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  • Married couple ran Beijing factory that made 41,000 fake iPhones

    28 July 2015, 12:30 pm by: Matthew Humphries

    The iPhone has a very high profit margin attached to it, which is great for Apple, but also great for counterfeiters. It means they can manufacture fake iPhones and sell them for a […]
  • Microsoft continues Android push with Arrow Launcher

    28 July 2015, 9:30 am by: Lee Mathews

    It won’t be too much longer now before you can rock an Android phone that offers a pure Microsoft experience. They’ve got another app ready to roll, and this one is set to […]
  • LG isn’t giving up on the flip phone, announces Lollipop Gentle

    27 July 2015, 3:01 pm by: Natalie Shoemaker

    LG isn’t giving up on the flip phone just yet, and it’s not the hipsters or your grandma that are keeping the feature phone alive. The Asian market has seen a rise in […]
  • Stephen Hawking plans to find aliens using our Android smartphones

    24 July 2015, 10:28 am by: Meredith Placko

    Stephen Hawking and Russian technology entrepreneur Yuri Milner launched the biggest scientific push in the search for sentient alien life on Monday. The Breakthrough Initiatives is their $100-billion project, a two-fold mission in part, utilizes crowd…
  • The 5 best alternatives to FaceTime for Android

    21 July 2015, 5:01 pm by: Russell Holly

    Who needs Apple, anyways? These FaceTime for Android alternatives do everything their video chat app does and more.
  • Clip-on ring promises perfect lighting for more fabulous selfies

    21 July 2015, 4:01 pm by: Natalie Shoemaker

    Selfies aren’t going away. There’s an entire market of devices facilitating and encouraging the behavior and it only continues to grow. The latest addition to this line of gadgets is still nowhere near […]
  • Mobile devices now have MagSafe-style charging solution

    21 July 2015, 11:30 am by: Natalie Shoemaker

    ZNAPS, a magnetic connection adapter for mobile devices, seems like the kind of thing that would already exist–a guaranteed money-maker. Yet, it’s taken a team of developers from Canada and a Kickstarter caompaign […]
  • Sonavation bonds a biometric sensor to Gorilla Glass

    21 July 2015, 8:29 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Coming soon: a biometric sensor embedded in the screen of every new smartphone and tablet hitting the market.
  • Apple files patent for targeted ad system that checks what you can afford to buy

    17 July 2015, 9:33 am by: Matthew Humphries

    You'll only see products Apple knows you can afford to buy.
  • This iPhone 6 case is more expensive than an iPhone 6

    16 July 2015, 10:31 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Typically when you purchase a new gadget such as a smartphone or tablet, you set aside part of your budget for accessories. Those accessories aren’t meant to cost anywhere near as much as […]
  • Angry Birds 16 announced, but Rovio is calling it Angry Birds 2

    16 July 2015, 8:27 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Nobody, not even developer Rovio could have foreseen the popularity of the Angry Birds games back in 2009 when the first one released. But 6 years later we’ve seen billions of downloads, spin-offs, […]
  • New York’s trash cans to offer 75Mbps Internet access if the Mayor agrees

    16 July 2015, 7:28 am by: Matthew Humphries

    People want to be, and in a lot of locations, now expect to be connected to the Internet all the time. That can prove a real challenge in how best to position the […]
  • Microsoft’s super-thin foldable Bluetooth keyboard available for $99.95

    15 July 2015, 4:32 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Touchscreen keyboards have gotten quite good over the years, but to get real work done you still need physical keys. If only keyboards weren’t so bulky and awkward to carry around. Well, they’re […]
  • A Commodore PET smartphone will go on sale next week

    15 July 2015, 7:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    Like a lot of you out there, I’ve got a soft spot in my heart for classic computers created by Commodore. Starting next week you’ll be able to buy one you can stick […]
  • The 7 best hardcore mobile CCGs

    14 July 2015, 12:17 pm by: James Plafke

    Don't be fooled by the countless App Store clones and pretenders to the throne. These are the best, most in-depth CCGs on iOS and Android.
  • Samsung wants to measure your body fat with your phone

    13 July 2015, 4:02 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Samsung was the first major smartphone maker to start including heart rate monitors on its smartphones, and a new patent could offer a glimpse of what’s coming next. The new Samsung patent is […]
  • India’s supreme court demands students retake exams because of widespread high-tech cheating vests

    10 July 2015, 8:32 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Jotting down some notes on your arm just won’t cut it anymore. Students in India have taken to using an array of high-tech gear to cheat on exams, and now the Indian Supreme […]
  • Wireless charging loses the pad, gains a three-dimensional bubble

    10 July 2015, 7:31 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Wireless charging is becoming commonplace with many smartphones coming with the technology built-in and some businesses offering compatible charging pads. However, all existing systems still require you to place the phone on the […]
  • Nexus 9 price drops 37% in the UK

    9 July 2015, 9:30 am by: Matthew Humphries

    How do you know when a gadget refresh is about to happen? The existing model gets a massive price cut. And that’s exactly what is happening in the UK right now to Google’s […]
  • Microsoft pays for Nokia purchase by laying off 7,800 employees

    8 July 2015, 1:22 pm by: Natalie Shoemaker

    Microsoft is cutting weight in its mobile department. The company announced plans to layoff around 7,800 positions globally (read: Finland, the home of Nokia). The move, Microsoft wrote in a post, is all […]

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