Cosmo Communicator clamshell smartphone finally gets dual-boot functionality

In context: Smartphones have evolved to the point where we are basically carrying a reasonably capable miniaturized PC in our pockets. However, mobile operating systems are limited and unable to run desktop apps. Planet Computers is changing the typical paradigm of a closed mobile-OS ecosystem. On Monday, it released a Continue Reading

Samsung reveals its Galaxy Z Flip clamshell phone in Oscars commercial

In brief: Samsung is set to announce its clamshell-style handset at an Unpacked event tomorrow, but the company has just revealed the device in a commercial aired during the Academy Awards. Samsung is expected to unveil three Galaxy S20 phones and the Galaxy Z Flip at tomorrow’s event, but the Continue Reading

Tweeted video of alleged Galaxy Z Flip shows a clamshell phone with a surprisingly tall screen

Rumor mill: Samsung has never been great at keeping secrets. In fact, leaks on upcoming products are so common that some suggest it’s an intentional marketing ploy to generate hype, which I find to be a sound argument. Its newest folding phone is no exception. As we have reported previously, Continue Reading

Samsung’s foldable clamshell could be reasonably priced

The big picture: Samsung is reportedly planning to unveil a clamshell-style folding phone in February alongside the Galaxy S11, likely at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Could 2020 be the year of the affordable foldable? Industry sources familiar with the matter recently told the Korean Herald that the Continue Reading