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  • Verizon will begin throttling unlimited 4G LTE data users on October 1st

    25 July 2014, 5:48 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    The good times may be coming to an end for Verizon customers who have been clinging to their unlimited data plans. Beginning on October 1st, the carrier is expanding its network optimization policy, […]
  • Nokia wirelessly charges a Lumia 930 using apples and potatoes

    25 July 2014, 12:59 pm by: Russell Holly

    Have you ever wondered just how far you could take that potato alarm clock project you made as a kid? Someone at Nokia did, and the end result is very cool. It seems […]
  • 5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting for

    25 July 2014, 11:15 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Maybe you aren’t smitten with today's superphones or you have a suspicion that the perfect phone is just around the corner. Here's a list of the most intriguing upcoming Android phones.
  • Amazon Fire Phone teardown: getting in is the easy part

    25 July 2014, 8:29 am by: Russell Holly

    Need to replace a damaged display? You're going to need a sharp knife and the cutting skills of a surgeon.
  • How LG managed serious growth in Android while Samsung stumbled

    24 July 2014, 5:21 pm by: Russell Holly

    In an ocean of flat slabs of glass and plastic running very similar mobile operating systems, how do you choose which one you want to own? Apple and Samsung have both answered this […]
  • Apple orders 80 million iPhone 6 displays

    22 July 2014, 8:30 am by: Matthew Humphries

    According to the supply chain Apple uses to manufacture its devices, two things have been confirmed today. The first is that the iPhone 6 is definitely getting not one, but two larger display […]
  • What are you paying for when you buy a $22,000 Android phone?

    21 July 2014, 8:33 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    So you bought a new iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S5 at full price, eh? That’s certainly a chunk of change, but the few hundred dollars you pay for a premium smartphone pales in […]
  • MIT is creating power out of thin (humid) air

    17 July 2014, 11:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    One day, your phone or tablet may be able to replenish its battery simply by airing out. As long as the air it’s airing out in is slightly humid, that is. Researchers at […]
  • Google Chrome will stop draining your laptop battery soon

    17 July 2014, 10:31 am by: Lee Mathews

    Ever noticed that your Windows laptop’s battery life is pretty terrible when you’re running Chrome? You’re not imagining things. Chrome’s been draining batteries like your for years. It’s a known issue, too. Since […]
  • Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs and scrap Nokia’s Android efforts this year

    17 July 2014, 9:27 am by: Russell Holly

    Staya Nadella announces a lot of job cuts, mostly from Nokia. We also won't be seeing any more Nokia phones running Android as the focus returns to Windows.
  • Chrome OS is getting handwriting recognition, all we need now is a tablet

    17 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Russell Holly

    Ever since the launch of the very first Chrome OS device, there have been people hoping to see a tablet running Google’s browser-centric OS. Whether or not we see a tablet in the […]
  • Apple and IBM join forces to take on the enterprise

    16 July 2014, 3:50 pm by: Russell Holly

    Whether it’s talk about security, sales channels, or infrastructure, the questions surrounding mobile platforms and the enterprise have no clear answers. The current “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) strategy for most companies isn’t really a solution,…
  • What is sapphire glass and why is it in the next iPhone?

    16 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    It's not going to be cheap, but sapphire glass could become the next must-have in phones.
  • Double your Galaxy S5 battery capacity with Unu Unity

    15 July 2014, 5:32 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Engineers are always designing more powerful processors to slap in the next big Android phone, but these chips cry out for larger batteries. There’s only so much that can be done in that […]
  • Out There, the best mobile game of 2014, getting PC version and huge update

    15 July 2014, 3:29 pm by: James Plafke

    The best mobile game of the year, Out There, is about to get even better thanks to a huge content update, and a PC version built on an entirely new graphics engine.
  • Samsung and Nest unwind Thread, the final piece of the smart home puzzle

    15 July 2014, 1:52 pm by: Russell Holly

    We’ve got all of these great ideas for connecting bits and pieces of our homes to the internet, but for some reason these individual pieces aren’t talking to one another. There are several […]
  • Most Microsoft Lumia phones don’t allow Google as default search option

    15 July 2014, 12:30 pm by: Russell Holly

    Regardless of which mobile platform you use, there’s usually only a small fraction of users who will poke around and adjust the default settings for things. If you’re one of the few that […]
  • How I developed my first Android app

    15 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Sal Cangeloso

    I'd hardly consider myself a developer, but I can say that I've learned a lot about app development.
  • Leaks show off Material Design in Google Play Store

    14 July 2014, 10:55 am by: Russell Holly

    As the launch of Android L gets closer and closer, Google’s internal preparations for this visual overhaul continue to spill out onto the internet. This time, it’s the Google Play Store getting ready […]
  • Functional iPhone 6 knockoffs now exist

    14 July 2014, 9:55 am by: Russell Holly

    The running joke with all of the iPhone 6 part leaks is that someone will eventually just assemble all of the pieces and have a functional device before Apple officially announces it. As […]

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