Friday 31 May 2013

In Other News: 31/05/2013.

  • O2 have confirmed that their customers will lose access to BT's Wireless Hotspots come the end of June, as O2 look to build out their own WiFi network which currently has 8,000 hotspots in it.
    Via AndroidCentral.
  • As you can see in the tweet below, Sky's app are back on Google Play!

  • Spotify have updated their Android app and it now features landscape support amongst a couple of other things!

  •  EE have now rolled out their 4G network in Ashton-under-Lyne, Chatham, Gillingham, High Wycombe, Merthyr Tydfil, Oldham, Oxford, Rochester, Runcorn, Sale, Stafford and Wigan! The coverage now reaches more than half the population and the guys are aiming for 98% coverage by the end of the year!
    Via AndroidCentral
  • Virgin are readying their second SuperHub which is said to offer the fastest connections of any home broadband hub from the providers at the moment. The hub can manage maximum 5GHz speeds of 450Mbps and it's about 150Mbps faster than BT's upcoming Home Hub 4.
    Via PocketLint.
  • EA have started cutting back their 'Online Pass' system which required players of second hand games to pay extra to us the game online. The reason is because players have responded so negatively to the payments and the update will cover all consoles!
    Via Slashgear.
And finally, Talk Talk have confirmed that they have scrapped traffic shaping on their network and their broadband is now 'totally unlimited. They guys said:
 "Last year we scrapped download limits on Essentials and as of May 13, have made our network totally unlimited by removing the limited traffic management policy that we had in place. This means that our customers will never be slowed down, even at peak times, and is part of our ongoing investment in our network. TalkTalk customers can now enjoy the UK's best value totally unlimited broadband."
Via Recombu.


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