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The iPad mini and the new iPods are big news for Apple. Not because the products themselves are swish, but because they’ve been ushered into existence with the best ads that Apple’s managed to make for some years. Welcome back to the top tier of ad-making…  Read more

Sarah Hyland is not a gamer. Let’s just get that straight before you go jumping to any wild conclusions. Heaven forbid she let us think that she’s a gamer; it would be disastrous to her no doubt blossoming career. Gamers are obese, sweaty losers who live with their parents. Everyone knows that. Even NintendoRead more

Sit still for a minute; we’re about to crack your head open and readjust some stuff. First of all, work your mind muscles around this madness. And now, while you’re all confused, this: the idea that watching a video can (and, in many cases, should) be interactive.

Yeah… Crazy talk, right? Kind of, but it’s often the crazy ones that make things better. Just ask Apple. Sometimes, if you toy with the status quo, you can make things an awful lot better. Granted, sometimes you end up with something insane like this here pizza burger, but sometimes things do end up drastically better. Case in point? Viral videos that let people play with them. Read more

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If you’re in a Wi-Fi NotSpot you’ve paid for, but which isn’t oughing up a connection, what can you do about it? We’ve pooled together a handy reference guide to give you the the down low on how to get help, support, and sometimes even a fix for the NotSpot you’re stuck in.

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From our tests and our polls, it seems that lots of you have first hand experience of Wi-Fi NotSpots. We’ve focused on Wi-Fi hotspots that require a subscription or payment, and now we want to know, if you’ve used a Wi-Fi NotSpot, have you ever tried to get a refund? If so, how easy was it? Click and tell, and click through to tell us more in the comments. Don’t forget to join the Facebook Group, and if you’re in a Wi-Fi NotSpot, tweet us @electricpig with your location and provider, hashtag #notspots.



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Last week we reported on our tests on Wi-Fi hotspots around central London. We found that 33 per cent of the BT Openzone hotspots we tried were not responsive. We classed something as unresponsive when it either wasn’t there, we couldn’t log in, or couldn’t load the log in page. BT Openzone, while its failure rate wasn’t as bad as The Cloud, had much poorer speeds. Today, BT Openzone has responded to the results.

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After we reported last week that 40 per cent of The Cloud hotspots we tested did not work or were not present, The Cloud has responded, and set up an email address for Electricpig readers who’ve had trouble with hotspots from The Cloud. Read on for the full response.

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Do you use Wi-Fi hotspots? They’re everywhere, on trains, planes, in pubs and parks, but last week we found massive Wi-Fi hotspot failure rates when we tested the two biggest providers in the UK. We want to know if the provider you use is a Wi-Fi NotSpot horror or a hotspot hero. Tell us where you go for reliable Wi-Fi, and who you steer clear of…



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