Would You Buy a No-Name Phone, Even If the Specs Were Amazing?

Budget hardware specialist Kogan has just announced a new 5-inch quad-core mobile, which it's somehow managing to sell for just £149 in the UK. But is a phone from a relatively unknown brand something you'd consider, even if it's a solid performer? Read More >>

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If the Budget iPhone is Real, This is Probably What It'll Look Like

Taking into account supposedly leaked parts of the much-rumoured budget iPhone, this is apparently what one would look like. You know, if it's real and all. What do you think? Read More >>

What Does the 2013 Budget Mean for Tech, Science and Booze?

Blah blah deficit debt cuts reform monetary policy gah. Words. Very important words though -- our new Twitter-friend George's budget determines what the government spends and where for the next year. That has a huge impact on technology, science, and almost everything we care about. Read More >>

Ideas For Saving the Economy: GET ON TWITTER

If you see George Osborne pausing, repeatedly reaching for his phone and going quiet for 30 seconds during today's budget, it'll be because he's joined the modern world and is live-tweeting the event himself on his new Twitter account. Read More >>

Binge Drinking on the Cards This Week as "Beer Tax" Set to Rise

Controversial plans to continue hiking the taxes we pay on beer are likely to stay in place, with the government set to continue the inflation plus two per cent annual duty rise suffered by beer drinkers in this week's budget. Expect to see men "filling their tanks" at pubs across the country on Wednesday night. Read More >>

Your Cheap Booze Is Safe, as Cameron Pulls U-Turn On Minimum Alcohol Pricing

David Cameron's pulled a u-turn, which effectively means the cabinet's plans for a minimum price on alcohol has been scrapped. It should mean that you can still buy dirt-cheap cider and horrendous vodka, because that's what everyone wants, right? Read More >>

£60 Super-Cheap Nexus Tablet is a Joke, Surely?

Rumours have once again surfaced regarding a possible super-budget Nexus tablet, with the usual supply chain sources claiming a simplified, low-spec Nexus tab could arrive in Q4 of 2012 for $99, or around £60. Read More >>

How Budgeting Your Gadget Purchases Could Blow Your Budget

We all know what it's like: you decide you finally need to get a new computer, TV or camera. The first thing you do is work out how much you can spend, then start looking for the best products in your price range. Big mistake, because budgeting like that will likely cause you to spend more. Here's how to wise up. Read More >>

The Australians Are About to Launch Their £149 10-Inch Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet Assault on the UK

Talking exclusively to Giz UK, Ruslan Kogan told us that his new 10-inch Ice Cream Sandwich tablet is set to hit the UK for just £149 in under 40 days. Apparently it should take the British budget tablet market by storm while we're still waiting for the Kindle Fire. Read More >>

100Mbps Broadband Might Be Coming Your Way as the UK is to Get 10 "Super-Connected" Cities

We’ve heard the government mull over the idea of “super-connected” cities before, but this time the Chancellor has made it part of the country’s budget. He’s allocated some £100 million pounds from the Treasury to force-up broadband speeds to at least 100Mbps in 10 of the UK’s major cities including the capitals, plus Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle. Read More >>

Nokia's Taking Windows Phone Budget With the Lumia 610

We’ve seen the Lumia 900, 800, 710 (shown above) and even a rumoured 910, but it seems there’s another Nokia on the block -- the Lumia 610. Read More >>

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Windows Phone Goes Budget -- ZTE Tania Launching in February

Chinese tech firm ZTE has been making phones for other companies to stick their logos on for years. Now it's branching out into selling ZTE-branded models, with one of the first being the new, affordable, ZTE Tania. Read More >>


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