Tag Archive: Smartphone

Turn your Android smartphone into a 360-degree VR camera with the Insta360 Air

Yesterday we told you about the strange ProTruly Darling smartphone which has a built-in 360-degree camera onboard. This feature makes the phone look more particularly weird, but what if you could turn your Android into a 360-degree camera without having to transform it into a bizarrely elongated gizmo? Now you can with the Insta360 Air […]

FreedomPop launches its first self-branded Android smartphone, coming to US soon

In an unexpected move, budget wireless provider FreedomPop launched its own branded smartphone, the FreedomPop V7. The phone will be available in the UK and Spain first, but the carrier has plans to bring the device to the US market soon enough. The phone will retail for £59 (which is approximately $ 72). Naturally, the FreedomPop […]

New Adobe Lightroom update turns your smartphone into a DSLR

Smartphone photography has come a long way, to a degree that you’ll soon be more inclined to leave your DSLR at home in favor of your high-end phone. The latest Lightroom update proves exactly this point. Today Adobe announced that from now on Android (and iOS as well) users will be able to shoot RAW […]

This smartphone cover case is also a selfie drone

Bored of talking selfies by pointing the phone at yourself? Want to try something more dramatic that is bound to get a reaction out of people? Then we have just the thing for you. Introducing the SELFLY Cover Case – a phone case compatible with all phones feature 4-inch to 6-inch displays including the Google […]

This feature phone can charge your smartphone

Nokia just re-launched the Nokia 3310 dumb phone in era when most people are interested in smartphones. Nokia is betting on costumers’ nostalgia for the original 17-year old phone , but the company is not the only offering a feature phone nowadays. Most of us would consider buying a feature phone just to half a […]

Nokia 6 vs Moto G5 Plus (Premium Mid-Ranger Smartphone Showdown)

MWC 2017 saw the launch of a lot of new, cutting-edge flagship phones like the LG G6 or the Huawei P10 Plus. However, some Android OEMs have chosen to focus on the middle range category – at least for the first part of 2017. Nokia and Motorola are two notable players that just released  mid-range […]

Soon you’ll be able to place your finger anywhere on your smartphone display to unlock it

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are two highly anticipated flagships that will launch in the first half of the year. Both will come with fingerprint scanners meant to live in the back. But your next-next gen flagship might be entirely different. Most phones these days either put the fingerprint scanner on the back […]

Remix OS for Mobile transforms your Android smartphone into a PC

Back at CES 2015, a little-known device maker called Jide launched a 2-in-1 Android tablet called Remix, which looked very much like Microsoft’s Surface hybrid. The device actually ran a custom version of Android called Remix OS which bundled features such a taskbar and support for running apps in re-sizable windows. What Jide was trying […]

HTC leaves ‘ultra competitive’ entry-level smartphone market to focus on turning a profit

Expect only mid-range and high-end flagships from HTC moving forward.

HTC is hoping that less is more when it comes to smartphone offerings. Chia-Lin Chang, President of HTC’s Smartphone and Connected Device divisions, says the Taiwanese company will stop chasing high sales numbers in the entry-level smartphone markets and instead focus on designing and selling highly profitable devices.

This news comes from HTC’s quarterly conference call with investors, wherein the company announced a fourth straight quarter posting  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s third-quarter profits take a nosedive over slow smartphone sales

Lenovo is hoping to turn its mobile business profitable by the end of the year.

Lenovo has posted its financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2016 (third fiscal quarter). The Chinese manufacturer netted $ 12.2 billion in revenue, a decline of 6% from the same period a year ago. Net profit at $ 98 million was 67% less than the 300 million it posted this time last year, and a decrease of 37% from a  [Read More…]