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What Would Happen if God’s Cell Phone Battery Died?

February 5, 2015 | By |

With their Super Bowl commercial, Mophie imagines an ‘all-powerless’ God, whose cell phone battery has died.

It’s a big enough crisis when one of us mortal souls loses battery life. But what would happen if God’s phone ran out of juice? That’s the premise for Mophie’s 2015 Super Bowl spot, which resembles a big-budget Hollywood disaster film. Read 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

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

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

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

When Does iPhone 6 Come Out? iPhone 6 Release Date

The question we have all been waiting to get answered:

When does the iPhone 6 come out?

Rumors suggest that in just a few weeks Apple will unveil their flagship smartphone. To satisfy curiosity we have compiled the most credible rumors for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6.

Release Date

It has been a long time since Apple last released a smartphone into the market so the wait for iPhone 6 been long awaited. Several sources report that Apple will hold a press event on Sept. 9th to introduce some of what Eddy Cue has been bragging about a few months ago at the Code conference. If they don’t show off the phone here – you can expect the iPhone 6 to be launched by sometime near Sept. 19th. Read More

Staying Connected Inherent for Business & Personal Life

Staying connected” is often used in relation to business – employees, through smartphones and other mobile devices can stay connected to the office and with clients, virtually 24/7. The thing is, staying connected is just as important in all aspects of everyday life, from communicating with friends through texting and social media, to making sure the babysitter can find you in an emergency. Being able to reach someone – whether it’s for work or personal reasons – is as ubiquitous as breathing. Read More

New Rules for In-Flight Use of Electronics | Cell Phone Use on Planes

November 17, 2013 | By |

Content updated on April 21st, 2015.

Since the beginning of media mass consumption, frequent flyers have grown more and more comfortable with enjoying personal electronic devices in-flight, despite warnings and existing rules against their use. This has led airline carriers to re-examine their current operating policies. As a result, the FAA has gone ahead and reduced regulations for cell phone use on planes. This regulation lift also stands for tablets, laptops, e-readers, as well as other electronic devices. Finally, the wait is over!… Or is it? Read More