The new notification tray was revealed a few months before the iPhone 4S with the launch of iOS 5 at the 2011 WWDC. With the iPhone 4S notifications no longer appear through a pop up box in the middle of the screen, disrupting what you were doing. Instead the notifications appear in a slide down panel that can be accessed from the top of the screen. You can look through your notifications and […]
The market of the maganetic sensor was won by Asahi Kasei Microsystems (AKM) in 2010, according to IHS iSuppli . The other runner-ups are: Allegro Microsystems: had $264 million in revenue, and was also the foremost supplier of automotive magnetic sensors. Magnetic sensors are found in more than 70 automotive applications, including anti-lock brake systems, electronic steering and throttle control, battery management and automatic transmission systems. Allegro is putting increasing emphasis on higher-value automotive […]
Just before it is to release its highly anticipated iPhone 5, Apple Inc. faces new litigation, this time from a Taiwanese firm. VIA, the world’s largest independent motherboard manufacturer based in Taiwan, has suied Apple this week for copyright infringement. VIA are claiming that Apple have infringed the copyright on a series of patented microprocessors that are used in the iPod, iPad, iPhone and Apple TV. VIA have issued a complaint with the […]
Galaxy Nexus is the next generation of Nexus devices co-developed by Samsung and Google. Nexus combines innovative hardware with the newest version of Android, 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, and the latest Google mobile services. Experience this device in this video.
One of the most hotly anticipated features of the new iPhone is iMessage. This is Apple´s answer to BlackBerry Messenger and one of the many new features to benefit from the increased 3G speeds. iMessage can be used on 3G and Wi-Fi connections, allowing you to chat away to your friends in real time. You can see when your friends are typing; send messages and other files too. In a similar way that BlackBerry Messenger […]
The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Rajan Swaroop has called on the Federal Government to issue a National Policy on Communications (NPC) that incorporates government’s commitment and resolve towards the development of broadband in the country. Speaking at the ongoing 3rd West African Information & Communications Technology Congress (WAFICT 2011) held at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, yesterday, Swaroop said the present National Policy on Telecommunication (NPT) issued […]
It’s Research in Motion’s first all-touch smartphone. Let’s forget the BlackBerry Storm 2, and the original BlackBerry Torch: we haven’t seen a model like this yet. With a 3.7 inch screen, and an impressively high 480 x 800 resolution, the Torch 9860 on contract is the smartest BlackBerry yet. The handset’s design is pretty sleek, somewhere between the usual RIM models and the Samsung Galaxy range. It’s clearly a Blackberry, but looks a little […]