World famous ImAFish has signed its first book deal off the back of the hugely sucessful Travel Photography book. The deal worth around £1 million covers the next four books:
- ImAFish - A Decade at the Top of Blogging
- How to add the Words 'World Famous' Before Anything
- ImAFish - A Musical Journey the Book
- The Importance of Being Pete White
*Please note this was an April Fool!
A big merry christmas to everyone, especially those who have checked out my latest book - the feedback has been amazingly positive and thousands of you have read it online!
I've been busy updating my web portfolio over the past few days, you can check it out as part of our website specialising in Shrewsbury Web Design.
Some of the highlights at work over the past year include:
- Development on over 30 projects including content management systems, blogs, intranets, e-commerce sites and community sites.
- Disaster recovery at one of our key sites after an explosion in Shrewsbury in the opening days of the year.
- Taking an existing website from 300 visitors per day to over 3,000 (peaking at 10k)!
- Setting up a webcam in the office www.info-sol.co.uk/cam
- Forming exciting new business partnerships with a number of companies.
An overall 99.9% uptime on all systems and websites.
I look forward to taking ImAFish into 2011, our 10th year blogging!
There are hundreds of smartphones available in the market today for every budget and taste. Previously used for making calls and messages, mobile phones are now used in almost all the aspects of our life, making it much easier to live. Therefore, it is necessary to select a smartphone that is just right for your needs. But, how to choose one? Here are 5 important points you need to consider before buying a mobile phone.
#1 What’s your budget?
If you have a strict budget for the smartphone, make sure the first thing you do is filter all the phones based on your budget. Sometimes people go overboard on their budget just because they are getting powerful features in flagships. But, that’s not necessary. Ask yourself what you are going to do with your phone. Though, flagships are built for high performance, you may seldom take advantage of that. Opting for a budget-phone will save you hundreds of pounds.
#2 Which mobile operating system are you currently using? Android or iOS?
If you are using a smartphone right now, chances are it is either running on Android or iOS because Google and Apple accounts for over 90% of the total mobile phone market. If you are using either platform, you may have bought subscriptions, movies and music, and switching to another platform won’t be able to give you access to all your stuff on the new device. So, choose your platform carefully.
#3 What is important for you to have in the smartphone?
You need to decide for what purpose you are buying the phone and how you are going to use it. Battery? Camera? Speed? What do you need from your smartphone? Think about what features do you mostly use in your everyday life. Consider all the specs of the phone thoroughly, so you don’t end up buying a phone that doesn’t suit your purpose well.
#4 When is the right time to buy it?
Don’t go to buy any phone as soon as it is launched. That’s the time when the prices are in the sky and you don’t know how your phone will turn out. Wait some months to learn about the reviews of the phone and the prices to go down. Over time, you may also find vouchers and deals on for that particular phone so you can buy it at further reduced prices.
#5 Old doesn’t mean outdated
Although brand new phones are the epitome of the latest technology, but it is not always necessary to buy the latest model. Consider buying an older model new and you may get everything you are looking for at a decent price. Moreover, an older model has proven its worth over time and that’s the reason it is still surviving right now.
Here are a few things that you need to ask yourself before you make your choice. So, what is your idea of choosing a smartphone? Comment and let us know your views.
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