Apple Had Considered iPhone Design With Physical Keyboard

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Before the launch of the original iPhone in the summer of 2007, Apple had at one point in the design stages of its flagship and debut smartphone considered a physical keyboard for the iOS–at the time it was called the iPhone OS–smartphone. Revelation of the physical keyboard design consideration was revealed by famed iPod and […]

HTC to Ditch Physical QWERTY Keyboards on Smartphones in Favor of Thin Design

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As part of the company’s re-design and new mantra, thin is very in at HTC. After having announced that the company will be designing its future smartphone lineup to feature slim profiles, HTC had also announced that it would be abandoning physical QWERTY keyboards on its smartphones. While the news makes sense given Android’s and Windows […]

iPad Keyboard Case Buying Guide

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After reviewing six new iPad keyboard cases and solutions, we wanted to shares the best iPad accessories to increase productivity on the iPad. These iPad keyboard cases are perfect for users who bristle at using the onscreen keyboard for anything more than short Facebook posts. From cases that protect the iPad to minimalist keyboard only outfits, we have a […]

Kensington KeyFolio Pro 2 Review: Excellent New iPad Keyboard Case

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With the right accessories, the iPad is a great productivity tool. I discovered just how much work I could do on the iPad while I reviewed the Kensington KeyFolio Pro 2 Keyboard Case for new iPad. I’ve had iPad keyboard cases before, but the KeyFolio Pro 2 has a unique feature that drastically enhances the […]

Ultra-Thin Archos G10 X5 Android Tablet to Challenge Transformer Pad

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Archos may have a winner on its hand with the G10 X5 Android slate, which the company is now teasing in some blurry videos depicting a tablet with a thin steel frame and convertible design with a keyboard dock. The Archos G10 is aiming squarely at rival Asus’s Transformer Pad series tablets. If priced–and aggressively […]

Droid 4 in for Review: Photos and Impressions

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The Droid 4 is Motorola’s latest entry into the smartphone arena, bringing 4G LTE to the legendary Droid lineup and a keyboard that blows the competition out of the water. You can’t buy the Droid 4 until Friday, but Verizon has hooked us up with the Droid 4 early and I am already working on […]

iPad’s Split Keyboard Has Hidden Buttons

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The iPad’s split keyboard is a little more flexible than it appears. Tap in the blank area immediately next to each half of the keyboard and you’ll see letters from the other side of the screen appear. The hidden keys allow iPad typists to eek out three more letters per thumb. Why does this matter? […]

Review: 10 Reasons the Galaxy Nexus is Better Than the iPhone 4S

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The best Android phones are arguably the Nexus devices which get special treatment from Google. These phones have the latest software, the best features and often the best looks. The Galaxy Nexus continues this tradition on Verizon’s fast 4G LTE network, bringing an HD display and Android 4.0 to the table. Read: Galaxy Nexus Review […]

Verizon Motorola Droid 4 Accessories Leak Ahead of Launch

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Verizon’s Droid 4 leaks get better every time. After an anticipated, yet still unofficial, launch date of December 8, we are now seeing some of the compatible accessories that will be available for this Webtop-enabled smartphone. The first accessory is a Lapdock 100, which is a more compact and lighter accessory that converts your smartphone […]

Sprint Gearing Up to Release Inexpensive Android QWERTY Messaging Phone

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Sprint, which now has a number of Android messaging phones with a physical hardware keyboard, is getting ready to release an inexpensive addition according to a leak called the Sprint Express. The new phone, which so far remains unbranded so its manufacturer is currently unknown, will cost around $20 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and a […]

Ice Cream Sandwich Comes With Native Keyboard Themes

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich may open the doors to even further customizing the software keyboard on your smartphone with native keyboard theme capabilities. Right now, the guys over at Android Central were able to load Android 4.0 on their Nexus S and discovered that there are 6 pre-loaded themes that offer varying degree of […]

MacBook-esque Laptop Dock for Transformer Prime Spotted

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Though Asus had flashed the new, second-generation Eee Pad Transformer, called the Transformer Prime, earlier this month in Asia on stage at AsiaD, we are now finally seeing photos of the tablet’s laptop dock up close. The Laptop Dock borrows its visual cues from the company’s new Zenbook ultrabook notebook, with an aluminum colored shell […]

T-Mobile Announces Dual-Screen LG DoublePlay Smartphone

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Following the leak of an extensive and detailed lineup, T-Mobile USA has finally gotten around to announce the LG DoublePlay Android smartphone. The DoublePlay is a dual-screen smartphone with a split keyboard that will most likely appeal to a younger, text-centric demographic and will be a nice addition to the Samsung-made Sidekick 4G on the […]

T-Mobile Finally Announces myTouch, myTouch Q by LG

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After numerous leaks, T-Mobile finally announces its own self-branded T-Mobile myTouch and T-Mobile myTouch Q Android smartphones, both of which are manufactured by LG. The new additions brings LG as a partner into the myTouch product line following T-Mobile’s prior collaboration with HTC for the higher-end myTouch devices featuring more enhanced specs. According to the […]

T-Mobile Outs LG-Made myTouch Android Phones as Coming Soon

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LG’s leaked and rumored myTouch smartphones for T-Mobile USA have now been spotted on T-Mobile’s website as coming soon ahead of an official announcement of the devices. The Korean smartphone manufacturer will be releasing two new myTouch additions, joining rival HTC in making phones for that product line, with one model sporting a landscape-oriented sliding […]

Stratosphere Accessories Arrive at Verizon Store, Launch Imminent?

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A number of accessories for the un-announced 4G LTE-capable Samsung Stratosphere for Verizon Wireless have begun to arrive at the carrier’s stores, suggesting that a launch date may be close. It is expected that the mid-range Android smartphone, which boasts a sliding keyboard in landscape orientation similar to Sprint’s Epic 4G launched about a year […]

What is iOS 5 Missing?

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On October 4th Apple is holding an iPhone event where we expect to learn more about the next iPhone. Apple is also expected to announce an iOS 5 release date and share more details about the software which will come to most iPhones on or around October 12th. While details are still fuzzy on the iPhone 5, […]