Geoff Varrall of RTT writes:
About 15,000 years ago some indigenous Northern Australians decided that they needed a more efficient way of talking to each other than just shouting a lot.
And blowing into a long cylindrical tube proved to be just what was needed and seriously useful fun – the dawn of the didgeridoo.
Trumpets and bagpipes were invented at about the same time. The ancient Greeks used the trumpet in battlefield communication to devastating effect.
The way you can tell that your didgeridoo is better than everyone else’s didgeridoo is to blow into it and see how far the sound goes.
Panasonic has revealed its new smartphone for the European market. It follows the company’s announcement in December that it was working towards the launch of a dustproof and waterproof Europe-focussed smartphone in March 2012.
The new Panasonic ELUGA - the name comes from ELegant User-oriented GAteway - is an Android smartphone that meets IP57 for dust and water resistance.
We don’t have 4G LTE in the UK yet - but it looks as though LTE is going to be one of the biggest themes at this year’s Mobile World Congress.
ZTE Corporation has announced plans to launch two new LTE handsets at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. Both will run Android v4.0.
With Mobile World Congress just a week away, LG has announced a new 4G LTE device that’ll be making its debut there.
It’s called the Optimus Vu: (yes, the colon is part of the name) and has a 5-inch 1024x768 screen with a 4:3 ratio, giving it a similar format to an ebook reader.