Sharp's Adorable (and Pricey) Robot Smartphone on Sale Soon

Sharp's Adorable (and Pricey) Robot Smartphone on Sale Soon
The pocket-sized robot phone you've been waiting for arrives soon—in Japan. Sharp this week announced that its RoboHon device launches May 26, but it's pricey at just over $ 1,800. There's no word on whether the adorable accessory will arrives stateside.
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LeEco Le 2, Le 2 Pro, and Le Max 2 Smartphones Without 3.5mm Headphone Jack
China-based tech firm LeEco on Wednesday took the wraps off its three new next-generation smartphones at a launch event in China. Called the Le Max 2, Le 2, and Le 2 Pro, the smartphones are the successors to the Le Max, Le 1, and Le 1 Pro …
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Phone, Everlasting: What If Your Smartphone Never Got Old?
And she says smartphones do tend to feel old after about two years, though she argues they aren't too old for repairs until they're about four years old. "Over time you'll find a mismatch between your hardware and the current version of the software …
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Datawind CEO Questions Freedom251 Price; Planning to Launch Rs. 1500 Smartphone

Datawind CEO Questions Freedom251 Price; Planning to Launch Rs. 1500 Smartphone
Datawind, the maker of world's cheapest tablet PC, today questioned the Rs. 251 pricing of Ringing Bells' Freedom 251 smartphone, and said that the scheme will neither impact the company nor market players. "Every month, about two crore mobile phones …
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MWC 2016: What To Expect From The World's Biggest Smartphone Show
But 2016 is shaping up to be one of the busiest MWCs ever in terms of smartphone news, and we're just getting started. Over the next couple of days, you'll see big announcements from the likes of LG, Samsung, Alcatel, possibly Sony, maybe a few things …
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HTC Nexus 2016 Smartphone Release Rumored

HTC Nexus 2016 Smartphone Release Rumored
Google's impressive Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones are barely a few months old, but we're already starting to see rumors of two more Nexus smartphones for 2016. However, if a new and extremely early report is accurate, both could be made by HTC …
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LeTV Le Max Pro Brings Many Smartphone "Firsts" For 2016
LeTV, primarily a video content company from China that also makes its own TVs and more recently starting building smartphones as well, unveiled the Le Max Pro smartphone at CES with many technological “firsts” for 2016. The Le Max Pro isn't too …
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Top smartphone brands among South African IT professionals
MyBroadband's Q1 2016 Smartphone and Tablet survey revealed that Samsung is the most popular smartphone brand among South African IT professionals. The survey was completed by 1,788 respondents, most of whom were IT professionals, IT managers …
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LG K7 – LG Refocuses on the Entry-Level Smartphone Segment

LG K7 – LG Refocuses on the Entry-Level Smartphone Segment
Users may be slightly let down by the lack of a 720p screen. The 5-inch display on the LG K7 comes with a paltry 480 x 854 pixels, which renders the screen with a maximum of 196 PPI. These may be lower the normal smartphone standards of today, but …
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Agrex Smart grain dryers controlled by smartphone app
Agrex Smart grain dryers will be featured by Ryetec for the first time at the Lamma show, highlighting their fully automatic operation. This is determined by setting a target moisture content after which the machine goes through the filling, drying …
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ZEISS is Jumping Into the World of Smartphone Lens Accessories
Mounting the lenses to a smartphone will require a special device-specific ExoLens bracket that holds the phone on one side and the lens on the other. The machined aluminum bracket has a screw thread for the lens, a standard tripod mount, and a cold …
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