Smartphones have become a way of life for millions around the globe. On any given day, it wouldn’t be uncommon for someone to unlock and check their phone dozens of times or more. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could actually earn some sort of reward for doing so (outside of being able to place a call, send a text or look something up on the web)?
Most of the business executives and technology professionals I know who have given up their BlackBerry over the past few years have switched to iPhone, and the industry numbers reflect that (even if some of them are now tempted by the Q10 to return to BlackBerry).
However, in 2013 I've been seeing a lot more professionals picking up Android phones. I don't know if that will be reflected as a larger trend in surveys or studies later this year, but since I've been getting more questions and requests for app advice from these professionals, I thought I'd put together a quick list of the first 10 apps they should download on these new Android devices they are using for business.
After years of promises and endless prototype demos, 2013 may finally be the year you get to stash a smartphone in your back pocket without breaking it. Well, at least without crushing the screen anyway.
Yoon Bu-hyun, vice president at LG’s mobile division, recently said the company plans to release a smartphone with an OLED flexible display during the last three months of 2013, according to The Wall Street Journal. LG Electronics and LG Display will work together to develop the phone, Yoon said; LG Display began mass producing flexible displays for e-readers in early 2012.
Smartphones running Mozilla's Firefox OS have gone on sale today.
Spanish retailer Geeksphone has put two Firefox OS smartphones up for sale today. Developers and early adopters can now get their hands on the Keon and Peak handsets with price tags of €91 and €149 excluding VAT respectively.
A photo of Apple's alleged budget iPhone with a plastic case has been leaked online along with a release date and price.
The image shows what could be the polycarbonate plastic shell of the rumoured budget iPhone. Leaked by Tactus, the site says it might be the real deal but isn't making any solid claims.
A concept image of the Apple iPhone 6 shows a radical curved screen design.
Part of a string of concept images including a budget iPhone with a plastic case, MyVoucherCodes has commission the design showing what the iPhone 6 could look like. The design is based on a recent patent meaning a possible curved display.
Author: Zack Arnett
Zack is the Founder/Editor-in-Chief for THCComputerTech since April 2012. Once his website takes off he hopes to get his information to all parts of the world, and writing reviews for the good of his viewers.