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Tag: Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z: Let the Phablet Wars Begin!

Sony Xperia Z: Let the Phablet Wars Begin!
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.

Nokia Offers 3D Printed Case Developer Kit for Lumia 820 Smartphones

Nokia Offers 3D Printed Case Developer Kit for Lumia 820 Smartphones
I’ve long thought that one of the coolest technological innovations in recent times is 3D printing. The technology originally allowed manufacturers to rapidly prototype parts and products. 3D printing technology is far from inexpensive, but the cost has come down as more consumer oriented 3D printers have hit the market.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Dual SIM Smartphone Should Hit Europe Soon

Samsung Galaxy Grand Dual SIM Smartphone Should Hit Europe Soon
Changing SIM cards can be quite an annoyance, especially if you travel to the same places often, and don’t want to deal with international roaming fees. That’s one of the reasons why dual SIM smartphones are pretty useful.

Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner Hits Kickstarter

Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner Hits Kickstarter
My mother has boxes of old 35mm film from my youth tucked away in closets and the attic. Most of those pictures we have probably never looked at because the prints were lost long ago. If you have a bunch of old 35mm film around, a new product is on Kickstarter which will help you get these images into your smartphone in digital form.

Endliss iPhone LED Notification Case: Never Miss a Notification Again

Endliss iPhone LED Notification Case: Never Miss a Notification Again
After the numerous times I’ve dropped my iPhone, I totally believe in the protection of a sturdy case. Thanks to cases, my current phone still has no scratches, so when I inevitably upgrade, the pain in my wallet will be a lot less thanks to the resale value I’ll get from a non-messed-up phone.

Swype Living Language: Crowdsourced Dictionary

Swype Living Language: Crowdsourced Dictionary
The recently released beta of the famous touchscreen text software Swype includes a new feature called Living Language. This optional setting automatically adds trending words to the user’s dictionary, giving your parents a chance to smh at your YOLO shenanigans.

Gorilla Glass 3 Coming: Even Gorillas Have Trouble Breaking It

Gorilla Glass 3 Coming: Even Gorillas Have Trouble Breaking It
Okay, I made that part about gorillas up, but it’s easy to forget the usefulness of Gorilla Glass. A lot of the smartphones and tablet people use everyday are covered in this durable material. That’s one of the reasons that the screen on your phone won’t break if you drop inadvertently.

BLU Vivo 4.65 HD Unlocked Android 4 Smartphone Announced

BLU Vivo 4.65 HD Unlocked Android 4 Smartphone Announced
If you’re soon to be in the market for a new smartphone and you’re looking for an unlocked device that you won’t have to stick with a contract for, BLU Products’ Vivo 4.65 HD might be perfect for you.

Banana-Shaped Radiation-Proof Handset for Conducting All Your Monkey Business

Banana-Shaped Radiation-Proof Handset for Conducting All Your Monkey Business
I’ve rarely had to use a handset with my smartphone, maybe that’s because I don’t talk much on it, and most earphones tend to have built-in microphones, so they are perfectly capable of acting like handsets.

I/O Denim Jeans Add Perfect Pocket for Smartphones

I/O Denim Jeans Add Perfect Pocket for Smartphones
Depending on what type of jeans you wear, I think most of us will agree that it can be uncomfortable having to carry your smartphone in the front pocket. Years ago, I had a pair of dress slacks that had a little pocket midway down the thigh that unzipped that you could poke a smartphone into.

2013 Toyota Avalon Offers Qi Wireless Smartphone Charging

2013 Toyota Avalon Offers Qi Wireless Smartphone Charging
I know I’m not the only person who has been itching for car manufacturers to finally begin integrating wireless smartphone charging into their vehicles. The first company to do this on a production vehicle is Toyota (Dodge is offering the feature as an after-market add-on for it’s 2013 Dart).

JLab Bouncer Bluetooth Mobile Speaker: Affordable Wireless Beats

JLab Bouncer Bluetooth Mobile Speaker: Affordable Wireless Beats
I have to admit that I use my Bluetooth speaker almost daily. Whether it’s to listen to music while I take a shower, or go to sleep while listening to an audiobook, I definitely get the most of this kind of device.

Wahoo Balance Smartphone Scale: Wireless Weigh-Ins to Combat the Holidays

Wahoo Balance Smartphone Scale: Wireless Weigh-Ins to Combat the Holidays
It’s never good when your bathroom scale gives you inconsistent readings. That’s probably one of the reasons why people seem to like these new high-tech scales that can track your weight history via your smartphone. There aren’t too many available on the market yet, so it’s good to see more alternatives popping up like this one from Wahoo Fitness.

LG Optimus G Review: The “G” Stands for “Great” Smartphone

LG Optimus G Review: The “G” Stands for “Great” Smartphone
I’ll start out this review by saying that I’ve been an avid iPhone user since the day the first model came out. I just haven’t seen an Android phone I liked well enough to even consider a switch – until now.

JBL SoundFly: Packing Tunes in the Corner of Your Room

JBL SoundFly: Packing Tunes in the Corner of Your Room
After having played around with a couple of wireless speakers, I have to admit that I like them. The wireless JBL SoundFly is somewhat diminutive, but it packs enough power to let you listen to your music in almost any room.

Eton BoostTurbine Wants You to Crank It up for Power

Eton BoostTurbine Wants You to Crank It up for Power
Nothing sucks more than running out of power when you need it the most. And by that, I mean running out of juice to power your smartphone, MP3 player, flashlight, radio, and other gadgets that run on batteries.