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The first Ubuntu smartphone goes on sale next week

Ubuntu Touch Phone

The first Ubuntu Linux based smartphones go on sale next week, after more than a year of chatter. The company Canonical has announced the upcoming availability of the first smartphone that comes with Ubuntu Touch. Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition for just under €170 A few days later, a number of European operators, including 3 Sweden, amena.com, giffgaff and Portugal Telecom, …

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Leaked: Lenovo Vibe Z3 Pro flagship images and specs

Lenovo Vibe Z3 Pro

Less than a month before the exhibition Mobile World Congress 2015, where will be demonstrated mobile news many manufacturers. Among others, Chinese companies are also actively involved in international events and Lenovo – not the exception. The new leak shows future flagship of the company, which should appear at MWC 2015 – Lenovo Vibe Z3 Pro. The source of leaked …

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ARM’s New Chips: a new round of productivity growth in mobile devices

ARM’s New Chips

ARM technology is the most common solution for mobile devices. Although other companies also produce processors, all of them are licensed architecture from a company that creates a set of instructions and processor design. And now, ARM announced a new generation of processors with a number of improvements that should improve the performance of mobile gadgets while reducing power consumption. …

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Ultra-Secure Blackphone To Hit The Shelves In July

Silent Circle Blackphone

An ultra-secure Blackphone, an Android-based smartphone, is to land at stores within the next 3 weeks, the manufacturer launched pre-order on June, 15. Silent Circle, secure communication provider, and Geeksphone, a savvy smartphone manufacturer, presented the BlackPhone device a few months ago. The novelty is positioned as a solution for protection from government and corporate eavesdroppers. Priced at $629, the …

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A story on how big companies are selling air under the guise of innovation, Part 2

Oppo N1

Greetings, greatsoftliners! Avail yourselves to the second part of the article on ‘on how big companies are selling air under the guise of innovation’. Fasten your seatbelts, as we are ready to start! The first part of this article 4K and Full HD Displays When smartphones had screen resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, the world was satisfied enough until …

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A story on how big companies are selling air under the guise of innovation, Part 1

ARM Cortex-A15 processor

This is the first part of a story on how marketing affects our perception of the world of mobile gadgetry. Help yourself with a generous portion of eyes-opening facts and statistics. Bon appetite. The mobile gadgetry market is facing the stage of development when radical innovations happen once in a blue moon, while natural demand in selling smartphones and tablets …

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The Samsung Galaxy Beam – A Leader In The Mobile Phone Market

Samsung Galaxy Beam

For quite some time now, Samsung has been known for their ability to bring quality mobile phones to the market and with the addition of this phone, the legacy continues. As you may or may not know, Samsung is a Korean manufacturer with a strong grip on the mobile phone market. You will find their names on phones in most …

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The HTC Windows Phone – An Alternative To Nokia

HTC 8X Windows Phone

There are two very similar handsets on the market right now, which could make choosing a lovely new mobile phone just that little bit harder. We already have to deal with choosing between Apple’s latest device and other technologically advanced handsets, chuck in two very similar phones and it can all get a little bit confusing. If you’re a Nokia …

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Breakthrough Smartphone Technologies Knocking At the Door

Breakthrough Smartphone Technologies

The latter-day smartphone market keeps on pleasing a vast legion of consumers with neoteric technologies almost every single day, while the giants of industry work a sweat to pack their gadgetry with more RAM modules, more nimble processors and larger displays. However, don’t you think that big players are more into marketing rather than actual technological drudgery? According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, …

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Smartphone comparison: Apple iPhone 5s vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Apple iPhone 5s vs Samsung Galaxy S3

There is a plenty of smartphones, but only a few become really popular: those we daily see in others’ hands. What makes them good? Good usability combined with affordable price, great design, prestige, personal preferences? Everyone knows iPhone, and now there is a serious rival that has challenged it: Samsung Galaxy. The newest iPhone has just been introduced, while Galaxy …

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