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One in four consumers ready to have brains surgically implanted with tech by 2040

A quarter of people (24%) would be happy to see technology implanted in our bodies by the year 2040 to help them communicate, reveals research from Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service, as it examines changes to technology since...

Uswitch comments on new Sky Football and Sky Premier League channel bundle

Nick Baker, TV expert at Uswitch.com, comments on Sky Sports announcing new sports packages for football fans: “Sky Sports has stormed into a two-nil lead in the battle against bitter Premier League rivals BT Sport with this nifty price cut...

Uswitch comment on Igloo Energy’s price rise

Will Owen, energy expert at Uswitch.com, comments on the price rise announced by Igloo Energy, which will see dual fuel prices increase by 10.9% for a typical home: “Igloo Energy is the second energy supplier to raise its prices this week, sparking concern for many of its customers...

Uswitch comments on the Apple launch and absence of iPhone 12

Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “This Apple event was promoted with the tagline ‘Time Flies’, but the absence of the main attraction leaves impatient fans still waiting for the iPhone 12...

Uswitch comments on BT price rise for Sport and TV customers

BT has announced that from 1st November 2020 the price for BT Sport and TV will go up by up to £6 a month for some of its customers. Nick Baker, TV expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “Price rises are never welcome, but...

Uswitch comment on Bulb Energy’s price rise

Will Owen, energy expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “There is never a good time to see energy prices rise, but customers are likely to feel this extra cost even more as winter approaches and electricity use increases...

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Taking the mickey! Brits named ‘Michael’ won’t buy rounds at the pub

Your first name can cost you your first impression when it comes to your relationship with money, a recent study has found. Michael's are most likely to not buy their round at the pub, ‘forget’ to wash their hands and blow all their wages in one go...

Man calculating savings from decision to cancel broadband early for free

It's scrimp oop north! Official: Northerners are almost twice as savvy as Londoners

Northern households are the savviest at saving money by switching their energy providers while Londoners are the worst — as a huge north/south divide is revealed by 20 years of data from Uswitch.com...

12 million drivers are considering buying an electric vehicle in the next two years, saving motorists £8bn in fuel

12 million drivers are considering swapping to an electric vehicle in the next two years, potentially saving £8 billion in fuel costs, reveals new research by Uswitch.com...

Uswitch comment on Go Effortless Energy ceasing to trade

Will Owen, energy expert at Uswitch.com, said: “Go Effortless Energy is the first supplier to go under since the Covid-19 lockdown came into effect, showing the difficulties faced by many small providers...

Top Up Nation: Quarter of smartphone users run out of data every two months and spend £384 million topping up every year

Over a third of smartphone users admit they’ve had to buy additional data before their monthly plan is refreshed, with 10 million people running out of mobile data at least once every two months according to Uswitch.com...

Uswitch comment on British Gas’s £1.73 million payments for prepayment meter errors

Will Owen, energy expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “British Gas’s failure to communicate its changes properly affected hundreds of thousands of prepayment customers and caused problems for a group that includes vulnerable people...