Mobile Phones

Tim Cook talks iPhone 6 and changing Apple’s focus

Tim Cook AppleTim Cook took part in an interesting interview with Bloomberg Business, where he talks about the latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus release, the way they have changed Apple since the death of his predecessor, and more.

When Steve Jobs passed, everyone knew that Cook would take the reigns. But there was a lot of speculation about how that would change the company, and what aspects of the brand image might shift under the influence of a new mind.

The truth is, Jobs was sick for awhile before he passed. So Cook was already well involved in running things, and the collaborative nature of the company encouraged more than the vision of a single man.

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Apple introduces much anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus SmartPhones

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 PlusToday, Apple has officially entered into a new stage as they announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, two new Smartphones that will feature a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch display.

The iPhone was what many people were expecting: a larger display, yet thinner and lighter body, and keep their amazing Retina HD screen technology. It also had a higher resolution, likely in response to Samsung’s insane res boosting with every new device.

But the iPhone 6 Plus was a bit of a surprise. It isn’t a shock that Apple decided to go into the phablet market, just that it seemed like it would have been with the iPhone 6. While the primary flagship device does come with a larger screen at 4.7″, the Plus boasts a full 5.5″. That is quite a jump.

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Meet the new Motorola Moto X Smartphone and Moto 360 SmartWatch

Motorola Moto X 2014In a week, where IFA 2014 was the main topic, Motorola went further and decided to surprise everybody with the release of the new Moto X Smartphone, Moto 360 SmartWatch and a very cool wireless earbud called Moto Hint.

First stop, Moto X (2014). Motorola decided to continue with the same Moto X name and also the same feel and look, but with a bigger size and some cool improvements. If last year the Moto X version was cool and introduced the concept of design your own smartphone, now they even added leather or metal design variants. In terms of features the new Moto X smartphone comes with a higher resolution screen, a 4K capable camera and faster processor, but that’s not all.

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HTC releases heavy hitting Desire 820 smartphone

HTC Desire 820The new Desire 820 smartphone from HTC is making waves thanks to an advanced bit of hardware that puts it beyond most high end models.

HTC had experienced a lot of up and downs when it comes to their products. Some of their devices have tested well and gained their supporters, but they never quite manage to claw their way over other brands, in spite of having some pretty good smartphones.

Now they might have broken free of that curse. The Desire 820 will be the first to feature  Qualcomm’s Octacore Snapdragon 615 1 and 1.5 Ghz processing chips.

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Is the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge showing a new trend with curved displays?

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge CurvedSamsung showed off its two new flagship phones at IFA yesterday. But does the design of the Galaxy Edge show the wave of the future?

This is not the first time a curved display have been released. But the unique display of the Galaxy Edge might just be an example of doing things the right way.

More than just an opportunity to look different, as so many others have tried, the curved screen actually serves a purpose.

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Sony unveiled Xperia Z3 line at IFA 2014

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 CompactIt was a big day for Sony at IFA in Berlin. During the largest tech conference in Europe, the company unveiled their latest line of Xperia Z3 devices, including two smartphones and a tablet.

Sony has always struggled to break into the mobile market, though not for lack of trying. Better known at this stage for their Playstation consoles, they have been attempting to crawl their way into the growing mobile industry for years.

While there have been attempts before, this might just be their breakthrough flagship attempt.

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Samsung introduces the Galaxy Note 4 at IFA 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4As part of the IFA 2014 show in Berlin, Samsung has introduced the world to one of their biggest releases of the year, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Part of the wider Galaxy series, this is the latest phablet to hit shelves from the Samsung brand. It features a much larger screen, to enhance the viewing experience of the video streaming the device is relying on as a major selling point.

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