Huawei has been working on its new flagship smartphone for a while and some new images of the device have now surfaced. These images come from the Chinese TENAA agency and show the phone from most angles. We don't know what the specifications for the device are, but we can get an idea what the smartphone might offer from looking at the images closely.
If you have ever wished your car would unlock the doors when you walk up to it and lock the doors when you walk away, Viper has a slick product you will like. The product is called the Viper Smartkey and it works with your smartphone to turn your keyless entry system into an automated affair. Using this system, you won't have to press a button on the door of your car or fish for a key fob to lock or unlock doors.
If you are anxious to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, the time is getting near when you can buy. Pricing for the new smartphone has been announced by several major carriers, including T-Mobile and US Cellular. T-Mobile is offering the pre-order for the S5 only a day before the HTC One hits the store.
Back in December, we talked about a new smartphone from Samsung called the Galaxy Core Advance. The smartphone has a 4.7-inch screen with WVGA resolution and dedicated buttons for the camera, volume, voice recorder, and more. The phone was designed with accessibility in mind for people that might not want to use or be able to use a touchscreen easily.
One of the things that a number of smartphone makers are baking into their devices is the ability to control the smartphone hands free. This is an important ability considering that many states and communities have laws that forbid a driver from using their phone in their hands as they drive. That means that you can't always touch your device to get the info you need.
The explosive growth of smartphones will slow over the next four years, IDC analysts predict, with Android dominating in bulk but iOS making the most money from each handset buyer. Emerging markets, though adding to the smartphone count in numbers in 2014, IDC suggests, will still leave high-end devices struggling to find as many buyers as before. "New markets for growth bring different rules to play by" IDC's Ryan Reith says, "and 'premium' will not be a major factor in the regions driving overall market growth."
If you are a big fan of Windows Phone, you may be interested in the latest version of the smartphone OS that is due out in the next few months. The next version of the OS, Windows Phone 8.1 has reportedly been shared with developers, and as is typical, one of those devs has leaked some details on the operating system update. The leaked details have been put in a video that you can see below.
Smartphone maker HTC has been struggling to compete in the smartphone market as Samsung, Apple, and others continue to take the lion's share of profits in the smartphone realm. HTC has announced that it will begin to look to the lower end of the market for its profits. HTC plans to expand its range of cheaper smartphones.