Author Archives: Yasmeen.Akhtar

Free earphones with your smartphones; is it enough to tempt a sale?

Last year, HTC cashed in on Dre beats earphones by the hip-hop mogul himself, Dr Dre, offering the earphones free with the purchase of their HTC Sensation XE and Sensation XL mobile phones. Now it seems Nokia is doing the … Continue reading

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From iPod to iPhone to iPad…to iDesk? (or not)

Since the inception of the iPod, Apple has always been a force to be a reckoned with and a truly revolutionary company. As a joke, someone once wrote that three Apples changed the world: 1. Adam and Eves’ – the … Continue reading

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How to get more life out of your phones’ battery

Before the days of the iPhone, Blackberry and Androids, when your “dumbphone” ran out of juice, you could simply swap your battery with somebody who had a similar model phone and make that important phone call, or inform loved ones … Continue reading

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Phone covers, the stylish way to cover up your phone, or just plain tacky?

I recently endeavoured on a shopping trip with a friend who was adamant on getting a phone cover for her iPhone. She had already purchased a bright yellow cover online at a bargain price of 99p…though seeing the quality of … Continue reading

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90s Nostalgia: when Blackberry and Apple were just fruits, and Nokia ruled the mobile world

My first phone, perhaps like many of yours, was a Nokia 8310, when I was a teenager. At the time it felt like the most incredible mobile phone in the world, but with the amazing mobile phone technology now at … Continue reading

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From photography to the gaming world, mobile phones take over

The advert for the PS Vita reads ‘I may never touch a game on my iPhone again’, showing that the PlayStation recognises the competition potential of smartphones. The PS Vita is not just trying to sell itself from its usual … Continue reading

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RIP Kodak, it’s the era of Cameraphones instead

From the grainy pictures we used to take on our mobile phones, to the extreme 41 Megapixel Nokia PureView, cameraphones have come a long way in terms of quality. This may be good news for mobile phone users who have … Continue reading

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The best Apps to have on your smartphones

Our phones are becoming our best friends almost, they know everything about us, they know what we like to watch, what music we like to listen to, what we like to read etc and with so many apps available, there’s … Continue reading

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The tabloid previously known as iPad 3 – The New iPad

  For anybody who walked passed their local Apple store today and noticed the never ending line of people queued up outside, you would know that today was the day the new iPad was released. Some hardcore Apple fans even … Continue reading

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Instagram makes its way to Android – “very soon”

  With 4,266 votes and listed as a 5 star app in the Apple app store, Instagram is one of the more popular mobile editing applications. You may see people tweeting their artistic photographs or posting pictures online on facebook … Continue reading

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