Tag Archives: Information appliances

29Mar/17

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 smartphone

Samsung Electronics unveils its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

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26Feb/17

Nokia’s iconic 3310 makes a comeback at the Mobile World Congress

Nokia brings back the classic 3310 phone and introduces three new smartphones at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.
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07Jan/17

France gives employees out of hours “right to switch off” in world first

A new French labour law gives employees the “right to switch off” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes to preserve off-hours and holiday time.

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02Sep/16
Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics says to halt Galaxy Note 7 sales on battery problem

Tech giant Samsung Electronics says it will halt the sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and will prepare replacement devices for phones already sold after finding problems with the battery cell used.
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25Oct/15

A smartphone that keeps getting smarter

Sharp Corporation hopes that RoBoHoN changes the future of smartphones, by turning them into mobile robots. Sharon Reich reports.
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13Oct/15

Tapping into plant energy to charge phones

A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.
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09Jul/15

Docomo and GE to team up on IoT solutions

Japan (Next Media) – Japan’s NTT DoCoMo and GE Energy Japan announced on Wednesday they plan to form a business alliance to provide an Internet of Things solution for infrastructure management.
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12Jun/15

BlackBerry may launch Android phone

(Reuters Business Report) – Remember BlackBerry? The pioneering smartphone maker is thinking about doing what was once considered unthinkable: putting rival Android software on its smartphone for the first time. Sources tell Reuters it’ll probably use Google’s Android on an upcoming phone this fall that will combine a touch screen with a physical keyboard. That would give its keyboard-loving fans access to the much wider selection of apps that Android offers.
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02Mar/15

MWC2015: Jumptuit Unveils Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Platform to Connect Incompatible Devices and Disconnected Cloud Services

Support for Android, iOS, OS X, Tizen and Windows, All Device Categories Including Smartphones, Tablets, PCs, Smart TVs and Wearables and Leading Cloud Services
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