On the 3rd April 1973 the first ever mobile phone call was made. Who would have thought that 40-something years on we would be carrying them round with us every day, checking them every hour and thinking about them every minute? And while mobile phones have had an undeniable impact on our personal lives, they have also been hugely influential in shaping the world of business. Let’s take a look at the evolution of mobile devices to explore the role they have played in changing the way we do business.Continue reading “How Have Mobile Phones Changed Business?”
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On 12th September, Apple held its annual hardware event in California, where it announced the upcoming release of three new iPhone models and a new Apple Watch. The two hour event unveiled two improved versions of iPhone X: iPhone XS and the larger iPhone XS Max. They also introduced the slightly cheaper, lower spec iPhone XR and a new version of their smartwatch, which has even more of a focus on health.Continue reading “Apple Announce Four New Devices: iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, and Apple Watch Series 4”
VoIP stands for Voice-over-Internet Protocol and is where phone calls are made via the internet rather than PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) or ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network), as used by traditional landlines. VoIP is something you may have heard of, or even have used on your personal mobile. But have you ever considered whether it could work for your business? More often than not, switching from to VoIP brings a whole host of benefits for your business, including big savings.Continue reading “How to Tell If VoIP Would Work for Your Company”
Mobile technology is transforming the way that we do business. The age of WiFi, mobile internet, smart phones and tablets has seen business become more fast-paced and on-demand.
As a result, there is now a whole host of apps available to help and improve business. From accounting to marketing, there is something for every department and every company. These are our top picks of the apps on the market right now.Continue reading “The Top 10 Mobile Apps for Business”
When you’re shopping for a new phone, you’ll come across a whole range of abbreviations and technical terms. If you’re not especially tech savvy then it can be difficult to know or remember what they all mean. Or maybe you have a vague idea but aren’t exactly sure what that means in terms of performance or functions when you’re using the phone. In this blog post we clear up what all the common acronyms and terms mean.Continue reading “Memory, Storage, MP and More – A Mobile Phone Glossary of Terms”
BT has just launched 4G Assure: a combination of broadband and 4G which means that if there is a problem with your broadband, 4G will kick in so that you don’t get cut off. It is the result of a collaboration between BT and EE and is aimed at BT business customers to give them a fully assured internet connection.Continue reading “BT Launch 4G Assure – Combining Broadband and 4G”