Bloomberg: Samsung's Planning a Three-Sided Wraparound Display Phone

If your phone is lacking one thing, it's a display that covers multiple sides of its boring little rectangular frame. At least, that's according to Samsung, because Bloomberg is reporting that the company has plans to produce a phone with a curved OLED screen which wraps around three of its sides. » 11/15/13 8:46am 11/15/13 8:46am

Mozilla Doesn't Plan to Launch the Firefox Phone in the US

Bad news if you've had your heart set on a Mozilla phone ever since they announced the Firefox handsets: the company has admitted that it has no plans to launch the device in the US. » 11/14/13 3:40am 11/14/13 3:40am

A Galaxy S4 Active Mini Might Be on Its Way

This phone here appears to be yet another miniature version of a popular full size model, with official filings revealing something we suspect might end up being known as the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Mini. Could do with a smaller name, too. » 10/31/13 7:45am 10/31/13 7:45am

Xperia Z1F Confirmed: Sony’s Flagship Shrunk Down to Mini Proportions

We’ve had the regular sized one, we’ve got its oversized cousin, and now Sony’s Xperia Z1 is getting a little brother to boss around, in the shape of the Sony Xperia Z1F. And it ain’t half bad! » 10/10/13 6:11am 10/10/13 6:11am

China Telecom Leak Seems to Reveal New iPhones

On Thursday afternoon, a verified China Telecom account on the Weibo microblog posted an advert for advance orders of the iPhone 5S and 5C—the phones we expect Apple to announce next week. » 9/06/13 3:27am 9/06/13 3:27am

The Mini+ Is HTC's Solution to Carrying a Big Phone

Phones are getting bigger; some are even too big for pockets. So what’s the answer to your too-big-to-use-as-a-phone issues? A mini Bluetooth phone that connects to your real phone, of course. Or at least that’s what HTC thinks. Meet the HTC Mini+. Yeah, that just happened. » 9/02/13 1:35pm 9/02/13 1:35pm

This Is the First Phone With a 4K Video Camera

This is Acer's new giganta-smartphone, the Liquid S2, and it's sitting on a fairly impressive secret: it's the world's first phone to pack a 4K-capable video camera. » 9/02/13 5:45am 9/02/13 5:45am

These Dumb Insurance Claims For Lost Cell Phones are Hilarious

We've all misplaced our cell phone and spent what seems like hours searching for it—but some people take losing handsets to a whole new level. Chances are, you've never lost a phone as impressively as the people that feature in these stories. » 7/25/13 5:24am 7/25/13 5:24am

HP: We're Going to Make Another Smartphone

Despite a shaky track record, it seems HP is keen to stay involved with the smartphone market—with one of its execs insisting that it's planning to release a handset. At some point. » 7/01/13 7:33am 7/01/13 7:33am

The HTC One Will Be Delayed and May Not Arrive Until April

HTC has announced that there are some delays holding up production of its new flagship phone, the One. The company claims it will attempt to fulfil pre-orders by the end of the month, but the device may not appear in stores until some time in April. » 3/13/13 4:41am 3/13/13 4:41am

Does This Mystery Motorola Reveal Google's Influence?

A mysterious new phone, which purports to be a Motorola-made Android, has surfaced—and it appears to shun the usual Moto design aesthetic in favor of something a little more Google-inspired. » 3/13/13 3:43am 3/13/13 3:43am

Report: Nokia Will Launch a Full-On PureView Windows Phone This Year

Rumors are emerging which suggest Nokia is planning to launch a "true PureView Windows Phone"—codenamed EOS—some time later this year. » 1/23/13 5:57am 1/23/13 5:57am

The New Padfone Lets It All Hang Out

The Asus Padfone took 12 months to arrive on the market after it was first announced. Now, for multi-tasking device lovers everywhere, there's a new version of the smartphone powered tablet—and it seems to want to show off its insides. » 10/16/12 4:34am 10/16/12 4:34am

Do Phones Need to Come With Chargers These Days?

UK carrier O2 is taking a pretty bold step: an as-yet-unannounced new HTC handset that it's selling will come without a charger in the box. O2 claims it's an attempt to be more environmentally friendly, but maybe it's just the future. » 9/26/12 4:53am 9/26/12 4:53am

This Aston Martin Android Isn’t Up to 007′s Specifications

Bond might be saddled with a Sony, thanks to Sony Pictures producing 007′s recent outings, but he should be glad he's not stuck with this polished turd-of-a-phone. Meet the Aston Martin Aspire, an Android phone that no one should ever buy for $1,300 - it's no Vertu that's for sure. » 9/18/12 9:00am 9/18/12 9:00am

Future Supercomputers Will Be Powered By Your Phone

Cluster computing—the concept of stringing together devices to act as a single processing unit—isn't a new idea. But soon your phone could be acting as a node in just such a device, helping to crack tough computational problems. » 9/04/12 5:54am 9/04/12 5:54am

What's More Important: Phone or Provider?

As part of the Apple-Samsung legal dispute, Apple has revealed a survey which it undertook in January 2011 before the iPhone appeared on Verizon. It revealed that 48 percent of people would choose Android over iPhone if it allowed them to stay with their carrier. » 8/14/12 5:05am 8/14/12 5:05am

Bloomberg: Facebook Launching HTC-Built Phone With Custom OS in 2013

These days, you're never more than a few months away from a Facebook phone rumor. Now, despite the fact it could prove to be an awful idea, Bloomberg is reporting that Facebook is working closely with HTC (again) to launch a Facebook phone by 2013. » 7/26/12 3:58am 7/26/12 3:58am

Mobile Gigabit Wi-Fi Will Make Your Internet Three Times Faster

After teasing people at CES in January, Broadcom has finally announced the arrival of its new gigabit-speed Wi-Fi chips for mobile phones—and they're going to make your internet connection at least three times faster. » 7/25/12 4:30am 7/25/12 4:30am