Do you leave your phone on the kitchen table a lot? If you do, then you’ll be pleased to know that it won’t just be sitting there idly, thanks to a collaboration between DuPont Building Innovations and the Power Matters Alliance.
If you love stuff that looks like it came from another celestial body, then you’ll be over the moon with the Luna iPhone skin. If they look particularly moony to you, then its designers were able to have it manufactured well then, because that’s what inspired its creation.
Sometimes, you go to a party and end up drinking more than you should have. You probably know better than to drink and drive, so your best bet would be to crash at a friend’s place until you’re sober enough to go home.
People have come up with iPhone cases that come attached with all sorts of stuff, like extra battery packs, card holders, and even bottle openers. Those seem like reasonable things to have integrated onto a phone case.
It makes sense that phones with lots of bells and whistles are among the most expensive that you can find in the market. But if all you want is a phone to call people or send them a message, then this $12 handset might be for you.
Most people use and carry around a bevy of mobile devices these days. There’s nothing wrong with that, since I do it myself. However, it gives rise to various inconveniences like having to carry around tons of different chargers for all the devices.
While the perfect smartphone size hasn’t yet been nailed down, manufacturers are happy to offer larger phablets or tabphones to consumers, who seem to be lapping them up because of the desire for a convergence device – one that can serve as a phone and a tablet at the same time.
Do you still use a landline? If so, you are one of very few left. But it’s a great excuse to buy yourself this TARDIS phone. This touch-tone phone in a phone box isn’t any bigger on the inside, but it is still pretty timey-wimey.
If you work in an office that uses the popular CiscoUnified IP Phone 7900 Series, prepare to feel violated. A couple of security researchers have published details on a security vulnerability that allows a nefarious hacker to turn the phones into eavesdropping devices.
If you love being able to emulate classic games on your phone but hate the clumsy touchscreen controls, there is yet another answer. Look to the ghost of gaming past and hack a Game Boy to use it as a controller on your Android phone.
Writing a letter to Santa seems like an old world concept. Wouldn’t you rather call Santa? Then you can get a gift and have snow magically appear out of nowhere with the press of a button, along with a choir of children singing.
With the number of bamboo backs, cases, and stick-on phone decals available, it’s no wonder that someone decided to make a phone out of bamboo too. Remember the Adzero bamboo phone? Well it looks like the specs have been finalized and it’s heading for crowdfunding through Kickstarter.
While a new crop of smartphones has just been released in the U.S., the Japanese aren’t going to fall behind anytime soon. They just upped the ante with the new Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E, which is the first production smartphone with an IGZO display.
While I rarely switch my phone off, (i.e. never) I do like to make it shut up when I’m busy. That means that I had to adjust all my push notifications, because I don’t want an update whenever you like a cat on Facebook.