Tag: smartphone

The Easy Way To Customize A Phone

Something that most of us enjoy doing with any device is finding ways to make it ours. With a keen customization, a phone can easily become much more than just a device to carry around. Taken to its limits, customization can even become a way for making the phone a statement about the individual. This…

Big Changes in Smartphone Cameras: What’s Next?

Cameras in phones have come a long way since they first entered the public domain in 2001. With higher resolution, better optics and sensors, added video capabilities and the ability to adjust individual settings, phone cameras have become a ubiquitous part of our lives. Consider the following ways phone cameras have evolved and are still…

OIS Technology: Does Your Smartphone Need It?

You bought your grandma a smartphone for Christmas and it has a great camera. You showed her how to use it, and she began to take pictures. But when she showed them to you, every single one of them was blurry. This is because your grandma shakes like a car doing 70 mph with a…

Mobile Gaming is Shaping Smartphone Design

Mobile games have had a powerful effect on smartphone and other mobile device development. According to a report by Proelios, mobile device gaming will claim a share of more than 27 percent of the international game market by 2016. Here are some of the leading ways gaming has shaped and will continue to shape smartphone…

Visa Contactless – Speeding up the Payment Process

We’ve all had those moments when we get that important call and have to rush off right? Then while on the move we need to pick things up and would just like to get it over and done with.  In this video that shows off Visa’s Contactless system for making secure and fast payments they’ve…

Year of the BlackBerry: Highlights from the BlackBerry Live Conference

BlackBerry is experiencing a resurgence of late, after making several announcements at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando. Launching a new operating system, several new devices and making a controversial move with their BlackBerry Messaging Service (BBM), BlackBerry is moving toward an exciting, though uncertain, future. 2013 may just be the year of the BlackBerry.…