The iOS system on iPhones and iPads is very reliable and isn’t that vulnerable for viruses, malware and hackers as Android is. However, no operating system is 100% hacker-proof. This is why it is wise to install some applications that can help you prevent attacks from hackers. Below we created a short list of applications that will protect your smartphone from hackers and give users a better experience using their smartphone and play games. » Best Security apps to Protect your smartphone from Hackers
Bloomberg reports that Nintendo president Satoru Iwata stated in a press conference that the company is now considering a “new business structure” that involves smart devices. Iwata’s newest comments reveal that Nintendo is now seriously considering supporting iOS and other smartphones in some manner in the near future. » Nintendo Considers Smartphone Move After Third Straight Annual Loss
Phillipe Stark has partnered with Paris-based electronics firm Netatmo in creating a device to remotely monitor energy consumption in the home.
Designed to replace most wired and wireless thermostats on the market, the system can also be used with fuel, gas and wood systems. the device adapts to the user by observing their habits, monitoring sleeping patterns and periods of absence from home. It automatically self‐regulates to provide a comfortable temperature tailored to the user’s daily routine, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption.
Water damage is one of the most common ways a cell phone meets its death and to make matters worse it typically voids any warranty. Whether it’s due to a spill, running it through a washing machine or dropping it in the toilet (19% of people have lost their phones to the porcelain throne!), getting your phone wet sucks.
After the panic of ruining your phone wears off, remember that you can save a cell phone from water damage! This infographic “from partselect.com” after the break will show you the do’s and don’ts of dealing with a water-logged cell phone and offers steps to make sure you don’t end up with an expensive paper weight. » How to Save a Wet Cellphone [infographic]
Japanese design-house MUJI has created a new splash-proof “not waterproof” Portable speaker for Smartphone that can interact with any type of touch panel with wet hands, you can not only playback music, but also type emails and search internet. The speaker can be used in either landscape or portrait positioning. Enjoy quality sound while cooking and bath time. Compact and easy to carry. » Splash-Proof Smartphone Speaker by MUJI
Breathometer™ is a new project on indiegogo and is The World’s First Smartphone Breathalyzer! Breathometer is a sleek product that blends seamlessly into your everyday life. Built with your lifestyle in mind, the device has a compact design that fits into the palm of your hand and easily on a keychain. “By using Breathometer, you now have the ability to help prevent accidents. We’re also building some other amazing features like a push of a button cab service.” » Breathometer: Breathalyzer For iPhone
The rumors that Facebook is working on its own phone are going around for a couple of years now and Mark Zuckerberg himself has denied its existence. But now a new report from TechCrunch claims that the social network Facebook indeed has a handset in the works and will be announced next week. » Facebook To Announce Smartphone Next Week?