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Tag: Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs Revealed: Price and Release Date to Come

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs Revealed: Price and Release Date to Come
Samsung tonight revealed the much-anticipated follow up to its insanely popular Galaxy S3 smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which will ship with the latest build of Android Jelly Bean, 4.2.2.

Breathometer Puts a Breathalyzer on Your Smartphone

Breathometer Puts a Breathalyzer on Your Smartphone
Police departments all around the world use breathalyzers to test drivers who are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. These are those little devices that a driver blows into that is able to detect how much alcohol has been consumed.

Runbo X3 Rugged Phone Wants to be the Rambo of Smartphones

Runbo X3 Rugged Phone Wants to be the Rambo of Smartphones
If you’re the type of person who’s constantly  dropping their phone on the ground, or just like to participate in lots of outdoor activities, you might want to check out this new rugged Android phone, that’s designed to take a licking and keep on talking.

Steelcase Gesture Chair Improves Your Gadget-Using Posture

Steelcase Gesture Chair Improves Your Gadget-Using Posture
From time to time, I’ve had a comfortable office chair. Though when you move, change jobs, etc., chairs seem to get a lower priority than more essential things. That being said, there’s something good about having a well-designed chair, which will let you sit for hours without feeling uncomfortable.

Caterpillar CAT B15 Rugged Smartphone Will Go Places You Can’t

Caterpillar CAT B15 Rugged Smartphone Will Go Places You Can’t
How many times have you dropped your smartphone? I’ve dropped mine plenty of times, especially when I’m tired. Thankfully, I use a case that helps alleviate any damage that my phone might incur. That being said, check out this über-rugged Android smartphone from Caterpillar – designed to be durable right out o the box.

HTC One Takes on iPhone and Samsung Galaxy Juggernauts

HTC One Takes on iPhone and Samsung Galaxy Juggernauts
I’ve always been surprised at how many phones HTC puts out every quarter. Even HTC admitted to this last year. Their new flagship smartphone is something different. It’s supposed to mix the best features of iPhones and Samsung Galaxies into one potentially killer smartphone.

Rhino Shield Protects Smartphones Way Better than Gorilla Glass Alone

Rhino Shield Protects Smartphones Way Better than Gorilla Glass Alone
Despite the fact that Gorilla Glass is supposed to be extremely durable, I can speak from experience that it can still shatter quite easily. In fact, the only time I ever dropped my iPhone 4 – about 2 feet – it completely shattered the screen and I had to buy a new phone.

PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Kit Flies into View

PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Kit Flies into View
Growing up I built more than my fair share of paper airplanes. I’m sure a lot of you guys built plenty of them yourselves, and we still build quite a few paper flying machines around my house.

HTC M7 Smartphone to Get an “Ultrapixel” Camera Sensor?

HTC M7 Smartphone to Get an “Ultrapixel” Camera Sensor?
In the smartphone world it seems like one of the things that manufacturers are always one upping each other on is the number of megapixels in the smartphone camera. HTC is looking to set itself apart from the pack by ditching megapixels and going with a sensor promising something the company is calling “Ultrapixels.”

BlackBerry Z10: A Fix for All Crackberry Addicts

BlackBerry Z10: A Fix for All Crackberry Addicts
It’s been a while since there was a decent BlackBerry phone, and while there are plenty of smartphones available, there are still legions of Crackberry addicts that have been awaiting a new phone from the aforementioned RIM, which is now known simply as BlackBerry.

Vertu Constellation Ti Runs Android: Nope, Open Source Doesn’t Make it Any Cheaper

Vertu Constellation Ti Runs Android: Nope, Open Source Doesn’t Make it Any Cheaper
At the rate that I change smartphones, about once or twice a year, I could probably bankrupt myself pretty quickly if I were to buy Vertu phones instead of the brands I usually do. Recently, there was a rumor that Vertu would be using Android in its next smartphone.

CalypsoKey Brings Missing NFC Technology to the iPhone, Sorta.

CalypsoKey Brings Missing NFC Technology to the iPhone, Sorta.
One of the things that a lot of people have long lamented as missing from the iPhone is near field communications technology. NFC technology allows smartphones to do all sorts of interesting things such as share content or make purchases by simply holding the phone close to a compatible device.

Pantech Vega No 6 Android 5.9-Inch Smartphone: Phace It, It’s a Phablet.

Pantech Vega No 6 Android  5.9-Inch Smartphone: Phace It, It’s a Phablet.
I’m beginning to think that the smartphone wars are leading to devices with oversize screens that are becoming impractical. For a long time a big-screen for a smartphone was in the area of four-inches. Smartphone screens have begun to creep up in size as the so-called “phablet” has become popular.

Keon Firefox OS Smartphone: Orange Phone, Freshly Squeezed

Keon Firefox OS Smartphone: Orange Phone, Freshly Squeezed
While Chrome is fast and stable, I like using Firefox because of some of the specific extensions and plugins that work with it. If you still love Firefox, then you’ll love the fact that Mozilla has just announced a Developer Preview Phone that will come with the lightweight Firefox OS, which is still being developed.

Huawei Ascend G 615 Smartphone Heads to Deutschland

Huawei Ascend G 615 Smartphone Heads to Deutschland
There are tons of smartphones available these days, and Chinese gadget makers Huawei have just announced a new model which will be released in Germany very soon. If you like what you see, then you’ll be happy to know that this phone will probably make its way into other international markets in a short while as well.

Luminogeist 3D iPhone Displays: Prism Power

Luminogeist 3D iPhone Displays: Prism Power
People love their smartphones, and it’s hard to remember how we actually managed to get anything done in the past with only our dumbphones. Check out this interesting digital art installation from Japan that highlights smartphones.