Innovation, News, Samsung

Samsung Display to demo 5.5-inch flexible screens at CES 2013

Samsung Flexible Display-1 According to CNET, Samsung Display, a spin-off from Samsung Electronics, is set to showcase a range of 5.5-inch flexible smartphone screens at CES 2013. The development of flexible screens is something that Gearburn has known about for some time, however this demo will be one of the rare occasions where the public would be able to experience these screens first-hand. The demo displays will offer 1280x720 HD resolution, at an impressive 276 PPI. Samsung Display have stated that these screens are ...

Geeky Gizmos, Mobile Phones, Tablets

15 gadgets to put under every geek’s Christmas tree

Firebox Bluetooth Gloves-1 What does every geek need for Christmas? No, not a boyfriend/girlfriend/inflatable love pillow. What they need are the most tricked-out gifts that tap directly into the geek vein. The list below is our pick of the most useful, desirable and plain kooky gadgets of 2012 that should be firmly squeezed into every nerd's Christmas stocking. TRAVEL 1. Pocketcell Rechargeable battery packs are getting more and more common but few are as slim, simple to use or quick to charge as Pocketcell. Sleek ...


Google Nexus 10 review: the budget tablet range gets a new big brother

nexus-10-product-image2 The Google Nexus 10 was only announced around a week ago but in many circles it had been anticipated since the announcement of the Nexus 7. After all, if Google was entering the tablet field directly then how could it resist the potentially very lucrative 10-inch market? And here we are, just a few short months after the Nexus 7's launch and Google is taking the fight to Apple, going head to head for tablet supremacy. It's not going to be an ...

News, Nokia, Tablets, Windows

Nokia rumoured to release Windows RT styled tablet at WMC 2013

Nokia Lumia 'Coffee Tab' Concept It appears rumours surrounding a Nokia branded 10-inch tablet running Windows RT have re(surface)d. Rumours had initially started doing the rounds back in May 2012. The Finnish manufacturer has teamed up with Qualcomm and Compal Electronics, resulting in a 10-inch Windows RT tablet according to Digi Times, who cite Taiwanese supply chain sources. This tablet is said to be making its official debut at the World Mobile Congress, held 25-28 February 2013 in Spain. Nokia had some initial reservations in releasing a ...

Android, Mobile Phones, News

Huawei Ascend D2, flagship Android ‘phablet’ set for CES 2013 unveiling

Huawei Ascend D2 Huawei look set to enter the "phablet" fray, with the scheduled unveiling of the Android powered Ascend D2 at CES 2013. This is the second known device that the Chinese manufacturer will showcase, the other being the Ascend W1 which runs Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 OS. The news broke thanks to a message posted on the Senior VP of Huawei Technology's Sino Weibo page, who sated his concern over the D2's, yet to be disclosed, high price point. He attributed the ...

Geeky Gizmos, Innovation, News

The gadget of the year: Satis Advanced toilet

satis toilet There are a lot of nations described as crazy. It depends what the situation is, but for the most part the Japanese are considered “crazy" almost all of the time. From the land of zero defect, kamakazis, exceptionally weird game shows and Takeshi's Castle, comes the Satis advanced toilet, the best invention of the year. Well in my book at least... Controllable from your smartphone, the Satis will make life easier, and healthier for you by lifting the toilet seat before ...

Android, Mobile Phones, News

Gradiente unveil ‘iphone’ handset powered by Android

Gradiente iphone Neo One-White and Black Brazilian manufacturer Gradiente has recently shown off its latest smartphone, the "iphone Neo One". We know what you're thinking -- this will be the newest addition to a growing list of lawsuits that Apple is involved in. But the interesting thing is, the Brazilian company owns the rights to the name, "iphone", so Apple will have to find another means of attack. The one thing that Apple will not have to worry about is competition from a spec and performance ...

Apple, Reviews

iPhone 5 review: A class act

iPhone 5 01 aa Before we begin, I would like to make two things very clear: one, I am not an iDevice fan. Two, I love my Android phone. When the iPhone 5 arrived at Burn HQ, something interesting happened. I was asked to review it, the biggest iDevice critic in town. I should have and would have said no, but the device was placed in my palm and everything changed... This phone has been anticipated for so long that some doubted its existence. It was ...


Steelseries Flux Headset review: for gamers on the go

Steel Series Flux Headset-Deluxe Edition If you own a high-end laptop, chances are you relish your gaming mobility. Being able to haul that puppy from house to house, from MOBA tournament to FPS showdown is exactly what you paid for. So what else do you need in your bag? Definitely a mouse, maybe even a slick mousepad. How about a headset? You need something that can localize enemy footsteps, and stand up to being shoved in a case with your Razer Blade or Series 7 Gamer laptop. That's exactly what ...

Android, HTC, Mobile Phones, News

HTC M7, rumoured Android flagship stuffed to the gills with high-end specs

HTC M7-Leaked Specs It appears that Taiwanese manufacturer HTC is at it again. The smartphone developer has had details of its latest Android project leaked thanks to Unwired View. If this leak is legit, the M7 might be the one smartphone we can't wait to get our hands on. As far as we can tell, the listed specs would see the M7 usurp the HTC One X+ as the company's Android phone of choice. Let's run through the specs, the M7 is rumoured to be ...


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