REVIEWS

iPad mini 3

iPad Air 2

Mac OS X Yosemite

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Motorola Moto G (2014)

Dyson DC78 Turbinehead Animal vacuum

BlackBerry Passport

Saeco Minuto

Martian Notifier watch

Runtastic Orbit fitness tracking wearable

iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6

Moto 360

Moto X (2014)

Mazda CX-5 2015

MacPhun Software's Lost Photos

Parrot Zik Yellow Gold bluetooth headphones

Henge Docks Vertical Docking Station for MacBook Pro

Toshiba Canvio AeroMobile Wireless SSD

Sodastream's Home Carbonation System

TomTom Go 500 GPS

Nio Tag

LG G3

Jabra ROX Wireless in-ear headphones

SEIDIO's Innocell adds battery life for iPhone5/5S

Parrot Asteroid SMART

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air (2014)

ASUS PB287 4K monitor

Hyundai Santa Fe XL 2014

Tech Armor SlimProtect Case for iPhone 5/5s

Roku Streaming Stick

Belkin QODE "Thin Type" keyboard case for the iPad Air

RFID fraud-proof HuMn wallet

Motorola Moto E

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z2

Sony SRS-X9 ultra premium personal speaker

Shiny Soap frees up space on Macs with one click

Hyundai Veloster Turbo 2014

Arts Your Case StrongFit Silicon case for iPhone 5/5S

Fugoo Style Bluetooth Speakers

LG G Flex on Rogers

Red Clock app for iPhone weather and alarm

ASUS ZenBook UX310

Dyson DC62 Hand-Held Vacuum

Pelican ProGear CE1150 Protector Series case for iPhone 5/5s

Philips AirFryer

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4

ASUS VivoPC

Alcatel OneTouch Idol X

Nomad ChargeKey for iPhone

Apple Mac Pro (2013)

Kensington Comercio soft folio case for iPad Air

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Micro Four Thirds camera

Jawbone UP24 Fitness Tracker

Dell Venue 8 Pro's wireless keyboard and case

ASUS MeMO Pad 8

Logitech Ultrathin Bluetooth keyboard for Apple's iPad Air

2013 GMC Terrain

Honeywell HFD320 AirGenius 5 Air Cleaner & Odor Reducer

Dell Venue 8 Pro Tablet

TomTom US & Canada App for Android

Withings Pulse fitness tracker

Sonos PLAY:1 wireless streaming speaker

Martian Passport series smartwatch

Nextivity Cel-Fi RS2 Signal Strength booster

HTC Desire (2013)

Motorola Moto G

iPad mini with Retina Display

Nexus 5

Microsoft Surface 2

Tenqa Fit Bluetooth Earbuds for Sports

HTC One mini

Apple iPad Air

Sony Xperia Z1

BlackBerry Z30

TYLT VU Wireless Charging Stand

Keizus Quadropod + Clamp

Sphero 2.0

Chromecast

Griffin Technology WoodTone Headphones

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Philips Saeco Poemia Espresso Machine

Nokia Lumia 1020

Huawei Ascend Mate

LG G2

Samsung Galaxy Mega

Apple 5c Case

Apple 5s Case

Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5c

Apple Airport Extreme (2013)

Nexus 7 (2013)

Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth speaker and handsfree

2013 Inifiniti FX37 Crossover

Moto X

Sony Xperia Z

Huawei Ascend Y300 on Bell and Virgin

TIMEX Intelligent Quartz Linear Indicator Chronograph watch

BlackBerry Q5

MIO Alpha Heart Rate Monitor

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Android Tablet

Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (2013)

Chevrolet Sonic RS Turbo

 

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Jan312011

SourceCode: IBM turns 100, Android overtakes Symbian

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google's Android OS has finally overtaken Nokia's Symbian OS as the world's most popular smartphone platform in the fourth quarter, according to the research firm Canalys. 32.9m phones running  various versions of Android were sold to retailers and mobile networks in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with Symbian's total sales of 31m in the quarter, the report said.

Canalys also noted that Nokia managed to retain its lead as the single biggest smartphone vendor, with a 30.6% share of phones shipped. Here's where things get interesting. Symbian is only available in Nokia handsets, while Google's Android OS can be found in devices from Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, HTC, Motorola, Acer, Sharp, Toshiba among others.

The fourth quarter also saw the worldwide smart phone market hit new highs, with shipments of 101.2 million units representing year-on-year growth of 89%. The final quarter took shipments for the year to fractionally below 300 million units, with an annual growth rate of 80% over 2009. Smart phones are a growing and dominant segment that consumers don't appear to mind spending on and we've seen smartphone adoption grow exponentially in the past year.

Will Nokia continue on with Symbian? Or will it consider adopting Android for its future smartphones while maintaining Symbian for its feature phones? Nokia's current CEO, Canadian Stephen Elop, is the former head of Microsoft's business division. Is a tie-up with Windows Phone 7 and Nokia hardware even a possibility? These are all interesting questions going forward, the answers of which could change the landscape of the mobile industry.

IBM hits 100-year milestone

 

IBM is celebrating its 100th year anniversary this June and it is really hard to imagine where the personal computer and consumer electronics industry would be without Big Blue. While IBM has eased out of the consumer-end of the business, selling its computer assets to Lenovo in 2005, it still power a lot of the technology and systems that the world uses to operate businesses today.

Throughout its history, IBM has spearheaded innovation and taken substantial risks on emerging technologies that have proven to be the foundation of today's technology backbone. 

With countless patents, inventions and innovations, IBM has touched all aspects of our lives and impacted progress on a major scale.

The personal computer and the notebook computer are just a few of the indispensable tools that IBM developed which took the industry by storm. Some of us remember the days when it was IBM vs. Apple in the PC world and when clone PC manufacturers replicated each iteration of the IBM PC.

IBM can even be credited for inventing the tablet computer way ahead of its time. The very first ThinkPad (left) was a pen-based tablet computer. The 2521 from 1992 was a slate computer designed for rugged use and also incorporated a 20 MB flash drive showing how innovative IBM was with the ThinkPad line.

Today, IBM's business is enterprise focused and ever present in big business but it is interesting to pause and celebrate their achievements through their website.

 

 

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