iPhone 6 could add Lytro-like tech

iPhone 6 could add Lytro-like tech
Apple has been granted another patent which could see them massively update the cameras on their mobile phones.The "digital camera including refocusable imaging mode adaptor" filing would allow the camera to refocus an image after the shot has been captured in future iPhones from the manufacturer.This is according to AppleInsider, that spotted the listing. Although the Cupertino company files numerous patents all the time, it…

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
Those that are fans of the larger mobile phone, may be pleased to know that Samsung is already planning a follow-up to its Galaxy Grand.In terms of size, the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be between the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4, though it won't pack the same power as these handsets.It will feature the Samsung Galaxy Note 3's faux leather back but apart…

LG G3 to bring octa-core Odin processor

LG G3 to bring octa-core Odin processor
It seems that all the big mobile phone companies are fighting it out to release the smartphone that packs the most power. However, smaller firm LG doesn't want to lag behind in the power stakes either.According to Digital Times, the company is working on quad and octa-core versions of its Odin processor. The Korean website indicates that this will bring speeds of the LG handsets…

Large screen on iPhone 6 could mean higher price

Large screen on iPhone 6 could mean higher price
The newest mobile phone from Apple is said to have a much larger screen, however experts say that this will increase the price of the phone.Chris Caso of Susquehanna Financial Group believes that the new features that Apple has promised for the mobile phone, dubbed the ‘iPhone 6’, will drive the cost of production up.Higher production costs mean lower profit margins for Apple, unless it is willing…

Samsung to include eyeball scanner in the S5?

Samsung to include eyeball scanner in the S5?
Patents have been discovered that may confirm the rumours that the Samsung Galaxy S5 will feature an eyeball scanner.Samsung’s patent includes diagrams that show what appear to be plans for an iris-scanning unit, and also a proximity sensor.In theory, the proximity sensor could activate the iris scanner when the phone is held up to the user’s eye.It is thought that Samsung might be using this…

Nokia sells mobile phone business to Microsoft

Nokia sells mobile phone business to Microsoft
Nokia has sold its mobile phone business to Microsoft for a total of 5.4 billion euros. 99.5 per cent of Nokia’s shareholders approved of the deal, which will allow Nokia to continue producing other products.Microsoft will continue to produce devices that bear the Nokia brand for the next ten years, integrating the Lumia and Ashia models into Microsoft’s internal structure.It is thought that this will…

Samsung to improve its displays

Samsung to improve its displays
If rumours are to be believed, it's possible that we could see much higher quality displays in Samsung's mobile phones next year.According to a recent leak, the company is in the process of producing AMOLED displays with 560ppi for screens as small as five inches.According to German electronic site OLED, Samsung Display's chief executive Kinam Kim gave them the unknown information about the future of…

Sony Xperia Z1s stood next to the Z1

Sony Xperia Z1s stood next to the Z1
An image has leaked of Sony's upcoming pint-sized version of its Xperia Z1 mobile phone.The picture shows the two devices side-by-side, demonstrating that the Sony Xperia Z1s is significantly smaller than the original Z1.Although it's difficult to determine how reliable the source is, as it remains unknown, it appears to confirm things we have heard in previous leaks.In the past it has been speculated that the…