Articles about mobile

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review
The touch activated dual-display Yoga Book C930  is a “one a kind” computing device that cannot be categorized under any existing market segment since it is neither a laptop nor a tablet and cannot be viewed only as a note-taking product or a 2-in-1 tablet. That is why, unlike our typical reviews, it is difficult to compare it to any mobile computing product currently available.The successor of the first Yoga […]

Singapore GovTech Hive: Government-Driven Innovation for Better Services
In May 2017, Singapore GovTech and IMDA invited me on a press tour that aims at showcasing the best innovations driven by government agencies in Singapore.Singapore has a long tradition of government-led initiatives when it comes to developing infrastructure or high-tech innovation, one of the most important and recent one is “Smart Nation” launched in 2014, probably inspired by the “Start-up Nation” a.k.a. Israel, a term coined by the book […]

Tinsel Launches The Dipper, Necklace Earphones for Women
Despite the huge success of the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones that sat the trend to wear huge cushions on the head, many people dream of discreet audio headset that blend into their elegant outfit.The Tinsel team understood that and created the Dipper, an elegant necklace that provides full audio capabilities with two elegantly integrated earbuds, a microphone and three-button remote control.

Tango Multi Device Wireless Charger with Free Positionning
According to PowerSquare CEO, Pavan Pudipeddi, Tango is the “world’s first multi device charger for Qi compatible devices” that can charge up to two mobile devices simultaneously with free positioning. The fact that there is no need to position your smartphones in a defined way to charge them is very practical, and to our knowledge, current wireless chargers do not offer that feature yet.Tango offers a patent-pending Adaptive Position-Free (APF) system […]

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Prompt.ly Easy Scheduling, Payment and Marketing App for Solopreneurs
Richard Titus,  CEO, Prompt.ly, describes its new product as “ a mobile platform for scheduling, payment and marketing for small business owners, specifically for people who sell services by the hour or the session ” Prompt.ly makes it very easy for any “solopreneur” or service provider to schedule appointments with clients, and receive credit card payments at no cost directly from their iOS and Android smartphones. Additionally, the application allows for […]

Huawei P8 Lite Review
Already available in Europe, the sleek and affordable Huawei P8 lite was announced in London on April 15, 2015 alongside its high-end sibling the Huawei P8. The P8 lite has now been officially introduced in the US market and we had the opportunity to get our hands on it early on, during a private briefing with Zhiqiang Xu, President, Huawei Device USA and Haito Cui, Executive Vice President Huawei Device […]

Sherpa Next Makes Mobile Search Efficient, Easy, and Visual
 We published about Sher.pa when it launched its US version last year, and at that time, we saw a side by side demo with Siri in which Sherpa got better results. (Watch video in the previous article).Today the company launched its new software, Sherpa Next, which adds search and predictive capabilities to the smart personal assistant feature that its one million users already know.With Sherpa Next, CEO Xabier Uribe-Etxberria wants […]

Loopd, Hyper-Local Communication and Social CRM iPhone App
 Using a proprietary version of multi-peer Bluetooth, the Loopd iOs application allows users to search and connect with contacts within a few feet without using a GPS. As the example described in the video (see above), you can see who you know at a party and start a chat session on the spot, to find in which room your contact is. This could be very useful during large tech conferences, […]

RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Revealed
Atari has just stepped forward with the announcement that their RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise will be making a shift at the next bend to the mobile platform, which is news that will definitely send fans of the game series delirious with happiness. This particular title would be known as RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, where it will be a sequel which will feature a slew of new features that revolve entirely around […]

Lenovo S860 Smartphone with Long Lasting Battery Life
With the acquisition of Motorola last month we can expect Lenovo to ramp up its smartphone lineup for the US market. As of today, Lenovo has introduced smartphones in 25 countries for the past two years. At MWC, the Chinese manufacturer announced three new affordable smartphones in its popular S-Series: the S860, the S850 and the S660.The S860 offers a 4000 mAh high capacity battery for an all-day of intense usage, […]

Lenovo S850 Slim All-Glass Smartphone
Knowing that design sells, Lenovo targeted the fashion victims with its new elegant and ultra-thin S850. At 8.2 mmm, it is a hair slimmer than the Galaxy Note 3 and the new LG G Pro 2 (8.3 mm) for a smaller display (5-inch). The all-glass body comes in white and pink, and although we did not see the device yet, we expect this finish to makes the phone beautiful.

Everything.me Moves Out Of Beta After 2M Downloads
It has taken more than a couple of million downloads of Everything.me, where this particular app will finally move out of beta, and is finally available as a full app in the form of its Android launcher. Apart from that, the new full Everything.me app will also come with a slew of new contextual features, including a new design and a new launcher name, no surprises that it is called […]

Pearltrees: Visual Collaborative Content Curation for Android
Pearltrees is a powerful application that allows people to browse and organize web content visually. This “crowed sourced library”, started on the desktop web in 2009, became mobile in 2011 with the launch of the iPad application soon followed by the iPhone version in 2012. Pearltrees counts now over 2 million monthly active users who have collected 50 million pearls, the iPad and iPhone apps are consistently rated 5 stars […]

MLOVE ConFestival Europe, South of Berlin, June 19 – 21, 2013
Passion. Inspiration. Future of Mobile.Use the promotion code GIZMO-LOVE to register on this page.MLOVE stands for a passion for a ‘Lifestyle of Mobility’ – a love for the opportunities that emerge with the new medium and a love for the people who are brave enough to rethink mobile in order to find out its potential in manifold ways and above all its unintentional uses.Mobiles are computers not telephones. They facilitate controlling our […]

Google Makes Mobile Web Search Faster
Google is the most used search engine on the internet. For its plethora of users, speed is no doubt a necessity. Google prides itself on delivering quality results in a fraction of a section. It a bid to make their service more fast, Google today rolled out a couple of tweaks that would reduce the time users spending on searches conducted through their mobile.In this update Google has rolled out […]

HTC One Review (M7)
The HTC One is the latest HTC flagship smartphone announced just before MWC at a press conference in NYC. Simply put, the One is one of the most beautiful smartphone introduced in 2013, and it packs serious performance as well. In a market dominated by Samsung and Apple, we hope that this will allow the Taiwanese manufacturer to come back in the game of high end phones. The successor of the […]

HTC First Running Facebook Home Demo [HD video]
Earlier today, Facebook lifted the veil from its Facebook Home. It’s not a smartphone, but rather a new suite of apps that include Cover Feed which replaces the default lock screen application and allows users to access Facebook data more efficiently, with less friction, thus fulfilling Facebook’s goal of keeping people more connected. The demo above shows how Facebook Home runs on the new HTC First, the first smartphone to […]

Hands on: Huawei Ascend Mate Review
[CES 2013] Huawei made a splash at CES 2013 by launching two powerful smartphones with state of the art features, the Ascend D2 and the huge 6.1-inch Ascend Mate. We published about the devices when they were announced on stage on Monday and today, we took the time to upload a few videos showcasing the Huawei new phones.Following the unsuspected success of the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 2, big phones […]

Lenovo Ideaphone K5
[CES 2013] So Lenovo’s going to take the plunge into the highly competitive smartphone game, and their effort has resulted in the Lenovo Ideaphone K5 which will strangely enough, be made available in countries such as China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, India and Russia. No idea on why Europe and North America has been given the snub at the moment though. The Lenovo Ideaphone K5 will feature a non-magnetic alloy […]

Sony Xperia Z Hands-on Review
Yesterday at CES, Sony introduced its flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, a beautifully crafted Android Jelly Bean device that features a 5-inch Full HD 1080p Reality Display with the new Sony Bravia Mobile 2 engine and it also runs on a powerful quad-core 1.5 Ghz Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The new Xperia Z is packed with high-end features including a 443 ppi display and the new 13-Megapixel Exmor RS sensor […]