Blu, maker of unlocked smartphones, has introduced a new product lineup: the Studios C Series. Ushering in this product line are four new smartphones, the Studio 5.0 C HD and Studio C mini, as well as the Studio 5.0 C and the Studio 5.0 CE. All four handsets are GSM-compatible.
The so-called patent war between Apple and Samsung has been downgraded to a mere battle, with both companies calling a truce that will put an end to all of its foreign patent lawsuits. The announcement was made in a joint statement yesterday, and lawsuits being held in eight countries will be dropped as a result.
Lenovo's Vibe Z2 Pro smartphone that we saw leak back in May has become official, with the company introducing its high-end offering and all that comes with it. This new flagship has quite a bit to offer, and though it isn't entirely clear yet where the phone will be launching first and how much it will cost, we've got all the specs for you after the jump.
The HTC One (M8) is one of the better Android handsets available. For many, it’s the aluminum shell that takes the cake. What happens when you strip it away and add plastic, though? Is the device still a winner? The HTC One (E8) is trying to answer that question.
Despite all the technology which wants to let you use a cell phone on a plane, the Department of Transportation (DoT) doesn’t seem to be impressed. At a meeting of the International Aviation Club last week, DoT counsel Kathryn Thomson said they’d be taking the next step on what could end up as a formal ban on cell phone usage in-flight, attendees said.
Hilton, spurred by growing competition, has announced that its hotels will allow customers to take self-check-ins one step further, using their iPhone or Android handset as a room key. The feature won't start arriving until 2015, but when it does, it'll arrive at six of the company's hotel brands.
Amazon's Fire Phone is a lot of things, but easy to repair isn't one of them. So say the folks at iFixit, who have completed their teardown of the handset, which took place live today. Though not everything about the smartphone was a hassle, there were enough issues to give it a low score: 3 out of 10.
A head-up display (HUD) enables drivers to see all the details they need while driving without any hassle or risk of distraction (not to mention giving one's car the snazzy sci-fi feel of having data projected onto the windshield). Your car may not have included the technology, but that doesn't mean you can't easily equip it with its own HUD feature, and fortunately there are multiple ways to do this.