Tag Archives: Electronics

VIDEO: Apple Buys Transit App Maker Embark

23 Aug

VIDEO: Apple Buys Transit App Maker Embark

Apple’s purchased another local map data company, this time Embark, a company that specializes in public transit information and directions.

VIDEO: Apple Will Reportedly Unveil The Next iPhone On September 10

11 Aug

VIDEO: Apple Will Reportedly Unveil The Next iPhone On September 10

It’s about time for a new iPhone and with the rumors about an iPhone 5S and maybe even a cheaper version getting louder, AllThingsD now reports that the next iPhone will launch on September 10.

VIDEO: Samsung faces sales ban on older devices in U.S.

10 Aug

VIDEO: Samsung faces sales ban on older devices in U.S.

The U.S. International Trade Commission has sided with Apple in a decision to ban some of Samsung’s phones in the U.S. The ITC said some of Samsung’s older devices infringe on two of Apple’s patents, while finding no violations in four other patents.

VIDEO: Nokia admits its new phone is really a camera

30 Jul

VIDEO: Nokia admits its new phone is really a camera

All these years, Apple and Samsung have been selling us phones that really aren’t phones at all. Finally, Nokia hs taken steps in a new ad campaign to admit that its new phone, the Nokia 1020 isn’t a phone. It’s a camera. A really, really good 41 megapixel camera, at that.

VIDEO: Packaging for a rumored budget iPhone 5C shows up online

28 Jul

VIDEO: Packaging for a rumored budget iPhone 5C shows up online

As Apple’s fall product reveal approaches, alleged images of the new iPhone parts are appearing with greater frequency. The 5C could be the rumored lower-cost, plastic encased iPhone that could show up along with an updated iPhone 5, expected to be call the 5S.

VIDEO: Apple’s iPhone activation servers experience downtime

25 Jul

VIDEO: Apple’s iPhone activation servers experience downtime

New iPhone owners are reportedly experiencing issues getting their devices up and running, due to problems with Apple’s activation servers.

VIDEO: Moto X phone debuts

19 Jul

VIDEO: Moto X phone debuts

Here comes the Moto X. If you haven’t heard about it already, you will. It’s the first smartphone produced by Motorola Mobility under the company’s new Google overlords. It claims to be the first smartphone made in the United States.

VIDEO: Smartphone News Byte: Apple to Investigate Death of IPhone 5 User

15 Jul

VIDEO: Smartphone News Byte: Apple to Investigate Death of IPhone 5 User

A Chinese woman has reportedly died after answering a call when her iPhone 5 was still charging. Apple has confirmed that it will investigate the cause of the woman’s death.

VIDEO: Top Tech Stories of the Day: Vine Is Coming To Windows Phone 8 As Nokia Looks To Attract More Big-Name Apps

12 Jul

VIDEO: Top Tech Stories of the Day: Vine Is Coming To Windows Phone 8 As Nokia Looks To Attract More Big-Name Apps

Perhaps the most understated-announcement at Nokia’s Lumia 1020 release event today was the promise of Vine for Windows Phone 8 within the year. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop announced onstage that apps from CNN,Yelp, Foursquare, and more would all become available in the near future

VIDEO: Top Tech Stories of the Day: IOS 7 Beta Points to Slow-mo Cam Feature in Next IPhone

10 Jul

VIDEO: Top Tech Stories of the Day: IOS 7 Beta Points to Slow-mo Cam Feature in Next IPhone

According to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac, Apple is testing a feature called “Mogul” that allows the iPhone to record video at a super-fast and precise rate — 120 frames per second. This would allow users to make slow-motion films, a feature already present in competitor phones like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and other sports cameras.