Cars are slowly but surely merging, technologically speaking, with the smartphone in our pocket. Functionality is often repeated, from cellular connectivity to Spotify integration, and some infotainment touchscreens even show versions of the same software that runs on our phones. The car and the smartphone are becoming one. The relationship between car brands and smartphone makers is a long one, but before in-car tech caught up with mobile tech, the two worked together in a different way — by co-branding products. What have the results been like? Well, for the most part, we’re going to it’s a checkered past. Don’t believe us? Settle down while we explain. Land Rover The first name on our list perfectly encapsulates how car brands getting involved with smartphones can go well, and badly. Early on, the Land Rover name was used on rugged phones like the S1. They were phones for the Land Rover Defender owner, who needed a phone that still worked after it had … [Read more...] about Car-branded phones need to make a U-turn if they ever want to impress
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posted on 23 May 2014, 19:19 13 1. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014) Why does Verizon insist on putting their hideous logos all over their phones... Ruins the sexiness... posted on 23 May 2014, 20:17 3 9. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013) Verizon phone posted on 23 May 2014, 20:41 3 11. KParks23 (Posts: 687; Member since: 13 Oct 2010) Apparently Verizon thinks for some reason people will see these logos on the phone and switch carriers or something I'm completely dumbfounded as to the point of these logos everywhere. posted on 23 May 2014, 21:00 2 14. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013) Lg don't have to worry about logo, we will see bezel free lg phones, Soon... posted on 23 May 2014, 21:42 3 17. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014) Don't worry, that won't stop Verizon and their logos... 19. refillable (Posts: 1071; Member since: 10 Mar 2014) Yep, I don't like it at all... I Prefer … [Read more...] about Comments for : Verizon branded LG G3 press render surfaces, logos abound
0. phoneArena posted on 12 Feb 2014, 09:27 Yup, you read the headline correctly, and no, the figure mentioned there isn't in Zimbabwean dollars. The world's most expensive smartphone does cost over $16.5 million and it is a unique, hand-crafted piece of bling. What you see pictured is the iPhone 5 Black Diamond edition by Stuart Hughes. If you're wondering where the luxury handset got its name from, just take a look at its home button. The key has been replaced with a 26-carat flawless black deep cut diamond. This, however, is just one of the hundreds of gems covering the phone's surface... This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here posted on 12 Feb 2014, 09:30 18 1. Insignificant (Posts: 192; Member since: 22 Sep 2012) If I paid 100s of thousands more for then the normal price of an Apple product, I'd at least hope the Apple logo would be removed... posted on 12 Feb 2014, 11:43 3 23. androtaku (Posts: 243; Member since: 12 Dec 2013) there … [Read more...] about Comments for : Did you know that the world’s most expensive smartphone costs over $16.5 million?
posted on 07 Nov 2016, 04:30 0 1. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2627; Member since: 01 Sep 2014) Hell naw!!! posted on 07 Nov 2016, 07:18 4 12. yann (Posts: 503; Member since: 15 Jul 2010) Actually, 21% is impressive result for such expensive device. It is not produced as mass device. Even the half of this percentage to buy it is enough. posted on 07 Nov 2016, 04:37 0 2. monoke (Posts: 863; Member since: 14 Mar 2015) With that pointless subtle curve screen that will create even more glare and distortion than the s7 edge, and with the rediculously huge pompous front logo and price, how bout hell to the NO!! posted on 07 Nov 2016, 04:43 0 3. monoke (Posts: 863; Member since: 14 Mar 2015) And this coming from a Porsche 997 turbo lover too. lol. posted on 07 Nov 2016, 04:56 0 4. maherk (Posts: 5527; Member since: 10 Feb 2012) If they dropped the price a bit, and worked on their extremely camera slow focus and shutter speed, especially indoors, then yes, I … [Read more...] about Comments for : Poll results: Would you buy an expensive limited edition phone like the Porsche Design Mate 9?
posted on 12 May 2015, 03:09 27 1. maherk (Posts: 5508; Member since: 10 Feb 2012) It has nothing to do with the product, it is all about the politics. posted on 12 May 2015, 03:16 6 3. Kruze (Posts: 1285; Member since: 30 Dec 2014) These people who don't buy the product just because of the politics are just plain dumb. But this kind of politics hatred thing will go away soon, just like Sony in China. posted on 12 May 2015, 04:43 5 49. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013) not really. it's just a demonstration of their nationalism. you'd be dumber if you continue supporting your perceived enemies by buying their products. posted on 12 May 2015, 03:54 6 18. amasog (Posts: 527; Member since: 22 Aug 2013) if samsung galaxy is selling,, its all about the product. if its not, it has something to do with politics.. posted on 12 May 2015, 03:58 26 20. AppleCultist (banned) (Posts: 335; Member since: 18 Feb 2015) So what other reason could … [Read more...] about Comments for : Samsung removed its logo from the Galaxy S6 in Japan, but that didn’t help