Samsung is going to launch its next generation Galaxy Note device at the IFA technology conference in Berlin. The company has already sent invitations to the press for a September 4 event.
The new generation of smart devices have improved a lot in terms of camera technology. But still we feel the need of good flash lights at times. Keeping this in mind iblazr has introduced a powerful and portable universal LED flash to improve the quality of your pictures and videos in low-light.
Gadgets such as smartphones and tablets are becoming an increasingly integral part of our lives. We use them all day long, take them to bed, check them first thing in the morning and are nearly always hooked up to them. A new infographic by Online Psychology Degree shows how often we make use of our gadgets in bed.
With the existing commercially available devices like Tobii PCEye or the EyeTech TM3, a user can control a computer with his/her eyes. But these devices are very costly (priced between $5,000 and $7,000). The good news is, Dr Aldo Faisal, a Neuroscientist at Imperial College in London, has created a $30 cost device which allows wearers to use their eye movements to control a computer. Get some more details inside.
Braille, a tactile writing system used by the blind and the visually impaired, has helped a lot of visually impaired people immensely in different fields of life. However, sometimes, even braille turns out to be limited. For instance, if a blind person want to order a new food item, just by the name, problems may arise. A new concept, based on smell, proposes a solution for such situations.
Android 4.0.3 has just arrived for two Sony tablets - the Tablet P and the Tablet S. This update contains Android Ice Cream Sandwich features coupled with some additions such as Sony-branded apps.
There is an addiction everything it is said and also to a certain degree everyone is addicted to one thing or another. They may realize their addiction, or they may be oblivion to it, but an addiction exists none the less. For the Brits however, the addiction is to their primary mode of communication, which is a phone or a cellphone. The fear of losing a phone is called nomophobia and around 66% of the British people suffer from this according to a new study conducted by SecurEnvoy, which is a mobile security service.
E-reader maker Kobo is following in Barnes & Noble's and Amazon's footsteps and releasing its own low-priced Android tablet, announced the Kobo Vox tablet on Wednesday, coming in at a Amazon Kindle Fire-matching price of $199.99 and it inspired by the idea of the Vox Populi or voice of the people, Kobo Inc. belives it can change the conversation in the tablet world. This is a 7-inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread tablet that has a resolution of 1,024 × 600, Wi-Fi, 8GB of internal memory, a microSD slot, access to 2.4 million books, access to the 15,000 apps in the Android Market, overall dimensions are 0.53 x 5 x 7.57-inches, battery life is 6 hours and it weighs 400 grams, if you do pre-order this you’ll get 3 free colour books and shipping starts October 28th................
Acer and ViewSonic are the latest companies to execute patent licensing agreements with Microsoft to protect their Android smartphones and tablet devices from litigation in the event Microsoft ever decides to take Google to court for patent infringement and ViewSonic will explicitly be paying royalties to Microsoft to cover Android tablets and mobile phones. The announcement of a license agreement with Acer contains no language about royalties, potentially indicating Acer may have executed a patent swap with Microsoft that doesn’t involve cash. Both outfits have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for their tablets and mobile phones running the Android or Chrome Platform..................
Here’s an original idea from Mobee called the Magic Numpad, a simple accessory that turns your Magic Trackpad into a full-blown numpad by applying a thin plastic film that has a numpad printed on it and it closely resembling the numeric keypad found on the wired Apple Keyboard. The $29.90 kit begins shipping in October and comes with the software, a special pen and also three Magic Films required to turn your trackpad into the coolest numeric keypad in town.................