Tagged: mobile phone

DIY Iron throne for your smartphone

Iron Throne dock for smartphone

Game of Thrones has gripped audience worldwide and the Iron Throne has captured everyone’s imagination in this epic saga. As the Lannister’s and Targaryen’s fight it out in the quest for supremacy, one Game of Thrones fan has decided to make the throne her own. DIY expert [Merichuel] has made a mini iron throne for her smartphone from regular stuff like sponge, leather straps, spray paint and some sword-like sandwich picks.
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Tizen OS powered Samsung Z smartphone revealed

Samsung Z Tizen powered smartphone

Samsung Electronics has revealed the first commercially available smartphone powered by the all new Tizen platform. Samsung Z promises optimized performance courtesy this powerful Linux-based software platform that was also seen on the Samsung Gear smartwatches. The smartphone powered by a 2.3 GHz Quad-core processor has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display and supports excellent 2D and 3D graphic qualities. Since this smartphone is loaded with Samsung’s next gen OS for mobile devices you can be rest assured of its high grade multitasking capabilities.
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LG G3 is a smartphone high on performance

LG G3 smartphone

Although Motorola has managed to push the envelope of smartphone supremacy to new levels, other mobile manufacturers are also not far behind coming up with new flagship mobile devices to challenge this new found burst of competition. LG seems to be heading the right way as they have launched their latest smartphone, the G3. This smartphone seems to me like a mobile device high on turbo boost and fit for people who want extreme performance without the need to bother for price. The phone has a very thin bezel that encapsulates the 5.5-inch display which has a whooping Quad HD 2,560 x 1440 display.
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Google Project Tango + Parrot AR Drone 2.0 = Millimeter precise robotic navigation

Project Tango drone

Google’s Project Tango smartphone is loaded with advanced sensors, vision processors and motion tracking camera that let it track millimeter precise positioning in space by creating 3D maps in real time. On the other end Parrot AR Drone 2.0 powered by a 1GHz 32 bit ARM Cortex A8 processor has its own set of sensors for advanced navigation. So the researchers at the University of Pennsylvania led by Professor Vijay Kumar have combined both these gadgets to demonstrate how the capabilities of each can be used to provide highly advanced navigation capabilities for the drone.
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Moto E is another budget smartphone that’ll surprise you

Moto E smartphone

Motorola has made a very strong comeback into the smartphone market with its Moto G smartphone that is one of the most reasonably priced phone in its class. With sales rocketing sky high Motorola has made a strong statement to players like Samsung and Sony. If that was not good enough, now Motorola has added another smartphone to its line-up that comes at an unbelievable price of $129! Moto E is the latest buzz in town for buyers who are looking for a low priced smartphone with features that would cost them a lot more.
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TAG Heuer MERIDIIST INFINITE solar charging phone

TAG Heuer MERIDIIST INFINITE Perpetual Power reserve phone

Revealed at BaselWorld 2014, the TAG Heuer MERIDIIST INFINITE Perpetual Power reserve phone designed in partnership with French company Sunpartner Technologies is one incredible communication instrument. MERIDIIST INFINITE has an invisible photovoltaic component built into the sapphire crystal screen that produces electricity and hence charges the phone in any kind of lighting conditions like artificial or natural light. The phone has patented dashboard chronograph dubbed ‘Time of Trip’ that is designed originally for aircrafts and automobiles.
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Indian student invents shoe that charges mobile devices while walking

Shoe charger for mobile devices

Rajesh Adhikari, an ingenious 12th class Indian student has invented shoes that can charge your mobile devices any time you want. All you have to do is walk a mile and you are good to juice up your mobile device. The invention came as a result of heavy snow in the winters last year which left Nainital (hill-town) in Uttrakhand without any power for quite some days, disrupting life and leaving the kid bored with his phone out of power. This is when the idea of inventing a shoe that could charge his mobile came into light and he started working on it. In the end he made a functional version of a wearable shoe that has a small dynamo that charges up and produces 5V electricity as one walks or runs while wearing the shoe. Add to that the waterproofing credentials of the shoe, and you have a mobile charger no matter what the terrain or the weather conditions.
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Ultra secure Boeing Black Smartphone for a top-secret spy

Boeing Black Smartphone

When Boeing develops something you pretty well be rest-assured that it is going to be something amazing. Taking a detour from their usual aeronautics expertise, Boeing has come up with a smartphone that takes security to the pinnacle. Boeing Black Smartphone has been designed to give its users the highest level of security and flexibility in use so that use it across a wide array of environments. The Android powered smartphone has dual SIM capability that allows the user to switch between government and commercial networks seamlessly by integrating the mobile device management systems and virtual private networks. The smartphone is tailor-made for personnel, diplomats and spies who have to work in confidential positions in their organizations or government agencies so that no one can breach their important data.
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MWC 2014: Dual-display YotaPhone 2 smartphone doubles as E-Reader

YotaPhone dual-screen smartphone

Yota Devices, a Russian start-up has put forth their dual-faced YotaPhone 2 that takes a different approach to what your smartphone should be. The prototype of smartphone has been released at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain and it looks much sleeker and has roundish contours when compared to its predessor. This smartphone has a conventional color touchscreen on one side and on the opposite side it has a low-power electronic paper display also known as E-Ink screen.
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MWC 2014: BlackBerry Z3 all-touch smartphone with latest BB operating system

Blackberry Z3 touchscreen smartphone

To recover itself from the dwindling fortunes BlackBerry has unveiled the much awaited smartphone earlier codenamed as Jakarta at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Spain. BlackBerry Z3 is the official name for this all-touch smartphone made in collaboration with Taiwan-based company Foxconn, and now it remains to be seen how BlackBerry positions it to reclaim its loss of huge chunk of global market.
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