The world of gaming has dramatically changed over the last few years. With the rise in smart phones and their abilities, most gaming happens online and on our phones.
Nowadays we don’t want to have to switch to different devices to do different things, because we’ve been given the option to have everything right there on our phone. They are our camcorders, cameras, diaries, personal assistants, and certainly essential when we browse the internet. It’s not just our phones either, but also the increasingly popular tablets such as the iPad that have become such a big part of our everyday lives.
This change hasn’t been lost on manufacturers. Sony and HTC have wasted no time in coming to a licensing agreement ensuring that both sets of customers get the benefits of gaming on their mobile devices. Online casinos have been gaining popularity over the last ten years as more and more people choose convenience over visiting an actual land based casino. Continue reading “The rise of mobile gaming”
Manufacturers have played around with James Bond- or Dick Tracy-type of wrist mobile phones for a number of years. While some makers have enjoyed moderate success over time, it wasn’t until mid-2011 that the occasional fad purchase started turning into a trend. Why are users turning to miniature mobile phones when smartphone trends demand larger screens?
The first factor bridges both trends: Technology is not static. Advancements and improvements happen faster than tech blogs can track. As Win98 was one the PC operating system rage but is now a fond historical relic, so has mobile technology progressed.
What was once a sci-fi invention is now incorporated into mobile phones, smartphones and wrist mobile devices. Miniaturization, circuitry improvements and satellite technology all combine into smaller, more capable devices than simply a back-lit watch with calendar options.
The second factor is discretion. It’s very easy to strap the mobile phone onto a wrist and head to work and not worry whether you’ve forgotten your smartphone. Vibration settings that are now available on wrist mobile phones provide that edge of discretion that alarm-based mobiles once left behind. Fashionably paired with time keeping capabilities, only a few savvy tech-heads may recognize that you’re doing more than checking time in that long, drawn-out department meeting. Continue reading “Why Wrist Mobile Phones Are Gaining Popularity”