What is castAR?
castAR is a projected augmented reality system that displays holographic-like 3D projections right in front of you. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope sparked our imaginations of what might be possible in the future by showing R2-D2 and Chewbacca playing a holographic 3D chess-style game. It has taken nearly 35 years since the film was released for this technological dream Continue reading
BlackBerry made its Z30 handset official on Wednesday, touting the 720p 5-inch Super AMOLED display, faster processor and latest version of BlackBerry 10 software. The phone also includes the largest battery yet in a BlackBerry: a 2880 mAh battery that the company claims can get up to 25 hours of mixed use on a single charge.
Although I didn’t find the prior model, the Z10, to be a sluggish phone, this new handset should be much quicker: It has a 1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon chip inside and 2 GB of internal Continue reading
Four useful tiles in 19 languages that give you quick access to connectivity settings:
• airplane mode,
You can pin each tile Continue reading
There has been much talk in the press of Apple’s supposed preparation of a budget iPhone device, and today, it would appear as though Techdy has got his hands on the front and rear parts of the elusive low-cost handset. When placed together, they offer a very solid idea of the form the low-costiPhone could take, and on first impression, we cannot help but feel that it looks incredibly similar to Continue reading
A patent application discovered on Thursday shows Apple is actively looking for more ways to slim down its MacBook lineup, with the invention illustrating a combination SD card slot and USB port.
As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple’s “Combined input port” filing details a new system that integrates both an SD card reader and a USB port into one unit. The combination would not only save on external space, but also on the internal component layout needed to drive the two standards.
The invention’s language is quick to point out that an SD card and USB port are merely illustrative, meaning the port could Continue reading
Huawei Ascend P6 : I am the slimmest .
The Huawei Ascend P6 entered our rumor mill a while ago with full specs, official and live picturescoming since. Today Huawei finally is holding a press event in London where it promised to show the Ascend P6 officially.
Well, the event is still half an hour away but Huawei has just made the Ascend P6 official via a press release. It might have been a mistake by someone in the PR department as the page has been taken down since, but the info is already out.
Huawei Ascend P6 features a glove-friendly 4.7-inch 720p in-cell LCD and is powered by Huawei’s home-brewed K3V2 chipset. The same SoC powers the Ascend Mate, Ascend P2 and Ascend D2 with its quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex-A9 processor and Continue reading
Flexible displays are all well and good, but what about a phone that’s completely see-through? That’s what Taiwanese company “Polytron” has done, unveiling a prototype this week.
The handset – which doesn’t have a name yet – is developed from glass and only the visible elements are the board, memory card and Continue reading