How to Boost Your Phone Signal and Battery-Life

As smart phones continue to add more and more functions and become more powerful than ever, one aspect of the phone that really suffers is the battery. Flash back 13 years and the Nokia 3210 was the most popular phone in the world. It could send SMS messages, make calls and play ‘Snake’, all without any wires! It was very impressive. Also, the battery seemed to last forever. Weeks could go by without you charging your phone and it would continue to work. Now however, you’ll be lucky if you phone stays powered through the day with fairly constant use. It’s not that phone manufacturers are in anyway slacking when it comes to the battery though; the batteries are many times more powerful than those found on early mobile phones. The issue is...

The Battle of the Smartphones

Insiders and those in the mobile telephone industry are putting their money and reputations on the line currently by speculating that the release dates for the anticipated Samsung Galaxy S3 and the imminent iPhone 5 are likely to coincide. To an outsider, this might seem like a disaster from a sales perspective. Consider that two mainstream television channels are unlikely to put their prime time programmes on at clashing times for fear of losing their share of the audience. However, there are, in this instance, a number of reasons why a similar release date is an inspired move. MarketingIt’s almost guaranteed that between the two of them, Apple and Samsung employ some of the best and most talented marketing staff on the planet and giving them a golden...

Smartphone Showdown – Android Versus iPhone

If you run a blog or a website then it pays to keep up with the world of technology and all the new releases coming out. Not only do you need to know the difference between an iPhone and Android so that you can choose which one to optimize your website for, but you also need to be able to choose which one you want to buy in order to take advantage of all the productivity aids that they can present you with. To that end, one of the biggest decisions that you can make at the moment is whether you want to back iPhone or Android phones, and there are many advantages here of each. Here we will look at those differences in a little more detail to help you choose. Open-nessThe first thing to note, and the thing that makes Android the more popular choice for anyone with...

IPhone and iPad App Development Progression For 2012.

The major advantage the iPhone and iPad has over its competitors is that it arguably has just one standard to develop apps within. Although other smart phones on the market have arguably more processing power, an app developer or client wanting an app developed still has to develop for a few different platforms to hit the android market. This is why the best apps are still only available for the iPhone and iPad. This isn’t to say that you should dismiss the android platform altogether, it just means if you have a limited budget to develop a smart phone app, then the iPhone an iPad are still the first port of call. Later in the year, Microsoft will be bringing out Windows 8, with its own app market where apps can be easily ported from the smart phone to the...

7 Amazing iPhone Apps for Avid Travelers

Do you have the wanderlust? If so, then you will be pleased to find that your best travel companion is one that fits right in your pocket – and doesn’t require tickets. Your iPhone can be an invaluable tool when it comes to navigating the globe, if you arm it with the right tools. Here are seven amazing iPhone apps for avid travelers: Gasbag. If you are concerned with gas prices (and who isn’t?!), then this is the perfect app for you. Gasbag actually uses your iPhone’s GPS to track your position and give you locations of the nearest gas stations, as well as the gas prices at each. HiConverter. This app enables you to convert just about anything into its overseas equivalent. Whether you need to convert temperature, currency, or clothing...

The Evolution of Nokia Cell Phones

Nokia is one of the leaders in the cell phone industry and probably the most recognised brand in the business as well. They revolutionise their cell phone options on a yearly basis to bring us new and exciting models every time. From the old brick-like Nokia 1011 to the all new Nokia Lumia 800, they have improved tremendously and stayed ahead of the pack in terms of technology and features. Today I would like to cover the old versions of the Nokia cell phones to make us realise how far technology has come over the years. The Nokia 1011 This Nokia was the first phone to introduce GSM cell phone technology that allowed you to use a service provider’s sim card in order to make calls and send messages from your mobile phone. The phone could hold a maximum of 99...