Archive for March, 2012

Sony Posts ICS Beta For Developers To Test On The Xperia Play

Sony Posts ICS Beta For Developers To Test On The Xperia Play

| March 30, 2012 | Reply

  Sony took a pretty bit hit in the face with their first Android Xperia phone. It was laggy, bad poor hardware reliability and was slower than the Samsung of old to get an update. Sony has since taken a new approach to update phones quickly and provide good phones and good customer service to […]

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Clarion Mirage Is An Android Based Car Stereo You Might Want

Clarion Mirage Is An Android Based Car Stereo You Might Want

| March 30, 2012 | Reply

A while back we reported on the Parrot Asteroid, the first car stereo powered by Android. The $350 device seemed prett nice, but was never really adopted by many. On Amazon, the device is still running almost the same price and only has a few reviews. Now Clarion has made what it calls the first […]

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Todays Freaky Friday Features Hair Eyeballs And Toilet Paper [freaky friday]

Todays Freaky Friday Features Hair Eyeballs And Toilet Paper [freaky friday]

| March 30, 2012 | Reply

I love finding these oddball stories that get posted online. Today, we have a few different things to show you. First is this terrible hair style where someone actually puts an eye in the back of their head. Oh Halloween maybe, but not right now.  Via: Boingboing Next up! Twitter paper cleverly named to keep […]

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The Tek Robotic Mobilization Device Makes Current Wheelchairs Obsolete

The Tek Robotic Mobilization Device Makes Current Wheelchairs Obsolete

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Wheelchairs have pretty much been the same forever. If you need one, they are a pain in the ass to get into, out of and make normal tasks frustrating. A new device built by some scientists in Turkey will change how the paralyzed interact with every day life. For starters, you enter the device from […]

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Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

I am surprised it took as long as it has. But the past year has been a big step, and the trend of phone sales that that smartphones show no signs of slowing down. In the past three months almost 70% of new phone buyers purchased a smartphone. In the past year alone the percentage […]

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Flexible Displays Are Now A Reality

Flexible Displays Are Now A Reality

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

At CES this year a few companies showed off flexible display technology and most people thought it was still years away. LG has announced that next month device manufacturers will begin to use these displays in some electronics. LG says that the technology lends many advantages over hard glass displays we are used to seeing. […]

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Snapguide Adds An App, Wants You To Stop Googling How To’s

Snapguide Adds An App, Wants You To Stop Googling How To’s

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Snapguide has announced a website and app. It’s much like Ehow in that you can search the site for specific tasks and how to do them. Everything from making the best tuna salad to repairing a lawnmower carburetor can be found on the site. Now the site has an app for you to use. the […]

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RIM Reports Q4 Earnings. In This Case, RIM Reports Q4 Losses

RIM Reports Q4 Earnings. In This Case, RIM Reports Q4 Losses

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

It has taken a while, but RIM is starting to actually lose money now. Before it was making money, but not much compared to the days of old. In Q4 2011, RIM lost $125 million dollars with revenue of $4.2 billion. That may sound like a lot of revenue but it is down 19% from […]

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Paper For The iPad Looks Amazing And Fun [video]

Paper For The iPad Looks Amazing And Fun [video]

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Microsoft Courier lives on! Sort of. A few years ago MS showed off a prototype tablet that opened like a book and you could use each side as a sketchpad, notebook or whatever you wanted. It didn’t last, and the Courier team disbanded. Now some of the team are back with an iPad app named […]

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