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2014-10-28 12:27:56

JookBox speakers work with an app that allows multiple users to contribute to a single playlist BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JookBox speakers combine the portability and affordability of travel speakers, with the sound quality and expansion options of mounted entertainment systems. These durable speakers are app-enabled and allow multiple users to contribute their individual music to a collaborative playlist that can be streamed through up to 10 speakers at once....

2014-10-28 12:23:32

Experienced union employees remain locked out by company METROPOLIS, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union is calling for an investigation after photos and videos taken Sunday evening showed suspected hazardous gas escaping the Honeywell uranium conversion facility in Metropolis, Ill. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The suspected release of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) comes nearly three months after Honeywell...

2014-10-28 08:45:39

4th Annual Talkin' Cloud 100 report identifies World's Top Cloud Computing Companiesin the IT Channel WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., a Ricoh company, ranks number 25 among the world's Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Penton Media's fourth-annual Talkin' Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $23.4 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2013, up nearly 44 percent from what they reported the...

2014-10-28 08:44:47

New TekSmartLab(TM) Improves the Teaching and Learning Experience for Instructors and Students Alike, Centralizes Management of up to 120 Instruments BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced the industry's first wireless lab instrument management solution for quickly setting up and efficiently managing basic electronics engineering laboratories at colleges and universities. The new...

2014-10-28 08:44:43

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), the market and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design solutions, today announced its newest offering and key building block in the Xpedition® platform, the Xpedition Systems Designer product for multi-board systems connectivity. The Xpedition Systems Designer product captures the hardware description of multi-board systems, from logical system definition down to the individual PCBs,...

2014-10-28 08:44:21

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) a global provider of audio and visual communication solutions announced today the launch of its New ClearOne Connections Partner Program. With the rapid emergence of personal video capabilities among Internet connected desktops and mobile devices, coupled with the increasing demand for traditional video-conferencing capabilities; unrivaled opportunities abound for service providers and telecom agents selling voice,...

2014-10-28 08:43:58

Success Drives Panasonic SoC Adoption of IC Compiler II MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights -- IC Compiler II enables first-time working silicon for high-performance multimedia design in 40-nm technology -- 5X faster design implementation enables faster turn-around-time for large partitions -- Ability to seamlessly handle more modes and corners drastically improves signoff convergence and reduces ECO iterations Synopsys,...

2014-10-28 08:43:55

iML Technology Provides Superior Distributed Architecture for LED Lamps and Tubes FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced an improved alternating current (AC) step driver for light emitting diode (LED) lighting applications. Combined with other iML offerings, the iML8684 provides a complete solution for LED light bulb and LED tube applications....

2014-10-28 08:43:00

South Africa's Original VoIP Innovator Provides Services That Cross Multiple VoIP Networks Through PortaOne's All-In-One Softswitch and Customer Management Platform VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the vast majority of Africa, South Africa is the continent's engine of economic and technical growth--and in the VoIP field, Centracom has helped redefine efficiency for thousands of South African businesses. Founded in 2008, Centracom is known as the...

2014-10-28 08:42:56

Sohail Khan and Forrest Norrod add Valuable Expertise as Independent Directors MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced the appointment of two accomplished executives to its board of directors, bringing the total number of independent directors to nine. Sohail Khan is an experienced technology veteran with a more than 30 years track record of...


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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...

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

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”....

Ballbot
2013-09-24 16:10:08

A ballbot is a mobile robot that moves and balances on one wheel. It is dynamically stable and capable of a larger range of movement than other types of robots, because it can maneuver better in tighter spaces. It runs on the same principles as those of an inverted pendulum, It is thought that this robot could make great personal or service robots in the future. Currently, ballbot robots can only traverse smooth surfaces, but it is thought that models could be easily adapted to move on rough...

800px-Gizmondo
2013-09-06 09:35:02

The Gizmondo is a handheld gaming console released on March 19, 2005 by Tiger Telematics. The original device was called Gametrac and first published on its website in October 2003 regarding a new device being developed. In January 2004 it debuted as a concept product; it was renamed the Gizmondo in August 2004. It was released in the United Kingdom on March 19, 2005. An estimated 4,500 units were expected to sell in the first hour of release but only 1,000 were purchased. In Sweden,...

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