Gravity forever keeps our feet flat on the ground, but it's tough to see the "wow" factor of something we live with every day. But Shizouka-based designer Kouichi Okamoto of Kyouei Design found a way to reveal the wonder in the ever-present force with Magnetic Field Record, a mobile artwork that offers a new way to…
Pocket-lint is reporting that it's been sent images of the new HTC One X+ from a trusted source and... it looks almost identical to the existing HTC One X.
Late last night Google finally published an official response to the dozens of malicious Android applications that had infiltrated the Android Market. Updated.
A leaked slide from Nvidia's Mobile World Congress presentation has revealed that the 1.2Ghz Tegra 2 3D processor, meant for mobiles featuring 3D screens, wil launch sometime this quarter. Mobile 3D computing for everyone!
Microsoft's Menlo prototype, previously believed to be a Windows tablet in the wake of Courier's untimely demise, is actually a prototype mobile device and OS, complete with 3-axis accelerometer and a digital pressure barometer. Yes, a barometer.
Even though Microsoft has been strict in regards to what manufacturers can do with the Windows Phone 7 interface, HTC said late last week that the Sense UI would nevertheless find its way onto those devices, perhaps in October.
Anyone signing an AT&T contract after June 1 is in for a nasty surprise if ever in the mood to break it: The early termination fee for smartphones is being raised from $175 to $325. Here's AT&T's ridiculous explanation:
On a planet with around 6.8 billion people, we're likely to see 5 billion cell phone subscriptions this year.
This is OmniVision's newest 1/4-inch, 5 megapixel RAW sensor. It's tiny, has low light sensitivity, captures 720p video at 60 fps or 1080p at 30 fps, and shoots in RAW. The best part? It could be in cellphones soon.
Nokia and Intel have joined up to marry their Moblin and Maemo platforms, creating the MeeGo spawn which will be seen on devices by the ends of the year. Another operating system?
Either phones mean nothing to Brits, who are accustomed to getting them free on contract, or they're just crazy drinkers who can't keep a hold of their gadgets.
We got a quick, blurry look at LG's upcoming enV Touch (aka Voyager 2) in April, and now we have the specs for this ho-hum handset:
Google has announced that the Android 1.5 "Early Look" SDK is now available to developers, and man, does it bring the features. Check out the list below.
The tech and media savvy hipsters currently at SXSW could very well be a snapshot of things to come. The conference is chock full of smartphones, but there's nary a notebook (or netbook) in sight.
Samsung's eerily similar touch screen handset for Verizon Wireless, the Omnia, is ready for your fingerprints. Well, it will be ready when it launches on December 8 for $250 (after $70 rebate). Eager beavers can get a hold of it early online on November 26. While it looks like the Instinct, the spec sheet is…
Early October saw Mozilla CEO John Lilly claiming Firefox Mobile would be available in a few weeks. That's still the case today, but one additional bit of info we can deliver to you are some of the first screen shots of the browser to hit the net. According to the Unwired, these screens are of Firefox Mobile running…
Neal Stephenson, author of Snow Crash and Cryptonomicon, is one of the most techno-savvy scifi authors of his generation, and yet his new novel Anathem is strongly critical of mobile phones. Anathem, which hits bookstores Tuesday, is set on an alien world that's very much like Earth — right down to its technologies,…
Sometimes I pick up my phone and say to myself "Gee, this communication device just isn't cryptic enough. It's too user friendly and not enough like a puzzle out of the Da Vinci Code." Apparently designer Marc Schömann was listening in, because he's now created a baton style mobile that forces you to twist sections…
The only real problem with today's portable electronics is battery life. The gear gets more powerful but sadly battery technology really hasn't kept up, that's why we write about things like solar power. But there are also nifty things called dynamos, devices you pump or crank to juice up your batteries. O2, a large…
While most of us are "addicted" to our mobiles, apparently some have it so bad that they're receiving treatment. Two children (ages 12 an 13) were admitted to a mental health clinic to cure what's been labeled as cellphone addiction. From the Telegraph: