The foldable Samsung Galaxy X – coming soon-ish – an annotated infographic

Samsung has begun mass production of the world’s first foldable smartphone: the Galaxy X. The device will open up to show two internal screens butted close together, forming a tablet-sized computer. The idea of a foldable smartphone has been rumoured for some time and a series of leaks emerging from Asia has fuelled internet speculation about the much-delayed project. The Galaxy X is tipped to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, in February 2019. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading The foldable Samsung Galaxy X – coming soon-ish – an annotated infographic

#SnapchatSpectacles go on sale in UK – an annotated infographic

Snap Inc., the creators of the Snapchat messaging service, has begun selling its famous sunglasses in Europe which can record short video clips. They’re hoping for success where Goggle failed with its own video glasses, Google Glass – roundly lambasted and eventually discontinued in 2015. E&T reported on the Snapchat Spectacles UK launch earlier today. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading #SnapchatSpectacles go on sale in UK – an annotated infographic

Phablets abound at CES 2013 – an annotated graphic

If there’s anything more exciting than new gadgets, it’s the new words our fine friends in the marketing and advertising industries invent in order to pimp them out to the masses and hopefully persuade the more gullible amongst us to open their wallets. Again. Enter the word “phablet”. What is a phablet? A big smartphone. Or more simply, a mobile phone that’s too big simultaneously for your hand, your head and any of your coat pockets. These trends come in cycles, don’t they? We’re old enough to remember the heady days at the turn of the 21st century when the … Continue reading Phablets abound at CES 2013 – an annotated graphic