E Ink, who provides the screens for most eReaders introduced E Ink Spectra, the world’s first three pigment electronic paper display (EPD), featuring black, white and red pigments. Spectra is currently being shown at SID Display Week 2013 in Vancouver, CA. Hit jump for all the details.
PayPal today revealed the findings of a global study that paints a dim future for the wallet. A vast majority (83%) of respondents across five countries indicated they wished they didn’t have to carry a wallet. Additionally, nearly one in three Americans (29%) would choose a smartphone over a wallet if they could only bring one item when going out.
While American consumers are keen to move to a digital payment future, the businesses that serve them may be lagging behind. More than two-thirds of Americans (68%) reported they have been unable to pay for something because they didn’t have cash with them; for nearly one in three Americans (30%), this has happened frequently.
Apple's iPad is an important educational tool and has been deployed in countless classrooms. In order to add a keyabord dimension t the iPad Logitech recently introduced the Logitech® Wired Keyboard for iPad®, the first iPad keyboard made specially for the classroom environment. Designed for hassle-free plug-and-play connectivity, the Logitech Wired Keyboard for iPad has an integrated Lightning Connector or 30-pin Connector – depending on which model iPad you use.
Nokia Lumia Windows Phone smartphones seem to be getting a lot of exclusives as of late. Last week Nokia launched their Music and Music + streaming service and today Foursquare has made it known that the latest version of the Windows Phone app will have augmented reality features but only on Nokia Lumia devices.
Yesterday was a big day for Yahoo! after the search giant purchased blogging service Tumblr for a cool $1 Billion. Yahoo! also relaunched their Flickr photo service in a huge way, with a redesigned photostream and a whole terabyte of storage per user. Hit jump fo Yahoo! CEO Marissa Meyer's message.
By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
The last time we had a bona fide console war between the Sony Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360, the iPad and its app ecosystem didn't even exist and neither did smartphone gaming. Since then, consoles have evolved into entertainment centers, set top boxes and even musical instruction tools. The next few days will reveal the future of the console as both Microsoft and Sony square off anew to show off their new hardware as well as the games, features and software. This kicks off today with Microsoft's Xbox event and will continue into E3 with Playstation's unveiling.