Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4 and Idol 4S coming soon (leaks)

The 2015 Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 smartphones was pretty well received due to strong specs and a reasonably low price tag of $250. Now the company is apparently getting ready to launch the Idol 4 and Idol 4S smartphones, and while there are no details about the price tags for thew phones yet, the phones […]

Runcible is a circular, Firefox OS smartphone with a wood case

Want a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch? A company called Monohm introduced one at Mobile World Congress this week. It’s called the Runcible and it’s designed to be attractive and simple. The Runcible runs Firefox OS, but one of the key features is what the phone doesn’t do: it doesn’t beep or vibrate to let […]

iConsole micro: TV Stick with an Intel CPU, Console OS (Android) software

Console OS is a custom version of Android optimized to run on computers with Intel processors. Don’t have a PC that supports the system requirements? No problem — the developers of the operating system plan to launch a tiny, low-power device that comes with Console OS pre-loaded. The iConsole micro is a TV stick with an Intel […]

BlackBerry to launch phone with slide-out keyboard, curved display

Later this year BlackBerry plans to launch a smartphone with a touchscreen display and a slide-out keyboard that hides behind the screen when you’re not using it. This would hardly be the company’s first slider… but it would be the first model to run the modern BlackBerry 10 operating system. And that’s not the only […]

BlackBerry Leap is the company’s latest touchscreen smartphone

BlackBerry’s latest smartphone features a 5 inch touchscreen display, a promise of all-day battery life, and no physical keyboard. The company unveiled the BlackBerry Leap at Mobile World Congress. The new phone features the BlackBerry 10 operating system and support for Android apps from the Amazon Appstore. But overall it’s a rather unremarkable device that […]

BlackBerry Experience Suite will bring more BB features to Android, iOS, and Windows

BlackBerry smartphones have some loyal fans… but there aren’t as many of them as there were a few years ago. So while BlackBerry isn’t ready to stop making hardware anytime soon, it’s not surprising that the company is taking steps to reach potential customers on the phone’s they’re already using… whether those are BlackBerry phones […]

Jolla unveils Sailfish OS 2.0 and Sailfish Secure platform for phones, tablets

Jolla’s first tablet is set to hit the streets in a few months, and when it does it will run a new version of the company’s Linux-based Sailfish operating system. Jolla is introducing Sailfish OS 2.0 at Mobile World Congress this week, as well as a new platform called Sailfish Secure which the company plans […]

Lenovo Pocket Projector is a $249 projector… that fits in your pocket

Lenovo is entering the pico projector space with a tiny model that’s designed to work with phones or tablets running Android 4.3 or later. The Lenovo Pocket Projector will be available globally in May for $249. The little projector measures just 4.1″ x 3.9″ x 1″ and weighs less than 6 ounces. It has a lens […]

Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ is a $299 phablet with Cyanogen OS

Alcatel OneTouch is the latest company to partner with Cyanogen Inc to load that company’s custom version of Android onto a smartphone. The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ is a 6 inch smartphone with a full HD display, an octa-core processor, and Cyanogen OS software. It’ll be available in North America in the second quarter of […]