Samsung shows off ‘unbreakable’ phone display

Samsung shows off ‘unbreakable’ phone display
Mobile phone maker Samsung has demonstrated a new flexible OLED display that it claims is practically unbreakable, which could be great news for anyone who's ever dropped their handset and seen the display shatter into a cobweb of cracks.The OLED panel, designed by Samsung Display, features an unbreakable substrate and an overlay window securely adhered to it. This differs from current-generation flexible display products, which…

Sony unveils world’s highest-quality smartphone camera sensor

Sony unveils world’s highest-quality smartphone camera sensor
A high-quality camera is one of the most important specs for many people when looking for a smartphone, and for several years, Sony's range has offered some of the best handsets available for photography.The Japanese company's offerings could be set to get even better in the near future, as it has just unveiled what it claims to be the industry's highest-resolution sensor designed specifically for…

Samsung unveils new and improved smartphone camera tech

Samsung unveils new and improved smartphone camera tech
With photography now firmly enshrined as one of the core pillars of the smartphone experience, manufacturers are always looking for new ways of upping the ante and delivering higher-quality images than ever before.Now, Samsung is looking to raise its game even further with the launch of Isocell Plus, a new innovation in imaging technology that will allow future Samsung smartphone cameras to capture more light,…

Qualcomm launches improved chips to power affordable smartphones

Qualcomm launches improved chips to power affordable smartphones
Qualcomm isn't a brand name that most smartphone users would regard as instantly recognisable, but it's quietly become one of the sector's most important players, providing the Snapdragon processors and chipsets that power many of the most popular phones and tablets. As such, the launch of new additions to the Snapdragon range should be seen as a big deal for mobile users, as the platform…

New digital standard could allow smartphones to replace car keys in near future

New digital standard could allow smartphones to replace car keys in near future
Smartphone users have gotten accustomed to using their devices for an ever-increasing range of tasks, from making payments and watching movies to tracking their fitness and controlling their home heating systems. Now, a new digital standard has been introduced that will lay the foundations for smartphones to be used as an alternative to car keys in future, allowing drivers to lock, unlock, start the engine…

Auction moves 5G smartphones a step closer to reality

Auction moves 5G smartphones a step closer to reality
The advent of 5G mobile and smartphones has moved closer with the completion of the auction of the bandwidth for the next generation of mobile internet services. Regulator Ofcom said £1.36 billion was raised in the auction, which saw Vodafone, EE, O2 and Three all managing to secure the necessary bandwidth. Not only will access to the internet be generally faster on 5G, but Ofcom…

Could tomorrow’s iPhone look to yesteryear?

Could tomorrow’s iPhone look to yesteryear?
Technology in new smartphones has evolved at a blistering rate with features such as facial recognition, fingerprint sensors and virtual reality quickly becoming commonplace. The situation has reached a point now where consumers and the device manufacturers themselves are wondering where they go from here. Well, rather than developing entirely new ideas, the future could actually be the past after a report from Bloomberg suggested…