Product designer Hangil Song explains how the rounded edges were inspired by pebbles in a stream, while sound engineer Joongsam Yun describes how they wanted to make the phone sound like a stroll in the forest. Read full story here.
Asahi Kasei developed an RFID-enabled cellphone charm to hold medical records and important health care information, while France’s Code d’Urgence created a QR code with similar abilities. Mobile electronic medical records are the way of the future and can be crucial in the event of an emergency. These tools are highly mobile, and equip individuals with their medical history wherever they go. Asahi Kasei’s device, which measures 3 centimeters squared, is RFID-enabled and attaches to your cellphone. The device makes use of Sony’s “FeliCa” RFID technology, which is already used throughout Japan in mobile payment systems, such as Tokyo’s SuicaRead More
SquareTrade, an independent warranty provider, subjected Samsung’s hot new Android phone to a drop test. For comparison, it also dropped another hot phone with which you may be familiar: the iPhone 4S. First, SquareTrade dropped the phone from ear level. Second, they gave both phones to two small (and super-cute) kids. Finally it was time for the car test, letting both phones slip off the back trunk of a moving vehicle as it pulls away.
Samsung has recently announced its flagship Android smartphone Galaxy S III. But, is this the best smartphone in the market? We did a quick comparison to find how it stacks up against the competition. via
1. Using Outlook, Nokia PC Suite and iTunes #1 Make sure you have installed iTune, Microsoft Outlook and Nokia PC suite. #2 Connect your Nokia Phone to your computer using data cable/bluetooth/wi-fi. #3 Open Nokia PC Suite, connect it with your phone to synchronize the contact with your Outlook which will transfer all your phone contact to Outlook. #4 Go to Sync -> Sync Options -> Contacts and select the option “Microsoft Outlook” under the section “Syn with contacts application” #5 Click on OK in this window. #6 Now, click on ‘Sync’ button for contacts in the Ovi application home. This synchronises the contacts from yourRead More
The guy on the left, the newly-unveiled Lumia 800, has a 1.4GHz Qualcomm processor paired with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The guy on the right N9 packs a 1GHz TI OMAP chip with 1GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage. Inside the chart below lies the information you need, and the details you crave. Thanks Engadget
Check out how Windows Phone 7.5 offers a truly smarter way to app. Metro Design that delivers a beautiful, integrated experience; Fast App Switching for quick multitasking between apps; Live Tiles that gives updates at a glance; and App Connect that connects searches to apps. Mobile app developers can take an idea to app faster and easier with developer tools are that both powerful and familiar. Build easily, build better, build now with Windows Phone 7.5.
Baidu launched its own mobile applications platform and laid out plans to release a mobile operating system based on it in the future. Named Baidu Yi, the apps platform is based on a heavily modified version of Android. The apps platform launched by the company will allow developers to create applications and games for the company’s upcoming OS, which will be heavily search-centric. The Chinese search giant also launched a new homepage that added social networking and other features to its previously spartan interface. Baidu Yi, will enable third-party application developers to create apps such as games, maps and otherRead More
With this version, Swype has introduced several new gestures for quickly doing some of the most common tasks involving text. You've always been able to use some basic, core Swype gestures, like punctuation words, and jumping quickly to the editing layer. Now swype has added 2 new categories of gestures with this version: Editing gestures and application gestures. Quick Editing - Access cut, copy, paste, and select-all functions in a flash! #1 Cut - Swype from the Swype key to the X key #2 Copy - Swype from the Swype key to the C key #3 Paste - Swype from the Swype key toRead More
Talkatone (free, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) is a service which let you make phone calls over Wifi and 3G for free with Google Voice has expanded its offerings to Facebook with its new app release. As of today the Talkatone iPad and iPhone apps now let you call your Facebook friends using VoIP over Wifi and 3G networks and let you receive free push notifications for Facebook Chat, which are actually quite useful if you’ve long turned off Facebook SMS notifications (as you should). Founded in late 2010, it helps people to utilize Internet on mobile devices for real-time communication. UsersRead More