Google has conducted a survey on the use of smartphones and how they influence our lives and how we influence businesses with our smartphones daily. The survey was carried out by Ipsos OTX and it features many statistical facts and a short video, explaining the results. Of ocurse, the research was focused on marketing and it aims to explore and promote the smartphone as the next-gen ad platform and a source of new revenue for Google (their business is ads, you know).
The results of the research show that we use our smartphones vigorously throughout our day, at home and at the office, and even in the bathroom. Read more »
Two days ago Nintendo announced its plans to launch a Wii successor next year. The better part of this announcement was that Nintendo will actually demo the new console on the upcoming E3 expo this June in LA.
Nintendo gave no more official information on the subject, but its CEO promised to bring a new approach to home gaming consoles. Read more »
I already love the Samsung Galaxy S2. It is definitely looking like the Android phone to have when it launches. And Samsung is making serious efforts to make it known to everyone with the release of yet another ad for its flagship.
This time, the phone feature in focus is its slim waistline. At only 8.49 mm the phone is currently without analog in its class. Check out the commercial below:
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The “Before – After” scenario seems to be working for Samsung as a new ad for the Galaxy S II proves. It flaunts the Voice Talk feature of the phone, which can aid you (particularly in this case) in sending a text while driving, without the need to, you know, create havoc on the road.
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The Samsung Galaxy S2 is just around the corner and it has already more than proven itself as the next-gen smartphone. How about seeing it get unboxed in a bunch of extreme situations? Yup, it’s the greatest thing to be captured on film since extreme ironing (yes, that’s real too).
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EA seems to be in a holiday spirit. Some of its games for iOS are getting a price cut of up to 80% for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad owners in the UK and its giving away a free iPad 2 to users in the UK, France and Germany, who just need to answer 3 video questions on Facebook.
The discount begins today and the company has dubbed this promotion the EAster – catchy ain’t it? Read more »
“Join the hunt for Golden Eggs!” is Rovio’s slogan appearing in the latest Angry Birds Season commercial. There are golden eggs, Indiana Jones styled font, a really angry bird and… a space shuttle.
NASA even tweeted on Rovio’s wall about this. May be the next Angry Birds is going up…literally? Read more »
The second Samsung Galaxy S II ad is out and it takes us far north where an Eskimo faces a challenge – send an SMS with gloves on. Taking the gloves off isn’t recommended, even predictive text input can’t make sense of text typed with freezing, shaking hands.
So, how does the Galaxy S II help the Eskimo? Well… Read more »
The gap between the sci-fi future of Minority Report and our future just got a little bit smaller.
3 Live Shop takes the online shopping experience to the next level using the latest technology and techno-wizardry. Developed in partnership by B-REEL, Teenage Engineering and Isotop, the new tech allows a touchscreen wielding ’3′ sales assistant to help you with info about your potential purchase by showing you an interactive visual overlay on your own computer screen. They can drag, drop, resize, scale and rotate images and information beaming it straight to you. Read more »
Do you still remember Nokia’s HD Horizons project? It was about capturing the most beautiful places in Britain with a Nokia N8 from the air. Two weeks ago I told you about the first batch of awesome pictures taken by the popular aerial photographer Jason Hawkes.
Nokia N8 camera sample (click to enlarge)
Yesterday Nokia released 34 new breath-taking photos. You have to admit the phone did splendidly. Read more »
So far, it’s only a tech demo, guys, but it sure looks promising. The guys over at EHCI Research Group have found a rather clever way to track the movement of the user’s head with the front facing camera and, along with some software magic, have managed to create an impressive real-time 3D experience on Apple’s own iPad.
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Sony Ericsson came up with another brilliant way to advertise its new XPERIA lineup starting with an Arc video. They replaced all windows and windshields with tin sheets and then cut three holes for the XPERIA Arc screens.
It seems the two phones on the front windshield and the other on the driver’s window were enough for making this wild video: Read more »
It’s been 50 years since the first flight into space (hats off to Yuri Gagarin), pretty remarkable when your average car nowadays has more computing power than the earliest manned spacecraft. The infographic below details some of the amazing ways we’ve traveled beyond into the space starting with Gagarin’s first manned flight, which took place on 12 April 1961.
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Want to shoot a high-speed pursuit from the passenger window of your car? Perhaps a chase scene on foot through city streets or maybe you just want smoother looking videos?
Adding a touch of professionalism to any budding film makers shots, app developer Midnox have released SteadyCam Pro, promising “a professional film camera in your pocket”. Read more »
We stumbled into this photo from the Ovi Store and were nothing short of stunned to find a Symbian application demoed with iPhone screenshots on a Nokia device.
We are wondering if this is an honest mistake, or a purposeful act by a disgruntled group of workers from the Symbian division of the company. Just kidding, aight? Read more »