Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. Its best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod media player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. Its consumer software includes the OS X and iOS operating…

 
 

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…

 

Apple® today announced that GarageBand®, its breakthrough music creation app, is now available for iPhone® and iPod touch® users. Introduced earlier this year on iPad®, GarageBand uses Apple’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ interface to make it easy for anyone to create and record their own songs, even if they’ve never played an instrument before. “GarageBand on iPad…

 

Apple has announced that iPhone 4S, the most amazing iPhone yet, will be available in Hong Kong, South Korea and 13 additional countries on Friday, November 11. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 4S beginning on Friday, November 4. iPhone 4S is packed with incredible new features including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for blazing…

 

Android is an operating system for mobile devices which consists of middleware and key applications, and uses a modified version of the Linux kernel. It was initially developed by Android Inc., a firm later purchased by Google, and lately by the Open Handset Alliance. It is also rummored that Android OS smartphones ranked second among…

 

Samsung also moved ahead of Nokia, with its flagship Galaxy S II product performing well, but its overall performance was underwhelming, considering the opportunities offered by the upheaval at Nokia. Samsung has failed to fully capitalize on Nokia’s weakened state around the world, as the Finnish company rides out a challenging transitional period. Samsung is…

 

With shipments of 20.3 million iPhones and a market share of 19%, iOS overtook Nokia’s Symbian platform during the quarter to take second place worldwide. In doing so, Apple also became the world’s leading individual smart phone vendor, stripping Nokia of its long-held leadership position. ‘The iPhone has been a phenomenal success story for Apple…

 

Various smart phones utilize different operating systems.  These operating systems affect the smart phone’s capabilities, such as how easy they are to use, and how quickly they perform.  The various operating systems also determine the add-on applications that are available to your smart phone. The costs for these smart phone applications can range from hundreds…

 

The new Google Nexus One is more than a new smart phone, it is a new way of buying smart phones.  Traditionally, to date, people had to go to a service provider, like Telus , Bell Mobility or Rogers Communications and buy the phones that the carriers provided;  you buy the service, and the phone…