Apple thinks that it can save its flagging iPad sales by talking up a new model which is nearly twice the size of anything else out there.
Apparently the fruity cargo cult is expecting its fanboys to choose one of two 12 inch iPads. Jobs’ Mob is also planning two new features for its iPads – a split screen which will make a tablet like two phablets running side by side (hooray) and support for multi-user logins so that if an Apple fanboy gets a friend he can give them access to his Coldplay collection.… Read the rest
Samsung, for the second year in a row, selected the Bentley Reserve (Old Mint) in San Francisco as the venue for announcing a series of products ranging from IoT Artik single mini board computing systems to support for massive In-Memory Database (IMDB) DIMMs with Near Data Processing (NDP) support.… Read the rest
While Apple, along with other vendors, is seeing a decrease in sales of tablets, the outlook is rosy for the iPhone and it appears the company is set to launch two models next month.
Market intelligence company Trendforce said 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch version whill ship in the third quarter of this year, and Apple is hoping that as many as 24 million units will shi[ in that quarter.… Read the rest
A team of researchers at the University of Bristol said they have come up with a technique that will let radio devices transmit and receive on the same channel at the same time.
That means a device will use half as much radio spectrum compared to current systems.… Read the rest
Microsoft’s push into mobile might be stalled by the lack of apps as developers are only interested in writing for Android and iOS, at least that is if you really believe the Tame Apple Press.
Microsoft put the fear of god into Google and Apple by making its new version of Windows accept tweaked Apple and Android apps.… Read the rest
Early product creators of the Internet of Things are starting to reveal how silly things will be under the latest computing trend.
Japanese lingerie maker Triumph International has created an internet bra which can give you verbal pep talks and also help you snap selfies.… Read the rest
The iType Smartwatch has an intelligent, extremely fast keyboard interface in a wrist-worn device. With iType, you not only receive messages, but most importantly, can type a response and run any Android app directly from your wrist. Kickstarter and Pepcom’s Mobile Focus served as its launching platforms with Ryan Ghassabian showing off the working product, writes Darleen Hartley.… Read the rest
Apple Pay appears to have spurred the company’s competitors to get in on the mobile payment act and a report today said that global shipments of moble phones using near field communications (NFC) totalled 400 million units last year.
That, according to research company Topology, is about 20 percent of total shipments worldwide last year.… Read the rest
mSpy, which makes its living selling software to help people spy on iPhone users, has been hacked.
All the details of iPhone user’s Coldplay collections, Klingon Dictionaries, pictures of cats, their mums and sci-fi actresses they would like to sleep with have ended up on a dark web site.… Read the rest
There were over 100 million LTE subscriptions taken out in China last year with China Mobile taking a 90 percent market share.
And in 2015, ABI Research believes that China will overtake the USA to be the biggest 4G market in the world, with 500 million LTE subscriptions.… Read the rest