In the mid-Noughties, a BlackBerry handset was a real status symbol. These smartphone precursors combined email, 3G web access and basic productivity tools with normal cellular connectivity. This futuristic amalgam of office computer and mo...Read More
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When new technology is launched, it usually improves on its predecessor in clearly identifiable ways. Sony’s PS5 offers 4K gameplay and a better user interface than the PS4. The iPhone 12 is the first Apple smartphone to offer 5G. And so ...Read More
In the olden days, you bought a computer game at a shop. It would be supplied in a box far bigger than it needed to be, with screenshots from a system better than the one you owned. You’d take it home, insert the cassette or disc, and pla...Read More
The unveiling of a new iPhone is always a significant event, considering Apple manufactures one in seven smartphones sold worldwide. However, the launch of the iPhone 12 has been rather overtaken by global events. Its development began long...Read More
When the history books are written about 2020, they won’t be kind. Coronavirus will undoubtedly take most of the headlines, alongside ham-fisted governmental attempts at controlling it – and the lasting consequences of those actions. Ho...Read More
When the history books are written about 2020, they’ll undoubtedly focus on Covid-19, the huge loss of life and the lockdowns imposed by panicking politicians around the world. What the history books won’t talk about is climate change, ...Read More
For a number of years, it felt as though smartphone camera design had plateaued. Pixel numbers were increasing, but the benefits to consumers were becoming increasingly marginal. In the last couple of years, there’s been more tangible cha...Read More
If you’ve ever received an unsolicited spam email claiming to be from a service provider or reputable business, you’ve experienced an attempted smishing campaign. Historically, email was used to distribute bulk messages that attempt to ...Read More
In recent years, there’s been a degree of stagnation in smartphone evolution. Screens range from OLED to AMOLED, Full HD to Ultra HD, 4K to QHD. Yet they’re all equally adept at making app content and photos appear bright and sharp on-s...Read More
Today, the word blackberry is most commonly associated with bowls of muesli, or berry farms where you can spend a few hours picking fresh fruit. Yet things were very different a decade ago. Back then, the concept of a mobile phone being abl...Read More