Infineon Technologies Japan KK, a Japanese unit of Infineon Technologies AG, announced that Infineon, a major German chipmaker, has developed technology called “wearable electronics” with LSI chips sewn and wired into fabrics. The Japanese subsidiary held a preview session and revealed a washable MP3 player woven into a jacket. (photo above is browse with a […]
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For the longest time, Verizon has remained the only one of the big carriers in the US that didn’t charge an upgrade fee when you go to re-sign a new two year contract, but not any longer. Starting April 22nd, Verizon will charge $30 for the upgrade process whenever extending a customers contract. You can read their exact words and reasoning for the change by checking out the statement put out by the carrier, but basically they claim that the charge was to better help them maintain their customer services and tools.
Here’s a convergence device that goes about things in a completely opposite direction. Whereas cell phones are starting to intrude on the camera and MP3 player markets, the Median MX-400M media player pulls double duty as a Skype phone. This is a catch, of course, and it’s that you have to connect the MX-400M to […]