deals, then you should know that this is not difficult to find. Many people when they start doing research in this area start to feel overwhelmed by the terminology and the large number of broadband suppliers that are available.

Even though there are a large of suppliers available and it might seem like they are offering the same price, on further research you can find that the service each offers is quite distinct. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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