September 2012 Archives
Thursday, 27th September 2012
Google has announced that iOS users can now sync their Contacts app with Google Contacts. Just like with calendars, Google now uses an open protocol for contacts, so your built-in address book will stay in sync with Gmail. Here’s how to set it up.
How To Buy A Smartphone: What Do Hardware Specs Mean?
Smartphone manufacturers like to throw a lot of specifications at potential customers. But how many consumers know or care what they mean? Specs inform consumers but also have the potential to confuse. Here's what you need to know about smartphone hardware. (Part 4 of a 6-part series.)
Here's Help Finding A Nearby Office Away From Office
Working remotely is great - until it's not. Like when you're more enthusiastic about doing the laundry than doing your boss' bidding, or when you crave a watercooler conversation. Or any kind of conversation. A free iOS app called Work+ helps you find spots that more or less match the work atmosphere you seek.
My Week With Android, Or Why I’m Buying An iPhone 5
Not long ago, I did a very bad thing: I dropped my iPhone 4 and cracked the screen. I was very sad, but the experience proved useful as it forced me to face up to my phone future. Did I want a new iPhone 5 or was it time to switch to a different brand of smartphone?