Posts Tagged 'cell phone'

Sony Xperia Z1 Vs HTC One

I had to quickly change phones last week, and I decided to get a Sony Xperia Z1, even though the Z2 would be released fairly quickly. Spending a week with a broken phone was slightly annoying, and I needed to change, so the Z1 was it. I managed to find one that wasn’t too expensive and splurged on my first purchase since coming back from the Philippines after Chinese New Year.

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Nokia 105 Dumbphone Lasts 35 Days on a Single Charge

There are many reasons why people love their smartphones. They provide a seamless blend of communication and computing, are easy to use, and always with you. However, there are times when simple cell phones are still useful, especially when it comes to battery life.

nokia 105 cell phone

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Starbucks Coffee Cell Phone Plug

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There are plenty of ways to customize your cell phone, but adding an audio jack dust plug is an easy and affordable way to do so. The Starbucks Coffee Cell Phone Plug is perfect for all coffee lovers. The little phone plug looks like a diminutive Starbucks mug, allowing coffee lovers to showcase their need of java.

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Huawei Ascend G 615 Smartphone Heads to Deutschland

There are tons of smartphones available these days, and Chinese gadget makers Huawei have just announced a new model which will be released in Germany very soon. If you like what you see, then you’ll be happy to know that this phone will probably make its way into other international markets in a short while as well.

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Banana-Shaped Radiation-Proof Handset for Conducting All Your Monkey Business

I’ve rarely had to use a handset with my smartphone, maybe that’s because I don’t talk much on it, and most earphones tend to have built-in microphones, so they are perfectly capable of acting like handsets. However, if you talk a lot on your phone, and like the feeling of an old-school handset, check out this funny-looking one, shaped like a banana.

banana radiation proof handset

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HTC 8X: Nokia Lumia 920 Doppelganger?

It looks like all the big companies now have got an 8 megapixel camera in their smartphones, and although I’ve had one for almost a year on my iPhone, I am somewhat disappointed that no one has released a smartphone with a better camera, except that PureView craziness Nokia released. Nevertheless, HTC comes right back at Nokia with their own brightly-colored Windows 8 Phone, complete with 8MP camera.

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Pong iPhone Anti-Radiation Case Won’t Protect You from Being Nuked

OK, so this phone case isn’t going to actively protect you from the radioactive fallout of a nuclear bomb, but it is supposed to protect you from those harmful radiowaves that are constantly emanating from your precious iPhone.

pong soft touch iphone radiation case

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Sharp Pantone 5 Smartphone Detects Radiation in Cheerful Colors

After the 2011 Fukushima disaster, it totally makes sense  that Japan would be the first country to offer radiation-detecting smartphones to consumers. Softbank will offer this new Sharp Pantone 5 107SH Android phone to anyone worried about the radiation fallout from the nuclear power plant disaster.

pantone sharp softbank radiation detection phone

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Bedside Manners: Reasons for Powering Off Your Phone Every Night

020312cellatbed.jpgWhile some may argue they need to be reachable at all hours of the day, the reality is only a tiny minority require it. No, it’s more likely you’d benefit by leaving your phone turned completely powered off as soon as you’ve changed into PJs and brushed your teeth (and not just on standby mode near the bed), since there are quite a few reasons your smartphone might be the root of many of your health problems…

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QR Code Super Mario: Unscannable Plumber

From time to time, you come across interesting images on the web, and sometimes, it’s not easy to figure out nthe story behind them. I spotted this QR Code Super Mario on this Spanish website, and which led me to find out it was created by one Mr. Kuwahara. Unfortunately, that’s about where the story ends.

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