What on earth were the rip-off artists in Asia thinking when they decided to name this knock-off phone "POOP"? If they were going for a literal translation, they hit the mark dead-on. This cellphone looks like crap.
Feeling a little winded from all the app madness that comes with owning a smartphone? Fret no more and go back to basics with a reissue of the renowned Nokia 3210 cellphone.
Speaking at a TED event in Berlin, design researcher, Fabian Hemmert showed off three cellphone prototypes that would put the "touch" back in "keeping in touch." Your iPhone might have a lot of apps, but there aren't any apps for these features.
Not to rip on RIM, but maybe it's time the corporate suits in charge think completely outside of the box for its next BlackBerry. One such idea is the BlackBerry Empathy, a crystalline shaped smartphone that focuses on human emotions and social networks and less on email.
What if you could activate a bright AMOLED screen for regular phone tasks and then switch to an E Ink display while its on standby to conserve battery power? The result is a smartphone that could last more than one day — requiring less recharges. That's what the Second Life Mobile Phone Concept is.
Few things are more annoying than having someone break off a conversation to answer their cellphone. It's as if the person on the other end is much more important than you. Silencing or switching off your phone is the courteous thing to do, but now you can actually demonstrate your courtesy, by sticking your phone inside this cellphone signal blocking handkerchief.
If you think shoving 3D in every piece of gadgetry is the way to go this year, you may be right. This cellphone is one of the first non-smartphones that we've seen that supports 3D without glasses. Oh and it's super cheap!
Rotary phones may have gone out with bell-bottom jeans, but that's not going to stop Raymond Bessemer from coming up with this concept for a rotary dial cellphone for Samsung.
Do you ever get a sore ear from holding your cellphone against it for hours on end? Finally, for all you cellphone power users, a designer has come up with a solution to your problem.
Did you know that a cellphone is one of the filthiest personal gadgets we carry around in our pockets? It's about as a clean as a hotel remote. Japanese phone operator, NTT DoCoMo understands that in the real world, our hands are dirty as hell too. That's why they are conceptualizing a cellphone with a built-in air purifier.