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How Wireless Charging Works

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by on May 22, 2012 1:13 am
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Charging Kit

If you’re like me, you find having to plug in your phone to charge it quite annoying. After all, we now live in a wireless world. What could be more cumbersome than having your phone plugged into the wall half the day? Wireless charging isn’t new, for example Palm (R.I.P)…

Should Samsung or Google Buy webOS?

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by on August 29, 2011 11:56 pm
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samsung-webos

According to a report from Digitimes, Samsung is considering buying webOS from HP. Some people think that this is because of Google buying Motorola, and while this may be true to some extent, Samsung have been weighing their options for a while now. They made the Bada OS as a…

iphone-3g-vs-palm-pre

The mobile market experienced an earthquake when Apple launched in 2007. But it wasn’t felt right away. It was an earthquake that was felt gradually, and increasing in strength as time went by. It took a while for the other manufacturers to realize the implications of the touchscreen smartphone. The…

For those folks out there that can remember using Graffiti on the old Palm OS devices, you will be happy to know Access has now released a version of its classic text input system for Android OS devices.  The download includes the original Graffiti strokes, which allows text input to…

In what can only be considered fantastic news for the Android platform, one of the main forces behind Palm’s lovely and easy to use webOS user interface, Matias Duarte, has joined fellow Danger Inc. alum Andy Rubin on Google’s Android development team.  Duarte is now the User Experience Director for…

Thanks to Slashdot, there is a rumor floating around that Palm may be dropping their beloved WebOS platform in favor of Android. The leak comes from a Slashdot reader who believes that an internal memo is (or will be) circulated stating the following, “While Palm is incredibly proud of our…

Flying somewhat under the radar is the news that O2 UK will now be getting the Samsung i7500 device in August this year. Ewan, from Mobile Industry Review, wandered into his local O2 store on Friday this week to pick up a brochure of the up and coming devices. The…

Telstra executives quoted by SmartHouse.com.au, the next Android powered smartphone from HTC will be even better than the Palm Pre, which those executives were briefed on at the 2009 CES show in Las Vegas. SmartHouse attributes the following quote to the Telstra folks: We have seen both and we believe…