The HTC Facebook shortcut
HTC has created their own one-button trend, the “Facebook share button”. HTC Salsa is one of the latest smartphones to hit the United Arab Emirates market. While all other phone functionality is done through the haptic touchscreen, only Facebook sits proudly and comfortably as a button.
Why it matters
HTC has raised the bar for social mobile phones. The need for easy and quick access to social media platforms is rising in the UAE and HTC is responding to that. How long will it take for UAE marketers to finally take the jump and start developing social media strategies? Is this new trend enough to provide them with an understanding of the role social media plays in this part of the world?
Assistant Professor Yi Cui at Stanford School of Engineering has found a way to store energy on textiles. The discovery could one day lead to new energy efficient batteries embedded in clothing that can be used to power your personal electronics.
Video analysis to improve your playing style has long been helpful for professional athletes, but now anyone can have feedback thanks to the Coach’s Eye smartphone application. It lets you record your game, whether its your golf swing, your volleyball serve or even your football skills. Your coach can then review your movements in slow motion, spot corrections and draw or write recommendations to improve.