Tag: smartphones


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How to cut down your data use

Managing your smartphone’s data allowance, and ensuring you use it wisely, can sometimes be a balancing act. Browsing merrily about your phone, enjoying video, downloading images and just generally surfing the web can soon see your ...
Google

VR for Free

In spite of what seems like an the eternal path towards a relaunch of Virtual Reality, a number of cost effective avenues are on the market for those who want an introduction to the concept. ...
Smartphones

Who are Cyanogen?

Think of mobile Operating Systems, and you’d be willing to bet some significant pennies from your piggy bank on the first two names that pop into most people’s heads. That’s not to say they’re the ...
Microsoft

Microsoft Unveil new Devices

Microsoft have unveiled a range of brand new devices to partner their now rolled-out Operating System update Windows 10. Amongst a range of smartphones and a significant upgrade for their Surface Tablet, Microsoft have delivered ...
Security

Security Smartphone

Security firm Silent Circle have etched out a handy little niche in the smartphone market with their privacy-conscious device the Blackphone. The original was launched around a year ago, but the developers have returned with ...
Smartphones

Ad-blockers move to mobile

For users of mobile and desktop devices alike, browsing the web has one infinitely frustrating aspect- adverts. Obtrusive, irritating and seemingly everywhere, desktop users are left praising the invention of ad-blockers in order to banish ...
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Sly Apps for Sneaky People

For the more morally objectionable among us, technology has offered greater potential for getting up to no good. Recent revelations from US district attorney Pamela Casey, who rumbled an initially innocuous looking photo vault app ...
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Smartphone Tech Keeps on Moving

Smartphone tech is developing at breakneck speeds. Certainly, if recent announcements from Sony and Acer are anything to go by, the smartphone device is harnessing ever more sophisticated multimedia weaponry.   Sony go 4K Beginning ...
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Alternative Smartphones

Think of smartphones, and you’re likely to immediately think of the same two or three brands. If you want to break free from the iPhone and Samsung stranglehold, there are innumerable options out there, and ...
Smartphones

Text for an Emergency

Despite the ever more digitally-reliant ways in which human beings communicate, the method for alerting the emergency services has remained stringently similar. Failing to adapt to the digital age, the way in which we dial ...
Smartphones

Best Budget Smartphones

If there is a market that’s as heavily crowded as smartphones, then I am yet to find it. Awash with countless devices, all harnessing broadly the same bells and whistles as the next- purchasing the ...
Concept Technolgy

Smart Shopping

Supermarket shopping can, at times, be an utter nightmare. Aimlessly wandering down identical aisles, searching for that one elusive item whilst dodging the many trollies and prams in your path. Well, supermarket shopping took a ...
Smartphones

The Free Mobile Plan

Capitalism can be such a drag. Entering into an agreement whereby someone provides you with a service, you then completing the ordeal by supplying them with financial recompense. Wouldn’t it be better if, just sometimes, ...
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The Future of Smartphones

The smartphone production line has showed few signs of slowing as we head towards a busy launch schedule in 2015. A number of the world’s biggest developers will be releasing new flagship devices in 2015- ...