Archive for September, 2013

HTC Butterfly 2 front panels leak

HTC Butterfly 2 front panels leak

We're big fans of leaked smartphone photographs around here and today a new leak has surfaced showing off an unannounced HTC smartphone. The photographs aren't of the complete device itself, but rather the photos are of the front panel for the HTC Butterfly 2. The original HTC Butterfly launched last year and sold as the Droid DNA in the US.

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Smartphones help the visually impaired navigate their daily lives

Smartphones help the visually impaired navigate their daily lives

Modern smartphones, such as the iPhone and Android devices, have made it easy for the visually impaired to interact with the world and have made their daily lives easier and more independent. Early on in the smartphone world, devices didn't have much in the way of features that helped the visually impaired. Early on the iPhone only allowed users to enlarge the text, offering no help to those who were unable to see.

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Brinno Camera offers bundles for bike and selfies

Brinno Camera offers bundles for bike and selfies

Brinno has unveiled new camera bundles that include its sleek and relatively small action camera. There are several bundles available that outfit the digital camera to do specific tasks depending on the user's needs. All these bundles use the same small camera and included 2 GB memory card. Power for the cameras comes from four AA batteries and the cameras are all designed for time lapse video.

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iPhone detects earthquakes: seismologists envision universal detection grid

iPhone detects earthquakes: seismologists envision universal detection grid

Italian seismologists Antonino D'Alessandro and Giuseppe D'Anna of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology at Pisa have pinpointed the accuracy of the iPhone accelerometer--the miniscule chip that detects motion, relays the data to the phone's firmware, and ultimately governs the orientation of the phone's display--to detect moderate to strong earthquakes when near the quake's epicenter.

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