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Here are the iOS 11 features Apple announced at WWDC 2017

It's not exactly CarPlay mirrored on the phone, but it's better than nothing.<p>When I talk to Apple's CarPlay team, they're always keen to point out how much voice control reduces distraction. iOS users will be able to take that one step further in iOS 11, thanks to Do Not Disturb While …

Apple introduces a completely redesigned App Store

Apple’s App Store is getting one of the biggest upgrades since its launch nine years ago, the company announced today at its Worldwide Developer Conference. The upgraded storefront will little resemble its earlier counterpart thanks to a new user interface and redesign whose aim is to help users …

Google says the Pixel has the best smartphone camera ever. Here’s its proof

Google spent a healthy chunk of time at its Pixel smartphone event on Tuesday touting the new device’s camera, with product VP Brian Rakowski going so far as to call it "the best smartphone camera anyone has ever made," with a DxOMark score of 89. To back up that bold claim, camera lead Isaac …

Check out this stunning 4K footage taken with the Pixel XL [Video]

<b>Update 10/11</b>: After being sent the original footage (<i>thanks John</i>), we’ve determined that it was shot on a Panasonic GH4 and not a Pixel XL. We apologize for this error.<p>Google spent a lot of time talking about the Pixel’s camera in its presentation earlier this week, and a good amount of that time …

Apple introduces iOS 11

iOS 11 was the least surprising announcement of WWDC. Apple has announced new versions of its mobile operating system at its developer conference for years. While the final version of iOS 11 won’t be available until September, here’s what Apple has in store for you with iOS 11.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook …

Google Pixel Won't Compete With iPhone 7 If It's A 'Science Project'

If Google treats Pixel like past phone endeavors, it will either get killed or jettisoned. Let’s hope it’s different this time.<p>“Google’s Pixel handset is another science project,” said Anil Doradla, an analyst at investment banker William Blair, adding that it is “no competitive threat to Apple.” …

Android News

Forget the iPhone 7 — here are 9 reasons the 2017 iPhone will blow everyone away

Next year marks the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone, and all rumors are pointing to a radical redesign.<p>Check out the latest rumors surrounding Apple's next NEXT iPhone.

Mobile Technology

Microsoft app tries to lure you from Android to a Windows phone

It's true that Windows Phone (and now Windows 10 Mobile) doesn't have as many apps as Android or iOS. However, the <i>perception</i> of that app deficit may be just as problematic -- why would you switch to a Lumia 950 if you assumed that none of your favorite apps had Windows equivalents? Microsoft …

Waze for iOS now supports 3D Touch, but lacks the shortcuts you probably want

Waze users with an iPhone 6S or 6S Plus can now use 3D Touch to quickly navigate yourself around town.<p>When you forcefully press on the Waze Icon, it offers to send you home or to work (a terrible idea), search addresses or share your location.<p>In addition to 3D Touch, Waze for iOS now uses less …

Google is giving away Drive storage to get more restaurant reviews for Maps

Google is offering up to 1TB of free Drive storage for its most ardent Local Guides.<p>Local Guides is Google’s program for reviewers who offer their take on cafes, restaurants and various other businesses in their area. Those reviews are then fed into Google Maps.<p>In revamping its Local Guides …

Google Maps

Pioneer has a new $500 HD audio player, but who's buying?

If your smartphone’s audio quality just isn’t cutting it for you, it’s time to consider a high-definition music player.<p>Rocker Neil Young got into the game early with his $400 PonoPlayer at the beginning of the year. Sony also showed off its $1,280 NW-ZX2, the most expensive Walkman ever produced. …

Audiophile

Google's Nexus 5X phone is now on sale in the UK

Google's successor to the much-loved Nexus 5 smartphone has arrived. The LG-developed Nexus 5X is now available via the Google Store in the UK, starting at £339 for the 16GB model. There are three colours to choose from -- carbon (black), quartz (white) and ice (mint) -- with the option to double …

Android M, iOS 9 or Windows Phone 10- The Winner Takes Most

With the rapid growth of mobile technology, the top three mobile OS development companies i,e Apple, Google & Microsoft are fighting hard for the top …

Android News

Intel reportedly partnering with Apple to provide chips for the next-gen iPhone

According to a report out of VentureBeat, Intel has built a team of more than 1,000 people to build chips for the next-generation iPhone. Specifically, Intel hopes to supply its 7360 LTE modem chip to Apple for the device, and if all goes well, even take part in the manufacturing.<p>The iPhone 6s and …

Nextgen

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is such a mishmash of features that I spent a long time trying to suss out the unifying principle behind it all. Turns out, the answer was literally right in front of my face the entire time I was looking at my phone: that new, colorful Google logo.<p>It's divisive, like any …

Google is invading Apple and Samsung's turf with primetime Nexus ads

Google's Nexus line has long been a type of fan service — the phones themselves might even be just ads for Android — but the company seems to be aiming higher with its latest devices. Ads for the 5X have recently been spotted during major commercial blocks; people watching NFL action today probably …

BlackBerry Priv gets hands-on treatment yet again, pricing rumor also pops up

The world’s worst kept secret? The BlackBerry Priv, the Canadian company’s upcoming first Android smartphone definitely qualifies, especially as CEO …

Mobile Technology

3D Touch reaches more third-party iOS apps like Facebook

Apple’s 3D touch is definitely one of the newer things that iPhones can do, even if most of us still debate its importance. Surely it’s better than …

Apps

New tests reveal similar battery life between iPhone 6s A9 processor variants

The fact that not all iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s processors were created equal has made a ton of headlines lately. Today we know that there are some …

Phones

Security-focused GranitePhone is now available to buy for $850

French manufacturing company Archos teamed up with IT security specialists Sikur to create the secure GranitePhone, which is now available to buy on its dedicated website for a whopping $850.<p>Designed for people who are more interested in their security than entertainment, it’s both companies’ first …

Mobile Technology

OnePlus will begin manufacturing in India with Foxconn

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau announced in Bangalore, India, today that the smartphone maker will begin manufacturing devices locally in partnership with Foxconn.<p>The company will begin assembling devices for the Indian market in Foxconn’s facility in the state of Andhra Pradesh by the end of this year. …

Cellular Networks

Facebook adds a shopping section in trial for big e-commerce push

Facebook is adding a shopping section to its social network as part of test for a big e-commerce push.<p>Unlike the product ads you probably ignore on your News Feed, this is a dedicated tab on Facebook – like ‘Groups’ or ‘Photos,’ meant just for shopping. In other words, Facebook wants you to …

eCommerce

InkCase

The screen on your iPhone 6 is big. Which also means it's power-hungry. Give yourself quick access to your most-used information without the battery …

Apple reportedly blocks access to Apple News in China

It appears Apple is choosing to outright block its news app in China rather than implement a system to censor stories that would earn it the ire of Beijing. A source has confirmed to <i>The New York Times</i> that the company has blocked users in China from accessing Apple News, which offers an …

New OnePlus smartphone spotted in FCC filings

It looks like Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has a new device in the works. Filings spotted with the Federal Communications Commission detail a new OnePlus model E1005, a 5.5-inch handset that — from the preliminary picture included in the documentation at least — strongly resembles an iPhone 4. …

FCC

OneNote for iPad gets Pencil by FiftyThree support

Microsoft might be backing Apple's new Pencil for the iPad Pro in its iOS apps, but the software giant is also supporting third-party options. One of the most popular is Pencil by FiftyThree, and Microsoft is updating its OneNote for iPad app today to support the stylus. If you're not interested in …

Software

Latest Priv by BlackBerry hands-on offers up a closer look at the hardware, camera samples and more

At this point, the Priv by BlackBerry has appeared in so many random places now it's all starting to get a little bit silly but in any case, we're …