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Smartphone battery life may not improve by shutting it off at night

Smartphone battery life may not improve by shutting it off at night

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Even if you try to give your mobile devices a nap at night, it won’t necessarily improve the lifespan of its power supply. Among the most common practices of mobile device owners in order to try to improve – or at least maintain – smartphone battery life is to shut the device down at night in order to give it a rest from being used. However, a technology expert is now suggesting that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Gadgets, Technology News

Amazon drones could use smartphone technology to locate customers

Amazon drones could use smartphone technology to locate customers

The online marketplace has been looking into this delivery technology for some time and is filing many patents. At this point, it doesn’t come as a surprise to many that Amazon drones are in the works at the massive online marketplace, which loves to invest in the creation of new and potentially revolutionary forms of technology, but recent patent application publications have revealed a great deal more as to the way that the delivery system could … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Gadgets, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, United States

Consumers are cautioned against using illegal mobile phone repeaters

Consumers are cautioned against using illegal mobile phone repeaters

Australian technology users are being warned that the use of these devices is against the law. Despite the fact that mobile phone repeaters are very easy for Australians to purchase when they want to improve the cellular reception that they are able to access at home, many don’t realize that these devices can actually be dangerous and they are illegal without appropriate licenses. The Australian Communications and Media Authority is warning that using them could bring on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, International, Technology News

Facebook makes technology news by welcoming developers to Internet.org

Facebook makes technology news by welcoming developers to Internet.org

The social network giant has proceeded with the project despite considerable controversy over net neutrality. Amid a sea of protests and accusations from activists, Facebook Inc. is making technology news headlines with its launch of its Internet.org platform for developers as of this week, so that they will be able to begin the creation of new websites and apps. The platform has been designed to provide internet access to individuals in emerging markets who wouldn’t otherwise have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Technology News

Would Planned Obsolescence Control Ever Fly in The United States?

Would Planned Obsolescence Control Ever Fly in The United States?

LOS ANGELES, CA: Planned obsolescence is a type of policy that is particularly present in the technology industry but that is also expanding into many other areas, as well, in which consumer goods/appliances are deliberately created so that they will quickly need to be replaced. This occurs by designing and manufacturing those products by using non-durable materials, ending the creation of replacement parts, and frequently changing the designs for next gen models. Some countries have made … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, International, Technology News, Trends

Mobile technology ownership in Sub-Saharan Africa explodes

Mobile technology ownership in Sub-Saharan Africa explodes

The number of people who have cell phones is continuing its tremendously rapid rise in that region. A recent report issued by the Pew Research Center, following a survey that was conducted by that well reputed company, has indicated that Sub-Saharan Africa is continuing a massive growth in mobile technology ownership, and that the penetration of cell phones is only keeping up this very rapid rate. The report was interesting as it pointed out that the region … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Technology News

Wearable technology is taking off with the Apple Watch

Wearable technology is taking off with the Apple Watch

Apple Watch pre-orders draw more attention to wearable technology A new generation for wearable technology may have dawned now that Apple Watch pre-orders are available. Over the weekend, pre-orders for Apple’s new wearable device were made available, and many people have already ordered their Watches. On the first day that the pre-orders went live, more than 1 million people ordered an Apple Watch, some of whom may be waiting several months after the Watch is official … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Technology News