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Apple Loop: iPhone 7 Leak Is Bad News, iPad Pro Review, Tim Cook Attacks Microsoft

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the potential iPhone 7 Mini, Apple ditching AMOLED screens, various iPad Pro reviews from around the web, Tim Cook’s attack on the Microsoft Surface, Apple’s failure in design, Apple Pay in 10 Downing Street, …

IPhone 7

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Android Lollipop passes 25% adoption, Marshmallow grabs just 0.3%

One in four Android devices is now running Lollipop, but this isn’t even the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. The company released its monthly update to the Platform Versions page for Android today, and the latest version has only managed to capture a third of a percent.<p>Android …

Huawei Offering $50 Discount on Its Smartwatch With Nexus 6P Purchase

Huawei has a new promotion for customers who are thinking about purchasing the recently announced Google Nexus 6P.<p>If you purchase the Nexus 6P as …

Griffin Launches New Combination Apple Watch and iPhone Charging Station

Third-party accessory manufacturer Griffin today announced a new combination Apple Watch and iPhone charging stand called the "WatchStand Powered Charging Station." The dock takes the original design of the company's WatchStand dock and adds on a new section that acts as a landing pad to charge an …

The Toshiba DynaPad is a Windows 10 hybrid that wants to ‘reinvent pen and paper’

Toshiba is the latest tech giant to announce a new Windows 10 device. At an event in Tokyo today, the Japanese company officially lifted the lid on the DynaPad, a 12″ Windows 10 tablet / laptop hybrid that is setting out to “reinvent pen and paper.”<p>First teased at IFA in Berlin back in September, …

SwiftKey’s new Neural keyboard will offer better word predictions thanks to neural network technology

Back in April the SwiftKey team announced its new Greenhouse initiative that would act as a platform for which to debut experimental projects to the public. Among the first applications to come from the Greenhouse were a new Clarity keyboard which aimed to eliminate as many distractions as …

Beddit launches Apple Watch sleep tracking app as Smart Sleep Tracker comes to Apple Stores

Sleep tracking accessory maker Beddit is out with a new watchOS 2 app for Apple Watch today. Because Beddit offers a dedicated sensor for tracking your sleep duration and quality each night, Apple Watch is able to charge overnight as needed and still present sleep data in the morning. Thanks to …

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 4

In the span of a few years, Microsoft's Surface has gone from a genuine surprise, to a big disappointment, to a solid hybrid tablet (thanks to the Surface Pro 3, and to a lesser extent the Surface 3). Now, we have the Surface Pro 4, which comes just in time to go toe to toe with plenty of other …

Motorola Droid Turbo 2 specs and features rumored to include shatterproof display, customizable design

Rumors have it that the next-in-line handheld device, “Motorola Droid Turbo 2” is making its way to the market as early as next month and will …

The Pod Pro Will Keep Both Your Apple Watch And iPhone Charged

Since Apple wants us to put their hardware all over our body, it’s becoming harder and harder to remember to charge everything. The number one reason that I don’t wear my Apple Watch is that the battery is dead. Have no fear, third-party device creators are here.<p>Nomad has announced its battery pack …

Smartwatches

All the news you need to know from IFA 2015

The Engadget team has been in Berlin, Germany for over a week, but now it's time to go home. This year's IFA, Europe's biggest tech show, didn't leave many surprises behind. That said, we did come across some fancy new wearables (mostly smartwatches), 4K TVs and an avalanche of Windows 10 PCs. Not …

Report: Lenovo Mobile to be dissolved and sell all phones under the Motorola branding

<b>Update 2 (11/24):</b> Thought Lenovo was done rearranging things? Think again. According to a new report from <i>DigiTimes</i>, Lenovo has announced plans to replace its Vibe line of mid-range and high-end smartphones with its Lemon series. The report states that smartphones under the Motorola brand will …

Leaked render shows off Microsoft’s flagship Lumia phones for Windows 10 Mobile launch

Amazon apparently dumped its smartphone business, but Microsoft isn’t giving up on Lumia. A photo published today by prolific (oft-reliable) leaker Evan Blass appears to reveal two pretty sleek flagship devices:<p>Windows Phone site WMPU also spotted a second leaked image from a German podcast. It …

Griffin unveils two new Apple Watch cases, the Survivor Tactical & Ultra Thin

Griffin today has taken the wraps off a pair of new cases for Apple Watch, the company’s first venture into the Watch case market. The company touts that the two cases, dubbed the Survivor Tactical Case and Ultra Thin Case, are slim and stylish, while still offering an added layer of protection to …

Hit: Windows XP (2001)

Released in 2001, Windows XP proved popular enough to last a good decade. It was Microsoft's first mass-market OS to support Windows NT, a powerful multiprocessing, multi-user OS.

Former Apple and Samsung employee dishes dirt on rivals’ innovation

Apple and Samsung are bitter rivals in the tech industry that make a lot of the same type of products, but when it comes to innovation, the two are complete opposites.<p>Arno Lenior is one of the few people on the planet who’s worked at both companies, and while Samsung gets a bad rap for copying …

Android Pay could launch this Wednesday

One of the big announcements back at Google I/O a few months ago was the introduction of Android Pay, Google’s mobile payment solution which hopes to rival Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. According to an internal notice that’s being passed around McDonald’s in the US, the launch of Android Pay could be …

Motorola DROID Maxx 2 and Turbo 2 rumors – huge batteries, unbreakable displays and more

<b>Update:</b> Thanks to the folks at <i>Hellomotohk</i>, there’s now some more evidence that Motorola will, in fact, rebrand the Moto X Play as the Verizon-exclusive DROID Maxx 2. As you can see from the leaked images attached below, what’s allegedly the DROID Maxx 2 back plate is shown off next to the Moto X …

Mobile Technology

The future of the tablet is the PC

Apple CEO Tim Cook once compared a tablet-laptop combo to mashing up a refrigerator with a toaster. The resulting Frankenstein device would do an equally lousy job of chilling your food and warming it up. That was three years ago.<p>Today, these tablet-laptop hybrids -- which blend the mobility and …

6 reasons to get excited for Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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Samsung and Apple battle over the smartphone ‘floating voter’

Samsung UK boss says only 20% of smartphone buyers willing to switch between iOS and Android<p>Samsung and Apple are fighting over the technology world’s equivalent of the “floating voter”, according to Samsung’s president of UK and Ireland.<p>Andy Griffiths said customer loyalty to the two companies …

Mobile

Samsung is deflating its own hype bubble

Here's a quick summary of Samsung's accomplishments over the past week: it launched two high-spec smartphones with their own distinct features and design; it opened preorders immediately; it delivered some of the phones early, ahead of a full release this Friday. All great successes — except then …

Xiaomi teams up with Redington to set up retail stores pan-India

Xiaomi expects 20-30 percent of its sales to come from brick-and-mortar stores in the next few years as the Chinese handset maker strengthens its …

The top 8 wearables you can buy right now

Fall is right around the corner and whether you're looking for a fashionable accessory, fitness tracker or productivity wearable to see the season through, you've got plenty of great options. Apple's Watch has finally hit its stride, with a rich app selection and recent software updates, making it …

Wearable Tech

Save up to 50% on some of our favorite MFi-certified Lightning cables [Deals]

Let’s face it – your stock, rubberized Lightning cable often comes up short and just doesn’t last very long. Whatever the gripe, the durable, extra-long and versatile alternatives in this roundup will meet your mobile-charging needs.<p><b>Titan MFi-Certified Lightning Cable – 28% off</b><p>There’s no such thing …

Facebook is the undisputed king of the tech industry now

No other tech company is executing so well across so many areas at once — from product development to business management to public relations.<p>Take a look:<p><b>Users are addicted.</b> Facebook has more than 968 million active daily users, the company said on its earnings call this week. Let's put that …

First Volkswagen Cars With CarPlay Support Arriving at Dealerships

Volkswagen today announced that its first 2016 cars with CarPlay support are arriving at dealerships this week, equipped with the company's next-generation CarPlay-enabled MIB-II infotainment system.<p>In addition to supporting CarPlay, the MIB-II system also includes support for Android Auto and it …