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2015-03-25 12:23:09

Patent Office Confirms Validity of TransData's '294 Patent During Reexamination DALLAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransData, Inc., received notice that the U.S.

2015-03-25 12:22:41

Consumers embrace the benefits of the new smart energy technologies ATLANTA, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smart Grid Consumer

2015-03-25 12:21:19

Maxwell's Engine Start Module will be available on Kenworth's T680 and T880 SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell

2015-03-25 12:21:17

Bringing Fuel Efficient Technologies to Your Community VANCOUVER, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is happy to announce that the

2015-03-25 12:20:41

Electronic Pre-Screening and Pre-Clearance Available in 31 States ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has named

2015-03-25 08:39:38

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei today demonstrated its IP + optical and Transport Software-Defined Networking (TSDN) applications at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference

2015-03-25 08:39:09

TESSCO Technologies offers RADWIN's high-capacity wireless broadband portfolio throughout the USA TEL AVIV, Israel, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com),

2015-03-25 08:39:00

Maxim Integrated's IO-Link smart temperature sensor reference design lowers cost and increases uptime for industrial control and automation. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-25 08:38:35

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile technology offers many opportunities to grow consumer and merchant payments alike.


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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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