Phones 4U has launched a new contract it's calling JUMP or Just Upgrade My Phone. The idea is to separate your calling plan from your subsidised phone, giving you one monthly price for each -- and letting you upgrade the handset every six months.
ACTA is the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, a wide-ranging attempt to standardise international copyright laws, protect intellectual property and better care for business patents and the work of artists. That's what it says on the posters, at least.
The living legend that is Sir Paul McCartney has removed his catalogue of solo work from streaming services in the US, coincidentally just before performing an exclusive set that'll be streamed through iTunes later today.
Even the amount of money it had to pay Usain Bolt to be in those rubbish adverts hasn't stopped Virgin Media posting its first ever profit, with the media pipe provider managing to end years of UK cable supplier misery and stick £75.9 in the bank this year.
O2 has announced something it's calling the Think Big Blueprint, which is a collection of sustainability boasts that may or may not save carbon and stop the planet exploding for a few more minutes. One of the interesting tangible plans it's putting in to action is a decision to stop issuing chargers with new mobile phones.
One of the more keenly debated tech-nerd issues is that of the ARM-compatible version of Windows 8 and what it will/won't let us do. We already know it'll come with a locked bootloader, but we're still waiting on news as to whether desktop apps will run on ARM tablets. And it's starting to sound like they might.
The big news about the launch of Android Chrome was tarnished a little in the eyes of some by the fact that it doesn't arrive with Flash Player support of any kind. And it won't be getting any, either, according to Adobe.
O2 has put an end to its Wi-Fi hotspot sharing arrangement with The Cloud, a comfortable little agreement which used to allow O2 subscribers to enjoy a bit of turbo-charged data access while out and about.
Research has found that one in three UK adults has chucked an old gadget straight in the bin, missing out on an average £43.54 that could've been had if it had been recycled. We are burning £43.54 notes through laziness.
The seemingly quite unpopular TalkTalk is still seeing its subscriber numbers slide, with 50,000 users leaving the broadband provider in the last quarter of 2011. That takes ship-jumpers up to 170,000 since November of 2010.