Smart phones

Nokia 8110’s slider ‘Matrix’ feature phone returns with 4G and a €79 price tag

Nokia’s 8110 — the distinctive ‘candy bar’ feature phone with a slider opening — was once the phone that everyone wanted but no one could afford, made popular through the

The 3D-Printed Peek Camera Helps Diagnose Eye Disease In Developing Areas

The Peek, or Portable Eye Examination Kit app, is a smartphone based system for diagnosing eye problems. It uses a 3D-printed add-on that can allow ophthalmologists to give detailed and complete eye e

Acer to buy E-Ten, is the aPhone coming soon?

Back in September, I explicitly and pointedly asked Acer president Gianfranco Lanci, and I quote, “Can the world expect to see [dramatic pause] the aPhone?” A question to which he emphatic

BlackBerry power users wanted

We’re not too far off from our annual smart phone series, but I’d like to hear what the BlackBerry power users in the audience have to say about their devices. What are your favorite apps?

First Labeling of the HTC Excalibur to be on German O2 Network

We’ve been watching the progress of HTC’s Excalibur for awhile now. HTC is the shadowy man-behind-the-curtain for Cingular’s self-branded smartphones, and T-Mobile’s MDA and SD

Cingular 8525 Pictures Surface

Renderings appeared this weekend of the Cingular 8525, the company’s HTC Hermes bastardization. Unfortunately, the Cingular version has had its front facing camera removed, thus preventing it fr

TomTom Finds Palm

Palm announced today the Palm GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition. The system is powered by the new TomTom NAVIGATOR 6 software that features voice navigation and turn-by-turn directions. Meanwhile, a ne

Nokia E61, Never Again

It seems that Nokia’s E61 smart phone doesn’t perform up to Blackberry standards and our friend at ideagroup truly felt the burn. The E61 exhibits slow dialing from contact lists, slowed down his