It’s become part of the restaurant table setting: knife, fork, napkin and cell phone. A Los Angeles restaurant is hoping a 5% from your meal will keep you off your phone for the duration of a meal. Patrons interested in the discount must check their tech at the door before being seated at Eva Restaurant on Beverly Boulevard, reports the SCPR. This discount, of course, suggests that the restaurant feels there’s something to be gained from keeping people disconnected. Chef and owner Mark Gold calls the offer a tactic to avoid distracted dining. “It’s really not about people disrupting other guests. EvaRead More
Finland, the townspeople in Savonlinna hosted the 13th annual Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships. Ere Karjalainen says drinking the previous day helped him secured victory in the mobile phone throwing world championships with a record-breaking 332 foot throw in Savonlinna, Finland. Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships take place in Finland Contestants compete in three categories in the annual championships – the traditional over the shoulder style where the aim is to throw the phone as far as possible, the Freestyle category where contestants are judged on aesthetics and creativity and the junior category for children under the age of 12. According to theRead More
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
Love Windows Phone,now let the world know with Windows Phone Gear Store on CafePress where you can buy T-shirts, mugs, stickers, magnets, water bottles, and more with the fun “I Heart Windows Phone” logo on them. The store is a work in progress, and still tweaking the product selection and design. It will continue to add new products and designs over time. Also, all products are offered at the base cost, they are not making any money off of this. The shop will let you grab mugs, t-shirts, stickers, magnets and more emblazoned with "I Heart Windows Phone" in icons.
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.
A poll conducted by U.K.-based mobile news site Recombu among 2,000 adults revealed that almost half (47%) of the England sends sexy texts to their significant other. Among them, about 11% have mistakenly sent sexts to the wrong person, such as family members or friends.
Online-Education.net, which pulled together separate studies by the University of British Columbia and Common Sense Media to create the below infographic.
Look at the size and look at the price! They were heavy, the battery life was short, and the per-minute rate was prohibitive. But hey, let's take it to the beach and chit-chat! :) Oh boy, we have come a looooong way ...
Liquipel is a new revolutionary technology that will protect your electronic device inside and out, including charging port and headphone jack and there is NO case required. Liquipel covers devices inside and out with a transparent coating thinner than a human hair that causes water to bead right off their previously moisture-sensitive elements. Properly sealed up with Liquipel, the company claims a smartphone can survive full submergence in water. And just to prove the point, you can see a new Liquipel-treated iPhone 4S back up that claim in the video below. Apple iPhone 4S Water Test With Liquipel - NO CASE Tt handle'sRead More
When the mobile phone debuted decades ago, it was a device primarily used by police, taxi drivers and truckers or the wealthiest in business. Today, cell phones are so pervasive that you cannot walk five steps without seeing a person talking or texting. Better yet the devices have more capabilities and at a fraction of the cost of the phone of yesterday. Today's mobile phone have talking, texting, web, gaming and video capabilities. And the good news is you don't have to break the bank for your mobile devices.