Archive for October, 2011

The Life And Death Of The iPhone

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Picture of iPhone tombstoneCan anyone save the iPhone now that Steve Jobs is gone? We don’t think so. The iconic handset is falling further and further behind in terms of innovation and sales. Sure, we’ll see an iPhone 5 at some point, but at that stage, the technology will be so far behind the newest Android phones that iPhone 5 will, in all probability, be the last ‘bestseller’ for Apple. So, here at Gadget Panda, we thought we’d to be the first to officially catalogue the rise and fall of the iPhone. (more…)

Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich Offers Facial Recognition

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Android Ice Cream Sandwich LogoWe’ve seen how Apple has nicked some of the best features of Android updates to give iPhone users extra functionality, however, now as Android unleashes Ice Cream Sandwich (or Android 4.0), iPhone users could be feeling a little less impressed with the latest iOS update. So let’s take a look at what Apple’s iOS developers will be eyeing up in Ice Cream Sandwich for possible inclusion in iOS 6. (more…)

Is Your Toilet Cleaner Than Your Phone?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

image of a toiletYour mobile phone could be the most unhygienic thing you touch today. Recently published research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has suggested that as many as one in six mobile phones is contaminated with faecal matter, which gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, ‘talking dirty’. (more…)

iPhone 4S – Full Price For Half A Phone

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Picture of iPhone 4So Apple has finally unveiled their new iPhone and, as we expected, has stopped short of naming it the iPhone 5. The iPhone 4S, or the iPhone 4 and a half, as we like to call it at Gadget Panda, has been touted ‘the most amazing iPhone yet’ by new CEO, Tim Cook. Well, of course, it is! Why on earth would Apple release a new iPhone that wasn’t better than the last? (more…)

Can Owning An iPad Improve Your Intelligence?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Picture of the human brainConsidering its price, you could be forgiven for thinking that buying an iPad isn’t a terribly bright thing to do. However, now some evidence has come to light that indicates the contrary… (more…)

Is the iPhone still Cool?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Picture of iPhone 4Remember the days when the height of style was caressing your iPhone lovingly in a café bar or listening to your favourite tunes on those oh-so-familiar white headphones on the commute to work? Those days are over. Today, your work colleague is more likely to be showing off the more powerful capabilities of the HTC Sensation, awing you with hi-res images on the Samsung Galaxy S II or playing the latest Playstation games on the Motorola Atrix. (more…)