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Reflected Smartphone Transmissions Enable Gesture Control

Reflected Smartphone Transmissions Enable Gesture Control

Michelle Ma, University of Washington With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people. What’s coming next, say...

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2014-10-01 12:36:46

Leading wireless provider donates $93,000 for Tennessee domestic violence programs in 2014, creates simple ways communities can participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Violence Policy Center's most recent report ranks Tennessee 10th in the U.S. for rate of women killed by men, with nearly all of the Tennessee victims having been murdered by someone they knew. This October, Verizon is working with partners throughout...

2014-10-01 12:36:41

Leading wireless provider donates $157,000 for South Carolina domestic violence programs in 2014, creates simple ways communities can participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Violence Policy Center's most recent report ranks South Carolina second in the U.S. for rate of women killed by men, with a rate nearly double the national average. This October, Verizon is working with partners throughout South Carolina to raise...

2014-10-01 12:36:36

Leading wireless provider donates $130,000 for North Carolina domestic violence programs in 2014, creates simple ways communities can participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Violence Policy Center's most recent report ranks North Carolina 19(th) in the U.S. for rate of women killed by men, which indicates an increase in the rate of homicides since the last report. This October, Verizon is working with partners throughout...

2014-10-01 12:36:30

Cadence Palladium Hybrid solution enabled 10X speed-up in hardware-software co-development and reduced OS boot-up to test time from hours to minutes SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that ARM® utilized Cadence® Palladium® Hybrid technology and ARM Fast Models to achieve a 50X faster OS boot-up during the development of its ARM Mali(TM)-T760 GPU. Compared to...

2014-10-01 12:36:08

Sub-$40 receiver enables high-performance Wireless Display on every HDTV in the home--for Windows, Intel WiDi, and Miracast devices SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actiontec Electronics today introduced its new ScreenBeam Mini2 Wireless Display Receiver--a tiny HDMI adapter that gives people unlimited freedom to beam their screen--entertainment, apps, games, and more--from mobile devices to HD displays. The new mini receiver takes many of the same features of...

2014-10-01 12:28:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is from REVOLT Founder and Chairman Sean "Diddy" Combs about the recent Verizon FiOS deal: "On Monday, September 29th we announced a deal with Verizon FiOS establishing REVOLT as the dominant player in music television today. Verizon's vote of confidence marks another win for REVOLT and solidifies our place as the new #1 name in music. But our growth won't stop here - we will continue to deliver a Millennial audience to...

2014-10-01 08:40:26

Power Savings Enabled by Unique Techniques and Design Flow Supported by Design Compiler Graphical, IC Compiler and PrimeTime Tools MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- MB86S70 processor designed with ARM(®) Mali(TM)-T624 GPUs, ARM Cortex(®)-A15 and Cortex-A7 processors utilizing ARM big.LITTLE(TM) processor configuration exceeds power-performance targets -- 60 million gate, 28-nm device implemented using hierarchical low power...

2014-10-01 08:40:16

BERN, Switzerland, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DECT Forum, the worldwide association of the wireless home and enterprise communication industry, will exhibit at the Broadband World Forum 2014 in Amsterdam. The DECT Forum will present technology insights together with member companies Binatone, Dialog Semiconductor, DSP Group, Lantiq, and its partner association the ULE Alliance (October 21-23 at booth D12). The DECT Forum, the ULE Alliance and member companies will...

2014-10-01 08:39:51

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With all the news and data on network security, it can be easy to miss that your voice and video services (Unified Communications) are just as susceptible to attacks as the rest of your network. UC services are difficult to secure because they include a wide-range of disparate technologies that range from VoIP to online conferencing to SMS messaging. And each technology requires its own maintenance, user details, and network access. This means...

2014-10-01 08:39:09

ARM DS-5 Altera Edition Toolkit to Support All Altera SoCs, Including Stratix 10 SoC with ARM Cortex-A53 Quad-Core Processor SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARM TechCon--Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) and ARM (LON: ARM; NASDAQ: ARMH) today announced a long-term agreement to expand their strategic partnership for best-in-class embedded software development tools for SoC FPGAs. In 2012, Altera and ARM announced the creation of the ARM® Development Studio 5 (DS-5(TM)) Altera®...


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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Ouya
2013-08-06 15:52:20

The Ouya is a video game console developed by OUYA Inc. and manufactured by Boxer8. It was announced on July 3, 2012 as a new home video game console. On July 10, 2012 a kickstarter campaign was released in an effort to see how many people there were interested in the system. During the kickstarter program the fundraising goal was reached within the first eight hours, and in the first 24 hours it attracted a backer every 5.59 seconds to become the record holder for the best first day...

HTC One S
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Front and back view of the HTC One S. Credit: APPER/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0, 2.5, 2.0 and 1.0) The HTC One S, first unveiled on February 26, 2012, and released for sale on April 2, 2012, is a premium smartphone using the T-Mobile and Telus networks. It runs on the Android 4.0 operating system. It has a 4.3-inch screen and uses the energy efficient PenTile Matrix pixel display for longer battery life and a thinner screen. Features: The phone has an aluminum unibody...

Internet Service Provider
2013-01-20 09:16:23

An internet service provider or ISP is an organization or company that provides access to the internet through copper wires, phone lines, wireless, or fiber-optic cables. There are two types of ISPs, hosting and transit. The hosting ISP is like a co-location center where it will lease server space to people and smaller businesses. The transit ISP provides a large amount of bandwidth to connect hosting ISPs to access ISPs. The ISP can be community owned providing the service as non-profit...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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