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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”

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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 »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Commerce, Technology News

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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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 »

Filed under: Gadgets, International, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

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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