Looks like Smartphones Killed Books Too

The latest number are out and it's not looking good for books. Don't get me wrong people still read just the way they read has shifted dramatically. For the first time ever profits on EBook sales have surpassed hardcover book profits. According to the latest figures, from  GalleyCat  they show that net sales revenue from ebooks surpassed that of their hardcover breathen in the first quarter of the year. Not only that but profits from...

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Windows Phone VS Android Speed Test

Because I am lucky enough to get a lot of different phones to test I get to use the gambit of Mobile Operating Systems. As I was testing the Samsung Note I couldn't help but feel that it was tad slower than the HTC Titan II. Not at specific apps or in the "Smoked by Windows Phone" way the Windows Phone just felt snapper in general. It seemed like opening basic everyday tasks like e-mail, texts, weather, etc... was just somehow quicker...

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Google gobbles up Quickoffice

Google have snapped up the popular mobile app Quickoffice which makes office productivity applications for Android, Apple iOS and Symbian mobile platforms. Quickoffice allows Microsoft Office documents to be updated from your mobile device.</p> Alan Warren, Engineering Director at Google posted on his blog: "We're happy to announce that we have acquired Quickoffice, a leader in office productivity solutions. Today, consumers,...

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In Depth Ten Minute Demo of Xbox Smart Glass

In the past few days we have heard a lot about the Xbox Smart Glass and what it can do. But if you really wanted to actually see what it did you had to either watch 6 tiny clips of the presentation by Microsoft themselves or the whole 1/2 hour event. Well no more... Here is a ten minute demo of all of the features of "smart glass". While it is very cool technology right now I feel this is just the tip of the iceberg of what this could...

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It Seems Facebook is Going to Try to Make a Facebook Phone..Again

It seems that Facebook is trying to get back into the cell phone game again. This time with former Apple software and hardware engineers who worked on the iPhone and the iPad. I am really unsure why Facebook would venture back into these waters again after all the first "Facebook Phone" attempt (the HTC Status) was meet with lukewarm reception at best. Since than the Facebook integration has only gotten tighter in which each passing...

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What’s the Most Important Feature of a Smartphone?

With all of the new smartphones coming out screaming quad core this, and 5 inch plus screen that. What really counts to you? Here is my list of things that count to me in a phone. I am sure yours will be different and you can feel free to sound off in the comments and tell me that I am wrong. (In fact I look forward to it and encourage you to voice your opinion.) 1) Operating System - Let's face it folks you can have the biggest...

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