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Samsung, HTC pondering smartphone casing switcheroo

Samsung, HTC pondering smartphone casing switcheroo

Samsung has been taking it on the chin from critics and customers alike for its flimsy plastic smartphone housings, but a new report claims the Korean company may soon switch places with HTC for a metal [...]

Prototype of Amazon’s smartphone leaks out, could make iOS 7 parallax look tame by comparison

Prototype of Amazon’s smartphone leaks out, could make iOS 7 parallax look tame by comparison

Today we’re getting our first look at what may well be Amazon’s first foray into the smartphone arena, courtesy of a scoop from BGR. What we see here is a prototype, BGR writes, and clearly shows [...]

Lenovo cooking up midrange Android smartphone with Midas touch

Lenovo cooking up midrange Android smartphone with Midas touch

Lenovo is still a relative smartphone unknown in many parts of the world, but in its native China, the new owner of Motorola Mobility has been taking names and kicking ass on the high end, and [...]

Meet Panasonic’s new Windows smartphone

Meet Panasonic’s new Windows smartphone

Panasonic exited the smartphone market back in 2012, a move that was followed a year later by that of the closure of its plasma TV division. So it was with quite some excitement and surprise that [...]

Week in Tech: A smartphone odyssey: from MWC to the stars

Week in Tech: A smartphone odyssey: from MWC to the stars

Sometimes we wonder if we had too much cheese before bedtime and we’re dreaming of mad stuff such as Nokias running Android or Samsung making a smartwatch that isn’t hideous and rubbish. But no! These aren’t [...]

In depth: Flight alteration: how the smartphone is invading your air travel

In depth: Flight alteration: how the smartphone is invading your air travel

The phrase that brings dread at the start of a flight: "Please turn off all electronic devices during take-off and landing. Limited use is allowed during the flight." That wasn’t so bad when all you had [...]

May on 4K: Your 4K smartphone wants to kill your camera and your Blu-ray player

May on 4K: Your 4K smartphone wants to kill your camera and your Blu-ray player

The 4K revolution is about to get personal. Key phones announced at Mobile World Congress quietly list Ultra HD video recording as part of their ever expanding armoury of features. This provision will not only change [...]

MWC 2014: Huawei makes 4G affordable with new tablets and smartphone

MWC 2014: Huawei makes 4G affordable with new tablets and smartphone

Huawei is back in the tablet game after an absence of over a year, and it’s bringing CAT 4 4G connectivity to the masses with its two news slates. The 8-inch MediPad M1 sports a 1280 [...]

LG could introduce biometric security with next-gen smartphone

LG could introduce biometric security with next-gen smartphone

Korean consumer electronics giant LG Electronics seeks to reclaim some of its former glory worldwide, which will apparently include devices with some kind of fingerprint or optic security measures on board. ZDNet Korea was on hand [...]

Is your smartphone to blame for restless nights?

Is your smartphone to blame for restless nights?

Where do you leave your smartphone overnight? If you said “charging on a bedside table,” you’re probably like a lot of us; having your phone so close can be super-convenient. You can check a few emails [...]