Watt’s up? Just a pocket of Energy, that’s WattUp.

Sara Johns Blog, Mobile

It has a charging radius of 15 feet. The transmitter will be just about the size of a wireless router. Instead of magnetic induction, radio frequencies will be used to charge the devices. A WattUp™ transmitter, or Power Router, works like Wi-Fi and sends energy via a radio frequency (RF) signal to your WattUp-enabled electronic devices when requested. A WattUp …

Free yourself from the USB umbilical cord

Sara Johns Blog, Mobile

This will make the wireless charging market explode. And I think that it’s about time. Even though the technology has been around for ages, (anyone own a Sonicare?), they haven’t found a way to make it easy to charge our devices. Phones, tablets, toys all have to be plugged in. It’s time to free yourself from the USB umbilical cord. …

5 Reasons why you should care about VoLTE

Sara Johns Blog, Mobile

Voice over Long Term Evolution (LTE). VoLTE enables what’s called high definition (HD) voice calling. With VoLTE, there is a significant improvement over traditional calls. This means: Since HD calling utilizes the data network, you might assume that your HD voice minutes affect your data allotment. Fortunately, that’s not the case. The networks are smart enough to identify voice packets, …

Mobile Security

Sara Johns Mobile, Support and Maintenance

AVG has detected a malware program that spies on you while your phone sleeps.  AVG calls it “Android/PowerOffHijack.A” for now. The company believes that 10,000 devices have been infected so far. The majority of these are based in China where the malicious code was first encountered. The smartphone can only be effected if it is an android older than 5.0 …