Well it’s official, after months of rumors and speculation the release date for Ice Cream Sandwich (aka Android 4.0), Google’s latest Android operating system, has been set for October 11. That’s right, in less than a week the wait will finally be over. The new mobile operating system will be unveiled at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event in San Diego, likely alongside the Nexus Prime.
During today’s Let’s Talk iPhone keynote by Apple there was a lot of exciting announcements regarding the upcoming iOS 5, iCloud and iPhone 4S. It was the first keynote in a while that Steve Jobs didn’t take center stage, but his legacy continues and Tim Cook took the reigns for his first official product launch event since he was named the new Apple CEO back in August.
I remember well over a decade ago, closer to 15 years by now, reading an article in WIRED magazine, yes the actual magazine back when the Internet was still fairly new, about a technology called RALPH. Basically the article described how vehicles of the future would commonly use what’s known as Rapidly Adapting Lateral Position Handler technology. In short, they are vehicles that essentially drive themselves and back then it was expected they would be everywhere within 10 years.
How does the Windows 8 operating system compare to iOS 5? Well, the video featured below should help answer some of your questions. Keep in mind the tablet running Windows 8 in the video is only a prototype and is not running a full fledged version of the future operating system. Same goes for the Apple iPad featured which is only running iOS 5 BETA.
It’s been just over 17 months since the original iPad was released and up until now, although inductive charging technology has existed for some time already, users of this innovative tablet have had no choice but to recharge its battery using a wire. Thanks to a new line of LaunchPort products, which were developed by a company called iPort, this is no longer the case and an inductive charging solution has finally arrived for the iPad 2.