phones

Google's Cardboard VR Headset Is About To Be Better Than Ever

Remember that fun little cardboard VR headset Google trotted out at Google I/O? Remember how it wound up being one of the coolest things there? Google does, and that’s probably why the search giant is upping its cheap VR game.


Here's A Trailer For A Vertical Movie Because Everything Is Terrible

Argentinian filmmakers Gonzalo Moiguer and Rodrigo Melendez have set about making a movie shot entirely in vertical orientation. GREAT.


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review: This Crazy Smartphone Ain't Half Bad

You’ve never seen anything quite like the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The phone looks like it’s melting. The entire right edge of the device is a second screen. And though it feels like a gimmick at first, that extra, angled real estate can be surprisingly cool.


It's Time To Kill The Phone Call

The phone call isn’t dead. Despite what many a journalist/blogger/paranoid internet commenter might have you believe, smartphones can indeed still dial out. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s not in the process of dying. And if you have even a shred of decency about you, you’ll help take it out back Old-Yeller-style and put everyone out of their misery. Friends, it’s time to kill the phone call.


Cypher Software Makes Phone Calls Clear As A Bell

Basically every aspect of mobile phones has improved astonishingly in the past few years, except for the actual phone call part. Cypher, a brand-new startup, has some tricky software it says can fix our muddied mobile conversations. In a short live demo, it sure seemed up to the task.


A Clear Shot Of What Could Be Motorola's Mammoth Nexus Phone

For months we’ve been hearing rumours that the next Nexus phone will be a big ol’ phablet from Motorola. 5.92 inches! Now a picture from the XDA forums seems to show off codename “Shamu” in its natural habit: Looking enormous next to other phones.


Is This The Next Motorola Droid?

Well, well, well, look who’s back? After all the Motorola-Google drama,it looks like a new Droid is on the way. The usually reliable Hellomotohk has shots of a brand-new Motorola handset, and it doesn’t appear to be a China-exclusive phone.


You Can Buy A OnePlus One Starting Next Month

The OnePlus One is a fantastic phone for a fantastic price. It’s borderline unbelievable. It’s also damn near impossible to get your hands on. Up until now, you’ve needed an invite to buy a OnePlus One, but that’s about to end. Starting in October, you’ll be able to straight-up buy one, if you’re fast.


Moto X (2014) Review: Still The Android Phone For Everyone

The original Moto X, which debuted last year, was a different breed of smartphone. Rather than trying to build a beast with the best screen and the most horsepower, Motorola focused on the user experience above all else. The result was a phone that was so intelligent and comfortable to use that it almost didn’t matter that it was out-gunned in a lot of ways. Well, the 2014 model is here. Not only does it retain that same sublime user experience, it comes out guns blazing.


How Scientists Made This Ordinary Phone A Touchless Interface

When touchscreens came to the first iPhone, they felt like a marvellous new way to interact with the devices in our hands. Dirty or wet or gloved fingers reveal the limitations of the touchscreen though, and touchless interfaces may be closer than you think — a lightly modified ordinary phone can detect hand gestures through interference of radio waves.