Flipphone

03.25.15
I tried to live with a high-end feature phone. I can't.
03.25.15

I tried to live with a high-end feature phone. I can't.

The feature phone. Still big in Japan. Still being sold in the millions. Still relevant, though? A...

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03.13.15
Explaining Japan's feature phone fetish
03.13.15

Explaining Japan's feature phone fetish

The world's biggest mobile tech show has just finished. You were probably poring over all those ne...

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03.01.15
Mozilla is bringing Firefox OS to flip-phones and sliders
03.01.15

Mozilla is bringing Firefox OS to flip-phones and sliders

Mozilla has always positioned Firefox OS as an alternative platform for entry-level smartphones, b...

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02.17.15
Japan's flip-phone love affair continues, smartphone shipments fall
02.17.15

Japan's flip-phone love affair continues, smartphone shipments fall

In an alternate universe where up is down and black is white, more feature phones get shipped year...

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05.23.14
Samsung hopes 'respected older generations' will dig its new flip-phones
05.23.14

Samsung hopes 'respected older generations' will dig its new flip-phones

It may be a tad ageist to presume that some older folks prefer simple flip-phones to souped-up sma...

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05.19.14
Japan: the country where flip-phones refuse to die
05.19.14

Japan: the country where flip-phones refuse to die

The buttons are easier to type on, the battery lasts longer, it's familiar. No, we're not talking...

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11.02.13
Samsung W2014 is world's first Snapdragon 800 flip phone, costs over $1,640
11.02.13

Samsung W2014 is world's first Snapdragon 800 flip phone, costs over $1,640

China Telecom's obsession with Samsung's luxury clamshells isn't dwindling any time soon. In fact,...

By R. Lai,   11.02.13
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10.09.13
Leaked Samsung flip-phone flexes muscles with Snapdragon 800 CPU
10.09.13

Leaked Samsung flip-phone flexes muscles with Snapdragon 800 CPU

Samsung's recent foray into flip-phones with the Hennessy and Golden is no joke, judging by a new...

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