Gadgets

Samsung Flow Connects Tablet, Computer — Even Your TV

Samsung has unveiled Flow, a new device handoff feature that will eventually let you start an activity on one device and move it to another. This means you could eventually get an email notification on your smartwatch then switch to your smartphone or tablet to read. Finally, you could switch to your laptop when you’re ready to type a response, ... Read More »

Samsung SMART Signage TV: Digital Signs and TV for Small Businesses

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary A turnkey solution giving you the ability to offer either business TV programming or digital signs (or both on a split screen) to your patrons, on a 40-inch or 48-inch Samsung business TV. With 200 templates, do-it-yourselfers on a small business budget can create and change digital signs quickly at no added cost. Lots of small ... Read More »

New Xperia Smartphone Batteries Will Last For Days

The more we rely on smartphones for an increasing number of tasks, the more it taxes the battery on our devices. That’s why it’s always ideal to take a charger if you’ve got a busy day planned. To respond, many smartphone makers are touting the vitality of their new phones’ batteries. But until Sony’s recent announcement on its new Xperia ... Read More »

Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly For The New Year

With the rise of iPhone crazies, Blackberry geeks and Android fanatics, mobile search is finally beginning to experience the growth that search folks hoped it would. Services like FourSquare, Twitter geolocation and Yelp for Mobile will only intensify this growth over the coming year as they create new opportunities for search and users to go mobile. Paul Rosenfeld was absolutely ... Read More »

Spotlight: HTC Communications Puts Team Work First

Network cable and WiFi solutions might not seem like the most interesting or dynamic products. But they are pretty essential to running a business. In the Cleveland area, small businesses and other customers can turn to another local business for their cable and WiFi needs. HTC Communications LLC is a small company that takes great pride in supplying its neighbors ... Read More »

The Moto X Pure Edition is an Anti-Bloatware Smartphone

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Most smartphones are sold with carrier bloatware on top of manufacturer bloatware, but the value of a phone that’s “pure Android” is to eliminate much of that annoyance. The Moto X Pure Edition is the third and latest iteration of the Moto X, and surprisingly priced lower than 2014’s Moto X. It’s the first Motorola phone ... Read More »

Microsoft’s First Digital Assistant, Cortana, Is Here

Sometime ago buzz began about a new digital assistant that would be available with the unveiling of Windows Phone 8.1. Now, Microsoft’s first assistant, Cortana, is here. Microsoft has made the new Windows Phone 8.1 available to developers which means your carrier will have the phone available very soon. The name Cortana apparently comes from a holographic character in Microsoft’s ... Read More »

Microsoft Ponders Free Windows Phone Licensing

If you prefer Windows mobile devices for your business, you know the choices out there are limited. After all, smartphone and tablet makers must pay a license fee every time they install Windows on one of their devices. By contrast, Google’s popular Android operating system is free. So there’s often little incentive to make a Windows device when Android is clearly ... Read More »

$99 Superbook Turns Android Phone Into Laptop — Sort Of

If you’re looking to converge your laptop and smartphone experience, at a fair price, you might only have to wait for the release of the Andromium Superbook in early 2017. The Superbook is basically a laptop shell that uses your smartphone’s brains to operate. It looks more or less like a laptop, but instead of having the usual software that ... Read More »

Moto Z Modular Cell Phone Can Be Projector, Miniature Sound System, More

There is no denying the features in smartphones are impressive, but the human brain being what it is, there is always a need for more. As Points-of-Parity (POP) between smartphone manufacturers become more common with the same or very similar hardware and software components, the Points-of-Difference (POD) have to be more dramatic. Motorola’s (NYSE:MSI) modular Moto Z phone has accomplished ... Read More »