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  • Remy Martin puts NFC chip in its Cognac to prove they are genuine

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

    How do you tell a fine, authentic cognac from some knockoff in a fake bottle? Right now that requires a keen eye and an interest in cognac, but in the near future it […]
  • 2016 Chevy cars have air conditioning for your smartphone

    3 July 2015, 8:32 am by: Lee Mathews

    Do you lay awake at night, fearfully sweating about how the summer heat will damage your smartphone on the drive to work? Then you need to upgrade to a 2016 Chevy, my geeky […]
  • Netflix vs. Hulu Plus: Who best fits your video streaming needs?

    1 July 2015, 3:46 pm by: K. Thor Jensen

    Place your bets and let’s see who wins the hotly contested battle of Netflix vs. Hulu.
  • Sprint announces new ‘unlimited’ plan with ridiculous 600Kbps streaming video cap [Update]

    30 June 2015, 2:27 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Sprint used to have a healthy lead on T-Mobile in overall subscribers, but the two are currently running neck and neck. Sprint’s latest attempt to woo consumers with an unlimited plan probably isn’t […]
  • Nintendo’s free-to-start Pokemon Shuffle heads to iOS, Android

    29 June 2015, 2:28 pm by: Matthew Humphries

    Earlier this year the upper ranks of Nintendo’s management decided it was time to embrace mobile games and freemium content. But as is typical with Nintendo, they intend to tackle these markets and […]
  • Hotel offers internet kill switch for vacationers to disconnect

    26 June 2015, 10:29 am by: Natalie Shoemaker

    If you really want to get away and disconnect on your next vacation, consider the Villa Stéphanie, a spa resort dedicated to everything detox and located in Baden-Baden, Germany. The luxury hotel has […]
  • T-Mobile announces free device upgrades whenever you want with Jump! On Demand

    25 June 2015, 2:28 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    T-Mobile has been making a lot of changes to its business model over the years in a series of moves called “Uncarrier.” The latest iteration of this program drops the numbering scheme, because […]
  • Qi wireless charging revision will be as fast as wired quick chargers

    24 June 2015, 1:58 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Wireless charging is undeniably convenient, but it’s also very slow compared to wired charging. When you consider the insane speeds of Quick Charge 2.0 on many phones, wireless options are incredibly pokey by […]
  • Samsung’s thinnest ever Galaxy phone doesn’t even have a camera bump

    23 June 2015, 10:27 am by: Lee Mathews

    Samsung’s gearing up to release the latest addition to the Galaxy family, and it’s a pretty big addition. Well, in two dimensions, anyway. It’s also going to be their thinnest smartphone ever. This […]
  • Arizona State creates a stretchable battery perfect for smartwatches

    18 June 2015, 11:28 am by: Natalie Shoemaker

    The battery life on most smartwatches is dismal, with estimated times of no more than a day. It’s a major barrier to entry for some—no one wants yet another device to constantly charge […]
  • FCC hits AT&T with record $100 million fine for throttling unlimited data users

    18 June 2015, 7:27 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    The Federal Communications Commission has been on a bit of a streak lately. After shutting down the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger and implementing net neutrality, the agency has now slapped AT&T with a […]
  • Fallout Shelter is making millions for Bethesda

    17 June 2015, 3:27 pm by: Meredith Placko

    Bethesda's Fallout app has already surpassed Candy Crush Saga in Apple's charts.
  • Teen killed after locating his lost smartphone with a tracking app

    17 June 2015, 9:30 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Linking your mobile devices to a tracking service is a very good idea in case they get lost or stolen. But actually using tracking services to go find your device is not always […]
  • Fallout Shelter mobile game will help you survive nuclear winter until Fallout 4

    15 June 2015, 1:01 pm by: Meredith Placko

    Bethesda kicked off E3 Sunday night with its much anticipated Fallout 4 footage. The game looks visually stunning. And while Todd Howard didn’t want to give away too much of the plot details, Bethesda treated […]
  • BlackBerry’s next smartphone may run Android

    12 June 2015, 11:27 am by: Lee Mathews

    BlackBerry doesn’t dominate the smartphone market they way they used to. They’re still fighting, though, and now it’s thought that they’re preparing to deploy a secret weapon. An awkward-sounding secret weapon, really: a […]
  • Marathon M5 smartphone packs two batteries for twice the runtime

    11 June 2015, 8:30 am by: Lee Mathews

    There are a lot of ways a company can increase battery life in a smartphone. They can use a more efficient processor, they could opt for an OLED display, or they could even […]
  • New Pizza Hut boxes transform into smartphone movie projectors

    9 June 2015, 4:01 pm by: TJ Dietsch

    Pizza Hut is taking “dinner and a movie” to a whole new level in Hong Kong with the Blockbuster Box. Thanks to a specially designed pizza table (that little plastic disc with legs […]
  • The 5 most important features of iOS 9

    9 June 2015, 1:03 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Apple wants to counter Google and the dominance of Android, and it will make iOS 9 much more intelligent to do so.
  • Apple announces Apple Music with streaming tunes and live internet radio

    8 June 2015, 4:15 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Apple has finally taken the wraps off its long-rumored music service following the 2014 acquisition of Beats. It’s called Apple Music and it’s going up against the likes of Spotify, Google Play Music, […]
  • SoundHound’s new voice assistant app might be smarter than Siri

    3 June 2015, 3:44 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    You’re probably familiar with SoundHound as a way to identify songs, but the company’s new app goes far beyond music ID. Hound is a voice search and control app that’s available first on Android. […]

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