• Study: Drivers Use Their Phones During 88 Percent of Trips

    Study: Drivers Use Their Phones During 88 Percent of Trips

    The study, released today by analytics firm Zendrive, found that "Americans use their phones nearly every single time they get behind the wheel.1 million anonymized drivers who made 570 million trips covering 5.
  • iPhone Thief Outsmarted at Coachella Music Festival

    iPhone Thief Outsmarted at Coachella Music Festival

    Music festivals are all about good times, but there's one thing that can instantly kill your vibe: having your smartphone stolen.A bunch of Coachella-goers found themselves in this less-than-ideal scenario over the weekend, but instead of pouting about not being able to Snapchat or text their friends, they got smart.
  • Galaxy S8 Owners Complain of Red Display

    Galaxy S8 Owners Complain of Red Display

    The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are very important smartphones for Samsung due to the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7.According the The Korea Herald, which shared the image you see below, consumers who preordered the S8 and S8 Plus in Korea have taken delivery of their new phones.
  • Tap Into Google Play Music on New Samsung Phones

    Tap Into Google Play Music on New Samsung Phones

    Are you planning to buy a new Samsung smartphone soon?Google has teamed up with Samsung to make Google Play Music the default music player on new Samsung phones and tablets around the world, including the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which launch today.
  • Ubuntu Touch Phone/Tablet Support Ends June

    Ubuntu Touch Phone/Tablet Support Ends June

    But what everyone may have forgotten is that alongside the desktop version of Ubuntu Linux, developer Canonical also launched a mobile operating system called Ubuntu Touch.However, Canonical decided earlier this month that Ubuntu Touch as a project was ending, but no dates were given.
  • AT&T's 5G-Like Speeds Arrive in Austin

    AT&T's 5G-Like Speeds Arrive in Austin

    Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ will get access to faster speeds on AT&T's network in more than 20 cities by the end of the year, the carrier announced on Tuesday.The faster speeds are now available to subscribers with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in parts of Austin.
  • Americans Can't Put Down Their Phones, Shut Off the TV

    Americans Can't Put Down Their Phones, Shut Off the TV

    A new report from market research firm eMarketer reveals that US adults are now spending more than half their day—12 hours and 7 minutes, on average—consuming media.That includes nearly six hours with digital media on a mobile device, desktop, laptop, or tablet and four hours in front of the TV; nearly 1.
  • Jelly Is the World's Smallest 4G Smartphone

    Jelly Is the World's Smallest 4G Smartphone

    That push comes from the smartphone manufacturers and the mobile networks, both of which want more of your cash.This is probably the first time you're hearing about Jelly as it's being offered through Kickstarter by Unihertz.
  • Nissan Fights Distracted Driving With Faraday Cage Armrest

    Nissan Fights Distracted Driving With Faraday Cage Armrest

    Can't seem to pry your eyes away from your smartphone, even when you're behind the wheel?The automaker on Tuesday showed off the Smart Shield, an armrest in the Nissan Juke lined with a Faraday Cage.
  • 10th Anniversary iPhone 8 Expected October

    10th Anniversary iPhone 8 Expected October

    To celebrate the smartphone we're expecting a revolutionary 10th anniversary iPhone 8, and now we're hearing that phone won't suffer any delays and will arrive in October.In fact, we can expect three new iPhone models to be unveiled in September and sold in October.
  • Next Pokemon Mobile Game Details Revealed

    Next Pokemon Mobile Game Details Revealed

    Love it or hate it, Pokemon Go turned out to be a huge hit on mobile platforms and generated millions in revenue for all involved parties.So it should come as no surprise that another Pokemon mobile game is being launched, releasing tomorrow in Japan before heading to other territories in due course.
  • LeEco Lays Off Staff, Will Scale Back US Presence

    LeEco Lays Off Staff, Will Scale Back US Presence

    The job cuts will hit the research and development staff in the company's San Diego office the hardest, Bloomberg reported.Out of a staff of hundreds, only about 50 people will remain, mostly to provide support for current LeEco customers.
  • Android Creator Andy Rubin Debuts 'Essential' Phone

    Android Creator Andy Rubin Debuts 'Essential' Phone

    Andy Rubin thinks smartphone makers can do better; devices shouldn't become outdated every year and should instead "evolve with you.Rubin's new company, Essential, just debuted its first smartphone along with a smart home device similar to Amazon Echo and a new operating system called Ambient.
  • ARM Eyes Mobile AI With New Processors

    ARM Eyes Mobile AI With New Processors

    But ARM, which makes the chipsets found in high-end and budget handsets, is worried about smartphone performance.Its sibling, the Cortex-A55, offers a more modest performance boost but is more than twice as efficient as current chipsets.
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ Promises Faster, Cooler Charging

    Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ Promises Faster, Cooler Charging

    To improve your odds, Qualcomm this week introduced an updated version of its Quick Charge technology, which is included in many Android smartphones and tablets.The new Quick Charge 4+ offers a 15 percent reduction in charging time compared to Quick Charge 4, which was announced last fall.
  • OnePlus 5 to Make Official Debut June 20

    OnePlus 5 to Make Official Debut June 20

    The Chinese smartphone manufacturer plans to unveil its next flagship phone, the OnePlus 5, two weeks from today via an "exclusive online reveal," starting at 12 p.The company, which drummed up demand in the past by selling its phones by invitation only, has already set up a OnePlus 5 launch event page, where you'll presumably be able to watch the unveiling live.
  • Say Hello to the New Moto E4

    Say Hello to the New Moto E4

    The 5-inch Moto E4 goes on sale this month for $129, accompanied by its larger cousin, the 5.5-inch $179 Moto E4 Plus.
  • Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

    Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

    The Galaxy S8 isn't having a huge impact on Samsung's sales, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.1 percent," Guenveur said.
  • Samsung Expected to Launch Galaxy Note 8 in August

    Samsung Expected to Launch Galaxy Note 8 in August

    With the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7, it was unclear whether Samsung could ever attempt to launch another device carrying the Note name.But it looks as though we are going to get a Galaxy Note 8, and a launch window of August is now being hinted at.
  • For a Thinner Smartphone, Remove the Camera Lens

    For a Thinner Smartphone, Remove the Camera Lens

    Lenses must curve, which means designers must add a bit of extra thickness to a smartphone's camera housing to accommodate them.Their camera design uses sensors and software to mimic how the lense of a digital camera captures light.