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WHY IS APPLE CHANGING ITS APPROACH TO SOFTWARE UPDATES?

After years of annually rolling out flashy new features and capabilities for its mobile operating system, Apple is dialing down its...

NYPD ARMS COPS WITH IPHONE CRIME-FIGHTING TOOLS

An old police academy in Gramercy Park has become the city's newest Apple store. There are no glass walls and brightly lit tables,...

 
 
 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT MWC 2018: SPOTLIGHT ON NETWORK INNOVATIONS

With Mobile World Congress opening Feb. 26 in Barcelona, phone makers including Samsung, LG, and Motorola are preparing to launch their...

QUALCOMM REJECTS BROADCOM BUYOUT: WHAT COMES NEXT?

Wireless giant Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom's latest $121 billion takeover offer but said the company is prepared to sit down with...

 
 
 

APPLE TO FRANCE: STOP THE CRAZY TAX PROTEST STUNTS

In an unusual case, U.S. tech giant Apple has gone to court in Paris to prevent French tax campaigners from staging stunts at its French...

REPORT: FACEBOOK REALLY IS FOR OLD PEOPLE

It's official: Facebook is for old people. Teens and young adults are ditching Mark Zuckerberg's social network as popularity among...

 
 
 

HUAWEI BRANDED A SECURITY THREAT BY CIA, FBI

Six different directors of U.S. agencies, including the FBI, CIA and NSA, specifically called out Huawei as posing a security risk...

QUALCOMM UNVEILS X24 MODEM FOR 2 GBPS LTE SPEEDS

While the world waits for the arrival of high-speed 5G mobile connectivity, Qualcomm's new Snapdragon X24 LTE modem can boost 4G network...

 
 
 

SHOPPING APPS: HOW TO USE THEM AND WHAT TO AVOID

Retailers, such as Target and Amazon, are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with features like digital...

FACEBOOK AIMS TO BECOME WORLD'S BIGGEST VPN PROVIDER

Facebook has added a new option to its mobile app which points users to download Onavo Protect, in order to push this VPN service,...

 
 
 

GOOGLE HAS A SOLUTION FOR FASTER MOBILE CONTENT: AMP

Launched two years ago for faster content delivery on mobile devices, Google's AMP Project has been updated to be more immersive. AMP...

EVERYONE HATES THE SNAPCHAT UPDATE, BUT SNAP IS UNMOVED

More than 600,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Snapchat to revert its update back to the original design. The redesign...

 
 
 

DON'T LET TECHNOLOGY RUIN THE ROMANCE ON VALENTINE'S DAY

Cards and roses have given way to tweets and emoticons on Valentine's Day, as modern behaviors increasingly lead to a more isolated,...

BROADCOM PITCHES, QUALCOMM LISTENS: WILL BUYOUT PROCEED?

Qualcomm executives has wrapped up a two-hour meeting with Broadcom officials to discuss its $121 billion buyout offer for the San...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT TESTING WIN10 UPDATE WITH 'ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE' MODE

Tech giant Microsoft has pushed forth a flurry of new releases on the Windows testing front, including a new preview build for Redstone...

UBER'S CEO DARA KHOSROWSHAHI: LET'S 'GET THE LOVE BACK'

After a year of revelations about Uber's sometimes heartless treatment of its employees, drivers, regulators and rivals, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi...

 
 
 

AMD'S RADEON RX VEGA 64: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 is out now and we've had our first taste of what it can do. AMD officially revealed the first details about...

MAJOR APPLE BUG CAUSES IPHONES, MACS TO FREEZE WITH JUST ONE CHARACTER

Whether you type it in yourself or receive it in a message, there's one character in the Telugu language of India that appears to crash...

 
 
 

APPLE'S NEW SPEAKER STAINS TECH GIANT'S DESIGN REPUTATION

An unwelcome mark: Some customers who bought Apple's just-released $349 speaker, dubbed the HomePod, are reporting that the gadget...

ANDY RUBIN'S ESSENTIAL: MIXED REVIEWS, POOR SALES AND A LAWSUIT

For Android founder Andy Rubin and his new smartphone venture Essential, the first year has been a rough stretch. Essential has received...

 
 
 



Qualcomm now plans to close the NXP acquisition for $44 billion as quickly...

Qualcomm now plans to close the NXP acquisition for $44 billion as quickly as possible

Qualcomm, Broadcom and NXP are on a boat. Broadcom wants to acquire Qualcomm, Qualcomm wants to acquire NXP. While Qualcomm has planned on buying NXP for over a year, NXP... Read more ...

Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

The rebrand to end them all. At the beginning of the year, Google announced that it'd be merging its Android Pay and Google Wallet services under one new umbrella called... Read more ...

Snapchat now has Giphy integration and will introduce a Tabs function for...

Snapchat now has Giphy integration and will introduce a Tabs function for Stories

Snapchat has launched a new feature that allows you to add Giphy animated stickers to your snaps, similar to the one recently added to Instagram Stories just a few weeks ago... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact leak shows off curvy new design

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact leak shows off curvy new design

Alongside the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium 2 we might soon get a Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, and like those phones it might have a whole new design if a leaked image... Read more ...

Nuance ends development of the Swype keyboard apps

Nuance ends development of the Swype keyboard apps

Nuance, the company that acquired veteran swipe-to-type keyboard maker Swype - all the way back in 2011, shelling out a cool $100M - has ended development of its Swype+Dragon... Read more ...

Spotify job listing hints firm is prepping a smart speaker to rival Apple's...

Spotify job listing hints firm is prepping a smart speaker to rival Apple's HomePod

Firm says its 'on its way' to creating first-ever physical product Read more ...

Galaxy S9 is reportedly $100 more than the S8, but Samsung's launch deal...

Galaxy S9 is reportedly $100 more than the S8, but Samsung's launch deal could save you $350

The Galaxy S9 is expected to be some $100 more expensive than its predecessor, according to some rumors. Even if that's accurate, that would still make the Galaxy S9 more... Read more ...

Samsung To Bring Infinity Display Technology To Its Mid-Rangers

Samsung To Bring Infinity Display Technology To Its Mid-Rangers

While many sources were claiming the iPhone X sales are satisfactory and the Cupertino-based manufacturer gets what planned, the truth was revealed a bit later. Apple cut the... Read more ...

Samsung's new 30TB drive is the world's largest SSD

Samsung's new 30TB drive is the world's largest SSD

At 30.72TB, Samsung has started manufacturing what it claims to be the highest capacity SSD to ever hit the market. Production on the new drive, dubbed PM1643, started in... Read more ...

Amazon's Prime-Exclusive Moto X4 is just $249 today only

Amazon's Prime-Exclusive Moto X4 is just $249 today only

If you've been eyeing a new smartphone purchase, Amazon has a pretty great deal going for a Moto X4 right now. They're taking $150 off its list price, bringing it down from... Read more ...