Anyone who cares about energy independance or the Green Movement is likely wondering if there's anything they can do to help. There is an easy thing all phone users can do: unplug their charger.
There's overclocking, and then there's this: University researchers are in the early stages of putting multi-core processors in smartphones to work in bursts of up to 16 times their normal speed during times of need.
The always innovative Taiwanese tablet maker ASUS has revealed its latest attraction: the PadFone. This won't be just a smartphone, but a tablet and a netbook as well!
Yesterday was the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Brighthand editors and staff spent the day looking at new smartphones and accessories as fast as we could, and we're bringing you the best of them.
One of ASUS' big announcements at the Computex 2011 tradeshow this week came in the form of the Padfone, a hybrid concept device that will fuse smartphones and tablets in an effort to capitalize on the strengths of both forms of technology.
Even as it is struggling to get the first significant upgrade to its Windows Phone operating system to consumers, Microsoft is already talking about the next one coming down the pike. Set to debut in the fall, this will include greater support for multi-tasking.
People have barely digested the sweet news of Android OS Honeycomb, and yet there is already more on the way. The next mobile operating system update from Google, Android OS 'Ice Cream', is supposedly due out this summer.
There are many advantages for businesses in arming their employees with smartphones, but the process of deploying them requires careful planning or they can become a liability.
The PDA market is dead, murdered by the smartphone. With the Eee Note, it seems Asus is betting that PDAs can find new life somewhere between the eReader and tablet as a travel/meeting/class companion for students and busy professionals.
In the wake of lackluster sales of their Nuvifone series, Garmin and Asus have announced the end of their partnership to create navigation-oriented smartphones.
Apple may have more than 200,000 mobile applications in its App Store, but in reality only seven types of applications are expected to drive software downloads and the market over the next few years.
Over time, features that were once available only in high-end models trickle down to become standard on virtually every smartphone. What currently cutting-edge feature would you most like to see become mainstream?
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