Life is too short to argue over operating systems. Does it really matter what you use as long as you are happy with it?
Use your smartphone to organise your shopping. Take a look at Listonic.
Tiny bluetooth earpieces are becoming very popular. I take a look at the GoNovate G8 earbud.
The world certainly has changed since the late 1990s, when there were only two significant personal computing platforms – Windows with about 95% of the market, Mac at about 5%, and a tiny sliver of Linux users. Today we have mobile operating systems and another personal computing choice, Chrome OS. But what if you want […]
It’s been a long time coming, but I have left the iPhone and iOS world – making the switch to Android.
Do you like having a beer? Now you can use your smartphone to log your drinks and share them with other like-minded drinkers.
I take a look at the very popular cross platform messaging service, WhatsApp.
With any new OS, software support is going to let it down. Does Windows Phone still lag behind Android and iOS?
In 2010, Sony Ericsson introduced a range of tiny Android handsets to a market that was used to giant beasts. I take a look back at the X10 Mini & X10 Mini Pro.
Smart Watches are the latest buzz in the tech world. I check out the Pebble.
iCloud contacts are great if you have iOS6 upwards. I show you how to export your iCloud contacts for use on older iDevices or other smartphones.
The gory classic controversial splat fest racing game comes to a mobile phone near you.
I love the original iPhone, but it’s lack of 3G mobile speed can be a big problem when out and about. There is a workaround.
Dropbox for your mobile offers a superb over-the-air Photo Stream alternative for older iPhones, Androids, and other platforms.
High-end phones are great, but if your budget doesn’t stretch or your needs are minimal, a low-end Android can give you the smartphone experience with little expense. Today I look at the Samsung Galaxy Y.
I have a friend who has so far survived while living a smartphone- and tablet-free life. He is thinking of getting some small device to give him Internet access of the go. He quoted a mutual friend – an iPhone owner – who said that he got an iPad “because the apps are better”.
Are you new to jailbreaking? Should you crack open Apple’s wonderful iDevice operating system or leave it as Apple intended?
I love my iPhone 4, but how does it stack up against similar spec’d Android handsets. Sleek looks are very nice, but it’s performance that counts when in the real world.
A few months ago I stumbled across iDroid, a project that ports Android – Google’s mobile operating system – to the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, and first generation iPod touch. Your iDevice will need to be jailbroken first with Redsn0w, PwnageTool, Blackra1n, or whited00r.
Commentators are busy suggesting that Android-iOS will follow the Microsoft-Apple path, but what they fail to note is that no organization can sell or license anything but a standard version of Windows authorized by Microsoft.
2012 – One of my Facebook friends recently posted, “Getting a phone at the end of the month. Droid? iPhone 5? Are you happy with your decision? Which one should I choose?”
Everyone seems to want portable computing, but are laptops now considered too big? Could a smartphone be a suitable replacement for a laptop?