• The Apple Watch Is A Great Event Assistant

    The Apple Watch Is A Great Event Assistant

    This past week’s Disrupt NY 2015 conference was my first opportunity to use the Apple Watch at a multi-day event, and considering Disrupt is always essentially a non-stop workfest for us here at TC, from morning well into night, it’d be hard to find a better real-world test case to see how the Apple Watch performs in this type of setting. In short, events throw into bas-relief… Read More

  • Coming Soon: Smartphones With 16MP Cameras

    If you look at the batches of new cell phones Japan’s leading mobile carriers have been presenting in recent months, you’ll notice the high-quality cameras some of the models have. And now major Japanese chip maker Renesas (which merged with NEC last year) is even promising [JP] 16MP cameras in future handsets. Read More

  • New chip enhances video playback quality on mobile phones

    Relatively blurry screenshots (1-seg digital TV broadcast for portable devices in Japan) Toshiba Japan managed to develop a prototype chip that makes it possible to view videos on cell phones and portable media players with the same quality as LCD TVs. Large-size LCD screens use special chips that can speed up the slow switching response of liquid crystal molecules, which makes it possible… Read More