Climate change is everyone’s responsibility

Climate change is everyone’s responsibility
Climate change is happening – Whilst we are all aware of the risks this entails, we are still waiting for climate change predictions to come true, rather than step up and try to make a real change. This is the message that two world-known personalities have tried to communicate to the world, in order to increase awareness and ask for people’s collaboration for a change.…

European Commission: End of overseas roaming charges

European Commission: End of overseas roaming charges
The European Commission has announced that roaming charges are to be abolished across the continent.This will mean that people enjoying a holiday in another country other than their place of residence will incur no extra charges.As an example, Brits heading to a country within the European Union for a well-deserved break will be able to use their mobile phones without having to worry about paying…

Apple Watch 2.0 Beta: Be cautious

Apple Watch 2.0 Beta: Be cautious
Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, was certainly on the money when, in 1965, he predicted that computing power and processing speeds would increase exponentially, year after year. Just look at the world around you and you can see how far we’ve come in terms of technology.Nowadays, it seems that pace has accelerated to quite an unbelievable speed and so it is that the slightest pause…

0800 numbers via mobile now free

Finally, after what seems like forever, 0800 and 0808 numbers on free to call on mobile phones.This was announced by regulator Ofcom, which described this moment as one of the biggest to telephone calls for many, many years.It will positively affect up to 175 million mobile phone users, meaning they will no longer be hit with extra costs when calling these numbers.Further notable changes include…

Smartphone tech will let blind people ‘see’

In the not so distant future, visually impaired and blind people will be able to “see through” their smartphone or tablet.This is the bold claim from scientists at the University of Lincoln, who have been working on “adaptive mobile technology” that could make this a distinct possibility.The study, which is funded by a Google Faculty Research Award, are looking to “embed” what they describe as…

Instagram boosts search and explore functions

Instagram has announced that it has improved its search and explore functions, making the experience of using the app more engaging, easier and fun.Approximately 70 million images and videos are posted to Instagram every day, which goes to show why this development is welcome.After all, it can often be difficult to sift through all these pictures and find things that you are interested in.Instagram, which…

How your smartphone ‘influences your choice of holiday’

When it comes to holidays, it appears that there are clear differences between iOS and Android users, a fascinating new study has revealed.Trivago.co.uk decided to look into searches made on its apps on both these operating platforms over a 12-month period.The hotel price comparison website was curious to know whether or not there were notable distinctions between iOS and Android in terms of travel preferences.What…

Nokia CEO confirms return to smartphone market

For a long while now, the future prospects of Nokia has not so much been uncertain, it’s been existential.Ever since the company lost its control over the mobile phone business to the likes of Apple and Samsung, its success in this market has dwindled.So much so that it eventually sold its mobile/smartphone business to Microsoft, shifting its focus to other areas of its enterprise.However, there…