Wednesday, December 11, 2019

AMAZON: MORE E-GADGETS TO FOLLOW KINDLE

May 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Flushed with the success of its Kindle ebook reader, Amazon is planning to introduce a number of other e-commerce gadgets, including a smartphone that will produce 3D images without glasses, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Friday), citing people familiar with the company’s plans. The 4G device would also allow users to navigate through content […]

MORE THAN HALF OF IPAD OWNERS WATCH VIDEO

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Suggesting that size really does matter, a new study by comScore has revealed that 53 percent of iPad and other tablet users watch video or TV shows on their device at least once a month versus 20 percent of smartphone users. In addition, 19.9 percent of the tablet users said that they watched video content […]

INDIAN TV REPORTERS EXPOSE LAWMAKERS WATCHING PORN

March 14, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Two legislators in the Indian state of Karnataka have been suspended from the Legislative Assembly after a local television station photographed them watching pornographic films on a smartphone while seated in the House. Each are state cabinet ministers — Cooperation Minister Lakshman Savadi and Women and Child Welfare Minister C.C. Patil. Also suspended was Environment […]

“RABBIT EARS” COME TO SMARTPHONES

January 5, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

FilmOn.com, a website that offers dozens of cable and broadcast channels over the Internet — but not any associated with the major broadcast networks — has found a way to bring local network stations onto smartphone screens without facing further legal problems from the networks. While the website offers à la carte access to dozens […]

“ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY” TO LINK PAGES TO THE WEB

April 16, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Entertainment Weekly plans to include barcodes in its upcoming summer movie preview issue that, when scanned by a reader with a smartphone, will bring up trailers for the 20 movies featured in the issue. The trailers are hosted by YouTube and employ a special barcode developed by Microsoft that will also appear in the magazine’s […]