Topic: smartphone

Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs
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Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs

Earlier this month, we heard some details about a couple new handsets in the works from Nokia and Microsoft that featured “3D touch” capability – essentially, you could interact with them in different ways by … [Read more...]

Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July
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Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July

Today, Google announced that it is now accepting applications from third party developers to receive Project Ara development boards later this month. This is the first real shot developers will have to start figuring out … [Read more...]

Would You Buy a Windows Phone with “3D Touch”?
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Would You Buy a Windows Phone with “3D Touch”?

It’s no secret that Microsoft has been waging a losing battle when it comes to making Windows Phone a successful mobile platform. A post on Neowin today says that the company is hoping to turn some heads with new … [Read more...]

Chumby is Brought Back to Life, Courtesy of Blue Octy
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Chumby is Brought Back to Life, Courtesy of Blue Octy

A few years ago, I seriously wanted a Chumby. For those of you unfamiliar with the device, it was a sort of alarm clock-meets-tablet-meets-rugby ball that sold itself as a convenient way to access important Internet … [Read more...]

Android L Provides Huge Smartphone Battery Boost
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Android L Provides Huge Smartphone Battery Boost

Google showed off the latest version of its mobile OS, codenamed “Android L,” at its I/O event last week. There, the company talked about some of the major aesthetic changes Android users would see when the new OS … [Read more...]

Google Shows Off Project Ara Modular Smartphone at I/O
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Google Shows Off Project Ara Modular Smartphone at I/O

We’ve been following any detail of Project Ara, Google ATAP’s attempts at a modular smartphone, ever since we first heard about it last year. After the keynote speech wrapped at I/O last week, Google gave up a little … [Read more...]

FIFA, Soccer Apps See Surge Amid World Cup Mania
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FIFA, Soccer Apps See Surge Amid World Cup Mania

The World Cup has been underway for a little over a week, and full on soccer obsession has gripped the world. As a result, apps related to the most popular sport in the world have seen a major uptick in downloads since … [Read more...]

Amazon Officially Reveals Fire Phone, $200 on Contract, $650 Without
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Amazon Officially Reveals Fire Phone, $200 on Contract, $650 Without

Today at a press event in Seattle, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos took to the stage to introduce the company’s newest consumer product: the Fire Phone, the realization of months of rumors and speculation. Let’s … [Read more...]

5 Features the Amazon Smartphone Needs
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5 Features the Amazon Smartphone Needs

By now it’s an open secret that Amazon’s going to be releasing a smartphone tomorrow. From what we’ve heard, the device is going to feature a total of six cameras, though only two of those will be for taking … [Read more...]

Report: Amazon’s Smartphone to be AT&T Exclusive
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Report: Amazon’s Smartphone to be AT&T Exclusive

Tomorrow, online mega-retailer Amazon will be holding a major press event in Seattle, an event that is expected to see the official unveiling of its long-awaited smartphone. Running the same forked version of Android … [Read more...]