Science & Technology
The successor to Samsung’s popular Galaxy Note tablet/smartphone hybrid, will be making its way into UK stores as of next Monday (October 1st).
New iPhone 5 users have taken to the web to document cosmetic damage on their handsets, right out of the box. The chamfered edge of the iPhone 5 appears to be prone to scuffing and chipping, especially on black models, with their anodised finish.
Following yesterday’s global uproar regarding Apple’s sub-par maps experience, Garmin are taking advantage of the situation and rolling out public transport and Street View functionality for their Navigon app.
Disgruntled iOS 6 users take to the web to slate Apple’s replacement for Google Maps. With inaccurate directions, low resolution images and outdated data, it’s hard to understand Apple chose to fix what wasn’t broken.
Facebook have started testing mobile advertising for sites and app, but rather than clutter up the Facebook experience, they plan to offer ads to third parties instead. Taking on Google at their own game with a little help from the social graph.
There have been many fascinating aspects of the London Paralympic Games. One aspect that has caught media attention and certainly mine, is the equipment, tools and technologies used by many Paralympians.
As an Airbus plummeted into the Hudson River in Manhattan, few realised that it would be the point of no return for journalism and social media. With this in mind, today sees the launch of Completure, an app which aims to capture these new opportunities that smart phones create for citizen journalists.
With 400 million users and over 100 million active monthly, Google+ is turning into the company’s first real social success. So why do people still refer to it as a ghost town? Just because it hasn’t replaced Facebook, doesn’t mean it’s a failure. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.
Interactive Newsprint is a UK-based research project that will be demonstrating there interactive paper technology at this year’s London Design Festival. Their aim is to bring ‘the internet of things‘ to the humble printed page. Is it too late for interactive paper in a world rapidly transitioning to digital media, or are they perfectly positioned to revolutionise the industry?
As of September 30th, Apple’s ‘social network for music’ will shutter its doors once and for all, as iTunes receives a much needed design overhaul to make way for a sleeker, more intuitive experience.
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