Category Archives: smartphone

Smartphone Shipment Volume Reached About 255.3 Million Units in 3Q 2013

TweetYear-end and the end of another quarter is upon us, that means research numbers are out! According to Taiwan`s MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute), an ICT industry research institute based in Taipei, worldwide mobile phone industry`s shipment volume in the … Continue reading

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The smartphone, past, present and future Visualized

TweetIt’s always enjoyable viewing the history of cool technology, in particular via some awesome graphics and infographics. Here’s a nice visualization (with some glaring omissions though!)  that reveals the history of the smartphone, from the creation of AT&T wireless, the … Continue reading

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Samsung Introduces the richer, stronger, better, Samsung Galaxy S 4

TweetThe next killer Android and perhaps iPhone killer?? Today in New York a a special event billed as “Unpacked”, Samsung Electronics announced the fourth generation GALAXY S, the GALAXY S 4, according to Samsung “designed to get you closer to … Continue reading

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The Keystone ECO MarineCase II for Popular Smartphones

TweetHere’s a clever product designed to keep your smartphone safe in very rugged environments – and best of all its a universal size that will fit a number of popular devices. Unlike other products, like Otterbox, for example, The Marine … Continue reading

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Telenav US Smartphone Survey – Android Users seek Style, iPhone users Buy Apps

TweetYou may not have caught wind of this interesting smartphone user survey conducted by Telenav a couple of months ago… indeed some interesting results. The survey looks at habits of smartphone users, asks what they would give up for their … Continue reading

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facebook video chat – my first call and a first look

TweetYep, facebook has rolled out video chat using Skype technology, just what most of us guessed was coming. Here’s a quick look at the UI as seen by creating a chat session from https://www.facebook.com/videocalling. Perhaps no rocket science here, particularly … Continue reading

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Symbian Org website for developers now in Public Beta

TweetMobile application developers and wanna-be mobile developers, take note, if your interested in developing for Symbian smartphones then be sure to check out the newly releases Symbian foundation website which is now in full public Beta – registration required. MEmbers … Continue reading

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Unwrapping another new GPS-enabled smartphone (Samsung SGH-i560)

TweetGPS is all the rage and pretty much every new smartphone on the market should come with GPS inside in my opinion. I just got my hands on the latest from Samsung, the SGH-i560 (for the fashion conscious, trend setting … Continue reading

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Helio Ocean – THE cool smartphone for 2008? Maybe

TweetAre you familiar with Helio yet? If not I bet in 08 you will be! Helio has a slick device called the “Ocean” that may make waves big time as the new year rings in. Starting at about $199 (with … Continue reading

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help relief in southern California, by utilizing the Text 2HELP

TweetWireless carriers participating in Text 2HELP include AT&T Mobility, Alltel, Boost Mobile, Dobson Communications Corporation, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. VeriSign is powering the intelligent messaging infrastructure to enable the short message service. This special effort was highlighted this week … Continue reading

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10+1 Must have, Free Applications For Your GPS-Enabled Nokia N95 Smartphone

TweetThe Nokia N95 is in my mind one of those must-have devices. Sleek, powerful, packed full of memory, GPS-enabled, a 5 megapixel camera, high quality video recording, Bluetooth enabled, I could go on and on. Ideal for the outdoor enthusiast, … Continue reading

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Twitter on your N95 with Twibble

TweetDo you Twitter (www.twitter.com)? If so I just located a cool twitter client that supports GPS-enabled devices (like the N95) – Twibble. See http://www.das-zentralorgan.de/twibble#install – see twitter.com if you don’t know what I’m talking about! Please visit www.GISuser.com for even … Continue reading

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