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Save on iCloud with a digital declutter

I’ve finally realised that Apple is charging me 79 pence a month for iCloud storage. Amazingly I have busted through my free space of 5 GB and now have to start paying. Or upgrade the payment plan, of course, to get even more gigabytes. Granted, it’s not a lot of money but I find this annoying. This...
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Are you being fleeced for paper phone bills?

I was horrified to find out last week that I am paying £3 extra every time BT sends me a paper bill in the post for my second landline. As they do it every month, that’s a whole £36 a year on top of the iniquitous rental charge of £19.99 a month. It’s not often you have the Daily Mail to thank for a...
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Schoolboy error not to insure kids' mobile phones

It’s the call that every parent dreads. It’s from an unknown number and there’s a sheepish voice on the other end: “Mum, I’ve lost my phone.” I got such a call from Darling Son last week. A two-hour hunt ensued. We went all around school, down to the changing rooms at the sports centre and then back...
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