The smartphones that we think are affordable here in the US, are often way out of reach for people in developing nations. Many of these places don’t get subsidies, so they have to pay the entire amount for their smartphones up front.
Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) recently unveiled Project Tango, a smartphone that lets users make 3D models of their surroundings. ATAP is also working on development APIs that will let developers use those 3D models in apps.
Valentine’s Day is almost here and as such, there is no shortage of red stuff on the market. Red versions of gadgets like smartphones can make great gifts. Just be sure you or the person you are gifting can live with red on a daily basis.
Hotel chain Starwood Hotels and Resorts plans to start using tech as an alternative to traditional plastic hotel key cards. The hotel will allow guests to unlock their door to the room they are staying in with a smartphone.
Bloatware really sucks. You know what I am talking about. So much of the software that is pre-installed on some smartphones and gadgets right out of the box is just garbage. In South Korea, bloatware has become a huge issue.
We recently saw Razer’s concept for their newbie-friendly modular desktop computer. ZTE is also mulling taking a similar approach to mobile phones. The company presented its idea at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). ZTE calls its concept device the Eco-Mobius, a smartphone with swappable core components.
The French, apparently having nothing better to do with their time, are now helping dentists get even richer. That’s because a French company has developed a toothbrush called the Kolibree that connects to your smartphone. It will cost somewhere between $100 to $200, and like other toothbrushes, it won’t stop you from going to the dentist regularly.
How many times have you found your phone running low on battery when you need it the most? If you think that it has already been one too many times, then it’s time you got a portable battery pack, or maybe an Everpurse.
Shame on each and every smartphone user for baring it all for the longest time. It’s probably not by choice, because it wasn’t until recently that people discovered that miniature rubber underwear for smartphones actually exist!
Life getting to be too much for you? Get away from everyone and everything by escaping into this DIY personal movie theater. It’s like a trip to the actual theater without all of the hassle and the crowds.
Earlier this morning some images and details of a rose gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone surfaced via the Samsung Argentina website. Those product listings were then removed from the site. The official press release for the new rose gold and red smartphones has now surfaced.
Taking panoramic photos using only your own hands can be problematic, as it’s tricky to keep steady and to turn around at just the right speed. That’s why RadiantModo Studio decided to make an accessory that will allow you to take perfect panoramas every single time.
I take my phone pretty much everywhere, but it’s true that there is a lot more that it could do, given the right add-ons. Check out the Kinsa accessory, which will not only take your temperature but may also be able to diagnose what’s wrong with you or your kids.