If you recall, Nokia was once the market leader of mobile phone. During its rein, it had made bold design iterations, including square device with two rounded corners. Now, look at today’s smartphone. Do you see much difference between them? Hardly. The materials may be different, but the design is pretty much the same. It is always the candy bar form factor and that’s that. And that is perhaps why the APOLLO II Concept Smartphone you see here looks super refreshing. When unleashing his creativity, not only designer Varnicic Branislav indulged himself by proposing the phone to be encased in one of the nature’s greatest gifts, wood, but the concept boldly touts a circular bottom that’s supposedly makes it more fitting in the palm of your hand. Continue reading This Bold Circular Bottom Wood Smartphone Is What Phone Should Be
Microsoft, unfortunately, did not catch up in the game of smartphone. For those who are too young to remember, Microsoft was in the smartphone game way before iOS and Android. So, yes, the software did had a mobile Windows OS which was then known as Windows CE. But being one of the pioneers does not automatically grant Microsoft an edge. However, it does make one wonder “what if there was a smartphone running the once-popular Windows OS?” Well, imagine no more, my friends, because UI/UX designer Henrique Perticarati already imagined it on our behalf. Continue reading WinPhone 95 Imagines What If There Was A Phone That Runs On Windows 95
The iPhones from 6 onward had a design which is time-tested. Since the 6, the same design cues can seen in later models of iPhone and even in other makes of handsets, but the 5? Well, that, my friends, was another brilliant design which Apple have kept for a little longer than it should have, now under the SE model. Having said that, it is only logical for someone to wonder ‘can the SE be more? Like, ‘what if the SE gets the iPhone X treatments?’ As some people like yours truly here are fantasying about the possibilities, German tech website CURVED/labs actually get down and ‘design’ an iPhone SE based on their own set of fantasies which they christen, iPhone SE+. Continue reading iPhone SE Reimagined With iPhone X Features And The Result Is Brilliant!