Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with Curved Display

Posted in SmartPhones by Darrin Olson on September 3rd, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note EdgeSamsung announced on Wednesday the Galaxy Note Edge, the companies latest release of the Galaxy Note smartphones. The un-missable feature with the Note Edge – the screen is bent on one side to make use of the edge of the phone as part of the interactive display.

Although there is one single continuous piece of glass as the display, the side bar interactions happen independently of the rest of the display to help with navigation and display side-note information. Samsung has some unique apps that take advantage of the curved side with a matching game, camera controls and date/time information when the phone is in standby.

Entourage launches Pocket eDGe dual-touchscreen tablet

Posted in ebooks by Conner Flynn on October 31st, 2010

Entourage has launched its Pocket eDGE dual touchscreen tablet, which incorporates a monochrome 6-inch Wacom Penabled E ink panel on the left and a 7-inch color resistive touchscreen display on the right. It’s running Android 1.6 as well as Embedded Linux and the trackball on the right has now been replaced by an optical touchpad.

The Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g enabled device includes 3GB of on-board storage, a 2-megapixel camera capable of capturing video, a USB port, and a microSD slot. It comes pre-loaded with apps including a web browser, Documents to Go, email, journal, music player, notepad, camera, camcorder, audio recorder, calculator, calendar, contacts, dictionary, file explorer, You Tube, and a reader app.

BlackBerry Curve 8520 gets reviewed

Posted in Curve by Conner Flynn on May 4th, 2009

BlackBerry Curve 8520 gets reviewedIf you’ve been in suspense and can’t wait to find out more about that BlackBerry Curve 8520 with the optical trackball in place of the spinner, the folks over at CrackBerry have posted a pre-release review. Overall, it’s a pretty nice phone, and the optical trackball works well. The hardware is well put together and the OS runs smoothly.

Is it as cool as the Curve 8900? Not really. The design in general has been updated, but things like the screen, battery, and camera are from the Curve 8300. What gives? It is EDGE-only and may turn out to be a pay-as-you-go phone. We’ll see

Sony Ericsson T707

Posted in Sony Ericsson by Conner Flynn on March 26th, 2009

Sony Ericsson T707 to be endorsed by Maria SharapovaThe Sony Ericsson T707 is finally out and about and comes packed with cool light effects and gesture controls. The phone lights up when you get a call and you can personalize the light settings to each of your friends, so you know whose calling.

The T707 features a 2.2-inch, 262k color TFT (240×320 pixels) scratch-resistant display, 3.2 megapixel camera with 3.2x digital zoom, geo tagging, video recording and video light, media player with MP3/AAc support, stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, Exchange ActiveSync and Google Maps.

Lenovo X1 heads for China

Posted in Lenovo by Conner Flynn on March 23rd, 2009

Lenovo X1 heads for ChinaLenovo unveiled its new mobile phone, named the X1. The X1 is a 3.2-inch WQVGA display, slide-out phone which uses Tri-Band and EDGE networks. Some other features are built-in GPS and a MicroSD slot for memory expansion.

As far as dimensions, the phone is a close match for the iPhone. The new X1 has a sleek look with a feather touch interface on the front panel and smooth edges. It’s a shame this phone will only be available in China for the moment.

EDGE Tech offering 32GB USB flash drive

Posted in EDGE Tech,USB Flash Drives by Nino Marchetti on October 16th, 2007

EDGE Tech 32GB DiskGO Flash DriveEDGE Tech is out today with a large capacity USB flash drive. The new EDGE Tech 32GB DiskGO Flash Drive is priced at around $400.

The EDGE Tech 32GB DiskGO Flash Drive is capable, according to EDGE Tech, of storing more than 21,000 pictures, 32 hours of video, 8,000 songs, or 320,000 documents. This USB drive is capable of a transfer rate upwards of 480Mb/second and comes with a preview version of some encryption software.