Archive for November, 2010
Acer, the world's number two PC manufacturer, has unveiled a range of tablet computers to help it compete with Apple's iPad, wading into the fast-growing market.
The head of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) fired a shot at rival Apple, slamming the notion that smartphones need "apps". "You don't need an app for the web," RIM chief executive Jim Balsillie said during an on-stage interview at a Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.
The iPhone has been drafted into the fight against cancer. The phone's multitudinous user base in Australia now has easy access to up-to-the-minute and location specific advice on UV levels, and when sun protection is necessary.
A new Google mobile phone embedded with a chip that makes it a virtual wallet so people can "tap and pay" is poised to make its debut, the internet giant's chief said.
A northern Indian village has banned unmarried women from using mobile phones for fear they will arrange forbidden marriages that are often punished by death, a local official said Wednesday.
Today's smartphones are smarter than ever. Just about anything you can do with a computer you can do on a smartphone and it also works as an in-car sat-nav. Oh, and you can make phone calls, too.
The world's leading mobile phone maker Nokia acknowledged on Friday some of its new flagship N8 smartphones, which it hopes will help re-take lost market share, are simply dying.
We could blithely drive into a lake if instructed by a GPS device. We leap from one website link to another, scanning instead of reading. We can barely add a few numbers without a calculator.
Google Australia today switched on turn-by-turn navigation for users running Google's smartphone operating system, Android. Google Maps Navigation is a feature of Google Maps for Android that provides voice-guided turn-by-turn directions.
If you’ve ever wanted to view 3D content on your iPhone or iPod touch, Hasbro has you covered. The toy-maker has just unveiled its newest creation, My3D, a pair of 3D glasses with a slot for an iPhone or iPod touch. It promises to deliver 3D content and 360-degree gaming.