Motorola Patents Shocking Silent Alert
Apr 21, 2006, 12:14 PM by (staff)
Motorola has filed for a patent on a new type of silent alert for mobile devices. Noting that vibrating alert is not truly silent, Motorola has proposed a system that uses mild electrical stimulation instead of a vibrating motor. The user wears a device that can deliver a mild electric charge next to the skin. The phone will wirelessly activate this device to alert you to new calls, messages and more. Motorola has not announced any products with this technology, nor have any even been proposed yet. It is interesting to note that Motorola first developed the vibrating alert that this system is designed to replace.
Silent Circle Says Blackphone to Gain App Store
Silent Circle today announced a forthcoming update to its Blackphone that will add a privacy-focused app store. The storefront will only be available from the Blackphone and will feature apps to help users manage and maintain their personal or professional data.
AT&T's Latest GoPhone Runs On AA Batteries
AT&T today announced the SpareOne Emergency Phone, a simple handset meant purely to serve as a backup phone for critical situations. The SpareOne runs on AA batteries, rather than a rechargeable lithium-polymer power cell.
Blackphone 2 to Arrive In September
Silent Circle has begun accepting preorders for the Blackphone 2, its second-generation secure handset. The device has been upgraded with a larger 5.5-inch full HD screen, faster 1.7GHz octa-core processor, a more generous allotment of RAM at 3GB, and 32GB of internal storage.
Moto X, Moto G, and Moto E to Get Android 4.4.3 from Motorola
Motorola today announced that the Moto X, G, and E handsets can all expect to receive the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update in the days ahead. According to Motorola, the update brings a new dialer, several new theme colors, as well as stability, framework, security fixes, and enhancements to the power profile capabilities.
FIRST PHONE WITH SHOCK ALERT - Moto TAZR
I'll start the class action lawsuit now!
bones boy said:
I don't know about anyone else...but isn't this quite possibly the STUPIDEST idea ever? Screw the class action suit...what about people's health? Hell, with my heart this'd kill me.