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  • Opinion: Huawei Announces Two Razor-Thin Android 4.0 Smartphones

    Huawei on Monday announced two new smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, one of which the company claims is the "world's slimmest smartphone." "Every millimeter counts," the chairman of Huawei Device, Richard Yu, said when introducing the Ascend P1 S and the thicker Ascend P1. Yu noted that the Huawei brand already has cachet in the Japanese and Chinese markets, but this is the first "hero" or flagship product from Huawei to land in the U.S.

  • News: Huawei unveils world's thinnest smartphone, signals offensive into high-end

    Chinese device manufacturer Huawei declared Monday that it would begin an offensive into the high-end market for mobile phones, unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show what it is calling the world's slimmest smartphone.

  • News: Samsung to launch smart TV converter kit

    Samsung on Sunday showed a device that converts standard televisions into smart TVs, providing high-definition Internet access, Skype video conferencing and a small wireless keyboard remote.

  • News: Canonical demonstrates Ubuntu TV

    Anticipating a growing market for smart television sets, Canonical will be demonstrating a version of its popular Ubuntu Linux OS that can be used for running TVs.

  • Parrot unveils three new in-car media soloutions

    Three of the most innovative products of CES 2012 so far are Parrot's new internet connected, in-car media players.

  • News: Asus Intros 7-Inch Tablet, Promises Hi-Res Display for Transformer Prime

    Asus announced two new tablets will join its U.S. arsenal: One is a higher-resolution variant on the recently released Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, while the other is Asus' long-awaited take on a 7-inch tablet.

  • News: Microsoft Updates Windows Phone, Angers Users

    Microsoft released an update for Windows Phone that fixes a number of issues. That is great, but it comes with some news that has upset many Windows Phone users. Microsoft is abandoning its efforts to keep users informed of which vendors and carriers are providing the update.

  • News: Smartphones on Rampage: Next, Camcorders

    The smartphone is on a device-killing rampage, and camcorders are next on its hit list.

  • News: Huawei introduces "world's slimmest smartphone"

    At about 6.8 millimeters thick, Huawei Technologies' Android 4.0-based Ascend P1 S is the thinnest smartphone yet introduced, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Griffin unveils Twenty, an AirPlay amp

    Apple’s AirPlay technology for streaming music (and video) to compatible devices first appeared back in September 2010. But, generally speaking, using AirPlay requires that you purchase compatible speaker systems, or Apple devices (like the AirPort Express) that can send AirPlay audio over a 1/8-inch (3.5mm) cable or S/PIDF optical output, which you can in turn connect to powered speakers. Griffin, claiming that “the good speakers miss you,” has announced a new device called Twenty, an amp that connects to your existing non-powered speakers and lets you stream AirPlay audio to them.

  • News: MetroPCS Adds Two 4G LTE Phones

    Over the last year, prepaid carriers have upped the ante when it comes to high-end smartphones in their roster, making it more and more tempting to say goodbye to two-year contracts forever. Continuing this trend, MetroPCS today announced that it is adding two 4G LTE Android phones to its portfolio. The LG Connect is the first dual-core smartphone from MetroPCS while the Samsung Galaxy Attain is more multimedia-centric.

  • News: iPhone more dominant than ever, though Samsung makes strides

    The iPhone is by far the smartphone most in demand among 4,000 North American consumers surveyed by ChangeWave, but Apple's frequent court rival Samsung is coming on strong according to the research.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Jan. 6

    The iOSsphere got its groove back this last week, as reason and unreason alike fueled a spate of rumors.

  • News: Apple's iPhone sales to be between 25m and 35m for last quarter

    Analysts believe that Apple will announce sales of anywhere between 25 and 35 million iPhones in its next quarterly financial report.

  • News: One Last Kodak Moment? Kodak Intros Wi-Fi and Hybrid Cameras

    Kodak has certainly seen better days in its impressive 131-year history; by now, you've probably heard the rumors that the company has fallen on hard times. It's a sad fact, but this year's CES may mark the last camera announcements for the company as we know it.

  • News: CES: Parrot unveils AR.Drone 2.0 (pictures)

    At CES Unveiled 2012, Parrot showed off its new AR.Drone 2.0 remote-controlled helicopter, as well as a range of dedicated in-car internet devices.

  • News: Samsung's New Optical Smart Hub Wirelessly Streams DVDs

    Samsung has come up with an interesting approach to wireless NAS and media playback on tablets and smartphones. At the Storage Visions conference in Las Vegas today, Samsung took the wraps off of its Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW, a wireless hub that distinguishes itself in several ways. First and foremost: It has a built-in 8X DVD burner. Yes, it has a disc drive to give you a way to use all of those movies and TV shows you still have on DVD.

  • News: iPhone 'was boulder on Microsoft's arm'

    Microsoft was forced to scrap its existing mobile strategy and start again from scratch when creating Windows Phone in order to break free from the 'boulder' of the iPhone that had trapped its arm, a former executive has said.

  • News: CES: Gametel Bluetooth gamepad for iPhone

    Fructel impressed us at CES Unveiled today with its new Gametel iPhone accessory for mobile gaming.

  • News: Lenovo Jumps Into the Smartphone Fray With the S2

    Yes, you read that right. Lenovo has thrown its hat into the smartphone war with the newly introduced S2. This is the first time that Lenovo, the worlds second largest PC maker, has developed a smartphone for consumers. The S2, announced at a press conference in Las Vegas, features security systems to protect personal data, prevent phishing attacks, and to secure network and SMS traffic.

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