The (relatively) brave new world of digital music consumption can arguably more than satisfy the aural needs of most music lovers, but vinyl and CD collectors also enjoy a visual feast in the shape of album art. Sure, you might get some small pixel pleasure with your MP3, and if you're lucky perhaps even a PDF booklet, but you're unlikely to get anywhere near the satisfaction you'd get from some concept art and band info on a 12 inch square of cardboard or a glossy paper flip-book in a jewel case. The high fashion house of Astrella has linked the digital and the physical with a line of t-shirts where streamed music is part of the package. Next month, shoppers at two Bloomingdale's stores will be able to get access to music and more with the help of their smartphones.
For the last few years, Samsung has been steadily improving the Galaxy S series. But one thing always stayed the same: plastic
. So what happens when Samsung switches to premium materials and
takes big steps forward in other areas? Well, you get what's probably the best smartphone to date, the outstanding Samsung Galaxy S6.
How would you like to be able to know the chemical composition of something, just by taking a snapshot or video of it with your smartphone? You may eventually be able to, thanks to a compact hyperspectral imaging camera being developed at Tel Aviv University.
Though HTC's glossy new One M9 handset
might have been have only been in our hands for a short time, the company has already announced its next new device – the mid-ranged One M8s. The handset offers a few spec changes from the 2014 flagship
, switching out the camera module, processor and battery.
The Galaxy S6 is Samsung's most aggressive step forward yet in the mobile space. Though we aren't ready to publish our full review, we have some early thoughts on our experience of using the GS6.
Ever since HTC rebooted its smartphone lineup with 2013's One M7, the company has been making some of the best smartphones money can buy. But with an improving field of competitors, is the company's third "One" good enough? Join Gizmag, as we review the new HTC One M9.
As much as we've talked about the big early 2015 flagship smartphones, one thing we've been mum on is pricing. We're still waiting on word about the Galaxy S6's
price tag, but today HTC is getting more specific about the One M9
– including the option to buy online starting at midnight EDT on March 27 (i.e. tonight in the US).
Google's Nexus devices have never enjoyed the mainstream popularity of Samsung Galaxy flagships, but the pure Android handsets are still some of the most significant phones every year. Let's compare Google's latest handset, the Nexus 6
, to Samsung's two big upcoming releases, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge