• The Best Mobile Finance Apps of 2017

    The Best Mobile Finance Apps of 2017

    In every list of the best Android apps and the best iPhone apps, you'll always find a few personal finance apps.Specialty Finance AppsAs much as we love Mint, it's not the only personal finance app in the app stores.
  • The 100 Best iPhone Apps of 2017

    The 100 Best iPhone Apps of 2017

    The returns are in, and we're declaring our slate of winning iPhone apps.Instead, the expert analysts here at PCMag have tested a vast number of apps, sorting the good from the bad, to come up with the enormous list of the 100 best iPhone apps that follows.
  • A Visual History of the iPhone

    A Visual History of the iPhone

    9, 2007, Apple's Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone at the MacWorld convention in San Francisco.It was promptly dubbed the "Jesus Phone" by a critical public who crucified it worshipped it like a gift from God itself.
  • Apple Must Face Suit Claiming App Store Is Monopoly

    Apple Must Face Suit Claiming App Store Is Monopoly

    A class action lawsuit claiming that Apple's App Store is a monopoly can continue, a federal court ruled Thursday, reviving a case that seeks to recover damages from several years' worth of App Store purchases.The suit, originally filed in 2011, argues that since iOS users can't download apps anywhere other than the App Store, it is effectively a monopoly that runs afoul of antitrust rules.
  • Report: Security Flaw Lets Hackers Snoop on 76 iPhone Apps

    Report: Security Flaw Lets Hackers Snoop on 76 iPhone Apps

    HTTPS encryption is good, but it won't protect you from the sort of man-in-the-middle attack that security researchers said this week can affect dozens of popular iPhone and iPad apps.In most cases, they'll be undetected by the app security built into Apple's iOS mobile operating system, according to iOS security expert Will Strafach.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fox Tests Preloading Movies on Phones

    Fox Tests Preloading Movies on Phones

    20th Century Fox, Telstra, and Ericsson have teamed up to preload handsets with "premium movie content" for users to then pay to rent or buy.The idea being that because the movies are instantly available and apparently won't count as part of your data plan allowance as they download (net neutrality?
  • The Best iPad Apps of 2017

    The Best iPad Apps of 2017

    According to Apple, more than a million dedicated iPad apps have been released worldwide.Our staff has tested hundreds of iPad apps and highlighted the best of the best.
  • Gmail Add-Ons Let You Do More From Your Inbox

    Gmail Add-Ons Let You Do More From Your Inbox

    So, Google is working to make your inbox more productive with the introduction of add-ons for Gmail.Now, it's relying on other developers to build Gmail add-ons for their apps.
  • Android Test Delivers 'Home Screen of Your Dreams'

    Android Test Delivers 'Home Screen of Your Dreams'

    Want something a little extra to jazz up your home screen?The Taste Test will ask you some fun questions and ultimately match you up with a new home screen.
  • 'Family Link' Is Google's Twist on Parental Controls

    'Family Link' Is Google's Twist on Parental Controls

    Once everything is set up, you'll have three options for controlling your child's Android experience.Each time he or she wants to download an app from the Google Play store, you'll get a notification to approve or deny it in your Family Link app.
  • Take Alexa On the Go in Amazon's Shopping App

    Take Alexa On the Go in Amazon's Shopping App

    To try it out, press the microphone icon in the Amazon shopping app and ask Alexa to play music, tell jokes, report the weather, read a Kindle book, search for products, or track an order.The Amazon shopping app already lets you search for products using your voice, but the new Alexa integration "goes far beyond search," Amazon said.
  • Find What You Need Faster in Updated Google App

    Find What You Need Faster in Updated Google App

    Along those lines, you now may be able to find the information you're looking for via the Google app without having to type anything into the search bar.The Web giant today added a number of handy shortcuts to its app for Android and iOS and Google.
  • Apple's Clips App Targets Social Media Video Fiends

    Apple's Clips App Targets Social Media Video Fiends

    For times when you want to share a more polished video with your followers, you might want to check out Apple's new Clips app.Announced today alongside an updated iPad, Clips lets you combine video clips, photos, and music into a complete video that you can upload to your social network of choice.
  • This Android App Can Measure Sperm Counts

    This Android App Can Measure Sperm Counts

    The researchers, from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, described their invention in a paper published in Science Translational Medicine this week.It's designed to hold a disposable microchip that contains the semen sample.
  • IKEA Launches Smart Lighting System

    IKEA Launches Smart Lighting System

    Controlling all of your home lighting with an app is convenient, but also potentially quite expensive considering you'll need the hardware and the light bulbs to do it.The most well-known name in this area of tech is Philips Hue, but Philips is getting some new Smart Home competition from another very well-known brand in the form of IKEA.
  • Apple Starts Rejecting Apps if Name Includes Price

    Apple Starts Rejecting Apps if Name Includes Price

    Developers will take any advantage they can get in the overly crowded app stores for Apple's platforms, and that includes reminding potential customers that their app is completely free to use.To that end, it's common to see "free" included as part of the app name.