01/15/2013, Every day that passes is another day in the iOS/Android war as both platforms are continually duking it out for mobile OS supremacy. Both platforms have had their own little victories, and today’s news is another feather in the cap of both platforms as there’s equal good news for both iOS and Android here. In a report published today by ChangeWave Research, Apple’s iPhone is still sitting atop the list […]
01/14/2013, When touch-screen devices were thought of, it was much easier for them to have our fingertips to manipulate these devices than it was our fingernails. Seeing how many people tap things with their fingertips rather than their nails, we could see another reason why that’d be the ideal input method for touch-screen devices. But we admit there are a number of you out there who enjoy long fingernails and would […]
04/26/2012, You might own one of the more sought after Birkin handbag, but no matter how expensive the handbag might be, it still is unable to juice up a device that is all out of battery power. Not so with Richard Nicoll’s latest phone-charging tote, where the British designer has worked with telecommunications company Vodafone to roll out this battery-powered carryall which holds enough charge to power a smartphone or a […]
12/08/2011, ZTE is a brand that is known to put out budget devices aimed at the masses. While that is a good thing especially for those who may not be able to afford the more expensive option, this has pretty much given ZTE the image of a manufacturer with not-so high-end goods, as compared to manufacturers like Apple or Samsung. However that may soon change according to ZTE’s President of North […]
11/18/2011, SwiftKey X, developed by TouchType, is a predictive typing app for smartphones launched a year ago on the Android Market, and the version for Android tablets, Swiftkey Tablet X, launched this summer. Swiftkey is powered by Fluency 2.0, an AI engine that analyzes and learns users’ typing habits by monitoring how users type on Gmail, Twitter and Facebook (from the feeds). SwiftKey X and SwiftKey Tablet X Version 2.2 now […]
11/17/2011, When it comes to smartphones, Panasonic has quite a few pretty interesting smartphones up their sleeves, which is great news for those living in Japan. However little to no Panasonic smartphones have found their way to the US, but that may soon change as Panasonic has expressed interest in moving beyond Japan’s borders with their smartphone offerings.
11/16/2011, We know that there are music apps, but a music album app? According to legendary musician, Sting, this could be the new model for musicians to adopt, and the musician himself said that he may never release another album, but will opt to release an app instead that will contain his songs.
11/16/2011, So we reported earlier that RIM was planning to keep making keyboard phones that have been their trademark, and now thanks to RIM’s senior vice president of industrial design, Todd Wood, we now know that next year’s Blackberry devices will be “charming, whimsical and fun”, although we have to admit that’s rather hard to imagine given how all Blackberry devices give off a rather subdued and businesslike look. It seems […]
11/14/2011, The concept of pico projectors is an interesting one, although it’s probably a piece of technology which isn’t for everyone. However researchers from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, have come up with a pretty novel concept of using a pico projector together with a smartphone that enables the sharing of data whilst on the phone.
11/09/2011, If you want to know the codenames for a whole bunch of HTC’s upcoming devices, you’re in luck. The folks over at Pocketnow.com have just published a whole list of words that are purported to be upcoming HTC devices. They received it a few months ago, but didn’t post it up due to the lists’ lack of authenticity. But as the months went by, they realized a lot of the […]
10/31/2011, If you think Android, iOS, Windows Phone, MeeGo or even Symbian is not for you – there’s going to be an alternative for you in the future. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux recently mentioned in an interview with ZDNet that it will be announcing its plans to enter the mobile space at the Ubuntu Developer Summit this week in Orlando, Florida. While no specific details about the company’s plans […]
10/19/2011, Good news for those living in the US and who own LG phones! The South Korean based company has announced that they will be bringing their premium paid app service for users in the US, which seems to follow in the footsteps of the successful launch of a similar service in the UK back in July.
10/11/2011, Qualcomm has released this video that shows a bunch of insects running around and generating enough energy to power a SnapDragon-based system. The company shot this video as a part of their communications efforts around the new SnapDragon S4 processors that are built using a smaller transistor process and many power optimization features. No insects seem to have been harmed during the creation of this footage
10/11/2011, About a month back, RIM’s ShopBlackBerry listed that the charger for the Blackberry Playbook can be used to charge Blackberry devices, and based on its output, it pretty much stated that Blackberry devices, when using the Blackberry Playbook Rapid Charger, will be able to charge twice as fast.