Tag Archives: smartphone

Don’t throw away that box, it may be a VR Viewer

The smartphone industry has largely stagnated over the past few years (So much that the view that the smartphone industry has stagnated has stagnated), with increasingly iterative updates and no major overhauls. Continue reading Don’t throw away that box, it may be a VR Viewer

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Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy S7 on February 21st

Samsung confirms February 21st unveiling for the Samsung Galaxy S7?

Mobile phone launches aren’t as exciting as they used to be. Before, thousands of people huddled together at company launch events, staying out for days to buy the next big thing. Continue reading Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy S7 on February 21st

The race to the bottom: LG’s new phone costs only $10

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According to a general theory about technology adoption,  at the beginning the technology is prohibitively expensive and only early-adopters  buy it. Later, with developments in the manufacturing side, the price comes down, and over time, it drops so low that almost everyone can afford the technology. Continue reading The race to the bottom: LG’s new phone costs only $10

Microsoft ditches the Nokia Branding with its latest Phone

Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia some months ago, and now the effects are showing.

Many rumors pointed to a new Lumia Device, which would be the first to ditch the Nokia Branding. It is finally here, and is called the Lumia 535. Continue reading Microsoft ditches the Nokia Branding with its latest Phone

Blackberry is Back: 200,000 Blackberry Passport Smartphoners Ordered within Days of Launch

Blackberry is a sinking ship and everybody knows it. After going through a round of layoffs and executive Shifts, Blackberry is ready to make a comeback, with a new Focus, one it has always been good at: Enterprise. Continue reading Blackberry is Back: 200,000 Blackberry Passport Smartphoners Ordered within Days of Launch

Sony has announced the QX1: Brings the Magic of APS-C and Interchangeable Lenses to your Smartphone

Last year, Sony had introduced the QX100 and the QX10. These were external Cameras that strapped on to your Smartphone and used your Smartphone Screen as a Viewfinder. They dramatically improved your Smartphone’s Imaging Prowess, and this year, Sony is revamping everything with the QX1. Continue reading Sony has announced the QX1: Brings the Magic of APS-C and Interchangeable Lenses to your Smartphone

The Xiaomi Mi 4: An iPhone Lookalike that Packs a Punch, on the Cheap

Although the name “Xiaomi” may not be well-known in Western Countries, in Asian Countries like China, Xiaomi is a household name. It launches premium products at not-so-premium price points, which is something that has helped drive its popularity. Continue reading The Xiaomi Mi 4: An iPhone Lookalike that Packs a Punch, on the Cheap

Yo, an App for sending Yo’s, has got hacked

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Recently, an App called Yo was receiving lots of attention, not because it is some masterpiece, but because it was an app represented the ultimate in laziness for humans: It could only be used to send Yo’s. The icing on the cake? It had got 1 million dollars in funding from investors. For an app that only allows you to send one word, that is really something. Continue reading Yo, an App for sending Yo’s, has got hacked

The device that will bring LG back into the Windows Phone game, has leaked in a picture

Rumor has it that LG is preparing to get back into Windows Phone, after facing not much success with the Android market. Reputed Leaker, Evleaks, which has succesfully predicted and leaked pictures of many devices, has leaked a picture of what is supposedly the device that will bring LG back to Windows  Phone. Continue reading The device that will bring LG back into the Windows Phone game, has leaked in a picture

Motorola launches the Moto E: Decent specs, but hey, it is dirt cheap

The last week was rife with rumors about the arrival of Motorola’s first phone after it got acquired by Lenovo.

Motorola seems to have a penchant for cheap phones” Even its flagship,  the Moto X is placed relatively low in the price ladder. It’s Moto G offered mid-range specs for a really cheap price. Motorola has decided to go even lower and launch the Moto E, at just $129. Continue reading Motorola launches the Moto E: Decent specs, but hey, it is dirt cheap