May 2006

Free maps on your cellphone with Mobile GMaps and Google Maps

May 27, 2006

Online maps such as Google Maps are very useful when you drive to a new place. I usually print the maps before I go on such a trip to help me find my destination faster. But from now on, it’ll be even easier with Mobile GMaps and Google Maps Mobile. Mobile GMaps Mobile GMaps is […]

Read the full article →

Sometimes, even a cell phone requires a reboot!

May 18, 2006

Something made me realize yesterday that my Motorola RAZR V3c is much more than a simple cellular phone. I had a battery problem that I solved by rebooting the RAZR. As I left for work yesterday morning, I disconnected my cell phone from the charger and made sure it was fully charged. The LCD screen […]

Read the full article →

The 28th Carnival of the Mobilists

May 18, 2006

The 28th Carnival of the Mobilists is taking place this week at Digital Evangelist. The Carnival of the Mobilists features this week’s best articles related to mobile technology, be it cellular phones, portable computers, and everything related to the mobile field. I am very honored since my article on cell phone ban in school has […]

Read the full article →

How to send text messages from a computer and easily customize your cell phone

May 17, 2006

Have you ever wanted to send your friend a text message on his cell phone when you didn’t have access to one yourself? Do you want to customize your cell phone without additional cables and softwares? I’ve found myself in this situation once. Had I known that the following two services existed, it would have made my life easier.

Read the full article →

Cell phones in schools

May 15, 2006

As cellular technology develops, social debates erupt. It’s been in the news for some time now and parents and children are protesting against it: the ban on cellular phones in schools. How should the matter of cell phones in schools be handled?

Read the full article →

What do you think of people wearing their bluetooth headsets around?

May 9, 2006

For some reason, the very first impression I get of these people is that they’re full of themselves. I can’t help it – when I see people walking around at the grocery store, seemingly talking to themselves, I can’t help but to think they live in their own world.

Read the full article →

Monitor your cell phone usage with MinuteWatcher

May 6, 2006

If you need help monitoring your cell phone usage, or if you are tired of building up huge cell phone bills, this might be the service for you. MinuteWatcher is a service that tracks your usage and sends you periodic warnings and forecasts. These give you a chance to adjust your mobile phone usage before […]

Read the full article →

More tips on saving battery life

May 1, 2006

PCWorld’s “Ring in the cellular battery savings” article is giving you advices on how to get through the day with one charge of your cell phone battery. Here’s a summary of the tips: Use airplane mode – Many phones offer “airplane mode” in which your cell phone is unable to make or receive calls, but […]

Read the full article →