News tagged with smartphone application

Amazon Appstore opens to BlackBerry users

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Wednesday a deal with Amazon giving its users access to more than 240,000 software applications from the online retailer's Appstore.

dateJun 18, 2014 in Business
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Smart bike pedals toward accident prevention

Every day, about two people in the U.S. succumb to fatal cycling accidents while more than 130 suffer harmful injuries. But in an era of increasing concern for the environment, cycling is an important mode ...

dateJan 08, 2014 in Engineering
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US Sikhs to report airport abuse by app

Sikh activists, fed up with being singled out at US airports, on Tuesday launched an updated smartphone application to make it easier for passengers to file complaints.

dateNov 26, 2013 in Software
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Samsung applies for patent on wraparound phone display

(Phys.org) —Samsung has applied for a US patent on a new type of wraparound display for a smartphone. According to diagrams in the patent, the wraparound would be more like single bends on either side of the main screen that take up part of the side of the phone. The result is a beveled look, where the bevel can display images and respond to touches just like the main screen. ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Hi Tech & Innovation report
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