Planned obsolescence: your phone is designed to fail !
Your cell phone battery needs recharging twice a day. Your iPhone 4 won’t be updated to the latest OS. Your phones bugs for no reason. The volume rocker no longer rocks. The list of little niggles and inconveniences associated with that bright shiny wonder bought only a year or so ago continues to grow. Is […]
Okay, it is just a prototype for the moment but Japanese communication giant NTT Docomo has just announced that they have been working on a new SIM module. This module will basically enable us to use our SIM cards without it being physically inside our mobile phones. This credit card sized module (8 by 4 […]
How far will we go?
Aldous Huxley: Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. You might think that there are already applications for everything but there are not. So just how far can apps go? Certainly, there are lots of applications which look ridiculous and which raise many questions like, ‘Do we really need […]
Do we really need a 2K or even a 4K display on our smartphones?
The on screen battle for bigger and better displays As the smartphone revolution progresses, from the first phone with a screen, to the smartphone with a color screen in 2001, phone manufacturers around the world continue to innovate with screen design and quality. Apple in 2007 led the way for larger, touch screens with the […]