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The text message celebrates its 25th birthday after first SMS was sent

The text message celebrates its 25th birthday after first SMS was sent

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The world’s first SMS was sent in 1992, having been sent from a computer to Vodaphone network. Twenty five years ago, British engineer Neil Papworth sent the world’s very first text message. Papworth sent the message from a computer to a cell phone on the Vodaphone network. The mobile phone belonged to Richard Jarvis, who was the director of Vodaphone in 1992. The first SMS text message was quite short and reflected the time … Read entire article »

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Why an external battery charger will be a top stocking stuffer purchase this Black Friday

Why an external battery charger will be a top stocking stuffer purchase this Black Friday

Mogix is ready for yet another record breaking holiday season, and this year it’s starting with coupon codes. Fans of the Mogix external battery charger will be thrilled to know the company is offering a 36 percent off coupon code for Amazon shoppers on Black Friday long weekend (starting Today at 4:00PM (PST) through Monday at 11:59pm). To take advantage of the savings, customers simply need to enter the discount code MGXHODAY during the checkout process. This … Read entire article »

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Samsung takes lead in rapidly growing Indian smartphone market

Samsung takes lead in rapidly growing Indian smartphone market

Vendors shipped an estimated 80 million units of the mobile phones in the country during Q1,Q2 and Q3. The Indian smartphone market is continuing its massive growth rate, having increased by 29 percent last quarter, says research firm CMR. Shipments of the devices are expected to reach the 262 million units mark for the year, by the end of the fourth quarter. This most recent forecast is based on the fact that 80 million mobile handset units … Read entire article »

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Human QR code breaks world record in China

Human QR code breaks world record in China

Chinese students have successfully come together to create the largest ever quick response code made of people. A whopping 2.5 thousand Chinese students recently joined together to create the largest human QR code that has ever existed. The students joined together in the country’s Henan province to break the previous existing record. There were a total of 2,520 students from Sias International University who created the QR code. The students from the university in the city of Zhengzhou … Read entire article »

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Facebook mobile ad growth drives the social network’s earnings higher

Facebook mobile ad growth drives the social network’s earnings higher

The company’s financial performance moves upward despite criticism regarding Russia’s U.S. election interference. Facebook mobile ad growth is pushing the company’s earnings upward despite the negative press the company has been receiving. The social network has received heavy criticism regarding the role it played in Russia’s interference in the American presidential election last year. The company revealed that its quarterly revenue has spiked to $10.3 billion, a massive year over year growth. Facebook’s quarterly revenue of $10.3 billion … Read entire article »

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Hamburger emoji cheese placement generates massive debate

Hamburger emoji cheese placement generates massive debate

Android users all have an opinion about where the cheese should go and the Google CEO has made it a top priority. The Android hamburger emoji underwent an update that has generated a massive amount of controversy about where the cheese should be placed. While the debate started small, it rapidly took off to the point that even Google’s CEO said he was making it his top priority. The position of the cheese on the hamburger seems … Read entire article »

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Project Loon balloons bring digital relief to Puerto Rico

Project Loon balloons bring digital relief to Puerto Rico

Solar powered stratospheric balloons have launched to bring internet and cellular service to the island’s remote areas. Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, launched its Project Loon balloons to deliver digital services to remote areas of Puerto Rico. The unincorporated American territory’s rural cell phone towers were destroyed by Hurricane Maria, cutting off all service. The stratospheric balloons are able to reconnect locals to the internet and provide cellular service again. Two of the Project Loon balloons have already … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality car design techniques among Ford’s latest strategies

Augmented reality car design techniques among Ford’s latest strategies

The automaker is using Microsoft’s HoloLens as a part of its process for creating future models. Ford has joined a growing number of companies using Microsoft’s HoloLens, in this case as an augmented reality car designing tool. The AR headset has been taking gradual steps into the commercial market in 2017. Ford is joined by NASA, Lowe’s, Volkswagen, Volvo and Audi among others testing the HoloLens. In actuality, Ford has been using the Microsoft HoloLens headset for a … Read entire article »

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Levi’s smart jacket is finally becoming available to consumers

Levi’s smart jacket is finally becoming available to consumers

This wearable technology was first demonstrated quite a while ago and now shoppers can finally try it. The Levi’s smart jacket was initially unveiled two years ago, and consumers have been waiting for their own chance to try it out. Now, the touch-sensitive fabric has been integrated into a jacket with a smart sleeve. This clothing with a smart sleeve will be sold for about $350 for consumers who want tech right in their outfit. The smart jacket … Read entire article »

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Google local library search results now result from ebook queries

Google local library search results now result from ebook queries

The tech giant is making it easier for mobile device users to locate digital copies at nearby libraries. A new Google local library search feature is making it simpler for readers to locate digital copies of the books they want and that can be found nearby. The tech giant announced this week that it has added the new feature and that it will show up in book title results. Searching for books on Google already displays a … Read entire article »

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iPhone X unveiling underscores Apple’s pricing strategy angle

iPhone X unveiling underscores Apple’s pricing strategy angle

The Californian device maker has launched a new luxury smartphone with an even higher price tag. Apple’s new iPhone X has made a luxury splash in a lineup of devices that has always been known for its technological advancements. This smartphone has been designed to rise above previous iPhones, and it has the striking price tag to match. Moreover, it looks as though this higher price point could be the ongoing trend for the brand. The luxury … Read entire article »

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