Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review – King of the Phablet niche

The Samsung Galaxy Note line of phones is the undisputed king of the phablets. Those giant phones filling the gap between tablet and phone were once the target of great ridicule in the early years but as smartphone screens got bigger and batteries got better phablets started to attract more than just the geeks and the […]

US Census Bureau and GSMA says More Mobile phones than Humans on Earth

“No other technology has impacted us like the mobile phone. It’s the fastest growing manmade phenomenon ever — from zero to 7.2 billion in three decades” Kevin Kimberlin, Chairman of Spencer Trask & Co, speaking on the recently reached milestone of there being more active mobile phones than there are humans on Planet Earth Yes […]

Editorial: Amazon Fire Phone

Kemory Grubb – Associate Editor Jeff Bezos described the phone as one that was built for Amazon Prime members. The phone is built on a fork of the Android Open Source Project, which means its Android 4.2 stripped of all Google’s closed source services/apps. So Amazon is replacing Google Play Services with Amazon Prime, this not much […]

Amazon Fire is a Volkswagen for Amazon Prime subscribers that’ll drive shop-on-the-go Online Obsession

The US$199 Amazon Fire smartphone on a 2 year contract is already destined for superstardom, as it’s got great genes like its parents, the7” Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet launched in 2011 and the Amazon Fire TV recently launched in April 2014. It’s already a part of the great tradition of products that Amazon has launching that […]

Digicel’s Green Tick ‘Pay The Right Price’ Campaign

“There have been greater instances of overcharging in recent times, arising partially from the introduction of the GCT on the Special Telephone Call Tax on prepaid cards” Excerpt from the interview with Recharge Manager Annalise Harewood by the Financial Gleaner, Friday August 2, 2013 Digicel it seems is very much concerned about the issue of […]

New Nokia Asha 210 features a dedicated WhatsApp button

Nokia today unveiled the latest device in its Asha family, designed to offer consumers more social experiences at an affordable price. The Nokia Asha 210, available in Single- or Easy Swap Dual-SIM variants, features a distinctly Nokia design and smart imaging that sets it apart from the crowd. It supports Wi-Fi to help people enjoy […]

Firefox OS and Telecoms Providers debuts low-budget Alcatel One Touch

Early news out of MWC, LiMo (Linux Mobile) Open Source Firefox OS, which I had mentioned in my article How to reset the default Search Engine in Mozilla Firefox has made its debut on some budget-friendly smartphones from Alcatel Lucent in the form of the 3.5” Alcatel One Touch. Firefox is clearly off to a budget-conscious […]