HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition Review: Great But For that Camera

Android purists have a common refrain they like to bust out every time a beautiful new piece of hardware comes out: "If only it ran pure Android!" in F-sharp. There's a pervasive belief that unpasteurized Android—and only unpasteurized Android—directly from the great teat in Mountain View is all that's needed to… » 5/09/14 12:00pm 5/09/14 12:00pm

Meizu's M8 iPhoneclone UI Demoed, Looks Cloned Indeed

Meizu's fabled M8 iPhoneclone may indeed be soon on sale » 11/24/08 4:52am 11/24/08 4:52am, but until now we've only seen and bobs of its user interface: Now Meizu is demonstrating this with a neat little animation site. And guess what? Go on, you'll never guess! ...It's a pretty similar beast to the iPhone. There're some tweaks and differences of…

Meizu M8 iPhone Clone Hitting China, India In December

Meizu's iPhone copycatting M8 cellphone is to be vaporware no longer thanks to GeekITstores, who will be launching it in China then India from December onwards. The 8GB model is apparently due to cost somewhere between $380 and $470, and will be launched with "complete fanfare"...presumably because it's the "iPhone… » 9/29/08 5:04am 9/29/08 5:04am

Leica's $11,000 Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 Lens Is a Nightvision Owl Eye For…

Yeah, you read that right: f/ zero point nine five » 9/10/08 6:00pm 9/10/08 6:00pm. As in less than f/1, which was where Leica's legendary Noctilux was positioned before and as low as Canon goes with their 50mm f/1.0L glass, making it the world's fastest major consumer lens on the market today (f-numbers are logarithmic, so that's over a full…

Meizu M8 Captured On Film: Realer Than Big Foot But Not Nearly As…

Remember the Meizu M8 » 9/02/08 9:30am 9/02/08 9:30am? It was iPhone clone, the one that we were all excited to see...back in 2007. Now that Apple's added 3G to the mix, expanded storage and lowered the price with contract, the prospect of a (still unreleased) 8GB iClone has gotten a whole lot less enticing. But just for those who thought Meizu…

Meizu Adding Live Messenger to iPhone Vaporware Clone

The apparently incombustible Meizu CEO, Jack Wong, has just announced that they are going to add Live Messenger to their M8 cellphone, the rather pathetic and sad motherboard that wants to be an iPhone clone when it grows up (if it ever gets released). In other words: new vaporware announced for vaporware. The usual… » 3/31/08 4:47am 3/31/08 4:47am

Cops Shut Down Meizu's CeBIT Booth for Ripping Off Apple

It looks like we weren't the only ones not impressed with Meizu's M8 iPhone ripoff - its booth at CeBIT was shut down by the local police and all products and promotional materials were removed. Yikes! Apparently some other booths were shut down as well, as this was part of a wider initiative to protect patent and… » 3/05/08 1:10pm 3/05/08 1:10pm