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TransMaker is a tablet dock for the Samsung Galaxy S3 or S4 (crowdfunding)

Samsung sells some of the most popular Android phones and tablets on the market… but if you don’t feel like spending your money on both a Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet, there may be another option. Chinese company Shenzhen Migoal has developed a tablet dock called the TransMaker for Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 phones. The […]

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Neptune Pine smartwatch (or watchphone) could launch in January, 2014

The Neptune Pine smartwatch is a wearable Android device that’s more like a phone with a wrist strap than a watch with smart functions. While smartwatches like the Pebble, Samsung Galaxy Gear, and Qualcomm Toq are designed to show notifications from your phone, the Neptune Pine can be your phone, letting you make calls, surf the […]

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BungBungame Project S: A $299 top-tier smartphone (if it gets funded)

Phones with top-tier specs usually have top-tier prices. While you can pick up the latest Samsung, HTC, LG, or Apple smartphone for a few hundreds bucks or less with a contract, they typically sell for well over $500 when you buy them unlocked. But there’s a recent trend of companies including Xiaomi and Google pushing […]

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Lilbits (10-24-2013): if convertible wants to be your phone, tablet, laptop

Tired of carrying a smartphone, tablet, and notebook around? While Asus is trying to simplify things with products like the Asus Padfone that let your phone act as the brains of a tablet, a group called idealfuture has another idea. They’re trying to raise $100,000 through crowdfunding site Indiegogo to build a device called the […]

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PengPod1040 hits Indiegogo (iPad-sized tablet dual boots Android, Linux)

The folks who brought us the PengPod line of 7 and 10 inch tablets which can run Android, Ubuntu, or other Linux-based operating systems are back, and this time they want to offer an iPad-sized tablet with a high-resolution display and a quad-core processor. While there’s already a working prototype, the PengPod1040 will only go […]

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Ubuntu Edge fails to hit $32 million goal, Ubuntu OS for phones still on the way

Canonical has failed to raise enough money to launch a smartphone that doubles as a computer. The company spent 30 days trying to crowd-fund a project called the Ubuntu Edge, which would be a phone with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, the ability to run Android and Ubuntu, and to function like a desktop […]

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Ubuntu Edge raises an impressive $7 million in a week, still running behind goal

Canonical wants to build a smartphone unlike anything on the market, and the company wants your help to do it. Last week the company announced plans to raise $32 million for the project through crowd-funding site Indiegogo. That’s more money than anyone’s ever raised for any crowd-funded project. But the Ubuntu Edge project got off to […]