by Joe Levi | January 6, 2015 12:33 AM
Some phone makers have to scramble to combat the wave of people reporting its new models are bending... other manufactures embrace it as a feature! The latter being the case for LG's latest smartphone, announced at CES 2015, the G Flex 2 - and based on its spec sheet and our hands-on experience, it's already the best smartphone of 2015. Will it bend? When shopping for a new phone or tablet, we generally look at build quality as a major deciding factor. Bending is usually an indicator of sub-par workmanship, and whether consciously or not, products that bend quickly earn a "pass". ...
by Adam Doud | December 26, 2013 7:00 AM
Update: Y2K bug fixed. Poll is now open! Let’s take a trip, you and I. We’re going to hop into our DeLorean and head on back, not to 1955, but rather back to the future. I’m not really sure what year we’re going to go to, but it’ll be right down the block from fantasy land as well. There’s some funky times up ahead. Fasten your seat belts. We’re going to go to a time in which we can, as a consumer, own a smartphone with a screen that heals itself. It’s really not so crazy, but it would require a bit of tweaking to today’s technology. But first, let’s establish some ...
by Joe Levi | November 20, 2013 2:20 PM
Scratches. I hate scratches! I hate them on my screen. I hate them on my case. I hate scratches! To help combat scratches on screens we have devices with Gorilla Glass and oleophobic coatings, but the backs of our phones and tablets seem to get nicked, marred, scratched, even gouged, and the only thing we can do is put them in some sort of protective case. Why can't there be a self healing phone? I was first introduced to self-healing materials when I saw an educational program about a gas tank that can literally repair itself when it's punctured. How good is it? It was developed for ...
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