Singapore GovTech Hive: Government-Driven Innovation for Better Services

In May 2017, Singapore GovTech and IMDA invited me on a press tour that aims at showcasing the best innovations driven by government agencies in Singapore. Singapore has a long tradition of government-led initiatives when it comes to developing infrastructure or high-tech innovation, one of the most important and recent one is “Smart Nation” launched in 2014, probably inspired by the “Start-up Nation” a.k.a. Israel, a term coined by the […]


Tinsel Launches The Dipper, Necklace Earphones for Women

Despite the huge success of the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones that sat the trend to wear huge cushions on the head, many people dream of discreet audio headset that blend into their elegant outfit. The Tinsel team understood that and created the Dipper, an elegant necklace that provides full audio capabilities with two elegantly integrated earbuds, a microphone and three-button remote control.


Tango Multi Device Wireless Charger with Free Positionning

According to PowerSquare CEO, Pavan Pudipeddi, Tango is the “world’s first multi device charger for Qi compatible devices” that can charge up to two mobile devices simultaneously with free positioning. The fact that there is no need to position your smartphones in a defined way to charge them is very practical, and to our knowledge, current wireless chargers do not offer that feature yet. Tango offers a patent-pending Adaptive Position-Free (APF) […]


Prompt.ly Easy Scheduling, Payment and Marketing App for Solopreneurs

Richard Titus,  CEO, Prompt.ly, describes its new product as “ a mobile platform for scheduling, payment and marketing for small business owners, specifically for people who sell services by the hour or the session ” Prompt.ly makes it very easy for any “solopreneur” or service provider to schedule appointments with clients, and receive credit card payments at no cost directly from their iOS and Android smartphones. Additionally, the application allows for […]


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Huawei P8 Lite Review

Already available in Europe, the sleek and affordable Huawei P8 lite was announced in London on April 15, 2015 alongside its high-end sibling the Huawei P8. The P8 lite has now been officially introduced in the US market and we had the opportunity to get our hands on it early on, during a private briefing with Zhiqiang Xu, President, Huawei Device USA and Haito Cui, Executive Vice President Huawei Device […]


Sherpa Next Makes Mobile Search Efficient, Easy, and Visual

  We published about Sher.pa when it launched its US version last year, and at that time, we saw a side by side demo with Siri in which Sherpa got better results. (Watch video in the previous article). Today the company launched its new software, Sherpa Next, which adds search and predictive capabilities to the smart personal assistant feature that its one million users already know. With Sherpa Next, CEO […]


Loopd, Hyper-Local Communication and Social CRM iPhone App

  Using a proprietary version of multi-peer Bluetooth, the Loopd iOs application allows users to search and connect with contacts within a few feet without using a GPS. As the example described in the video (see above), you can see who you know at a party and start a chat session on the spot, to find in which room your contact is. This could be very useful during large tech […]


RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Revealed

Atari has just stepped forward with the announcement that their RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise will be making a shift at the next bend to the mobile platform, which is news that will definitely send fans of the game series delirious with happiness. This particular title would be known as RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, where it will be a sequel which will feature a slew of new features that revolve entirely around […]


Lenovo S860 Smartphone with Long Lasting Battery Life

With the acquisition of Motorola last month we can expect Lenovo to ramp up its smartphone lineup for the US market. As of today, Lenovo has introduced smartphones in 25 countries for the past two years. At MWC, the Chinese manufacturer announced three new affordable smartphones in its popular S-Series: the S860, the S850 and the S660. The S860 offers a 4000 mAh high capacity battery for an all-day of intense […]


Lenovo S850 Slim All-Glass Smartphone

Knowing that design sells, Lenovo targeted the fashion victims with its new elegant and ultra-thin S850. At 8.2 mmm, it is a hair slimmer than the Galaxy Note 3 and the new LG G Pro 2 (8.3 mm) for a smaller display (5-inch). The all-glass body comes in white and pink, and although we did not see the device yet, we expect this finish to makes the phone beautiful.


Everything.me Moves Out Of Beta After 2M Downloads

It has taken more than a couple of million downloads of Everything.me, where this particular app will finally move out of beta, and is finally available as a full app in the form of its Android launcher. Apart from that, the new full Everything.me app will also come with a slew of new contextual features, including a new design and a new launcher name, no surprises that it is called […]


Pearltrees: Visual Collaborative Content Curation for Android

Pearltrees is a powerful application that allows people to browse and organize web content visually. This “crowed sourced library”, started on the desktop web in 2009, became mobile in 2011 with the launch of the iPad application soon followed by the iPhone version in 2012. Pearltrees counts now over 2 million monthly active users who have collected 50 million pearls, the iPad and iPhone apps are consistently rated 5 stars […]


MLOVE ConFestival Europe, South of Berlin, June 19 – 21, 2013

Passion. Inspiration. Future of Mobile. Use the promotion code GIZMO-LOVE to register on this page. MLOVE stands for a passion for a ‘Lifestyle of Mobility’ – a love for the opportunities that emerge with the new medium and a love for the people who are brave enough to rethink mobile in order to find out its potential in manifold ways and above all its unintentional uses. Mobiles are computers not telephones. They […]


Google Makes Mobile Web Search Faster

Google is the most used search engine on the internet. For its plethora of users, speed is no doubt a necessity. Google prides itself on delivering quality results in a fraction of a section. It a bid to make their service more fast, Google today rolled out a couple of tweaks that would reduce the time users spending on searches conducted through their mobile. In this update Google has rolled […]