What used to be confined to the bedroom, now thanks to the internet, can be broadcast all over the world. And while some have found on-screen success with their..
The popular video game Angry Birds is jumping off smart phones and onto the big screen in a new animated 3D film due to be released in 2016, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced.
Smart phones do many things these days: surf the Internet, send e-mail, take photos and video .
In 1973, a Motorola engineer named Martin Cooper invented the mobile phone.
To meet the future of retail banking, cross Moi Avenue into the rougher part of downtown Nairobi, pass the Chicken Spot restaurant and squeeze between four stalls selling counterfeit mobile phones, and you’ll reach a door and behind it a tiny room containing a hat stand, a wall calendar, a strip light and a desk. Patrick Maina’s offices don’t look like a bank, his bank Safaricom doesn’t sound like one, and Maina doesn’t appear at all like a banker: 38 years old, he likes his suits iridescent and his head shaved; his manner is friendly and modest
Just a few years ago, Samsung was the brand you bought if you couldn’t afford Sony or Toshiba. Suddenly it’s the name that consumers all over the world–especially young ones–seek out for the most fun and stylish models of everything from cell phones to flat-panel plasma TVs.
The five Buddhist monks hurried toward the gleaming bullet train, their wooden sandals click-clacking on the platform, their pale gray robes fluttering in their wake.
The price wars have gone nuclear. From Target’s $3 coffeemakers to Best Buy’s half-price washing machines to Staples’s $350 laptops, the theme of this holiday shopping season is, without a doubt, “we sell for less.” Even Wal-Mart’s commitment to “every day” low prices isn’t preventing it from going lower.
Three weeks ago, I got a call on a friend’s iPhone while in the middle of a desert; cell phone coverage had come to Burning Man. By contrast, several calls I made last night to my parents from my San Francisco, California, apartment were dropped and a subsequent connection became garbled
Peter Gathungu walks more than a mile to a shopping center, where he pays a sizable sum to charge his cell phone. That’s because electricity is nonexistent in Gathungu’s hometown of Njoro, in northwest Kenya. Landlines and other forms of communication are not as efficient, so Gathungu and millions of others in emerging nations rely on mobile phones.