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Case Marine waterproof smartphone case

05/17/2012, Most of us know that electronics and water are not good friends – in fact, they are eternal enemies, with water winning just about every time. Sure, there have been waterproof devices introduced to the masses before, but those tend to sacrifice good...

M_A_C_H_I_N_A MIDI controller jacket

05/13/2012, Wearable technology is not new, but to say that the idea has proliferated is not exactly accurate, either. The M_A_C_H_I_N_A MIDI controller jacket is one invention that is worth looking into, where this wearable technology brand intends to bring together...

Oppo 6.65mm thin smartphone could be slimmest yet

04/25/2012, Thin is in – ranging from TV models to computers, smartphones and tablets, and even in the world of fashion, you know for sure that the world has a strong admiration for stuff that veer away from this thing called “fat”. Even fat has...

$100 Shuidi smartphone from China might change landscape

03/28/2012, There is nothing quite like a cheap device to set tongues wagging – especially when it boasts of decent specifications to begin with. This is the case with Chongqing Guohong Technology Development with their Shuidi smartphone that is said to retail...

National Day of Unpluggging starts today

03/23/2012, Can you live without a smartphone or tablet? If your answer is in the affirmative, then welcome aboard – a Jewish organization that is simply known as Reboot is working on their third iteration of the National Day of Unplugging. This particular day...

Free apps zap phone battery life like nobody’s business

03/19/2012, Wow! Free apps on your smartphone! You might think that those are the next best thing since sliced bread, but there is always a trade-off in life. You cannot escape that inevitable fact, and one of the issues that we are looking into today consists of...

Sick? Doctor will prescribe you smartphone apps

02/22/2012, It is a given that if you happen to suffer from a certain degree of ill health, so much so that you need to pay a visit to the doctor’s, after going through the nuances such as taking one’s temperature and poking you where it hurts really...

Study: Concentration affected by mobile ringtones

02/15/2012, A new study has shown that your mobile ringtones do affect your concentration – and when put this way, it is meant in a negative manner. Basically, you would do well to ensure your smartphone or featurephone remains in silent mode – not even...

Mobilyze might be able to detect depression using smartphones

02/13/2012, The smartphone does seem to get smarter and smarter by the day, where it is not only your office away from the office (ha! no longer does the cliched home away from home works anymore), it can also be used to detect cancer. Well, here is yet another...

iBuku Pets makes learning fun

02/13/2012, All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and I guess that adage rings true with the team over at Arbor Cube, who has just launched its new range of iBuKu Pets, helping older, aged smartphones have a new lease of life while transforming the learning...

Top 10 CES Gadgets

01/23/2012, LG and Samsung 55” OLED TV, At CES, both LG and Samsung have committed to commercialize large-size OLED televisions by the end of the year. While no pricing has been announced yet, the rumored price is said to be hovering around $8000. We don’t know...

OLED display with built-in solar cells

01/20/2012, Smartphones have evolved in a way where they now come with larger and brighter displays, sporting ever higher resolutions – and all of that performance means one thing as well, which is a faster depletion of the handset’s battery life. Well,...

Survey: 39% of US smartphone buyers gravitate towards Android

01/16/2012, The march of the smartphone is inevitable – eventually, featurephones will most probably occupy just a minority in the total market share, but at this moment in time, they still are the de facto mobile communication device of choice for developing...