News You Can Use

September 24, 2013

No I don’t have any interest in any of these, pones or comapnies…::: Tests show Moto X best and Samsung Galaxy S4 worst in durability

If you were wondering how your wunderkind phone did in tests … Or how it didn’t do.


The Tech World Is All a Twitter

September 23, 2013

From India comes the proof …::: That iPad 5, iPad Mini 2 Release Date is on October 15

Apple’s new iPad 5, latest guessing game.

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Suprise

September 11, 2013

It’s Expensive …::: Apple’s Cheaper iPhone? In China, It’s Expensive … What did you think they were going to give it away. Silly YOU. Apple opts for profit over market share with not-so-cheap iPhone

 


Apple’s Latest iPhone

September 10, 2013

Puts the focus back on security …::: Apple’s Latest iPhone Puts Focus Back on Fingerprint Security

Placing a finger on a computer or smartphone has long been proposed as a way to avoid the need for passwords to authenticate users of computers and other devices. People familiar with the matter said last week that Apple will include a fingerprint scanner on the more expensive of two iPhones it is expected to unveil Tuesday at an event at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters.

And it works equally for all computers and game consoles. But does the NSA agree, or will they just make use of that to make another loss of privacy commonplace?

So now NSA needs a place to store all those fingerprint files, for easy access, and to screen terrorists, of course. … OK by you?

Here’s what Apple is serving up in the iPhone 5:

64-bit A7 chip: The world’s first 64-bit mobile phone with over 1 billion transistors. According to Apple, it has 56times the processing power in the new processor, which can make some apps run as much as five-times faster.

Fingerprint reader: Dubbed “Touch ID,” users can now access their devices with the in-built fingerprint reader. Embedded in the device’s home button, now a stainless steel “detection ring,” it can now read fingerprints 360-degrees at a very high resolution of 500 pixels-per-inch. It can also be used to make in-app purchases.

Complete specs-features,  here


Here It Is

September 4, 2013

Samsung’s smartwatch ….

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Your wrist phone. Over to you Apple.


Easy Targets

September 4, 2013

Cops: Mugger Pepper Sprays, Assaults, Robs 82-Year-Old Man Walking Home…

Teens Hold Up Elderly Woman: ‘Give Us Your Money, Grandma, Or We’ll Shoot’…

How things are going in gangland.

Any comments Mr. Pressey?


Samsung Seeks iPad Moment

September 2, 2013

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Samsung seeks ‘iPod moment’ with smartwatch launch…

Meh? If it looks like a small phone for your wrist, get your eyeglasses on. Prepare to talk to your wrist. Is it just too geeky?

New iPhones out Sept. 10: Fingerprint scanner, low-cost plastic model…

Slabphones … And the big one we are all waiting on …


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