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JBL Pulse portable Bluetooth speaker: The mobile speaker with a built-in light show

A lot of portable Bluetooth speakers are available in the market which are not very different from one another. It then feels good to come across a product like JBL's Pulse,

Samsung phones to be banned, hopes Apple

http://techecoideas.com/articles/2014/05/samsung-phones-to-be-banned-hopes-apple.phpEveryone is aware of the legal battle between Apple and Samsung that transpired a few months back. However, Apple does not seem to be happy with the outcome of the case and were especially unhappy with the amount of pay out that they received.

As a counter to that, Apple is looking to ban a few phones that Samsung manufactures. It is also believed that Apple has a similar issue with Google’s Motorola Mobility handset. Is Apple now looking to push competitors out with a number of law suits?

It has come to notice that Apple has requested for close to nine of Samsung’s devices, with a number of cellular phones in the Samsung Galaxy range to be barred from sales.

Apple has made claims that the phones that they wand banned have infringed patents including slide to unlock, auto correct and the ability to call on a... Read More

Moto E - An economical Android KitKat phone

http://techecoideas.com/articles/2014/05/moto-e-an-economical-android-kitkat-phone.phpPost the launch of the Moto G which has a good value for money, Motorola went on to release a cheaper smartphone, the Moto E. Well, there's not much of a difference between the two except for the price and few specs.

The Moto E has a 4.3-inch display, boasting of a dual-core processor, RAM being 1GB, a not so impressive 5-megapixel camera and supporting the newest version of Android, 4.4.2 KitKat.

In comparison the Moto G has a slightly larger screen of 4.5-inches and a much better resolution. Moto E holds a display of 960x540 pixels and a pixel density of 256 pixels per inch. This is slightly less than the G's 326ppi. The processor has also taken dip from that of Moto G in order to keep costs low. Instead of a quad-core chip -- a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, the Moto E has a 1.2GHz dual-core. The E also lacks 4G... Read More

Apple speeds up refund and returns policies

http://techecoideas.com/articles/2014/05/apple-speeds-up-refund-and-returns-policies.phpThe E-commerce market is definitely shaping into one which is full of cut-throat competition and one whereby each company is keeping an eye on their competitors so as to make slight changes to gain the upper hand. Apple is not different.

TheE-commerce space continues to draw buyers in, who were earlier committed to going only to the physical stores and buying whatever they had to. It is the age of the internet and such stores are gathering pace and momentum mad becoming really popular. You can get whatever you need on-line.

It is reported that Apple has taken a stand to considerably reduce its refund and return time periods in a move which could eventually raise its profits by aggressively challenging for E-commerce buyer faithfulness.

‘Refunds’ refer to the return of the money spent by the customer... Read More

Facebook comes out with its own dinosaur

http://techecoideas.com/articles/2014/04/facebook-comes-out-with-its-own-dinosaur.phpWell, with the release of the movie Godzilla, Mark Zuckerberg has decided to that Facebook needs to come out with their own dinosaur. So, Facebook rolled out with a version of their blue dinosaur whose job is to basically help people through the new privacy setting update that came out a while back. The little blue Dino is rather friendly, so there is no need to fret!

So, the new update will ensure that all the privacy settings will be set at 'Friends Only' as the default setting. Facebook then also issued a statement mentioning that theywill prompt its existing users to check and review their personal privacy settings and make the changes if they would want to.

When the team behind the dinosaur was contacted and asked why they chose a dinosaur, Raylene Yung, an engineering manager said, 'Our team looked at a few... Read More

Restaurants can now post their menus on Facebook

http://techecoideas.com/articles/2014/04/restaurants-can-now-post-their menus-on-facebook.phpThere was a time when Facebook was purely a communication and information sharing platform for the general public. People used to log on to Facebook to interact with friends, relatives and acquaintances. Over the years the social networking website has let businesses integrate into the website making it not only a social tool but also a commercial one. Not losing the core foundation of networking, Facebook has allowed companies to promote their products and services online through company pages and advertisements. There is obviously a two fold advantage to this: 1) Revenue through advertising for Facebook 2) Wider audience base for Facebook

On the other hand, the above model helps businesses reach out to a mass internet audience as well as it works as a revenue source.

With the aim of keeping this... Read More