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By Macktion On 2 Dec, 2014 At 12:57 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Has the Concept of a Modular Phone appealed to you? The first rumblings of a modular smartphone sure made waves with its first serious concept presented: Phonebloks. The Phonebloks idea seemed to resonate with many when Dave Hakkens presented the design initially, back in 2013. The idea shook off the ‘Vaporware’ title when later that same [...]


By Will765 On 16 Apr, 2014 At 01:26 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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As if Amazon didn’t already have enough items to sell, it appears they will be adding an Amazon branded smartphone to the mix.  The mobile news website BGR has had sources confirm what so far had been rumors.  The high-end smartphone’s most innovative feature is supposed to be a 3D screen.  Using 4 front-facing cameras(in [...]


By Will765 On 29 Oct, 2012 At 07:56 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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Following a ruling in a British court, it was determined that Samsung did not copy Apple’s tablet and smartphone designs.  The humorous part of this is the UK judge saying that the Samsung tablet products were not as cool as the ipad. “The extreme simplicity of the Apple design is striking,” the judge wrote. The [...]


By Will765 On 15 Oct, 2012 At 02:18 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Recent figures from two industry analysts, Gartner and IDC, show a very poor market for PC sales. The number of PCs shipped has dropped by the largest percentage in 11 years. Two factors are the main drivers behind the drop. Firstly, the impending release of Windows 8 has stalled many sales. Customers, both consumer and [...]


By Macktion On 20 Sep, 2012 At 08:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Editorial by Andrew McAffee: Steve Jobs and Eli Whitney are not often seen as similar figures in history.  Perhaps this is because there is too much historical distance between us and Mr. Whitney, and not yet enough between us and Mr. Jobs.  However, I contend that in due time, we may see them as being [...]


By Will765 On 17 Sep, 2012 At 12:35 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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For the last 30 years, PCs have been the main drivers of the DRAM market. Obviously, there wasn’t much competition  until the rise of smartphones and tablets. Now, however, the tide has turned.  Manufacturers are looking to make as many devices as possible “smart”.  This involves not only some type of central processor, but also [...]


By Will765 On 9 Jul, 2012 At 11:52 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Several sources suggest Amazon will be expanding it’s tablet lineup this fall. The next Kindle Fires will reportedly come in 3 flavors. The basic model will sport a 1024 x 600 screen, without any camera. The next version will have a better screen resolution of 1280 x 800, along with a camera. Finally, the top [...]


By Will765 On 22 Feb, 2012 At 12:23 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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It seems Google is coming out with a new product this year, AR glasses. AR stands for augmented reality, and the device will be kind of like having a wearable computer on your face. Details are sketchy, but one rumor is a single lens will display information, without transparency, while the other remains clear. The [...]


By Macktion On 13 Dec, 2011 At 01:11 AM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Our friends over at HTC have starting giving us our gifts early this December. Our reporting team for CES have been given two HTC Sensation smartphones to use for recording and tweeting the events of the show. So stay tuned for our CES coverage, filmed on an HTC Sensation. And our thanks to HTC for [...]


By Will765 On 17 Nov, 2011 At 12:01 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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A Turkish company, Ardic, has come up with quite a unique idea. While most companies are trending towards smaller tablets, Ardic decided to go in the opposite direction. The result is a 65-inch tablet. Now, it really isn’t a separate tablet, to be honest. What the company has done, is connect a ten-inch tablet to [...]