The Gear S is one of the first mainstream smartwatches that isn’t just a “companion” device to a paired smartphone. But is it really capable of being your primary mobile device?
Do we need to improve smartphones any further or are they good enough? What would you really like to see a major improvement in? Do we need better batteries and displays, or greater durability and longevity?
Telecom companies use a variety of techniques deemed astroturfing.
A new fragmentation report points out that there are 18,796 “distinct” Android devices, 20% of which are running Android 4.4 KitKat.
Android Wear faces many challenges, here are seven that could prevent smartwatches from taking off anytime soon.
What happens as the smartphone market reaches maturity? Prices are dropping, there’s less differentiation, and earning a premium profit depends on brand power.
How do new manufacturers break into a smartphone market that’s dominated by brand giants spending megabucks to retain their place in public consciousness? Xiaomi and OnePlus have been relying on viral social media campaigns with mixed success.
Researchers in Brazil are working on a system that can detect when you are on the phone behind the wheel. It won’t lock you out of your phone, or notify the police, at least not yet.
The Galaxy Alpha represents a change in design for the company, but is it a step forward or backward? What took Samsung so long to make a change?
Does a serious smartphone habit turn us into ill-mannered, socially inept, self-obsessed prisoners of our own technology? Smartphone use is out of control and it’s having a real impact on our social skills.