What’s the best iPhone case?

I wonder how many times an iphone is dropped on average? How often do they fall on their sides, front, corner?  How frequently do they break (broken down by sex, age…)? Speaking for myself, I drop my iphone roughly twice … Continue reading

What’s your iPhone name?

No, I am not talking the name you might give your iPhone. I am refering to the way your name gets changed automatically thanks to the spellchecker in iOS. The most common name for me is “Mintal” rather than “Minter.” … Continue reading

Smartphone invasion continues … everywhere

A wave of publications on 2009 results show that the smartphone invasion continued at a great and global pace, outstripping the wildest predictions of only a few years ago.  Clearly, the people are voting with their pocket books and a … Continue reading

What’s the Best Automatic Smartphone Signature?

I was not able to find a ‘best practices’ site or space on the ‘net listing the best “personalised” automatic signatures (which one can add on to the end of emails). Recently, I have noticed a couple of novel signatures … Continue reading

Convergence – In search of the Uber Consolidation

Are you like me, Seeking the Consolidation & Convergence of all Applications, Tools and Electrical Wires? I enjoyed this article from Engadget “What Apple could learn from Palm Web OS” and it spurred me to consider my state of un-convergence, … Continue reading

SMS & Healthy Loving Relationships

After getting drummed into our heads that using mobile phones may be carcinogenic, I am increasingly encouraged by recent studies saying that using the text (SMS) function is good for you! For its immediacy, the acceptance of shorthand (and errors) … Continue reading

Airline Advertisements – Who Can Afford to Experience Luxury Service?

Airline Ads — the good, the bad and the luxury In these trying economic times, one of the industries that will inevitably be hit hard (again), will be the airline industry. Whether for personal or business travel, there is likely … Continue reading

Cell Phone Etiquette on Eurostar: It’s Not Good to Talk

It’s Good to Talk? An old British Telecom (BT) saying that’s not applicable for Eurostar … or any public transportation for that matter. Having recently done a couple of round trips on the Eurostar I have made a few survey-of-one … Continue reading

Emirates Airline marvels again on Nairobi-Dubai-Paris

After a first experience on Emirates Airline, two weeks ago (post here), I have since taken three more flights with Emirates (EK). Turns out our first experience was not one-off. We flew from Dubai to Nairobi a week later, then … Continue reading