Tag Archives: mobile

Mobile Data Rates

Those little letters next to your signal bars? They tell you what the connection type is. What possible use the manufacturers think they are, I have no idea. I’m an engineer, and I have no idea what the relative speeds of the various data modes are on my mobile. For example, is “H” better than… Read More »


Do you have an Internet-enabled phone? Are you with O2 (or one of the companies that piggyback their network, like Tesco, Giffgaff, etc)? Then they’ve been giving out your phone number to every web site you visit while using mobile data. O2 customer Lewis Peckover recently discovered that when you’re browsing over 3G on O2,… Read More »