Posts Tagged: "smartphones"

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Samsung Wants Folding Screens By 2015

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We know that Samsung has already put out a phone with a curve in it, called the Galaxy Round because “Galaxy Curve” was already taken. And we know Samsung has higher ambitions for its flexy screens. How high? Try a phone you can fold like paper, less than two years...

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Motorola Wants To Make Phonebloks A Reality

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One of the inherent problems with smartphones is that they are disposable and, thus, prisoner to trends. Few phones are designed to last more than two years, and technology moves so quickly that your phone becomes outdated in a year. Motorola Mobility would like to leapfrog that concept and instead...

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LG G Flex Is Official, Also Bent

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LG has been dropping hints that its new flexible screen technology would be appearing in an upcoming phone, but we hadn’t seen anything about it hitting the market. All that’s changed with the LG G Flex, which is not an obscure rapper but their newly announced phone. Flex Time To...

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Nokia Will Have The First Smartphone That Shoots RAW

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Nokia has, of late, invested a lot of time and energy into the cameras on its phones. We’ve all seen the ad where people get clotheslined at a school play talking about its lens and zoom features. But Nokia is really doubling down, according to rumor, and going RAW. RAW...

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The Nexus 5 Leaks Its Price, $350

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Google, when it comes to the Nexus 5, is a leaky, leaky ship, but this leak is even more official, and obvious, than most: They just put up the price on the Nexus 5 on their official store. Oh, you can’t buy it; the link was dead and was quickly...

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LG Goes Phablet With The LG Pro Lite

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Larger screens are becoming all the rage, as we more towards an apparently standardized form factor of about six inches. And LG is no exception, with it’s new phone the LG Pro Lite. But unlike the Note 3, a flagship phone this isn’t. Lite Indeed Let’s start with the internals,...

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LG’s Bendable Smartphone Screens Are Finally Coming

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For what has felt like decades now, LG has been teasing us with the prospect of bendy screens for our smartphones. And, yet, it’s never really come to pass, until now. Oooooh, Flexible! Unfortunately, you won’t be able to make a smartphone into a slap bracelet any time soon; this...

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Microsoft Wants HTC’s Android Phones To Also Carry Windows Phone

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Windows Phone is struggling to achieve market share in the cutthroat, highly competitive world of mobile operating systems. Well, OK, “competitive” is the wrong word when Apple and Google control most of the market. But Microsoft is looking for any advantage… including getting HTC to start making dual-boot phones. Two...

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Amazon’s Smartphone Might Be A 3D One

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Amazon is currently fighting with Apple, Google, and Microsoft to completely control your media life. Mostly we use this to buy $5 albums, although their media streaming items are quite nice for what they do. Apparently, though, when Amazon makes a push into phones, they’ll be coming with a very...

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What Makes a Good Smartphone: 10 Features You Should Look For

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With a plethora of smartphones flooding the market each month, “the next big thing” always seems to be here. Captivated by remarkable features, cutting-edge designs and gargantuan specs, consumers have a lot to choose from – too much to choose from, in fact.  Yes, all of this choice can make...