Holiday Sales of Devices Have Suprises and Expected Things

The holiday season is time of giving and a lot of that giving is mobile devices.  Exactly what devices were given?  According to Flurry Analytics they were over 50% Apple products followed by Samsung at almost 18%.  This isn't really a shock since both Apple and Samusng products are in high demand and in countries without carrier subsidies they are high ticket items during the year.  This means that both products make great presents...

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Typing With Your Eye Coming Soon To a Device Near You?

Microsoft has put in a patent for typing with your eyes on your smartphone.  That's right typing with your eyes.   According to patent you will use your eyes much like you use your finger on the "Swype" type keyboards all the user would have to do is simply look at what they want to type by moving their eye letter to letter until whatever they want to type is done. This is to work by "pattern recognition" according to the patent...

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Video of “Hey Cortana” in Action

One of the features coming to Windows Phone when Lumia Demin rolls out is "Hey, Cortana".  This is a feature in which a Lumia device will passively listen (even in a sleep state) for you to say "Hey, Cortana" than the phone will wake and immediately open up to Cortana where she will be awaiting your command.  You can check it out in action in video form below.    Right now we know this will only be going to the "flagship" Lumia...

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Got VR Glasses and Want to Use Them? Google Has You Covered
Dec19

Got VR Glasses and Want to Use Them? Google Has You Covered

During the holiday season all you tech heads out there are bound to get a few new tech toys.  A new phone, a smartwatch, a tablet or perhaps even a pair of VR glasses.  Want to actually use them for something?  Google has you cover with an "Easter egg" of sorts in Google maps. It's simple really first open up Google Maps, next open up street view, than double tap on the "circle arrow" icon. At this point the screen will split into two...

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Lumia Demin Coming Soon Microsoft Opens up Support Page
Dec19

Lumia Demin Coming Soon Microsoft Opens up Support Page

  It looks like Microsoft is getting ready for the Demin update.  There was a rumor that it was coming before the year end and it seems like they will hit that target.  They have placed a You Tube video up about it and a support page has opened up. httpsvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mb79AJ4SWY   There are some devices already coming out with the update included in China. (the 520, 525, 526, 625, 720, 1320)  Now the rumor is...

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