A quick overview of the postings from the last couple of weeks.
We look at the Geemarc CL84100, Beafon S700 and Doro 410 to see how different phones handle calls being intercepted by voicemail
There are things manufacturers can do to improve battery life but a good charging regime might be more important.
There is more to phones than plastic. What if a phone used wood or leather?
Most people think of Simply as a senior phone and as a failure. It was neither, Adrian Burholt who ran the project talked about the APU audience and how it was a success he hopes other will build on.
The hard of hearing need phones with better, clearer audio, not just louder phones. There are several ways to do this but the most exciting is AMR-WB.
A constantly asked question is “What’s the best smartphone for my gran”. Unfortunately there is no clear answer.
One of the best established slider phones is the Emporia Lifephone. Does it demonstrate that a slider is the best shape for a big button mobile phone. And what of the more exotic form factors?
Fuss Free Phones like clams, be it the Doro 410, Doro 610 or Geemarc CL8400, while we ask the question about sliders and bars, the answer is a clam.
The bar is the staple shape for mobile phones. Does that make it the best option for a big button mobile? It certainly has some advantages but are they plentiful just because they are cheap
Why do all phones today look like an iPhone or a Blackberry. What happened to the innovation in phone design and can big button mobile phones restore the spark?