Category Archives: SmartPhone

HTC’s next flagship appears to flaunt 20MP camera in leaked shots

As reported on Engadget. by Richard Lai Leak happens, and poor HTC might have just become the first victim out of the MWC lot this year. What we’re looking at here are two alleged spyshots of the company’supcoming flagship, the … Continue reading

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Ambient Proximity Is The Next Phase Of Location Sharing

As reported on TechCrunch. by Josh Constine  accidentally Pulls Popular Shows Off The Service It’s not where your friends are, but how close they are that matters. After years of exact coordinate checkins, both Foursquare and Facebook are now focusing on ambient … Continue reading

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Paperfold is a foldable, transformable smartphone prototype

As reported on Engadget. BY EMILY PRICE If Kyrocera’s folding smartphone Echo didn’t have enough screens for you, try this on for size. The Human Media Lab at Canada’s Queen’s University has created a fully functional smartphone that uses not two, but three different snap-together e-ink displays. … Continue reading

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Sony Xperia Z2 Review: A Waterproof Android Smartphone That Goes Beyond Gimmicks

As reported on TechCrunch. by Darrell Etherington Posted 13 hours ago Twitter Shares Test New All-Time Lows After Its Q1 Earnings Fail To Excite Investors Sony hasn’t had a great time of it in the U.S. smartphone market over the past few years, … Continue reading

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Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars and turns sponsorship dollars into all-star selfies

As reported on Engadget. BY MAT SMITH In case you hadn’t heard, Samsung’s newest phone is coming. At the Oscars, theGalaxy S5 just got a huge shot of publicity, both in a 30-second ad segment and the not-so-casual presence of its big … Continue reading

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Google wants its Project Ara modular smartphone to cost $50

As reported on Engadget. BY SEAN BUCKLEY How much will a modular smartphone set you back? If Google gets its way, about $50 — assuming you forgo all of the bells and whistles. The team behind Project Arawants to launch what it calls a … Continue reading

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Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

As reported on Engadget. BY SHARIF SAKR One camera. Two separate lenses. That’s the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC’s forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? … Continue reading

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Samsung’s Dust- And Water Resistant Galaxy S5 Gets Official With Heart Rate Monitor, Fingerprint Scanner

As reported on TechCrunch. by Darrell Etherington The Samsung Galaxy S5 is here, and now we know everything about the 2014 flagship from the Korean smartphone maker. It’s pushing into phablet territory with a 5.1-inch, 1920×1080 display, and it comes with … Continue reading

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Garmin’s new app turns Sony’s Smartwatch 2 into a tiny sat-nav

As reported on Engadget. BY DANIEL COOPER We like the idea of hooking our watches into our phones, so when we wander around foreign lands, we don’t look like as much of a tourist. Garmin agrees, and has launched a navigation app specifically … Continue reading

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Alcatel’s ‘smartbook’ concept: a laptop powered by a smartphone over the air (video)

As reported on Engadget. BY RICHARD LAI At MWC, Alcatel was kind enough to give us a preview of its working “smartbook” prototypes. The idea isn’t too far off from Motorola’s doomed Lapdock or the first-gen ASUS PadFone, where an Android phone powers an otherwise brainless … Continue reading

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