Journal

August 17, 2017
A Quick Look at Google Apps

A Quick Look at Google Apps

A Quick Look at Google Apps Google, in their bid for global domination, have fingers in more pies than the average careless baker. One of those pies is their suite of apps intended to bring several services together in one […]
August 15, 2017
To Buy Or Not To Buy A Smartwatch

To Buy Or Not To Buy A Smartwatch?

To Buy Or Not To Buy A Smartwatch? Okay, so we’ve past by boring old smartphones and are firmly into smartwatch territory, right? Except, how many people do you actually see wearing and using smartwatches? Very few, actually, but why? […]
August 15, 2017

Troubleshooting the Motorola Droid Ultra

Learn more about the Motorola Droid Ultra                   Table of Contents 1 – Factory reset How to do a factory reset 2 – Screen 2A – How to change to a new background […]
August 14, 2017
Troubleshooting Samsung Galaxy S3

Troubleshooting the Samsung Galaxy S3

Learn more about the Samsung Galaxy S3       Table of Contents 1 – Factory reset How to do a factory reset 2 – Screen 2A – How to change to a new background image 2B – How to […]
August 13, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Troubleshooting the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Learn more about the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active                     8. How to’s 1 – Factory reset How to do a factory reset 2 – Screen 2A – How to change to a […]
August 13, 2017
Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Troubleshooting the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Learn more about the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 (Model Number: I527)                       Table of Contents 1 – Factory reset How to do a factory reset 2 – Screen 2A – How […]
August 13, 2017
Sonim XP6

Troubleshooting the Sonim XP6

Learn more about the Sonim XP6                   Table of Contents 1 – Factory reset How to do a factory reset 2 – Screen 2A – How to change to a new background image […]
August 13, 2017
A Beginner’s Guide to WhatsApp

A Beginner’s Guide to WhatsApp

A Beginner’s Guide to WhatsApp WhatsApp is in the news – again – with governments around the world railing against its ability to allow users to send messages fully encrypted, and unbreakable by security services who say such features are […]
August 10, 2017
Are Protective Screens and Covers Worth The Money

Are Protective Screens and Covers Worth The Money?

Are Protective Screens and Covers Worth The Money? Phone cases and protective screens are big business. They might only be a few dollars each, but there are millions sold every year, but do you really need them? Cases are actually […]
August 8, 2017
Samsung S Series - Should You Upgrade

Samsung S Series – Should You Upgrade?

Samsung S Series – Should You Upgrade? Annual upgrades of flagship models are common these days. Apple famously release a new iPhone every September and, whilst not so punctual as to stick rigidly to the same month each year, Samsung […]
August 6, 2017
US Networks - A Broad Comparison

US Networks – A Broad Comparison

US Networks – A Broad Comparison You can buy an airtime contract from lots of different providers in the US today, but they will almost all connect via one of 4 network infrastructures, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile. There are […]
August 3, 2017
Should I Buy A New Smartphone Online or In Store?

Should I Buy A New Smartphone Online or In Store?

Should I Buy A New Smartphone Online or In Store? First, a disclaimer. Here at Mr Aberthon, we operate both an online store and a bricks and mortar store. In fact, our “real” store was trading very successfully a couple […]
August 1, 2017
What Is The Lifespan Of A Mobile Device?

What Is The Lifespan Of A Mobile Device?

What Is The Lifespan Of A Mobile Device? This isn’t an easy one to answer, because it depends on how old your phone is. Yes, really. The Nokia 3310 was re-released in Europe in June and is slated for the […]
July 30, 2017
Are Apple And The iPhone Losing Their Magical Touch

Are Apple And The iPhone Losing Their Magical Touch?

Are Apple And The iPhone Losing Their Magical Touch? Love them or hate them, Apple and original iPhone revolutionized the mobile industry. It was the template for just about everything that has come since and, although technology has improved considerably, […]
July 27, 2017
A Smartphone for All Reasons

A Smartphone For All Reasons

A Smartphone For All Reasons It’s not so long ago that a phone you could carry in your pocket was the stuff of Science Fiction or James Bond. Once we started to see truly mobile devices, the thought that they […]