Touchless phone that might leave you speechless
Sony has unveiled a new smartphone which has a 'floating interface' touchless display. Users simply browse the web by hovering a finger above links they would normally touch. The Xperia Sola handset is due to go on sale in the second half of 2012.
Why it matters
The touchless display will allow for the phone screen to be smudge-free and we may find other practical uses for this new technology. Are there other day-to-day issues your customers have that can be solved with technical innovations? And on a more critical note: do we always solve the right problems?
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Etisalat, the UAE’s largest telecom provider, have launched Chat Plus. The service enables subscribers to exchange instant messages between Etisalat phones and personal computers. The main feature of the service is that it enables family and friends to discover each others’ status and availability and decide when and how to communicate accordingly.