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IBM Simon Personal Communicator Turns 20

08/15/2014, When Apple released the iPhone in 2007, the whole world ogled at it, and that more or less kicked off the overall smartphone revolution, as companies ditched a physical keypad for a full touchscreen. Before the iPhone, there were attempts from Nokia with...

Mozilla Flame Developer Reference Phone Starts To Ship

08/14/2014, Well, well, good things come to those who wait. The world of smartphones are definitely aplenty when it comes to choices, regardless of whether the number of models available, or the mobile operating system in which these handsets run on. What we do know,...

Reviveaphone Repair Kit Brings Back Your Drowned Phone From The Dead

08/07/2014, Now I am quite sure that many of us have already heard of some sort of horror stories concerning your smartphone, or someone whom you know whose smartphone suffered the indignity of falling into a toilet bowl due to a momentary lapse of concentration. As...

Micromax Canvas L A108 Joins Affordable Smartphone List

08/03/2014, Owning a smartphone is no big deal at all these days – after all, just about anyone is able to afford one of these puppies with the highly affordable price points that handsets arrive in at the moment. While some entry level smartphones are not much...

Panasonic ELUGA U Arrives In India

07/30/2014, Most of the time, when we talk about smartphones from Panasonic, they tend to be high tech devices that are sold only in Panasonic’s home country, and that would be Japan itself. However, it looks like the Indian market is starting to get more exciting...

Senate Study: U.S. Cellphone Users Are ‘Cramming’ Victims

07/30/2014, If you are a mobile phone user residing in the U.S., chances are you would have fallen under this particular category – to be a victim of ‘cramming’. Basically, ‘cramming’ involves unauthorized charges into your mobile phone bill, and the...

Gionee GN9005 Photos Leaked

07/30/2014, When it comes to the world’s thinnest smartphone, you can be sure that this is one particular mantle that the likes of Samsung and Apple do not duke it out for. After all, they prefer to pack their respective devices with plenty of features, and surely...

Woman Dies After Smartphone Retrieval Attempt From Burning House

07/29/2014, When it comes to modern day consumer electronics, we do seem to hear more and more stories about folks getting injured by an exploding battery, charger or device itself. Perhaps in the past, such news was rare simply because the saturation rate of mobile...

Nude Selfies Discovered On Old Phones

07/11/2014, When smartphones started to feature built in cameras, you know that this double-edged sword would have roosters that will come home to roost eventually, and in some ways, they have already. Apart from taking photos of delicious meals prior to eating them,...

2 Samsung Smartphones Spotted On GFXBench

07/09/2014, Samsung is well known for rolling out a wide range of smartphones that will cater for just about everyone regardless of their budget, starting from the entry level to the mid-range and going all the way to the flagship range. This time around, a pair of...

Smartphone Addicts Reportedly Have Better Job Satisfaction

07/09/2014, Surveys do provide a general idea on the behavior and thought process of the masses, although it is not exactly downright accurate at times, but is still a good way to get a “feeling” about a particular situation. When it comes to job satisfaction,...

City Educators Want Smartphone Curfew For Teens In Japan

07/09/2014, Do you as a parent or guardian feel that you should never have purchased that iPhone 5s or Samsung Galaxy S5 for your teen? After all, that smartphone virtually spelled the death of actual conversation in the household, as your teen became enamored with...

Philips I908 Could Be Slimmest Smartphone In The World

07/07/2014, What are the qualities that you would look for most in a smartphone before making that all important purchase decision whenever your contract comes to an end? Would it be the camera quality, or would the kind of processor prove to be more important to...

Sharp SH-04F Aquos Commands A Brilliant Display

07/03/2014, Sharp is certainly no stranger when it comes to quality displays, just take a look at their achievements in the past, as well as plans to equip smartphones and tablets with a 660ppi screen down the road. Having said that, they do roll out smartphones of...