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Activating Phorm causes physical buttons to appear over the characters on an iPad mini's v...

Three years ago, California-based startup Tactus Technology unveiled a pretty nifty prototype – it was a touchscreen which featured clear round buttons that could rise up over top of the characters on a mobile device's virtual keyboard, giving users the tactile sensation of using a physical keyboard. When not needed, however, those buttons flattened down and the screen became entirely smooth again. Now, that prototype has become a product known as Phorm, designed for use with all versions of the iPad mini.  Read More

The TactPuck is intended to offer a variety of sensory experiences, including vibration, i...

Hoping to bring back a bit of the personal touch to today's cold, impersonal digital communications, New Jersey-based startup Tactonics thinks the world might just get hooked on Tact messaging. With about the same effort it takes to send an emotionless, poorly spelled text message, you could send your loved ones a more heartfelt, meaningful "sensory message" that is intended to let them get in touch with your feelings.  Read More

Gizmag compares the features and specs of all five Microsoft Surface 2-in-1s

Microsoft did some public experimenting with the Surface lineup (and got off to quite the shaky start), but the company finally struck gold with the Surface Pro 3. Maybe you're hanging onto an older Surface, and wondering if the Pro 3 is worth the upgrade? Join Gizmag, as we compare the features and specs of the first five Surfaces.  Read More

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the Galaxy Notes 1-4

Samsung's Galaxy Note series has been around for four generations now. Maybe you're hanging onto an older model, and wondering if the Note 4 is worth the upgrade? Or perhaps you just want to see how much the quintessential phablet has evolved through the years? Read on, as Gizmag compares the Galaxy Notes I, II, 3 and 4.  Read More

Today Samsung sent media invites for a press even in Barcelona, where the Galaxy S6 is exp...

It looks like we now know the date for Samsung's next flagship reveal. The company today sent out invites for its "Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015" media event at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, where the company is expected to reveal the Galaxy S6.  Read More

Gizmag goes hands-on to compare the iPhone 6 (left) and larger iPhone 6 Plus (Photo: Will ...

This latest batch of iPhones marks the first time Apple released two flagships at once (the year before, the iPhone 5s was clearly superior to the 5c). How do you choose between the 4.7-in iPhone 6 and 5.5-in iPhone 6 Plus? Join Gizmag, as we take a hands-on look at the two best iPhones.  Read More

Gizmag takes a look back at the original iPhone, to see how it compared to today's models

Normally we compare smartphones to help you make the best buying decision. But this time we're going to line up the original 2007 iPhone with Apple's latest handsets, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – because, hey, isn't it fun to see how far we've come?  Read More

Photos are a focus of Kodak's phone (Photo: Eric Mack/Gizmag.com)

Kodak revolutionized and modernized photography, but the company has no such ambitions with its first branded smartphone. Instead, it's banking that its name and history will convince seniors to take a brave jump into the touchscreen world.  Read More

When looking at mobile innovations from 2011 and later, the Galaxy Note towers above all o...

Earlier this week, we took a look back at the innovation of the original iPad, five years after the fact. But that got us thinking: what's been the biggest mobile innovation in the five years since then? Take Note: it belongs to Samsung.  Read More

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