Artificial intelligence pioneer Hans Moravec made an interesting slide showing the evolution of computer power and cost, and the trajectory toward a thinking machine comparable to a human brain. “Evolution of Computer Power/Cost”.
Wikipedia: Hans Moravec (born November 30, 1948 in Austria) is a adjunct faculty member at the Robotics Institute (Carnegie Mellon) of Carnegie Mellon [...]
This week Murdoch’s News Corp. annouced that they are developing a device that would be used to read newspaper content on a large screen. Murdoch says “its time consumers started paying to read Web content.”
Mobile technology could save the ailing newspaper industry, according to Rupert Murdoch, the CEO of News Corp. and one of the [...]
The surge in popularity of mobile applications and smartphones is resulting in significantly greater data consumption, which could soon push existing wireless networks to their limit.
From 2005 to 2012, mobile traffic will have increased a thousand-fold, according to a keynote address at the CTIA Wireless 2009: Mobile Life conference. A Cisco white paper predicted that [...]
Skype and Apple announced the official Skype Application at CTIA 2009.
Months after teasing us at CES with an announcement of Skype’s native VoIP client for the iPhone, the free Skype for iPhone will finally be available to download from the iTunes App Store sometime on Tuesday. We got a chance to sit down with [...]
Full feature phone is packed with integrated widgets, real Web browsing and IM-style messaging
Motorola today introduced Motorola Evoke QA4, a socially-inclined device with a 2.8” full touch-screen that keeps you constantly connected. Evoke supports different messaging styles with a full touch-screen QWERTY keyboard and slide out traditional keypad. Customize the home screen content with [...]
This Videos shows the Evolution of Mobile Phones from 2985 until today.
You’re bound to recognise a few mobile phones from your past as we take you from 1985 to the present day; and you can even learn a few interesting facts along the way.
For instance, did you know the first mobile phone to feature an [...]
Continuing with the theme of ambient communications and ambient products, I’d like to compare two ambient products on the market – the O2 Joggler and the Chumby.
In 1998, my mobile design company designed and built one of the first wireless portals ever seen (Zingo portal for Lucent). It was way ahead of its time, as [...]
NTT docomo showed a “Separable Phone” as well as a “Wellness Phone” at the Mobile World Congress 2009. See how it works…
At MWC’09 I met an fascinating company called intivation that builds solar-powered cell phones. The uniqueness of this technology is the energy efficiency. The company only uses one solar-cell without the need of connecting several small cells to a solar grid.
The are targeting the 1,6 billion people on the planet that do not have [...]
NTT Docomo showed a mobile projector phone at the Mobile World Congress.
The small projector is integrated in an mobile phone. The device claims to have 40 to 60 minutes of battery life, allowing users to use it for sales pitches, presentations, and office meetings.
The projector uses LED technology to provide up to 10,000 hours [...]