Tonight I’m traveling to Barcelona for MWC this year, the main annual event of the mobile industry. I have gone to the MWC since 2001, year in and year out, when I was in (cold and rainy) Cannes and had one-tenth the size of – last year there were 85000 people.
The year 2001 was the following at European auction of 3G spectrum, when mobile operators, as well on top of the Internet bubble and mobile, spent €110 billion in a few months. They spent years recovering from the hangover. Much of the justification for those values was the promise of data services to be delivered in this spectrum. But it took until 2005 for the first 3G phones that were not bricks reach the European market and by 2007, of course, for data services delivered by this spectrum become interesting.
Today, it is possible to date the “mobile” in before the iPhone and then the iPhone. But the most interesting, looking back, is that before the iPhone did not seem that desperately needed some catalytic event. As internetages.com told me at the university, “people in the Middle Ages did not know they were living in the Middle Ages.” It seemed to be progressing steadily. It was not clear at all that we were waiting for a new device class, with a new approach that would transform the mobile Internet a segment of telecom revenues in an almost universal experience that would become the main part of the Internet itself.
Although it may sound none: who is constantly connected to their Smartphone with the Internet, has mostly not in full control of his data. Fortunately, you can change it:
Who wants to protect the data on his smartphone from prying third parties, should switch off first of all the location in his device. About GPS, Wi-Fi and the cellular network, third parties can namely at any time find out where is a Smartphone – and thus also be owner – just keeps on and store this information. The magazine “Chip” advises who does not want it should turn off the location service in his Smartphone in their issue 11/13.
As the TechnikPortal “androidcentral” reported that photos have surfaced on the Chinese Internet site Digi-where showing supposedly the Sony Xperia Z2 apart from its predecessors. The Phablet is presented in black and white. The direct comparison makes it possible to get an idea of the approximate size.
Speakers on the Front
In the photos, is the Sony Xperia Z2 expected to be equipped with stereo speakers, located at the top and at the bottom of the display. The glass socket of the device has been reduced compared to the previous models. As on the pictures is also on display, the Sony Xperia Z2 in contrast to the Z1 will be slightly larger – after it should be equipped with a 5.2-inch screen rumours.
We present you the mobile highlights of Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo Startnext every week. Today with the connecting piece between smartphones and DSLR cameras, four corners, which replace an entire iPhone case, a ring for gesture control, a miracle liquid and two ear plugs, which can do almost anything.
Maxstone: The Combination of Smartphone and Camera
Maxstone is a little helper, which makes much easier to use a DSLR or system camera and even some compact models from a Smartphone via Bluetooth and infrared. The associated app supports time lapse recording. The acquisition is worth especially for cameras without own Wi-Fi module. In addition, the dongle warns if you are leave your camera and also acts as a remote for the iPhone. When compared to similar devices of Maxstone with $35 plus $10 is comparatively cheap shipping. A price of around 33 euros in total after the conversion. The campaign runs until February 20, 2014.
This Tuff-Luv “Veggie” faux leather bag ensures a perfect fit for your iPad. Do you want to answer a call or to switch the song you hear? Then just pull the tab on the inside and take your device out of your bag in a fast and simple way. When you put the iPad in your bag, strap in place single and fall automatically and is ready for the next move.
Wear your iPad with full comfort, with a slender Tuff-Luvs “Veggie” iPad bag, that will turn heads. If you are a vegetarian or vegan, this faux lærdertaske a perfect choice for you. Simple and robust, purely functional, it is an iPad accessory which is necessary and practice at a time! So be proud to have fitted this “Veggie” leather bag from Tuff-Luv, for your next rendezvous. You conjure up some imponert over the quality of the leather – no one can see that it is not genuine leather!
Protective pouch made of ultra resistant material with a smooth surface, ideal for protection of your device against damage and scratching. This ultra thin pouch is designed to adapt to the design of your iPad 2 and can be used together with the original Apple Smart Cover (not included in package). This gives your device maximum protection. Etuierne from Puro has the same colors as the original Apple Smart Covers and are characteristic for their cylindrically shaped Puro logo in matching colors.