• Alcatel Idol 4S With Windows 10 VR

    Alcatel Idol 4S With Windows 10 VR

    Among its notable physical features, the Idol 4S has both back- and front-facing speakers on the top and bottom edges.The 4S is the first Windows phone with a VR focus and a headset comes included in the box.
  • Mediatek Dives Into Cars, Head-End First

    Mediatek Dives Into Cars, Head-End First

    First, it'll roll out some chips for infotainment and telematics solutions, the sort of in-dash and in-seat stuff you see in today's cars.Those will probably use Mediatek's low-cost, low-power smartphone chipsets, the kind of things we've been seeing in a lot of recent Android tablets and smartphones.
  • Facetune 2 (for iPhone)

    Facetune 2 (for iPhone)

    The company still offers the original Facetune app in the App Store for a $5.It's still a great app, but it lacks some of Facetune 2's coolest features, such as Relight and live face reshaping (more on these in bit).
  • Data Journalism: It's More Than Just Charts and Spreadsheets

    Data Journalism: It's More Than Just Charts and Spreadsheets

    Today we're going to talk about data journalism, the Internet of Things, and how Keefe monitored voter behavior in real time across the country.Then we invited people- Dan Costa: How did you get access to that data?
  • Coolpad's Conjr Smartphone Needs to Cool It With the Software

    Coolpad's Conjr Smartphone Needs to Cool It With the Software

    LAS VEGAS—I suspect we're going to be hearing a lot more about phone brand Coolpad pretty soon.The Coolpad Conjr, available for pre-order January 5 on Amazon, is the company's first foray into unlocked phones in the US.
  • LeEco's Phone Future May Lie With DirecTV

    LeEco's Phone Future May Lie With DirecTV

    That may change with the company's new DirecTV partnership, announced at the end of November.He demurred when asked if AT&T (DirecTV's owner) would sell the phones directly, though, saying instead that LeEco is expanding distribution and talking to multiple carriers.
  • Adorable Kuri Wants to Be Your Friend, Not Your Robot Overlord

    Adorable Kuri Wants to Be Your Friend, Not Your Robot Overlord

    A simple pat to Kuri's head was greeted with a robotic chirp, happy eyes, and a warm glow in his LED chest.You get the same response when you issue a command, which makes saying "Hey Kuri" infinitely more satisfying than saying "Hey Siri.
  • A Visual History of the iPhone

    A Visual History of the iPhone

    9, 2007, Apple's Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone at the MacWorld convention in San Francisco.It was promptly dubbed the "Jesus Phone" by a critical public who crucified it worshipped it like a gift from God itself.
  • The Alcatel A5 LED Is the Most Fun Phone at MWC

    The Alcatel A5 LED Is the Most Fun Phone at MWC

    BARCELONA—LG says "play more," but if you want to play around at Mobile World Congress this year, get hold of an Alcatel A5 LED.The first is a grid of colored LED lights, eight by four, that change color and behavior based on things happening on your phone.
  • Americans Don't Care About Nokia

    Americans Don't Care About Nokia

    The most talked-about brands of Mobile World Congress are almost entirely irrelevant to Americans.During the world's biggest mobile conference, everybody was super excited about the Nokia 3310.
  • 6 Intriguing Phones From MWC You Can't Buy

    6 Intriguing Phones From MWC You Can't Buy

    Mobile World Congress should be about phones you can buy, and for the most part, it was.But there were also quite a few very nice-looking, powerful phones that will never hit US shores.
  • 11 Reasons to Stop Looking at Your Phone

    11 Reasons to Stop Looking at Your Phone

    But it's true—mobile phones (and the data networks that have grown with them) have drastically reshaped the way we live in thousands of different ways.All of those things are gone thanks to the incredibly powerful networked computers we carry in our pockets.
  • ZTE Grand X 4

    ZTE Grand X 4

    99 ZTE Grand X 4 cuts back on internal storage and processing power, but still has a big 5.Compare Similar ProductsCompare ZTE Grand X Max 2 %displayPrice% LG X Power %displayPrice% LG Stylo 2 %displayPrice% ZTE Grand X 3 (Cricket Wireless) %displayPrice% Alcatel Idol 4S %displayPrice% Alcatel Streak %displayPrice% Design, Features, and Display The Grand X 4 doesn't stray far from last year's X 3 in terms of appearance.