New L-Style phones from LG

From basic phones to smartphones, LG offers a wide range of models. Each model offers a specific set of features in proportion to the budget opted by users. Along-with other mobile phone manufacturing majors such as Samsung, HTC and Nokia, LG launches attractive new models with new features quite often. Recently, LG announced a new […]

Google, Apple & Microsoft agree on Universal Privacy Policy for Smartphone Apps

Apparently the U.S. Government hasn’t heard that privacy is dead. Instead the California’s attorney general held a gathering of the world’s major smartphone companies: Apple, Google, HP, Microsoft, Amazon.com and Research in Motion, to decide on the future of smartphone-driven internet privacy. The goal for the attorney general was to cajole the leading smartphone manufacturers […]

New Mobile Real Estate tool Flaretag: an interview with creator, 10-year Nokia Veteran Daniel Arroyo

The smartphone revolution is bringing the power of the internet to our daily lives via the powerful apps that are integrating our online and offline worlds. And those apps are being built by techno-geek-entrepreneurs such as Daniel Arroyo. Daniel is a mobile-oriented entrepreneur, and creator of Flaretag — “a platform to connect web content with […]

Apple’s Passcode-Based Security Fairly Useless

Apple’s security as of late is as effective as a one-armed man clapping. Not only can anyone access a password-protected iPad if it has a Smart Cover, Apple’s new brainchild Siri can be used to pilfer personal information despite a passcode lock. Damn You Siri A fatal flaw in Siri was recently discovered, tarnishing the […]

“I’m Getting Arrested” App perfect for Occupy Wallstreeters or pill-popping, drunk-driving, shoplifting celebrities

Getting arrested? There’s an app for that. Yes, it is official, there is an app for everything now. Inspired by the arrests of peaceful protesters in the Occupy Wall street movement the “I’m Getting Arrested” app was created to let loved ones, lawyers, or the media aware that you are currently getting arrested. The “I’m […]

Nexercise – gamify and make exercise enjoyable

Nexercise is a free iPhone game that encourages people to exercise more frequently and consistently, by making the experience of exercising more fun and rewarding. To play all you need to do is exercise for a minimum of 15 minutes with your smartphone on you. The app measures the motion of the device to prove […]

Most Popular Open Source Platform Isn’t

Out of a survey done of eight major open source mobile platforms, Android was dead last. Android, the open-source underdog, scored just 23% on an openness survey – making it not only the lowest scorer but also the only platform to score less than 58%. Bazinga! The report from VisionMobile evaluated Android, Eclipse, the Linux […]

Microsoft’s New OS Mango Finally Catching up with the Crowd

During their Microsoft’s MIX ’11 conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced their upcoming release of Mango, the new Windows Phone OS. Mango is expected this fall. Mango will be Microsoft’s offering to finally compete with the more robust operating systems currently dominating the market — finally bringing features already popular in the market like multitasking.

Nokia’s Symbian gets OS CPR

Just when we thought that Symbian had joined the technology graveyard — buried alongside the Betamax and AmigaOS, it gets OS CPR. Symbian gets a revival even after Nokia executive Stephen Elop’s internal memo was leaked, a memo in which he pronounced Symbian DOA by comparing it to a platform on fire (and not in […]

Digging deep into 3D Smartphones – Do they really work?

Most, or at-least some of the best 3D smartphones you can ditch your glasses and still watch the 3D effect on your mobile phone. These smartphones have a layer in front of the screen that allows visualization of Stereographic 3D images. The layer is comprised of parallax barriers, a series of tiny slits that helps […]