Andy's fascination with mobile tech began in the 90s, at a time when SMS messages were considered cutting edge, but it would be a decade before he would put finger-to-keyboard as a technology writer. In the interim he wrote about travel, formulated strong opinions about films and owned a series of audacious cars.
MediaTek Labs is a new initiative from the processor manufacturer, and is designed to help developers and engineers bring their wearable tech dreams to life, all using the tiny Aster MediaTek chip and LinkIt software platform.
Apple's embarrassing flirtation with U2 and subsequent backlash only proves the obvious: Picking random celebrities to endorse phones and other gadgets is a recipe for disaster. Because as much as publications like TMZ suggest otherwise…
Sony has released the software development kit for its SmartEyeGlass project. Designed to take on Google Glass, the smart specs are still a prototype, but the first models should be sold to developers early next year.
Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in selected countries around the world today, and as we've come to expect, queues have formed outside any store selling the new hardware. Here's how the launch progressed during the day.
A Samsung representative has unofficially stated a new Tizen-based smartphone will launch in India this November. The phone could end up being in direct competition with the new Android One phones, provided it actually makes it on sale
ZTE has big plans for America, where it wants to double last year's smartphone sales, and eventually pass a resurgent LG for third place in the market. It intends to do this with a range of affordable, but premium style hardware.
BlackBerry and Porsche Design have announced their latest smartphone together. It's the P'9983, and while it's technically modeled on the existing BlackBerry Q10 QWERTY phone, the design is strikingly different.