It seems that since the release of Skype 5.0 for iPhone less than a month ago the good folks at Skype have been really listening and taking user feedback to heart. According to their blog, Skype 5.1 for iPhone added some additional capabilities including the ability to edit a message, delete a conversation and add a contact filter that selects Skype contacts only. And now, the newly minted Skype 5.2 for iPhone adds a few more features and returns old ones that people have been asking for.
When designing a communication device for seniors, Geof Auchinleck, CEO of Claris Healthcare, said the goal was to make something easy to use, as many in that age group are technophobes.
Sometimes it’s hard to remember there are more choices in smartphone operating systems than just iOS (which is installed on Apple’s iPhone) and Android. But if you’re looking for a more PC-like interface, you might want to check out a Windows phone. Up until recently, your best bet was Nokia’s Lumia line. But with the release of Windows Phone 8, that has changed. So if you’re not too keen on banking on a company, which financially speaking, is the Finnish equivalent of RIM, you might want to check out what HTC has to offer.
I have played around with a couple of the HTC One phones, so I was quite eager to test out the HTC One X+, which is the most powerful phone in the line.
When many people are abandoning home phone lines for cellphones altogether, one company is trying to stem the tide by providing what they call “the smartphone for your home.”