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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–October 3, 2016

BlackBerry Ends Production of Mobile Phones BlackBerry is to cease making smartphone devices and will outsource the production of future handsets to technology partners. John Chen, BlackBerry executive chairman and CEO, announced the decision to wind down the firm’s manufacturing … Continue reading

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3D Measurements Get Easier with Smartphone Technology

Your smartphone can take pictures, access the Internet, help manage your finances, and keep you connected with the outside world. It seems the only thing it can’t do is take measurements like a ruler. But that may soon change. Researchers … Continue reading

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New Pain Relief Patch Controlled by Smartphones

A new pain relief patch developed by engineers from King Abdullah University in Saudi Arabia may revolutionize the way athletes and arthritis patients get relief for their joint pain. Dubbed a “smart patch,” this unique design works with smartphone technology to … Continue reading

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Study Shows Millennials Addicted To Their Smartphones

Millennials are hooked on smartphone technology—we can see it every day at restaurants, in traffic and nearly everywhere we look. A new study by Zogby Analytics brings to light just how intense this obsession is, and the results are astounding. According … Continue reading

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Samsung Smart Bike Brings Mobile Technology to Cycling

Samsung Maestro Academy has been busy working on a new Smart Bike that enhances traditional cycling with the help of mobile technology. By simply connecting a Samsung smartphone to the bike, users can enjoy a safer, better planned ride anywhere … Continue reading

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Amazon Fire Smartphone Could Revolutionize Mobile Shopping

Amazon’s new smartphone–“Fire”–made its way into select hands on Wednesday, with a market-wide launch scheduled for July 25th. Amazon Fire will cost $199.99 for a 32GB version and $299.99 for a 64GB version with a two-year contract. The phone has a … Continue reading

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Your Smartphone May Soon Project 3D Holograms with a Simple Chip

New technology could completely revamp the way we watch videos and view images on our smartphones. Ostendo Technologies, a California-based startup company, has developed a smartphone projector chip that can emit 3D images and videos from a smartphone. “The first … Continue reading

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Apple and Google Put an End to the Patent War

Apple and Google have had a long-running battle over patents that now appears to be over. Both companies have agreed to call a truce and dismiss all existing patent disputes. In fact, the two companies will work together on patent reform. “Apple … Continue reading

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NASA Is Sending Smartphone Technology to Space

One of NASA’s robots could be getting a big upgrade thanks to Google’s Project Tango smartphone technology. Project Tango has the ability to detect and map the environment it is in, thanks to a series of sensors, and now NASA’s … Continue reading

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