While the Nokia Lumia 920 is still king of the Nokia Windows Phone 8 world, the Nokia Lumia 820 is certainly a solid choice if you are looking for a mid-range device. One of the features that sets the Nokia apart from other handsets in their class is their swappable plastic shell. Most phones only allow you to customize the look of your phone with different cases, but Nokia allows you to replace the entire shell giving you a truly “unique” look.
Author: Brett Widmer
Whether you have heard or not, Temple Run 2, was just released for iOS devices the other day.
According to an article in the Korea Times, it appears LG may be attempting another run at Windows Phone, this time with Windows Phone 8. Besides an effort to renew interest in Windows Phone, LG also has a goal of selling 75 million headsets in 2013 between all of its Android (and soon perhaps WP) devices.
Earlier this week, we reported that a GLBenchmark entry indicated Samsung had a new phone in the works, “Godiva”. Now photos have surfaced as well..
Recently there have been many rumors of a Facebook possibly releasing a cell phone. However, Mark Zuckerberg has adamantly denied on two separate occasions, in July and in September, that these rumors are not true. However on Tuesday January 15th, Facebook has scheduled a press event. So the question is, what is the topic of this event?
Recently RIM held a Blackberry 10 app port-a-thon weekend, promising $100 per approved app, a chance to win a Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha device and free Playbooks. Since then, the competition has come and gone and there were a staggering 15,000 Blackberry 10 apps submitted for approval.
Mophie is usually one the first companies to release their battery equipped case accessory for any type of device. However this time around, iBattz appears to be beating them to the punch with two cases for the iPhone 5.
Samsung refuses to let the Samsung Galaxy S2 die, it seems. They have now officially announced a newer, improved version of the aging handset under the name Galaxy S2 PLUS. While it doesn’t have many external changes and looks nearly identical to the S2, it did get some notable upgrades under the hood.
Hisense has unveiled a new Google TV this year at CES, the XT780. While Hisense may not be a make you are familiar with, they are quickly trying to change that. Hisense first got into the Google TV market back in 2012 at IFA in Berlin. They unveiled the Pulse set top box, add-on hardware similar to the Roku series.
Walmart’s senior vice president of Entertainment has announced that Straight Talk customers can now get their hands on the iPhone 5, without contract.
Ouya is back in the news again. While most of you have probably heard of the Ouya before, for the few who haven’t it is an Android based game console that managed to raise a staggering and record-holding $8.6 million via Kickstarter not too long ago.
Dell appears to be making another run at the Android market, but this time not in the form of its mobile business. Instead, they are creating a dongle that has Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Loaded on it named Project Ophelia.
Back in October, Samsung and Verizon formally announced the the Ativ Odyssey. Now we finally have new word suggesting that the phone will arrive in “the coming weeks”.
Last week we introduced to you the Ubuntu phone OS, and that has left us yearning for the ability to test drive it for ourselves.
Earlier today we mentioned Vizio was introducing its first Windows 8 tablet, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some Android-related news for us as well. Vizio has now announced a new 7-inch tablet featuring a Tegra 3 processor and pure Android experience without the bloat. Interestingly enough, one of the key features of the Windows 8 tablet was it was also a pure Windows 8 experience, with no vendor-specific junk thrown in.
When it comes to evolving the technology, one of the brands that comes to mind is 3D Systems. The company continues to raise the bar, and has now announced new high-end 3D printer called the CubeX, which the company bills as the “the ultimate desktop 3D printer”.
This week, RIM has applied for and received an interesting new patent. With the recent picture leaks of the BlackBerry 10, RIM has created technology that would make the blurry inconspicuous photo a thing of the past.
One word that provokes an immediate man grunt, hovercraft. These amphibious vehicles don’t provide much for aesthetic value, though. That’s where the Engineers at Mercier-Jones come in. Mercier-Jones have takento the challenge of developing a lustful hovercraft design that would make any car enthusiast water at the mouth.
Recently, there have been many factors pointing to the idea that Sony is planning to officially reveal a pair of brand new 1080p 5 inch smartphones at CES 2013 next week. Now it seems that some official press releases of the Xperia ZL and Xperia Z have hit the net, found directly on Sony’s website.
Since Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy Note II last September, it has been nothing less than a huge success. In South Korea alone, there have been more than one million sales. This only one month after Samsung had announced global sales reaching and exceeding five million units.
Thanks to some “leaked” photos on Flickr, it is known that Samsung is going to release a new model to its robotic vacuum line. This tease, leaked or released, by Samsung shows The Smart Tango Corner Clean robot that has the standard circular design, but also has one other little feature.
Samsung is apparently planning on revealing a television at CES 2013 that will take TVs to the next level: see through.
Our wait for hover cars may finally be coming to an end thanks to reasearchers at the Japanese Aoyama Gakuin University. A breakthrough has been made in realtime control over magnetically levitated disks by using only light. The team recently disclosed study results that show the motion of a graphite disk being controlled by the use of a laser.
For some time now, Netflix has wanted to integrate social media into their customer’s video watching experience. That has been prevented due to the United State’s Video Privacy Protection Act. The bill prevented companies from sharing customer’s watched videos without written consent from the customer.
Fujitsu has revealed plans to release its Raku Raku phone for seniors in the United States and Europe.
LG has announced it will release a brand new line of Google TVs with 3.0 software starting in 2013. These very sleek and slim TVs will come in sizes ranging from 42 inches to 60 inches.
So what is the cutoff before a phone is more of a tablet that can place calls? Evidently bigger than 6.1 inches as far as Huawei is concerned. They are getting ready to release the Ascend Mate, a 6.1 inch 1080p Android phone.
Introducing Pop, a portable battery that can charge any kind of phone including the latest in iPhone technology. The system would include cables for most every kind of port including the 30pin and Lightening connector.
Two days after the big Tumblr update to its Android app, iPad gets its own native app as well. Tumblr’s iOS app version 3.2.3 is now compatible with the iPad and the iPad mini.
Recently Apple attempted to answer user’s complaint regarding Wi-Fi issues with the release of iOS 6.0.2. This update was geared towards the iPad Mini and iPhone 5 in particular.
Scott Garner has created something I’m sure none of us ever thought we would see, drums made of beets. He calls this creation the aptly named BeetBox. The drums use one of the credit card sized Raspberry Pi Computers as well as capacitive touch sensors and an amplifier to make each of the beets create a sound as they are touched.
The company Nuance has now released a major update to its Android App, Dragon Mobile Assistant.