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Skype & TravelSim offer free calls to World Cup footie fans

Aimed at those going to the World Cup in Brazil for Summer 2014

Let’s face it. It has been estimated that for soccer fans travelling from England it will cost around £10, 000 in flights, tickets and accommodation. And that’s just for the three opening group games. Love ones left at home are bound to worry. Which is why two Estonian based technology firms TravelSim and Skype have teamed up to make it free for Skype users to call all TravelSim mobile users. The beauty of this arrangement is that the TravelSim user doesn’t even need a data connexion. Continue reading

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Load the Anti-Vuvuzela Filter MP3 onto your handset

Rating: Load the Anti-Vuvuzela Filter MP3 onto your handset

As any World Cup soccer (footie) widow can tell you, the worst thing about watching the games that are currently being played in South Africa is the constant drone of the horns in the background. Those horns are known as Vuvuzelas. Now there is the Antivuvuzelafilter MP3 file which you can play on any smartphone, iPod or other MP3 player equipped device. Continue reading

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1Goal set be biggest text campaign ever

Rating: Mobile web site could do with some help, though

The mobile equivalent of Band Aid has just got under way. Instead of building on music, 1Goal will focus on football. With over 1 billion text messages going out to people in the coming weeks, 1Goal is set to become the largest, cause-related campaign in history. Continue reading

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