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Sony Online Entertainment has shown their intention to make the much-anticipated Playstaion 4 a gamer’s paradise by announcing DC Universe Online And PlanetSide 2 According to the press release, “future PS4 gamers can look forward to experiencing the epic battles of the massively multiplayer online (MMO) first person shooter (FPS) PlanetSide 2, along with the super-powered world of DC Universe Online (DCUO), as SOE continues to bring its ‘Free to Play. Your Way.’ philosophy to new audiences.” “Since the launch of the original EverQuest, we have pioneered major shifts in the development of MMOs and videogames as a whole, andRead More
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According to a new report from the market intelligence firm ABI Research, Tizen is tipped to become the fifth largest mobile OS. “Tizen’s strong backing from Intel and Samsung will enable it to quickly outpace its other Linux mobile OS challengers,” says senior analyst Joshua Flood. “Additionally, other segments of the mobile ecosystem are keen for a new mobile OS to usurp Apple and Google’s dominance in the market. Mobile network operators, particularly in Asia, have been looking for other options. Apple’s refusal to modify its OS for operators toRead More
Apple iwatch
According to a new study by Rackspace Hosting – The Human Cloud: Wearable Technology from Novelty to Productivity, 82 per cent of those users in America and 71 per cent in Britain believe that these cloud-powered devices have enhanced their lives. The study was conducted in association with the Centre for Creative and Social Technology (CAST) at Goldsmiths, University of London and looked into the attitudes and behaviors regarding wearable technology among 4,000 UK and US adults. Key findings from the survey respondents who have used wearable technology include: 63 per cent of UK and 71Read More
iOS
Good Technolog‘s new report – Good™ Mobility Index Report for Q1 2013, that iOS remains the preferred enterprise platform, despite Android’s dominance in the consumer market. However, it’s not all good news for Apple. The report indicates that the total number of activations on iOS devices dropped by nearly the same figure year over year, but the platform remains the clear market leader with 75 percent of total device activations. Android showed a small increase of 5 percent year over year. “With bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies now becoming the rule, rather than the exception, it’sRead More
Goji Smart Lock

Posted On June 4, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Featured, Tech News

Introducing the Goji Smart Lock

Today, Goji – makers of advanced smart locks, introduced the Goji Smart Lock. According to the press release, the Goji Smart Lock, “provides an unprecedented level of home-access control and information–including picture alerts–via smart phones so that homeowners feel more confident and secure about who is coming and going from their homes. The Goji Smart Lock is the only lock that has a built-in camera to send homeowners real-time picture alerts via text and email to give them visual confirmation of who is activating their lock.” “The centuries-old deadbolt lock isRead More
Google Translate Blooper
Whilst using Google Translate to read this article on MyDrivers, a Chinese blog, Google Translate threw up the blooper above. Does anyone know what is the word “clitoris” was meant to translate?Read More
IDC – Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker predicts smartphone shipments to grow 32.7% year over year in 2013 reaching 958.8 million units, up from 722.5 million units last year. The company also expects smartphone shipments to surpass those of feature phones, with smartphones expected to account for 52.2% of all mobile phone shipments worldwide in 2013. According to the report: This trend will continue for years to come as demand for mobile data and handheld computing spreads across both developed and emerging markets. Emerging markets will account for 64.8% of all smartphones shipped duringRead More
In a press release today, Odin Mobile has announced the first mobile service designed for the sole purpose of improving wireless accessibility for the visually impaired in the US. Odin Mobile is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on the T-Mobile network. The company plans to offer a full cell phone service for the, “visually impaired, including innovative accessible handsets, rate plans for every budget, as well as a unique customer service experience designed to address the needs of its customers.” “Everyone should be able to experience all of the wonderful things that goRead More

Posted On June 4, 2013By Jazzy WillIn Tech News

MAKANKOSAPPO: The New Japanese Photography Trend

  Makakosappo is a new trend hitting Japan and soon the world in which photos are of individuals in mid air. According to Resource, this new trend is inspired by Japanese manga, Dragonball Z. It’s now widely used by Japanese girls.Read More
Sonte Smart Film Technology
Sonte’s Smart Film technology might just be the thing you need to transform your  transparent windows into a TV Screen or opaque. According to the company’s website: Smart film is a technology that allows the color of the film to go from transparent to non-transparent.  Smart film gives you the option for privacy on demand by adjusting the amount of light traveling through your glass window. Smart film does not require you to replace your windows or glass partition as it can be retro-fit onto any glass surface in your livingRead More
BLU Products has unveiled the BLU Amour smartphone. According to the press release, BLU Amour was, “designed for the woman with exquisite taste, sophistication and an amazing personality.” The smartphone also features, “a pearly-white quilted back cover, gently curved glass touch panel, as well as the ergonomically designed diamond simulant, Swarovski Zirconia. ” “Swarovski’s image of luxury and appeal is an ideal fit for the BLU Amour Smartphone which is exquisitely designed for modern women,” said Samuel Ohev-Zion, CEO of BLU Products. “We wanted to provide a distinctive and remarkable device as an alternativeRead More
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Posted On May 30, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Featured, Tech News, Tech Videos

Smart Bracelet Concept

With the mobile computing moving towards wearables, it’s only a matter of time before we see one of these – The Smart Bracelet. This smart bracelet/smart band concept delivers the kind of features that many hope the rumored iWatch from Apple will have. Here are some of the functionalities in this Smart Bracelet concept: The device to sense the user emotions and accurately know whether you are tense or relaxed. It also can monitor the users diet and health. It has a  remind the wearer is time to wake up, sleep, startingRead More