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Android max app size goes up

The maximum size for Android apps will be taking one giant leap for mobile-kind according to an announcement on the Android Developers blog. Apps have previously been limited to a paltry 50MB, which is fine for conventional app downloads, but Google have opted to increase the file size ceiling to 4GB allow for other application types like 3D interactive games. The APK file that apps use will still...[Read More]

Marvel enters the iBookstore

Comic book heavyweight Marvel has opted to plunge all the way onto Apple’s iBookstore and has released more than 80 graphic novels for sale. Marvel already has a dedicated iOS application that focuses on single issue releases but the recently-announced foray onto the iBookstore will collections being bundled into single editions covering everything from Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Vol. 1 ...[Read More]

Marvel enters the iBookstore

Comic book heavyweight Marvel has opted to plunge all the way onto Apple’s iBookstore and has released more than 80 graphic novels for sale. Marvel already has a dedicated iOS application that focuses on single issue releases but the recently-announced foray onto the iBookstore will collections being bundled into single editions covering everything from Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Vol. 1 ...[Read More]

Haptics tech demoed at MWC

Two companies, Immersion and Senseg, demonstrated advances in haptics technology at the Mobile World Congress this year. Haptics technology is a tactile innovation that gives users the impression that they can feel what is being seen on an electronic device. The technology has been around for some time, mostly utilising vibration or force feedback but both Immersion and Senseg have something new t...[Read More]

Samsung’s Galaxy Beam… projector phone?

Samsung presented the Galaxy Beam handset, which comes complete with a 50-inch projector built in to the unit, at the start of this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC). The Android 2.3 smartphone is, according to Samsung, capable of 720p video recording via its 5-megapixel camera. Samsung’s slightly novel handset is an evolution of the I8520 Galaxy Beam that was released by the company ...[Read More]

Samsung’s Galaxy Beam… projector phone?

Samsung presented the Galaxy Beam handset, which comes complete with a 50-inch projector built in to the unit, at the start of this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC). The Android 2.3 smartphone is, according to Samsung, capable of 720p video recording via its 5-megapixel camera. Samsung’s slightly novel handset is an evolution of the I8520 Galaxy Beam that was released by the company ...[Read More]

OBITUARY: The day I met Steve Jobs

“No, but I did touch his iPod,” I answered when someone asked if I shook Steve Jobs hand. It happened quite by chance. Jobs was addressing a small group of journalists at the Apple Expo in Paris in September 2005 a few weeks after he had launched the latest, thinnest iPod nano. The British journalist behind me was asking about it and Jobs nonchalantly threw it into the crowd. I was sit...[Read More]

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