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Toyota Concept Car

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Toyota unveiled a brand new concept car on Monday, ahead of the upcoming Tokyo auto show, called the Fun-Vii. Toyota’s president Akio Toyoda called the car “a smartphone on four wheels.” The car appears to feature large screens on the sides, which can be used for interaction … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Future Tech, Phones

Researchers at the University of Michigan have figured out a method of putting phones into a new sleep mode that could increase battery life by up to 54 percent. The “subconcious mode” concept as they call it, uses a new method called E-MiLi, which stands for Energy-Minimizing Idle Listening. This … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Future Tech, Phones

Although it was already leaked a few weeks ago, Samsung has now officially announced the Samsung Galaxy R. The new smartphone is cheaper version of the high-end Galaxy S II, with a slightly downgraded screen (from an AMOLED to LCD) and camera (8 megapixels down to 5 megapixels), but features … [Read More]

Categories: News, Phones

Apple has knocked off Nokia from the top-spot to become the world’s biggest smartphone maker.  The company also managed to stave off competition from Samsung, who also passed Nokia in smartphone market share. Apple accounted for 18.5% of global smartphone shipments, followed closely by Samsung with 17.5% of global shipments, … [Read More]

Categories: Apple, News, Phones