by Michael Fisher | November 28, 2012 5:37 PM
1080p displays. On smartphones. I never thought I'd see the day, but it's here. Call the front desk; I'm checking out. No but, for real: around these parts, the notion of full-HD resolution -1920 x 1080- on a smartphone screen has for months prompted a range of reactions, from skepticism to disbelief to glee. Listeners of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast can sometimes hear that entire range in one sitting: pixel-density enthusiast Brandon Miniman is keen on the absurdly high-density panels, while I often profess not to be able to tell the difference. Anton D. Nagy, Joe Levi, or Jaime ...
by Michael Fisher | June 11, 2012 9:30 AM
I've been carrying the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III for about a week. In that short time, I've found its endurance to be on the high side of average, for an Android smartphone. It's done better than my LTE Galaxy Nexus -everything does, after all- but doesn't quite live up to the performance of AT&T's HTC One X I tested a few weeks back. Your experience, as always, may not be identical to mine. No matter how well or poorly a smartphone does on the old endurance test, though, everyone seems to agree that you can never have enough power. There's the usual array of ...
by Michael Fisher | May 14, 2012 3:22 PM
I’ve said before that I think the companies that provide the widest array of choice are the ones most likely to be successful (right behind the companies that make all your choices for you, of course). That’s because a lot of people like the freedom and convenience that a wide range of choice provides, whether it be car colors, TV sizes, or brands of dishwashing detergent. It’s good to give people options. When it comes to mobile phones, one of the most important facets of the user experience is battery life. Since battery technology consistently lags behind other areas of ...
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