In my previous writeups on the format wars, all the competing formats that I have talked about have eventually gone the way of the dinosaurs. In this section however, we tackle the topic of the most recent format war between 2 competing high storage optical media. The tech blogosphere was abuzz about this fiercely competetive duel in the mid 2000s and it is fairly recently that a victor has emerged. Yes, we're talking about the now legendary Blu Ray vs HD DVD battle.
Yet another electronics manufacturer has announced plans to launch a tablet computer powered by Google’s Android operating system: LG. According to The Wall Street Journal, the device will launch in the fourth quarter of this year, though no other details were immediately available.
ver since there has been technology around, there have been varied exploiters to harness and improvise on it. This often this leads to the proverbial gladiatorial battles, when one dominant tech slays the ageing and the less fortunate technology. Nowhere is this cutthroat competition more evident than in the high-tech and the media industry.
Toshiba has resurrected the UMPC (remember those?) as an answer to Apple’s iPad and perhaps signaling the evolution of the netbook. Toshiba is promising something more than a netbook, slate or smartphone. What is that extra something? Check out the first look of its features, performance and advantages. One of the coolest gadget and strong competitor of iPad.
There are all sorts of mobile phones out there, but the EPI Life is possibly the only handset that can save your life. Designed by Singapore company Ephone International, the EPI Life stands out with a built-in electrocardiogram measurement function linked to a 24-hour health concierge service.
The newest iPhone comes out in two weeks; the Android OS continues to deploy on better and better hardware; and both operating systems roll out exciting new features and innovations with each release. So which deserves your hard-earned cash? You can evaluate iPhone and Android devices from countless angles, so rather than pretend that we've got the One True Comparison, it only seems appropriate to highlight that we're not necessarily your average user.
Motorola announced the launch of Flipout, its Android-powered compact smartphone. The Flipout runs on Google's Android 2.1 and comes with Motoblur, Motorola's custom user interface for Android phones. The Motoblur interface aggregates and syncs Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail and last.fm.