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The Xshot from China's Vivo benefits from a two-stage physical camera button on the side

As the image quality and resolution of smartphone cameras continue to increase, extra baggage in the shape of a compact camera becomes less and less appealing. China's Vivo is about to release a flagship LTE-capable Android phone that makes a standalone snapper even more of an unnecessary burden. The Xshot features a 13 MP camera at the back with a deliciously fast F1.8 lens and optical image stabilization, and an 8 MP selfie cam to the front, along with 4K video and high-end audio as added pot-sweeteners.  Read More

Close-ups taken using a regular smartphone camera's digital zoom (left), and with the Core...

Although people may speak about zooming in with smartphone cameras, what they're doing isn't actual "zooming" in the telephoto-lens sense of the word. That's because almost all phone cameras just have a digital zoom, meaning that in order to get in closer on the subject, the phone just enlarges the pixels from the middle of the frame. The result is a grainy, crappy photo. While it is possible to squeeze optical zoom lenses into phones, Tel Aviv University spinoff company Corephotonics has developed a sleeker solution, that utilizes the combined output of two compact lenses.  Read More

LG's new F70 4G LTE smartphone

LG is looking to make a strong push into the 4G LTE smartphone market with the release of its new F70 smartphone. The device will go on sale in Europe first in the first half of May, then it will release in Asia, Central America, South America, and North America.  Read More

LG has expanded its G Pad range with three new tablets

LG has announced a significant expansion to its tablet range, adding three new devices to its G Pad line. The new slates, known as the G Pad 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 feature – you guessed it – 7, 8 and 10.1-inch displays, and will sit alongside the existing G Pad 8.3 that we reviewed back in January.  Read More

Gizmag goes hands-on to compare the Apple iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5

There are lots of great smartphones out there, but you won't find two more popular names than iPhone and Galaxy. How do the latest versions of these two flagships compare? Join Gizmag for a hands-on look at the Apple iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5.  Read More

Belkin's new Qode Thin Type Keyboard for iPad Air features an anodized aluminum unibody co...

Belkin today announced a new, ultra-thin keyboard case for the iPad Air. Measuring under 4 mm (0.16 in) thick, the Qode Thin Type Keyboard is aimed at extending the functionality of the tablet, while maintaining the convenience of its lightweight design.  Read More

Gizmag goes hands-on to compare the Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 with the Apple i...

Tablets are the new personal computers. But can they replace a laptop? And do Windows 2-in-1s like the Surface really make for better faux laptops than the iPad? Let's take a look, as Gizmag goes hands-on with keyboard-laden versions of the iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina Display, Surface 2, and Surface Pro 2.  Read More

Here's some tips to get you started with Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft is continuing to improve its Windows Phone mobile OS, and Windows Phone 8.1 brings a slew of new features and settings. This is a major update that really makes it feel like a more complete smartphone platform. Here's a list of some helpful tips to get you started using some of the main new features.  Read More

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