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Android Display Preferences

Most smart phones for purchase now are full touch screen devices, otherwise known as “slate” devices. These slate devices all have powerful displays that can be customized in various ways. Since the screen is the only thing to interact with on an all touch screen phone, it behooves you to set it up the way you like it. This includes rotation, animation, brightness, timeout and LED flash preferences.

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Samsung introduces new GALAXY smartphone naming strategy, expands GALAXY smartphone range

 

samsung-i9100-galaxy-s2-ua-ucrf-noviy_38956393_1_F SEOUL--(Korea Newswire) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today announced a new naming strategy for its GALAXY range of smartphones. The creation of the new naming system is marked by the release of four new GALAXY smartphone, the GALAXY W, GALAXY M Pro, GALAXY Y and GALAXY Y Pro, all of which run on the powerful Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating systems.

 

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IPhone apps: A launch point for a new wave of tech giants?

A 'gold-rush mentality' is inspiring hordes of developers and some Silicon Valley backers.

Scott Lahman, CEO of Gogii, says his company's textPlus application took off when iPhone users discovered it. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times / November 11, 2009)

 

Scott Lahman was sure he had a hit when his Marina del Rey company developed cellphone software that let people have a text messaging conversation with multiple participants at the same time, like a written conference call on the go.

But for two years Lahman and his team struggled to find a market for it -- that is, until Apple Inc. recently decided to offer the software at its online App Store. Suddenly, Gogii Inc.'s textPlus application had tens of millions of iPhone owners as potential users. Since June, the free app has been downloaded more than 2.3 million times.

"We ran down a lot of dead-end corridors until we were discovered by iPhone users," Lahman said. "Apple has fundamentally changed our business."