It Seems Facebook is Going to Try to Make a Facebook Phone..Again

It seems that Facebook is trying to get back into the cell phone game again. This time with former Apple software and hardware engineers who worked on the iPhone and the iPad. I am really unsure why Facebook would venture back into these waters again after all the first "Facebook Phone" attempt (the HTC Status) was meet with lukewarm reception at best. Since than the Facebook integration has only gotten tighter in which each passing...

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Battery Madness – Prolonging the Life of your Smartphone/Tablet Batteries

The original iPhone was the first smartphone shipped with an embedded non-removable battery. Well, they were removable, just not (officially) by the end user. A trend was born; nowadays numerous smartphone's come with embedded batteries. The Nokia Lumia 900 and the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx are two high-end devices following this concept. Personally, I hate the thought of limited access to my smartphone's battery. It turns a device I...

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Hands On Video: ZTE Mimosa Mini

Just when you thought everything at this year's MWC is getting bigger, ZTE comes with a tiny smartphone aimed at the entry level market.  Phonearena did a quick video to talk about this mini smartphone....

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Asus Padfone brings together the best of both worlds

Asus has officially unveiled it's 9.2mm thin Padfone at the MWC.  The unique design utilizes a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED qHD display, a Snapdragon with the Adreno 225 GPU and 8MP camera with LED flash. Other features include a 42Mbps HSPA+ radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI and A-GPS.  This is all powered by a 1520mAh battery. What makes the Padfone so unique is it's ability to slide into what is essentially a tablet housing with a 10.1"...

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Panasonic reveals Eluga: Slim, Light and WaterProof

Panasonic announced their new Android smartphone called Eluga (Estonian for 'Life') yesterday. Slated for release in April this year in Europe, Eluga houses 4th generation 1 GHz dual-core OMAP 4430 processor from Texas Instruments along with  1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory. Deriving other standard features commonly found in high-end droids, Eluga has a 4.3-inch OLED display with qHD (quarter of a full HD) 960 x 540 pixels...

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Are Phones and Tablets To Unite?

Much of the trend in the mobile or portable computer industry is set by what manufacturers come to decide is to the likings of the end user. Of course this could go horribly wrong as Nokia found out with some of its bolder designs like the N-Gage series but again like Nokia knows this could also set what other manufacturers aspire to be for some years to come. But as much as it is the hardware that reels in the buyers it is also the...

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