Tag: mobile phones

Project Ara: Is Google’s DIY Smartphone Doomed?

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

Project Ara, the modular Google phone intended to revolutionise the mobile phone industry as we know it, is dead. At least, that’s the word according to sources at Reuters. According to reports  Google has stopped work on the project to “streamline the company’s hardware efforts”. ‘Project Ara’ refers to Google’s attempts to create a ‘modular phone’. It’s […] Read More

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Hacking by Voice Command: The New Threat to Mobile Phone Security

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

Hackers have a powerful new tool at their disposal, according to security researchers at Georgetown University and the University of California. And it’s the power of their own voice! Voice command technology is more common on smartphones. So it was only a matter of time before hackers starting hijacking the tech. That said, one needn’t be […] Read More

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The Latest on Mobile Phones and Cancer

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

Mobile phones do cause brain cancer. Mobile phones don’t cause brain cancer. Mobile phones might cause brain cancer. There is no link between mobile phones and brain cancer. With so much contradictory news going around, what should you believe? When looking at research conducted into any controversial or sensitive issue you need to consider at […] Read More

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Texting and Driving – Hands-Free Solutions

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

Hands-free car kits have become common place, and for good reason: Talking on your mobile while driving can increase your chances of being involved in an accident by up 400%. Fortunately there are many places around the world where talking on mobiles while driving is decreasing, but these stats hide a frightening new danger: Texting […] Read More

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10 Tips for iPhones not Showing in iTunes

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

A troubleshooting guide for iTunes connection problems iTunes is an important way to sync and back up your iPhone data. Therefore, your iPhone not showing up in iTunes can be a real problem. If your iPhone is not being recognised in iTunes, try the following troubleshooting steps: Ensure that your iPhone is properly connected to […] Read More

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iPhone vs. Samsung – Ready to Change?

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

Of the two mobile phone ‘greats’ which is the more impressive – Samsung Galaxy S4 or the iPhone 5S? Well, that’s exactly what we set out to decide here in the following post by checking out and comparing size, function, design and performance of each: Samsung Galaxy S4 iPhone 5S Design A completely different look […] Read More

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How to Fix a Frozen iPhone

Gadget Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

A troubleshooting guide for resolving a frozen iPhone Having your iPhone get stuck or frozen can be frustrating. Try these simple troubleshooting tips to fix the problem. Restart the phone: Press the on/off button for 10 seconds until the red slider appears. Slide the screen for the phone to switch it off. Restart the phone […] Read More