Ferndale-based Livio Monday announced that Livio Connect, the company’s middleware API for integrating smartphone apps with vehicle hardware systems, is now available at “freemium” pricing for application developers.
Shoppers said that some Black Friday deals aren’t worth it and some are worth grabbing.
Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online cloud manufacturing management software, announced the launch of SmartPlex, a service allowing users of Plex Online to access and manipulate data through a variety of mobile devices such as smartphones, including those based on the iOS and Android operating systems.
Mophie, the California-based developer of portable power systems for smartphones, said Wednesday it is expanding into a location at Western Michigan Univesity’s Business Technology and Research Park.
Computational sprinting is a groundbreaking new approach to smartphone power and cooling that could give users dramatic, brief bursts of computing capability to improve current applications and make new ones possible. Its developers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan are pushing mobile chips beyond their sustainable operating limits, much like a sprinter who runs fast for a short distance.
The U.S. online retail sector delivered 7.5 percent growth in December 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings by IBM.
AT&T says smartphone applications and mobile barcodes — those funny-looking, pixilated squares appearing on everything from bus shelters to price tags — will spur innovation and sales in the marketing world in 2012.
GLITR has put together a demonstration of the latest in cool wireless phones, tablets, Internet radios and assorted other tech toys for your inspection the morning of Nov. 17 at Lawrence Technological University.
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A new “subconscious mode” for smartphones and other WiFi-enabled mobile devices could extend battery life by as much as 54 percent for users on the busiest networks.