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BlackBerry announces willingness to stop making smartphones

BlackBerry announces willingness to stop making smartphones

CEO John Chen stated that if turnaround efforts aren’t successful, they may stop releasing the handsets. John Chen has now released a warning that has said that if the turnaround efforts being made by BlackBerry don’t manage to gain traction, the company may find that it will have to stop producing smartphones, at least at the rate at which they have been releasing them. That said, before that time, there are still some strategies that the Canadian … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology offerings expand in the US With Liquid Leap+

Wearable technology offerings expand in the US With Liquid Leap+

Acer has brought this new device to the shelves in the form of an $80 fitness tracker. In the consumer electronics industry, there is one area that has been explosive in its growth over the last while, and that is wearable technology, particularly when it comes to health and fitness tracking. Now, Acer has announced that it is bringing its Liquid Leap+ into the mix to add another option in the U.S. In wearable technology, there are already … Read entire article »

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Scottish company attempts to bring wearable technology to golfers

Scottish company attempts to bring wearable technology to golfers

A firm from Edinburgh has now announced that it will be investing £415,000 into its wearables. A company from Edinburgh, Scotland, has announced its intentions to take an investment of £415,000 and will be sending it inward in order to be able to launch a new wearable technology product that is geared toward a market in golf. The deal was led by the Equity Gap business angel, before two other investors joined into the venture. The other investors … Read entire article »

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The market for wearable technology could soon include 385 million people

The market for wearable technology could soon include 385 million people

If the wearables market does grow as many expect it will, it could potentially alter the way we “consume and use information”. Erinn Murphy and Christof Fischer, of the bank and asset firm, Piper Jaffray, recently released a note to clients that stated that “wearable technology will be the next generation of devices to transform how individuals consume and use information.” While the adoption of smartwatches has not been a rapid one, wearable tech as a whole … Read entire article »

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The best gadgets for a road trip include mobile tech to a tire pressure gauge

The best gadgets for a road trip include mobile tech to a tire pressure gauge

While many people think about devices to give them directions or keep them busy, safety is important, too. Road trip and summer vacation season is officially here and the list of top gadgets to bring with you when you hit the road has now been released, including everything from a tire pressure gauge to a GPS, and even a backup battery charger. The most important gadgets aren’t just the ones that we use, but also include the … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology could soon allow broken smartphone screens to heal themselves

Mobile technology could soon allow broken smartphone screens to heal themselves

The same technology that is being developed for self-repairing airplane wings may be used in smartphones. Cracked smartphone screens have become one of the most expensive and frustrating annoyances associated with mobile technology, but a new type of self-healing tech that was designed for airplane wings could soon be used to repair consumer electronics, as well. Researchers have been looking into using this type of technology for applications outside of airplanes. A team at the University of Bristol … Read entire article »

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Doppel launches new category of wearable technology

Doppel launches new category of wearable technology

These mood changing devices represent an entirely new type of experience to their wearers. Doppel has now created a new form of wearable technology device as it has now come up with a product that its developers are claiming is able to use a tactile beat to the wearer’s wrist in order to change that individual’s mood. The claim is that the device works by engaging the natural rhythm of the body and tweaking it. The idea is … Read entire article »

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