eSIM: Convenience vs. Privacy – A Necessary Trade-off?

Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) are transforming the smartphone landscape, promising ease of carrier switching, more compact designs, and exciting features like dual-SIM support. However, amidst the convenience, privacy concerns linger. Understanding these concerns is essential for making informed choices about your mobile device.   The Shift from Physical Control Traditional SIM cards grant a tangible sense … Read more

Empowering Accessibility: A Deep Dive into iOS 17’s Inclusive Features

Hello, friends! It’s that time of the year again when Apple rolls out a new iOS version, and this time, it’s iOS 17! I’m particularly excited about this update, and as someone who is 100% blind, I find it essential to explore and share the new accessibility features that Apple has introduced. So, let’s dive … Read more

iPhone 15 Pro vs iPhone 14 Pro: To upgrade or not to upgrade.

Oh, how the times are truly groundbreaking — I can barely contain my excitement. In an unparalleled moment in history, Apple has generously graced us mere mortals with the revelation of the iPhone 15 Pro. Yes, dear friends, brace yourselves as I navigate the rough seas of whether to upgrade or not. Spoiler alert: it’s … Read more

How much data do you really need for your mobile phone?

Our love affair with cell phone data is strong. So strong, in fact, that wireless carriers are doubling down on unlimited data plans.   But before you bump up to unlimited, dig into your habits and learn what it takes to run your favourite apps. You may find you can reduce your data plan — … Read more

Melon Mobile: A Bitter sweet Experience

Note: The title refers very much to the initial onboarding experience for me as a blind client. This may change, depending on my experience for the rest of the testing period. A new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), Melon Mobile, has recently soft-launched for users who registered to beta test its services. The official launch … Read more