Majority of UK consumers want to get rid of their fixed phone line

dockntalk3A survey has revealed that 64 per cent of respondents would get rid of their fixed phone line if it wasn’t required for home broadband.

Of the 998 internet users surveyed by ISPreview.co.uk between 15th July and 12th August, it was found that over two thirds of consumers would be more than willing to do away with their fixed telephone line, with another 15 per cent saying that they would consider it. Continue reading Majority of UK consumers want to get rid of their fixed phone line

Telephone Tattoos: Parents’ new way to protect lost children

Two London- based mothers have developed an innovative way to keep track of children whilst out and about, by ‘tattooing’ them with their home telephone number. Continue reading Telephone Tattoos: Parents’ new way to protect lost children

Facebook announces developments to support hashtags

Hashtags are soon to be supported on Facebook as well as Twitter, as the social networking site has announced plans to introduce to clickable links wherever the ‘#’ sign is used.

In order to allow members to keep up-to-date with popular topics being talked about on the social networking site, Facebook plan to develop the site so that it supports hashtags, similarly to Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Continue reading Facebook announces developments to support hashtags

36% of UK population do all of their shopping online

Figures released today show that over a third of UK (36%) shoppers choose to do the majority of their shopping online, with the average spend per month rising from just £56 to £113 in the past decade.

It was also discovered that one in every ten people admit to buying something online every day, with a quarter of those planning to spend even more online throughout 2013 than they have before. Continue reading 36% of UK population do all of their shopping online