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A 16-year old’s vision of the Blackberry OS 8

07/11/2011, RIM is steadily declining in terms of smartphone market share, and there could be a variety of reasons behind it. It could be due to the hardware, which was only recently upgraded with the Blackberry Bold Touch 9900 (1.2GHz processor) to put it somewhat...

Video Stabilization Software from SRI Embedded in Google Talk

07/08/2011, Image stabilization is a technology commonly used for digital cameras, but here, we are talking about real-time image stabilization for live video streaming, specifically for video chat services, which requires different algorithms and more computing...

LG Optimus 3D records 1080p video in 30fps

07/08/2011, It looks like consumers who got their hands on the LG Optimus 3D are in for a nice treat. Instead of having full 1080p HD video recording at only 24fps as advertised, the phone records 1080p HD video at 30fps – which is a pretty big improvement for...

Samsung i727 spotted in the wild

07/08/2011, The folks over at Pocketnow managed to land their hands on a couple of photographs of what is said to be the AT&T-bound Samsung SGH-i727. They stitched the pictures together with Photoshop, giving us a photograph of a skewed looking phone. If you...

Swype gets “ported” to iOS devices

07/08/2011, If there’s one feature that the Android platform has over iOS is that they have Swype, which makes typing out emails, text messages and documents insanely fast, plus it sort of makes having a touch screen more meaningful. iOS users may have had their...

iLuv iSP10 is a iPad 2 speaker case

07/07/2011, It was only yesterday we reported on iLuv’s speaker dock for the iPad which resembled a desktop computer, and now we have another iLuv product for the iPad in the shape of the iSP210 Portable Stereo Speaker Case. Speaker cases aren’t exactly new, but...

Motorola Droid 3 now official

07/07/2011, After countless leaks of the phone, including the a 360 view and user manual for the device, the long-awaited successor to the Motorola Droid 2, the Droid 3 is now official. Verizon has just put up the order page for the QWERTY-toting Android phone on its...

Google+ Android app has NFC functionality

07/07/2011, Now as we all know, Google is a huge fan of NFC technology, having launched Google Wallet as well as making the Google Nexus S device NFC-enabled, so is it really a surprise that Google+ will support NFC too? Apparently not, as developer Ridzuan Ashim has...

Apple overtakes RIM in US smartphone share

07/06/2011, The days of RIM dominating the smartphone industry is finally over. According to recently released findings by comScore, it looks like RIM has finally slipped from second to third place in the race. In the last quarter that ended in May, Apple’s...

Apparatus developer pulls app from Amazon’s Appstore

07/06/2011, As we all know, Amazon has their own Android Appstore, the name of which has been quite controversial as it is quite close to Apple’s App Store. Regardless, it is considered a third party app store for Android users, who may find themselves browsing...

32-inch multi-touch display runs on Android

07/06/2011, SKR (a company from South Korea) has come up with a new prototype multi-touch system that has Android as the operating system of choice, delivering 32″ of viewing (and touching) goodness. Guess you can be more accurate than ever in a game of Angry Birds...

Pokémon arriving on Android and iOS devices

07/06/2011, Despite being huge competitors of Nintendo, it looks like Android and iOS will be receiving one of the company’s most beloved IPs – Pokémon. According to a recent announcement from the Pokémon company, it will be releasing Pokémon Say Tap for...