Broadband news from May 2013

Broadband news from May 2013

  • Brits waste £5.8m on apps they don't use

    Tesco Mobile survey finds only a third of smartphone apps we download are actually used on a regular basis. More »

  • Virgin Media unveils new Super Hub

    The new Super Hub, which research has shown is the UK's fastest router of its kind, uses dual band technology for a better Wi-Fi experience. More »

  • Moto X, Google Play Music All Access for iOS #TechTalk

    The latest broadband, mobile and TV news from broadbandchoices.co.uk. TODAY: New Motorola smartphone to know when it’s in your pocket, Google's music streaming service coming to Apple devices and… More »

  • BT revamps broadband customer email

    A new email platform will be brought in to replace BT Yahoo! Mail as the broadband provider gives its online services a facelift. More »

  • Windows 8 brings back Start button

    Microsoft has restored its famous Start button after critics of the Windows 8 operating system bemoaned the fact it was missing. More »

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 mini unveiled

    Rumours of a Galaxy S4 mini have finally been confirmed as the South Korean mobile giant shows off the smaller sibling of its flagship smartphone. More »

  • O2 customers lose free BT Wi-Fi

    From July, O2 broadband and mobile customers will not be able to access free Wi-Fi at BT wireless hotspots. More »

  • EE 4G reaches 12 more towns and cities

    Superfast mobile internet from EE has been switched on in Oldham, Oxford and Wigan as UK 4G coverage expands. More »

  • Xbox One price, Arrested Development a hit #TechTalk

    The latest broadband, mobile and TV news from broadbandchoices.co.uk. TODAY: Amazon reveal how much the new Xbox might cost, Netflix users arrested by new Arrested Development series and more... More »

  • Mobile internet use abroad ‘has tripled’

    O2 finds customers use mobile broadband to keep in ‘constant’ contact with friends and family when travelling abroad with smartphones. More »

  • EE unveils ‘no contract’ 4G mobile plans

    4G device owners given the option of a 30-day sim-only plan. Prices start at £23 with unlimited calls and texts. More »

  • Plusnet launches fibre optic for business

    Business broadband users have a new superfast option from Yorkshire-based provider Plusnet, offering download speeds of up to 76Mb. More »

  • Apple bashes Google Glass, tablets kill PCs #TechTalk

    The latest broadband, mobile and TV news from broadbandchoices.co.uk. TODAY: Tim Cook casts doubt on the sales potential of Google Glass and tablets could be outselling PCs within a… More »

  • O2 to sell Sony Xperia SP without charger

    Sony has joined HTC and Nokia in helping O2 towards its goal of taking all phone chargers 'out of the box' within the next two years. More »

  • David Attenborough films new Sky 3D show

    Satellite TV viewers will be able to watch Attenborough's next big adventure in full 3D from December. More »

  • Online shopping overtakes high street

    Britain's average online spend is now double what it was 10 years ago, as smartphones and tablets fuel an internet shopping boom. More »

  • Galaxy S4 mini confirmed, Sky apps hacked #TechTalk

    A smaller version of the Galaxy S4 has been revealed by Samsung and some of the most popular Sky apps for Android have been hacked. Read the latest technology… More »

  • Sky Sports iPad app offers extra features

    Fans can watch all the action of this weekend's Champions League final between FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund from any angle. More »

  • Facebook phone axed after US 'flop'

    Disappointing US sales and negative user feedback mean the HTC First may never get a release in the UK. More »

  • Free Wi-Fi transforms Hull phone boxes

    Hull broadband provider KC is revamping the city’s ageing telephone kiosks, installing free Wi-Fi hotspots that anyone can use. More »