eightythree, the first computer you can use while walking that combines the portability of a handheld with the functionality and software compatibility of a Windows/Linux/UNIX PC, will be unveiled at the opening of CeBIT next week by Tiqit Computers. Previously considered impossible to engineer, let alone mass-produce, the eightythree is not a concept product. Instead, […]
Going green has suddenly become a pretty important priority for automakers, but this sentiment isn’t just about developing more fuel-efficient engines that spew out lower emissions. The HED-4 QarmaQ from Hyundai is being billed as an “environmentally friendly concept” because it has been constructed out of nature-loving materials. Developed in conjunction with GE plastics, this […]
Ever since cell phones first appeared on the scene decades ago, Motorola has dominated the American market. It was the first company to sell a commercial cell phone (as far as I know), but how the mighty have fallen. In fact, Motorola isn’t even the biggest American cell phone maker anymore. That coveted title has now been earned by Apple. Neither company makes it into the top five among international phone makers, but this is still a major boon for Steve Jobs and Apple.
During the first quarter of this year, Motorola sold a total of 8.5 million phones, but Apple was able to post record sales of 8.8 million iPhones over the same period. It’s not that surprising to hear that Motorola’s sales are down, but they’re down a lot more than you may think.