Apple patent reveals new way to solve its sapphire needs

Jul 31

Apple has spent the last couple of years trying to make sapphire a primary component to the iPhone, but so far it hasn’t gone beyond the TouchID controls, and the primary camera lens. By now we already know the hole drama with GT Advanced a few months ago, sending Apple’s plans to a dramatic halt. We do see the company with some solutions for the current...

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Is 2015 the year of the catch-up smartphones (and will any of them be any good)?

Jul 31

Some years we see amazing jumps in the technological specs that come packaged into smartphones. Other years, not so much. Regardless, smartphone makers try to release a really remarkable smartphone almost every year – but it seems like they miss that target more often than it’s hit.Part of that is likely due to the the fact that OEMs are engaged in a...

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Build robots, sensors, and more with the Raspberry Pi + last chance for the OSTraining Dev course

Jul 31

For a limited time only, you can save 93 percent on a learner’s bundle on how to use the innovative Raspberry Pi miniature computer to make an almost limitless number of electronics projects. Plus, save big on the Exocharge Three-Port USB Car Charger and a lifetime subscription to OSTraining developer courses.Raspberry Pi Hacker BundleReady to build robots?...

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AT&T responds to BBB complaint, Lumia 830 likely to never get Lumia Denim update

Jul 31

The Lumia Denim update has come and gone for many Windows Phone owners. Announced back at IFA in September 2014, the update continued to roll out to devices through early spring. One phone, however, missed the update, and it was the Lumia 830 for AT&T. It is ironic, if only because Denim was co-announced with the Lumia 830 at IFA yet it was the AT&T Lumia...

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B612 is a pretty good selfie camera app from the makers of LINE

Jul 31

LINE, the popular messaging service from Japan, has announced the release of a Windows Phone version of B612, the popular camera app made especially for selfies and already available for Android and...

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