Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

Only Connect: Apple’s new Lightning connector splits opinion

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.The latest iPhone 5 will undoubtedly be a great success and sell by the truck load. Something that is very interesting…

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Microsoft’s Surface meets Parrot’s AR.Drone

A bit of fun for a Friday afternoon. Engadget bills this as “Microsoft’s Surface becomes the world’s biggest remote control for the AR.Drone”Check out the video of software running on Microsoft’s platform to control the French company’s drone, which we’ve also written about…

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Cutting the cord with cable TV

A guest post by Matthew Scherer of DataBeans.net Cable television traces its origins back to 1948, and the basic model has surprisingly managed to stay very relevant since then with the addition of a few key features, such as HD content, over the past few years. But cable’s…

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iPhone popcorn app

A bit of fun for a Friday afternoon, for the Digital Life category. What do you make of this? Just how is this done, or is it a fake? Leave your thoughts in the Comments box below…

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Made By Monkeys iPhone 4 antenna poll

The strap line for our Made By Monkeys blog is ‘great ideas, bad execution’. The question is, does the iPhone 4′s steel band antenna system now fall into this category.Check out a new poll we are running on the blog on this issue, in the wake of reports…

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Will he or won’t he (buy an iPad)?

Electronics Weekly’s esteemed Component Editor, David Manners, has many virtues, but I’m sorry to say it seems constancy is not one of them. Not when it comes to an Apple iPad…On the Mannerisms blog, he was against it, and then for it, and now he is agin…

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Photos: iPhone apps for engineers

A new Picture Gallery has been added to our index – a roundup of interesting iPhone apps for those engineers lucky enough to own the Apple phone.Apps covered range from scientific calculators to logic tables and German translation tools…View the iPhone apps for engineers gallery View all Electronics Weekly…

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Picture Gallery – The smartest business smartphones

A new Picture Gallery has been added to our index – a look at the smartest business smartphones currently available. We’ve written about most of them, at least tangentially, but here is a pictorial overview.From the HTC Hero and Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 to the Palm Pre and the…

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Apple unveils iPhone 3GS

Last night at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference the company, as expected, announced the iPhone 3GS.The S stands for speed, by the way. Err, okay…Apple claims everything about the phone – from browsing to app loading is at least two-times as fast.While the exterior is unchanged, there…

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Google Latitude searches for results

The most basic search question of all: “Where are you?”…I was writing about GPS developments yesterday, and today an interesting press release from Google arrives in my inbox. Announcing Google Latitude, it promises a solution to friends questioning you ‘Where are you?’”It is an opt-in feature in…

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