05/17/2013, Messing with one’s mind used to be the domain of manipulative personalities and shrinks, but now it seems that even regular hardware that has been tuned to a certain manner is able to do so. The foc.us is a unique kind of headset that indulges in transcranial direct-current simulation (tDCS), which so happens to be a controversial kind of neurosimulation which will transmit current to a particular section of the […]
11/17/2011, For AT&T customers who are rocking to a Samsung Focus 1.4 smartphone, here is a little bit of good news to end your week on a decent note – it seems that Windows Phone 7.5 updates will be rolling out for said smartphone, while the same update is also in the works for those who are using the Samsung Omnia 7 all the way across the pond – in Spain, […]
10/04/2011, Earlier we reported that the Mango update for Windows Phone has apparently been rolled out a lot faster than expected, and has apparently been sent out to 50% of Windows Phone users around the world. At the rate they’re going, it looks like Microsoft may not even need four weeks to do a complete rollout as they had initially planned. The bad news is that just like the NoDo update, […]
09/12/2011, Heads up AT&T users, it looks like three new Windows Phone 7 handsets will be headed your way! Unfortunately they are expected to arrive only in Q4 so there’s a little bit of waiting for those who are eager to get their hands on the new Windows Phone 7 handsets running on the Mango update. They are the HTC Titan, Samsung Focus S and the Samsung Focus Flash.
07/07/2011, Chances are if you are rocking to a Windows Phone 7-powered handset at the moment, you would be playing around with all of the new features and functionality which are part of the NoDo update. Of course, not all Windows Phone 7-powered Samsung Focus handsets have the NoDo update, although the figure should not be too large. Patience is key here, and it ought to arrive really, really soon. Word […]
05/05/2011, While the iPhone is by no means at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to hardware specs, Apple’s road map of releasing only one phone a year does put them at a bit of a disadvantage when competing against phones from other platforms such as Android, and we all know how fast phones in the Android world turn obsolete. According to some observations from a Morgan Stanley analyst, […]
05/05/2011, Families who can’t live without the internet, especially on long road trips will be glad to know that if they buy a 2012 Ford Focus with Ford SYNC, long road trips don’t necessarily mean no more internet. The car will have the ability to turn into a mobile hotspot. All users have to do is plug a phone with a data connection into the car and enable the hotspot feature. […]
03/01/2011, During Ford’s keynote at CeBIT this year, CEO of Ford, Allan Mulally unveiled a new feature of the upcoming Ford Focus that will launch next year. Called Sync Emergency Assistance, the service will come free with every Ford that has Sync installed. Sync Emergency Assistance makes use of your phone (linked to it with Bluetooth) to make sure that drivers and passengers aren’t left unattended or stranded without help if […]
12/22/2010, Have you been wondering what it looks like on the inside of a Samsung Focus? If you’re unwilling to take yours apart, you’ll be happy to know that someone out there has done it for you, disassembling the whole thing, showing you the various chips on board from Qualcomm, Micron and more. Folks will also notice the use of a SanDisk 8GB NAND flash RAM, instead of Samsung’s own memory […]
11/17/2010, Amazon.com is offering the Windows Phone 7-powered Samsung Focus from AT&T for just $49.99 – at this not even half a month since the phone was released from the carrier. Of course, you will still need to sign a two-year agreement with AT&T, but at least you save a cool $150 in the process. Sometimes, just waiting it out for a couple of weeks or even a month will normally […]
11/17/2010, Ford has teamed up with Sony to bring HD Radio digital broadcasts and iTunes Tagging capability, coupled with an exclusive 355-watt audio system – a true blue standout in its market segment, leaving others playing the catch up game. This new Ford Focus with all the Sony trimmings will arrive sometime early next year, and is a testament to the relationship strength between Ford and Sony which began a good […]
11/09/2010, AT&T workers in stores have mentioned that Microsoft is currently working on a fix to stbilize the whole microSD memory card slot reliability issue. Basically, directives from the top have trickled down to AT&T employees, who in turn will not install microSD memory cards in Samsung Focus phones until further notice – that is, when the fix is available, while belting out even more advice to customers not to upgrade […]
11/03/2010, Samsung Focus Review - The Samsung Focus is one of the finest first-generation Windows Phone 7. This in-depth review goes through the user experience of the operating system and the of the device itself.
10/28/2010, AT&T has just made it know that they will be offering both the HTC Surround and Samsung Focus from November 8th onwards. We have already reviewed the HTC Surround earlier this month, but we haven’t published our Samsung Focus just yet (any day now!). There is still one more Windows Phone 7 launch phone from AT&T, which is the LG Quantum, where that model will also debut on the same […]