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2014-09-30 04:21:37

NUREMBERG, Germany, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global market research agency, GfK, has released part of its 2015 forecasts for sales of technology devices, showing that the stable global forecast hides multi-billion dollar changes at country level. GfK's technology device forecasts cover 70 different digital device types globally and indicate that the overall market in 2015 will remain at one trillion USD, just as it has been since 2011. However, the 10 largest...

2014-09-30 00:22:27

DRESDEN, Germany, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliatek GmbH, the world's leading company in the production and commercialization of organic solar films, has successfully completed its C-Financing round by raising 18 million EUR. This Round was led by AQTON SE, an investment holding of German entrepreneur Stefan Quandt, with participation of all prior investors, Bosch, BASF, Innogy Venture Capital[1], Wellington Partners, eCAPITAL, HTGF and TGFS. Since the foundation of...

2014-09-30 00:22:21

BEIJING, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gionee, the previous record-holder for the thinnest smartphone, broke its own record and announced the latest model, the Gionee ELIFE S5.1 International version with 5.1mm thickness. The ultra thin deign has earned ELIFE S5.1 its own GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title as the thinnest smartphone in the world. The world top 10 smartphone manufacturer shows how fast the smartphone industry develops in half a year....

2014-09-29 23:14:14

The team at Phone Doctors ® have gotten their hands on the Apple iPhone 6 and immediately began tearing the device down to see exactly what makes it tick. A 15 minute video, available on YouTube, takes the masses through the inner-workings of the iPhone 6 and everything it has to offer for the purpose of education and entertainment. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 With the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus release just days in the past, the professionals at Phone Doctors took a...

2014-09-29 23:13:27

Expanded Sales Team Continues to Enhance Customer Experience San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat® dealer in San Diego and the Pacific Region, is proud to announce the expansion of the San Diego machine sales team with the addition of Ross Farmer as Assistant Sales Manager. Farmer began his career in the insurance industry where he gained more than 12 years of sales experience. He recently served as President of Comprehensive Benefits Advisors and...

2014-09-29 23:13:24

The online home improvement store consistently expands its catalog with new and innovative products. This month, the store has added the new paintable sealant OSI Quad Max. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 TheHardwareCity.com now stocks the newly patented professional window, door and siding sealant, OSI Quad Max in white. The online home improvement store makes high quality professional products available to all at discounted prices. The new OSI Quad Max Sealant offers high...

2014-09-29 23:13:08

DianhuaChina.com offers free calls to China to celebrate China’s National Day. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 DianhuaChina.com offers all Chinese customers living abroad an unbelievable offer on China National Day: free calls to any landline in China on October 1st. Even though travelling to China may be an appealing thought for Chinese living abroad, it is definitely easier to call home and wish everybody “Happy National Day!” with the offer launched by...

2014-09-29 23:12:04

Davron Technologies, Inc. introduces the DTI-226-300, an electrically heated indexing conveyor oven designed to cure brake linings for a Tier 1 automotive supplier. Chattanooga, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Davron Technologies, Inc. designed and manufactured the DTI-226-300, an electrically heated indexing conveyor oven designed to cure brake linings for a Tier 1 automotive supplier. Prior to commissioning the DTI-226-300, Davron’s customer cured the linings by placing them in a...

2014-09-29 23:11:24

As part of a new owner-operator awareness campaign, Webasto has been invited to educate students at U.S. Truck Driving Training Schools about idle reduction and fuel saving technology. Fenton, MI. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 As the North America Class 8 truck population and demand for truck drivers continues to increase, Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America decided to take a unique approach in reaching new drivers. Webasto has partnered with United States Truck Driving Training...

2014-09-29 23:10:58

Bicycle advocacy organization BikeWalkKC has partnered with Dero to help local businesses and communities meet bike parking needs. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 BikeWalkKC and Dero have teamed up to help Kansas City, Missouri companies and communities meet the growing demand for bike parking. In Kansas City, the use of alternative modes of transportation is a growing trend. As new bike lanes and routes pop up throughout the region, demand for bicycle parking is on the rise...


Latest Technology Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

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”....

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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