In his Times online column last week controversial motormouth Jeremy Clarkson turned his acid tongue to mobile phones, berating retailers for the ridiculously high-tech gadgets they stock, and not catering for the average consumer who wants a phone, and nothing but! Not one single mobile phone company in this vast and glorious world is offering a phone that is just that. A phone. A device that enables you to speak with someone a long way
It was only a matter of time before the social networking revolution found its way onto the mobile phone, next in our series of ’How to’ guides we’ll explain how to upload your mobile phone pictures directly to popular photo community Flickr. There are two ways to upload to Flickr – use the email service, or use a third party uploader. I’ll explain both. Please note that to browse the new Flickr mobile site and use email uploading you
Following Azam’s post a couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get my hands on the LG Viewty for 24 hours; not nearly long enough in my opinion, but time enough to try out some of the features that are to make this touchscreen candybar a great object of desire… LG is claiming that this is not an iPhone-killer. It’s not a PDA, they say, it’s a camera phone in a world of
A few months ago, you may have heard that Sony was planning on releasing a ‘PSP Phone’, but hadn’t heard or read anything since. Indeed no phone has materialised as yet… so was this just another rumour going around? It seems not. A little digging around brought us to the US Patent & Trademark Office, and in particular to application number 20070123309 which looks as if it IS for an imminent PSP Phone! Well, we’ve
Mobile phones are a little like cars, amazing pieces of technology that have become part of everyday life, so it is hardly surprising that when we watch a film or TV program, the characters use them almost as much as we do. Just like the car too, the mobile phone can be an integral part of the story, becoming a mini-character slipped handily into a pocket when its spot in the limelight has ended. Occasionally
The first in our series of ’How to’ social networking guides focus on using a mobile phone to upload a video to YouTube. For those among us who mostly use our mobiles for making calls and sending the odd text, the notion of uploading a photo or video can seem a bit daunting. Fear not! It’s really much, much easier than it looks, as this quick how-to guide using two of the most popular sites will show.