Samsung Galaxy Note 3 rumors are a dime a dozen with just five days left until the phone will become official, but here’s one report that’s both unexpected and somewhat startling. Not to mention sort of exclusive, since this is the first time we’re hearing of such a scenario.
And so it begins. Technically, we’re still a full week away from the IFA 2013 official kick-off. But since things are to get awfully crowded on the Berlin stage seven days from now, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that certain exhibitors are already starting to reveal their new products.
A collaborative effort between Japan Robotech, Kokushikan University, and the Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering demonstrates to us how a simple smartphone-based “wheeled” robot could conquer any kind of terrain.
At a press event Thursday in Taipei, LG announced its new flagship phone G2 will be available for sale starting this October. Pre-order will start as early as September.
Just as everyone thought the Sony Xperia Z1 (aka Honami) rumor bonanza was bound to stop, since there appeared to be nothing left unraveled, two reports from China appeared on our doorsteps, bringing nothing really new to the table, but refusing to go unnoticed nevertheless.
What’s that you say, HTC has plenty of mid-end, budget-friendly smartphones out and about and it needs one more as much as John McAfee needs more easy money? Sorry to burst your bubble, but it appears the Taiwanese do think their mid-range line-up could benefit from one new addition.
Huawei’s current crown jewel is undoubtedly the Ascend P6, an uber skinny 4.7-inch phone with upper mid-range specs and budget-conscious price, but the Honor 3 might well threaten P6’s privileged spot in the company’s product line-up.
On Thursday, Honda released a demonstration of V2V technology coupled with smartphones. This concept could help increase pedestrian safety and avoid collisions, by enabling cars to communicate with the phones in pedestrians’ pockets.
Fresh rumors out of the rumor oven suggest that Samsung might launch the Galaxy Note III on September 27 in Taiwan, and some leaked pictures show off what is allegedly the device’s display panel.
The HTC One Max starred in a ton of unconfirmed reports, leaks and so on back in July and early August, but about ten days ago it oddly dropped off our radar. Fret not though, as the long lost brother of the highly acclaimed HTC One is now back with a vengeance.
Remember when BlackBerry (or as it was known back in the day, RIM) was considered the unsinkable, unbreakable flagship of the sea world consisting of smarter or dumber phones? The memory is all that’s left of those times, with BB now looking like a shabby rubber raft, threatened by the quietest of winds.
Okay, we all knew this was coming, so let’s not even pretend to be surprised. GooPhone, a Chinese OEM specialized in ripping off Apple designs, is reportedly working on an iPhone 5C clone already, which they are planning to launch as soon as next month.
Although Sony has been unable (or unwilling) to control the leaky faucet that’s brought us more Honami reports, unofficial pics and camera samples than one can count in the past few weeks, the upcoming high-end 5-inch phone continues to thrive in the spotlight.
After spectacularly leaping to number two in Indian smartphone sales and even closing in on Samsung, the market’s leader, we’re sad to inform you Micromax looks unable or unwilling to further step its game up.
Nokia’s upcoming 6-inch Windows Phone 8 device, codenamed ‘Bandit’, will be called the Lumia 1520 when it launches, according to the all-knowing evleaks.
We always knew one or more of China’s big smartphone players were going to step up their game and become a real menace for Samsung and HTC before long. But probably not many would have counted on it being Xiaomi.
Oppo’s next flagship smartphone is set for an announcement next month, but leaked pictures and specs already paint a clear picture of what we can expect from the Chinese manufacturer.
Quick show of hands, who here is familiar with BLU Products? Anybody? Anybody at all? Well, it’s your loss, as the somewhat humble Miami-based mobile phone manufacturer has grown immensely in just four years of existence, making huge waves in Latin and North America, as well as Europe with solid budget-conscious gadgets.
Motorola has revealed on its website that the Developer Edition of the Moto X is coming soon, with an unlocked bootloader and 32 gigs of built-in storage.
We’re days away from the official announcement of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z1 (Honami) smartphone, and the manufacturer has hinted that the device will be waterproof via a teaser on Twitter.