Today, the average smartphone user is spoiled for choice. There are over 700,000 apps from which to choose at the Apple App Store, and around the same at the Google Play Store for Android — with several more in the pipeline. The mobile app development …continue reading
David Corbin writes:
I spend a lot of time driving and I leave my devices and electronics in my car. Is it bad to leave your devices out in a vehicle in cold weather?
This all depends on just how cold it is in your …continue reading
Smartphone platforms. There are the big three: iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Then there’s RIM’s upcoming attempt at saving itself from sure death with BlackBerry 10. Samsung may also be trying to reduce its dependence on Android with Tizen. Then you’ve got Ubuntu, the world’s …continue reading
Today’s market is fully loaded with tons of innovative gadgets — especially with a flood of edgy smartphones that appeal to a wide range of different people’s needs and aesthetic standards. Brand manufacturers often compete with the best smartphones in terms of …continue reading
Alex Dmytruszko writes:
I recently sold a Sony Vaio Z series laptop because I feel like I am ready to step into the tablet market. I noticed that the two heavy hitters right now seem to be the Microsoft Surface Pro (when it comes out …continue reading
The creator of the IR-Blue has an interesting story about how he decided to develop this accessory for the iPhone and Android smartphones. He had purchased a 100-year-old house that was drafty and he wanted to plug up the leaks. The cheapest thermal imaging camera …continue reading
“We don’t carry cases for those throw-away prepaid phones.” — An associate at a big box electronics store to my mother.
Long before I called myself the “Frugal Geek,” I learned a series of valuable lessons from my parents about saving money on things for …continue reading
This is an interesting project for those do-it-yourself people who like to tinker. It seems that all of us have become victims of buying everything already made and we no longer get our hands dirty to either built a PC, or in this case, to …continue reading
SIM cards are incredibly important if you want to take advantage of cellular wireless service on your smartphone, tablet, or notebook. These little cards slip in and contain all the information your carrier needs to connect with and grant access from its service to your …continue reading
Making a backup copy of your Instagram photos is a great idea for anyone wishing to either switch to another photo sharing service or simply copy their existing photos over to a different storage platform for safe keeping. Like any free online service, Instagram doesn’t …continue reading
I am one of the original recipients of the Google Nexus 7. In fact, my unit arrived within a few days of Google releasing the device to the marketplace. Since that time, I have totally enjoyed my Nexus 7 experience. However, I must note that …continue reading
Instagram is one of the greatest photo sharing services out there. After spending 1 billion dollars on it earlier this year, it would appear that Mark Zuckerberg agrees. While most of my picture taking recently has been done on one mobile device or another, I’ve …continue reading
Needless to say, playing any type of action game can be a challenge when using a smartphone. Though the touchscreen may be great for navigating various applications, when it comes to having full control during a action packed game, the lack of control is very …continue reading
A new national survey, funded by the Verizon Foundation through TRU, found that about one in three students use a mobile device to complete their schoolwork at home. These devices include smartphones, laptop computers, and tablet computers. What is surprising is that the same students …continue reading
If you’re like me, then you grew up on Star Trek: The Next Generation and love the idea of being able to communicate with someone by tapping a badge rather than bringing a phone to your ear. Mobile phones we know today more closely resemble …continue reading
Whether it be a smartphone or a tablet, we have all experienced those grimy fingerprints on our touchscreens. Cleaning a touchscreen device is fairly simple and you most likely have everything you need already. But the most important part of cleaning a …continue reading
Facebook? Check. Twitter? Check. Oh, but where is Angry Birds? And what about YouTube?
RIM (Research In Motion) needs to come up with a lot more than merely clever new features if it wants BlackBerry 10 to be the protagonist of a potentially remarkable revival. …continue reading