We have featured a number of iPhone add-ons, but the most creative will always come from certain individuals, who unfortunately, don’t always have the financial backing of a big company. A new project has appeared on KickStarter called the Orbit, which was designed by San Francisco Bay designers Joe Molinari and Jon Norton. It is a simple device that enables users...

In a conference with RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky, Apple’s Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer and Chief Technology Officer Tim Cook hinted the company’s intent of entering the low-end smartphone market. They said that the company is aiming to provide a “killer” experience in the budget smartphone category. Rumor has it that Apple...

HTC has announced that its new HTC EVO 3D smartphone will be launched in September, two months later than the phone’s planned July release. The Taiwan-based tech company confirmed to tech site Slashgear that the European version of the EVO 3D smartphone will arrive two months after it was expected. HTC gave no reason why the phone’s release was delayed and...

Rumors are suggesting that Samsung is currently working on a new Android-based Galaxy 3D smartphone to compete with the likes of the LG Optimus 3D and the HTC EVO 3D. According to Korean website ETNews, the Samsung Galaxy 3D will be featuring a few upgrades, like dual 8-megapixel cameras to allow users to shoot 3D content. Users can also connect the smartphone to 3D ready...

Nokia lost its crown as the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world to its rival Apple, as reported by the Financial Times. The rapid growth of Apple paired with Nokia’s drop in shipments allowed the Cupertino-based company to turn a 5.5 million deficit during the first quarter of 2011 into a 3.6 million lead in the second quarter. According to the Financial...

A few weeks ago, rumors of Google’s next smartphone, the Nexus III, surfaced, and now a smartphone concept design based on the rumored phone appeared. Designer Leonardo Ferraz created an incredible design for the Google Nexus III smartphone, a quad-core smartphone that runs on Android 2.4 Ice Cream sandwich. The device sports a 4.5 inch display and has a resolution...

Research In Motion (RIM) executives received tough questions from its investors during its annual meeting on July 12, with RIM co-CEO Mike Lazardis insisting that the new BlackBerry devices will help the company triumph in the competitive smartphone environment. According to The Guardian, RIM said that it will release seven new BlackBerry smartphones running its new BlackBerry...

While touchscreen devices such as the iPhone and the iPad have proven to be extremely popular gaming devices, other games that require directional input are difficult to play and it is easy to lose track of the touch screen’s control pads. The JOYSTICK-IT Arcade Stick is a simple accessory that can solve this problem. It is installed by sticking it over the onscreen...

Although 500,00 new Android devices are being activated per day, research company Nielsen reports that Android phone sales in the U.S. have flattened over the past three months. The research firm said that from March to May 2011, 55 percent of new phones purchased were smartphones, pushing past feature cellphones for the first time. From March to May 2010, 34 percent of...

The Samsung Galaxy S II has beaten Apple’s iPhone 4 to become United Kingdom’s most popular smartphone again. For the second month, Samsung’s Galaxy S II has remained the most popular phone in the UK as the Android OS continues to dominate the smartphone market. In a survey carried out by uSwitch, Samsung’s 1.2 GHz dual-core smartphone has been...