Apple is mushrooming. The Cupertino, California-based company is making significant headway in the burgeoning smartphone market, according to a press release from IDC Insights. Previously held by Nokia, the dominant position in the market is progressively slipping yet the industry will continue growing rapidly. “Conditions in the smartphone market are creating a perfect storm for […]
As Apple’s dominance in the app world is threatened by Google’s Android, the technology giant is working to keep its competitive edge. Recently, the company filed a patent for a Fitness Center App with social media components, Mashable reports. The United States Patent Trademark Office published Apple’s patent on Thursday, and since then industry watchers […]
The dawn of the e-reader is upon us. Literary purists have long feared technology would infiltrate the medium and their fears have proven prescient: Amazon’s Kindle led the pack of e-readers and the devices have become increasingly popular over the past year. This week, Amazon announced it will sell a discounted Kindle that is supported […]
As Google expands its reach beyond its core search engine and advertising businesses, the technology giant has had its share of successes and failures. One area where the company has found great success, however, is in the increasingly lucrative smartphone market. Google’s Android software is currently the most popular platform among smartphone users and according […]
The iPhone 4, the latest and hottest gadget to hit the markets, carries an astonishingly low up-front price tag. On AT&T’s website or in its stores, bright orange letters blare out the bargain – only $199 for the pinnacle of Steve Jobs’ engineering and design. But as with all things, there’s no free lunch – […]
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Just as DVDs replaced VHS tapes, two new formats capable of displaying high-definition video will soon begin the drive to consign DVDs to bargain bins and yard sales.
Wireless text messaging is expected to become as immensely popular among American teenagers and young adults as it is already in Europe and Asia.
Banning cell phone use on the road would save lives and the benefits to society would cancel out the costs of such a ban, according to a university study.