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Kickstarter of the Week: SONTE DIY Digital Window Shades

Posted on 29/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Tired of mechanical blinds that get jammed? Hate those venetian blinds that block your view even when they’re open? Introducing the Kickstarter of the Week: SONTE DIY Digital Window Shades, the digital shades you can control from your iOS or Android device.


BlackBerry Secure Work Space Now Available for iOS and Android

Posted on 25/06/2013 by Chris Hauk


BlackBerry continues its new focus on services, as it has announced the launch of Secure Work Space, their new solution built on its BlackBerry Enterprise Service. Secure Work Space is compatible with Apple’s iPad and iPhone, as well as Android devices.


Apple Takes a Jab at Android Fragmentation

Posted on 21/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In an apparent jab at Google’s highly fragmented Android platform, AppleInsider notes that Apple has updated their “Optimizing Apps” page for iOS 6 with a shiny new pie chart, noting the profound lack of fragmentation in iOS devices. Notably, the chart shows that 93% of all users are running iOS 6, while just 1% are using a version earlier than iOS 5.


iOS 7 is So Popular, Even Google’s Android Chief Can’t Wait to Try it!

Posted on 21/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s iOS 7 beta has been the talk of the tech community since it was seeded to developers last Monday -but just how popular has it really been? It’s hard to put it into numbers – but as 9to5Mac notes, it’s apparently a bold enough new look and a popular enough release that even Sundar Pichai, Google’s head of Android, couldn’t wait to get his hands on it!


Solar Charging Units for Portable Devices Debut in NYC

Posted on 18/06/2013 by Chris Hauk


One big problem continually presents itself in today’s always on the go, always connected lifestyle, keeping your device charged and ready to go. AT&T, solar kit manufacturer Goal Zero, and Brooklyn’s Pensa Design are attempting to resolve that problem, with Street Charge, a solar-based charging unit.


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