Lytro, the camera product that captures light fields that enable post-capture refocusing of an image, has released a companion app for Apple iOS to integrate smartphones with the unique camera.
Nokia has posted a blatant tease on its blog that all but confirms what everyone has suspected all along - the July 11th event taking place in New York City will be the unveiling of the first Windows Phone 8 Lumia device with a 41-megapixel camera sensor.
NVIDIA Tegra has been unable to unseat the Qualcomm Snapdragon juggernaut, but NVIDIA has announced plans to find its way onto more mobile devices by licensing its GPU technology and allowing more manufacturers to employ advanced graphics on non-Tegra SOC's.
DISH Network CEO Charlie Ergen has made it clear that his company badly wants to break into the wireless industry and use up its stockpile of spectrum, but the satellite TV provider won't seek Sprint as its entry point to becoming a cellular provider.
Verizon Wireless will soon release a new DROID smartphone, though details about the manufacturer and specifications have yet to be released. The only reason we know that the phone is arriving soon is because the carrier has reactivated its DroidLanding Twitter account, which it only does in the weeks leading up to a new device launch. While it may be enticing to believe this might be related to the already confirmed HTC One or the fabled Moto X, I'm inclined to believe that this is something entirely different that hasn't been seen before. Whatever the phone may be, expect Verizon to shed more light on the phone soon. Listen out for the DROOOIIIIDDD sound effect. UPDATE: Actually, it's just a game
AT&T Mobility stores will begin selling the BlackBerry Q10 on June 21. The QWERTY-enabled BB10 phone will cost $199.99 when purchased on a two-year agreement, and it will also be eligible for AT&T's trade-in program for customers who wish to exchange their existing phone for a discount of at least $100. MobileBurn.com has reviewed the BlackBerry Q10 and found that while users make compromises on the screen and app choices, physical keyboard enthusiasts will be pleased by the touch keyboard and strong battery life. Interested customers can read our review and then get purchasing information on the BlackBerry Q10 from AT&T.
Search engine Blekko has released new versions of Izik, a mobile-friendly search engine designed to introduce results that are more visual and built specifically for smartphones. Previously available tablets, Izik is now available for category-based search on Android and Apple iOS smartphones.
The Sony Xperia Z debuted months ago in Europe and Asia, and the waterproof Android smartphone will finally arrive at a U.S. carrier in the coming weeks. T-Mobile today confirmed that it will support the Xperia Z, and the phone will be compatible with its upcoming 4G LTE network.
Sprint has filed a lawsuit against DISH Network and Clearwire, seeking to prevent Clearwire from accepting an offer from DISH that would change the management structure of the company and end Sprint's hope of acquiring the struggling carrier.
Most Windows Phone users probably haven't noticed, but Bing voice search and speech-to-text have become faster and more accurate in recent weeks thanks to an improved version of Microsoft's voice technology that is appearing on phones now.