Before Japan became a tech giant, it was known for cheap gadgets that imitated Western products, now China is morphing at super speed from bootleg device maker to inadvertent innovator with the debut of its fake Nokia called the N-Kia E68.
It's hot outside. You'd love to go swimming. But you have no pool, the public pools are disgusting, the beach is too far away, and you can't afford a private club. What do you do? Get the government to force your neighbor to build a pool, of course. That's what it looks as if the record industry is doing and, by extension, radio broadcasters. The two industries have combined to propose an FM radio be built into every cellphone.
This is the Aquaphone concept by designer Bon-Seop Ku. Its interface consists of water bubbles that are manipulated by an electric current.
Cameraphones have come a long way since the days of the RAZR and its VGA camera. Today's cellphones boast cameras that are sophisticated, accurate and, in many cases, the only camera people own. With more photos then ever before being taken by cellphones, everyone should take note of these five simple tips that'll help get the most out of them:
Bluetooth earpieces have gotten much better over the years, but it's still hard to wear one without looking like a total douche. One solution: build your phone right into your clothing, which is exactly what a London fashion company has done with the M-Dress.
The T-Mobile G1 was the first ever Android phone, making it something of a historic gadget. So it's only natural that there's a lot of excitement about its upcoming sequel, the G2. And what do you know, here's a picture of it.
There's nothing worse than that moment when your phone slips from your hand and you realize it's headed to the toilet, the pool, a puddle or some other small body of water. Because everyone knows that once a phone hits the water, it's kaput. Or is it?
This might be the most serious phone case I've ever seen. Made of stainless steel and looking like some sort of strange torture device, it's certainly a different look than Apple's Bumpers.
Sharp isn't exactly a household name when it comes to cellphones, but they're looking to change that later this year with a new 3D smartphone that doesn't require 3D glasses.
If you're one of the skeptics who held off on picking up the controversial iPhone 4, one company is rewarding that prudence by introducing a device called the Apple Peel that turns any iPod Touch into a working mobile phone.