There have been a flux of new smartphone manufacturing companies this year. To attract new customers it is important to have a device with the latest technology but also a device that looks good and is easy to use. The company should be active socially and should have excellent Service and support network along with pan-nation availability. This is a list of companies who have managed to think out of the box and comes up with the most inventive smartphone.
These are those smartphone manufacturer that kept you at the edge of your seat.
Voting is now Closed! The Winner for the Best Smartphone Manufacturer in the iGyaan Tech Awards 2014 is Motorola.
The winner of [...]
Bump, the contact and media sharing app for Android and iOS, has been acquired by Google.
Bump co-founder and chief executive David Lieb said the company was “thrilled” to join Google, citing similar passions for sharing information between people and devices.
In September 2011, the company announced it had 50 million downloaders and 10 million active “bumpers.” Just less than a year later, more than 600 million photos were shared by “bumping” phones. Later it released an iPhone-only version photo-sharing app dubbed Flock (not to be confused with [...]
Restriction on SMSes to five per day is not only causing problems for millions of mobile phone users but may also lead to loss of 7-8 percent revenue of telecom operators for the month.
The government had banned bulk SMSes and MMSes for 15 days across the country from 18 August to check spread ofrumours which has led to exodus of people from northeastern states from cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune.
There were reports of widespread circulation of SMSes and MMSes containing misleading information about Assam violence, threats to people from [...]
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is looking to sell cloud services provider NewBay and some of the other minor assets it recently acquired, as part of a strategic review process, according to a source familiar with the matter.
RIM acquired NewBay, a provider of photo, video, and social-networking tools for smartphones and computers, in October 2011 for reportedly around $100 million, as it sought to roll out a new strategy to stem its steady decline.
RIM declined to comment on the sale report.
RIM, based in Waterloo, Ontario, is a pioneer in the smartphone industry, but has struggled over the last couple of years, as its aging line-up of BlackBerry [...]
Oracle Corp. on Monday agreed to acquire network-technology provider Xsigo Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum, broadening the software giant’s already growing footprint in the data center.
Based in San Jose, Calif., Xsigo provides appliances that more efficiently manage the tangle of connections needed to access stored data. The technology cuts electricity costs and boosts performance for companies that manage large data centers.
Privately held Xsigo has more than 300 enterprise customers, according to its website, including Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and BT Group PLC (BT).
Oracle’s latest acquisition, expected to close this fall, comes [...]
Apple Inc has agreed to buy AuthenTec Inc for $8.00 per share, the maker of fingerprint sensor chips used in personal computers said, in a deal valued at about $356 million.
AuthenTec makes security software and chips for mobile phones that it licenses to companies such as Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (. It also produces chips for fingerprint recognition and near-field communication (NFC).
Melbourne, Florida-based Authentec disclosed the deal in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Based on Thursday’s closing price $5.07, the offer represents a premium of 58 percent for AuthenTec’s shares.
Facebook has acquired Acrylic Software, a Vancouver-based developer of Mac and iOS apps.
The small firm is known for the RSS app Pulp (a personalized newspaper) and the secure database app Wallet (for securely storing passwords, credit-card numbers, etc.).
The company has decided to cease development of the two apps, which Facebook itself has not acquired. This means that the apps will continue to be available for download and purchase, but will no longer be updated.
Acrylic has two employees and both are moving to work on the social-networking giant’s design team in San Francisco. Additional details of the [...]
Noida-based computer maker Zync Global today launched its 3G-enabled tablet PC priced at Rs 11,990, which the company says will help it achieve a sales target half a million devices in the current fiscal. It comes with Android 4.0 and 3G.
The Z-999 plus comes with an inbuilt Wi-Fi for file transfer along with a 2 mega pixel back camera and VGA front camera for video chat. The tablet is also equipped with a HD video playback support, HDMI support, 8GB iNand memory expandable to 32GB, keyboard support function and has an inbuilt 3G sim card slot. The high resolution LED screen is perfect for watching movies, multi-player games and downloading and sharing data.
We recently got our hands on the Tekfusion Twinwoofers in-ear headphones and got down to an initial hands-on review.
Technical Features :
Frequency Response : 19-21 KHz Impedance : 16 Ohms Pressure Level : 113 dB Net Weight : 30g (1.06Oz) Color : Black Chrome Cable Length : 1.1m Cable Type : Symmetric1 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
The package consists of the Twinwoofers In-Ear Hedphones , 5 pair of Eartips – 3 pair regular S/M/L, and 2 pair Tripple flange – M/L, Clip & Cable Slider , a Carry Pouch and a User Manual.
The first thing you’ll notice is they are light-weight but pretty tough. They are made from metal, and have partial gloss and [...]
IBM is one of the largest IT companies in the world. Yesterday it turned 100 years old. It has grown from a pre-World War I conglomeration of companies making tabulating machines and time-keeping devices into a globe-spanning technology behemoth that pioneered the development of electronic computers and dominated the mainframe era. The company holds a vast array of patents in a vast number of technologies.
It has crossed many milestones in the last century. Here are a few of them:1889 – The Bundy Manufacturing Co., a time recording equipment maker is founded. 1896 – The Tabulating Machine Co., a [...]