Posts Tagged ‘BlackBerry’

Awaiting My iPhone 4

August 9, 2010

Yes, I am riding the smartphone bandwagon again. It is unexpected.

I used to own a BlackBerry. I sold it. 90% of the phone’s bill was for rental charges. 10% for using the device for talking.

I was addicted to it.

Now, the addiction has been shifted. I ordered an iPhone 4 from Apple. I tried my sister’s iPhone 3GS. It is more entertaining than BlackBerry. The only problem I am having with iPhone is the keyboard. I have to get used to it.

I cannot wait to get my new phone. It is expected to be released in the UAE in October, by the way.

Considering Selling Your Mobile Phone?

July 26, 2010

Considering selling your mobile phone? Well, if you took so many pictures of your travels, for your family members, or for your friends, and you have stored them in the phone memory and then deleted all of them to sell the phone, do not think of selling it. Either recycle it, or if you could, remove the internal memory card.

Why you ask? Because your privacy can be in grave danger if the phone was acquired by an evil person.

I own a Nokia N95 8GB phone. I was considering selling it so I can buy a new phone. I heard many stories about some criminals who’s hobby is to buy used mobile phones for the sole purpose of digging into people’s private lives by extracting deleted images and videos in the memories of the used phones. Do a search in Google about the subject. It is really a dangerous matter.

I tried a software that is sold for the purpose of recovering images deleted by mistake. I tried this software and scanned my Nokia phone’s internal memory, and here is the shocking results: (more…)