KDDI has unveiled a working prototype of its upgraded REGZA Phone IS11T smartphone, which is an Android-powered mobile phone with a sliding QWERTY keyboard and is reportedly desgined to cater to "heavy users of social networking services and email, especially those who frequently text with Twitter and Facebook".
Having a phone specially designed to allow for making quick updates to Facebook sounds like the kind of device any Facebook junkie would love to have, but what is an OEM like HTC to do if it wants to market its Facebook-oriented smartphone in China, where the popular online social networking service has been blocked? Simple:
Most people may not know it, but MSI has been a player in the tablet space for quite some time already, except that its tablets never really managed to take off in the same way as those of its competitors. However, if you though that MSI is all ready to give up its stake in the tablet
Now that HTC has its EVO 3D and LG has its Optimus 3D, it would make sense that a major player such as Samsung will want to make its entry into the market for 3D-capable smartphones soon in order to grab a slice of the pie for itself. And from the looks of it, users
When the Samsung Galaxy S Android smartphone was launched last year, it impressed many users with its large and brilliant Super AMOLED display, slim form factor, coupled with its impressive features and performance. And a year later, the company came up with the Galaxy S II. Will the Galaxy S II live up to our
Lenovo has recently announced the launch of their new tablet devices which come in the form of the IdeaPad K1, IdeaPad P1 and ThinkPad Tablet. The IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet are powered by Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb operating system, while the IdeaPad P1 runs Microsoft Windows 7.
Smartphones may be the mobile phones of choice for most people today, but it does not change the fact that most mobile phones are known for being fragile electronic devices that are not meant to be exposed to elemental hazzards such as dust and water, right? Well, leave it to Pantech to deliver a smartphone that
Yep, you are reading this right. Apparently, after having experienced the taste of success in the UK with the sale of its ZTE Blade smartphone that is being sold under the Orange San Francisco name, ZTE is now planning to compete against the major Android smartphone manufacturers by selling its new Skate smartphone under its
Sharp has announced the availability of its new 3D AQUOS smartphone, the 009SH, for Japan via its domestic telecommunications operator SoftBank. The new device, which sports up to four different colours for consumers to choose from, and a high-resolution 3D display, will be powered by the Android operating system and boasts support for a variety
Kouziro, a Japanese computer OEM known for its Build-To-Order line of desktop PCs, has announced the availability of two new 10-inch tablets for its domestic Japanese market, which both feature and external keyboard and a choice between Microsoft's Windows 7 and Google's Android operating systems. Read on to find out more about the new tablets
Everybody knows that LG's 3D-capable smartphone, the Optimus 3D, sports an interesting ability which allows users to convert 2D images and videos into 3D on the fly with the help of some software. However, it seems that the Korean company is keen to take that functionality one step further to provide a more complete 3D
Sprint may have its epic Samsung smartphone which goes by the name of the Epic 4G, but it certainly seems that the telco was not epic enough to score the device as an exclusive product, for word has it that Verizon is well on its way to launching its own Samsung slider smartphone that bears
LG Korea has unveiled their Optimus Pro (LG-C660) and Optimus Net (LG-P690) smartphones, which are running on Google's latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread mobile operating system. The Optimus Pro has both QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen display, while the Optimus Net is full touchscreen.
Looks like Haier is on a roll this week. In addition to launching a new, upgraded version of a yet-unnamed Haipad tablet which we talked about recently, it seems that the company has got yet another product which has been given an upgrade of sorts, and it comes in the form of a slight specifications bump
We have heard of the Android operating system being used to power all kinds of appliances that it was never designed for, such as TV set-top boxes, GPS navigators and even actual PCs. But putting Android into a robot has probably got to be a world's first, and this is exactly what Sanyo Home has
If you are the proud owner of an Android-powered smartphone who cannot afford to pass a single day without getting your daily fix of Twitter on your mobile phone, today will definitely be a very good day to hit the Android Market and update that Twitter app currently residing in your smartphone to the latest
We all know that Amazon has been attempting to compete against Apple in just about everything that is related to digital content, such as e-books, digital music, and even mobile applications. However, it seems that Amazon is all ready to take the fight up to the next level, for word has it that the multinational
Online payment gateway Paypal has announced a peer-to-peer payment feature for Android users using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, Payments can be sent or received by entering transaction details and tapping the phone against another phone.
Remember Meizu's M9 smartphone? You know, the one that seemingly resembles an iPhone but brings along with it its own share of originality in the form of a customized UI for its Android-based operating system and its own unique tweaks to the hardware's design? Well, it turns out that Europe might have no problem with
Dell is widely considered to be one of the later entrants into the market for a slice of the lucrative smartphone pie. And the fact that its first true-blue Android-powered smartphone, the Venue (and not the Streak), has only started seeing the light of day on the retail shelves recently is certainly not about to win the company any