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Op-Ed: Smartphones and the dining experience Special

My name is Paula, and I am addicted to my smartphone. Oh wait, no, I am actually addicted to social media. Either way, I am part of a new trend in dining.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 5 comments

Survey shows land lines becoming a thing of the past

The reliable old telephone land line is quickly becoming a relic. A new survey states that 4 out of 10 American homes have only cell phones.
In the Media by Elizabeth Brown - 9 comments

Apple replaces overheating phone chargers

Tech giant Apple has said that it will replace a series of "overheating" device chargers throughout Europe. The issue relates to a USB iPhone charger sold between October 2009 and September 2012.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Apple and Google make peace — for now

Smartphone companies Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss lawsuits they had brought against each other over technology patents. This brings to an end years of arguing in the courts.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Webcam industry still alive and well

Even with today's leading mobile and desktop devices making it easier than ever to communicate through face-to-face video chats, the pervasive user adoption of smartphones and tablets with forward-facing cameras hasn't obliterated the webcam business.
In the Media by Tech News

Elop: Nokia branded smartphones soon to vanish from the market

Former CEO of Nokia and current head of devices at Microsoft Stephen Elop has said in an interview that he doubts that Nokia-branded phones will be "sticking around much longer."
In the Media by James Walker

Is Samsung about to release an even better Galaxy S5?

Rumor has it that Samsung is just weeks away from releasing an even better version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5.
In the Media by Tech News

Smartphone companies promise 'kill switch' to reduce thefts

For many months, the smartphone industry resisted the idea of installing "kill switches" in mobile devices that would allow owners to disable them in the event of theft or loss. Now it looks like the industry has changed its collective mind.
In the Media by Tech News

Why the digital camera business is still alive and kicking

In recent years, the global smartphone revolution has put the point-and-shoot digital camera industry in a world of hurt. But don't write the obit for the digital camera just yet.
In the Media by Tech News

Op-Ed: Top 5 Smartphone Alternatives to iOS and Android

There are plenty of smartphone operating system alternatives to iOS and Android out there, but you’d be hard-pressed to know that by looking at smartphone sales figures.
In the Media by Tech News - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom revealed in leaked photo?

A leaked photo of what's believed to be the Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom reveals the forthcoming smartphone's svelte design and impressive 20-megapixel camera.
In the Media by Tech News

Op-Ed: Nokia smartphones the undisputed megapixel champions of the world

The recently released Nokia Lumia 1020 has been hailed as an exceptionally well-designed, well-built smartphone. Find out how it compares megapixel-wise to other phones, including its predecessor the 808 Pureview.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 1 comment

Report: Technology may soon be as common as menus in restaurants

On Thursday, ResearchMoz published its latest market research report exploring the trends and outlook for the restaurant technology market. And the findings point to a strong correlation between food and mobile tech in the modern dining experience.
In the Media by Michael Essany

Holes in Android OS create playground for hackers

Security researchers have discovered that Android, Google's mobile operating system (OS) contains a security flaw which hackers could exploit to brick tablets and smartphones that use it.
In the Media by Simon Crompton - 1 comment

Next step for smartphones? Keeping tabs on patients

Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist at the Scripps Clinic in San Diego, knows when his patients’ hearts are racing or their blood pressure is on the rise, even if they’re sitting at home.
In the Media by Kaiser Health News

Automakers tap smartphone technology in battle over city cars

Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in a market that has grown to account for almost 10 percent of new car sales in a...
In the Media by Edward Taylor and Harro Ten Wolde (Reuters)

Smartphone wars shift from gadgetry to price

The mobile phone industry is now looking to the fast-growing demand for smartphones priced at $100 or below as the market for fancier high-end devices has become saturated, but not all ...
In the Media by Eric Auchard and Paul Sandle (Reuters)

Global smartphone growth to fall sharply in 2014: IDC

Growth in global smartphone shipments will fall sharply this year and keep slowing through 2018, with average prices dropping significantly as demand shifts to China and other developing countrie...
In the Media by Noel Randewich (Reuters)

Doctors: Smartphones can cause retinal detachment

Doctors from China’s Zhejiang Province have determined that looking at a smartphone in a dimly lit room has caused a woman's retina to partially detach.
In the Media by Valerie Benguiat

Insta-photographer: 4 Image-enhancing Apps for Smartphones

With a smartphone, everyone's an aspiring photographer. If you're a professional photographer, you might frown on pocket shutterbugs.
In the Media by Daniel Taibleson - 1 comment

Lend your smartphone's processing power to scientific research

Vienna - While you're sleeping, you can now donate your smartphone's processing power to science through an app called PowerSleep, created in collaboration with Samsung and the University of Vienna.
In the Media by Stephanie Medeiros

Smartphone sales growth to slow this year — Gartner

Growth in global smartphone revenue is expected to slow this year as cheaper devices hit the market and weigh on average selling prices, research firm Gartner said on Thursday.
In the Media by Reuters

Android extends gains on Apple, Windows Phone is third

Washington - The Google Android system extended its gains over Apple's iPhone globally in the last quarter of 2013, and Windows Phone grabbed the number three market position, a survey showed Wednesday.The IDC survey found Android had a 78.1 percent share of global...
In the Media by AFP

Apple claws back share in US with new iPhones

Washington - Apple has regained ground in the US smartphone market with its latest iPhone release, a survey showed Tuesday.The California giant captured 41.8 percent of smartphone sales in the final three months of 2013, up from 40.
In the Media by AFP

Android in 79 percent of smartphones sold

Washington - The Google Android system was used on 78.9 percent of smartphones sold globally in 2013, a survey showed Wednesday.
In the Media by AFP

Room keys will be replaced with smartphones in some hotels

Guests who stay at the Aloft Hotels in NYC and Cupertino, California will soon be able to gain entry to their rooms by using their smartphones as room keys.
In the Media by Owen Weldon

Smartphone sales top billion, Samsung leads: survey

Washington - The smartphone market hit a milestone in 2013 with more than a billion shipped, a survey showed Monday.Samsung extended its lead as the world's biggest vendor, accounting for 31.3 percent of sales, ahead of Apple's 15.
In the Media by AFP

Android extends gains in key markets: survey

Washington - The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China, a survey showed Monday.
In the Media by AFP

Alicia Keys ends Blackberry role

Singer Alicia Keys has announced that she will end her partnership with Blackberry at the end of January. This comes after Keys had served a year as Blackberry's global creative director.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

BlackBerry unveils new recovery plan in the wake of huge losses

Poor handset sales have led to further financial woes for the troubled Canadian tech firm RIM, which manufactures the once ubiquitous BlackBerry smartphones.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment
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Nokia 808 PureView with a 41-megapixel camera
Nokia
Nokia 808 PureView with a 41-megapixel camera
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A camera phone can be used for good things or to create a terrible incident like the one you are rea...
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A camera phone can be used for good things or to create a terrible incident like the one you are reading about now.
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Samsung Galaxy Note II
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Samsung Galaxy Note II
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The fingerprint sensor feature on the iPhone 5S  called Touch ID
Apple Inc.
The fingerprint sensor feature on the iPhone 5S, called Touch ID
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The new BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch screen
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The new BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch screen
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Smartphones are shown for sale in a store in Hong Kong.
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Smartphones are shown for sale in a store in Hong Kong.
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Top Smartphone Platforms
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Top Smartphone Platforms
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The BlackBerry Torch: cheap knock-off or innovative device?
Enrique Dans
The BlackBerry Torch: cheap knock-off or innovative device?
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Screengrab from Microsoft video
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The Samsung Galaxy S4
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The Samsung Galaxy S4
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Official Blackberry Images
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Smartphone:  A mobile entertainment center
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Smartphone: A mobile entertainment center
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Smartphone: A mobile entertainment center
Smartphone: A mobile entertainment center
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Drawn away from a wonder of our world  these people seem so unaware of the physical world. These mus...
michael davis-burchat
Drawn away from a wonder of our world, these people seem so unaware of the physical world. These museum visitors are in the midst of the terra-cotta warriors - the quarter-scale ones, yet are oblivious to the world. Oct. 10, 2013.
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