Posts Tagged ‘generation’

Smartphones – Microsoft Launches New Range to Target Social Networking Generation

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Microsoft has moved to launch its new range of smartphones with the aim of snaring a greater share of the social networking generation. The new Kin One and Kin Two handsets will be hitting the shelves in the UK during the autumn.

From pictures of the handsets it is clear that the Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two have been designed specifically with the younger generation in mind. The smartphones boast both touch screen and QWERTY keypad features to facilitate speedy access to social networks and direct connection to Microsoft’s very own music service.

The Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two allows users to simultaneously update all of their social network accounts as well as boasting a feature allowing users to share media across Twitter, Facebook, or MySpace.

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iPod Touch Accessories – The Difference Between 1st, 2nd and 3rd Generation Models

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

The phenomenon of the iPhone somewhat overshadowed the success of the iPod Touch. Despite having no mobile phone hardware built into its device, the iPod Touch has become a similarly important multimedia gadget complete with a broad range of iPod Touch accessories – as well as its ability to store and view music, images and videos across a 3.5” touch screen display.

With three generations of iPod Touch handsets now on the market, it can be very difficult to distinguish between the models. The original 1st generation model was available with both 8GB, 16GB and 32GB memory storage, weighing in at just 120g. The 1st generation iPod Touch was connective via USB 2.0, with iPod Touch data leads and cables available to both synchronise and charge the device simultaneously.

The most significant developments and enhancements in the 2nd generation were its improved battery life, which enabled users to listen to audio for over 50% longer. A variety of iPod Touch accessories are available to maintain connectivity and accessibility on the move. Car chargers simply plug into your car’s cigarette lighter running on 12/24 volts.

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