DoorBot, a Wi-Fi enabled, video doorbell that allows to see and talk with visitors through smartphone from anywhere in the world, raised $1m at a $7m valuation.
12 December 2013
Samsung lost its bid to ban sales of Apple’s older iPhone and iPad in South Korea after a court dismissed a lawsuit claiming Apple had infringed on 3 Samsung patents.
11 December 2013
Biometric smartphones are expected to become mainstream next year as leading handset makers follow the lead of Apple into fingerprint recognition tech.
Google is predicting a generation of screenless computing devices that rely on voice recognition.
Estimote, which is already shipping its small Bluetooth products called Beacons, raised $3.1m seed round funding.
10 December 2013
Apple received a patent for curved touchscreens and displays which describes a system for making curved touch sensitive glass.
It’s been a big year in consumer tech. From companies trying to change health care to startups trying to waste your time, here is the list of the best startups that launched in 2013.
Qualcomm said it will make smartphone chips with 64-bit features typically found in personal computers, following Apple and opening the way to more efficient mobile gadgets.
09 December 2013
Tablets are beginning to overtake the smartphone for retail, however, retailers have lagged in creating tablet-friendly shopping experiences for their users.
06 December 2013
Plantronics CTO Joe Burton thinks the company needs to “shift to mobility … [and] away from normal phones.”