Tagged: mobile phone

You’ll soon use urine to power your smartphone

smartphone charged using urine

Imagine a future where a visit to the toilet would allow you charge your smartphone for additional 3 hours? If new microbial fuel cell developed by boffins at the University of West of England in Bristol can be commercialized, the future could just be so near. The invention cost as little as £2, and claims to provide 3 hours of talk time to a present day smartphone after 6 hours of charging using 600ml of urine (approximately what you leak on a single outing to the loo). Read More…

5 must-have accessories for mobile phone gamers

Any self-respecting mobile gamer understands the importance of right gear for gaming. Playing like a pro starts with acting like one. E-sports legends stock their game rooms with the finest equipment and you’ll want to follow suit. So it’s high time to fill your wish list with the equipment that’ll make the biggest difference in getting high scores, epic loot, and achievements. Here are five must-have gaming accessories for your smartphones that are a must if you are a die-hard gamer.
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LG Fx0 Firefox OS powered transparent smartphone is here!

Transparent LG Fx0 Firefox OS smartphone

Transparent LG Fx0 Firefox OS smartphone

A transparent smartphone, yes that is what this Firefox OS powered phone hones about. Unique in its own league the LG Fx0 smartphone designed by Tokujin Yoshioka from Japan. This 4.7-inch smartphone has a transparent shell which reveals all the hardware inside. The phone was announced at a KDDI press event in Tokyo and the striking home button embellished in Firefox logo looks quite attractive. The phone is designed on the LG G3 smartphone launched a few months ago with just one difference that it has a transparent look.
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Video and Photos of the upcoming Apple’s iPhone 6 leaked

Apple’s iPhone 6 leaked photos

Leaked photos of Apple’s iPhone 6

After waiting an eternity for the launch of iPhone 6, the long craving by the Apple fans is about to come to an end. Finally, the most awaited smartphone is about to be revealed by Apple. The new iPhone 6 is expected to be announced by the Cupertino, California- based company on 9th September in a press event. The latest smartphone from Apple is rumored to come in two variants. One version of the phone will come with a 4.7 inch display and the other with a 5.5 inch display. Leaked photos and video of the new Apple’s iPhone 6 puts some light on the design.
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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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