Apple has been hit with eight lawsuits, including one for almost $1 trillion, after revealing it purposefully slowed down older iPhone models. Read more
Designer Klemens Schillinger has created a set of therapeutic phone-like objects, to help smartphone “addicts” cope with being away from their devices. Read more
Austrian product designer Klemens Schillinger has created a lamp that only lights up once the user is willing to surrender their smartphone. Read more
The newly unveiled BlackBerry Motion is the brand’s first smartphone to ditch its trademark QWERTY keyboard. Read more
Designers Joe Hollier and Kaiwei Tang have designed a mobile phone that intentionally lacks features, in hopes of encouraging users to disconnect from the internet. Read more
Floors, tables and walls can be transformed into iPad-like touchscreens using Sony’s new projector, which launched at this week’s Mobile World Congress. Read more
The rumours are true: the bestselling phone of the early 00s, the Nokia 3310, is making a comeback, complete with the game Snake. Read more
Nokia is rumoured to be relaunching its bestselling 3310 mobile phone as a cheap backup for smartphone users. Read more
French designer Philippe Starck has designed his first smartphone: the Mi Mix for Chinese electronics company Xiaomi. Read more
American imaging company Kodak is venturing into the smartphone market with a handset that puts photographic capabilities first. Read more
South Korean tech giant Samsung has ceased production of its Galaxy Note 7 after reports of the smartphones exploding and catching fire. Read more
Apple has revealed the latest versions of its hugely popular iPhone, with a redesigned water- and dust-resistant casing and a variety of new features. (more…)
US technology giant Google has scrapped one of its most ambitious ventures, Project Ara, according to insider sources. (more…)
US technology giant Google has demonstrated a current prototype of its modular smartphone Project Ara and announced it will begin shipping developer editions later this year (+ slideshow). (more…)
the latest video exhibits an updated frame with durable latches and connectors to keep modules secured.
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the metal uni-body of the G5 features a slide-out battery and modular add-ons that transform the smartphone into a profession digital camera, hi-fi audio player and more.
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the device, which they have named ‘ReFlex’, allows users to experience physical tactile feedback when interacting with their apps through bend gestures.
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Serbian studio Alter Ego Architects has designed a concept for a 3D-printed mobile phone with an interface that only features numbers and symbols, and has no apps to prevent users acting like “mindless zombies” …
the design by rafał czaniecki eliminates the problem of placing a fixed front area for the lens, so when the user doesn’t need the feature, it disappears when not in use.
London Design Festival 2015: Amsterdam tech company Fairphone has launched a new version of its ethically produced smartphone. (more…)
London Design Festival 2015: Swiss technology brand Punkt has launched a stripped-back mobile handset designed by British designer Jasper Morrison that only offers basic phone functions. (more…)
the idea behind the ‘mp 01’ was to simplify things, with a streamlined device that performs the core functions – calling and texting.
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in new york, the tech company introduced advanced features to their premium models such as live recording, their own quick pay system, a keyboard accessory and preview of their upcoming wearable.
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with interchangeable parts, the ‘fonkraft’ modular smartphone enables users to customize, upgrade and easily fix their device.
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Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa has created a new version of his simple smartphone for telecommunications company KDDI. (more…)
News: Google has unveiled a new prototype of its modular smartphone with swappable components, which project leader Gadi Amit says will allow users to “be the designer of their own phone” (+ slideshow). (more&he…
News: Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has created a see-through case for the latest Firefox smartphone from telecommunications company KDDI. (more…)