Tagged: smartphone

Want to be president of Mexico? There’s an app for that - Guest Work

Guest Work Feb 02, 2018

Ana C. de Alba, Tufts University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. When Mexicans go to the polls to elect their next president in July, their choices will include — for the first time in history — independent candidates with no political party affiliation. Last fall, 48 independent aspirants … Read More

12 Gadgets of Christmas: Samsung Galaxy 8 - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 21, 2017

This is a Sciblogs series running through until Christmas Eve highlighting some of the gadgets we’ve been using this year… gadget No. 8 Competition is ratcheting up among Android phone makers, but nothing topped the Galaxy 8 this year as Samsung tweaked the design of its flagship Galaxy and increased screen quality and processing power to deliver a winning … Read More

World’s first smartphone for senior citizens - Kagaku

Motoko Kakubayashi Jul 24, 2012

With an advanced touchscreen, big icons, automatic sound adjustment during phone calls in noisy places, is waterproof, has an 8 megapixel camera, and a 4-inch display, the Raku-Raku Smartphone F-12D is getting ready to hit shop shelves in August in Japan.   The smartphone was developed by Fujitsu and will be sold by Japan’s largest mobile phone operator … Read More

The rort that still is mobile data roaming - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 31, 2010

The Herald on Sunday produces more evidence today of the perils of using your phone for email and surfing the internet while abroad. While making calls and sending text messages while abroad has become much more affordable for consumers and the charging schedules easier to understand, the same cannot be said for using mobile data services. I’ve heard … Read More