Articles about prototype

A ZigZag Foldable Phone From TCL Is The Craziest Foldable Phone Prototype Yet
In a report by CNET, a prototype foldable phone from TCL reveals itself as a dual-hinged foldable concept phone which folds in three parts (appears as a zigzag) and opens as a huge 10-inch tablet.Along with an interesting set of specs (4 rear cameras, one front camera, USB-C, and no headphone jack), there was a lot going on with the phone.It might feel very similar to a book giving away […]

Lenovo Foldable ThinkPad: First ImpressionsEditor's Pick
Lenovo is holding its corporate Lenovo Accelerate event today and revealed a preview of the first foldable PC, a 13.3” foldable OLED design that resembles a notepad when closed.

Varjo Demonstrates 20|20 Human Eye Resolution VR: Hands-On!
Startup Varjo Technologies (Finland) is coming up with a VR product that provides something that the industry didn’t think would be available for years of not a couple decades in the future: human-eye resolution VR experiences. We tried this new VR display technology, and it shows immense potential.

Toyota’s Concept-Ai Car That Wants To Befriend You
What is the whole point of a consumer electronics show if you do not have a few concepts that tickle the imagination? The engineers at Toyota would like to wow us with their vision of what a car in the future would look like, kicking things off with “Yui”. Specially designed from the ground up, the Toyota Concept-i offers hopes to inspire the future in terms of mobility by knowing […]

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Canon And Their Prototype 120MP Camera
For the time being, it looked as though the megapixel race was over in the world of digital cameras, but Canon might very well reignite it if they continue to come up with advancements such as a 250MP sensor, in addition to a prototype EOS shooter that packs an amazing 120 megapixels, now how about that? Just for comparison’s sake, Canon’s existing range of DSLRs would range anywhere from 20 […]

Secret Prototype iPad Stolen From Apple Employee
Stolen handsets are nothing out of the ordinary, and they seem to be a rather common occurrence these days, which means one ought to be extremely careful with one’s surroundings, making sure that your handset remains safe and sound at all times. The same goes for the tablet, too. Well, it looks like we have a rather serious case of tablet theft here – where an apparent prototype iPad was […]

Stroke Detecting Helmet Prototype Being Tested
Strokes can be a debilitating disease if it is not detected early enough, with the necessary precautionary steps taken to nurse the patient back to full health. Early detection can be quite tricky, however, although we might have an ace up our sleeves in due time. Scientists claim that they have managed to come up with a prototype helmet which is able to determine in a jiffy whether a patient […]

Motorola’s Google Smartwatch Prototype Spotted
Motorola and Google did work pretty well together, as I have fond memories of the first Motorola Droid that boasted of a solid build alongside a decent display. Well, many years down the road, here we are with a possibility that a smartwatch from Google or Motorola is not too far away from the horizon. In fact, what you see above could very well be a jointly developed timepiece that […]

Acer Extend Prototype Spotted
The folks over at Engadget have managed to spend some time with the Acer Extend prototype, where it surprisingly (or not, depending on your viewpoint) functions in a similar manner as that of the ASUS Padfone. Basically, the Acer Extend allows you to hook up your smartphone to a clamshell-style dock that will be equipped with a display, in addition to a keyboard as well as a rather generous 6,000mAh […]

Google Could Work On A Different Set Top Device
Earlier in the day, we did bring you word that Google TV will soon be able to play nice with the recently unveiled Chromecast (as seen above). Well, here we are with whispers of the Internet search giant doing something slightly different – that they could be developing a different set top device, too. According to The Wall Street Journal, sometime at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, […]

Bing Maps Spots Prototype Russian Fighter Jet
A prototype Russian fighter jet was spotted by Bing Maps.

Mystery Samsung Model Leak Turns Out To Be Galaxy S4 Developer Prototype
@Evleaks has been known to leak a number of devices in the past, which turn out to be completely true. But in this week’s case where they “leaked” a mystery Samsung smartphone, it turns out to be a false leak, according to SamMobile.The image @Evleaks leaked was assumed to be a new Samsung product that might point to a new design for an upcoming Samsung device, but it turns out […]

Prototype Subdermal Blood-Testing Device Transmits Results Wirelessly
Heading to the doctor to have a blood test performed can be a pain in the neck, well, arm, really. Not only do you have to take time out of your day to get stabbed, but often times, doctors ask that you come in without eating anything, which can leave you a tad woozy if the medical facility takes its time drawing your blood. A new sensor may be just […]

2005 iPhone Prototype Sports Large Display
Imagine what it would have been like if Apple actually rolled out the 5” x 7” Apple prototype back in 2007 as their iPhone, perhaps they would not have become the tour de force that they now are in the smartphone world, and BlackBerry would have continued to be known as RIM and QWERTY-style smartphones would remain as popular as ever, perhaps even more so. What you see above is […]

Vibrating gloves helps you locate items in store
Have you ever gone to a hypermarket like Tesco or Carrefour, only to realize that the place is so darn vast, that it can be difficult to locate your can of baked beans – especially if this is the first time you paid a visit to such a huge place instead of your regular grocery store down the street? Researchers over at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology can certainly […]

Nokia “Facehugger” face sensor is something right out of Giger’s imagination
I am quite sure that many of us can still remember the first time we watched Alien, where the Facehugger proved to be quite a monster, although not THE monster in the series. Well, what you see above is actually a research and development project that sports a slew of sensors, and each time it senses movement on your face, it will be able to measure your facial expressions (as […]

Photographs of early iPad prototype spotted
If you’ve ever wanted to know what the iPad looked like before it was released back in 2010, we’ve got the answer right here for you. The folks over at Network World recently did some digging through some Apple/Samsung court filings and discovered a bunch of images showing mockups of the iPad from the early 2000s. It seems that Apple was already working on tablet prototypes sometime between 2002 and […]

Apple 128k Macintosh prototype 'Twiggy' on sale for $100,000 by Steve Woz
The ‘other Steve’ at Apple has dropped a bombshell on us. It seems that he owns the only completed Twiggy drive machine in the world, which will definitely be more valuable than the 128k Mac prototype that we spotted at the end of January which did not work. Steve Wozniak’s 128k Mac prototype has a fully working 5.25″ Twiggy drive, and it has just surfaced on eBay for a cool […]

B-Catch Project - Visual Path calculation by “Piggy” and DFKI
[CeBIT 2012] I did not expect to find this uber-fun demo at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) at CeBIT, but it looks like scientists can have humor sometimes.The technology behind this Angry Birds-like robotic character is quite complex and requires some serious research and development: it combines real-time image processing with probabilities modeling of knowledge about the characteristics of ball trajectories.Dr. Tim Laue and his team from […]

Sony Ericsson Windows Phone prototype up for grabs on eBay
Sony Ericsson was reported to have a prototype Windows Phone device that never saw the light of day – but it looks like you can get your hands on one of them. An eBay user managed to get his/her hands on the phone and has put it up for auction, giving anybody who’s willing to spend some money the opportunity to own the device.While not much is known about the […]