These days, buying a smartphone is a lot like buying a car. Whether you get a Hyundai Getz or a Ford Focus doesn’t really matter in terms of driveability. Both will get you from A to B, both have 4 wheels and you can choose whatever colour you like. Which one you decide to get depends on one factor: Which one you like better in terms of looks and a gut feeling of ‘this is it’.Continue reading
Smart phones are an integral part of the modern business person’s repertoire. Having a phone that can simply make calls and send text messages is a luxury of the past. If we don’t have instant access to our corporate emails, contacts and calendar, there’s a feeling of disconnect.
With that in mind I felt it was time to step outside the comfort of my iPhone 4 and give one of the opposition a test. I got my hands on one of Samsung’s new wonder phone, the Galaxy S II (SGSII), which is running one of the latest versions of Google’s Android mobile operating system (v2.3.3) and gave it a thorough road test.Continue reading