Smartphones and Tablets

Amazon Launches Kindle Fire HDX

Like the smartphone market, the tablet market is also a profitable niche for various information technology companies. While Apple Inc.’s iPad is currently leading the tablet market, it is still on the receiving end of some healthy competition from the tablets that are based on the Android OS of Google Inc. and also from the Kindle line of Amazon. Now,…...
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Gadgets

New Surface Tablet Unveiled By Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is back with a new Surface a year after its flubbed introduction of the Surface tablet line. The US tech giant is attempting to correct the mistakes that it made in the first shot and gain a stronghold in the tablet computers market, which is currently being dominated by the iPad of Apple Inc. and other tablets that…...
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Apple

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Hacked

Apple Inc. recently launched the iPhone 5S, the modified version of its flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5. One of the modifications that were made to the device included the introduction of a fingerprint scanner for security purposes instead of the usual PIN. However, according to Chaos Computer Club of Germany, they have managed to crack the protection of iPhone 5S …...
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Apple

iBlockbuster Weekend For Apple’s Latest Release

Apple Inc. announced on Monday that it had sold a higher than expected number of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in the first three days after its launch on Friday. As per the figures, a total of 9 million iPhones have been sold and that has prompted the company in issuing quite an optimistic financial forecast for the future. In…...
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BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s Move Away From Consumers Won’t Stem Decline

The plan of Canadian firm BlackBerry Ltd. to back out of the consumer market, but continue serving governments and corporations, which has been its traditional strength is seen as a desperate move by most industry analysts and they state that this act will only accelerate the downward spiral the company is on. Fears of the long-term viability of BlackBerry Ltd.…...
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Twitter

Mission of Transparency Undermined By Twitter’s Secret IPO

Twitter is demanding respect without giving any in exchange because it has chosen the path taken by elite investors instead of the truly public viewing. This is not a company that would typically be identified with the act of stealing. The CEO of Twitter, Dick Costolo regards it as a worldwide or global town square. This is because 400 tweets…...
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