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The Best Water Resistant Phones

The Best Water Resistant Phones
As a boy growing up in a coastal city, one of the coolest things you could own was a water resistant watch. It made games in the pool or at the beach that much more fun. You could be a spy on a top-secret aqua mission where, MacGyver-like, your watch was your only tool to save the world. Or you could simply time you and your friends swimming laps, or who could hold their breath under water for the longest. And not much has changed since then. Okay, I don’t time how long my friends can hold their breath under water for anymore, but I still think one of the coolest things you can own is a water...
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Top 5 Mobile Messaging Applications for 2014

Top 5 Mobile Messaging Applications for 2014
As the technological world keeps growing and expanding, the real world needs to keep up. This has resulted in an increase in the number of mobile communication app, driven by people’s need to interact, send information and connect with their loved ones on the go. Mobile messaging applications can be considered part of the future of modern communication, both professionally and personally. This due to the fact that most of our communications today are already done online, with that in mind, here are our favourite mobile messaging apps: Blackberry Messenger(BBM): BBM is an acronym for Blackberry...
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Samsung’s Head of Design resigns

It’s been only a few weeks since the release of Samsung’s latest flagship devices, the Galaxy S5 and the Note 3, and already the repercussions of their tried and tested design are being felt. When it comes to mobile phone designs, users want something gorgeous, sleek and unique, none of which the S5 seems to be. The device has been criticised for its lack of visual appeal and this is mostly due to the new textured plastic backs.  Could this be why Chang Dong Hoon handed in his resignation? He has since been replaced by Lee Min Hyouk as of May 1. Although Chang is no longer Head of Design, he will...
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How to reduce data usage on Android and iOS devices

Surfing the internet has become one of the most important part of our daily activities. The introduction of smartphones and mobile gadgets has made it easier than ever before to connect to the internet on the go. It does, however, come at a cost, and depending on your device and price plan, could potentially cost you a huge amount of money. This is largely attributed to the high cost attached to African mobile data plans for Android and iOS devices . So how can you avoid high costs? Here are few tips to cut down or reduce the data usage on Android and iOS devices: Download/Update only on WiFi –...
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Microsoft’s new CEO has some big shoes to fill

Last week it was announced that Satya Nadella would take over from Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO. Nadella becomes only the third CEO of the technology giant, after founder Bill Gates and predecessor, Ballmer. There are many challenges that Nadella will need to overcome in order to be as successful as Gates, and while Apple and Google lead the way in the world of technology at the moment, there’s never been a better time for a CEO to stamp his authority on a company the way that Nadella can. But where did Nadella come from? He’s been the executive vice president of cloud and enterprise at Microsoft...
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BlackBerry finally rolls out on Androids and iPhones

It was rumoured that Research In Motion (RIM), presently known as BlackBerry, would distribute its mobile messenger app, BBM, across other mobile Operating Systems, like Android and Apple. The rumour has been confirmed, as BlackBerry released the official version of the hybrid BlackBerry Messenger on the 21st October 2013. The original release date was set for early September, but was postponed on account of an alleged technical glitch. Despite having limited use, as it is only available for iPhone or Android devices running on IOS v.6 or v7 and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), respectively, the...
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