Mazuma Blog http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog Blogging about selling, trading-in or recycling mobile phones for cash. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:07:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Innovative coding app Swift Playgrounds comes to App Store http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/innovative-coding-app-swift-playgrounds-comes-to-app-store/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/innovative-coding-app-swift-playgrounds-comes-to-app-store/#respond Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/innovative-coding-app-swift-playgrounds-comes-to-app-store/

Swift Playgrounds is an innovative new iPad app from Apple that is intended to make it fun and easy for everyone to learn how to code.  Real coding concepts are brought to life in an accessible way thanks to an interactive interface that allows students and beginners alike to explore working with Swift.  This is...

The post Innovative coding app Swift Playgrounds comes to App Store appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/innovative-coding-app-swift-playgrounds-comes-to-app-store/feed/ 0
Apple launch: Dual-lens camera and water resistance key features of iPhone 7 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-launch-dual-lens-camera-and-water-resistance-key-features-of-iphone-7/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-launch-dual-lens-camera-and-water-resistance-key-features-of-iphone-7/#respond Wed, 07 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/apple-launch-dual-lens-camera-and-water-resistance-key-features-of-iphone-7/

Apple officially introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at a keynote event held at its Cupertino headquarters last night (September 7th).  For many, this is the consumer technology event of the year and it put to rest months of rumours and speculation as to what new features and innovations would be incorporated into the marquee...

The post Apple launch: Dual-lens camera and water resistance key features of iPhone 7 appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-launch-dual-lens-camera-and-water-resistance-key-features-of-iphone-7/feed/ 0
Super Mario heading to the iPhone in December http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/super-mario-heading-to-the-iphone-in-december/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/super-mario-heading-to-the-iphone-in-december/#respond Wed, 07 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/super-mario-heading-to-the-iphone-in-december/

Super Mario – arguably the most iconic video game character of all time – is heading to iOS devices later this year.  A full-sized Super Mario Bros action platformer titled Super Mario Run has been developed specifically for mobile and will be available first on the App Store this December.  Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto revealed...

The post Super Mario heading to the iPhone in December appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/super-mario-heading-to-the-iphone-in-december/feed/ 0
Apple launch: Wireless AirPods launched alongside iPhone 7 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-launch-wireless-airpods-launched-alongside-iphone-7/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-launch-wireless-airpods-launched-alongside-iphone-7/#respond Wed, 07 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/apple-launch-wireless-airpods-launched-alongside-iphone-7/

Apple announced AirPods alongside the launch of the iPhone 7 at its keynote event last night (September 7th) – and it is marketing the product as a reinvention of the wireless headphone.  They will be available for £159 from late October and will come with a charging case. They are instantly set up with one...

The post Apple launch: Wireless AirPods launched alongside iPhone 7 appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-launch-wireless-airpods-launched-alongside-iphone-7/feed/ 0
Will the new iPhone 7 be waterproof? http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/will-the-new-iphone-7-be-waterproof/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/will-the-new-iphone-7-be-waterproof/#respond Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/will-the-new-iphone-7-be-waterproof/

Apple's launch of the next iteration of its perennially popular iPhone range is just around the corner, with the company issuing an enigmatic invitation for a keynote event on September 7th.  For many, this is the most exciting event on the consumer technology calendar, as it is the moment when months of rumour and speculation...

The post Will the new iPhone 7 be waterproof? appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/will-the-new-iphone-7-be-waterproof/feed/ 0
Does your choice of smartphone reveal something about your personality? http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/does-your-choice-of-smartphone-reveal-something-about-your-personality/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/does-your-choice-of-smartphone-reveal-something-about-your-personality/#respond Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/does-your-choice-of-smartphone-reveal-something-about-your-personality/

Debates over which is the better smartphone option can get quite heated – particularly among died-in-the-wool Apple and Samsung fans.  Some people are not too concerned and take a more pragmatic approach, simply selecting the device that is within their price range and seems best suited to their requirements.  However, an individual's attitude to such matters...

The post Does your choice of smartphone reveal something about your personality? appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/does-your-choice-of-smartphone-reveal-something-about-your-personality/feed/ 0
Starting university? These smartphones could be for you http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/starting-university-these-smartphones-could-be-for-you/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/starting-university-these-smartphones-could-be-for-you/#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/starting-university-these-smartphones-could-be-for-you/

The new university term is just around the corner – and 18-year-olds up and down the country will undoubtedly be excited to get into life away from home for the first time.  For anyone in this position, there are so many things to think about that it can feel slightly overwhelming.  Indeed, this is one...

The post Starting university? These smartphones could be for you appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/starting-university-these-smartphones-could-be-for-you/feed/ 0
What do students use their smartphones for? http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/what-do-students-use-their-smartphones-for/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/what-do-students-use-their-smartphones-for/#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/what-do-students-use-their-smartphones-for/

Many young students are likely to be leaving home for their very first university experience, with the start of the new term fast approaching.  Some will be renewing their phone contracts, while others will be shopping around to find the best smartphone deal within their price range.  But just how much of a cornerstone of...

The post What do students use their smartphones for? appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/what-do-students-use-their-smartphones-for/feed/ 0
Turn your smartphone into the ultimate TV accessory http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/turn-your-smartphone-into-the-ultimate-tv-accessory/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/turn-your-smartphone-into-the-ultimate-tv-accessory/#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/turn-your-smartphone-into-the-ultimate-tv-accessory/

Smartphones have so much to offer that it can sometimes be hard to imagine how we got by without them – even though they haven't really been around all that long.  Indeed, they can act as a complement to almost every imaginable part of life, which can make them the ultimate accessory for so many...

The post Turn your smartphone into the ultimate TV accessory appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/turn-your-smartphone-into-the-ultimate-tv-accessory/feed/ 0
Apple supplier commits to 100% renewable energy http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-supplier-commits-to-100-renewable-energy/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-supplier-commits-to-100-renewable-energy/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/apple-supplier-commits-to-100-renewable-energy/

Apple has revealed that Lens Technology has become the smartphone manufacturing giant's first supplier to commit to 100 per cent renewable energy.  All of the glass production operations carried out by Lens Technology will run on entirely renewable energy by the end of 2018.  This is an unprecedented commitment that serves to further Apple's efforts...

The post Apple supplier commits to 100% renewable energy appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-supplier-commits-to-100-renewable-energy/feed/ 0
Smartphone banking revolution to be enforced by watchdogs http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/smartphone-banking-revolution-to-be-enforced-by-watchdogs/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/smartphone-banking-revolution-to-be-enforced-by-watchdogs/#respond Mon, 08 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/smartphone-banking-revolution-to-be-enforced-by-watchdogs/

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has unveiled a package of measures designed to ensure banks work harder for customers by making the most of the benefits of smartphone technology.  A retail banking market investigation published by the watchdog today (August 9th) found that older and larger banks are not competing hard enough for customers'...

The post Smartphone banking revolution to be enforced by watchdogs appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/smartphone-banking-revolution-to-be-enforced-by-watchdogs/feed/ 0
New iPhone to feature pressure-sensitive home button http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-iphone-to-feature-pressure-sensitive-home-button/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-iphone-to-feature-pressure-sensitive-home-button/#respond Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/new-iphone-to-feature-pressure-sensitive-home-button/

Apple is preparing to unveil the latest iterations of its perennially popular iPhone next month – and it is hard to believe nearly a full year has passed since the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.  As ever, the past 12 months have been full of rumour and speculation as to what upgraded...

The post New iPhone to feature pressure-sensitive home button appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-iphone-to-feature-pressure-sensitive-home-button/feed/ 0
AVG identifies top power-hogging apps http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/avg-identifies-top-power-hogging-apps/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/avg-identifies-top-power-hogging-apps/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/avg-identifies-top-power-hogging-apps/

Antivirus firm AVG has issued a new report that identifies some of the biggest smartphone resource hoggers available on Android smartphones.  The AVG Android App Performance and Trend Report H1 2016 outlined which of the most popular apps had the most pronounced effect on considerations such as battery, storage and data.  In terms of broad...

The post AVG identifies top power-hogging apps appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/avg-identifies-top-power-hogging-apps/feed/ 0
Could you be charging your iPhone more effectively? http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/could-you-be-charging-your-iphone-more-effectively/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/could-you-be-charging-your-iphone-more-effectively/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/could-you-be-charging-your-iphone-more-effectively/

We all have different smartphone charging habits – some like to top up the battery with an occasional boost on the fly, while others like to leave the device plugged in overnight so it's ready for the day ahead.  However, if you're among those who love grabbing their handset from its charging station first thing...

The post Could you be charging your iPhone more effectively? appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/could-you-be-charging-your-iphone-more-effectively/feed/ 0
Deleted WhatsApp messages can be recovered http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/deleted-whatsapp-messages-can-be-recovered/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/deleted-whatsapp-messages-can-be-recovered/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/deleted-whatsapp-messages-can-be-recovered/

For many users, one of the biggest draws of the messaging service WhatsApp is that it offers end-to-end encryption, guaranteeing all your messages are as secure as possible.  However, it may not be quite so simple, as a security researcher has discovered that deleting chats from WhatsApp doesn't completely erase them from the device. The...

The post Deleted WhatsApp messages can be recovered appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/deleted-whatsapp-messages-can-be-recovered/feed/ 0
Apple celebrates sale of billionth iPhone http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-celebrates-sale-of-billionth-iphone/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-celebrates-sale-of-billionth-iphone/#respond Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/apple-celebrates-sale-of-billionth-iphone/

Apple has announced that it has sold one billion iPhones since the introduction of the very first version of the device back in 2007.  Chief executive officer of the California-based computer giant announced the landmark figures at an employee meeting in Cupertino.  This comes in spite of other reports indicating declining sales and mild concerns...

The post Apple celebrates sale of billionth iPhone appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/apple-celebrates-sale-of-billionth-iphone/feed/ 0
New smartphone case designed to help catch ’em all in Pokemon Go http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-smartphone-case-designed-to-help-catch-em-all-in-pokemon-go/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-smartphone-case-designed-to-help-catch-em-all-in-pokemon-go/#respond Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/new-smartphone-case-designed-to-help-catch-em-all-in-pokemon-go/

It is safe to say Nintendo's massively popular new augmented reality game Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm.  While it has only been out for a matter of weeks, it has become a runaway success in a manner that no other smartphone app has ever done before.  This means it should perhaps come as...

The post New smartphone case designed to help catch ’em all in Pokemon Go appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-smartphone-case-designed-to-help-catch-em-all-in-pokemon-go/feed/ 0
New iPhone: Dual cameras in and mute button out? http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-iphone-dual-cameras-in-and-mute-button-out/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-iphone-dual-cameras-in-and-mute-button-out/#respond Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/new-iphone-dual-cameras-in-and-mute-button-out/

New images purportedly of the forthcoming iPhone 7 have been leaked on Chinese social media – and they reveal some intriguing new developments for the perennially popular smartphone.  A redesigned camera and a slightly different look are the main differences visible in the posts – although some fans may be disappointed at the lack of a...

The post New iPhone: Dual cameras in and mute button out? appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/new-iphone-dual-cameras-in-and-mute-button-out/feed/ 0
Pokemon Go finally available in the UK http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/pokemon-go-finally-available-in-the-uk/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/pokemon-go-finally-available-in-the-uk/#respond Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/pokemon-go-finally-available-in-the-uk/

Pokemon Go – the smartphone game that has quickly become a global sensation – has finally been made available in the UK.  Some enthusiastic fans already downloaded the app via a workaround that involved convincing your phone you were a user from the US, where the game was launched earlier. This workaround gave users access...

The post Pokemon Go finally available in the UK appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/pokemon-go-finally-available-in-the-uk/feed/ 0
Is your Android phone infected with HummingBad? http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/is-your-android-phone-infected-with-hummingbad/ http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/is-your-android-phone-infected-with-hummingbad/#respond Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/general/is-your-android-phone-infected-with-hummingbad/

An estimated ten million Android smartphones all over the world are thought to be infected with new malware called HummingBad.  The aggressive software was developed by a group of Chinese cyber criminals and was first discovered by security speciality Check Point earlier this year.  It was specified that the malware establishes a persistent rootkit with...

The post Is your Android phone infected with HummingBad? appeared first on Mazuma Blog.

]]>
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/is-your-android-phone-infected-with-hummingbad/feed/ 0