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Keep Your Old Phone Number by Porting It to Google Voice

If you have a new phone number but you don’t want to let go of your old one, How-To Geek suggests a smart solution: port the old one to Google Voice …

Android News

13 phones that changed the world

Mobile Technology

Apple apps made to run on Android devices

<b>Android and Apple apps have been shown running side-by-side on the same devices thanks to software developed by US computer scientists.</b><p>The software, called Cider, has been created by postgraduate researchers at Columbia University.<p>Cider lets Android gadget owners mix and match the Android and iOS …

Apps

Samsung to expand biometric security, iris scanners could be next

Speaking at an investor forum in Hong Kong, Samsung has been discussing how it sees the future of its Knox security platform and its plans for future biometric security features in smartphones.<p>Although fingerprint scanning technology has only just made its way into the company’s flagship Galaxy S5, …

Mobile

iOS 7.1.1 has a jailbreak, but you can’t use it… yet

Unfortunately iOS 7.1 brought an end to the versatile Evasi0n jailbreak,which let anyone using iOS 7 to iOS 7.0.6 run unsigned code on their iOS device.<p>But no-one thought that would be it forever when it came to jailbreaks, and this weekend two prominent hackers posted evidence of iOS 7.1.1 …

Apple

Fancy a piece of Apple history? Apple’s original rainbow logo signs being auctioned

Apple’s rainbow logo was the symbol of the company from 1977 to 1998, and two of the signs that originally adorned the company’s Cupertino HQ are now being auctioned by Bonhams. They were given to an unnamed “longstanding Apple employee” when they were removed from the building.<p>The larger of the …

HTC One M8 Prime to have a ceramic body

HTC’s plotting to release an improved version of their One M8 smartphone, the HTC One M8 Prime, and rumor has it that it will be sporting a ceramic …

CMApps adds a touch of CyanogenMod to any Android

Want a taste of CyanogenMod without having to root or flash custom ROMs? Now you can, thanks to CMApps, a free download that puts a bunch of …

Apps

This is what iOS looks like on a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 display (4K video)

Over the past couple of months, it’s been rumored that Apple’s iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7-inch display. Several mockups and schematics have appeared online that mimic this rumor, but we won’t have confirmation until Apple announces the iPhone 6 later this year.<p>Instead of waiting for the …