• Microsoft, MIT Create 'Smart' Tattoo For Phone Control

    Microsoft, MIT Create 'Smart' Tattoo For Phone Control

    Microsoft Research and MIT Media Lab PhD students have teamed up to create the next level of wearable: Temporary smart tattoos.This experimental type of smart device can be used to control electronics or send data through NFC.
  • Smartphone Market Sees Dramatic Decline In 2016

    Smartphone Market Sees Dramatic Decline In 2016

    Leading sales and marketing tea The smartphone market is expected to hit a big slowdown this year, with shipments growing by less than 2% -- a dramatic decline from 2015, according to new numbers from IDC.The global smartphone market, which seemed to enjoy steady growth ever since the introduction of the first iPhone 10 years ago, has now hit a significant slowdown, with shipments expected to grow only 1.
  • The Uncertain is a 3D Adventure Game in a Post-Apocalyptic Setting

    The Uncertain is a 3D Adventure Game in a Post-Apocalyptic Setting

    The Uncertain, published for SHIELD Android TV owners, is available on Google Play priced at $14.In this game, which has quite the story to it, you play as an Engineering Robot who seems quite curious about the human race that has been extinct for quite some time.
  • Tuesday Poll: Which Phone Would You Choose After the Galaxy Note 7?

    Tuesday Poll: Which Phone Would You Choose After the Galaxy Note 7?

    This morning, shortly after Samsung announced that it had permanently ended the life of the Galaxy Note 7, we shared with you a handful of phones that would be solid replacements.While none can fully match the feature set of the Galaxy Note 7 (How sad is that, by the way?
  • Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

    Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

    99 Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe shows up at a perfect time to take advantage of Samsung's misfortunes.Compare Similar ProductsCompare ZTE Axon 7 %displayPrice% OnePlus 3 (Unlocked) %displayPrice% Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge %displayPrice% HTC 10 %displayPrice% Apple iPhone 7 Plus %displayPrice% Motorola Moto G4 Plus %displayPrice% Design, Features, and DisplayThe ZenFone 3 Deluxe lives up to its classy sounding moniker.
  • Dev Finds One-Handed Keyboard Code Hidden in iOS

    Dev Finds One-Handed Keyboard Code Hidden in iOS

    Small hands can make opening jars, playing the piano, and typing one-handed quite difficult.So it's a wonder why Apple never made public the one-handed keyboard hidden in its mobile operating system.
  • Fans Want ZTE to Make an Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Phone

    Fans Want ZTE to Make an Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Phone

    The public wants ZTE to make an eye-tracking, self-adhesive phone.The unnamed device is the grand-prize winner of the company's crowdsourced Project CSX, which was announced at CES 2016 and asked the Internet which product ZTE should make next.
  • Google Pixel XL More Difficult to Repair Than iPhone 7

    Google Pixel XL More Difficult to Repair Than iPhone 7

    In fact, its repairability score of six out of 10 is lower than that of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, both of which earned a seven out of 10.The Pixel XL lost points because of the phone's "thin, poorly supported" display assembly and press-fit notches, which make removing the midframe "laborious.
  • The End of Marketing

    The End of Marketing

    This is going to be political but you won't be able to tell which side I'm on (if you choose to read on).The simple answer is that it impacts CRM and I have a viewpoint -- but as I say, I'm not picking or revealing a side.
  • Rumor: iPhone, MacBook to Get Wireless Charging, More RAM

    Rumor: iPhone, MacBook to Get Wireless Charging, More RAM

    While a price drop would be consistent with Apple's historical strategy, which has been to discount prices of older models after a year or so, component upgrades may be more of a stretch.Such an upgrade, then, would depend on whether or not Intel releases its Cannonlake processors in time.
  • Mirai Botnet Moves to Take Liberia Offline

    Mirai Botnet Moves to Take Liberia Offline

    The Mirai botnet, which unleashed a massive DDoS attack that crippled US Internet access last month, may have been used in another attempt to take the entire country of Liberia offline this week.ZDNet reports that a Mirai-based botnet, called "Botnet 14," has spent much of the past week intermittently attacking IP addresses of the two telecom operators that co-own the only fiber cable coming into the West African nation of Liberia.
  • Ballmer: Bill Gates Didn't Want Microsoft to Make Hardware

    Ballmer: Bill Gates Didn't Want Microsoft to Make Hardware

    The company ultimately did so in 2012 with the first Surface tablet, though Ballmer said he had to spent a lot of time convincing Microsoft's board, which largely shared Gates's view.And then things came to a climax around what to do about the phone business.
  • Google Home Earns Top Marks for DIY Repairs

    Google Home Earns Top Marks for DIY Repairs

    Unveiled during May's I/O developer conference, Google Home streams video and audio between Cast-enabled gadgets, letting you play music, search the Web, or control smart home devices.05-pound Google Home comes in white, with magnetic, swappable bases available in different colors and materials.
  • Facebook Chat 'Rooms' Return in Messenger

    Facebook Chat 'Rooms' Return in Messenger

    Going forward, those in Australia and Canada will have access to Rooms inside Facebook Messenger.But social-networking app Room, which claimed to be the "first mobile application that enables you to create and join mini private" chat rooms, accused Facebook of stealing its idea.
  • Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    First, it will extend the "mute" feature it rolled out in 2014 to notifications.Folks can block keywords, phrases, and entire conversations from reaching their notification tab, similar to the way Instagram lets users ban specific words in their comments section.
  • Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Already the top paid photo-editing app in the App Store, Facetune lets you not only fix obvious issues like blemishes and flash-reddened eyes, but also whiten teeth and reshape heads.The company behind Facetune, Lightricks, also makes Enlight (an Apple Best of 2016 award runner-up), an all-around mobile photo editor with Photoshop-like layer capabilities.
  • AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

    AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

    AT&T has launched the first US 5G business customer trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.Together, they will test Internet access, VPN, Unified Communications applications, and 4K video streams; the trial also showcases the potential of 5G VoIP over the 15GHz and 28GHz spectrum bands, and promises to hit transfer speeds as high as 14.
  • Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

    Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled an earlier court decision that would have required Samsung to pay Apple $399 million for damages related to smartphone patent infringement.The decision is a significant reversal of fortunes for Apple, which was initially awarded north of $1 billion, before seeing its damages eroded to $548 million and finally to just under $400 million with successive appeals by Samsung's lawyers.