Mobile Affairs

June 23, 2014

Mobile commerce is in it’s early stages, and figures vary on the size of the market. However, one thing is for certain, it is getting big and growing fast. The ability to shop and make purchases from apps will transform how we think about and use mobile devices. Source


A Lookout Look Back

June 11, 2014

Lookout may be charging ahead with their recent launches of their APP in the UK, Australia and Canada, but they haven’t forgotten their roots. For key dates and important events in Lookout’s history, check out the timeline below. Source


The Life Cycle Of Cell Phones

May 19, 2014

If you think cell phone prices are high today, check this out. Back in 1984, the average price of a cell phone was $4,000. With a price tag that high only the very wealthy were able to afford phones that are now commonplace today. The average cost of a cell phone in 2000 was around […]


Honey, I’m Working Late, and Other Stories

February 24, 2014

The human voice is the most natural and the most nuanced form of communication. Introduce new technology like email, instant messaging and the telephone and people start behaving differently. They tell an astonishing number of lies per day… or per conversation. Here’s how it differs depending on what sort of media you are using. And […]


Techie Powers

February 18, 2014

Not too long ago, schlepping around Zack Morris’ cellular phone earned major cool points among those who still relied on pagers. Who would’ve thought our devices would evolve to include functions we now can’t live without? Take a look at the prospective prowess of our mobiles. Source


The Anatomy of a Cell Phone Bill

January 25, 2014

What are you paying for? This infographic breaks down all the fees and charges on a typical cell phone bill and highlights some things you pay for that you may not be aware of. Pay-per-use data access charges can rack up quickly if you’re charged by the kilobyte and if you’re on a cruise, you’ll […]


infographic HTC by Chantal Guyt at Coroflot

December 24, 2013

Check out the new HTC Desire Z in this promotional infographic by Coroflot. Source


Mobile cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants

December 23, 2013

Current snapshot and some surprising trends over time showing the growth of mobile phone use around the world. Source


Have a merry, mobile Christmas (and an app-y new year!)

November 18, 2013

How well do you know your cell phone? Sure, it serves as another appendage or a digital personal assistant. But take a closer look at it. Sleek. Shiny. Maybe a scratch or two on the screen from the time you – well, never mind. Now consider this: sometimes the things we hold so close… should […]


Fun facts about smartphones

November 17, 2013

Many little fun facts about smartphones done by MobDis Source


Lost and Found

November 16, 2013

If you’ve ever lost a phone or had your mobile device stolen, you probably have a better understanding than most of the costs and vulnerabilities involved. Your contacts, your login credentials, perhaps even your banking data is “out there,” and it’s up to you to try to lock it down or get it back. But […]


Our Greatest Cell Phone Faux Pas

November 4, 2013

We may always say “please” and “thank you,” hold the door for those behind us, and wait for everyone at the table to receive their meal, but when it comes to our cell phone use, we seem to have lost our manners. Here, we take a look at some of the inappropriate places we sneak […]