Posts in smartphone

AOC launches two smartphones and a tablet with Adaptxt

AOC, long known as a high-quality display company, has launched two smartphones and a tablet with 3G calling capabilities for the Indian market. The 4-inch E40 includes a dual core processor, a 1,600mAh battery, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM Radio while the 6-inch M601 steps things up with a faster processor and a microSD slot for [...]

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27 MAR 2015 Helene Anderson

AOC launches two smartphones and a tablet with Adaptxt

AOC, long known as a high-quality display company, has launched two smartphones and a tablet with 3G calling capabilities for the Indian market. The 4-inch E40 includes a dual core processor, a 1,600mAh battery, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM Radio while the 6-inch M601 steps things up with a faster processor and a microSD slot for […]

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27 MAR 2015 Helene Anderson 0

India’s First Soft Keyboard on Android Devices

KeyPoint Technologies, world leader in linguistics and user-interface technology, has introduced India’s first Indic keyboard, Lipi, on Android devices. Lipi supports 25 major Indic languages and 11 transliterated languages like Hinglish, Marathinglish, Punglish, Banglish, etc., which will empower local audience to communicate in their preferred dialect. To download Lipi free of cost, visit https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kpt.adaptxt.lipi. Lipi will be available to […]

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25 MAR 2015 Helene Anderson 0

KeyPoint bets big on India, to hire 15 experts to ramp up R&D

NEW DELHI: Betting big on India, Scotland- based KeyPoint Technologies will hire 15 experts this year at its research and development facility in Hyderabad to enhance its virtual keyboard platform. The company, which offers the Adaptxt keyboard for smart devices, has about 100 engineers at its Hyderabad centre. “India is a very important market for […]

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23 MAR 2015 Helene Anderson 0

You can’t go home key again

The iPhone was noteworthy — and once controversial — for its lack of hardware keys. But some still yearn for those days when much of a phone’s surface was a sea of tiny buttons prepared to succumb to the thumb. With a workplace-unfriendly headline, Gizmodo’s Sean Hollister shares his experience with an add-on physical keyboard […]

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05 JAN 2015 Helene Anderson 0

The best of the biggest

It’s hard to remember that the original iPhone, with its 3.5-inch screen, was the largest display in the game when it debuted in 2007. No wonder the idea of typing on a screen was a hard sell back in the day. Nowadays, however, it’s rare to find a new smartphone with a screen size below […]

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29 NOV 2014 Helene Anderson 0

Who needs a PC?

At The Register, Dave Cartright tries to run his business from his smartphone and reports having pretty good success. “It turned out not to be as difficult as I imagined,” he writes. His tips include taking advantage of Wi-Fi calling software, using the cloud, and making sure to pick the right phone (in general, bigger […]

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27 NOV 2014 Helene Anderson 0

Text as a launcher

Through much of the 1970s and 1980s, people got things done on computers by entering text commands. That changed with the Macintosh and Microsoft Windows, which largely replaced text commands with their own interfaces (although both operating systems still support a command line). But with the release of a new tablet from Nokia came with […]

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25 NOV 2014 Helene Anderson 0

Hey Cortana, good chatting with you

Asking our smartphones for directions and trivia from the Internet seems like the stuff of science fiction. The allure is so great, in fact, that Amazon has just introduced a new product — Echo — that is essentially a cylindrical speaker that responds to requests with a disembodied voice. Echo is intended to be a […]

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14 NOV 2014 Helene Anderson 0

Keep on typin’

Modern smartphones have developed something of a bad rap compared with the flip phones of the ‘90s, when it comes to durability, but it’s not really a fair comparison. Those older phones were smaller and often easier to hold. Their relatively bulky clamshells provided plenty of protection for small screens that had less surface exposed […]

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06 NOV 2014 Helene Anderson 0