Near field communication (NFC) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them into close proximity, usually no more than a few centimetres. Present and anticipated applications include contactless transactions, data exchange, and simplified setup of more complex communications such as Wi-Fi.
With the sleek and sophisticated Motorola PRO+, brought to you by Motorola Mobility Inc., you can have your own personal assistant that fits right in your pocket. This supreme blend of touch screen, full QWERTY keyboard and Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread) makes this smartphone ready for anything. The Motorola PRO+ will be available in Asia and
Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT) is a British satellite telecommunications company, offering global, mobile services. It provides telephony and data services to users worldwide, via portable or mobile terminals which communicate to ground stations through eleven geostationary telecommunications satellites. Inmarsat’s network provides communications services to a range of governments, aid agencies, media outlets and businesses with
OK, so you finally broke down and got a new smartphone to replace the old device that you’ve been using for the last few years. Whether you are a first time user of a smartphone or you are an expert, changing to a new device can be overwhelming and frustrating. If you’ve found yourself on
Just when most people thought that mobile phones could not get better than the Apple iPhone, a series of Smartphones have made their glorious entrance. The concept of applications for smartphones, is not new. Actually, it dates back to 1992, when the first smartphone, named Simon, was invented. It included such apps as a clock,
BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system, developed by Research In Motion for its BlackBerry line of smartphone handheld devices. The operating system provides multitasking and supports specialized input devices that have been adopted by RIM for use in its handhelds, particularly the trackwheel, trackball, and most recently, the trackpad and touchscreen. The BlackBerry
Smartphones have become a part of contemporary life. Although some time ago, we wouldn’t think what the difference between a common cell phone and a smartphone is, today, with the massive increase in the smartphone sales, we have started wondering which the best smartphone is. Evolving from personal digital assistants (PDAs), a whole cluster of