Nokia's had a tough go of it the last few years, losing tons of market share in both the high end (to Apple and Google) and the low end (to Chinese manufacturers). Now, they're giving up on running their own mobile OS and are going to start selling Windows phones.
While most cellphone cameras are striving for more megapixels, a company called Pelican Imaging wants to use an array of 25 micro-cameras to not just take pictures, but also to apply HDR and even do 3D depth sensing.
In galaxy far far away, Obi-wan Kenobi once famously said, "these are not the droids you are looking for" — he's wrong, at least as far as INQ's Android-powered Facebook phone goes. Last month's accidental certification test leak revealed the INQ Cloud Touch, a smartphone with Facebook at its central core — now it's officially broken cover.
Softbank/a> already rules the streets of Japan as the only carrier of the iPhone, now the company hopes to lock in the preschool and senior citizen market with what may be the simplest phone in the world.
Most phones have one touchscreen. But apparently an upcoming phone from Sprint, the Kyocera Echo, will have two, according to a section of their website that has since been removed.
In light of all the banter about the Verizon iPhone 4, people are realizing that the phone element of the device is still vital despite our knack for texting and sending out tweets. Just5 specializes in cellphones that cut the smartphone mumbo jumbo and place focus back on voice calls with the Spacephone.
The Xperia Play, or PSP phone, has a lot going for it. It's a nice-looking Android Phone with a full set of slide-out gaming controls! That's awesome! But this new ad for it certainly doesn't sell its features.
British designer Philip Pearce's Flexiphone concept is a doozy. While the concept phone is anything but elegant, the idea that its battery can charge itself up in 30 seconds would be remarkable — not to mention a real life saver in many realistic situations.
With pretty much every smartphone platform set with its own robust Facebook app, one wonders just why the social network would want to release a dedicated Facebook phone. But that's just what's rumored to be coming.
Engadget just got a hands-on with the long-rumored Playstation Phone, officially called the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, and it looks pretty slick.