• Charge Your Phone While Eating KFC

    Charge Your Phone While Eating KFC

    Available as a contest prize at select stores or online, the Watt A Box encourages diners to charge their Android or iOS device while eating.) The crate's removable power bank features a USB port and power button, but is about as impressive as the slapdash assembly of your meal.
  • SanDisk’s new 128GB iPhone storage case has a secret bonus feature

    SanDisk’s new 128GB iPhone storage case has a secret bonus feature

    While the company has recently been tackling iPhone storage issues with a number of flash drives such as this one, many consumers were put off by the ugly way the device stuck out of the bottom of the phone.This time around, however, SanDisk has come up with a sleek iXpand Memory Case that can give your iPhone as much as 128GB extra storage, leaving you worry-free if shooting lots of photos and video is your thing.
  • This underwater drone lets you explore the deep blue without getting wet

    This underwater drone lets you explore the deep blue without getting wet

    For land-based types who’d rather relax in a chair while exploring the deep blue, the options aren’t exactly cheap, with such submersibles often costing tens of thousands of dollars.With several years of experience in ROV development, the California-based company has just launched pre-orders for the $3,000 BlueROV2, a solidly built machine it describes as an “underwater drone.
  • 11 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden Features on Your Phone

    11 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden Features on Your Phone

    Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD)—sometimes known as "quick codes" or "feature codes"—is an extra-UI protocol, which allows people to use hidden features.Still, it can be fun to play around and see what unexpected functionality your phone is hiding beneath the surface.
  • HPE Promotes Community For Women In Tech, Developers

    HPE Promotes Community For Women In Tech, Developers

    When transforming a giant tech company rooted in the hardware business into one focused on software and applications, it helps to build a community.At HP Enterprise -- one of two companies formed from the split of Hewlett-Packard -- Lisa-Marie Namphy is all about community.
  • 9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot

    9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot

    We spotlight the better bot platforms presently available to help keep your automation ambitions in line with what your customers really want.AIG, Fiat, GM, and Sony have all started using AgentBot, which provides virtual customer service support.
  • 9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot

    9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot

    We spotlight the better bot platforms presently available to help keep your automation ambitions in line with what your customers really want.AIG, Fiat, GM, and Sony have all started using AgentBot, which provides virtual customer service support.
  • VLC for Android Gets Major Upgrade

    VLC for Android Gets Major Upgrade

    0 officially launched in the Google Play Store on Tuesday, and this "major update" includes everything from network sharing to support for video playlists and multiple windows.The free, open source, cross-platform VLC multimedia player can now tap into Android N, though those who like to live in the past can still use it on devices back to Android 2.
  • Why spend more when the OnePlus 3 challenges phones twice its price?

    Why spend more when the OnePlus 3 challenges phones twice its price?

    There’s considerable expectation that its newest phone, the OnePlus 3, will eclipse every phone that came before it.3-inch screens respectively on their top phones this year, and although the OnePlus 3 has a 5.
  • Microsoft Rolls Out Wallet App To Windows Insiders

    Microsoft Rolls Out Wallet App To Windows Insiders

    Join InformationWeek and a team of industry experts on June 15 for a unique virtual event where yo Microsoft Wallet will bring tap-to-pay to Windows 10 Mobile, starting with Windows Insiders.As of this update, Microsoft Wallet is usable "in over a million retail locations," the company reports.
  • Microsoft Rolls Out Wallet App To Windows Insiders

    Microsoft Rolls Out Wallet App To Windows Insiders

    Eligible devices include the Lumia 950, 950 XL, and 650, running Windows 10 build 14360 or higher.As of this update, Microsoft Wallet is usable "in over a million retail locations," the company reports.
  • 'Godless' Malware Is Attacking Android Devices

    'Godless' Malware Is Attacking Android Devices

    Researchers at Trend Micro recently discovered new Android-based malware called Godless, which targets devices running Android Lollipop or earlier.As Trend Micro points out, that covers almost 90 percent of Android devices.
  • Identity Management for Customer & Partner Portals

    Identity Management for Customer & Partner Portals

    Increasingly, IT sits at the center of the enterprise, enabling business like never before.Siloes between departments fall away as leaders begin to understand the competitive significance of clear, consistent communication between employees, customers and partners.
  • iPhone 7 Release May Shake Up Apple's Upgrade Cycle

    iPhone 7 Release May Shake Up Apple's Upgrade Cycle

    Losing the headphone jack will also help Apple make the iPhone 7 thinner and more resistant to water damage, claim the Journal's sources.For example, the 2008 iPhone 3G and 2009 iPhone 3GS were identical in appearance, as were the 2010 iPhone 4 and 2011 iPhone 4s, the 2012 iPhone 5 and 2013 iPhone 5s, and the 2014 iPhone 6 and 2015 iPhone 6s.
  • Millennials Better Than Gen Xers About Unplugging on Vacation

    Millennials Better Than Gen Xers About Unplugging on Vacation

    Sixty-eight percent of respondents said they checked their personal and work email "at least once a day, every day while on vacation.Roughly 47 percent of men said they would leave their phones behind, while just 37 percent of women would.
  • CTIA, the US Mobile Show, Becomes MWC Americas

    CTIA, the US Mobile Show, Becomes MWC Americas

    So in September 2017, the venerable CTIA show is merging with the global Mobile World Congress series of trade shows to become GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas.The GSMA, the organization which runs MWC, is very, very good at running trade shows.
  • Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation

    Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation

    The underground marketplace is booming and only getting bigger, more sophisticated, and competitiv Salesforce has introduced Cloud App Mobile, an app dev platform that unifies all its efforts to help non-coders develop business applications.This week the SaaS CRM and enterprise applications company shared progress in two different niches -- business-to-business marketing and mobile app development.
  • FAA's Commercial Drone Rule Opens Business Opportunities

    FAA's Commercial Drone Rule Opens Business Opportunities

    That is, once a business owner finds a certified drone pilot.While the new rule does not specifically address privacy concerns, the FAA is launching a privacy education campaign for all drone users.
  • Samsung Commits $1.2 Billion To IoT Research In US

    Samsung Commits $1.2 Billion To IoT Research In US

    2 billion over four years on internet of things (IoT) research and development in the US, largely through its Strategy and Innovation Center, Global Innovation Center, and Samsung Research America.Oh-Hyun Kwon outlined his company's vision for IoT, in which networked sensors and connected devices improve lives.
  • Samsung Commits $1.2 Billion To IoT Research In US

    Samsung Commits $1.2 Billion To IoT Research In US

    2 billion over four years on internet of things (IoT) research and development in the US, largely through its Strategy and Innovation Center, Global Innovation Center, and Samsung Research America.Oh-Hyun Kwon outlined his company's vision for IoT, in which networked sensors and connected devices improve lives.