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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Packs Flagship Specs And Features, But With $300 Price Tag

Xiaomi raised the roof with its cost-efficient "Pocophone F1" that sells at $300. The Pocophone F1 is strengthened with specs that include a 4000mAh battery, a 20 MP selfie cam, and dual rear 12 MP, and 5 MP cameras.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 23, 2018

Ingenious Smartphone Case Acts Like A Mobile Airbag To Protect Your Device When Dropped

A German engineering student invented an active smartphone case that acts as a mobile airbag to protect the device when it's about to hit the ground. Here's how it works and looks in action.

Gadgets June 29, 2018

Delta IV Successfully Launches WGS-9 Satellite Into Orbit: Why This Is Crucial To US Military Defense

The successful launching of the WGS-9 satellite into orbit was crucial to U.S. military defense. The addition of WGS-9 to the constellation makes it the only military communications systems capable of X-band and Ka-band communications.

Space March 20, 2017

Mobile Search, YouTube Drive Alphabet’s Strong Q4 Growth

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has reported a total revenue of $26.1 billion, a 22 percent rise over 2015’s $21.33 billion revenue. Mobile search and YouTube surface as its primary growth drivers.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

Starbucks Sales Remain Slow, And Congestion In Stores May Be To Blame

Lower than expected Starbucks sales growth has been disclosed on Jan. 26, with part of the blame pinned on congestion inside stores that push some customers to leave without a purchase. Blame it on mobile order-and-pay, too.

Business Tech January 27, 2017

E! News Begins Strong Digital Content Delivery Push

E! News is beginning a strong push into digital content delivery. The network wants fans of its entertainment news to access content on mobile devices, social media and video on-demand platforms.

Internet August 23, 2016

Nintendo Plans On Making Next 2 Mobile Games Free-To-Play

New reports suggest that the next two Nintendo mobile games, based on the 'Fire Emblem' and 'Animal Crossing' franchises, will be free to play, but will also offer microtransactions to players.

Video Games May 11, 2016

Charge To Launch An SMS And Data-Only Plan For $10 Per Month

The LTE mobile data program can be used with any Sprint LTE-capable device, as well as Apple and Google Nexus devices, regardless of their carrier.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 4, 2016

Google Chrome Hits 1 Billion Monthly Active Users As It Turns 50

Google Chrome’s popularity has reached a new high. The browser crossed the 1 billion mark for mobile users and releasing the 50th browser version this week.

Google April 23, 2016

First Airbus Jet Made In US Takes Maiden Flight

The first U.S.-produced aircraft by European aircraft maker Airbus took its maiden flight from Mobile, Alabama last Monday. The A321 jetliner is due to be delivered to JetBlue in the early second quarter.

Business March 22, 2016

Samsung Warns Of Weaker 2016 Earnings As Slowing Demand For Smartphones Drives Down Sales

Samsung foresees weaker 2016 earnings due to the decreasing demand for smartphones and other gadgets. The company predicts challenging business situations in the first quarter of the year due to poor seasonal demand and struggles in the IT business.

Business January 29, 2016

Verizon Gears Up To Pilot Blazing-Fast 5G Technology In US This Year

After introducing the first 4G network to the United States six years ago, Verizon is aiming higher than ever. The carrier announced its plans to launch a hyper fast 5G network until 2020, and is working double time to make it happen.

FUTURE TECH January 23, 2016

Snapchat Closing The Gap With Facebook With Six Billion Video Views A Day

Popular messaging app Snapchat has just notched six billion video views every day. Not so long ago, Facebook touted that its over a billion users watch videos eight billion times per day.

Apps/Software November 10, 2015

Aloft Hotels Now Lets You Order Room Service With Emoji

Picking up the phone to order room service is so 2000-and-late. Aloft Hotels now lets you order room service by texting with emojis.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 21, 2015

UberRush Launches In Chicago And San Francisco

Uber isn't just about hailing rides anymore. On Wednesday, the company announced that it has expanded its UberRush mobile delivery service from New York into Chicago and San Francisco.

Apps/Software October 14, 2015

Twitter's New Moments Feature Makes It Easier To Find The Best Tweets

Twitter announced a new feature called Moments Tuesday. Moments is designed to make it easier for users to find the best content around a single topic people are talking about on the social network.

Apps/Software October 6, 2015

You'll Soon Be Able To Play Games On Your Smartphone With Retro Cartridges

Do you miss the feeling of playing video games on cartridges? One Japanese startup is hoping to bring them back in this age of mobile gaming.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 21, 2015

Pope Francis Gets His Own Emoji In Time For His First US Visit

Pope Francis will be making his first visit to the U.S. later this month. And now you can chat with your friends all about it using new Popemoji.

Apps/Software September 11, 2015

Global Smartphone Sales Growth Slows, According To New Gartner Report

Information technology research and advisory firm Gartner released a new report Thursday. In it, the firm reports that worldwide sales of smartphones achieved the slowest growth rate since 2013.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 20, 2015

Mozilla Introduces A New Version Of 'Webmaker' Aimed At Empowering Global Mobile-First Content Creators

The new version of Mozilla Webmaker launched from beta this morning with a focus on contributing to a network of global content makers in emerging digital economies.

Apps/Software August 17, 2015

Over 198 Million People All Around The World Now Use Ad-Blocking Software

The trend of blocking ads through extensions available in most web browsers is growing at an exponential rate.

Internet August 10, 2015

At Last, You Can Search Instagram On The Web

Until now, the only way to search Instagram was in the mobile app or with a third-party website. No more. Today, Instagram has added its own web search to instagram.com.

Internet July 20, 2015

Instagram Finally Realizes It's 2015 And Boosts Image Resolution To 1080 by 1080 Pixels

After five years since launch, Instagram is now allowing users to upload clearer, crisper and more detailed pictures on its platform.

Apps/Software July 7, 2015

This Pizza Hut Box Holds Your Pie Then Lets You Watch Movies

Ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Group has created a Pizza Hut box that doubles as a movie projector. Who knew eating the pizza could be only half the fun?

Internet Culture May 27, 2015

20th Century Fox's New Movie Of The Day App Brings You Flash Sales On iTunes

20th Century Fox launched a new app Wednesday that offers daily discounts for its films on iTunes. Movie of the Day will offer discounts of up to 70 percent on a movie for 24 hours.

Movies/TV Shows May 27, 2015

Periscope Is Now Available On Android

Periscope, the live video streaming app owned by Twitter, is now available for Android users. The app lets you broadcast live video to the world through Periscope or through Twitter.

Apps/Software May 26, 2015

New Emojis For 2016 May Include Avocado, Bacon And A Selfie

Good news for those who think no set of emojis is complete without a symbol for a selfie. The Unicode Consortium has submitted that and 37 other new characters for approval to use in 2016.

Internet Culture May 21, 2015

Me Too! Bing To Favor Mobile-Friendly Websites

The fallout from Mobilegeddon has spread from Google Search to Microsoft's Bing. Microsoft says its new mobile friendly metrics for websites strikes a balance between mobile friendliness and relevancy.

Internet May 15, 2015

'The Big Lebowski' As Told In Emoji Is Almost As Entertaining As The Movie

There are so many memorable scenes from the 1998 cult classic 'The Big Lebowski.' Now we thankfully know what they all look like in emoji form.

Movies/TV Shows May 11, 2015

Nintendo Plans To Have 5 Mobile Games By March 2017

Nintendo is looking to make a big splash in the mobile market with five games coming before March 2017.

Geek May 8, 2015

Instagram Added Emoji Hashtags With Its Latest Update

You don't just have to use words for your hashtags on Instagram anymore. The app now lets you use emojis to tag your photos, and that deserves a thumbs up.

Internet Culture April 27, 2015

Acer Makes Bold Move With Predator Gaming Tablet ... But Is It A Wise One?

The PC player is going a bit deeper in providing a gaming device, though Acer hasn't been widely expressive regarding the Predator, a tablet aimed toward serious gamers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 26, 2015

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2015: How To Watch 'Nerd Prom' On Your TV, Online And On Your Phone

The 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner takes over the nation's capital tonight. Here's how you can be sure to see all of the buzzworthy moments from this year's "Nerd Prom."

Movies/TV Shows April 25, 2015

Google Reports $17.3 Billion Quarterly Earnings And Indicates Mobile Is Priority

Wall Street continues to question Google’s strength in mobile as rivals such as Facebook take a bigger piece of the mobile apps.

Money April 24, 2015

Delete Embarrassing Social Media Posts Of Yore With New App Clear

Everyone has posts from their early days of social media that they would rather not revisit. This new app will help you delete them before anyone else sees.

Internet Culture April 22, 2015

The Most Popular Emojis In Your Country May Surprise You

From hearts to a pile of poo, everyone's got their favorite emoji. However, you probably won't be able to guess which emoji is most popular in your neck of the woods.

Internet Culture April 22, 2015

Mobilegeddon Is Here: What It Means For Web Developers, Web Surfers And You

Google is changing its search algorithm on mobile to prioritize mobile-friendly websites, essentially limiting how often mobile users will run into websites that are not optimized for mobile. Here's what that means for you.

Internet April 22, 2015

7 Pop Culture Emojis That Should Come With Apple's Next iOS Update

Apple's iOS 8.3 update finally brought us new racially diverse emojis last week. It would also be pretty amazing if these seven pop culture-related emojis came with the next update.

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2015

MTV Movie Awards 2015: How To Watch On TV, Online And On Your Phone

The MTV Movie Awards air live Sunday, April 12 at 8 p.m. EST. Here's how you can make sure you don't miss any of the moments everyone will be talking about Monday morning.

Movies/TV Shows April 12, 2015

'Game Of Thrones' Season 5: How To Watch The Premiere On TV, Online And On Your Phone

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 premieres Sunday, April 12 at 9 p.m. EST. Here's how to make sure you don't miss any of the deaths, sex and intrigue.

Movies/TV Shows April 12, 2015

Sprint Boosts Presence With 1,435 Co-Branded RadioShack Stores

The co-branded retail stores will offer exclusive Sprint and RadioShack products and services, including the in-store availability of the Samsung Galaxy S6.

Business April 11, 2015

Here's How To Get The New Spock Vulcan Salute Emoji On Your iPhone With Apple's iOS 8.3 Update

People are still talking about all of the new features hidden in Apple's iOS 8.3 update. However, racially diverse emojis aren't the only great, new things about it.

Geek April 10, 2015

When Can You Buy The Apple Watch? Here's When You Need To Pre-Order

The official Apple Watch launch date of April 24 is quickly approaching. Here's how you can make sure you get the Apple Watch on the day it comes out.

Geek April 9, 2015

Apple iOS 8.3 Update: Which Emojis Have Been Changed Or Removed?

With Apple's new iOS 8.3 update, the highly anticipated racially diverse emoji are here! However, with new additions come a whole lot of changes too.

Geek April 9, 2015

Twitter Revamps Quote Tweet Feature For Mobile And Web

The new quote tweet function, which allows users to add commentary to their retweets, is part of Twitter's overall scheme to increase user engagement.

Internet April 7, 2015

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