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  • Flir’s new dongle makes almost any iPhone or Android phone a thermal camera

    7 January 2015, 3:08 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    The Flir iPhone case for the iPhone 5s was pretty cool. Suddenly your iPhone was a thermal camera great for checking on heat leaks in your home or just taking really fun photos of friends. But, if you had an iPhone 5c, a new iPhone or Android phone you were…
  • Asus announces ZenFone 2, with Intel Atom processor, 13MP camera and 1080p display

    5 January 2015, 2:22 pm by: Owen Williams

    Asus today announced its Zenfone 2 phone at CES, that sports a number of different styles and new features over the last model. The Zenfone 2 sports a quad-core Intel Atom processor, 4GB of RAM, a 72% screen to body ratio with less bezels than previously, a…
  • OnePlus reveals its forked Android build to foil Cyanogen snub

    2 January 2015, 8:37 am by: Mic Wright

    Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus promised its own forked version of Android after Cyanogen did an exclusive deal with Micromax in India. Now it’s delivered on that promise with the alpha version of its new ROM. The new Android Lollipop-based fork is…
  • The Palm brand is coming back. Maybe

    31 December 2014, 2:48 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Remember Palm? They made a series of PDAs and smartphones before the world fell in love with the iPhone. Well the brand at least might be returning. According to webOS Nation, the Palm brand has been purchased by Alcatel Onetouch, a brand of Chinese tech…
  • What do your mobile habits say about you?

    24 December 2014, 10:35 am by: Ran Avrahamy

    Ran Avrahamy is the Head of Marketing at AppsFlyer, the cross-platform App Analytics. Do you obsessively check your smartphone? More and more today, we walk into classrooms, restaurants, offices or any physical space full of people and even if Michael Jackson…
  • 50 percent of mobile photographers use the cloud as a hub for backup and storage

    20 December 2014, 2:57 pm by: Jackie Dove

    It seems like only yesterday — but it’s actually been a few years — since the concept of the cloud picked up steam with the general public. Once an unfamiliar and technical term to people without a degree in computer science, the cloud is now more or…
  • Samsung is pulling the plug on its ChatOn messaging service

    19 December 2014, 3:44 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Even though it has signed up over 100 million users since its 2011 launch, Samsung’s free messaging app ChatOn has failed to catch on around the globe. As a result, the company is shutting down the service on February 1, 2015, worldwide but not in the US,…
  • OnePlus rival Micromax’s controversial Cyanogen-powered smartphone launches in India

    18 December 2014, 5:51 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    The battle is on: Micromax, the Indian electronics brand that got OnePlus banned from selling phones in India, has just launched its Yu brand of high-spec smartphones, along with its first device powered by Cyanogen OS. The Yu Yureka (yup, that’s what…
  • After Xiaomi, OnePlus faces sales ban in India

    16 December 2014, 11:47 pm by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    India certainly isn’t making it easy for consumers to get their hands on trending smartphones. The Delhi High Court has just issued an order that bans Chinese device manufacturer OnePlus from importing, marketing and selling its flagship device in the…
  • Pebble smartwatch now supports Android Wear notifications

    16 December 2014, 3:53 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Pebble owners that also happen to own an Android phone should do a little dance about now. The smartwatch now supports Android Wear. Updated today, the beta version of the Pebble app for Android supports Android Wear notifications and you can interact with…

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