After buying a new smartphone, the old smartphone is un-usable due to its incompetencies with the modern technology. We either throw it into the trash or leave them somewhere to collect dust. However, we can re-use the old smartphone in different ways and takes best out of it when they are not worth enough to sell. Here are some things that, you can do with your old smartphone to kick them back in use and will find that they can come as quite handy.
Microsoft acquired Nokia’s phone business for a whopping $ 7.2 billion in 2014. However, this year Microsoft has laid off several employees who were working for the phone division which is an indication that this is the end of the road for Microsoft mobile business.
Our brain is a super computer but we do not make the best use of this superpower. Sharpen your brain and enhance your memory with the help of simple exercises and brain training games.
Google Cultural Institute has developed a new app that creates an unparalleled experience for art and culture enthusiasts. The app has a range of tools to filter out your specific searches. It will allow you to immerse yourself in an unsurpassed cultural experience that crosses domains of art, history, and wonders of the world. All these are brought together from more than a thousand museums spread across 70 countries.
While phones were once just used to call or text someone, they now contain information far beyond just names. These smart devices hold a wealth of user information and that can be used for negative purposes too. Smartphones can easily giveaway valuable information about the users when hacked and tracked. This is a rising concern in users. Here are some tips to know if your phone is getting used against you.
With a large number of developers focusing on the gaming universe, mobile gaming has reached a new high with better graphics and upgraded performance. This in turn has spurred ideas among innovative minds that created game controllers that can help smartphone players take phone gaming to new levels. A testimony of their creative genius, here is a list of gaming controllers that you should try on your Android smart phone.
The insane way smartphones control our lives makes it difficult for us when we suddenly lose our phone or it is on silent mode. The panic attack that follows is considered more than normal these days as you may often have friends and family join in the sudden explosion of activity in your home, office or wherever you are as you try to locate your phone.
Imagine yourself reading this in a room where you can adjust the lights for better readability with the help of your phone and let the sunshine trickle in just a bit by using your phone to control your blinds or curtains and that’s when your intercom buzzes, but you don’t want to leave the comfort of your recliner so you just pick your phone and check who is on the door. If you are not someone who procrastinates, the joys of a home automation system can be enjoyed guilt free for making your lifestyle more comfortable and sophisticated. The reason I say sophisticated is because technology has been sweetly coercing us to make sophistication the need of the hour.
Until we got 4G, we never realized how awesome internet speeds could be on our mobile phones. Everyone loved it and now we have got so used to it that we laugh about the days when we waited for pages to load on our GPRS enabled phones. The jump from 2G to 3G and then 4G was quick and easy, and many of us did not even realize how we transcended from one to another. We only realize the difference when we are in a situation where we are forced to use a previous generation speed like 3G or 2G. I think our transition into 5G, which will envelop the world almost completely by 2020, will be as smooth as easy. Let us look at the possible life-changing effects of 5G when it will be available for us.
Chatting is a way of communication for most of us today. Most computers have a built-in microphone while there are some which might not have this feature. But one need not worry because we are living in the age of smartphones. You can actually connect your Android device as a microphone for your PC. You can either make use of the USB or can simply do it the wireless way.