by Joe Levi | July 17, 2014 2:32 PM
Out of the box Android wear can do a lot of amazing things (although, as we mentioned in our review, it's still somewhat buggy and inconsistent). We've all seen the commercials showing you how Android Wear can set a reminder or even hail a cab. While those are certainly noteworthy, there are some even cooler things that your Android-powered wristwatch can do today. There are a few ways you can add features and functionality to your Android Wear smartwatch, regardless of who makes it. Both methods start with grabbing some apps from the Play Store, and one is super-charged through an ...
by Stephen Schenck | April 17, 2014 11:36 AM
Between the release of more efficient SoCs, the deployment of wireless charging technology, the arrival of shaped batteries that better conform to our phones' curves, and the trend away from super-thin phones at all costs, smartphone battery life has generally been doing pretty well lately. But this industry is hardly one to leave well enough alone, and there's always someone wondering if they can't manage to do things a little better. To that end, Phillips has just released an Android model that blows away our expectations, packing a battery that eclipses even those on many tablets. The ...
by Stephen Schenck | July 18, 2013 7:21 PM
It has been a seriously long time since we talked about a Philips smartphone. They popped up occasionally back in the Windows Mobile days, but lately all that's crossed our path has been the odd Android-based media player. In any case, Philips is back on our minds tonight, as we hear about a smartphone with some crazy good standby life. Plenty of us use our phones so much that daily charging is an inevitability. For lighter users, however, the ability for a phone to keep its charge for days and days at a time can be much more important. High capacity models like the Motorola Droid RAZR ...
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