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Are Tablets Good For Children?

Posted by Duane Leslie on

Are Tablets Good For Children?

The current generation of children are growing up spending many hours a day glued to their tablets. So, should we be concerned? Are children now lacking basic skills due to not playing outside with their friends, keeping active or reading books? After all it is well documented that Steve Jobs hardly let his children use the Apple iPad the hugely successful product that he helped create. Most parents or carers use tablets as a way of distracting children while they are busy doing something else that they need to do. There are parents that worry that their children are spending...

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Exclusive to High Wycombe and UK residence.

Posted by Daniel Beckford on

Exclusive to High Wycombe and UK residence.

GR Phones are now trying to support Wycombe district with WEEE recycling of Smartphones and Tablets. We will offer same day payments for items of value.  Visit our store or request a visit to your home or local work address.  Walk In: A staff member will assess your device and offer you a quote in store, you will then be paid on the same day via bank transfer (usually 2 hours).  Call Out: We will come to your home or work address to assess your device, we will then offer you a quote and arrange payment with you before leaving with...

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10 things you should try without a Smartphone, Tablet or PC

Posted by Daniel Beckford on

10 things you should try without a Smartphone, Tablet or PC

1. Call a friend, remembering their number. When I was growing up I would remember most of my friends and family members numbers and be able to call them off memory using my landline or phone box. How many family or friends numbers can you remember?  2. Organise without a phone and deliver cash to a friend quicker than the 2 hour banking faster payments. What did we do before faster payments and bank transfers? Could you deliver cash to a friend quicker than the 2 hour bank transfer timescale and without using a phone to communicate with them. Lets say the person...

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Why We Just Can’t Live Without Our Smartphones

Posted by Duane Leslie on

Why We Just Can’t Live Without Our Smartphones

We are now living in a time when smartphones have become a central part of our everyday lives. Throughout the day we are constantly glued to our mobile phones. Wherever you look you see almost everyone on their smartphone whether it is on the train, eating or walking down the street, the list is endless. I will explore six reasons why we just can’t live without our smartphones. You can integrate everything into your smartphone There was a time when you needed a phone for calling, a laptop for checking your emails, a video recorder to record and a camera...

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Where To Recycle or Trade In Old Phones?

Posted by Daniel Beckford on

Where To Recycle or Trade In Old Phones?

Statistically there are more mobile phones than people in the UK however most of these devices are no longer being used and are left in drawers or cupboards whilst their owner sports their latest device.   Some people keep their old phones as spares just in case something goes wrong with their current device which is not a bad idea if you tend to break devices quite often. On the flip side there are millions of people that simply do not know what to do with their old devices so end up throwing them away or storing them to then find...

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