About Garry

I am the Database Manager / Head of Systems for Penta Consulting and just taking the plunge into the ocean of Social Media and Blogging ---------------------
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Smartphone – Past Present and the Future…

A nice little infographic from waypharer to show the history of the smartphone and also show some of the future possibilities. Some neat ideas that could be coming to a smart phone near you What do you think we will see in the smart phones of tomorrow?  

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Smart Cases for Smart Phones

Smart Cases for Smart Phones

Phone cases used to be about protecting the phone and looking good. Now it seems that smart cases are going to be the thing in 2013. You will soon be looking into the spec of the case as much as the spec of the phone. It seems that iPhone cases are leading the way at [...]

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Are phones soon going to have a water resistant rating on the back?

Do you still have a digital watch with a water resistant rating on it? Well, with the new Sony Xperia Z this may be coming to your mobile phone. Announced at CES in Las Vegas this week, the new Sony will work under water for for up to 30 minutes. So instead of a depth [...]

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Parents must have gadget of 2013

I once lost my son at the zoo.  Only for 2 minutes but it seemed like an eternity. I am sure it is panic that all parents experience at some point and nothing can fully prepare you for it. So as a parent, how can you prevent this happening?  Keep them in reins until they [...]

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And the number 1 App and Gadget of 2012 is ???

With the year drawing to a close, we will soon be looking back at the best things 2012 had to offer. So have a think back and what is your number 1 App and Gadget of 2012 For me, the App has to be Chrome and the gadget has to be the Galaxy s3 Would [...]

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What would make you switch operator?

How long have you been with your mobile operator? I am an O2 customer and have been for several years after switching from Orange for a cheaper deal. Over 20 years of having a mobile phone and I have only been to two different operators so how does an operator grow its customer base? What keeps [...]

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Recruitment International Awards 2012

Two more fantastic industry awards

  Last night we beat 250 of the UK’s top recruiters to win Best Company to Work For and Best International Recruitment Company at the 2012 Recruitment International awards in central London. Our hugely successful international operation was deemed a ‘world beater’ and working for Penta was considered by the judges to be ‘head and [...]

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What phone should I upgrade to

How do you choose a mobile phone?

What is important to you when looking at mobile phones? A friend of mine is looking to upgrade from their ancient Nokia (voice and text only) to a smart phone and has asked for my help. With so many phones – they are not really called smart phones any more – on the market and [...]

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How Important Is Your Mobile?

How Important Is Your Mobile?

Most of us run a quick check when leaving the house…. Keys, Wallet, Mobile….. but when did mobile become part of this check-list and how long before it overtakes your wallet in priority? You feel naked without your mobile in your pocket. These days, your mobile rules your life and the thought of losing it sends a [...]

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iPhone Damage

How safe is your iPhone?

How protective are you over your iPhone whilst out and about? Most of us don’t worry about our phones safety whilst at home, but this research by Squaretrade warns us that most iPhone accidents (51%) happen in the home. 21% of incidents are in the kitchen with 9% of us dropping them down the toilet and 5% [...]

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