New iPhone not for everyone

Apple has been up to a lot recently. In addition to releasing the iOS 6 update with a revamped map and a “do not disturb” option, Apple has people clawing to get the new iPhone 5, so much so that pre-orders for the iPhone 5 sold out in less than an hour of its public […]

Samsung and Apple battle for South Korean market

In the last week, South Korean smartphone subscriptions have surpassed 20 million. As smartphones become an integral part of more and more peoples lives, the competition within the smartphone market has become increasingly intense, as competitors such as Samsung and Apple fight for dominance. This figure, however, does not necessarily reflect if Samsung actually surpassed […]

USC to develop iPhone App for tracking heartbeat

Researchers at USC are collaborating with medical devices manufacturer St. Jude Michael to develop a new mobile app that will track pressure inside the human heart through an implanted sensor. A prototype for the same device was unveiled at the Body Computing Conference held in Los Angeles on Sept. 26. The app, called Pam+ (“Patient […]