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Become a smartphone smartphone: PhoneBook tries to succeed where many failed before it

Does the world need the ability to run a shell of Using smartphone processing power? Venture This latest may surprise you for the better

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More of the days in them Could be considered a new and fresh product in our world, somewhere at the beginning of the decade, we saw ventures aimed at trying to make them a complete replacement for personal computers - because why invest in both an advanced personal smart pocket and a computer Wise, if you can use the brain of the first to activate the second?

The concept itself sounds reasonable, but its high-quality application turned out to be very challenging - and companies like Vassos who adopted him have failed miserably at the mission, on a number of different occasions. Is all they lacked is the right price tag that will make the business lucrative, and support as broad as possible? This is the general idea behind the PhoneBook venture, which managed to raise more than 380,000 dollars in just a few weeks on.

The PhoneBook is an 1.4 20-pound laptop shell with an 15.6-inch screen that is based on an 1,920 × 1,080 pixel IPS panel and supports physical touch, keyboard and touchpad, stereo speakers, Internal for up to eight hours of work and a variety of connections - but no processor, wireless or Its own dedicated.

A useful upgrade for your smartphone or gimmick that won't work properly? We are a bit skeptical - but it seems thousands of buyers have already been convinced and invested in their finances

Connecting an iOS or Android-based smartphone or tablet (with Snapdragon chips only - devices with Mediatek chips are not supported) through one of the USB connections available in the PhoneBook will allow you to reflect the device's display on the big screen, and work more comfortably with the physical keyboard, The touch pad, large touch screen or mouse that will also be attached to the product. This can be seen as an alternative to DeX's technology - but one that is not limited to a number of home appliances And is based on dedicated hardware at a competitive price, rather than relying on hardware that is already available (or may not be available) at the designated customer's home.

The company boasts that they are the first to allow the use of a mouse in conjunction with the Devices And iPad

The cheapest cost for the currently available PhoneBook is 189 dollars (NIS 665 value), plus 15 dollars for worldwide shipping, and with a promise of deliveries beginning next month and indicating that the product is in phase Very advanced, seemingly.

There are six days left to collect the financing money, if the total amount exceeds 400,000 the PhoneBook will be upgraded from a plastic envelope to a more upscale metallic envelope

Worth the investment or not? Tell us what you think in the comments.

Click here to go to the Kickstarter project page


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