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  • Apple is ditching the iPhone 5c

    28 August 2015, 11:29 am by: Lee Mathews

    After two years of serving as Apple's entry-level smartphone, it's time for the 5c to make way for a replacement, but it's not the 6c.
  • Americans agree using a phone at social event is rude, but 82% do it anyway

    27 August 2015, 2:51 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    You probably know at least one person whose smartphone is attached to their hand at all times. They’re tweeting, or Instagramming, or Facebooking, playing CCGs, or doing whatever else is popular rather than […]
  • LG Rolly is a clever rollable wireless portable keyboard

    27 August 2015, 11:00 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Portable keyboards are quite a popular edition to a mobile workers bag. Typing on a touchscreen has improved greatly in recent years, but it still doesn’t compare to tapping away on real, physical […]
  • Microsoft’s Windows 10 flagship Lumia phones leak

    27 August 2015, 9:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    This pair will hit the streets as the Lumia 950 and 950XL.
  • Amazon releases Underground app promising apps and games that are ‘actually free’

    26 August 2015, 4:44 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Amazon’s Appstore for Android never really gained traction, despite having the full weight of the retail giant behind it. Google Play has continued to be the go-to source for Android apps and games, […]
  • AT&T hotspots are injecting intrusive ads

    26 August 2015, 1:47 pm by: Lee Mathews

    That’s the official FCC website up there. It looks a little different, though. That’s because you don’t normally see a pop-up or a huge banner ad when you load it up. You can […]
  • Apple’s slide to unlock patent invalidated by top German court

    25 August 2015, 2:25 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    The early days of the iPhone were marked by a number of messy patent battles, mostly with Android device makers. Apple had gone out of its way to acquire various software patents for the […]
  • 50 fascinating facts about Android

    25 August 2015, 11:46 am by: Geek Staff

    We've assembled 50 pieces of Android trivia for you to enjoy and bust out the next time you're at a party about mobile operating systems.
  • Galaxy Note 5 stylus can break the phone if put in backwards

    25 August 2015, 11:01 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Reports claim that placing the S Pen backwards in its slot essentially breaks the Galaxy Note 5. Pengate? Penghazi? Take your pick.
  • Vysor puts your Android device in a desktop browser window

    25 August 2015, 10:31 am by: Lee Mathews

    It’s been more than a year since Koushik Dutta parted ways with the Cyanogen team. He’s been keeping busy, though, and has a new app that makes it easy to control your Android […]
  • Riot Games finally releases something new, and it’s a mobile game

    24 August 2015, 12:16 pm by: Meredith Placko

    Riot Games may not have found their Next Big Thing to succeed the wildly popular League of Legends, but they have put out a fun little mobile game that die-hard Summoners and the uninitiated […]
  • Hydrogen fuel cell integrated into iPhone 6 powers it for a week

    24 August 2015, 8:29 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Fuel cells have been promising to solve the rechargeable battery problem for years now. Rather than relying on a battery that takes hours to recharge once drained, you instead have hydrogen fuel cells […]
  • Samsung offers iPhone users a 20-day Galaxy phone test drive for $1

    21 August 2015, 4:29 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Samsung is pretty proud of its new Android phones like the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5. So much so that it’s willing to take a risk to convert iPhone users. For just […]
  • Facebook is helping to hunt down iPhone thieves who like taking selfies

    21 August 2015, 10:28 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Stealing and stupidity seem to go hand in hand, a case in point being the teens who recently sold iPhone boxes full of Play-Doh and then returned to the store when the buyer […]
  • Final Fantasy VII is way more expensive on iOS than on consoles

    20 August 2015, 3:16 pm by: Will Greenwald

    Everyone’s excited about the Final Fantasy VII remake eventually coming before the robot uprising (but not before the director discovered he was directing). Some people are excited about the PC port of FFVII […]
  • Apple may finally release 12.9-inch iPad Pro this year with Force Touch stylus

    20 August 2015, 7:31 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Apple's annual iPad refresh thought to include a 12.9-inch iPad Pro with higher resolution screen and optional Force Touch stylus.
  • Xiaomi smartphone data downloads cut by up to 50% thanks to Opera

    19 August 2015, 4:46 pm by: Lee Mathews

    Chinese OEM Xiaomi just released a major update to their Android-based Miui OS, and their “less is more” claim from previous releases doesn’t just apply to design this time. Phones running Miui 7 […]
  • Sprint announces $22 a month iPhone Forever upgrade plan

    18 August 2015, 4:03 pm by: Natalie Shoemaker

    Whenever a new iPhone comes out, do you curse your two-year contract? Do you also happen to live and work in areas where the Sprint network is strong? Then you may want to […]
  • Ultra-secure Blackphone 2 ships without encryption enabled

    18 August 2015, 11:29 am by: Lee Mathews

    The ultra-secure Blackphone that you read about last year has gotten an annual refresh. Curiously, though, the new model appears to ship without full-device encryption enabled by default. That seems like a rather […]
  • Researchers harvest ambient sounds to make logins more secure

    17 August 2015, 10:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    You’re probably well aware of the benefits of using two-factor authentication to secure your accounts. But did you know that the sound of your dishwasher running or the commercial playing on your TV […]

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