• ZTE Tips Snapdragon 835 Prototype, Teases Next Axon

    ZTE Tips Snapdragon 835 Prototype, Teases Next Axon

    BARCELONA—ZTE tried to get the jump on other Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-based phones today by pre-announcing a "gigabit phone," but the No.We did get a slight tease of the next Axon, the successor to ZTE's Editors' Choice-winning unlocked Axon 7.
  • Hands On With the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus

    Hands On With the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus

    5-inch P10 Plus are both high-end flagships packed with powerful hardware, the latest software, and some cool camera capabilities.Both the P10 and the P10 Plus feature metal unibody builds available in three different finishes: High Gloss (glossy), Hyper Diamond Cut (textured ridges and a reflective back panel), and Sandblast (matte).
  • Google Assistant Coming to Many More Phones

    Google Assistant Coming to Many More Phones

    Until now, the Assistant was only available on the Google Pixel phones, Google Home, and Android Wear watches, and in the little-used Google Allo app.The new move lets the Assistant enhance the default "OK Google" voice commands and the Google Now feature in most Android phones, turning them more conversational and contextual.
  • Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Jellyfish tanks, wearable luggage, and more

    Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Jellyfish tanks, wearable luggage, and more

    In this column, we cut through all the worthless wearables and Oculus Rift ripoffs to round up the week’s most unusual, ambitious, and exciting projects.They’ve been around for over 500 million years, and can be found in every ocean in the world, from the surface to the deep sea.
  • Watch Live: LG G6 Event at MWC

    Watch Live: LG G6 Event at MWC

    But you can follow along, even if you're not in Spain.US fans will have to get up early; the event begins at noon Barcelona time, which is 6am ET and 3am PT.
  • Hands On: BlackBerry 'Mercury' Becomes KeyOne

    Hands On: BlackBerry 'Mercury' Becomes KeyOne

    The new keyboarded, Android-powered BlackBerry is the KeyOne, and it's launching in April for $549.5-inch screen and the full BlackBerry keyboard you remember; it will be compatible with all major US and Canadian carriers.
  • What to expect at MWC 2017: The LG G6, Huawei P10, a new BlackBerry, and more

    What to expect at MWC 2017: The LG G6, Huawei P10, a new BlackBerry, and more

    CES may be one of the world’s largest gadget shows, but Mobile World Congress is the venue Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, and others make some of the year’s biggest mobile announcements.In the meantime, here’s everything we expect to see at the biggest mobile extravaganza of the year.
  • Weekly Rewind: Insane stunt pilot lady, life beyond Earth, $700 self-driving car

    Weekly Rewind: Insane stunt pilot lady, life beyond Earth, $700 self-driving car

    By facing those hardships, few students are likely to be able to afford a self-driving car anytime soon.A senior at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, Jorgenson is the proud owner of a self-driving Honda Civic — and all it cost him was $700 (plus the cost of the car itself).
  • Google Makes Android Texting More Like iMessage

    Google Makes Android Texting More Like iMessage

    Thinking about switching from an iPhone to a Google Pixel, but don't want to give up iMessage and all of its nifty features?The new texting app is called Android Messages, and at first glance it doesn't do a whole lot more than replace the old name, Messages.
  • Samsung's First 10-Nanometer Chip Has Gigabit LTE

    Samsung's First 10-Nanometer Chip Has Gigabit LTE

    The first production chip to roll off Samsung's recently-opened 10-nanometer FinFET production line is the Exynos 9 Series 8895, and it will come embedded with a gigabit LTE modem, Samsung announced on Thursday.The new Exynos 9 chip supports five-carrier aggregation, a technology that increases data rates when more spectrum is available and makes gigabit speeds over LTE possible.
  • Understand Your Attacker: A Practical Guide to Identifying TTPs With Threat Intelligence

    Download Combat threats by understanding your adversaries and the tools, techniques, and processes (TTPs) they're likely to weaponize.This white paper shares research on the latest attacker tools, provides architecture recommendations for organizations looking to strengthen security controls, and helps analysts use threat intelligence to more quickly and effectively identify threat trends.
  • The Best Unlimited Data Plan: Verizon vs. T-Mobile vs. AT&T vs. Sprint

    The Best Unlimited Data Plan: Verizon vs. T-Mobile vs. AT&T vs. Sprint

    announced revamped, tweaked, or entirely new unlimited data plans.But just because all four major carriers now offer “unlimited” data doesn’t mean that the plans are equal.
  • Indicators of Compromise vs Indicators of Exposure

    Indicators of Compromise vs Indicators of Exposure

    Download An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.While indicators of compromise give valuable insight to past cyber-events, it's difficult to use them as early warning signs of potential attacks.
  • How To Avoid A Costly Bad Hire

    How To Avoid A Costly Bad Hire

    Download The cost of selecting the wrong person to hire can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.When you add to that the intangibles, like the potential negative impact to a company's morale and productivity, the cost of a bad hire goes up exponentially.
  • Verizon Tops Network Performance Survey

    Verizon Tops Network Performance Survey

    Despite significant improvements in the LTE networks of T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T, Verizon once again took the top spot in a biannual independent test of mobile network performance.The RootMetrics report, released this week, found that Verizon was the "undisputed leader" in terms of network reliability and coverage.
  • Avoid This Pitfall to Get the Best Wireless Deals

    Avoid This Pitfall to Get the Best Wireless Deals

    As I discovered this weekend, sometimes wireless sales people don't know what they're selling.To make a long story short, I tried to sign up for T-Mobile's three-line plan, which is advertised as $140 per month.
  • Microsoft Unveils Slimmed-Down 'Skype Lite'

    Microsoft Unveils Slimmed-Down 'Skype Lite'

    A new version of Skype built specifically for the Indian market is easier on smartphone batteries and data use and even works on 2G connections.Called Skype Lite, it went live on the Google Play store in India today.
  • Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

    Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

    The company’s Spectacles sunglasses have lit up the internet, a result of both the product’s unique nature and its initial limited availability.More: Get a pair of Snapchat’s Spectacles from an actual NYC shop for a limited time Now that Spectacles can be purchased online, avid snappers will no doubt have lots of questions about the fashion-forward eye candy, so let’s not waste time.
  • Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps

    Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps

    Today Intel announced its XMM7650 modem, which joins Qualcomm's X16 in the gigabit LTE world.The Qualcomm modem is in some Australian and Japanese hotspots, and it's likely to appear in the Samsung Galaxy S8 phone.
  • iPhone 8 Rumor Tips 3D Selfies

    iPhone 8 Rumor Tips 3D Selfies

    If the latest rumors pan out, the iPhone 8 will have a much more feature-rich front-facing camera.9to5Mac got its hands on a report released today by reliable Apple analyst KGI Ming-Chi Kuo indicating that the next iPhone will have a "revolutionary" front camera with 3D capabilities.