Every year, manufacturers and industry insiders gather at the Mobile World Congress to celebrate the latest in mobile and digital technology. From smartphones and smartwatches to virtual reality headsets and internet ready bicycles the MWC is a veritable smorgasbord of gear and gadgetry. Industry leaders, like Samsung, Microsoft, and HTC, come to the MWC to unveil their latest products and to hint at what’s in store for the future. Some of those products will take the world by storm, while others will become minor footnotes in the history of mobile communications. This year saw an impressive array of new gadgets poised to storm the international market, and as always the latest smartphone models garnered much of the attention.
Originally posted 2015-04-29 07:43:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Most people don’t give a second thought to the keyboards they use with their computer systems. Some of them feel “cheap” and “plasticky.” While others have a soft, satisfying touch. Continue reading
Originally posted 2015-01-21 10:24:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
“The price that most developers will pick is free,” said Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, when he launched a store for iPhone applications in 2008. Apple and software developers had “exactly the same interest, which is to get as many apps out in front of as many iPhone users as possible,” he said.
Five years later, the gadget goliath has proved there is money to be made in shunting out goods for nothing. Since its inception, more than 50bn apps have been downloaded by iPhone and iPad owners, generating $9bn (£5.8bn) for software engineers. Apple, which takes a 30% cut of all paid-for applications, has pocketed $3.9bn.
Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
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.
Originally posted 2013-01-02 03:31:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Let’s face it, out smartphones are pretty amazing. Just ten years ago, we were carrying around large brick-sized phones with no internet access. Nowadays, we can’t go five minutes without checking Google or refreshing Twitter. Smartphones have changed the entire world around us. But, you can make them even better. That’s right, your smartphone could be even smarter! Check out these add-ons and upgrade your smartphone in an instant. Continue reading
Originally posted 2015-05-06 03:46:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
The riddles beneath the magic of light and space have been solved; 3D holograms which are fully viewable from every single angle are now possible –and they’re commercially available at a price anyone can afford. The day has come for 3D holographic displays that are better than the ones we’ve seen to date –so take that Tupac, Bladerunner, Fifth Element, and Star Wars. Even Q from Star Trek ain’t got nothing on modern real-world 3D holography –these are not your daddy’s 3D holographic displays.
Originally posted 2016-03-07 11:41:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter