Sony Xperia S review

There was much rumour and speculation over just what smartphone Sony would launch at CES 2012. Most, including TechRadar, thought the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD would get a look in but it ended up being the Sony Xperia S.Now, notice that this is a mobile phone without the Ericsson moniker – well, this is what the press release is stating but when we actually got our hands on with the device, it clearly stated Sony Ericsson.This does mean that Xperia S we played with won’t be the final version that hits shops. Taking a closer inspection of Sony’s release about the phone ...

The iPhone changed everything

The problem with tech is that the really cool stuff doesn’t usually turn up.From the jetpacks we were promised as kids to Intel’s latest concept PCs, what we actually end up with tends to be considerably more mundane – Ryanair instead of jetpacks, or incremental improvements on kit we’ve already got.The iPhone was the exception. It was the jetpack, the flying car, the house on the moon and the food in pill form, the outrageous promise actually delivered.Where other phones had clearly been made, the iPhone could have been recovered from the wreckage at Roswell, ...

Verizon Wireless Announces BlackBerry Curve 9370

Verizon Wireless today announced the BlackBerry Curve 9370, a dual-mode world phone that has quad-band EDGE for roaming and CDMA/EVDO for use in the U.S. It has 1GB of internal storage. It has a 2.44-inch display with 360 x 480 pixels and RIM’s Liquid Graphics; optical trackpad; 800MHz processor; 5-megapixel camera with flash, face detection, and VGA video capture; and built-in near-field communications. It also includes GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 512MB of RAM, and support microSD cards up to 32GB. It does on sale January 19 for ...

Verizon and Motorola Debut the Droid 4

Verizon Wireless today announced the Motorola Droid 4, the fourth-generation Android device that has a 4-inch qHD display and support for Verizon Wireless’s Long Term Evolution 4G network. The Droid 4 is a sideways slider that has a full QWERTY keyboard and a dual-core 1.2GHz processor. The Droid 4 also includes a water-repellant coating; 16GB of on-board memory; an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capture and Mirror Mode to display images and video on an HDTV; and compatibility with Motorola’s Lapdock accessories. It runs Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, and will be updated to ...

Nokia to Debut LTE 4G Windows Phone in U.S. with AT&T

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop today said that the company is going to launch its first Long Term Evolution 4G Windows Phone device in the U.S. market with AT&T. The New York Times earlier reported that Nokia would unveil the Lumia 900. Nokia has a separate press conference scheduled for Monday afternoon during CES in Las Vegas. It is expected to show the Lumia 900 at that time. Tweet Vote on HN ...

Motorola, Verizon Announce Droid RAZR MAXX

Motorola and Verizon today announced the Droid RAZR MAXX, a new flagship Droid RAZR phone. The MAXX boasts a massive 3300 mAh battery that can sustain 21 straight hours of talk time, yet measures only 8.9 mm thick (compared to the Droid RAZR’s 7.1 mm.) The display measures 4.3 inches and uses Super AMOLED Advanced technology, like the Droid RAZR. The processor is 1.2 GHz dual-core and LTE data is included. The camera is 8-megapixel. It also contains 32 GB of internal memory. The MAXX will come to market “in the coming weeks” for $300 with two-year ...

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