Posts by tag: mobile+phone

Gadgets July 2, 2012 posted by

GPS Mobile Phone Watch For Kids keeps them safe and cloyingly in touch

As a full blown helicopter parent, there’s no way you can put a price on keeping connected with your offspring. Who knows what they could be getting up to, out there in the wilds all alone. Never mind the bands of roving Justin Bieber fans, itching to snatch up the last remaining sanity of our loved ones, there’s also teh new mobile internets, which gives them far too much access to local pizza joint information for their own good.

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Bookmark This! July 2, 2012 posted by

3 Services Which Help You Ditch Your Unexpired Cell Phone Contract With Zero Penalty

It’s almost impossible to get a decent deal on a mobile phone nowadays unless you’re prepared to accept a very long contract period, and for most people 24 months is a norm. The problem is that 2 years is a long time to be tied to one service provider and handset, and it often means you’re stuck to with an inferior service or product long after you should be. But there are options, if you know where to look.

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Gadgets June 30, 2012 posted by

Jabra Sport Bluetooth Wireless Headset untethers your musical and phone call enjoyment

It’s a fact of life that no matter how cool or useful the technology, or how good looking the design, we all want more. Take music headsets for instance. These little marvels manage to convert digital signals from our mobile phones and MP3 players into lush sounding musical tones, while sitting beautifully snuggly in our ear. Yet despite their excellence, we still want more. Specifically we don’t want wires, particularly cables tethering us to the player source.

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Gadgets June 23, 2012 posted by

Doro HandlePlus 334 GSM is the anti-smartphone

Not everyone needs a fancy sophisticated smartphone, and in fact for some people all the complexity that comes with tons of buttons, settings and options can make their life a misery. The elderly and physically and mentally disadvantaged people come to mind in this regard. For these and others who would like a simpler life, there are alternatives. The Swedish company Doro, for example, do a special line of products which have simplicity as their aim, and they do their…

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Awesome June 19, 2012 posted by

10 superb Android apps that will make your smartphone photos sizzle [Freeware]

If you’re one of those who are convinced that smartphone photos are destined to forever remain washed out, blurry, flash destroyed disasters, think again. The latest breed of high resolution phone cameras has spurred on a new generation of apps designed to take advantage of all that lovely power and glory. These free apps promise to banish bad flash day and herald a new dawn of sophisticated DSLR functionality which almost – but not quite – could be mistaken for…

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Bookmark This! March 15, 2012 posted by

Scosche cellCONTROL makes your car safer by disabling distracting phone activities

There’s no question that a good proportion of road accidents nowadays are caused because the driver is distracted by their mobile phone. Both texting and/or making a phone call with one hand can really take your attention away from the road, and in fact according to a BBC report in 2002, researchers found that talking on a mobile phone can actually be more dangerous than drink-driving.

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Bookmark This! March 15, 2012 posted by

15 Alternatives to Android Market…sorry Android Play

I stumbled over this rather nifty list of 15 Alternatives to Android Market (aka Android Play) the other day, and it’s rather cool. The obvious ones are all there, like the Amazon App Store and Getjar, but there are some I’ve never heard of such as PandaApp Wandoujia and Appoke. Why would you need an alternative, I hear you ask? Well simple. How about when you are using someone else’s phone for whatever reason and you don’t want to add a…

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Bookmark This! March 14, 2012 posted by

Bounce for Android means you’ll never be late again [Daily Freeware]

There are two types of people in this world. Those that worry about being late to an appointment, and those that don’t. I’ve always been one of the worriers, to the extent of being paranoid. That guy hovering outside the door an hour early for your party? Yeah, that’s me. The dude hanging around at the airport for 2 hours (‘in case security was really bad’), yep me again.

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Bookmark This! March 7, 2012 posted by

Paper Karma lets you easily banish junk mail from your doormat with your phone [Daily Freeware]

It’s easy to hate junk mail, especially when it comes cascading in through your letterbox day after day after day. It wouldn’t be so bad if it was actually interesting stuff, but it’s usually just special offers for local plumbing services or yet another real estate firm trying to scam you into some deal or another. Tedious…and apparently unstoppable. Or is it?

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general March 29, 2010 posted by

Kyocera Zio M6000 – Lightest Android phone yet and with no contract

Want a smartphone but sans contract? The Kyocera Zio M6000 may not be the “super” smartphone that the Google Nexus One is – but it has Android and will reportedly require no commitment by being offered by carriers such as Virgin Mobile or Cricket. The best part is how cheap it is going to be – at $169 combined with a pre-paid plan, this is a great starter Android product. Intelligent, sleek, stealthy design # Impressive 3.5″ WVGA motion-enhanced touchscreen…

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Kyocera Zio M6000 – Lightest Android phone yet and with no contract