Saturday, August 17, 2019

The Text Message Revolution

Back when the idea of mobile phones for all was still a science-fiction idea, most of us would probably have imagined that the thing which would get cell phones into the “everyday accessory” category would be the way that they allowed you to make phone calls wherever you went in the world. However, it could […]

Cell Phone Skepticism #3: Health Risks

In the early part of the 21st century the world’s mobile phone users were presented with a quite terrifying concept – that their use of cell phones caused an increased risk of brain tumors, and that anyone using a mobile phone with regularity was presenting themselves with a possible death sentence. It had some weight […]

Cell Phone Skepticism #2: They Are Invasive

We’ve all been in this situation: You are sitting down to enjoy your evening’s TV viewing, or reading a book, or putting the kids to bed, or putting the finishing touches to some important work – and then a phone blares. It might be yours, it might not. It might be a call, it might […]

Cell Phone Skepticism #1: They’re For Posers

Although in most of the world it is now seen as the norm to have a mobile phone, there are still enough people who hold out against the idea of buying or owning one. Some will go to the extent of refusing a gift from a family member who thinks they should have one. Among […]

Get Yourself Connected

It sounds weird to say it now, but a decade ago there was no shortage of people who would have considered it unthinkable to own a mobile phone. As the last decade has passed, the numbers who do not have one have shrunk considerably, and at least in the English speaking world it is now […]

Orange Photography for Mobile Phones

Orange today announces the launch of Orange Photography, a service that enables customers to instantly upload and share photos taken on a mobile phone to a secure and free online photo album. For the first time customers will be able to store photos from their mobile phone and digital camera in the same place and […]

The Convenience Of Mobile Phones

In many ways, it is stunning just how maligned the cell phone has become in our society. Although most of us have them, most of us also have things we complain about with regard to our phone. Maybe it gets poor coverage, maybe it has short battery life. It could be that we don’t like […]