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BlackBerry Passport specs have been leaked

BlackBerry Passport specs have been leaked

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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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Smartphone market sees over 300 million device shipments in second quarter

Smartphone market sees over 300 million device shipments in second quarter

Figures show that the lead held by Android is continuing to grow within this competitive marketplace. According to some of the most recent IDC reports, the mobile device shipments in the smartphone market during the second quarter of 2014 reached a record breaking 301.3 million. These sales figures were given a considerable boost by the Android based devices sold for less than $200. At the moment, Android smartphones under that price limit have given the operating system a … Read entire article »

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Technology news is getting exciting for the hitchhiking robot

Technology news is getting exciting for the hitchhiking robot

The Hitchbot has nearly reached its final destination through the sheer kindness of strangers. In Canada, technology news is starting to buzz ahead of the arrival of the Hitchbot hitchhiking robot that has made its way across the country and is now nearing the end of its trek from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Victoria, British Columbia. The creators have stated that the last reports from its mobile devices showed it passed Kelowna B.C. At that time, the technology … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology keeps lions and intruders off African farms

Mobile technology keeps lions and intruders off African farms

What once required a system of kerosene lamps and a large refueling effort now requires only a SIM card. Farmers in the rural area of Kisamis in the Rift Valley of Kenya are too far away from urban centers to be on the national power grid, but are now able to use mobile technology to be able to protect their farms against intruders and lions. The only solution that had previously been available was kerosene lamps to … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology in the form of shoes are coming soon

Wearable technology in the form of shoes are coming soon

A company in India has been developing the latest in wearables that can be worn on a person’s feet. As wearable technology starts to pop up in virtually every type of clothing and jewelry, smart shoes are now being created by a company based in India in order to provide the very latest in tech on the go. These wearables are meant to be an entirely new way to make sure that your tech goes wherever you … Read entire article »

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Patent highlights Microsoft’s interest in augmented reality

Patent highlights Microsoft’s interest in augmented reality

New patent shows that Microsoft still has a strong interest in using augmented reality for gaming A new patent from Microsoft has been revealed, which was filed in January of this year. The patent further outlines Microsoft’s interest in augmented reality and how it can be used in gaming. Augmented reality has become quite attractive to the game industry because of its highly interactive nature. The technology can be used to change the way people see … Read entire article »

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