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Phones and Mobile Devices

The World's Fastest Smart Phone?

The Ascend P2, made by a phone manufacturer in China known as Huawei, is being claimed to be the fastest cell phone in the world right now. While the claims may be accurate there is one catch about having all of that speed in your hands, and a serious security concern about using the device in the United States.

Keep Your iPhone 5 Safe, Secure & In View With JTT's Bunjee Strap

Apple's iPhone 5 is small, sleek and portable so it's no wonder they're constantly getting lost, scratched and dented... and we won't even start on those annoying butt dials. Thankfully, Japan's JTT Online Shop has a solution: the Bunjee Strap for iPhone 5.

App-happy Or App-athetic eBook Readers: Kindle vs Nook vs iPad vs Sony EReader?

Following the eBook reader market since 2009, while the competition amongst brands remains steep, there are advances in app support that might determine which device you gravitate towards in the future. One of the advantages of having your reading library 'in the cloud' is the accessibility of your books on multiple devices. However some of the top name products offer better cross-platform than others. So if you're a consumer who's looking for flexibility with multi-device app support, you should be aware of the break-down for each major eBook platform.

No More Falling For Your iPad – Griffin's Got Your Back (And Front) Covered

Sometimes a handsome leather case isn’t enough to protect your iPad. Sometimes you need to go to the extreme, and that’s where the Griffin Survivor Military-Duty Case comes in.

Is The Transparent Smartphone Coming?

Is the transparent smartphone coming? One company would like us to think so, but others are sceptical.

Droid DNA May Not Restructure Your Genetics, But It Might Change The Way You Look At VIDEOS

When it comes to viewing video on your phone, quality’s not always the biggest concern, but the Droid DNA puts the screen front and center – with full HD capabilities.

Old School Covers, New School Tech - Out of Print eBook Jackets

For all the book lovers out there still feeling guilty about cheating on your libraries of paper and ink with an E-Reader, pay your respects to the Old School with the Out of Print eBook Jackets.

InTouch's Tablet Robot Gains Final FDA Approval

The RP-VITA gained its final approval for remote guidance, making it a valuable tool for facilities with virtual physicians on the go.

Bone Touch Smartphone Gloves Keep Fingers Warm When Making Cold Calls

Touchscreen or touch scream, you tell me? When winter winds have your tender texting hands frozen to the bone, slip on Bone Touch smartphone gloves for the look of skeletal fingers without the frostbitten feel.

Acer Preparing $99 Android Tablet Computer

Those newfangled tablets seem to be all the rage these days, but there are still people who don't want to or can't put down even $199 for the cheapest Nexus 7. What will be catering to those people in a few months, if the rumours are true, is Acer with its Iconia B1.


iPhone Cases Get Saved By The Bell

From Retro Cells comes a way to transform your iPhone into something straight out of an early 1990s classic teen comedy. That's right everyone - Saved By The Bell is back.

Does Cell Phone Use Cause Brain Cancer? 10-Year Study Reports!

Does cell phone use put us at greater risk of brain cancer?  As data analysis goes, one would think that results of a longitudinal study might provide the answer.  Well, a new update of a World Health Organization (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) longitudinal study - a $24.4 million,10-year study of data from nearly 13,000 subjects, compiled and examined by 21 researchers provided...

 

Kindle vs Nook, Target vs Best Buy - eBook Readers Go Retail!

With iPad's recent entry into the eBook Reader market, its' thrown the "old school" eBook Readers into a tail-spin. So much so, that both Kindle and Nook have taken to hawking their wares in department stores. Savvy move? Or, does it diminish the value of the product in the eye of the consumer?

Kindle vs Nook & Sony Reader

Sony, in its latest attempt to compete head-on with Amazon's Kindle's and Barnes & Noble's Nook success is attempting to open a storefront online of its own. In spite of a previous failure at a similar venture back in 2005, is Sony ready for a comeback?And if not, does Amazon's Kindle or Barnes & Noble's Nook win in this year's Holiday Sweepstakes?

Top Ten 'Texting For Tots' Mobile Phones

It use to be you learned to crawl, before you could walk and then run. Well today, while tots and teens begin to become mobile, they're also learning how to use a mobile. Kids born after the year 2000 might end up being called the 'Tiny Texters' generation as their passion to text is keen. Parents might not agree, but as we all know peer pressure in our formative years becomes the driving force behind these types of purchases, and Mom and Dad more often than naught usually succumb to the demands of their offspring!

Brilliant Idea! A Cell Phone Defibrillator

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is responsible for more deaths every year than AIDS, breast cancer, lung cancer and stroke combined. If the heart is not defibrillated (therapeutically shocked) within a few minutes, the victim dies. Imagine how difficult it is to reach the victims of SCA in time to save their lives.

But, suppose we each carried our own personal defibrillator, say it was a feature of our cell phones?

Phone Deaf? Hear Now, Loud AND Clear




Plantronics®, for many years a leader in sound technology, has been devoting a good part of its research to enhancing sound for hearing impaired persons through its Clarity® division. The latest Clarity device to hit the market is its C4230™ telephone/answering machine that looks strictly space-age, but has all the bells, booms, and lights you need if your hearing is mildly to severely impaired right here on earth.
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The Verizon LG VX10000 Voyager Smart Phone is Nipping at the Heels of the iPhone

Verizon has recently released the LG VX10000 Voyager which is a smart phone with enough features to put it on the same playing field as the Apple iPhone. The LG Voyager is exclusive to Verizon, and it offers some features that the iPhone doesn't.