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New RIM Playbook Upgrade Includes Email
2012-02-22 05:26:55

Research In Motion, the maker of the Blackberry line of smartphones, has finally unleashed the power of its new Playbook line of tablet computers. The Playbook, launched in April 2011, has finally had email, contacts and a calendar added to its new QNX OS, also called PlayBook 2.0, reports Reuters. The software update releases Playbook users from having to tether themselves to a Blackberry for email use. Frost and Sullivan analyst Craig Cartier told Reuters reports Alastair Sharp and...

Motorola Eyeing New Phone Unlocking Method After Losing Patent Case To Apple
2012-02-18 05:45:13

For the first time in any part of the world, Apple has won a patent verdict in their dispute against Motorola Mobility, as a German court ruled that select Motorola phones featuring "slide-to-unlock" functionality infringed upon the iPhone and iPad manufacturer's intellectual property. According to Peter Pachal of Mashable.com, the Munich regional court handed down a pair of verdicts in Apple's favor, declaring that certain Motorola products "infringed on the German part of a broader...

2012-02-15 14:00:00

Developers Kit Incorporates MPU-9150, Pressure Sensor, Microcontroller, Bluetooth and Embedded MotionApps Lite Software for Fast and Easy Development Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE: INVN), the leading provider of MotionTracking devices for consumer electronics, today announced availability of the MotionFit System Developers Kit (SDK) to accelerate design and commercialization of wearable sensor devices for the growing fitness and remote health monitoring...

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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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