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Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10

Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10

By 18 March 2015

Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 operating system will launch this summer. In that same announcement it revealed its Windows Insider Program plans to offer Windows 10 on Android smartphones. Specifically Microsoft is working with Xiaomi in China... >>

Neptune has reimagined the smartphone-wearable future, and it looks awesome

Neptune has reimagined the smartphone-wearable future, and it looks awesome

By 17 February 2015

A startup called Neptune has introduced Neptune Duo, a new device that's actually two devices. If you look at the wearable landscape today, most smartwatches serve as an accessory to a smartphone. It's an add-on device. Neptune has imagined a new setup... >>

Best products of CES 2015 in pictures

Best products of CES 2015 in pictures

By 7 January 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year might have had little in the way of new product categories it hasn't disappointed in the amount of products available to ogle at. It's been a big year for automobiles, for example, and televisions... >>

The 4K smartphone screen is here, 736ppi LCD shown off by Sharp

The 4K smartphone screen is here, 736ppi LCD shown off by Sharp

By 14 November 2014

Just when you thought smartphone screens couldn't possibly become any more high resolution Sharp's 4K display get unveiled. The IGZO (Indium gallium zinc oxide) LCD panel offers a whopping 736ppi and should appear in smartphones, says Sharp. Sharp developed... >>

Sony QX1 smartphone mount leak hints at interchangeable lenses, and is that an Xperia Z3 in shot?

Sony QX1 smartphone mount leak hints at interchangeable lenses, and is that an Xperia Z3 in shot?

By 2 September 2014

Ahead of Sony's myriad expected announcements at IFA tomorrow a new QX1 E-mount lens system has leaked. And it looks like the Xperia Z3 is in the photos. The Sony ILCE-QX1 E-mount, unlike its QX10 and QX100 predecessors from last year, should be able... >>

Smartphone photography: Here's six tips for snapping great pics

Smartphone photography: Here's six tips for snapping great pics

By 22 August 2014

Thanks to the modern age, snapping a photograph has never been so easy or effortless. That's because everyone has a powerful camera in their pocket: a smartphone. But some say it is putting nails in the coffin for beautiful photography. It doesn't have... >>

Is the Sharp Aquos Crystal the first truly bezel-free smartphone? (Update)

Is the Sharp Aquos Crystal the first truly bezel-free smartphone? (Update)

By 19 August 2014

UPDATE: The Sharp Aquos Crystal is now available in the US only on the Sprint, Virgin and Boost networks. Sharp has already unveiled two new smartphones and now at least one of them could be heading to US stores from tomorrow, with a truly bezel-free... >>

Batteries are dead, smartphone charges itself using ambient sound

Batteries are dead, smartphone charges itself using ambient sound

By 14 August 2014

This could be the greatest power discovery for mobiles, ever. Researchers in the UK have built a phone that is able to charge using ambient sound in the atmosphere around it. The smartphone was built using a principle called the piezoelectric effect.... >>

Xiaomi Mi 4 announced with high-end spec, from the brain behind Google Nexus

Xiaomi Mi 4 announced with high-end spec, from the brain behind Google Nexus

By 22 July 2014

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has announced its latest Mi 4 handset. This comes after the company hired Google's Hugo Bara who played a big role in Android and Nexus. The Mi 4, which has been unveiled on the Xiaomi Facebook page, is the... >>

Qualcomm's Vuforia AR gives 3D-life to Kazooloo games, Popar puzzles, and Colar books

Qualcomm's Vuforia AR gives 3D-life to Kazooloo games, Popar puzzles, and Colar books

By 8 May 2014

Qualcomm has shown off three stand-out apps to Pocket-lint. These apps are unique because they use a new augmented-reality technology called Vuforia. Vuforia has actually been around for a couple of years. In fact, there are more than 95,000 registered... >>