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Mobile phone users will be protected from massive bills when their devices are stolen after five operators agreed to introduce a £100 "liability cap". EE, O2, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone have signed up to the measure. Some customers have faced charges of thousands of pounds because of usage by thieves. The cap will be activated when a phone is reported lost or stolen within 24 hours of going missing. The government said it had secured a deal with "real benefits". The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) said the measures would bring "muc
Which uses more energy in standby mode, a computer or a phone charger? You might be surprised Most of us know that to cut our energy bills we should turn things like televisions and computer monitors off at the wall rather than leaving them in standby mode, which consumes power even when they’re not being used. But smaller gadgets and appliances quietly running in the background could be pushing your energy bills up much faster than you realised. The Energy Saving Trust estimates that an average household will spend up to £80 a year p