Category: Hardware

Sep 18 2013

5 Of The Top 10 Mobile Phones Of 2013

Each year we anxiously await the release of the latest and greatest mobile smart phones.  While we don’t have time to review the entire list of the top 10 mobile phones for this year, we will be reviewing the top 5 contenders: the Samsung Galaxy S4, iPhone 5S/iPhone 6, HTC M7, Nokia Lumina 940 and the Blackberry 10 touchscreen. The Eye-Tracking Samsung Galaxy S4 Barely one year old, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is making room for the S4.  Although it may seem premature to debut a new phone so soon, the S4 is going to make quite a splash in […]

Sep 16 2013

Sony Xperia Z1 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S4

Everywhere you look, it seems that mobile phone manufacturers are creating their own flagship devices. The success of the iPhone and Samsung smartphone lines is being challenged by phones like the Motorola Razr HD, the Nokia Lumia 920, and now the Sony Xperia Z1, announced to the world this month. The Xperia Z1’s main competition is going to be the Samsung Galaxy S4. The two phones have many similarities that invite comparison. Can Sony’s device stand up against a manufacturing giant like Samsung? Let’s take a look at what’s in store. Design The Sony Xperia Z1 went with sharper edges […]

Aug 30 2013

8 Things Android Tablets And Phones Do Better

There are 8 crucial points that you should keep in mind when try to decide between an android tablet or phone and any other device.  These 8 points are things that android tablets or phones are recognized as doing better.  These points are actually very important when you think about what you are going to be doing on the phone or tablet. Browsing the Internet If you have a favourite web browser on your computer you may feel more comfortable using it on your android device as well.  On certain devices you are unable to download apps that replace the […]

Aug 30 2013

Answering Your Mobile Feature Questions

Shopping around for a new mobile phone and not sure about all those new features? Today we’re answering all the questions you have about mobile phone features and what you need. From 4g versus 3g phones to octo-core processors, we’ve got your answers right here, so keep reading! What’s a Smart Screen? Smart screens are a pretty big new feature that we’re seeing on top end mobiles. Basically, the phone uses the front facing camera to track your eye movement. The device then uses this information to make sure that the screen doesn’t switch off or hibernate when you’re looking […]

Aug 23 2013

Two Neat New Google Gadgets

You may not have noticed with all the talk of Apple’s iOS 7 and possibly a new iPhone, but Google has been developing some impressive new gadgets lately also. The press event in San Francisco on July 24th was a big day for Google to unveil what they have been working on. Chromecast The most noteworthy is the HDMI device that allows you to stream content from your computer directly to your television – the Chromecast. The small USB-sized device is very simple to use; all you do is plug Chromecast into the HMDI port on your HDTV, connect it […]

Aug 20 2013

Is A MiFi Device And Mobile Broadband Right For Me?

When we’re looking at getting broadband, mobile broadband will often cross our minds.  However, we are often scared off by the previous experiences we’ve had with mobile broadband, perhaps the connections were not fast or they were intermittent or coverage was sparse. If you haven’t jumped in to the mobile broadband arena for some years you may get a shock to find out how good the service can be.  In this article, we’ll look at the emergence of 4G connectivity, the usage profile of typical mobile broadband users, and help you understand whether you are a prime candidate to choose […]

Aug 15 2013

Tips When Dealing With Phone Damage

Phone Damage

Your iPhone is sleek, shiny – and fragile. While rubber cases can help, a drop onto the sidewalk, hiking trail, or kitchen floor can still cause serious damage to your phone. When faced with such a drop, stay calm and use these tips to deal with any phone damage. Don’t worry – in most cases, you can repair the damage successfully at minimal cost. Check Functionality: First things first: Try turning your phone on and check to see that everything works. Test several apps and make a call to ensure that both the internal components and voice capabilities are working. Then […]

Aug 14 2013

Why Should I Buy A Retro Mobile Phone?

Retro mobile phones is a fairly new niche in the market, but a rapidly growing one. If you’re a seller, there’s a lot of money to be made on old electronics. As far as mobile phones go, the older the better. Vintage models of mobile phones are now selling for hundreds of pounds. And by vintage, we don’t just mean an old iPhone 3, but phones from twenty to twenty five years ago. Smart phones are not retro, but old model Nokia and Motorola phones are. But why is this such a rapidly growing market? There are many reasons that […]

Aug 12 2013

Hong Kong Based Businessman Buys A Diamond Encrusted IPhone 5 For $15M

iPhone 5

Often you wonder what you would do if you were one of the richest people in the world. Well if you happen to be one of the lucky few incredibly rich people you can easily spend a whopping $15 Million on a smart phone. This is not your typical kind of phone, it is encrusted with gold and diamonds imagine that! Several companies specialize in making expensive mobile phones and one such company is Vertu. This company is known for making phones encrusted with precious metals and stones such as gold, platinum, sapphire and gemstones. With increase in demand, most […]

Aug 12 2013

The Best Cases For The Samsung Galaxy S3 Black

Samsung Galaxy S3

If you have decided to purchase the Samsung Galaxy S3 Black, then you will want to make sure that you take good care of it. The best way to protect your investment is to buy a dedicated case that is designed exclusively for the Galaxy S3 Black. As you begin to search for the perfect case, you will realize that these cases are available in many different styles and colours. You can be assured that no matter what type of case you choose for your phone, it will protect your mobile device from all of the bumps and bruises that […]

Aug 07 2013

An Ode To The Incredible Versatility Of Android – And The Amazing Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With It

Android Apps

When Android phones first started gaining popularity, Steve Jobs reportedly said he would make it his mission to stamp them out. But while he and some Apple aficionados see Android as a ‘copy’ of iOS, that is in fact completely missing the point. Android is something far more powerful and transformative than iOS, which is probably a big part of the reason that Samsung has just overtaken Apple in terms of profitability (Android devices first outnumbered iOS devices long ago now). Android of course is a free and open operating system that right away places it in start opposition to […]

Aug 01 2013

Is A Dual SIM Phone The Answer To High Roaming Charges?

For people who take their mobiles out of the country, mobile roaming can be a nightmare. Whether you are travelling for a fortnight on holiday, travel regularly on business, or are just a frequent traveller in general, being without a mobile can be more than an inconvenience. However, travelling with a mobile can bring huge mobile phone bills. Today we’re talking about mobile roaming choices, so, if you’re thinking about taking your phone out of the UK, here’s everything that you need to know. The Cheapest Option By far the absolute cheapest option, although one that’s not quite as convenient […]

Jul 26 2013

How Google Is Developing Android Game Console

Google Gaming Console

If you are an avid gamer, then watch out for a new gaming console that will be coming out soon. The android powered gaming console will be released this fall by none other than Google. Yes Google is developing an android powered gaming console that hopes will be in your hands very soon. Also an android powered watch will also hit the market soon together with this console. Google has decided to either make your gaming experience totally awesome or totally suck depending on whether we will like this new console or not. You may be used to Sony, Microsoft […]

Jul 01 2013

Cell Phone Contracts: Overrated And Overpriced

There is almost no one in today’s society who does not possess a cellular telephone. Cell phones are becoming a normal part of every day life, and have even begun to replace home phone lines. With the development of the smart phone, people can do almost anything from their phones; there are apps that can start one’s car, help kids with their homework, and even complete online shopping transactions. Everything that a computer can do, plus everything that a cell phone can do, plus so much more, can be performed on a smart phone. To Contract Or Not To Contract […]

Jun 25 2013

LiveMap, A Motorcyclist’s Dream: Google Glass in Helmet Form

Check out Google Glass in Helmet form. LiveMap is a company developing an innovative motorbike helmet with a built-in navigation system. The helmet features augmented reality elements and is fully controlled by voice commands. It runs Android, of course! It will outperform Google Glass in every aspect. The product features a full-color, translucent, collimated image that is projected right on the helmet visor a-la aviation helmet. Other specs include GPS, maghetic compass, accelerometer, gyroscope, Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G, 4G, two high-capacity batteries, headphones, microphones, light sensor and a high-resolution camera. The helmet will comprise mapping info from Navteq and voice recognition […]

Jun 21 2013

How iOS 7 is Going to Sweat Its Rivals


In a much publicized developers conference 2013, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the next version of iOS with an unpredicted iTunes Radio. This news is spreading like a forest fire across multiple business channels and the traditional and business circles of electronics world has started analyzing the possible prospects of these latest incomings from Cupertino based electronics giant. On looking from analytical point of view, there are five key business organizations: Samsung-the long time rival, Microsoft-the traditional rival, Google-the unconventional rival, and Spotify-Pandora-the possible rival. These companies may face the positive or negative impact of these launches. In order to […]

Jun 04 2013

LG Optimus 4x HD And The Samsung Note II – Comparison And Review

LG haven’t had great success over the recent years in the touch screen mobile phones market. They’ve struggled to make an impact and have had severe criticism from industry experts and the consumer market. The LG Optimus 4x HD was certainly their best offering in the market and was a good stepping-stone to the excellent Optimus G, which has recently arrived. The two phones are extremely different in their nature and some might question the wisdom of trying to compare something that looks more like a tablet and something that is distinctively a phone. However, this will demonstrate the benefits […]

Jun 03 2013

Which Tablet Is Right For You? A Guide To The Differences

Tablets have recently changed the way we interact with our technology. While they may not seem a thousand miles from smartphones or PCs, they offer a fantastic middle ground that changes the way we interact with the web and our software. If you have a tablet such as the Nexus 7, the iPad or the Surface RT, you’ll be able to check your e-mail as easily as you might pick up a newspaper, and you’ll be able to watch TV while washing up in the kitchen. The internet no longer requires you to be tethered to a desk, it’s something […]

May 29 2013

Why Using A Mobile Phone Can Be Contagious?

Mobile phones have been a staple in the lives of many. These devices have become everything to do many people. It’s a one stop shop for communication of all sorts. People use their phones to text, talk and even see each other as they communicate. There are many studies that spotlight the heavy phone usage as something of a domino effect on society. Observation  People that are observant of others will notice how this chain reaction starts. All one person has to do is take out their mobile phone. Many people have smart phones so the different things that people […]

May 22 2013

5 Surprising Ways Personal Injury Lawyers Use The Google Nexus Tablet

Advancements in technology continue to be the topic of much excitement and debate. Paper and telephone calls are things of the past. 2013 is about online sharing through Google and online calls through Skype. Tablets are the latest trend in technology in 2013, as well, because technology needs to be more compact and more versatile to suit the needs of today’s working professionals who engage in and compete with the fast-paced, globalized world. Now, once traditional, paperwork and phone call only professions have hopped on the technology bandwagon, using tablets to improve both marketing to and customer service for their […]

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