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Facebook, HTC Smartphone Possibly Slated For 2013
2012-07-27 06:01:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New reports that surfaced Thursday suggest the oft-rumored Facebook smartphone is the real deal, and that the social networking giant will be teaming with manufacturer HTC on a device due to be released sometime next year. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg reporters Tim Culpan, Adam Satariano and Olga Kharif that the two companies had initially considered releasing the smartphone by the end of the year, but...

2012-06-21 23:01:34

Today SatStation, a division of Atlantic Radiotelephone, Inc., announced immediate availability of the SatStation Extreme Dock for the Iridium 9575 satellite telephone. This dock allows Iridium 9575 satellite phone users to place and receive calls indoors, below decks, in their vehicle or on board their aircraft. The Extreme Dock charges the phone and allows the user to toggle between hands-free and privacy mode. The 10 Watt speaker amplifies the phone ringer so calls can be heard in the...


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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...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.