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  • Google’s in-car Android Auto won’t need a tethered phone from 2016

    19 December 2014, 5:28 pm by: Russell Holly

    Rumor has it Google’s plans for its vehicle-friendly Android Auto OS are evolving. Rather than existing as a projected software solution that doesn’t offer too much more than feature parity with Apple’s CarPlay, […]
  • Out There: Omega Edition looks stunning, even better than the original

    18 December 2014, 5:01 pm by: James Plafke

    The best mobile game of 2014 is getting huge update, and it looks stunning.
  • Band teardown reveals the heart of Microsoft’s smartwatch

    18 December 2014, 11:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    Smartwatches and fitness trackers like the Microsoft Band can provide all kinds of insights about your daily activities… but how do they do it? A complete teardown seems like a good place to […]
  • This smartphone comparison chart could help you find your next phone

    17 December 2014, 3:30 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    So you need a new phone, but there are probably a zillion options out there with different screen sizes, memory configurations, and prices. It can be kind of overwhelming, right? There’s a neat […]
  • Sony’s next wearable computer snaps on to your existing glasses

    17 December 2014, 10:29 am by: Russell Holly

    Google Glass may not have been the revolutionary piece of tech the world latched on to as though it were the next iPhone, but it can’t be denied that we’re seeing a lot […]
  • T-Mobile just announced rollover data for almost every user

    16 December 2014, 1:31 pm by: Russell Holly

    Remember back when rollover minutes were a cool new thing we could get on mobile phones? Thanks to what he says was an overwhelming number of requests from users, T-Mobile’s John Legere has […]
  • Duet Display makes an iPad a lag-free second screen for your Mac

    15 December 2014, 4:26 pm by: Russell Holly

    With the sheer volume of high quality iOS apps and the ability to AirPlay your desktop to your Apple TV, we’ve all worked pretty hard to create use cases that eliminate the need […]
  • What are the best Nexus 6 cases?

    14 December 2014, 10:00 am by: Grant Brunner

    With a quad-core Snapdragon 805 SoC, 3GB of RAM, and a massive 5.96-inch display, Motorola’s Nexus 6 is a fantastic smartphone. That said, with a flagship smartphone comes a whopping price tag. Buying […]
  • Samsung starts manufacturing 14nm Apple A9 processors for iPhone 7

    12 December 2014, 7:27 am by: Matthew Humphries

    The iteration of Apple’s iPhone line of smartphones is relentless, with a new one expected every year. The last one, the iPhone 6, was released on September 19, and while that may still […]
  • Google is refunding $19 million of in-app purchases (if you ask them)

    10 December 2014, 3:17 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had been battling companies that run app stores for their handling of in-app purchases for the last year or so. Apple folded quickly, announcing a $32.5 million settlement […]
  • The Vivo X5Max is the world’s thinnest smartphone at 4.75mm

    10 December 2014, 2:00 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Oppo held the crown briefly when the 4.85mm-thick R5 shipped, but then Vivo came along with the 4.75mm-thick X5Max.
  • Palm-sized Zano auto-follow drone takes extreme selfies

    10 December 2014, 11:29 am by: Lee Mathews

    Can’t justify $1,000 for an auto-follow drone like the AirDog? Then maybe the palm-sized Zano is the quadcopter for you. With an estimated street price of just $265, it looks quite a bargain […]
  • Dropbox Carousel comes the rescue of your 16GB phone

    10 December 2014, 9:27 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Smartphones now regularly come with 16-20MP cameras that can spit out huge image files. At the same time, many device makers continue to insist on making 16GB of internal storage the norm. These […]
  • iOS 8.1.2 is available now: How to download, and what’s new

    9 December 2014, 3:32 pm by: James Plafke

    Less than one month ago, Apple released iOS 8.1.1, cleaning up some bugs that it elected not to disclose to the unwitting updating masses, and increasing performance on the iPad 2 and iPhone […]
  • Microsoft now has more than 40 apps on Android

    8 December 2014, 3:42 pm by: Russell Holly

    When Linus Torvalds famously said, “If Microsoft ever does applications for Linux it means I’ve won,” there’s a good chance he didn’t imagine the world we live in today. While Microsoft has yet […]
  • Amazon has a serious ebook theft problem

    8 December 2014, 10:27 am by: Russell Holly

    It would appear as though Amazon has a problem with author accounts being used to steal books and resell them under another name, as Kindle Direct Publishing users discover a single author with […]
  • 5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting for

    5 December 2014, 2:30 pm 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.
  • Apple’s iPod touch is king of the crumbling portable media castle

    5 December 2014, 2:07 pm by: Russell Holly

    My house contains 3 young ladies all wanting a portable music and video chat device for Christmas. The iPod touch turns out to be the only real option.
  • Verizon has started shutting down its 3G network

    4 December 2014, 4:42 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    It’s the beginning of the end for 3G networks in the US. Verizon, a carrier that once touted its supremacy in 3G coverage, has started switching it off. In place of its 3G […]
  • Starbucks removes the need to talk to anyone when ordering a coffee

    4 December 2014, 8:33 am by: Matthew Humphries

    You may remember earlier this year that Starbucks was carrying out tests to see how long its coffee takes to cool down. More importantly, how long does it stay hot enough to be […]

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