India smartphone shipments slashed in half in Q2 2020

Even the world’s second largest smartphone market isn’t immune to COVID-19. Smartphone shipments in India fell 48% in the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago, the most drastic

Huawei unveils its own mobile VR headset

Another handset maker is getting into the headset game. Huawei announced its entry into the world of mobile virtual reality today with multiple versions of a Gear VR-like headset simply called “

HTC Reportedly Scrapping Plans For A Big-Screen Windows Phone 8 Handset

HTC is said to be dropping a planned big-screen Windows Phone 8 smartphone, which was intended to go toe-to-toe with some of the latest Android devices with large displays, including HTC's own Droid D

Orchestral movements by LCD light

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/vodafone_ad.jpg" />Viral videos are, well, everywhere these days. You hire a media company, they come up with a clever idea, upload it, a

Japan says Sharp produced the best cell phone of the year 2008

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sharp_931_2-630x416.jpg" /> It’s not really <a href="http://k-tai.impress.co.jp/static/enquete/year2008/result.htm">a representative p

Hello Kitty gets awesome cell phone (China only?)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/hello_kitty_handset1-630x472.jpg" /> I am not really sure if this is really a product licensed by <a href="http://www.sanrio.com">Sanrio

CEATEC 2008: Toshiba plans to sell fuel cell/lithium-ion battery-powered mobile phone by next March

I am not sure if this is a good idea or not but Toshiba announced at CEATEC 2008 it will soon start incorporating fuel cells in a number of its products, i.e. digital cameras and notebooks. The compan

T-Mobile G1 specs leaked prior to announcement

Talk about cutting it close. With less than 12 hours before T-Mobile officially pulls back the curtain on the ultra-hyped G1, the floodgates have opened. Images extracted from the depths of T-Mobile&#

Video: Google shows Android handset at Developer Day

With the first Android-powered handset launch just around the corner, Google’s finally getting around to showing the OS up and running on a live handset — albeit with a bit of tape coverin

Japanese Kuma teddy bear phone comforts sick kids

(video from DigInfo, Tokyo) Japan’s No. 4 cell phone carrier Willcom recently presented a very special kind of handset at the Good Design Expo 2008 in Tokyo (that ended last week). The company a

SkyTone USB Phone

aka the RST102 is made by Radian Technologies and connects via USB to any laptop. Drop in a CD, turn on Skype, and away you go. In the mini review by Marc “The Sharc” Orchant we link below