Google and Levi pair up for Project Jacquard

Project Jacquard sounds like some obscure, underground art collective that has emerged out of its chic European scene and started making a noise on the global stage.Alas, it isn’t that at all, but worry not, the reality of what it represents is just as edgy and exciting as the description provided above.It is a partnership between Levi and Google - yes, you read that right…

Smartphone users to double by 2020

The number of people in ownership of a smartphone around the world will more than double over the next five years, according to a major new report from Ericsson.Globally, by 2020, over 70 per cent of humanity’s population will be in possession of such a device, transforming the very nature of communication and innovation.In its paper, titled Mobility Report: On the Pulse of the Networked…

Cigna and Samsung unveil new app

The global health service company Cigna has unveiled an updated version of its Coach by Cigna app, which it has developed with tech giant Samsung.This clever app provides tailored programmes to help users improve their diet, exercise more, sleep better and lose excess weight.It does this through interpreting answers to questions that it provides, cleverly working out your personality type, what it is you want…

Banning mobiles in schools ‘improves results’

It’s an issue that has long been an issue for school teachers - how best to manage to the number of mobile phones used by pupils.Everyone appreciates that most youngsters are given such a device early on in life and that they have benefits but they can also be a nuisance.An answer may have materialised though, as a new study from the Centre for Economic…

Twitter and Google ‘are friends again’

Twitter and Google have made up. As of today (May 19th), tweets will now appear in search results on mobile devices.What this basically means is that when you search for something, on your smartphone or tablet, you will be able to view real-time tweets directly in search.“It’s a great way to get real-time info when something is happening,” said Ardan Arac, senior product manager at…
Sell My iPad

Sell My iPad

Sell My iPad Selling your old iPad with Mazuma Mobile is just as easy as selling your old phone. To sell your iPad, simply find out what it's worth, get a free sales pack and post it off! Mazuma will then pay you on the very same day they receive the iPad. To find out what your iPad is worth simply go to Mazuma's Sell…

An introduction to nomophbia

You may not have heard of nomophobia, but chances are you either suffer from it or know of someone who does. It’s a very real condition and is applicable to most if not all of us. How so? Well, it pertains to our smartphones. In short, the condition - nomo stands for no mobile incidentally - is described as having a fear of being disconnected from…

Top accessories for your mobile

Accessories are an invaluable asset for most modern mobiles. Not only can they help to protect your phone against the elements, they can also make the experience of using your phone much easier and more efficient.Accessories include anything from the fairly simple (mobile phone cases) to the truly innovative (3D printers) and virtually anything in between.Initially, the variety of accessories on offer were fairly limited,…