Most of the things revealed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona aren’t worth getting too excited about. For example, how many people are really going to be using any of the payment platforms introduced during the conference, or buying the expensive-but-“secure” devices, or paying even the slightest attention to talk about Google’s wireless network or [...]
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We’ve long heard whisperings that Google wanted to become a wireless carrier, and over the weekend, a Google executive confirmed those rumors. Intriguing! Just imagine Google Fiber—but for mobile. However, Google’s not trying to compete with the Verizons and AT&Ts of the world. Think of it more like Nexus for networks. Read more… Continue Reading [...]
There’s a new tablet in town. It’s the new Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet and yeah, it’s slimmer, lighter and more powerful than its predecessor, the Xperia Z2 Tablet . But the biggest achievement here is that the attachable keyboard transforms the Z4 into an Android PC, with its own mouse cursor and adapted UI. I [...]
That curve on LG Flex’s screen might seem like a total gimmick, even if it’s pretty rad . As far as LG’s concerned though, it’s the next big thing for all phones How so? They are bringing curved screen to their mid-range phones and they plan to keep doing so in the future. Read more… [...]
In developing countries, the high-end smartphone market is cornered by the big guys. But today at Mobile World Congress, the nonprofit Mozilla announced a plan to get a different slice of the smartphone pie—with a low-end Firefox OS phone that costs just $25.