Chrome Voice Search Now Built In: No Add-on Required

Google chrome voice search has been available as a Chrome extension for some time; therefore, if you’ve wanted hands-free Google voice search (à la Android’s Now Launcher) on the desktop, you’ve so far had to install a Chrome extension. This is not longer the … Continue reading

Blackphone encrypted communications to the masses

The Blackphone handset, which is being unveiled at Mobile World Congress, goes on sale in June for $629. It looks like a typical Android smartphone and is based on a security-hardened version of the OS called “PrivatOS.” Standard applications include … Continue reading

Google Project Tango Gives Spatial Understanding to Mobile Devices

What if your mobile device could determine whether it was in the garage, the kitchen, or the living room by the shape of it or be sound echo-location (the way sound reverberates in a room), and changed the TV’s volume, … Continue reading

Smartphone Sales Surge According to Gartner

According to Gartner (a leading technology research and advisory company) the worldwide smartphone market in sales grew by 42.9 percent year-over-year in Q1, 2013.  Gartner pegs the total number of sales at 210 million units driven by the smartphone sales … Continue reading

BlackBerry OS10 New Features

Even though BlackBerry has been late to the smartphone, the all new BlackBerry 10 OS comes with modern features which make it a lot superior to the OS7 platform and on par to the experience in other smartphone platforms like … Continue reading

The Ouya Android is Coming to a Gaming Platform Near You

According to OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman, ‘For the last year or two years all we’ve been hearing is that the consoles are dead. The reason is there isn’t new, innovative intellectual property. It’s expensive to develop on it. You’re seeing … Continue reading

Looking for a Blackberry Tablet…You May be Disappointed

Blackberry CEO, Thorsten Heins commented about tablets during his press conference at the Blackberry 10 launch and was not very optipistic.  According to Heins, “The tablet business is rather difficult.”  With the plethora of Android tablet makers on the market, … Continue reading