iOS vs Android – which is better?

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 in Gadgets, Reviews

I often get the question about Android vs iOS and which is better. The short answer is: “neither” or “both” depending on if you want the pessimistic or the optimistic version. Here’s the breakdown of it: I’ve been using iOS since the iPhone 1. Just before the iPhone 5 was released, I decided to give […]

Life hack: make sure your phone only distracts you when it’s important

Posted on Feb 8, 2013 in Gadgets, Personal
Life hack: make sure your phone only distracts you when it’s important

The problem with notifications A while ago, a friend of mine tweeted “My favorite life hack: turn off all notifications on your smartphone. (Keep SMS if you’re cowardly and mail if you’re a complete chicken)” My first reaction was “eh, right” but a second later I thought “this is brilliant! You just keep them in […]

The Galaxy S3 challenge: processor speed

Posted on Dec 25, 2012 in Gadgets, Reviews
The Galaxy S3 challenge: processor speed

As part of my test to see whether the Samsung Galaxy S3 could make a decent replacement for an iPhone 5, I noticed that the S3 experience felt a little bit slow and sluggish. For example, starting the phone app – one of the core functions in a smartphone – often resulted in a noticeable […]

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