Apple Maps Use Less Data Than Google’s, Says Report

In what might come as a major relief to the Cupertino iPhone maker, data analyst firm Onavo has said in its blog that Apple Maps uses significantly less data than its Google counterpart. This latest news could give some much needed shot in the arm to Apple, which has been severely criticized recently from all

Is A Smaller Samsung Galaxy S III On The Way?

Rumors have it that the Samsung Galaxy S family will soon get a new member, but unlike the giants that the Galaxy S series is known for, the new model could be a comparatively smaller. This has made many suggest that the new smaller smartphone could be a mini Galaxy S III. The source of

Moo Introduces NFC Capable Business Cards

Near Field Communication technology is certainly exciting and full of potential. However, the technology has not yet been widely accepted and is still in its infancy. While many high end smartphones, including Samsung Galaxy S III and Nokia Lumia 920 come with built in NFC chips, their use is still limited to transfer of playlists,

Samsung Seeks To Strengthen Music Hub Via Acquisitions

The South Korean electronics giant knows it lacks strength in the mobile software field and understands that to better compete with rivals such as Apple, Google and Amazon it needs to offer better software/hardware and software integration with its flagship smartphones and tablet devices. And the company’s top brass thinks the way to go ahead

Apple iPhone 5 now available in Ireland, fans rush in queue

A week after its official release in the UK and the US, Apple’s newest iPhone smartphone is now available in Ireland. A pack of eager Apple fans urgently stop at various phone shops in Dublin City despite the month’s harsh weather, hoping to be among the first ones to get hold of the sizzling hot

Schmidt Condemns Apple For Patent War, Dances ‘Gangnam Style’

In an event in South Korea held on Thursday to officially launch Nexus 7 tablets in the country, Google chief executive officer Eric Schmidt openly criticized Apple for relentlessly pursuing the war against Android operating system and Android smartphone manufacturers. He said Apple’s move was hurting the industry, limiting consumer choices and restricting innovation. Very

Critical Java Security Flaw Discovered Could Affect A Billion People

Security Explorations, a security research and analysis agency has discovered a new Java security vulnerability that could potentially put about 1 billion people at risk to hacks, or virus attacks. The security flaw is found on Java SE 5 build 1.5.0_22-b03, Java SE 6 build 1.6.0_35-b10, and the latest version Java SE 7 build 1.7.0_07-b10,

Tablets, e-Books to supersede use of customary books at Secondary Schools

The advent of new communication devices is progressively intervening numbers of traditional ways at home, in workplaces and in school. More schools around the world are now embracing the latest innovations as part of a newfangled education system. In Ireland, use of tablets and e-books in schools is now being instigated, gradually superseding the use

Hiku Aims To Simplify Shopping With Bar Code Reader

The problem that Hiku looks to eradicate is that of forgetting to buy stuffs when you go out shopping. Haiku is simply a bar-code reader come voice recognition hardware, which will help you remember to buy all things your kitchen needs the next time you go out shopping. This kickstarter project is a small but

Windows Phone 8 Comparison: HTC 8X vs Nokia Lumia 920

For the first time ever Windows Phone is looking better than it has ever been and thanks to some really attractive new Windows phones from Nokia and HTC, Windows Phone 8 is finally ready to take on Android and iOS head on. But speaking about Nokia and HTC the obvious question that arises is, which