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Smartphone Stats Which Companies Are Winning The Race

I always find Smartphone Stats interesting, and Earl Ray of Coupon Audit created this infographic for me to show which companies are winning the race with some interesting statistics taken from many sources, listed at the bottom of the infographic. Surprising Smartphone Stats Its starts of by telling us that there are 4 billion active smartphones in the world, that is amazing as I remember reading last October that the world had just passed a total of 1 billion smartphones in the world. The infographic states that it should take another 3 years to reach 8 billion.  There are only […]

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HTC Announces Supersized Smartphone One Max

HTC, founded in 1997  and have been trying to push the boundaries of design and technology since. HTC  announced yesterday their 5.9 inch display Android smartphone one max or phablet as these types of smartphones are now called due to the size being over 5 inches.  Do you need a tablet and a smartphone with a phone this size or just a phablet? One Max, its huge! HTC One Max has a massive 15 cm screen – HD1080p display and is equipped with a quad-core qualcomm snapdragon 600 processor which features and quad-core 1.7 GHz CPU giving amazingly sharp, crisp […]

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Via.me the Social Publishing application available on iPhone now launched on Android

Via.Me, the First App to Offer Photo, Video, Audio Filtering and Sharing to Multiple Social Networks, Is Now Available on Android Via.me is a social media publishing platform created by RadiumOne Labs that has been available on iTunes for Apple iPhone users for over 5 months which has proved very popular by its 1 millions users. And now on September the 4th RadiumOne introduced Via.me for Android on Google play. Even though I’d heard about Via.me I’d not actually downloaded it yet as I already use the very popular instagram and tumblr, and thought Via.me was just a copy of instagram […]

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SoundHound can name that tune, just sing or hum.

What song is this – What’s that track – Tra la la. Is that a familiar question? All day you have had that annoying song going around in your head, you have no idea what the artist or the title of the track is, and you only know a few words, which doesn’t come up in a Google search. (Yes this is me!) SoundHound could let you keep your sanity! SoundHound is a music recognition application by SoundHound Inc. which can recognise tracks from your singing – well most of the time, and that’s with my bad singing!  It is said to […]

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Thoora says goodbye as it shuts down.

Three months after launching its new android 3.0 tablet application, The startup  Thoora – a content discovery engine, based in Canada. is closing… indefinitely. Purpleplanet and I first wrote about Thoora here – Aggregate and curate your favourite content – we believed then it was going strong.    Nothing has been said yet on their twitter account, which has 26k followers…. Today we received an email stating that as from the 15th December 2011 Thoora is shutting down its website, the API, the WordPress widget and the android tablet application. There is no explanation for this just as yet, they just thank everyone for the crazy journey. […]

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