Monthly Archives: September 2012

Technical problem delays PayPal transactions

PayPal users have found themselves being unexpectedly made the subject of security checks by the payments site, due to a technical glitch. Continue reading

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Royal Mail to launch next door delivery option

Postal services regulators have given Royal Mail the go-ahead to begin delivering parcels to neighbours where recipients are not at home from next week. Continue reading

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WARNING: iOS6 could land you with a very big phone bill

iPhone and iPad users who have upgraded to the latest operating system, iOS6, are being warned that several new settings can quickly run up your mobile bill and deplete your data allowance without you even noticing. The main problem is … Continue reading

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Is this the reason why you shouldn’t get an iPhone 5?

Before you decide to sell your smartphone to help with the expensive cost of the iPhone 5, it’s perhaps worth considering that on the MacRumors forum, users conducted a poll (with 1,775 participants at the time this post was published) … Continue reading

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Electric car bought on eBay breaks world speed record

A car which its current owner bought on eBay and then converted to run on electricity has this morning broken the world speed record for an electric-powered vehicle. Continue reading

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Amazon to open online wine shop

Wine producers in America’s Sonoma Valley, one of the country’s most highly-regarded regions for the industry, are gearing up for Amazon introducing its own online wine store. Continue reading

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eBay launches mobile shopping TV campaign

A television advert and outdoor bill posters are part of a new publicity campaign mounted by eBay to highlight the possibilities of shopping on the site from mobile devices. Continue reading

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Kindle-rivalling Nook to get UK launch for Christmas

Amazon is likely to get some serious competition in the HD e-reader market this autumn, after American bookseller Barnes & Noble announced it would launch four of its tablet devices in the UK. Continue reading

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eBay lets sellers set own overseas postage rates

Merchants selling goods on the UK eBay site can now set the amount they want to pay to send goods to specific countries. Continue reading

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eBay revamps UK site to make it more female-friendly

eBay’s latest freshening-up of its UK website is designed so that it can take on the big high-street retailers, and appeal more to women shoppers. Continue reading

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