Tablets are dead… Long live the Phablet?

A lack of new product releases in the first half of the year from market leaders such as Apple had forced IDC to trim its expectations, while the growing popularity of large-screen smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, had also hindered growth of the larger format.

The rise of the “phablet”, as smartphones with bigger screens are colloquially called, has been one of the trends of the consumer electronics sector this year.

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Originally posted 2013-08-31 18:39:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Four Ways Tech Is Improving Your Life

Technology has improved every aspect of our lives and the prominence it has in society is only growing. In ten years, almost everything we do throughout the day will involve using a piece of tech. It is easy to look at this as a bad occurrence, particularly when the tech scandals seem to be neverending. But for once, let’s be optimistic and look at how technology has improved and is continuing to improve your life. Continue reading

Originally posted 2015-07-28 02:27:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

A first look at the Google Car! No driver? NO CHANCE!

Reports in the United States suggest that the ultimate goal of the self-driving car project is to create a “robo-taxi” that picks up commuters on demand. Company executives believe that such a system could transform transport systems around the world, doing away with the need for most people to buy cars. They also believe that it would reduce the number of road accidents as well as having environmental benefits.

Automated taxis have long been the stuff of science fiction, such as the robot-operated “Johnny Cab” that featured in the 1990 blockbuster Total Recall.

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Originally posted 2013-01-02 03:31:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

The 5 New Advancements Breathing New Life Into Old Tech

Old tech is dead forever? Right? Wrong. Old tech finds a way of coming back again and again. Sure you can still throw out your PC from 1996, but I bet you a lot of the technology pioneered then is still present inside your computer today. Technology is iterative. Here are a few examples of what we’re talking about. Continue reading

Originally posted 2015-07-09 02:57:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter