The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are Samsung’s most premium looking phones yet. Samsung ditches plastic and faux leather for glass and aluminum. Forget bezels, the S6 Edge’s display seemingly wraps around the phone, and is stunning. Specs-wise the phone gets only incremental improvements but comes with built-in fast wireless charging, a even better camera, and a new and improved fingerprint scanner that works! Check out my hands-on review.
Back in the early days of Apple, Steve Jobs often found himself on site visits at Sony’s headquarters in Japan. Jobs was fascinated with everything Sony and often took inspiration from the Japanese-tech giant, says journalist Nobuyuki Hayashi whose closely covered Sony for several decades.
Hayashi tells me, even Jobs’ now trademark black turtleneck, jeans, and sneakers are said to have been inspired by Sony’s assembly-line uniform.
At the pinnacle of its success, Sony was in many ways the inspiration for up and comer Apple.Read More›
It all started with a crazy idea.
It was late 2005 when a couple of then-Nokia engineers were discussing work over drinks at a swanky hotel bar in Tokyo. The challenge up for discussion, recounts Juha Alakarhu, now Microsoft’s Digital Imaging Chief, was how to best fit an optical zoom module into their next smartphone.
It’s that time of the year again. In just over a month, several of the world’s biggest names in smartphones will unveil a new crop of flagship smartphones, each brand’s pièce de résistance for 2015.
The annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is where it’s all expected to go down. Everyone but Apple is expected to be there, and for those aiming for smartphone supremacy, the stakes are higher than ever.
While all signs point to the rise of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, American technology company Dell is casting its bets on what it calls, “the resurgence of the PC”.
It’s an interesting proposition, particularly considering Microsoft – maker of the Windows operating system has been pushing its tablet based computer, the Surface Pro 3, as an alternative to the standard laptop.