3 top apps for making notes

3 top apps for making notes
We would, as a species, be lost without the ability to make notes. It makes life all the more easier and helps us keep on top of things. If we didn’t make notes, well, we’d be relying more on our memory and in this fast-paced day and age, that’s easier said than done.Here are three top note taking apps for your smartphone. Get organised.EvernoteThe go-to…

Facebook and Google ‘regularly used’ on smartphones

Facebook and Google ‘regularly used’ on smartphones
Facebook and Google are the dominant forces on people’s smartphones, according to a new study.Forrester Research reported that the two tech giants and their associated apps are most accessed on a person’s smartphone.The paper, titled Mobile Platforms, Partners and Power found that Facebook is the number one in what is effectively a two-horse race - use of its apps just pip Google (13 per cent…

Introducing Google Now

Introducing Google Now
If you don’t already know, then you need to know - Google Now might just make your life all the more fun, all the more engaging and, well, all the more brilliant.So what is it? Well, to give it some sort of immediate context, you can basically call it Google’s alternative pitch to Siri, Apple’s intelligent personal assistant that helps answer your queries and plan…

The future of smartphones ‘is in embedded technology’

The future of smartphones ‘is in embedded technology’
Martin Cooper, who is generally credited with being the founding father of mobile phones, has been discussing the future of mobile communications, speculating that the future will see humans embed such technology directly in their ears.He believes that even today, where smartphones are more powerful than ever, we are still in in the early days - there is so much more to come, namely futuristic…

5 Thoughts that cross your mind when dropping your smartphone

5 Thoughts that cross your mind when dropping your smartphone
We’ve all been there. Whether it is at home, or in a cafe, at work or out and about, one minute we’re the happiest person in the world, the next, we have a frown that would scare the living daylights out of anyone.Yes indeed, we’ve just gone and done it - unintentionally of course, we’ve dropped our smartphone. Here are five thoughts that cross our…

Facebook updates News Feed

Facebook updates News Feed
Facebook has revealed changes it has made to News Feed, which has, in part, been informed by feedback from users.The social network giant said that the purpose of News Feed is to “show you the content that matters most to you”.Historically, some of the factors influencing what you see include “the actions” that people take, be it commenting on an article or sharing a post.These…

Google happy to help you find your perfect smartphone

Google happy to help you find your perfect smartphone
It is increasingly difficult to pick out a smartphone these days because there are so many great devices to choose from. Sure, if we could, we’d have them all, different phones for different outfits, smartphones for certain occasions, mobiles for particular events.Wouldn’t that be something? Who knows, maybe one day that will become a reality and our personal collection of smartphones will be numerous like…

Apple unveils brand new News app

Apple unveils brand new News app
Apple has lifted the lid on its all-new News app, which it says will deliver the “best news reading experience” on any kind of mobile device. Period.The tech giant is confident in this assertion as, after all, if you look at its track record in terms of innovation, it can back up bold claims.This latest edition will be available in autumn on both the iPhone…