Tech Updates

Sony Mobile to discontinue mid-range Xperia line up

  Telecommunications company Sony Mobile has confirmed plans to discontinue the mid-range Xperia line-up of smartphones and will only focus on flagship devices going forward. The dropped line up which the company considers “premium standard” includes models like the Xperia XZ Premium and XZs at the top end and mid-rangers like the Xperia XA1 and […]

Gadgets

Mobile devices help clinicians spend more time with patients in Auckland’s Waitemata

Waitemata DHB speech and language therapist Bridget Oliver says her job on the road is now much easier thanks to a new iPad. Speech and language therapist Bridget Oliver used to lug around books, flash cards, forms and photocopied bits of paper as she visited patients in west and north Auckland. But all that has […]

Mobile

Reliance Jio Lyf smartphone offers: Mobile phones prices cut up to 60 pct, now start from Rs 6,898; check top 5 offers

  Reliance Jio Lyf smartphone offers: Amid rumours that Reliance Jio is set to launch a feature phone that will cost you just Rs 500 to Rs 1500, the company has now decided to reduce the prices of already existing Reliance Jio Lyf smartphones. The new feature phone will be launched under Jio’s Lyf brand […]

Windows Mobiles

Alcatel Idol 4 Pro Smartphone With Windows 10 Mobile Launched

  HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel Idol 4 Pro is up for pre-order in Europe The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 820 SoC The Alcatel Idol 4 Pro runs on Windows 10 Mobile While many critics question the existence of Windows in the software ecosystem, some OEMs are still showing belief in Microsoft’s mobile OS and continue […]

Mobile

LG G6 Review: Righting The Course Of Mobile Gadget Development

After the disappointing sales of the G5, South Korean tech giant LG is back with a radically redesigned G6. In the history of consumer electronics, there’s been one constant: as technology advances, gadgets always get smaller and more compact. The last three years, when smartphones actually became increasingly bigger, was an anomaly. An odd blip on […]

Mobile

Mobile council approves new police chief, public safety director

The Mobile City Council has approved the elevation of Mobile Police Chief James Barber to public safety director and Assistant Chief Lawrence Battiste to chief of police. The moves came at a special Tuesday night council meeting, previously scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. at Holloway Elementary School in District 1 as part of […]

Mobile

3 Mobile Solutions to Healthcare Industry Problems

  The health care industry is undergoing a lot of uncertainty and challenges right now — from rising healthcare costs, an influx of patients and more — and medical professionals are struggling to provide patients the care they need. There are, however, several advances in both medical technology and personal health that some innovative startups are using to […]

News Updates

In vintage van, mobile farmer’s market seeks out communities in need

Bradenton, Fla., – Not every neighborhood has access to a farmer’s market. But one community farmer is trying to change that. Thanks to a $100,000 grant through the Department of Health in Manatee County, Christa Leonard is taking her Geraldson Community Farm on the road. Leonard says the money went towards refurbishing a 1972 Airstream […]

Windows Mobiles

No, Microsoft is not ‘killing Windows 10 Mobile’

Microsoft has scotched reports that it has “abandoned” Windows Mobile. Windows 10 is in perpetual beta, and on Thursday the software giant issued new versions for both PC and Mobile, accompanied by some ambiguous notes from Insider Preview manager Donna Sarkar. Then everyone went home for Easter. Sarkar had written: The biggest difference being that […]

News Updates

McDonald’s mobile ordering bet could pay off big

  [FILE] An exterior angle photograph of a new style McDonald’s Restaurant. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Mobile ordering is coming to McDonald’s later this year and Wall Street is ba-da-ba-ba-ba lovin’ it. Shares of Mickey D’s hit an all-time high on Friday. McDonald’s stock is now up nearly 10% this year. McDonald’s has enjoyed an […]