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Excessive Phone Use Can Lead To Stress And Anxiety.

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Did you know that, on average, most people use their phone for 2 hours and 51 minutes per day? That’s quite excessive! Between looking at meme’s on the internet, constantly checking social media or shopping straight from our smartphones...

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Halloween Horror Stories

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Picture this - time slows down completely and you’re frozen in place. Your heartbeat races, threatening to come right out of your chest. “BA-BUMP”, “BA-BUMP”, “BA-BUMP”. It’s the deafening sound of your...

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How Long Do Mobile Phones Last?

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How many people do you know that don’t own a smartphone? Probably not very many! That’s because 79% of UK adults in the UK owned a smartphone in 2019. Mobile phones are so prevalent these days...

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New Sony Xperia 1 II Release Rumour Hub

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The new Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) sees Sony revamp its popular flagship model for the new decade, while its new mark II moniker ushers in Sony’s new naming strategy. The phone continues in the same vein as...

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UK Phone Statistics

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Most people in the UK rely heavily on their digital devices and require a constant internet connection, according to research by Ofcom. Meanwhile, the regulator’s comprehensive Communications Market Report...

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Best Waterproof Phone Cases

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Today, the technological trauma triggered by smartphone loss or damage is widespread. And it's little surprise, as we store so much of our lives - photos, directions, personal details - on our 6-by-3-inch companions...

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Best Phone Running Armbands

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Many of us carry our phones when we’re out running – whether it’s for mapping our route, streaming music or simply safety – but no one wants to stress over their phone while hurtling after their personal best...

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New Huawei Release Rumour Hub

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Despite the uncertainty surrounding Huawei's future amid potential bans in the US, the Chinese tech giant intends to launch the successor to its flagship phone - the Huawei P30 - imminently...

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What To Do About A Cracked Phone Screen

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Smartphones are incredibly expensive these days, with some of the latest models costing over £1000. Not only are they invaluable to our modern lives, but they’ve now become extensions of ourselves...

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Samsung Galaxy Tips & Tricks

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The Galaxy S smartphone series is Samsung’s flagship line, with 1-3 new models released every year since 2010. It has featured some hugely popular handsets in the past decade...

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Why Is My Phone So Hot?

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There are a wide range of possible causes for smartphones overheating. In this blog, we'll cover both iPhones and Android devices; helping you find the cause, fix it, and prevent it from happening again...

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New iPhone SE2 Rumour Hub

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Apple currently sells six iPhone models; however, the range lacks a smaller, budget handset for devotees of the 4in iPhone SE, which was discontinued in September 2018...

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Best Phone Security Apps

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Whether you're checking train times, buying a new outfit or connecting with friends, chances are you're doing it on your smartphone. Just like a desktop computer, however, your mobile device can be susceptible to harmful viruses and malware...

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AppleCare+ vs iPhone Insurance

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AppleCare, Apple’s own proprietary service for insuring products, is available for iPhones, but how well does it stack up next to actual iPhone insurance? And what is AppleCare+ anyway...

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Best Screen Protectors

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While smartphones screens are becoming more robust, even the strongest glass is susceptible to shattering when dropped. To prevent avoidable damage, it's worth investing in a screen protector...

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Most Instagrammed Dog Breeds

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It's fair to say that, even a mere 10 years ago, very few people would have been able to predict the rise of the Instagram dog tribe. Back then, to be delighted by a dog, you'd have had to trudge to your nearest park and hang around until you got a sniff of a nearby hound...

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Why Does My Phone Keep Crashing?

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There are many reasons why your phone could crash, and they’ll be different depending on what make and model you have. It could be anything: an app, the age of your phone, or even a problem with the operating system you’ve got installed...

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Best Car Phone Mounts 2020

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It's been illegal in the UK to hold your phone while driving since 2003, and the penalty for breaking the law has steadily risen since...

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Most Common iPhone Problems And Solutions

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iPhones are some of the most popular phones on the market: their features include excellent cameras, incredible ease of use and a market leading app platform. But, as with any other type of phone, not everyone has a fantastic experience...

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Best Phone Cases 2020

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While phone insurance is the perfect solution to avoiding unexpected costs when your phone gets damaged, phone cases can add an extra layer of protection which minimises your risk of needing to claim...

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Best Battery Life Phones 2020

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Despite every element of technology advancing since smartphones first reached world-altering levels of popularity in the early 2010s, we still tolerate bad battery life in our mobile phones...

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Samsung Galaxy S11 (S20) Rumours & News

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The Samsung Galaxy S line of smartphones is Samsung's flagship line, with 1-3 new models released every year since 2010. The Galaxy S series has featured some hugely popular handsets such as the Galaxy S8 and S10...

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Most Durable Phones

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Looking for a smartphone that effortlessly handles the elements? Our top seven durable phone choices feature anti-impact technology, extreme weather functionality, and in some cases, flagship phone performance...

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Phone Insurance Guide

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We use our phones for everything, and these days, wherever we are, they’re always close by. Phones are our GPS when we’re navigating to a new place, our address book, our camera and our personal computer...

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Looking back and forward

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Of course, January is the perfect month to look forward and plan what’s to come, but it’s also a great time to take stock...

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Our Top 5 Winter Sports Insurance Tips

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Tis the season to go skiing. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. A trip to the slopes with family and friends is one of the best holidays of the year but, let’s face it, skiing isn’t the safest, so it’s vitally important that you travel and ski with the correct insurance...

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Broken Promises

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The news last week that the company behind Boots’ travel insurance is being investigated for medical negligence and fraud made me feel extremely sorry for those affected. It also reminded me why we’re building so-sure...

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so-sure people: Dylan Bourguignon

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As the resident marketing guru here at so-sure, I think it’s important for our customers - and those who are weighing up whether to trust us with their phone insurance - to get to know the people behind the brand...

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3 Technologies That Will Shape The Future of Insurance

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We recently looked back at the origins of insurance and its development up to the present day. Today, we’re looking to the future to see what technologies are shaping the insurance industry of tomorrow and asking what impact they will have on the industry and on consumers...

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England's Most Trusting Cities

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Are English cities really untrusting and detached from their neighbours? According to our latest research survey, we suggest urban neighbours trust and know one another better than you might think...

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Introducing Social Insurance

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Social insurance is often referred to as a revolutionary new type of insurance. A sea-change shift in the way that consumers and insurers approach risk...

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How To Fix A Problem Like Insurance

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Insurance has an image problem. It’s ironic that an industry designed to help people protect themselves from risk has ended up with such a bad name amongst consumers...

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The Insurtech Revolution

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Insurtech is everywhere. And it’s only getting bigger. At so-sure, we’re proud to be a part of the sector and delighted to say that London, our home, is at the forefront of the movement that’s shaking up the insurance market...

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The Internet Of Things

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You’ve probably heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) even if you only have a passing interest in new technology. However, for those that haven’t, it’s essentially a system of interconnected ‘things’ or devices, which are able to send each other information without human instruction...

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Mobile World Congress

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Hallelujah! It’s that time of year again. Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile phone event of the year and is popping off next Monday in the beautiful city of Barcelona. The event is pretty much Christmas for people like us...

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Money Saving Tips

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How to pocket yourself a little extra cash from now up until (dare I say it) Christmas 2018 😳...

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Mobile Phone Insurance Buying Guide

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Insurance is dull and boring. We know. For exactly that reason, we’ve put together some handy info to help guide you through the mind numbingly dull world of insurance for your phone...

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Disruptive Technology - what is it?

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In short, a disruptive technology is something that transforms a historically expensive product, which only a few people with a lot of money and a lot of skill have access to, by making it more affordable and available to a wider group of people...

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