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Sprint, 3rd largest mobile service provider in the USA, on Wednesday demonstrated the capability to hit 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) over-the-air speed at its lab near Silicon Valley, Calif. This is 17 times faster than the present maximum speed of 60Mbps provided by Sprint, through their Sprint Spark program, and Sprint wants to go even faster: “Given its spectrum and technology assets, it is technically feasible to deliver more than 2Gbps per sector of over-the-air speed”, says Sprint.…Read More »
Yesterday an announcement came from Intel partner Altera at the ARM developer’s conference, which states that Intel will start making ARM-based chips starting from 2014. The first of these chips will be Altera Stratix 10 SoC, powered by 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 Quad Core CPU.…Read More »
244 million smartphones and 438 million handsets were shipped worldwide during 2013 Q3, with the biggest winner being Samsung yet again; Samsung not only retained the top dog slot but also grew its share of global smartphone shipments by a nothing-to-laugh-at 35%.…Read More »
After long debates in the Facebook management, it seems that 2014 will be the year that we will be annoyed with popups video ads on the site.
It’s been a while when the first speculation appeared on the fact that people at Facebook will be more aggressive with ads in News Feed.…Read More »
A few hours ago, specs have appeared online a number for the new Google Nexus 10, second generation (2013 version).
Not a great surprise that information about new products or upgrades to existing ones appear just days before the Google conference.…Read More »
Encouraged by the success of the Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung will launch a mini version for it, following the example already given by the Galaxy S4 Mini model. This new Galaxy S4 Active Mini smartphone will also be smaller, and with less aggressive hardware specifications.…Read More »
Announced at the same event with the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display, the new MacBook Pros appear to have serious stability problems.
Although we cannot say that it Apple has made a habit around this behavior, one thing is clear: increasingly more Apple systems come with problems from the first week of their release.…Read More »
Although we knew that LG G Flex will be the name of the smartphone with flexible display from LG, only now we can find out its specs.
A few weeks ago people at LG have confirmed the existence of LG G Flex.…Read More »
The website for U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), an institution now at the center of a huge international scandal for its espionage activities, was inaccessible Friday night, according to an agency spokesman. NSA is trying to identify the causes of this incident, Vanee Vines assured, without providing further details, and the website was accessible again after a few hours.…Read More »
Japan Display has announced the availability of a display panel with a diagonal of 12.1 inches and a resolution of 4K.
Much of our attention was focused this year to 4K resolution panels and related products. While electronics makers have come up with up to 100-inch TVs with this resolution, those dealing with mobile devices, such as tablets, are also working together to get an identical resolution on smaller panels.…Read More »
Google may soon change the way ads look to make them more graphic and more visible. The online giant testing the use of large banner ads in search results for selected brands, despite a promise in 2005 that Google would never display banner ads on Google Search: “There will never be crazy commercials that fill your screen and move on it.…Read More »
From now on, the Japanese can boast that they have the highest comfort level while traveling by train. It is true that this benefit should remove huge amounts from pockets, but some say it’s worth a trip with the new train.…Read More »
Because nothing compares to the variety of offensive content from the Internet, Google will help you supervise your children with Chrome. The folks at Google, specifically the team responsible for Chrome and Chrome OS, are trying to provide a helping hand to supervise and restrict online activities of children.…Read More »
Apple updated in the summer the MacBook Air line of laptops with Haswell processors, fast PCIe SSD and 802.11ac connectivity and in the event last night presented updates to the MacBook Pro line.
One year after the launch of the first MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Apple revealed the news last night brought to the second generation of this product line.…Read More »
After a failed attempt, BlackBerry has launched a free application for BBM to iOS and Android in Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
It’s official, the Canadians from BlackBerry has finally released BlackBerry Messenger for users of other platforms than BlackBerry.…Read More »
Even if they are not regarded with much enthusiasm by potential buyers and their limited functionality attracts enough criticism in press, gadgets like Galaxy Gear and Google Glass glasses arouse more and more interest to hardware manufacturers, eager to give rise to a new niche of products to increase profitability already obtain by selling tablets and smartphones.…Read More »
Chinese researchers have managed to create bulbs that emit Wi-Fi, a technology called Lifi, according to news agency Xinhua. The Chinese will demonstrate the technology on November 5.
The researchers have used a LED bulb that emits internet and can be used by up to four computers.…Read More »
Nokia Lumia 2520 is the first tablet with Windows RT from the Finnish manufacturer offer, equipped with AH-IPS screen of 10.1 inch and 6.7MP camera, that support 4G LTE for mobile broadband connections provided as standard. Optionally, the tablet can be purchased along with a detachable keyboard and touchpad equipped with auxiliary battery, which adds another 5 hours of battery life and allows you to use the tablet like a laptop.…Read More »
Nokia Asha 500, Asha 202 and Asha 503 complete Nokia offer of affordable phones, coming up with a new look that invites bold colors and transparencies.
Nokia Asha 500, 502 and 503 enjoy a new version of Asha platform, optimized interface for intuitive navigation and facilities for faster and easier images sharing on social networks.…Read More »