Tag Archives: smartphone

17Feb/17

Dutch town installs special pavement lights for smartphone addicts

Dutch town installs special pavement lights to prevent traffic accidents caused by people looking too closely at their smartphones.

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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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25Dec/16

Nokia sues Apple for infringing patents, industry back on war footing

Nokia Corp files a number of lawsuits against Apple Inc for violating 32 technology patents, striking back at the iPhone maker’s legal action targeting the one-time cellphone industry leader a day earlier.
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31Oct/16

Smart glass taps into beer drinker’s data

A “smart” drinking glass embedded with a microchip gathers data on drinker preferences for beverage companies, with the customer offered perks and promotions in exchange.

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07Dec/15

Finnish optical display could rival Google Glass

The era of bulky, geeky-looking smartglasses might be over. Developers in Finland have created a thin display that fits into ordinary eyewear.

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07Dec/15

Africa – Mobile Broadband – Statistics and Analyses

(Press Release, Research and Markets) – Africa continues to see strong growth in mobile broadband use and data traffic, the result of several factors which are providing a beneficial environment for investment and customer take-up of services. Overall forecasts suggest that mobile internet traffic across the region will increase 20-fold by the end of the decade.
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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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