Several apps out there can turn your smartphone into a smart remote control with the help of some other hardware. One of those apps is the Peel Smart Remote app. Peel has announced some interesting new milestones for the application.
LG announced several new products during MWC 2014 last month. Among those, new smartphones that the firm announced ahead of the show was the LG L90. The L90 is the largest device in the L series III lineup. That entire line are devices aimed at budget shoppers.
Apple has finally played its first hand in automotive, and while it's not a car with an Apple logo on its hood, CarPlay could eventually be an even bigger deal. That's not the case today, however. CarPlay still feels like a beta, perhaps more so than Siri ever was at launch, and if Apple is to take it from there to establishing the sort of ubiquity of the iPhone, it has a significant challenge ahead.
The closest you'll get to an iCar, and what Apple claims is the future for the dashboard, CarPlay represents Apple's play in the next big battle around mobility. Dubbed "the best iPhone experience on four wheels" and already gaining the support of some big names in automotive, Apple CarPlay bridges the iOS experience with the center console and promises both greater functionality and greater safety than the native infotainment systems you'd usually find while behind the wheel. Read on past the cut for the full low-down.
By now you’ve likely seen the "selfie" photo taken by Ellen DeGeneres at the 2014 Oscars. What you might not know is the process that lead up to it - and no, that didn’t just happen to be Ellen’s everyday phone taking a selfie for the fun of it. It is true, on the other hand, that the photo did turn out quite well due to the relative excellence of the device at hand.
While others obsess over fingers, Fujitsu wants your palms instead. Going against the flow, it plans to employ palm-vein scanning on smartphones in the future. The company, who is one of its few, if not the only, commercial evangelists, believes the technology to be more secure and reliable than TV's favorite metacarpal.
Today, Apple officially entered the automobile infotainment market with the announcement of CarPlay. This car system connects your iPhone to your car to provide a hands-free and even eyes-free driving experience, while enjoying your music, getting updated with the latest traffic conditions, and receiving or making those important phone calls.
Nissan is showing off its new full-LCD rearview mirror, which beams a live camera feed from the back of the car to a switchable display that can be flicked between regular glass or enhanced video. Designed to give better rear visibility as well as still provide a clear picture even if there's rain on the back window, low-light conditions, or even just a full rear-seat.
There’s a set of three devices that’ve been revealed over the past week by Sony int he Xperia line of smartphones and tablets for Sony. That is the Sony Xperia M2, the smallest and least powerful of the three, and the Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet. These three devices will be rolling out on the top and mid-tier, while the Xperia Z1 Compact is the smallest of the crew.
Boeing is a name that is synonymous with aircraft. We talked about Boeing when the 787-9 Dreamliner completed its maiden voyage in 2013. While most of Boeing is focused on making aircraft for the military and civilian markets, the company is working on other products. One of those projects has been tipped by the FCC and it is a smartphone.