Items tagged with QWERTY

For those of you who collect outdated electronics and currently own an HTC brand smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard, hold onto the thing, it could very well be the last of its kind. At a press event in Seattle recently, HTC's Creative Director, Claude Zellweger, reportedly told attendees that his company is finished building smartphones with physical keyboards, or they're at least nearing the finish line. "As a company, the QWERTY keyboard we're moving away from in general," Zellweger said, according to MobileBurn. "We feel that putting too much effort into that would take away from our... Read more...
What does your current cellphone look like? What did your prior cellphone look like? Better yet, what did your phone look like in 2000? If you suddenly realized that you've transitioned from a standard numeric keypad-based candybar phone to a touchscreen-based or slide out QWERTY keyboard-based phone, you definitely aren't alone. According to new research on the subject, cellphones with full keyboards are all the rage, and it doesn't seem to be a fad. In fact, it seems that QWERTY cellphones are actually displacing the standard numeric pad phones, with legions of handset makers showing very few... Read more...
Text-heavy users rejoice: AT&T just released four new phones just for you. Sporting QWERTY keyboards, these phones are designed for text-heavy users who don't need corporate e-mail access and other features you'd typically see on a smartphone. Here's a closer look at each of the new phones:  Pantech MatrixThe Pantech Matrix comes in navy blue and black with green and will also be available on the 16th in red. It is $79.99 with a two-year agreement and discounts, and it features the same double-keypad design that is found on the Pantech Duo. Just slide the phone vertically, and you'll... Read more...