When it comes to smartwatches these days, safe to say that most designs leave a lot to be desired, except for the Moto 360 which looks more like a fashion statement than a smartwatch. Well if you’re in the market for another stylish smartwatch, you might be interested to learn that American designer, Michael Bastian, has teamed up with Hewlett-Packard to create a smartwatch that is expected to debut this fall.
While the full design of the watch remains unclear, the teaser image above does seem to hint at its stylishness. It would also mark HP’s entrance into the smartwatch game, although oddly enough it seems that the launch of the device will be exclusive to online retailer Gilt and it is unclear if it will eventually be sold in other channels. Read full post →HP Teams Up With Designer Michael Bastian For New Smartwatch
One of the cooler features of the Sony Xperia Z2 is the fact that it comes with front-facing stereo speakers, much like the HTC One M8, although we guess it’s not very obvious. However the fact remains that it is there and Xperia Z2 owners can probably appreciate the effect that it gives off when listening to music or watching videos on their phone without headphones.
This is a feature that is obviously lacking in the Sony Xperia Z1, or is it? Well thanks to XDA Developer dontbelieve, he has released a mod for the Sony Xperia Z1 that basically turns your earpiece into the second speaker for your phone. Combine this with the loudspeaker on the bottom and you’ve got yourself a set of stereo speakers! Read full post →Mod Turns Sony Xperia Z1′s Earpiece Into A Second Speaker