It's safe to say that in 2014, we're not short of smartwatches. But how many do you actually want to wear? That's a question that manufacturers are finally starting to ask themselves. It's also a question that Creoir -- who designs products for brands like Nokia and Jolla -- is trying to answer wi...

February 26th 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? For an answer, we turned to a startup called Corephotonics...

February 26th 2014 at 5:47am 0 Comments
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Goophone's a bit like a covers band that just happens to make knock-off smartphones. Not content with just plundering better artists' catalogs, the company has apparently managed to copy the Galaxy S5 in under two days. The Goophone S5, yep, has a 5-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 display, paired with a 2GHz...

February 26th 2014 at 5:20am 0 Comments
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Among the many frustrations we had with Samsung's first smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, was the limited number of apps available for it. While the company offered premium access to select partners, it never came out with a software development kit (SDK) for anyone and everyone to submit their own app...

February 26th 2014 at 4:23am 0 Comments
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Jolla's got a big problem, and the company knows it. The small Finnish startup has grand plans to upend the smartphone paradigm with its modular phone and unique gesture-based OS, but that foreign approach has left some users confused. The MeeGo-derived Sailfish OS relies entirely on swipe navigat...

February 25th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Well, well, well. Guess who's back in the watch game? Motorola. Of course, it already did the watch thing, but Rick Osterloh, SVP of Product at the firm, has just confirmed that the company is working on another smartwatch, and it will be coming in the next few months. At a press conference at MWC...

February 25th 2014 at 2:52pm 0 Comments