• US Senate Ditches BlackBerry For Apple, Samsung

    US Senate Ditches BlackBerry For Apple, Samsung

    The US government's long-term relationship with BlackBerry smartphones appears to have come to an end.Beyond the death of BBOS 10, the move is yet another shovel of dirt on top of the coffin of BlackBerry's handset business.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Mobile Chip Unveiled

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Mobile Chip Unveiled

    Barely in the market six months, Qualcomm has already named the 820's successor.These phones are among the leaders in advanced features, such as virtual reality, something the Snapdragon 820 excels at.
  • Is the Smartphone Already Obsolete?

    Is the Smartphone Already Obsolete?

    The smartphone era turns 10 this year, but the next great form factor may be ready to take its place.Under his second tenure at Apple, the company had already managed the twin masterstrokes of reimagining consumer hardware design and reinventing the music industry.
  • Matte Black iPhone 7 Casing Unexpectedly Chipping

    Matte Black iPhone 7 Casing Unexpectedly Chipping

    Owners started noticing the casing had chips where the aluminum was visible beneath the anodized surface.As spotted by 9to5Mac, it looks as though that same issue is happening again with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but only on matte black models.
  • Apple Orders 160M iPhone 8 OLED Panels

    Apple Orders 160M iPhone 8 OLED Panels

    All the rumors suggest the iPhone 8 will be a very different smartphone to the iPhone 7 and what has come before.According to The Korean Herald, last year Apple ordered 100 million OLED panels from Samsung Display for use in the iPhone 8.
  • 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.