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Banknotes Come to Life using Blippar Image Recognition and Augmented Reality App

Blippar, the image recognition and augmented reality app, is bringing all Bank of England banknotes to life to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II becoming the nation’s longest serving monarch. For the next four days people will be able to ‘blipp’ (scan) any Bank of England note with their smartphones to watch videos, view image galleries and take a journey through the ...

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015

On the 1st October 2015 the Consumer Rights Act 2015 comes into force. This consolidates and repeals a number of Acts. From October 1st you will need to quote the Consumer Rights Act 2015 instead of the Sale of Goods Act. Here are some things you should know: Purchases made from the 1st October 2015 are covered by the new ...

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Back to School Survival Guide: 5 Buys to get you Through the Academic Year

With the start of the new academic year on the horizon, many parents may be feeling a little ruffled at the prospect of the return to the school run after the extended summer break.  To avoid feeling frazzled, and to make life a little easier during term time, here is a back to school survival guide featuring top five buys ...

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Clever Solutions for Packaging Problems, Let Consumers Take the Lead

We’re all becoming more aware of the global warming scare that floods our consciences every day, berating us about waste, sustainability, and delivering a multitude of mediums with our wheel bin in a bid for us to spend time trekking through our trash to recycle plastic, cardboard paper and tin. Most of us by now have caught up, and use ...

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Tips for De-Cluttering and Creating Space in Your House

Yvonne Manomano, from www.handy.com has provided us with some useful tips on de-cluttering and creating space in your home. Handy is the UK’s fastest-growing on-demand provider of cleaners and DIY experts, since February 2014, and coordinates over 10,000 UK bookings each week from its East London HQ. Handy provides on-demand cleaning at competitive set prices. All bookings can be made online or at the ...

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Keep the Kids Entertained on a Budget this Summer

The school summer holidays have just started and the kids are already driving you mad. You’re trying to think of things to do that won’t cost the earth and you’re running out of ideas. But there’s no need to panic! There are lots of offers on days out at the moment, including freebies and things to do on those rainy ...

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Top Tips for Boosting your Broadband

It is without doubt one of life’s most frequent annoyances, whether it happens while gaming online or browsing the web, when a webpage doesn’t load or the buffering symbol interrupts a film. A poor Wi-Fi connection has affected us all and as more and more Wi-Fi routers appear, it is gradually getting worse. The strength of a Wi-Fi connection can ...

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Generous Brits are Spending More on Gifts

Britain is becoming an increasingly generous nation, according to new research which shows consumers are anticipating a 7% increase in gifting spend. In 2014, the average Briton spent £370.67 on gifting occasions but, according to the One4all Gift Card Gifting Index, the average UK adult is now predicting a spend £397.37 typically on presents outside of birthdays and Christmas. The ...

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The Great Migration: Why More People will be Flocking to the Beautiful North

London has been the UK’s darling destination for a long time, but maybe it’s time that the rest of the UK wrestled some of the spotlight away from the English capital. Leading cardboard box manufacturer and supplier, Boxes2Move.co.uk, are encouraging people to show support for the Beautiful North in their new campaign ‘The Great Migration’, as they predict that the ...

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My Messy Adventure

I went to the My Messy Adventure and had a go myself and it seems it would be a great hit the children aged 5 to 10 as it allows you to use your own pictures to go with the story while imploring them to do fun, yet silly, things to move onto the next page. I rated it 4.5 ...

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