Smartphones became ultra-expensive in years past. The Federal Trade Commission thinks it’s Qualcomm’s fault, primarily for charging companies way too high for its patented technologies.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 12, 2019
This year, for the first time, Huawei performed better than Apple. The Chinese company sold more phones worldwide than the Cupertino brand, but it faces tough challenges ahead.
Business Tech December 26, 2018
Vitaminwater recently announced it will be giving away $100,000 to someone who can ditch their smartphone for a year. It said this was an effort to break the boring routine that has plagued generations.
Gadgets December 14, 2018
It’s not just drunk-texting people have to watch out for these days. Sleep texting is apparently also real phenomenon, which happens when the person is partially awoken by a text message and in return sends a nonsense reply.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 6, 2018
Just how much RAM does a phone need? Nubia thinks 8 GB isn’t enough. So it’s releasing the Red Magic Mars this December, which comes with a whopping 10 GB of memory.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 28, 2018
Dark Mode saves battery life. According to Google, toggling a darker theme on OLED smartphones will promptly extend their juice, and it has significant proof to back such claims up.
Google November 9, 2018
Samsung has developed the world’s first unbreakable OLED display, which survived 26 consecutive drops. When will it appear on smartphones and other electronic devices, though?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 27, 2018
An unannounced Samsung device with model number SM-N960 has been spotted on Geekbench, and it's likely the international version of the Galaxy Note 9. Here's what to expect.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2018
After handing over thousands of its mobile division employees to Google, HTC is laying off 1,500 more employees in a bid to stay afloat. Its decline is proof that the smartphone market is very unpredictable.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 3, 2018
OnePlus has officially announced a new red color option for its flagship OnePlus 6 ready to launch next week. Here's all you need to know about its pricing and availability.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 3, 2018
Light, a company that makes devices with a lot of cameras, might soon release a smartphone with up to nine lenses. It will apparently be able to take 64-megapixel shots.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 2, 2018
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
A glitch in the Samsung Messages app results in the device sending photos to random people. Samsung has not fixed it and it has not acknowledged the bug.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 29, 2018
The Oppo Find X has a 93.8 percent screen-to-body ratio and no display notch, instead of resorting to pop-up cameras for a gorgeous, unified design. It has high-end specs and will launch in North America, but it won't come cheap.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 21, 2018
The Oppo Find X sports a 93.8 percent screen-to-body ratio, yet it doesn't have a display notch. Instead, it features a robotized mechanism that hides its three cameras when not in use.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2018
Several studies in the past examined the harmful effects of smartphone use on young children. Now, a new study conducted highlights how parents’ smartphone habits could also shape their kids’ behavior.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2018
New information has surfaced regarding the upcoming iPhone SE 2, based on details from a case manufacturer. The smartphone will reportedly make its debut in May and will lose the headphone jack.
Apple April 21, 2018
Doogee solves the notch debate by making incorporating a slide-out design for its Mix 4 concept phone. Need to take a selfie or answer a call? Slide it out.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 8, 2018
The Palm line of smartphones may be returning. TCL and Verizon are reportedly partnering up to create a Palm-branded device for the modern audience, but details remain thin.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 29, 2018
Earlier studies showed that just the presence of a mobile phone can reduce the quality of in-person conversations. A new study shows the unwanted effects of using mobile phones during dinner with family and friends.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2018
The global average smartphone sales price has seen great growth year-on-year, although most smartphones didn't get more expensive. The growth could be attributed to expensive flagships such as the iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, and more.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2018
Meizu announced its newest phone called the M6S. Here's everything you need to know, including M6s phone price, release date, and specs.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2018
Own an Android or Windows phone? The Mirabook laptop allows users to connect their Android or Windows smartphone to the USB-C port, and it shows up on the 13-inch HD display with a keyboard and trackpad.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 15, 2018
Apple's iPhone slowdown woes continue, as a French prosecutor just launched an investigation into the matter. Under French law, Apple could face hefty fines if found to have intentionally reduced the life of its devices.
Apple January 9, 2018
The next big thing in cameras might have just been developed. Folks at Harvard have revealed a new camera technology called metalens, but it could take a long time before it’s implemented into smartphones and other hardware.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 3, 2018
Apple's confession that it throttles iPhones' performance to make up for aging batteries sparked great controversy, fueling questions of whether it's a common practice across the smarpthone industry. Several Android makers say it's not, and they don't do it.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 30, 2017
Disgruntled iPhone users filed eight class action suits against Apple already after the company disclosed that it intentionally slows down iPhone's performance. One such lawsuit seeks nearly $1 trillion in damages.
Apple December 28, 2017
Apple has been having trouble keeping up with iPhone X demand, but it seems better now. iPhone X availability has improved and shipping estimates are now down to 1-3 days in some markets.
Apple December 12, 2017
Researchers discovered that smartphone addiction may lead to chemical imbalances in the brain, resulting in anxiety and depression, among others. For people who do not think therapy is for them, here are some things to try to cure smartphone addiction.
Medicine December 4, 2017
A major iPhone SE upgrade is long overdue, but that may change soon. According to a new report, the iPhone SE 2 will make its debut in the first half of 2018.
Apple November 24, 2017
Razer is going to unveil a new product on Nov. 1, and it’s not a laptop. The company now seems ready to announce the phone it’s been working on since acquiring Nextbit.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2017
TCL is planning to revive the Palm brand after buying it from HP in 2014. The first Palm device in years, perhaps a smartphone, could be unveiled in 2018.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 31, 2017
The next big gadget from Razer might be a gaming smartphone, reports say. The phone will focus on the company’s audience of hardcore gamers, which seems to suggest it will pack pretty powerful specs.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 21, 2017
T-Mobile has been trying to revolutionize the mobile industry for years and its next move could be the biggest game changer. The Uncarrier reportedly plans to launch an exclusive and affordable high-end smartphone with a lifetime warranty and insurance.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2017
The constant use of smartphones could be the reason behind the rise in automobile accidents in the United States. A study revealed that American drivers used their cell phones in 88 out of 100 trips.
Life & Style April 18, 2017
Android cofounder Andy Rubin just gave everyone a peek at the smartphone his company is developing. Not much can be gleaned from the photo because it’s covered by a hand, but a nearly bezel-less screen looks to be a shoo-in.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 28, 2017
A study reveals the ways through which hackers can use sound waves to crack a smartphone. A minor mistake can enable someone to easily enter the operating system of electronic devices.
Security March 14, 2017
Google may release Android 7.1.2 Nougat publicly in the beginning of April for its Nexus and Google Pixel devices. Unfortunately, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will not benefit from the update.
Apps/Software March 14, 2017
Get Alexa to find your smartphone when you lose it. Here are two ways Amazon Echo can help locate your smartphone using Alexa voice commands.
Gadgets March 12, 2017
Stay connected wherever you are in the world. A high-tech phone case now gives both Android smartphones and iPhones the same range as satellite phones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017
HTC is pulling back from the entry-level smartphone market, reports say, opting to release six or seven exclusively top-tier smartphones this year. Its entry-level phones presently at retailers, however, will continue being sold.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017
BlackBerry’s global smartphone market share has now reached 0 percent, virtually declaring the once dominant phone’s demise. Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, meanwhile, remain as two operating systems duking it out at the top.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017
PhoneBuff tested the OnePlus 3T and the Huawei Mate 9 Pro to see which one would come out on top. Both phones being similar in features and specs made this contest interesting as either one could win the battle.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 2, 2017
There is no person on the internet who has not come across a selfie -- or self-taken photograph. Many question whether taking too many selfies makes one a narcissist, but one study seems to refute the selfie's association with narcissism.
Life & Style January 31, 2017
A newly leaked image of what is supposedly the Samsung Galaxy S8 reveals some new details. The handset features a fingerprint scanner on the rear of the device next to the camera and a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack on the bottom of the smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2017