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This Week in Mobile: Nexus Red, Secret & the Quantum Dot
This week in mobile, Nexus, iPhone6, and more. Fuel you mobile knowledge.
Here at Fueled, a design and development company based in New York and London, we are obsessed with everything that happens in mobile, be it rumors of iPhone hardware, delectable Android updates or new apps we love.
Every Friday, we’d like to help you “top up” your weekly knowledge of the mobile industry so you can keep your finger on the pulse.
Google's Nexus 5 now comes in red. But not your average fire engine red; we're talking "garish, bright and very angry red" with "a retro-future appeal." The phone carried the same specs as other Nexus 5s including the same glorious large screen. via Wired
More patent applications from Apple were published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday. The three patents reveal that Apple is researching developing a quantum dot-enhanced displays for their devices. These quantum dots will enhance colors, off-axis viewing and better overall performance compared to an LCD screen. via Apple Insider
Apple is seeking a physiologist to join its team to work on, what many speculate to be, Apple's iWatch. The physiologist will be responsible for conducting studies “related to cardiovascular fitness & energy expenditure, including calories burned, metabolic rate, aerobic fitness level measurement/tracking” and more. Apple also reportedly hired a sleep researcher expert away from Philips for a health app called "Healthbook." via TechCrunch
iPhone 6 Mockups
Two weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple plans to release two new iPhones this year with large screens. If reports are true, designer Federico Cissarese put together gorgeous mockups of what the next iPhones could look like compared to current devices. via Business Insider
Although Paper had its heyday in the news this week, we're obsessed with Secret. This is going to be the next big thing. Secret is an app that allows your to connect and share what you’re thinking and feeling with your network. The app, which has a Post Secret vibe, does not have names or profiles attached to posts. The more people that love your posts, the further they spread across the platform. It’s addictive.
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