In what could be one of the strangest unions of technologies, LG has filed a patent that is practically a flexible capacitive stylus with some smartwatch functionality, or a smartwatch band with a stylus tip. It remains to be seen whether this patent actually amounts to anything, though the design does raise some interesting points
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Since Lenovo’s purchase of Motorola, interesting news has been trickling out. The latest is that the Chinese OEM tried to purchase Motorola bak in 2011, ahead of Google’s acquisition. Though it seems like a cut-and-dry case of simply being outbid by the search giant, Lenovo’s tale of a failed pick-up is much funnier.
China, considered one of the worldwide markets ready for massive growth, might have more mobile users than imagined. According to research from Baidu, 270 million Chinese use Android daily.
As mentioned a couple of times in the past, vendors sometimes do the strangest things just to stand out from a market full of people copying each other and doing the same things.
Just days after HTC finally unveiled its One Max , the company is now making available another large Android smartphone. This time, however, the HTC Desire 709d is a giant only in size, but quite small in other aspects. The HTC Desire 709d is indeed large
Desperate times call for desperate measures, and no one is probably as desperate as Microsoft in getting its mobile platforms on more devices. And if one can’t beat them, join them, as the Redmond tech giant has reportedly approached not just HTC but Samsung and Huawei as well to add its mobile Windows versions to their next batch of devices. While Microsoft has been doing fine on its triumvirate of operating systems that include Windows 8 for desktops, laptops, and hybrids, Windows RT for tablets, and Windows Phone for smartphones, its performance has not been exactly stellar either
The rivalry between LG and Samsung are expected to come to a head once more as the two Korean display and device manufacturers race to put out a smartphone with a curved display. LG is now tipped to be ready for its own reveal this month, matching Samsung’s own expected curved Galaxy Note 3 announcement
After just having announced the revamped PadFone Infinity earlier this week, ASUS is already making waves about what it has in store.
China is a big deal, not just for Apple, but the most populated country on Earth also enjoys the largest mobile phone market as well. With the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c , Apple will for the first time have a device that is properly compatible with China Mobile, and a report out of China (translated) suggests why this is a very big deal for Apple: Up to now, China Mobile iPhone users in the network has reached 42 million, which has exceeded the U.S.