You’re probably aware that iPhone will automatically detect phone numbers in web pages, allowing you to tap directly on a phone number and choose to call that number, send it a message, add it to Contacts, or to copy it to the clipboard. The tap-to-dial function is easily the quickest way to call a number found on the web:
But what about [Read More...]
The makers of Floome, a new breathalyzer dongle that clips into a smartphone’s headphone jack, say their gadget is more accurate than the Breathometer breathalyzer we featured in March, because Floome is equipped with a key ingredient missing from the former: a flowmeter.
2045Tech, the outfit behind Floome, says on their Indiegogo page that the flowmeter they use is “the same sensor as law enforcement breathalyzers.”
Floome’s precision hardware is combined with [Read More...]
Remember Motorola Mobility? Google bought it for $ 12.5Â billion in 2011, and the smartphone maker hasn’t released one new device since. Now Motorola is ready to unveil several new Android phones between now and October. The upcoming flagship device from Motorola will be called the Moto X, and it will be assembled in Texas.
The news was just announced onstage byÂ CEO Dennis Woodside at the D11 conference.
The Moto X will have [Read More...]
Last week we told you that Verizon would be selling the iPhone 5 for 50% off later this month. The promotion has now begun, and the iPhone 5 is being offered for $ 99 with a carrier contract instead of the normal $ 199 retail price.
But there’s a catch that severely limits eligibility.
Verizon toldÂ Gotta Be Mobile that this deal will only be offered to select customers who areÂ â€œidentified as being [Read More...]
Smartphones are all starting to look more and more alike â€“ no matter who is manufacturing them. wouldnâ€™t it be great to add a â€œretroâ€ touch to your smart device? Wellâ€¦look no further.
For a limited time, Cult of Mac Deals is offering a cool retro phone (available in black, red, white, orange, or pink) that is compatible with your smart phone or tablet. All youâ€™ll need is a standard [Read More...]
Whether you just got a new phone number, changed a number from an old one, or you happened upon someone else’s iPhone and want to know the number of who it belongs to, you can easily retrieve an iPhone’s associated mobile number. The obvious solution might be to call another phone, but if the device has no service or the service has been disconnected, don’t despair. There are two super simple ways to find the number on the device itself [Read More...]
If you can’t beat ‘em, talk trash.
That’s seems to be the popular sentiment among technologies most powerful companies, and Microsoft’s head executive for Windows Phone has been all too happy to do a little ribbing on Apple and Android lately.
At the All Things D conference yesterday, Terry Myerson, Â took to the stage to talk about the future of Windows Phone, but he also took a few shots at [Read More...]
The French were everywhere at this year’s CES, measuring everything. Everything. The most imaginative expression of this peculiar (but useful) French obsession was the Hapifork, a Bluetooth-connected utensil that measures the user’s eating habits.
If that sounds interesting, good news: Hapifork has finally made it to Kickstarter, just two months behind schedule.
If that doesn’t sound interesting, let’s try a clearer description of what the gadget does and why.
Hapifork actually [Read More...]
Samsung just announced a mega-sized phone. It’s freaking big. Like, it’s almost as big as the iPad mini, kind of. It’s called the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, and it’s got a ridiculously huge 6.3-inch display.
If the Galaxy Note II was a puny “phablet” with its 5.5-inch display, then we have no idea what to nickname this gargantuan “phone.” Just look at howÂ monstrous it is next to the iPhone 5! Have fun [Read More...]