New iPhone 8 operating system

New iPhone 8 operating system

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iOS 11 Prepares for Take-off! It is not just the iPhone 8 that everyone is excited about but also the new operating system from Apple. They plan to release iOS 11 at the same time as the launch of the iPhone 8. That said, Apple have already released the public beta version so that you can download it to your device and get familiar with its new features. Of course it won’t be perfect, it will still have bugs, but if you are willing to put up with that then there are some exciting features you can benefit from. For ...

Who are the OTA and why does it matter?

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The OTA are the Online Trust Association. In 2005 they were originally formed as a working group designed to combat the increasing levels of spam and deceptive emails that were affecting the online business industry. The OTA for a brief period became a trade organisation but in 2012 were re-classified as a charity. The OTA’s mission is to develop online trust through collaboration and innovation. Ultimately it is about pursuing an internet that is safe for the use and benefit of people all over the world. Amongst the many work streams the OTA are involved in is the development and ...
Clear Your Diary in September!

Will iPhone 8 get ahead of the technology curve?

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Anticipation continues to mount almost in proportion to the gossip, leaks and fervent forum discussions about the new iPhone 8 and its impending release later this year. So what is the latest? Well everyone is interested in the new screen and its use of OLED curved screen technology. This has been adopted in Samsung’s latest phone which looks and feels good. However more than that it seems the new iPhone may actually have a glass body. This is shift away from its aluminium predecessors. Of course you will only really know what the new iPhone is like when you actually ...
Approaching a Moment in History

Approaching a Moment in History

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To answer very simply, it is the brains of your mobile device. It is the part you cannot see, the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and associated ‘chips’ such as the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). Snapdragon is a product developed and made by Qualcomm. Originally most of Qualcomm’s focus was on designing and making wireless modems. The success of the Snapdragon has helped them make the transition into micro-chips. Furthermore, Qualcomm are ambitiously developing the functioIt seems that the mobile smart phone is reaching a peak. Almost everybody has a smartphone. Although there will always be someone who doesn’t have one. ...
Will Samsung fold?

Will Samsung fold?

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That is crazy! If you are a Samsung mobile phone user you will know how hugely successful the Korean manufacturer is. Samsung sales are outperforming the iPhone and when it comes to the google platform, Samsung are the biggest provider by a long way. Plus the bezel-less display in their handset is proving to be very popular. All the indications are that Samsung will continue to be a world leader in the technology industry. So why the question above? Ultimately this is not a question about the financial health of the business. It has been reported Apple paid Samsung $4.3bn ...
Want a Gem of a Web Browser?

Want a Gem of a Web Browser?

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When it comes to web browsers we may simply use whatever is on our phone’s home screen and not give it a second thought. Of course if you are a big Google fan then likely you will use the Google browser. However, don’t be quick to dismiss alternatives. Whichever web browser you use will and can make a big difference to your experience of surfing the net on your mobile device. One very important factor is speed, but there are several other important variables such as battery consumption and visual display while surfing. Try downloading Pyrope! It is free so ...
What is Snapdragon?

What is Snapdragon?

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To answer very simply, it is the brains of your mobile device. It is the part you cannot see, the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and associated ‘chips’ such as the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). Snapdragon is a product developed and made by Qualcomm. Originally most of Qualcomm’s focus was on designing and making wireless modems. The success of the Snapdragon has helped them make the transition into micro-chips. Furthermore, Qualcomm are ambitiously developing the functionality and capability of the Snapdragon Chipset all the time. Qualcomm have developed their technology so that it can connect to the internet and integrate with ...
Clear Your Diary in September!

Clear Your Diary in September!

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The most obvious question is why? What possibly could be so important you cannot miss it? Well that depends on how much of an iPhone fan you are. The new iPhone 8 is likely to be launched in September, although there is cause to think it may be delayed to October. The last 9 versions of the iPhone were all released in September with the iPhone 4S released in October 2011. There is plenty to be excited about. The new iPhone is reported to have a fingerprint scanner, 3D facial recognition and also a rumoured curved OLED display on the ...
Samsung reach for the stars with their new Galaxy S8

Samsung reach for the stars with their new Galaxy S8

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Who isn’t interested in a new phone that looks better, performs better and is all round just better? That is what Samsung are aiming for with their new Galaxy S8 and the S8+. Long lists of specifications can be boring but here are some of the details you will be interested in. New Powerful Battery Everyone who has owned a Samsung Note 7 will be all too aware of the disaster with the battery. It doesn’t matter how good the phone is, if the battery runs out just as you start to have fun then it can be really frustrating. ...