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Ofcom research: UK folks prefer to text than call

07/18/2012, Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has performed a research which discovered that most UK adults prefer to send a text message instead of making that phone call – making it the most preferred method of communication over a featurephone or...

Britain’s Got Talent app lets you cast your vote

05/07/2012, Last Friday marked the first time audience members are able to cast their vote for the Britain’s Got Talent show thanks to a special app that was developed for Apple’s iOS platform. Basically, anyone who owns an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch can...

DoCoMo’s cloud-based translator phone

02/13/2012, The cloud is the new place to be, and DoCoMo knows that fact, where they have just introduced a new cloud-based translator phone. That certainly sounds like a dream, especially when you want to speak to another person who does not speak the same lingo as...

SpareOne phone runs on just one AA battery

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] You know these modern day smartphones? Sure, they might be able to feature boatloads of bells and whistles that lack just the kitchen sink, but their battery life is rare enough to push beyond one day’s usage with all the options turned...

HzO nanotechnology keeps your phone safe from water

11/15/2011, Smartphones today are pretty much capable of doing everything we need them to do, but there’s still one problem that most of them face: water damage. Electronics and water don’t mix and unless you’ve got one of those waterproof devices,...

Verzo Kinzo hits store shelves at last

11/11/2011, Android-powered devices are dime a dozen, and they are churned out like nobody’s business, I might add. Well, Verzo, definitely one of the lesser known smartphone companies out there, have just announced that their Kinzo handset is ready to rock and...

Nokia HumanForm phone is one beautiful phone [Concept]

11/09/2011, Remember the flexible Nokia concept phone that was shown off at Nokia World earlier this year? Well, it looks like that wasn’t the only bendy phone that Nokia had in mind. The creative folks over at the Nokia Research Lab have something even more...

PocketTouch lets users control their phones through fabric

10/17/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you’re in the middle of something important and your phone rings – especially when you forget to put it on silent? Taking the phone out of your pocket just makes everybody stare at you as you fumble to silence the...

OmniTouch turns any surface into a touchscreen phone

10/17/2011, The idea of having an invisible phone has always been the fantasy of people everywhere, but it’s not exactly the most practical of “gadgets”. We’ve had stuff like the Kinect-iPhone and now, some researchers over at the Carnegie...

Man arrested for refusing to turn off phone in plane

09/07/2011, Ever since 9/11 reshaped the way aviation security was conducted, there has been many, many more restrictions, making air travel a whole lot more troublesome than before. You now cannot carry liquids more than 100ml, you’ll have to ditch that water...

invoxia NVX 610 desktop phone

09/01/2011, Your regular landline phone might need a design revamp after looking the same for a couple of decades already, and invoxia has taken up this particular task with their next generation desktop phone known as the invoxia NVX 610. What makes this particular...

Xiaomi phone disassembled

08/29/2011, The iPhone has certainly come up with some pretty cool designs over the years in all of its iterations, and the latest is no different, with a rumored September or October release date for the iPhone 5. Well, clones have come and gone, and the iPhone has...

GadgetTrak helps authorities track stolen phones

08/11/2011, It looks like thieves need to be a little more careful the next time they decide to steal a smartphone. The folks over at GadgetTrak, the creators of the smartphone tracking software, have reported that their software is currently leading authorities to a...

Mall Maps arrives on Bing for Mobile

08/04/2011, Hate getting lost at the mall looking for a certain store or restaurant? Instead of having to traverse all the way to the concierge at ground floor to ask for a map, why not pull out your smartphone instead? Thanks to the folks over at Microsoft, finding...