Friday, 31 August 2012

Will Sharp's lagging production impede 'iPhone 5' launch?


TechRepublic Member | August 31, 2012

Will Sharp's lagging production impede 'iPhone 5' launch?

Sharp is falling behind in its production of screens ahead of Apple's rumored iPhone 5 launch, according to reports. Read more

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Time for Android to radically change the UI

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FAA to study airplane electronic usage, thankfully won't consider voice calls

The FAA has heard the vocal opinions of mobile devices users and will setup a study to evaluate the use of mobile devices at different stages of your flight. Voice calls are not being considered and should NEVER be allowed. Read more

Google adds favorite sports teams and movies to Google Now

Jelly Bean is on the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus smartphone and Google keeps improving the experience with new enhancements to Google Now. Read more

Google adds turn-by-turn, voice-guided navigation for bikers to Google Maps for Android

Google Maps Navigation is one of my favorite features on my Android devices and today Google rolled out enhanced services for bikers. Read more

Samsung announces ATIV S Windows Phone 8 device, looks like a Galaxy S III

Windows Phone 8 announcements are expected from Nokia next week, but Samsung got the jump on everyone with the ATIV S announcement at IFA today in Berlin. Read more

Qualcomm confirms S4 Snapdragon Pro SoC in LG Optimus G

Qualcomm's new S4 Pro quad-core SoC packs a powerful punch, blowing away most of the competition. This new silicon will find a home in LG's upcoming 4G LTE handset, the LG Optimus G. Read more

FCC to review mobile spectrum ownership

The FCC is going to take a closer look at how many airwaves companies should individually own. Read more

IDC: China will surpass U.S. in smartphone shipments this year

China is poised to overtake the U.S. in smartphone shipments this year, according to a new report. Read more

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