12/19/2013, Technology giant Google has just been slapped with a $1.23 million fine (900,000 Euros) by Spain’s privacy watchdog, where they have been deemed to have broken Spain’s data protection law after merging personal information from its various online services while not informing in a clear and precise manner on how Google will be making use of such data. Of course, $1.23 million is definitely a drop in the bucket for […]
12/01/2011, Good news for folks in Italy and Spain who have been longing to get their hands on a Kindle eReader – Amazon has finally opened up its doors to the aforementioned countries just in time for the holiday season. Folks living in Italy and Spain will be able to pick up the Kindle eReader for €99 ($133). No word on whether they’ll be getting the Kindle Fire just yet though. […]
10/18/2011, When it comes to buying fruits, most of us just inspect the outer layer of the fruit to check for mould or bruises which might indicate that the fruit may have been damaged on its way to the market. Thanks to the efforts of people working at sorting facilities that inspect the fruit before they make their way to the market, most of the time we end up with fruit […]
10/10/2011, When you think solar power, you probably think that it’s only good for use in the day, and generally this is true especially when it comes to things like solar powered chargers for phones or laptops and etc. Not content with just its use for the day, a solar energy power plant in Spain not only uses the power of the sun to keep it working in the day, but […]
09/22/2011, Google started out as a search engine, but over the years they have managed to expand their list of services to include e-mail (Gmail), a smartphone platform which has quickly dominated the marketshare in terms of platforms (Android) and recently even attempted to launch their very own social network (Google+). With Google Voice being an alternative to your typical cellular calls, would it be a stretch of the imagination to […]
09/21/2011, It seems like it wasn’t too long ago that Microsoft was under the microscope for alleged antitrust practices with their browser Internet Explorer, but now it looks like the whole antitrust issue might be brought up again, and this time it looks like Spain will be the one launching the antitrust investigation.
07/15/2011, Anybody here a fan of “music blogs”? Yeah, those websites that post links to file sharing websites like Mega Upload or Rapidshare for people to download music illegally for free. No you don’t have to answer the question, but in the future it looks like we’ll be seeing a lot more of those sites – provided those webmasters decide to host them in Spain. According to the latest reports online, […]
07/11/2011, Some surgeons in Spain announced that they’ve completed the world’s first double-leg transplant earlier today. While the results of the operation aren’t conclusive yet, it is a noteworthy achievement for Pedro Cavadas who has performed similar breakthrough operations in the past. He carried out the first double arm transplant in Spain and second in the world back in 2008, while in 2009 he performed Spain’s first face transplant. The double […]
07/07/2011, It seems that there have been quite a lot of new technologies that are coming up directed at those who are visually impaired or blind, and that can only be a good thing! We had previously reported on a “virtual cane” that made use of sonar to help map out obstacles and objects, and only a couple of hours ago we wrote a post on a prototype high-tech glasses that […]
12/10/2010, The Toshiba Libretto W100 is a good example of a dual-screen notebook that doesn’t feature a physical keyboard and if you were eyeing the similar offering from Acer, there’s some good news for you. It’s been confirmed that the Acer Iconia dual-screen notebook will be available in Spain from January 28th. It won’t come cheap though as it’ll be priced at EUR1,499 ($1,987). Of course, it might be priced differently […]
04/29/2010, The Compaq Airlife 100 smartbook is an interesting device, and while we’re looking forward to checking it out, the bad news is that it might not reach the US. Folks in Spain are a little luckier, though, as the smartbook will be going on sale in Spain in mid-May. The smartbook will be available exclusively through Telefonica Movistar and will set you back EUR229, bundled with a mandatory monthly data plan of […]
02/10/2010, Smallest isn’t the only superlative to be used in Kyocera’s latest Long Term Evolution (LTE) micro base station that will see action at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next week. In fact, it has “lightest” and “most efficient” to keep it company, and we can’t wait to see it in action. Kyocera’s prototype LTE micro base station is special in terms of its compact, all-in-one design, where network operators […]
12/11/2009, Spain has it good with a special edition Samsung My Touch from Movistar, where the Korean company had the experience of famous Spanish designer Custo Dalmau to roill out its My Touch 2GB Custo Special Edition. This edition won’t see any changes made to the hardware, although you do get some special artwork on the battery cover alongside a bag that ought to keep your girlfriend or wife happy with […]
10/21/2009, GeeksPhone’s One smartphone is ready to hit the European market, particularly Spain later this December that will come with a physical keyboard among others. The final price point for this Android-powered handset? 285 Euros. Would you import this if you happen to stay outside of Spain?