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2014-12-16 23:00:33

Researchmoz announces new market research report on "M2M and Telematics Solutions and Market Opportunities" to its huge database.

2014-12-16 20:20:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing popularity of e-learning and distance education modules has led to the expansion of the enterprise video

2014-12-16 16:27:01

GE provides value-added workshops and training to help customers realize the potential of the company's revolutionary automation software solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-16 16:26:16

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-12-16 16:24:44

Study Supports Tepper School Professor's Groundbreaking Work in "Collective Intelligence" PITTSBURGH, Dec.

2014-12-16 16:24:43

DENVER, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automation is fundamentally transforming the travel experience and nowhere is this more evident than at international borders.

2014-12-16 16:22:24

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TETRA Technologies, Inc.

2014-12-16 16:22:23

Actual Wind Power Potential Even Higher BONN, Germany, Dec.


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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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