No, it only has wifi and needs to connect to a hotspot for Internet connectivity. If you are at home or office you can connect to home or office rosters. If you are on the go you can use your phone as mobile hotspot. Some phones such as iPhone 4 has this mobile hotspot function.
Samsung recently launches a camera model wih built in wifi capability. User can upload photos directly to social networks. I have not actually tried the camera but have seen some friend photos on Facebook uploaded with the camera. Not bad.
Yes Adeniji the current waves of technology dynamism would still claim more casualities soon. The way to go for digital camera - simply smartphone. Nokia has good hardware design " ruggedized" in comparison to others. Do conusmers really inclined on how powerful or sophiscated their phone cameras are?
Kodak has applied to the court of bankruptcy in New York last week to declare that it likes to sell its 1000+ patents.
Kodak has filed for insolvency in January in order to focus on desktop publishing and inkjet printer segments. After announcing the patent sale from its official website, Kodak declared that the winning company will be announced on 13 August. According to Kodak's statement, 20 companies have shown interest in the patents.
EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
While no one really can accurately predict the future, we can take guidance from another Drucker saying which is the best way to predict the future is to create it.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.