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Sharp reportedly laying off 5,000 employees, focusing more on smartphone displays and bigger, better TVs for US market
Posted On 10 May 2013 By Jamie Rigg. Under: Uncategorized.
Sharp finally had something positive to report a couple of months ago when it received a much-need cash injection from Samsung, but today's news isn't so rosy. According to The Asahi Shimbun, Sharp will reveal a three-year management plan next Tue...
San Francisco reneges on proposed cellphone warning sticker, leaves citizens to chat at their own risk
Posted On 08 May 2013 By Zach Honig. Under: Uncategorized.
Californians already see earthquake notices in elevators and falling rock signs on the beach, but if certain lawmakers had managed to get their way, locals would find warning stickers on their cellphones, too. The proposed tags, which detail energ...
Posted On 07 May 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Sharp announced that they have produced 3 new 2013 summer smart phone models for SoftBank: AQUOS PHONE Xx SoftBank 206SH, AQUOS PHONE ss SoftBank 205SH and Simple Smartphone 204SH. AQUOS PHONE Xx SoftBank 206SH - To be released after mid-June - Approx. 5.0 inch full HD (1920×1080 dot) display - Digital terrestrial broadcasting tuner is [...]
Posted On 25 Apr 2013 By Steve Dent. Under: Uncategorized.
Q1 2013 marks the first time that smartphones made up the majority of cellphones shipped across the world, according to numbers from industry analyst IDC. 216 million handsets with computer-like functionality left factories compared to 419 million...
Posted On 16 Apr 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
Most of us who've followed the history of Android tend to presume that it was a single-minded effort to open up the smartphone world. Not so, ex-Android chief Andy Rubin says. The OS co-creator just mentioned at a Tokyo summit that Android was first ...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
NTT Docomo is releasing their new double-screened smart phone “MEDIAS W N-05E” manufactured by NEC CASIO Mobile Communications on April 18 in Japan. We had the chance to actually touch this new cool smart phone at NTT Docomo’s 2013 spring line-up event in January and wrote about it then. Dimensions: 136 x 64 x 12.2mm [...]
Posted On 12 Apr 2013 By Steve Dent. Under: Uncategorized.
Thanks to an NYPD pilot program, over 400 officers have special Android smartphones that allow them to pull up suspect data on the spot, according to the New York Times. Patrol car-mounted laptops can be slow and cumbersome, while the call-disabled h...
BUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glance
Posted On 10 Apr 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Buffalo is releasing 2 models of its mobile battery that can be used for both iPhone and Android smartphones in late April; 5,200mAh capacity “BSMPB04″ (iPhone can be recharged fully 3 times), and 2,600mAh capacity “BSMPB03″ (iPhone can be recharged fully 1.5 times). There is an LED display on the unit to tell you the [...]
Posted On 06 Apr 2013 By Mark Hearn. Under: Uncategorized.
Taking a play-before-you-pay approach, for a limited time, US Cellular is giving prospective customers the option to try its network without committing to a service agreement. This offer is available in select markets, including Eureka, CA, Klamath F...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 By Alexis Santos. Under: Uncategorized.
Cast your memory back to last summer. Sweep away memories of iPhone 5 leaks galore, and you might remember that the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) asked the FCC to reevaluate its radiation limits for mobile phones. Now a few seasons later,...