Enjoying video games was once something we actually had to factor into our lives. Sitting down in the lounge, firing up our consoles and switching on our televisions before sitting through cumbersome loading times before we could finally enjoy a bit of Tekken, Lemmings or Super Mario. But in today's world of the App Store and Google Play, gaming can be done pretty much anywhere, and despite this new-found freedom to play at any moment, an infographic compiled by Talk Mobile reveals that we actually like to play in the bathroom.
Everyone loves a good infographic, and that includes us here at Redmond Pie. We're particularly happy when said infographic scratches a particular geek itch, and we can say with hand on heart that the one we're about to tell you about does just that. Be sure to check it out after the jump, you don’t want to miss this!
The next couple of weeks will undoubtedly be all about the future of Windows with the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft's Surface tablet coming on October 26th, but this rather informative infographic gives us a chance of taking a walk down memory lane and seeing the evolution of the company's much-loved software.
In countries like the USA, smartphones are mostly sold at a subsidized rate. On the face of it, paying $199 for a high-end smartphone may seem cheap, but since it always comes with a postpaid contract with your wireless carrier that can last up to three years, it isn’t always the case. As a matter of fact, it’s been shown over the years that buying a subsidized phone with a contract is actually more expensive in the long run compared to getting an unsubsidized, factory unlocked phone and choosing your own prepaid plan on your network of choice.
As you are almost certainly aware by now, the brand-new iPhone 5 is releasing tomorrow, and with consumers already queuing in their droves to be among the first to get their hands on the device, rivaling companies are queuing up to take a pop at Apple's flagship.
Ever since Google launched its own social network in the form of Google+, comparisons have been made left and right with the current king of the space, Facebook. Now that the search giant has announced that its fledgling network has reached the 100 million user milestone, those comparisons are once again being made.
Due largely to the success of the iPhone and subsequently, the iPad, Apple's increased wealth is becoming something of a spectator sport within the tech industry, and although Samsung has recently overtaken its fruit-loving rival in terms of smartphone market share, Apple's sales continue to rise through the roof - as does its bank balance.
Although shrewdness can often strike you a tasty deal in the consumer electronics market, Apple is one company that just doesn't haggle, and trying to find the latest Apple gadget cheaper than the fruit company's RRP can often be more difficult than trying to secrete blood from a stone.
Social networks are great tools for a great number of things. Many of us use them to keep in touch with friends and family, especially those on the other side of the world. Others use it as a tool to promote a business, or perhaps a personal brand. Other just use it to keep up on all the gossip!
Most of us can recall that iconic "I’m a Mac" ad campaign by Apple some years ago, which saw Justin Long represent the Mac brand as a trendy, young, modern guy whilst John Hodgman was a comparatively old, middle-aged man carrying the flag for PC.