Category Archives: Mobile

Finding a Smartphone with the Best Storage Solution

Before making a choice on which kind of Smartphone to purchase, consumers consider the internal storage capacity among several other factors. However, the amount of storage capacity available for use in different devices tends to differ from what is actually promised. This implies that phones with 16, 32 and 32 GB storage solution can have lesser capacity than what is indicated on product labels. One of the main reasons why such storage capacity tends to be low is the fact that the Operating System (OS) takes much of the space. Phones are also shipped with pre-installed applications, often known as Bloatware, which congest the phone’s’ storage. It has been debated whether manufacturers should be frank enough to inform the consumers on the actual space available of such Smartphones. read more

Evolution of Mobile Phones

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Smartphone Accessories That You Never Knew You Needed

Whether you’re an iOS, Android, Windows 8 or Blackberry kind of person, there’s no shortage of phones to choose from. When you think you’ve finally settled on the right phone for you, there’s the matter of picking the right accessories, and yes, there are some intriguingly useful accessories out there!

Leaving out all the fluff, here’s a list of smartphone accessories that can be genuinely useful in genuine real-life scenarios. The point here is not to support accessories by any specific brand, but rather to let you know about innovative types of smartphone accessory that you may not be aware of yet. read more

How Cell Phones Could Potentially Help Green Energy Technology

Cell phones nowadays are truly incredible things — it seems like they can do more every month through new apps. Many of these apps can help their users benefit the environment, even if they don’t realize it.  The best thing about these apps is that they’re usually dirt cheap, and may even help you make or save money. The following are a few ways that today’s cell phones can help you save both your money and the environment.

Keep Your A/C Reasonable

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Air conditioning and heating are great ways to stay comfortable, but they can be handled in a lot of ways. Most people aren’t handling their household A/C as efficiently as they could. But when you engage your phone, you can activate your A/C or heat when you’re about to leave for home and come home to comfort without having to keep everything running when the place is empty. You could even program your phone to turn on your A/C when you get within a certain distance of your home. read more

4 Great Tools for Mobile App Developers

Mobile usage continues to grow year after year. Many tech experts believe that mobile usage will surpass desktop usage in the near future. Due to this growth, mobile apps have become a big market. There are many great tools that a mobile developer can use to help in the creation of mobile apps. Let’s take a look at a few solid tools for app developers.

AppMakr

AppMakr is a do-it-yourself app creation platform that lets anyone make your own iPhone apps, Android apps and HTML5 mobile formatted websites —with no coding required. Even if you already know how to code, this tool can come in handy if you need to create a pretty basic app very quickly. It also works cross-platform, so with one tool, you can create an app for both iOS and Android. You can find out more at AppMakr’s website. read more