New Battery Charges With Hand Crank
Jan 3, 2002, 4:12 AM by (staff)
Mobile phone manufacturer Motorola has teamed up with Freeplay Energy Group to create a hand-powered energy source for mobile phones. Turning the handle on the FreeCharge mobile-phone power source for 45 seconds grants three to six minutes of talk time for any Motorola-made mobile phone. It's expected to sell for about $65 and will be available from retailers by the end of the quarter.
ARM Reveals DynamIQ Processor Design with AI In Mind
Mar 21, 2017
ARM today announced DynamIQ, a new way to manage multi-core systems that gives them the ability to scale exactly to the tasks or needs at hand. DynamIQ expands on ARM's big.LITTLE technology, which allows for paired sets of high-power and low-power processor cores to tackle specific tasks based on the computing requirements.
WhatsApp Improves Group Chat Tools
May 15, 2018
WhatsApp today added a handful of features to its group chat function that should improve the experience. For example, a new group description provides a short blurb that explains the purpose, topic, and guidelines behind each group.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Motorola Updates Affordable Lineup for 2018
Apr 19, 2018
Motorola today announced four new affordable Android phones coming to the U.S. market before mid-year.
Snapdragon 845 Boasts Advanced Imaging Tools and AI Smarts
Dec 6, 2017
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform, its flagship system-on-a-chip for 2018. Qualcomm expects the module to form the core of next year's top smartphones, which it will endow with multimedia smarts for both audio and video.