Archive forJanuary, 2008

Is surfing the new queuing?

January 31st, 2008 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
According to a recent AOL survey, almost half of UK web users will waste three years of their life searching the web without finding what they're looking. We spend, on average, four hours online every day, but 55% of the Brits’ surveyed said at least a quarter of their time online is wasted as they search unproductively. It tots up to an average of 15 days a year each, or 3 years in a lifetime, lost in cyberspace limbo. It’s not quite as much time as we spend queuing (4.5 years?!) But it is longer than the average family summer holiday. Interestingly...
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Photo beauties with the Viewty

January 23rd, 2008 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
The photo site Flickr is great for a number of reasons - one of them being you can see what other's photos have been taken with the LG Viewty, showing off its abilities. This, for example, is a classy winter shot of ice on a tree branch: 21. Dezember 2007 by ernscht The camera fares well indoors as well, as shown by this macro shot: Xbox 360 Controller by Skyfall And the indoor shots are proven with this dinky shot of a scale model: New Rotterdam Central by jacco.org I found all these photos and more at Flickr's photos tagged with "Viewty". There's also a clutch of...
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LG Viewty Review Round-up Pt. 3

January 21st, 2008 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Time for another check in with our fellow bloggers to find out what they’ve been saying about their Viewtys. (We might have to stop doing these soon – we don’t want all the praise going to our heads and making us smug!) Simon at Zath Games got in touch to let us know he’d written his review and it seems he is also a fan: “the first thing that you’ll notice about the LG Viewty is just how great this mobile phone actually looks and feels in your hand – it sits nicely in the hand, not being too big or heavy” Particularly of...
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Technologies to watch out for in 2008

January 3rd, 2008 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
The BBC have published their list of technologies to watch out for in 2008 and some of it makes for interesting reading. Four of the five themes explored - blending offline/online, ultra-mobile PCs, widespread public wireless and mobile VoIP - illustrate the trend for computing power leaving the world of the desktop and the office and into your pocket, and the blurring of the distinction between offline and online. Mobile VoIP and WiMAX public wireless go hand-in-hand and it's very likely we will see more of both in the future, with demand for one driving likely to drive supply of the...
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