Tag Archive: Handset


Why I won’t ditch my iPhone SE to go back to a bigger handset

For the last year and a half I’ve been using the massive iPhone 6 Plus. I love its 5.5-inch screen for watching videos, checking my social media pages, and browsing the web. But after spending the last week with the diminutive, 4-inch iPhone SE, my thoughts on whether or not I need such a big […]

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Slowing handset sales triggers Samsung firing spree

You know the way that Apple’s heroically struggling to build a new “spaceship” HQ capable of housing its army of brilliant worker ants who design the iPhone? Well, Samsung has an easier solution for its phone division: just fire a load of people. New statistics published courtesy of Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service underline the degree […]

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Android porn app holds your handset hostage until you pay up

An Android app that promises free porn has been secretly snapping photos of its users as they enjoy its content. “Adult Player” then locks up the victim’s device and uses their photo in a ransom note demanding $ 500. Discovered by Zscaler, Adult Player cannot be downloaded from Google Play, but is easily discoverable with a quick Google search […]

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Survey suggests iPhone 6 could be Apple’s most desired handset yet

The idea that the forthcoming iPhone 6 (expected to be unveiled September 9) is the most anticipated refresh of Apple’s smartphone in ages was given further credibility by a recent survey by financial firm R.W. Baird. Quizzing 1,000 residents surveyed…

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All hail the king: iPhone 5s is the world’s most popular handset

According to new research from market intelligence firm ABI Research, the iPhone was the world’s most popular smartphone in Q1 2014, leaving competitors in the dust as the top-selling handset globally. Despite ripping off ideas, paying celebrities to endorse their…

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These iPhone 6 mockups imagine the handset without ugly antenna gaps

As excited as a lot of people are about the forthcoming iPhone 6, one of the big sticking points has been the presence of ugly antenna breaks on the back of most of the models we’ve seen so far. In…

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Bring Back Old School Phone Style With The SwissVoice ePure Bluetooth Handset [Deals]

CoM - SwissPhoneYou know, sometimes we long for the days of the old handheld phone. We’re all we did was hold the handset up to you ear and simply spoke into the receiver, not worrying about any kind of potentially harmful emissions coming from it as you did so. And just as recognizable as a smartphone is […]

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Retro Phone Handset Actually Pretty For Desk Jockeys

ku-xlargeI never make actual phone calls – they’re for people who don’t know how to use the internet. But I used to, and I remember one thing: real telephone handsets are way more comfortable to use than cellphones, especially for long calls. Which is to say, the POP Desk handset will look great next to […]

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The HOT Watch Smartwatch’s Unique Trick Turns Your Own Hand Into The Handset [Kickstarter]

hot-watch  The HOT Watch, from Texas-based PH Technical Labs, is the latest project to join the ever-burgeoning smartwatch craze, and it busted out onto Kickstarter today with such a bang it’s already raised half its $150K goal. There’s really a lot going on here — the device packs a near-endless list of features — but […]

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An Open Letter to Handset Makers: Why Your Phone Is a Loser

Nokia-Lumia-1020-EOS-1Dear Handset Maker: Your company and hundreds of others are engaged in an epic battle for the smartphone handset market, which within a year or two will exceed a billion customers and $150 billion a year in revenue. Don’t you want a big piece of that? Because if you do, you’re not acting like it. […]

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