Mobile devices en Shop Like Michael Jackson With This App <div class="field-byline"> Pavel Alpeyev | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Primo's app lets users skip the checkout line by using their smartphones. A scan of a QR code instantly completes a purchase. The eight-person startup is betting that businesses will sign up for the service.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile devices Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:51:00 +0000 82551 at Bloomberg Fitbit Buys Software Assets From Smartwatch Startup Pebble <div class="field-byline"> Mark Gurman and Olivia Zaleski | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fitbit Inc., the fitness band maker, has acquired software assets from struggling smartwatch startup Pebble Technology Corp., a move that will help it better compete with Apple Inc..</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple Apple Watch FitBit pebble smartwatch Mobile devices Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:55:00 +0000 80741 at Nokia’s Path to Smartphone Glory Relies on Dumb Phones and Love <div class="field-byline"> Niclas Rolander | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nokia smartphones will make a comeback next year, and the current owners of the Finnish brand are betting that the connection it built with billions of consumers during a decade of dominance hasn’t been broken.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nokia Mobile devices Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:01:00 +0000 80581 at Bloomberg Shopping for a Geek? A Practical, Non-Hipster Tech Gift Guide <div class="field-byline"> Ian King | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're looking for a collection of trendy gizmos that go well with a pair of Chuck Taylors and a plaid shirt, this isn't it. Our tech gift guide emphasizes practicality, price and specs over style. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile devices Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:38:00 +0000 80451 at BlackBerry, Inventor of ‘Crackberry,’ Stops Making Phones <div class="node-body article-body">It’s official. BlackBerry Ltd., the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the “crackberry,” has stopped making its iconic handsets.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BlackBerry mobile devices Mobile devices Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:44:00 +0000 78971 at Bloomberg How To: Make Project Fi Your Wireless And Voice Service When Traveling <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After two weeks in Europe with <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Project Fi</a></strong>, I don&rsquo;t want to turn the service off.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android Project Fi Wireless Internet Access Mobile devices Wed, 10 Aug 2016 01:37:00 +0000 77081 at LenovoWorld 2016: Hands On With The PHAB2 Pro <div class="node-body article-body">Sure, the augmented reality features are fun, but does a phone really need to be so big.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lenovo PHAB2 Pro smartphone Mobile devices Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:22:00 +0000 74061 at Analysis: The Computing Landscape According to Lenovo <div class="node-body article-body">People sitting in the audience during the Lenovo keynote on Thursday morning got a roadmap for what one company is betting on for its future: A post-PC environment where powerful and sophisticated technology is mixed and matched like so many techno-Legos. Oh - and add a healthy dose of augmented reality (AR) into the experience too.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moto X PHAB2 ThinkPad X1 tablet Mobile devices Fri, 10 Jun 2016 01:20:00 +0000 74051 at Introducing Lenovo's Tango-enabled Smartphones, the PHAB2 Line <div class="node-body article-body">Today, Lenovo unveiled a new line of mobile phones designed specifically for augmented-reality applications and user experiences. The PHAB2 line has three models, and each comes equipped with Tango technology -- a set of sensors and software from Google that senses the phone's motions through physical space. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lenovo mobile phones PHAB2 virtual reality Mobile devices Thu, 09 Jun 2016 15:30:00 +0000 74011 at Bendable Smartphones Are Coming <div class="field-byline"> David Ramli | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The phones, which will sell for about 5,000 yuan ($765) apiece, are designed to be rolled into a bracelet and worn on the wrist. The touchscreens work when curled up, or can be unfurled into rectangles to use just like any other smartphone.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> mobile phones Mobile devices Tue, 24 May 2016 20:03:00 +0000 73221 at Bloomberg Media