Emotions lead people buy smartphones with bigger screens!

By on June 5, 2014 at 4:47 PM.

Emotions lead people buy smartphones with bigger screens!

Do you know why people prefer smartphones with bigger screens? It is to fulfill their emotional needs. People may find bigger screens more emotionally satisfying because they are using smartphones for entertainment as well as for communication purposes, a new research led by an Indian-origin scientist reveals. More →
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Today’s smart device is tomorrow’s advertising platform

By on May 22, 2014 at 11:50 AM.

Today’s smart device is tomorrow’s advertising platform

The connected home and the smart, autonomous car promise consumers new levels of control, comfort, understanding and security, but, if Google's vision of that technological future comes to pass, it could also mean pop-up ads on everything from the fridge and the thermostat to the car dashboard and every internet-connected device in-between. More →
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Samsung to expand biometric sensors across all smartphones

By on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

Samsung to expand biometric sensors across all smartphones

Samsung is planning to integrate fingerprint scanners into all of its smartphones and tablets and not just save the technology for flagship phone customers. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, the company's senior vice president, Rhee In-jong, confirmed that Samsung wants to add the extra layer of security to all of its mobile devices and that soon fingerprint scanning would be joined by iris scanning too. More →
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A smarter way to power smart devices

By on May 6, 2014 at 10:54 AM.

A smarter way to power smart devices

Researchers at Rice University have managed to build an ultra-slim, ultra-flexible battery that could be the key to powering smartwatches and fitness bands for longer and to creating folding phones. Building a battery small enough to fit inside a wearable tech device, be it smartglasses or a smartwatch, isn't difficult. However, creating one small and light enough that can actually offer the user more than a few hours' continued use is still a huge challenge. More →
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Gorilla glass maker Corning targets tie ups in India

By on April 24, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

Gorilla glass maker Corning targets tie ups in India

Corning, which makes Gorilla glass used in smartphones, is eyeing domestic handset makers to strengthen its presence and increase revenue from the country, which is a key mobile phone market. "The reason we are here this week is to get the message out about Gorilla but also to spend some time with some of the local domestic players and understand their needs," Corning Gorilla Glass Director (Worldwide Sales and Applications Engineering) James Hollis said here. More →
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New lens that can turn any smartphone into a portable microscope

By on April 17, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

New lens that can turn any smartphone into a portable microscope

A lens that sticks to any device's camera and makes it possible to see things magnified dozens of times on the screen can turn any smartphone or tablet computer into a hand-held microscope, scientists say. The soft, pliable lens currently magnifies by 15 times, but researchers are creating an improved version that will magnify objects up to 150 times. More →
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