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  1. The Top 10 Most Expensive Bicycles in the UK Market

    The bicycle is certainly one of the most common conveniences we have in the UK. For well over a century, the bicycle has been the mainstay of transportation for the youth as well as adults who enjoy getting out in the fresh air and exercising.

    However, not all bikes are made the same and the most expensive use the latest, top grade materials and technology to go faster and accomplish more in less time than your average bike. For those who are planning on racing in the next big event, having one of these magnificent bikes is certainly worth the price.

    While your bicycle may not be the most expensive, it is still an investment worth protecting. Getting bicycle insurance means that you are covered in case your bike needs to be repaired or replaced. Don’t take any chances with your bicycle, get the right coverage today.

    Here are the top 10 most expensive bikes in the UK market. These bikes are certainly not for the everyday rider, but they do show just home much can go into a bicycle when it is ridden in top evens such as the Tour de’ France.

     

    Expensive bike

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  2. 10 Alternative Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    Flowers and chocolates are the obvious choice for Mother’s Day, but there are plenty of other things you could do to put a smile on your mum’s face this Sunday. If you fancy doing something a bit different or are just short on a bit of cash then below are 10 alternative and cost effective Mother’s Day Gift ideas.

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    1. Do something that needs doing

     

    Chances are there is something around the house that needs doing, whether that’s a garden chore or something that needs organising. If your mum had a ‘to do list’ of things that she hasn’t got round to then why not pick a task or chore and get it done. This one can’t fail to get you some praise and best of all it’s free!

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  3. HTC Announces the New HTC One (M8)

    Today at 11:00am ET, HTC’s CEO Peter Chou took to the stage to reveal the brand new HTC One M8, a phone that is his words “takes the best Smartphone in the world and makes it better in every way”. The new HTC device seems to actually be called the ‘New One’or ‘HTC One (M8)’, which could make things slightly confusing, but considering the exciting upgrades, we are willing to forgive.

     

    HTC OneM8

     

    The new device is confirmed to be available on 230 carriers in over 100 countries. The device should be available to buy in the UK by the 10th April at the very latest and will be available for the same price as the current (or should we say old) HTC One and available in silver or gold.

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  4. iPhone Through the ages: How much has it changed?

    It’s almost hard to believe there was a time that the iPhone wasn’t available. There once was no Siri or FaceTime, and a fingerprint scanner was technology reserved for military gadgets and the movies. This time did exist however, and it was everything prior to June 2007.

    Since it’s launch, the iPhone has become a popular gadget in many households, and has become a life accessory rather than just a phone. For this reason it’s highly important to make sure it is protected with the right Gadget Insurance. Below we take a look at the history of the iPhone from 2007 to present.

     

    iPhone (first generation)

     

    Origional iphone

    June 2007 “changed everything”, according to Apple. The revolutionary iPhone launched, and it was beautiful. The device had a multi-touch screen and only four physical buttons on the handset. The 4gb or 8gb models came with Wi-Fi, Edge, 128mb of RAM and a 413mhz processor. The concept was that this device was an iPod, web browser and telephone all in one attractive little package. It was simple however compared the iPhone of today. The headphone jack was recessed and the 2mpx camera was simple to say the least and the original device didn’t even support video. There was also no ability to send the multimedia messages we are used to today such as photos or audio. Regardless of this, it was still a giant step in the right direction and people started to view their mobile as more than just a telephone device but as an everyday accessory.

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  5. How to get better iOS7.1 Battery Life

    iPhone battery life is a precious thing and it seems to disappear all too quickly as it is, so it’s concerning to hear that iOS7.1 is actually having a negative effect on iPhone and iPad battery life for some. If you are one of many experiencing low battery life then the good news is there are ways to save battery, and identifying the main culprits is a great start. Below are 5 simple steps you can take to get better iOS7.1 battery life today.

    iPhone Battery

     

    1. Get rid of Unused Apps and turn off push notifications

     

    Unused apps can still be running in the background without your knowledge and your Smartphone could be working hard to install updates, making these apps a battery draining culprit. Uninstall unused apps and you will be able to save yourself a bit of battery juice. Apps with Push Notification alert you to new data, which may impact battery life. To disable these, go to Settings > Notifications, choose the app you want to disable, and change the alert style to: None and turn badge app icon and sounds: off

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