Huge smartphones are, against all sanity, in—and they're only getting bigger. And jeans are getting smaller. Can humans and the big phones of today coexist?
Time to add another to the long list of Siri's ailments: self-loathing. Because when you ask your iPhone's robot lady butler what the "best smartphone ever" is, she opts for a direct competitor. Personal assistants say the darndst things!
Brightness ratings and contrast ratio make for lovely tech spec reading when you're shopping for a new device. But neither tells you how usable a display will actually be in everyday ambient light situations. So DisplayMate put some of the more popular options to the test.
When you run the numbers on Microsoft's mobile platform, it doesn't look good. Despite the debut of Windows Phone 7 about a year and a half ago, the company is losing mobile users faster than it can add them.
Both Nokia and Microsoft need the Lumia 900 to succeed. Windows Phone is struggling. So is the once-top handset maker. But while they and AT&T has been pushing the Lumia 900 hard it looks like the carrier just doesn't have enough to go around.
So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
The new Nokia Lumia 900 is here, and we like it: it's bigger, faster, and and cheaper than its predecessor. But does taking a look inside reveal anything exciting?
The Lumia 800 was one of the most beautiful phones ever built in the long history of phone-building. It is widely acknowledged as the best Windows phone around. The next version, the Lumia 900, is bigger, faster, and—maybe most surprisingly—cheaper.
And you thought Nokia's new Windows Phone was dirt cheap at $99 to begin with.
You'll be able to get your mitts on the gorgeous Nokia Lumia 900 in March according to a newsletter published on the Nokia Developer website.
The Lumia 900 is a gorgeous phone—gorgeous enough to make waves if it hadn't been beaten to the party by its little sister the Lumia 800. Or maybe two sisters, if you count the closely related N9.
Even though we're pretty damn sure we know what Nokia's gonna announce—and AT&T and Microsoft have officially confirmed it's officially an LTE Windows Phone—we're still pretty excited. Live coverage starts now. [Giz Live]