While ereader devices, such as Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, or iRex are excellent products for storing thousands of ebooks and making it possible for people with normal eyesight to read their book collections from the sharp screen, these new devices haven’t really helped people with poor eyesight. There are many people with dyslexia, weak eyes […]
Archive for November 12th, 2009
First, the world had mobile phones with tiny screens and numeric keypads. As text messaging and email access became popular applications on the phones, some manufacturers designed devices with compact qwerty keyboards for more convenient typing. Another design revolution was originated by Apple when it introduced an excellent touch screen technology to mobile phones. The […]
Reuters – The fall in the handset market stopped in the third quarter, helped by clearing of inventories of unsold phones and booming sales on the so-called grey market in countries like China, research firm Gartner said on Thursday.
AFP – Global sales of mobile phones reversed a slide that began late last year and turned positive in third quarter 2009, a trend expected to accelerate thanks to smartphones, a study disclosed on Thursday.
Reuters – A new technology to prevent lithium-ion batteries from catching fire or exploding in laptops and mobile phones may be on the market as soon as the first quarter of 2010, its inventor said on Wednesday.
PC World – T-Mobile USA doubled down on 3G (third-generation) data Wednesday, introducing a second USB dongle for laptops and lowering prices for the end-of-year holiday season.
Reuters – The world’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia launched three new CDMA phones on Wednesday and said it remained committed to the standard, which has long been overshadowed by the more global GSM.
PC Magazine – A settlement between mobile phone users and companies that charged them for downloaded ringtones and games they thought were free was approved by a court on Tuesday.