Keeping a phone charged can be a pain, especially at the end of the day when you're out of the house and dealing with a sliver of battery life. If only a phone could stay charged up all day without you ever having to think about it.
In a case of David toppling two Goliaths, this week MetroPCS, a nationwide flat-rate prepaid cell carrier that weighs 7.6 million subscribers soaking wet, launched the first LTE market in Las Vegas, beating both AT&T and Verizon to the 4G-network punch. Even though there was no ribbon cutting, the LTE era has begun. What does it all mean?
Have you found it difficult to get used to the iPhone's touchscreen keyboard? Do you long for a physical keyboard with real buttons you can feel with your fingers? Well, this new iPhone case features a flip-out keyboard, giving you what you've been aching for for so long.
For years, you've dreamed of owning a real-deal functioning communicator like the ones they used in Star Trek. And wouldn't you know it, but Nokia was actually working on one. They even made it so far as to build 14 prototypes before scrapping the project. And now one of those prototypes has appeared on eBay.
Cellphones have been tacking on a lot of new features over the last handful of years: touchscreens, 3G connections, forward-facing cameras, HD video recording. Projectors being widely available on cells is often looked at as what's next, and this unit could make that possible.
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.