5 Tips for a Very Merry Christmas for you and your Smartphone

Tis fast approaching that time again when that crisp breeze has just started to blow and the urge for sorrel, ham and freeness begins to gain momentum. It is also a time where we prepare to fight, not for the last slice of cake, but to hold on to our most prized possessions because with […]

WhatsApp’s new Double Blue Checkmarks proves controversial

WhatsApp recently undated its super popular messaging app to include a feature that lets users know when their message is read. I have coined it the “Blue Tick” controversy as social media and water-coolers worldwide have exploded with discussion about the new update and what it means. Some have welcomed the update stating that saying that 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 […]

Android KitKat beats Jellybean in the Fragmented World of Android smartphones

Google on Wednesday August 13th 2014 has released their Android Developer Dashboard Stats and I’m personally excited by what’s happening here; people are slowly warming up to the chocolately chewy goodness of Google Android KitKat. KitKat is now at 20.9% of the marketshare that represents devices that use Android, albeit technically this is mainly smartphones. […]

Samsung Z running Tizen OS fails to enter Russian Market hints at Caribbean and Latin American Launch

Samsung just can’t seem to get a break. The Samsung Z9000 ZEQ, more popularly known as the Samsung Z smartphone, failed to Launch in Russia this week of Sunday July 6th 2014. No reasons have been forthcoming, but based on the fact that this smartphone’s running Tizen OS, it’s not hard to guess the problem: […]

Reviewing Super Secret Mobile Messaging Apps

So here we are… smack-dab in this post-snowden, post-wikileaks era, relatively fresh off the Vybz Kartel conviction and in a world where the rise and fall of the day’s celebrities are telegraphed, televised, devised and demised by Twitter and other social media. In this hyper-sensitive age of information, buttons and screens and the need to […]

In-App Purchasing falters as Freemium In-App Advertising Rises

“This suggests that – as we have previously noted – the early days of life are absolutely vital when it comes to ‘converting’ Freemium players on mobile. It is imperative to make every effort to put the right experiences and offers in front of players from the very moment they begin play in order to […]