Archive for September, 2011

iPhone 5 – Will You Be Upgrading?

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Photo of iPhone 4iPhone 5 (or 4S, depending on who to believe) is almost ready to be revealed. Everything points to October 4th as being the launch day for the latest update in Apple’s groundbreaking line of Smartphones. In previous blogs, we’ve conjectured at length what we might see in the upcoming iPhone and, even now, no one is quite sure what to expect. However, a recent survey has shone some light on what people want to see, if they are to be convinced to upgrade. (more…)

How Apple Is Making Your Android Phone More Expensive

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Image depicting Apple vs AndroidIn the competitive mobile technology market, things can get heated. Everyone is vying for market share and the combatants aren’t afraid to play dirty. And, in this arena of war, the weapon of choice is the patent. (more…)

What Will The Top Five Selling Christmas Gadgets Be This Year?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

various gadgetsNo sooner has September begun when the thoughts of retailers everywhere turn to Christmas. For technology retailers, it really is the season to be jolly, for it’s the time of year when gadget shops and outlets make more profit than any other season – usually on the back of the latest hardware releases. So what are the big sellers going to be this year? Let’s take a look at what might be in your Xmas box this year. (more…)

How To Stop Your Favourite Gadgets Controlling You

Monday, September 12th, 2011

iPhone App LogosA professor at Northampton University has confirmed what many of us have known for some time – gadgets are addictive. Whether it’s your iPhone, Blackberry or Nintendo DS, some people are completely lost without their favourite device. (more…)

10 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Mobile Phones

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Man holding iPhoneThe humble ‘portable’ phone has come a long way since the first mobile phone call was made by an employee at a small firm called Motorola back in 1973. How it got to where it is today is a long and interesting road and you could certainly be forgiven for not knowing some of these fascinating facts about the mobile phone. (more…)

Are You Addicted To Your Smartphone?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Woman with phoneWe are becoming a nation of Smartphone addicts. That’s according to a recent report from Ofcom. Over a quarter of adults and nearly half of teenagers now own a Smartphone and, obviously, that number is set to rise as those teenagers become adults. It’s worth noting here also that more than half of all Smartphone users bought theirs in the last 12 months, so Smartphone ownership has some way to go before it peaks. (more…)

5 Reasons Why You Can’t Have An iPad.

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

iPad 2The Apple iPad is a desirable item. No doubt about it. But when we started researching the reasons why people haven’t been able to get one, we were surprised by some of answers we came across. (more…)