• NY Bill Would Let Cops Use 'Breathalyzer for Texting'

    NY Bill Would Let Cops Use 'Breathalyzer for Texting'

    You don't have to look far to find news of car accidents and deaths caused by drivers who were texting behind the wheel.Two New York state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow police to use technology that is being referred to as a breathalyzer for texting.
  • The Best Apps for Tracking Your Online Purchases and Deliveries

    The Best Apps for Tracking Your Online Purchases and Deliveries

    We rely so much on online shopping that occasionally, a box arrives and we have no idea what's inside.If you need help getting organized and you do a lot of online shopping, a really good package-tracking iPhone app or Android app is indispensable.
  • Samsung+ App Adds Remote Support

    Samsung+ App Adds Remote Support

    But have no fear, Samsung Galaxy users: A new app puts customer service in the palm of your hand.0) of its Samsung+ app, with features like live support, Samsung Assist, On-Demand Answers, and device diagnostics.
  • 'Watch' Entire Vine Feed With One Tap

    'Watch' Entire Vine Feed With One Tap

    Twitter-owned Vine this week introduced a new way to view an entire channel with a single click.But as Vine says in a blog post, "people love to go through a channel or watch an account from start to finish.
  • Facebook to Use AI to Describe Photos to Blind Users

    Facebook to Use AI to Describe Photos to Blind Users

    Previously, the social network announced only the name of the person who posted the photo on Facebook, followed by the term "photo.In November, the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team achieved "new milestones," including a "state-of-the-art system that segments, or distinguishes between, objects in a photo" 30 percent faster and using 10 times less training data than previous industry benchmarks.
  • Report: FBI Hired Hackers to Crack Shooter's iPhone

    Report: FBI Hired Hackers to Crack Shooter's iPhone

    The FBI reportedly employed professional hackers to help crack a San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone.According to The Washington Post, officials used a previously unknown security flaw to unlock the handset without erasing any data.
  • Luminos - Astronomy Companion (for iPad)

    Luminos - Astronomy Companion (for iPad)

    When I reviewed Luminos - Astronomy Companion last year, I gave this iPad app an Editors' Choice for educational astronomy apps thanks to its usefulness to a range of users, from beginning stargazers to advanced amateur astronomers.Design and FeaturesLuminos has a typical interface for a planetarium program, with most of the iPad's screen used to show a virtual view of the sky.
  • Design Your Own Google Nexus Phone Case

    Design Your Own Google Nexus Phone Case

    Choose between two variations: Photos Live Case lets you pick and print any photo (be sure to capture your cat's best side), while Places Live Case uses Google Maps to design a stylized version of your favorite location.As an added bonus, they come with companion live wallpaper on your phone's homescreen when you download the Live Case app.
  • Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Pretty in Pink Gold

    Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Pretty in Pink Gold

    A day after Apple unveiled the first rose gold MacBook, Samsung released "pink gold" versions of its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge handsets.Debuting today in Korea, the new color will be made available "soon" for customers in other markets; there is no word on whether that includes the US.
  • The Best Unlocked Phones of 2016

    The Best Unlocked Phones of 2016

    In many ways, nothing beats the freedom of an unlocked phone.If you change SIM cards overseas, you won't have your US phone number while you're there.
  • Barclays Finally Supports Apple Pay in UK

    Barclays Finally Supports Apple Pay in UK

    banks now support Apple Pay as Barclays finally went live this week.To pay, folks with an iPhone 6 or later can hold their handset near the card reader, with a finger on the Touch ID button.
  • Facebook Messenger Adds Group Calling (for 50 People)

    Facebook Messenger Adds Group Calling (for 50 People)

    Now users of both apps can open any Facebook Messenger group chat and press the phone icon in the upper right corner to initiate a call.The participant limit is capped at a whopping 50 people, Facebook confirmed.
  • Cosmic-Watch (for iPad)

    Cosmic-Watch (for iPad)

    It's an app for the iPad, the iPhone, and the iPod touch (I tested it on an iPad Air 2).Design and FeaturesCosmic Watch has three main modes: Clock Mode, Astronomy Mode, and Astrology Mode.
  • Text Emoji to Pornhub, Get Videos Sent to Your Phone

    Text Emoji to Pornhub, Get Videos Sent to Your Phone

    Remember when Domino's started letting you order a pizza by simply tweeting the pizza emoji?No longer do you have to actually visit Pornhub's site to get your fix.
  • Report: Taliban App Pulled From Google Play

    Report: Taliban App Pulled From Google Play

    An Android app created by the Taliban has been pulled from the Google Play store.The app was developed by the Islamic fundamentalist group in an attempt to increase visibility—and spread propaganda.
  • Evernote, Facebook Now Sync with Outlook's Calendar App

    Evernote, Facebook Now Sync with Outlook's Calendar App

    You can also RSVP to Facebook invites within the Outlook app.Anything else will require switching over to the Facebook app by tapping the "Open in Facebook" button.
  • HTC 10 vs. Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5: Android Flagship Showdown

    HTC 10 vs. Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5: Android Flagship Showdown

    The HTC 10 is a worthy successor to HTC's old flagship, the HTC One M9.Design and FeaturesThe new HTC 10 retains the phone maker's most distinctive design element—a solid, premium metal build.
  • How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

    How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

    The moment I started seriously worrying about credit card and debit card skimmers wasn't when my entire bank account was transferred to Turkey, or when I had to get three credit cards in two months because of fraudulent charges.More advanced devices to steal your information are installed by criminals directly on to ATMs and credit card readers.
  • The 10 Best Phones of 2016

    The 10 Best Phones of 2016

    We're a smartphone-dominated nation, with 4G LTE networks beating many home Internet connections in terms of speed.Maybe you're lusting after a certain device—say, an unlocked smartphone for international travel.
  • Google Photos Now Supports 'Live Photos' on iOS

    Google Photos Now Supports 'Live Photos' on iOS

    0 can back up and view Live Photos—Cupertino's answer to GIFs—on Google's photo app.Introduced in September as one of the standout features of the latest iPhones, Live Photos capture a three-second video surrounding the time a photo is taken.