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.
The Olympics are over, and whether you were watching or not, you probably couldn’t avoid their sponsors’ ads. Unmetric, a service that tracks brands’ online presence, collected data leading up to the Games to see how sponsors stacked up against each other. “The Olympics represent the grandest stage in all of sports, bringing together the greatest athletes from around the world. This grandness and competition is mirrored by the brands sponsoring the event in their efforts on social media,” says Unmetric CEO, Lux Narayan. “Within this competitive landscape, brands are doing their best to become the business equivalent of Michael Phelps.Read More
It’s no secret enterprises have begun to adopt tablets with the same fervor of consumers. Since the debut of Apple’s iPad in Jan. 2010, the integration of tablet devices into our lives and work has progressed rapidly — so fast that it’s sometimes hard to put in perspective how quickly got here. The exclusively obtained infographic below breaks down how far workforce adoption of tablet technology has come — and where it’s headed. In overall world market share for tablets, the iPad clobbers all others. The iPad accounted for nearly 80 percent of worldwide tablet sales during the past 12 months,Read More
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
Carrier IQ has recently found itself swimming in controversy. The analytics company and its eponymous software have come under fire from security researchers, privacy advocates and legal critics not only for the data it gathers, but also for its lack of transparency regarding the use of said information. Carrier IQ claims its software is installed on over 140 million devices with partners including Sprint, HTC and allegedly, Apple and Samsung. Nokia, RIM and Verizon Wireless have been alleged as partners, too, although each company denies such claims. Ostensibly, the software's meant to improve the customer experience, though in nearly everyRead More
txtRng:) an innovative, modern stylus ring for ipad, iphone, ipod, ipod nano and other touch screens and small electronic devices. The txtRng:)™ is designed as a functional, ergonomic "on hand" accessory that enables accurate texting, Internet navigation, drawing, gaming and typing on touch screens and small electronic devices. It is Fabricated from high-grade silicone to fit on the thumbs or index fingers, allowing consumers the option of keeping a tool "on hand" that enhances the accuracy of their mobile and everyday electronic devices. Preorder for just $29.99 with free shipping in the continental United States. Preorders are expected to ship theRead More
Take a look through the infographic below to study the roots and progression of the Apple/Samsung lawsuit. Apple and Samsung are engaged in a heated mobile device patent war consisting of many legal battles in several different countries.
The Digital Living Network Alliance® (DLNA®) today announced that Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct has been incorporated into its Interoperability Guidelines. Wi-Fi Direct is a certification by the Wi-Fi Alliance® for products that are capable of device-to-device connections without the presence of a traditional home, office or hotspot network. Through incorporation into the DLNA Interoperability Guidelines, Wi-Fi Direct will expand on the existing Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ devices supported by DLNA to enhance wireless connectivity for consumers globally. DLNA and WiFi offer the promise of simple, wireless media streaming without the need for that pesky router middleman. The Digital Living Network Alliance hasRead More
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Android 4.0 is coming, and it's going to be glorious. Which devices will get Ice Cream Sandwich? - Asus Padfone - Asus Transformer Prime - Asus Eee Pad Transformer - HTC Rezound - HTC Vivid - LG Optimus 2X - Motorola Droid RAZR - Motorola Droid Bionic - Motorola Xoom - Motorola Xoom 2, Xoom 2 Media Edition - Samsung Galaxy Nexus - Samsung Nexus S - Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket - All Sony Ericsson Xperia 2011 devices If you don't see your device listed, don't fret yet. If it hasn't been confirmed or denied, the OEM's likely still deciding which products will get the upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich. Keep checking backRead More