Posted in Mobile, Mobile Devices
on May 14th, 2014
Every smartphone user’s dream would be to use their mobile device for days without having to charge it. What is it about smartphone devices that consume the battery power so fast? Truth be told, it’s probably the fact that it exhibits computer-like qualities, and runs a myriad of apps simultaneously, which ultimately consumes power at a rapid pace. In a nutshell, the more often your smartphone is in use, the faster your battery power will drain.
Here are a few tips and tricks to make your smartphone battery last longer:
Turn off phone: Turning off your mobile device at night before...
Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile
on Mar 18th, 2014
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 –...
Posted in Cellphones, Electronics, Mobile, Mobile Devices
on Mar 5th, 2014
When Google bought Motorola initially in 2011 for $12.5 billion it was apparently only for Motorola’s impressive list of patents. Now that the search giant has sold the resurgent Motorola, for a huge loss, it’s time to examine whether the two companies’ time together benefited one or the other, or both.
The first thing worth noting is that Google is making a massive loss on the sale, considering Lenovo only paid $2.9 billion to take over Motorola. According to Google’s official announcement of the sale:
“Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) today have...
Posted in Android, Apple, Microsoft, Mobile, Nokia
on Feb 14th, 2014
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...