Nokia, one of the world’s leading mobile device manufacturers has developed a new piece of alert technology which the company hopes to patent and incorporate into the design of all future Nokia phones. The technology, which has been described as a “magnetic tattoo” is certainly groundbreaking, involving the use of metal ores which would create a sensation of tingling in the arm of the phone user, requiring them to scratch it in order to stop the alert, but providing a guaranteed way of ensuring that the user knows when they have a call on their phone or when the battery needs charging. » Vibrating “tattoo” Alerts For Nokia Phones
Using a device like the new iPad allows you to merge many gadgets into one, streamlining your digital life. That is, when you have a tablet like the new iPad you no longer need other gadgets, such as an e-reader, laptop or iPod touch. Jump over the break to see the timeline of these gadgets, as well as what they are worth! » Streamlining Your Digital Life With The New iPad [infographic]
Earlier Apple already announced that the winner of its 25 billion app countdown contest was Fu Chunli (see above), a resident of Qingdao, China who downloaded “Disney Where’s My Water? Free” and won a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card. M.I.C. Gadget reported that she had only been an iPhone user for a month at the time of milestone and had been unaware of the contest until she was contacted by Apple.
Fu Chunli was not a big fan of Apple, and had only purchased her iPhone for about one month, still learning how to use the App Store. She didn’t know anything about the competition until she was contacted by Apple. When she received a call from staff at Apple (China), she thought it was a hoax. She was still confused when a friend told her that she received a prize from Apple, but did not believe her luck until she saw an email from Apple Inc.
The China Morning News reports Foxconn is hiring 20,000 workers for production of the new iPhone in a place called Taiyuan in Shanxi Province, Northern China. » Approximately 20,000 New Foxconn Workers Recruited, Strikes Might FollowGoogle+
The website MoneySavingHeaven offers advice on topics such as bank accounts, mobile phone contracts and consumer rights to save lots of money. Speaking about mobile phone contracts, what about the iPhone 4s deals? Are you planning on buying one? Let’s have a quick look at what you can do to save money when you’ve decided to buy an iPhone. » Save Money On The iPhone 4S With Advice From MoneySavingHeavenGoogle+
Free games with ads need more power form the battery than games without ads. A new study by IT scientist, Abhinav Pathak, from Purdue University proofs this. At least 75% of the energy needs of an app are used for downloading ads and collecting user data.Google+