Tag Archive: Smartphone


Nintendo’s first smartphone game will be revealed tomorrow

Nintendo is set to unveil its first smartphone game tomorrow, October 29 — seven months after it announced that it would finally give in to the demands of Android and iOS gamers. Nintendo will be hoping that its mobile game business is a success following weakening demand for its 3DS and Wii U consoles. Nintendo is teaming […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Tiny Polaroid ZIP is a selfie printer for your smartphone

If the fear of loss doesn’t persuade you to print the pictures on your smartphone, perhaps your curiosity about cool gadgets will. In this case, consider the Polaroid ZIP photo printer. It is a tiny ink-free printer slightly bigger than a deck of cards that, with an easy-to-use app, lets you make small prints from […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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27% of smartphone buyers in Europe swapped Android for iPhone last quarter

Apple’s iPhones might be on the verge of a big refresh this month, but that doesn’t make them any less appealing to those looking to take a break from Android. In Europe, 27 percent of smartphone shoppers swapped their Android for an iPhone last quarter, while 9 percent of consumers made the same switch in the […][Read More…]

Huawei beats Apple to a smartphone with Force Touch

Apple may have been the first to put Force Touch technology in a smartwatch, but Huawei has beaten the Cupertino company to putting it inside a phone. At the IFA trade show in Berlin today, Huawei used the Force Touch display in its new Mate S smartphone to weigh an orange, a week before the […][Read More…]

Foxconn is cutting costs as Chinese smartphone market slows

Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly cutting costs and widening its margins to keep ahead of the pack as the Chinese smartphone market slows, according to a new report. Although Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou has been outspoken about his desire to not rely too heavily on any one company, Foxconn currently gets around half of its […][Read More…]

Your smartphone doesn’t have to be useless while it’s charging

It’s pretty difficult to use your smartphone while it’s standing vertically. That’s why when we place our phones on a dock or stand, we tend to neglect them until they’re done charging. Challenging this habit are the makers of the Tilt stand, who seem to think you should be able to use your phone while it’s […][Read More…]

Samsung cruises past Apple in white-hot smartphone market

Looks like Samsung and Apple pretty much own the smartphone market, though there are some scrappy contenders starting to make headway. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), handset makers shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the last…Read more ›

AT&T makes it more expensive to upgrade your smartphone

The carrier that’s built up quite an army of discontent from its customers over the years probably didn’t win over anyone with its latest announcement. AT&T is raising its upgrade fees for postpaid customers and tacking on a weird, unnecessary activation…Read more ›

AT&T makes it more expensive to upgrade your smartphone

The carrier that’s built up quite an army of discontent from its customers over the years probably didn’t win over anyone with its latest announcement. AT&T is raising its upgrade fees for postpaid customers and tacking on a weird, unnecessary activation…Read more ›

Marshall’s first smartphone is a beauty designed with music lovers in mind

Marshall, the British company famous for its amplifiers and headphones, today announced its first smartphone. It’s called London, it’s powered by Android, and it sports a beautiful design that boasts a bunch of unique features — including two headphone jacks…Read more ›