[17 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
So… the iPhone 5 was finally announced. Some people (especially Apple fans) were delighted, others were a bit disappointed – after all, the new iPhone is bigger than the old ones, it’s more powerful and armed with better specs, but it doesn’t have any revolutionary or shocking feature. So geeks are wondering if it’ll be able to become one of the best-selling devices on the market, just like its predecessors. I guess it won’t be that easy for the new Apple iPhone to conquer a huge market share this time, …
[16 Sep 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
In presenting its iPhone 5, Apple has broken one of the criteria of the most stable of the iPhone since its inception in 2007: the diagonal of the screen is now 4″ with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels, while the two predecessors operated a 3.5″ screen with 960 x 640 pixels.
This creates extra space on the surface of the screen that can be used to display more information. By default, for current applications, the display is centered, leaving two black stripes at each end.
During the presentation of iPhone …
[27 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Reuters has faced a lot of security problems in two within four days is quite a lot. Again hackers gained access of Twitter accounts on Reuters and hacked into them to displace the details and upload Tweets. The Reuters Tech account was also changed into the name “TechMe”. The Twitter Corporation has taken into notice the security problem and they’re trying to fix the security breach as well.
The feed was seen as an Anti-Syrian government notice as the Tweets were all opposing the situation and the government stance in Syria. …
[6 Aug 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
The battery is often the weakest link in our mobile devices. However, there are ways to improve the autonomy of a smartphone or tablet. Here are some tips that will help you save battery on your smartphone.
- First, basic advice: if you do not need, disable the GPS, bluetooth and even possibly “cellular data” (anything that is not related to voice communications). To do this, go into the settings of your iPhone, Android or Windows Phone.
- Disable the automatic collection of emails – the “push” -, notifications and alerts, and …
[24 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
The main reason behind this new connector is logical: a reduction in space required for connectors. The current connector is particularly wide (21mm), while the new would be much smaller, with a bonus room to the other components … Or other connections.
Reuters says that Apple would include placing the 3.5 mm jack for audio output in the iPhone, according to two sources familiar with the project. But although this new connector offers advantages, it inherently causes a serious problem for users: already, it is unclear how the user can take …
[8 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]
Given how quickly mobile gadgets are developing and evolving, consumers, IT employees, and developers are wondering – what does the future hold for smartphones?
What will those devices look like a year or two from now? What new features will they include? What hardware and software improvements will be introduced?
That topic was discussed by a panel of experts at the recent Interop IT conference in Las Vegas. Here are some of the key smartphone trends the panelists and other industry experts predict for the near future:
1. Bigger screens – up to …
[7 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]
Once again Google comes up with a new look for itself. But Google is no purposeless fashionista. The latest change to its tool bar is not for decorative purposes. It may seem like an unnoticeable addition but to those of us who like to consider ourselves permanent residents of the virtual world, it’s a noticeable thing. Especially since this toolbar addition ties into a huge bungle involving Russian email apps and Samsung Androids and phones and possible security loopholes.
On its toolbar (not to be confused with a browser toolbar) Google …
[24 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]
Mobile phones today are ambassadors of communication in a globalized society. They keep people in touch and online no matter where they are in the world.
It was in January of 2007 when the Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone. Needless to say, integration between the mobile phone and daily life has never been the same since then.
Just how far is the iPhone’s reach? Experts estimate that more than a hundred million iPhone units have been sold globally. And Apple says that over fourteen billion apps have been downloaded as …
[3 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
You’re old fashioned. You’d rather read a real, ink-on-your-fingers newspaper than read the news on a smartphone. And as much as you like your digital camera, you swear that the Polaroid effect just doesn’t compare to the real deal.
Now you can have the best of both worlds. You must know that by now, there’s an app for everything. Even nostalgia.
Below are seven cool apps to make you feel young again.
Melbourne-based ebook start-up booki.sh is trying to close the gap between old-fashioned books and ebooks. You can purchase a book …