Five Unique Ways to Use the Old Smartphone

Five Unique Ways to Use the Old Smartphone

The latest smartphones in the market are really awesome. They not only make you feel stylish but create a sense of class. Whether you have just acquired the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 or the latest iPhone 8, one question that will always persist is what to do with the old smartphone. Well, some might argue that selling is easier. However, why bother when there are so many awesome things to do with it? Here are five unique things you can do with the old smartphone. Make it a car GPS If the old smartphone has GPS capability, you can turn it into a navigational device. Most of the smartphones designed in the last 5 years come with GPS tracking capabilities. Therefore, all you require is the right tracking application. For example, the CoPilot GPS provides offline regional maps as well as turn-by-turn direction. All that the applications require is an area map of your region. Note that most of these apps are sold for a fee. However, you can still get the same results for free by using Google Maps. A kitchen command centre No one wants the expensive new smartphone to get grime, water or soot when working in the kitchen. By turning your old smartphone into a command assistant, all the tasks done in the kitchen can be completed easily through it. For example, you can access cooking videos directly on the old smartphone, prepare shopping list, and download cooking apps. Then, all the details can be synched with the main smartphone. Use the smartphone as a baby monitor Video monitors can be really pricey. However, you...

Key things to note about mobile insurance cover

Who takes insurance cover for their mobile phone? Is there really a need for mobile phone insurance? Well, that depends on how much value you place on your phone. If you own the latest iPhone, Blackberry or Samsung Galaxy, then you should know what it means to have insurance cover for your mobile. Not only are these phones classy and well designed, but they are prestigious and expensive as well. Did you know that there are some companies that offer insurance cover for as little as approximately 1.49 pounds a month? And that is only one insurance company. There are also other competitive firms with similar and even lower rates. You could research over the internet to find a few of them. Before you commit yourself to any insurance package, there are a few important things you need to know first. Below are some of them. It’s for everyone Mobile insurance is not for the rich people. In fact, that is a notion you should get out of your head completely. This type of insurance is meant for all types of people just as long as they have mobile phones. If you feel like your mobile phone is worth insuring from various risks, then go ahead and get yourself a package. You have nothing to worry about. However, make sure you acquire a sensible package. The last thing you want is paying more premiums in a year than the value of your own phone. Therefore, gauge you have the type of insurance cover based on your phone’s value. However, do this while keeping in mind the benefits the cover...

Which is better? Brand or Refurbished

Everybody loves a brand new phone. After all, why shouldn’t you? The new box smell, unscratched screen, quality wrapping, new charger and earphones are what you paid for and you deserve it all. What about refurbished mobile phones though? Could you have been overlooking them all this time? Maybe they are the better choice and you never really knew. So, which is really better? Is it the refurbished phone with impeccable resilience or the brand new mobile phone with endless possibilities? Well, keep on reading, because you are just about to find out! Refurbished mobile phones Note that a refurbished phone is not the same as a used phone. You could call it an improved used phone instead. A refurbished phone is made when a few components of used functioning or malfunctioning phones are assembled together to form a usable mobile phone.   Would it be better to get a refurbished phone? Sometimes, it could be better to get a refurbished phone if you think of some of the advantages you can get. Although they aren’t new, it doesn’t mean that they are bad. Are more affordable A refurbished phone will always be cheaper than a new one. That means that you can acquire your dream mobile phone at a much lower rate. Are you interested in saving some cash? Then refurbished is the way to go. Performs just as well Get a well refurbished mobile phone and you won’t be able to tell the difference between it and a new mobile phone. It will open all your apps smoothly and give you all the services that a new...
Five Phone Parameters to Look For When Selecting a Holiday Phone

Five Phone Parameters to Look For When Selecting a Holiday Phone

The summer is finally here, and it is time to get out and enjoy after a long and chilly winter. Whether you plan to explore gothic structures downtown London, take the family for a golf holiday in Wales or go exploring nature in Ireland, you need to capture every moment and immortalize it. This is where the need for a perfect smartphone comes to play. For years, people used to carry phones and separate cameras to capture images and videos of enthralling encounters in the wild. However, all the functions have been taken over by smartphones that allow you to capture great images, make videos, upload them online, and even hold video conferencing when on holiday. Here are the five most important components to look for in a holiday smartphone. Top notch camera Whether you are in a recreational vehicle, a speed train, or a family car heading to a holiday destination, the desire is to capture perfect images for the traveling album. Therefore, you can never compromise on the smartphone’s camera. Some of the top picks from the market include; Motion eye sensors: This is a unique feature in smartphones such as Sony Xperia XZ Premium that helps to capture images before, during, and after hitting the shutter button. It is the best feature for stabilizing images. Bigger rear camera aperture: Since you are off for a holiday, it is important to be prepared to capture images even during low light sessions. Top smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S8 have a very big aperture of more than f/1.7 that allows ample light to capture images even in poorly...
Buying a Good Present

Buying a Good Present

Buying a good gift is not the easiest of ventures, especially when it is for those hard to please members of the family or friends or maybe you simply have no clue on where to start. Not to worry, this compilation of tips will give that special someone the happy, mesmerized look you’ve always wanted to see. You really don’t need an Einstein formula for this, how and where you look can be a determining success factor. So whether your mind is focused on online gifts or just a simple birthday present for your kid, some factors should be at your fingertips. Know the persons interests The first move is putting yourself in the person’s shoes, have their interests in mind. What do they like? Are they sporty? Invest a few minutes and really ponder on how the gift will impact their life because as you might expect, a gift is a way of saying “I have a good idea of what you are and what you love and this is it.” If the gift is not ‘it’ then a problem arises, relationships even tumble when the awaited gift doesn’t bring the joy it should have. So really take time to read the persons behavior. Ask those who know the person better If you find thinking a hard chore, or you’ve got little to go on, ask around. There’s bound to be someone who knows the person better, their best friend or next of kin, maybe even their parents. Have them give you ideas of what the person you want to surprise loves and this will help you in...