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Apple Granted Nano-SIM Patent, Making Big Blow In Recent SIM War
2012-03-27 13:16:21

Apple and Nokia are interlocked in a patent battle regarding a technology that hasn't even been produced yet. Apple has proposed a new sim-card, smaller than the micro-SIM its iPhones currently use. The nano-SIM would enable future smartphones a little more room to maneuver when engineering the next generation iPhone. Nokia has its own nano SIM design, one it says is smaller than Apple's current design. The company said that Apple's design would require a tray, taking up more room...

RIM Loses Last Stronghold...Canada
2012-03-22 14:46:59

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Once powerful RIM has definitely seen its share of pain lately. Last spring, the maker of the once iconic BlackBerry smartphones launched its first ever tablet device to gasps and sighs rather than the thunderous applause in sales they had hoped for. They suffered a global service outage in October that sent droves of subscribers switching to other devices. Then in January, a month after announcing their new operating system BlackBerry 10 would be...

2012-03-20 23:00:18

Balluff now offers innovative software solutions for displaying your RFID data on handhelds. Balluff's new easy and customizable Template and BISPortal software packages allow you to access your RFID data anywhere using your mobile Balluff/PSION handheld device. Florence, KY (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Balluff´s RFID handhelds are now available with two new software solutions that allow users to easily customize and display their RFID and bar code data the way they want to see it, without...

Survey: Smartphone Users Unhappy With Battery Life
2012-03-16 09:59:00

A new report by JD Power and Associates finds that the poor battery life of 4G-capable smartphones is driving down consumer ratings, as smartphone users are increasingly placing high demand on functionality of their devices. Lackluster battery life “greatly impacted” customers´ satisfaction with their smartphones, the global marketing services company noted. Because of this, 4G customers are among the least happy customers in the market. The report, compiled from data...


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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...

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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