Archive for David Phelan

  • Seven ways to get the best out of your satnav

    Seven ways to get the best out of your satnav

    By 17 December 2008

    Satellite navigation is a real boon - but there are ways to make the most of it, and things to avoid. Here are seven tips on what to do - and what not to do. 1 Be discreet Satnavs have memories with easily accessible data. Don't be tempted to specify...

  • Seven ways to make mobile typing easier

    Seven ways to make mobile typing easier

    By 11 December 2008

    Whether you're sending texts or composing complicated emails, we'll show you how to get the best out of typing on the move. 1 Make the most of shortcuts Oh the joy of pressing space space on a BlackBerry or iPhone and watching as the system magically...

  • Seven ways to keep your life in sync

    Seven ways to keep your life in sync

    By 4 December 2008

    Get through the week ahead with our daily tips for tech happiness: 1 MobileMe Apple’s MobileMe (£59.99 a year) is a simple but impressive example of cloud computing, where your data is not only on your computer but on a remote server, too. Of course,...

  • Sim Animals – Nintendo Wii – First Look
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    Sim Animals – Nintendo Wii – First Look

    By 29 July 2008

    Since The Sims and all its sequel editions add up to the most successful PC game franchise ever, it’s no surprise that the publisher, Electronic Arts, has major plans to keep the series fresh. You may have sniffed at recent releases such as the Ikea...

  • Apple iPhone 3G – First Look
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    Apple iPhone 3G – First Look

    By 15 June 2008

    So what do you want from the new iPhone? Do you want 3G, so you can surf the net faster when you’re not in Starbucks? For sure. Push email, so you don’t have to go searching for your mail all the time? Natch. A lower price? Are the Kennedys gunshy?...