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.
From the good folks at Dwango software, iPhone owners now have the ability to put their own personal rotating set of weather girls in their pocket.
I bet you thought Sony Ericsson was dead, right? Guess again. Sony Ericsson made a huge wave at CES with its Xperia Arc — the thinnest smartphone in the world.
Motorola's long anticipated unveiling of the first Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, now dubbed the Xoom, along with the introduction of its first 4G dual core 1 GHz + 1 GHz processor phone, the Atrix 4G, might have been trumped by an unexpected and unique accessory: a keyboard/12.1-inch screen/battery dock. By snapping in the Atrix into the rear of the otherwise dumb "dock," you get a 2 GHz 4G-connected notebook PC running Android.
Looking for a hot new 4G Android phone? Sprint's just announced the EVO Shift 4G, a big ol' touchscreen slider that comes with a full keyboard and all the trimmings.
Smartphones are quickly becoming much more powerful than the computer I used just a few years ago. I mean, the HTC Thunderbolt is rumored to have a dual-core 1.2GHz MSM8960 processor! I used to rock a desktop PC with a single-core 1GHz processor!
Having to rely on some weird proprietary charger every time you get a new cellphone is a thing of the past, at least if you live in Europe. As of next year, every new cellphone in Europe will have to be able to charge via micro-USB. Finally.
The rumors about a Verizon iPhone are coming fast and furious, what with the purported release date less than a month away. And here's the latest: an LTE-ready model is coming to Verizon, and the carrier already has boatloads of 'em on hand.