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Mobile technology can safely be used on airplanes

Mobile technology can safely be used on airplanes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A European regulator has now determined that cell phone use does not present an aircraft safety risk. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now determined that mobile technology such as cell phones do not pose an aircraft safety risk, which means that airlines regulated by that authority will be able to allow their passengers to be able to use their devices throughout the length of their flights. Mobile devices were previously required … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry Passport has already sold out

BlackBerry Passport has already sold out

Against all odds, the CEO of the company is projecting profits for the company by next year. The uniquely shaped square BlackBerry Passport smartphone, which went on sale on Wednesday had already sold out in several places by Thursday and Friday, marking a striking new interest in the mobile devices produced by that brand, when compared to previous launches. The store on the company’s own website and on Amazon.com were both indicating that they were sold out. Only … Read entire article »

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Smartphone trends show most shoppers don’t like device use in lines

Smartphone trends show most shoppers don’t like device use in lines

Recent research has revealed that the majority of people don’t like standing in checkout lines with others using devices. Among the largest smartphone trends outside of the various devices that have been released and the directions being taken in mobile commerce, marketing, and payments, is the etiquette surrounding the actual use of these gadgets. Nearly everyone now owns some form of cell phone, but this has been a development that has come on quite quickly. Due to the … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality makes its way into the “home of the future”

Augmented reality makes its way into the “home of the future”

The concept may seem dated but the experience of the latest technology is as fun as it ever was. Panasonic took an old school idea right to the cutting edge at this year’s IFA tech show in Berlin, stepping away from the modern display to which we have become accustomed at these types of events, in favor of an augmented reality based view of how the not too distant future may appear as technology steps into … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology war continues between Apple and Samsung

Mobile technology war continues between Apple and Samsung

The battle for the product ban continues despite the fact that a federal judge has ruled to the contrary. Even though a ruling made by a federal judge has stated that the mobile technology product infringements by Samsung should not ban that company from producing them, Apple still feels differently and is escalating its efforts to try to block that competitor from continuing with those offerings. Apple believes that the infringing products being sold by Samsung should … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry Passport specs have been leaked

BlackBerry Passport specs have been leaked

The latest handset from the struggling Canadian company has had its specifications released earlier than intended. September will be a month in which a number of new mobile devices will be hitting the market shelves, and while the BlackBerry Passport is one of them, it seems that the company wasn’t quite able to keep the smartphone’s specifications hidden quite that long. Mobile device makers are finding it increasingly difficult to stop this type of information from leaking … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology market in the United States still led by Samsung

Mobile technology market in the United States still led by Samsung

Apple is holding onto the second spot among American smartphone owning consumers. According to new mobile technology news data that has been released by Counterpoint Research, Samsung is still managing to hold the lead position in the American market. This, according to the information that has been collected regarding the number of smartphone shipments. The report showed that during the second quarter of 2014, Samsung was able to take 36.1 percent of smartphone shipments in the United States. … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology isn’t seeing astounding sales figures

Wearable technology isn’t seeing astounding sales figures

Some are starting to ask whether or not the market is going to die off before it really took hold. Regardless of the dramatic hype that has been generated for products from Google, Apple, and Samsung, there is a growing number of analysts that are starting to say that wearable technology – ranging from smartwatches to augmented reality glasses and fitness bands – may never see the types of sales figures that have been achieved by … Read entire article »

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