Posts Tagged ‘ gestures ’

Samsung Announces Galaxy S4 Android Smartphone (Specs, Pics, Video)

March 14, 2013

We can finally put all the speculation to rest, as Samsung has officially announced and unveiled its next-generation flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S4. Let’s first look at the Galaxy S4′s finalized specs. The third iteration of the Galaxy S brand delivers on high-end features, including a 5-inch 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED display...
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Samsung Galaxy S IV Features Demoed: Smart Pause, Floating-Touch Air View, Web Browser Gestures and Lock Screen (Video)

March 14, 2013

If last night’s leak of a dozen and a half new Samsung Galaxy S IV photos didn’t satisfy your appetite, perhaps these four hands-on videos demoing select TouchWiz features will do the trick. The clips come from the same source as the previously leaked images and they show off new software features revolving around...
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Sony Intros Xperia Sola Android Smartphone (Specs, Video)

March 13, 2012

Sony has announced the Xperia Sola Android smartphone. What’s unique about this particular Xperia handset is that it includes a “floating touch” feature, which allows you to “magically” search and navigate the Web using touch-less gestures. To activate, you simply hover your finger above the screen and use it like a moving cursor. Sony...
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iOS 5 released for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

October 12, 2011

Apple pushed out the much anticipated iOS 5 update today for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Some of the top new features include: Notifications, iMessage, new camera apps/photo editing, Newsstand, Twitter integration, updated Safari browser, new Reminders, new Mail app, gestures, updating without a PC, and new Game Center. If you have an...
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Swype updated with gestures for Sprint Nexus S 4G (video)

August 16, 2011

Sprint’s Google Nexus S 4G (Samsung) gets first crack at the latest version of Swype. The exclusive update offers a custom skin, tap correction, horizontal word choice list, and personal dictionary management. It also features shortcut gestures for copy, paste, select all, Twitter, and Google Maps. Check out the video to see what all...
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Qualcomm to add gesture tech to Snapdragon line

July 25, 2011

Today, Qualcomm announced their partial acquisition of GestureTek, a leading developer of gesture recognition technology in the mobile space. Qualcomm aims to use their newly acquired resources to launch “compelling user experiences” across their current and next-generation Snapdragon chipsets. With gesture recognition technology getting implemented in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, manufacturers should have the ability...
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Swiftkey X soft-keyboard for Android is free today

July 21, 2011

Swiftkey X, a fantastic software keyboard for Android smartphones, is being offered for free today through the Amazon Appstore. After 21,695 ratings in the Android Market, where it costs a whopping $4, it still maintains a high overall rating. Personally, I love the fact that you can use gestures to delete words and minimize...
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Rundown of new iOS 5 features: Notifications, Newsstand, iMessage, Twitter, Safari, Camera, Split Keyboard & more

June 6, 2011

Apple’s iOS 5 update, which was announced today at WWDC 2011, will be compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 3rd generation, iPod touch 4th generation, iPad and iPad 2. Here’s a rundown of the more interesting features of the upcoming iOS 5 update. We’ve also embedded the promotional video at the bottom...
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