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Phones and Mobile Devices

Turn Any Flat Surface Into A Virtual Laser Keyboard

Running out of space on your table top? Now you can turn any flat surface into a full size keyboard for use with your mobile devices. Floors, shelves, upside-down storage bins, counter-tops, appliance tops. No surface is safe from your nimble fingers. 

Windows Phone 8X By HTC Makes Microsoft More Attractive

The Windows Phone 8X By HTC is a sleek, high-performing device that might be one of the best Windows phones on the market.

Technologies Come To The Help Of Boston Blast Victims

While first respondents were on the scene after the Boston blasts, individuals, companies and organizations used technology to try and assist those in need.

Are Netbooks Dying?

Is the end of the netbook era coming in the very near future? At least one research company is willing to bet that it is. One research firm of note is betting that the netbook is going to be a dead production line to be gone by the end of 2015, with no new units shipping.

FireWood Faux Fireplace For Smartphones Adds Heat To The Beat

Have smartphone and fireplace, will travel! The FireWood portable personal fireplace runs off your smartphone, adjusts its light when blown on and pulsates to the beat of music played on your phone or MP3 player.

Smart Beam Projector Screens Video Content For All To See

The ultra-lightweight Smart Beam projector from Taro Matsumura of VIVA Japan is one part old-fashioned movie projector and one part Star Wars holographic display, designed for portability inside a stylish 4.5cm aluminum cube.

Top 3 Best Watch Phones

Dick Tracy never had it this good. These watches not only let you communicate, but you can take pictures, listen to the radio, watch videos, and more. Check out the specs on three of the highest rated watch phones available.

Facebook Hits A Homer, While G+ Strikes Out? [Videos] [Updated]

When Facebook rounds 3rd base for a home run On April 12th -- with it's new Android app called "Home" --  one has to wonder if Google missed a golden opportunity? With a stock uptick of 3% as a result of this announcement, the new FB app is boasting its functionality to turn any compatible Android phone into a socially-smart Facebook phone.

Lomography Announces LomoScanner App For iPhone

The first version of the free LomoScanner App is now available for download in the iTunes App Store. Designed to be used with the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner, the LomoScanner App allows you to scan 35mm film with your smartphone.

Two Inventions Get FTC Prize To STOP Robocalls!

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) may not receive many robocalls, but it gets more than 200,000 complaints about the buggers every month. It finally decided last fall to issue a challenge to the public to see who could come up with a way to stop the marketing calls before they reach your ringer.  The Robocall Challenge winners, announced April 2, 2013, were not the most inventive invectives, but the most likely-to-be-effective technologies invented separately by software developer Aaron Foss and computer engineer Serdar Danis.

Most Inventors Are Iterators

First world problems are things that may help our lives by making tasks slightly annoying, but which do nothing to help worldwide problems. A recent opinion piece compares inventors to iterators.

iEqualizer iPhone 5 Hard Case Puts A New Shine On Your Apple

Hear the beat, see the beat, BE the beat! The “iEqualizer” is a battery-powered hard case for the iPhone 5 that displays a luminescent rainbow-colored bar graph cued by the music you're listening to.

Top 10 Best Photo Apps For Your Android Device

Take a look at ten of the best applications available for your Android phone or tablet. Here you'll find image editors, organizers and other excelent tools for the mobile photographer.  

App Goes Viral For The Wrong Reason

When an iPhone app creator discovered it went viral in Brazil, he was shocked to find out that it was for a very peculiar reason. As it turns out, the name of the app had everything it took for it to become famous.

Get Cranky To Charge Up Your Cell Phone

With the season of outdoor back-to-nature adventures and severe weather on the way you want to keep your cell phone handy. Though it won't be very handy if the battery runs out and there is no electrical power for miles. To make sure that you will always have power for your smartphone you can keep the Emergency Hand Crank Cell Phone Charger on hand.

Newman K1 Smartphone With Quad-Core CPU & 5-inch Screen To Be Priced Under $160

The new K1 smartphone from China's Newman offers users a wealth of advanced features including a 1.2Ghz quad-core MediaTek MTK6589 chipset, a 5-inch 720p display and front & rear cameras, all for under 1,000 yuan or $160.

Samsung Announces Galaxy S4

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S4 today, an upgraded model to its very popular S3 from last year. There are better specs, new software offerings, but a fairly similar looking handset case. The S4 will be out this coming April.

Finally! Hot Dogs So Comfortable You Can Stick Them In Your Ears

Have you always wanted to put hot dogs in your ears but couldn't find a good reason to do it? Or any reason to do it? Look no further. The reason to put hot dogs in your ears has arrived and is here now. Right now!

Bubble Wrap Case for iPhone 5 Puts Snap, Crackle & Pop In Your Pocket

Old & busted: Rice Krispies going “snap crackle & pop” in your cereal bowl. New hotness: An iPhone 5 going “snap crackle & pop” in your pocket! Yes indeed, the Bubble Wrap Case for iPhone 5 provides owners with the inexplicable joy of popping bubble wrap anytime, anywhere, repeatedly since the case's “bubbles” never actually burst.

Spice Up Your Safety - iPhone Pepper Spray Case

Keep your phones close, and your enemies farther. Style, security, and subtlety come together in the Pepper Spray Phone Case by Spraytect.