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  • BlackBerry unveils its mid-range 4G all-touch Leap smartphone

    3 March 2015, 4:44 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    BlackBerry unveiled its new Leap smartphone today at Mobile World Congress. It’s a 5-inch all-touch 4G LTE device aimed at young professionals and features the latest version of BlackBerry 10 OS. The Leap has a 720p screen, a 1.5Ghz processor, and 2GB of RAM…
  • Google falters on promise to encrypt Android Lollipop devices by default

    3 March 2015, 3:47 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    When Android Lollipop was announced last year, Google said it would require full-disk encryption by default. However, new devices shipping with Android 5.0 don’t include it as a standard feature, Ars Technica discovered. Last October, Google published a…
  • Silent Circle’s security-focused Blackphone is getting a sequel and a tablet companion

    2 March 2015, 8:22 am by: Mic Wright

    Privacy firm Silent Circle has revealed the successor to Blackphone, its security-focused smartphone, along with its first, somewhat confusingly branded, Blackphone tablet. The Blackphone 2 and Blackphone+ tablet will both go on sale later this year, running…
  • Jolla is building a secure version of its Sailfish OS as a rival to Android

    2 March 2015, 6:05 am by: Mic Wright

    Jolla, which last hit our radar when it smashed the crowfunding target for its Sailfish OS tablet, has revealed it’s building a secure version of the OS. It’s teaming up with another Finnish firm, SSH Communications Security, to create Sailfish Secure. The…
  • Telefónica will provide connectivity to Bluesmart’s smart suitcase

    2 March 2015, 3:00 am by: Anna Heim

    IoT startup Bluesmart has partnered with Spanish carrier Telefónica, the company announced today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The operator will be providing Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connectivity for Bluesmart’s upcoming smart luggage. As you may…
  • Samsung announces Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, arriving next month

    1 March 2015, 12:53 pm by: Owen Williams

    Today at MWC in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung unveiled its two new flagship handsets for 2015: the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Both of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 devices tout a 5.1” Quad HD (at a whopping 2560×1440 resolution) 577ppi display, a quad-core processor, 3GB…
  • How to stop checking your phone like an addict

    28 February 2015, 7:00 am by: Max Ogles

    Max Ogles is the author of Boost: Create Good Habits Using Psychology and Technology and he writes at MaxOgles.com about behavior change, psychology, and technology. Sign up to receive his free app guide, ‘117 Apps to Help You Create Good Habits,’ or…
  • Dropbox and Vodafone team up to offer customers 25GB free storage

    27 February 2015, 5:44 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Vodafone customers will be getting some free cloud storage staring next month. The carrier and Dropbox announced today that customers will receive 25GB of free storage on the cloud-storage service for one year. The storage will be used by Vodafone’s Backup+…
  • LG’s Android Lollipop-based G Flex 2 rolling out today

    25 February 2015, 12:33 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    LG has announced that its G Flex 2 smartphone is rolling out to major carriers in the US, UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong and Singapore. The device will next become available in other key markets in North and South America, Europe and Asia in the weeks…
  • Blackberry Classic will launch on Verizon for $99 on February 26

    24 February 2015, 12:56 pm by: Amanda Connolly

    Remember the good old days of QWERTY keyboards and trackpads? Well, it seems like they are making a comeback – Verizon Wireless has confirmed that the BlackBerry Classic will be going on sale from Thursday, February 26. The phone will be priced at $99.99…

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