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The latest news and trends in mobile technology, events, and more.

Best New Battery Technology Debuted at CES 2015

January 12, 2015 | By |

Powerful new battery technology debuted at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas.

As usual, there was an ocean of tech gadgets, gizmo’s, and innovation as the world’s leading companies fought to display the “next big thing”. This year, everything from Mercedes Benz’s self-driving autonomous prototype to LG’s massive 77-inch 4k flexible OLED television filled the convention center. Here are some top picks for the best new battery technology debuted at CES 2015: Read More

Powerful Event Technology That Ignites Show Traffic & Engagement

January 5, 2015 | By |

The most successful events these days have powerful event technology that can ignite show traffic and engagement. Sure, you need a smart theme, addressable market and remarkable venue. But add some of these event technologies, and your crowd is sure to be pleased.

Live Streaming – Some attendees can’t attend a live event because of schedule or location. Many events offer live broadcasts or virtual events. Companies such as Livestream are make it possible for an audience to be a part of the event without needing to physically attend. This is a great way for event planners to push their content to a larger audience and build loyalty. Many platforms also offer “pay-per-view” models so event planners can generate an additional revenue stream. Read More

Trade Shows and Cell Phone Charging Stations: A Powerful Duo

December 23, 2014 | By |

Trade shows are booming, and a cell phone charging station is just the ticket to draw attendees to your booth.

There’s no better way to increase foot traffic at your trade show booth than to set up a charging station for mobile devices. Just think about it – you’ve got hundreds of attendees, and just a few spare outlets strewn across the conference room. Read More

Technology in the Gaming Industry: The Casino of the Future

December 20, 2014 | By | 2 Comments">2 Comments

The stakes in the casino business are extremely high. Building and operating even a small casino can cost well in to the tens of millions of dollars, and large ones over a hundred million. While there are millions to be made in the business, recent bankruptcies such as Trump’s Taj Mahal show there is also millions to be lost. With that, the gaming industry is looking for any way at all to make its business more efficient, more secure, more adaptable, and ultimately more profitable in the future. Here are some of the latest technology trends for casinos: Read More

Top 3 Android Tablets (Review of Specs, Battery Life, Performance, Price)

December 11, 2014 | By | 2 Comments">2 Comments

Veloxity’s comparison of the top android tablets by specs, battery life, performance, and price.

If you are in the market for a new tablet, same as with smartphones, you have a choice between 2 major operating systems: Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. For those already committed to the Apple ecosystem, the IPad will be their choice of tablet. But what about those of us who prefer the other side of the spectrum i.e. Android? Read More

The Rise of Chinese Smartphones (Mobile Phone Review)

Have you noticed the rise of the Chinese smartphones in the US market? Here’s a brief review.

If you want to buy a new smartphone device in the United States, you are currently limited to American, South Korean, and Japanese phones. Chinese manufacturers, except for HTC, have yet to infiltrate the US market. This trend is changing as Chinese manufacturers are starting to produce competitive phones that are becoming more and more popular with American buyers. Manufacturers such as OnePlus, Oppo, Huawei and Xiaomi are quickly claiming lost ground in the smartphone marketplace. Read More

How Dirty Are Cell Phones? Statistics Show Devices Contain 25,000 Germs

It’s a well-known fact that cell phones are dirty objects, but just how dirty are they? Cell phone statistics show that each square inch contains roughly 25,000 germs, making it one of the filthiest things you come in contact with on a daily basis. That’s something to think about the next time you press your face to your phone. Read More

Fast Charge Technology for Phones Makes Standby Time Irrelevant

Fast charge technology for phones is evolving at a rapid rate and making standby time practically irrelevant.

Thanks to the smart geeks at Oppo, Samsung, and Motorola, cell phone owners might not have to angina from dreaded dead battery anxiety.

Oppo is one of the first manufacturers in the fast charge technology for phones race. . Being a fairly new manufacturer in the United States, Oppo entered the market with the Find 7 & 7A, a high end flagship device with top tier specifications and most importantly, the ability to charge 90% of the phones 3,000 mAh battery in 45 minutes with Oppo’s VOOC Rapid Charge charger. After observing Oppo’s success with Find 7 and its rapid charge technology, other manufacturers followed suit. Samsung, a giant in the mobile phone market now offers similar fast charge capabilities in their Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 smartphones. Both phones come with bespoke charging ports to allow for the fast charge capabilities. The Note 4’s fast charge capability allows the phones battery to charge from 0-50% in 30 minutes. Read More

Top Six Reasons Your Trade Show Booth Needs a Mobile Charging Station

Want to increase traffic and improve networking? Here’s the top six reasons you need a charging station at your next trade show.

In your mind, picture the most recent conference you attended. How many people were actually interacting with each other, and how many had their faces stuck in a phone, tablet, or other mobile device? Probably more of the latter than the former, right? Read More

London Phone Booths Become Cell Phone Charging Stations

Cell phone charging stations are popping up everywhere. In fact, some of London’s iconic telephone booths are being re-purposed as cell phone charging stations.

London’s world-famous red telephone booths are an aesthetic staple of the city. However, with mobile-phone use constantly increasing, traditional pay phones are fast becoming a thing of the past. The solution? Convert them to solar-powered mobile charging stations. Read More