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Sharing your personal contact information can open the floodgates to spam messages, unwanted solicitations and cold calls – not to mention potential identity theft.<p>With <b>KeepSolid Disposable Phone Lines</b>, you can safeguard your information while skipping the headaches of phone contracts and roaming …

The future of payments: Keep your wallet in your pocket

Fintech is as old as finance itself. And throughout history, technology has always sparked innovations in the way money is used and perceived.<p>Think of the groundbreaking impact the introduction of money would have had in traditional barter economies – where each party in an exchange must want what …

Digital Currency

Google launches feature-packed ‘Gboard’ keyboard for iPhone w/ search, GIFs, gesture typing, more

Since iOS 8, Apple has supported third-party keyboards on iPhones and iPads with Microsoft and others offering their own unique options. Google, which has dozens of apps on iOS, is joining in on the action today with its new feature-packed ‘Gboard’ keyboard for iPhone. The final product lines up …

Samsung willing to pay Apple $548M over patent claims, but fight drags on

Samsung and Apple have finally settled on the amount of money the former owes the latter for damages in a long-running patent case. But the battle continues.<p>In a court document filed Thursday by both companies, Samsung said it would pay Apple $548 million in damages awarded to the iPhone maker …

Patents

Samsung agrees to pay Apple $548 million in settlement

Samsung has been fighting Apple in court for years, but it sounds like it's getting near to letting it all go. The South Korean electronics maker has agreed to pay Cupertino $548 million -- or a little over half the original $1 billion amount the court wanted it to pay -- as soon as December 14th …

Patents

Slack finally lets you create group chats easily

Slack is the increasingly popular choice for businesses in need of an internal chat tool, but until now the app made it difficult to start a private …

Apps

Developers Ignored Windows For Android And iOS, Microsoft Forced To Follow

Along with the new Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft’s launch event this month also revealed the latest Lumia smartphones. The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL will be the first smartphones designed from the ground up to run Windows 10 in its ‘mobile’ mode. The two handsets will be packed with …

Windows Phone

Microsoft's Windows boss explains its dangerous game to steal Apple customers

The tech titan is betting big on its plan to get the new Windows 10 operating system to a billion devices — smartphones, tablets, but mostly PCs — over the next two or three years.<p>That means that people actually have to want to use Windows PCs. At 110 million installs after two and a half months, …

LG Unveils the Dual-Display V10

The best Android phone yet?<p>Google just unveiled the LG-built Nexus 5X, but that hasn’t stopped the Korean corporation from unveiling what may be the best Android phone yet: the V10. Wrapped in so-called Dura Skin with a 316L steel frame and featuring a 5.7-inch QHD display, the design is …

AT&T To Sprint, T-Mobile: Wi-Fi Calling Violates Federal Rules

The fight over using smartphones to make Wi-Fi-enabled telephone calls just entered the unexpected area of disability rights. AT&T has accused rival carriers T-Mobile and Sprint of violating rules set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which require wireless services to accommodate …

The iPad Pro's biggest challenge: finding its place between tablet and laptop

<i>This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.</i><p><i>By Jared Newman</i><p>When Apple launched the iPad in 2010, the biggest question was whether it could carve out a space between smartphones and laptops.<p>For a while, the answer was yes, as the iPad became Apple's …

IPad Pro

Wait, what? Mobile browser traffic is 2X bigger than app traffic, and growing faster

Mobile browser traffic is actually twice that of mobile app traffic, according to a just-released Morgan Stanley report that rates Google’s stock as a buy. This appears to fly in the face of recent, strong, and repeated evidence that the app is winning, capturing 80-90 percent of our time on mobile.<p>…

Australian taxi drivers rally against Uber and promise strikes

Frustrated taxi drivers took to the steps of Victoria's state parliament in Melbourne on Thursday to protest the ride-share service Uber.<p>Around 400 …

Kitchen Color Schemes: How to Avoid Kitschy Colors

The kitchen is the heart of the household, a place where you prepare meals and make memories. So it only makes sense that your kitchen’s color scheme …

Britain's manufacturing sector is in serious trouble

The group blamed what it sees as a "rollercoaster of risk", saying: "Bright spots provided by domestic consumer demand and construction activity are not enough to hold the shadow of global factors at bay."<p>The big problems are China's cooling economy and recent stock market turmoil, Greece's debt …

Paystobesocial Is Tinder Meets Groupon For Trains!

“Think Tinder meets Groupon… for trains,” says Edward Byrne, co-founder and Business Director of Paystobesocial. The newly launched iOS app lets commuters in the U.K. seek out others who are planning the same train journey so they can socialise and band together to qualify for off-peak group train …

Apple’s iPhone 6s orders smash last year’s record

China’s smartphone market might be slowing down, but Apple’s not letting that stop it from ordering a record number of iPhone 6s units ahead of this week’s keynote unveiling.<p>According to sources in the iPhone supply chain, Apple has ordered higher than expected numbers of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus …

Apple TV to challenge Sony and Microsoft as a gaming device

Apple's new Apple TV box, rumoured to be announced on September 9, will pose a threat to gaming giants Sony and Microsoft as a revamped gaming device<p>Apple is poised to begin its big push into the living room with a new version of its internet television box designed to challenge Sony and Microsoft …

Smart TV

Sony Xperia Z5, Premium and Compact get a healthy price cut before they’ve even launched

The Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Premium and Z5 Compact have all had price cuts before they’ve even hit the market. Prices were revealed just a few days ago, and Sony has already seen fit to adjust the price points. Perhaps in response to the sense of disbelief at how expensive they would be…<p>Although prices …

Why it doesn't even matter that Apple will sell a 16GB iPhone 6s

People love to hate on the 16GB iPhone, for good reason. If you’ve owned one yourself, you know the pain of the endless “out of space” notifications.<p>As details of the iPhone 6s have leaked reports claim Apple will keep the 16GB iPhone around for yet another year. People were quick to deride the …

New Apple TV is reportedly all about gaming

The new Apple TV might not be as much about TV as it is about gaming, according to a Sunday report from <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>Games will be a "primary …

Smart TV

Toshiba’s Satellite Radius 12 combines a 4K display with a Windows Hello camera

It feels like it has been years since Toshiba announced an exciting Windows laptop, but it looks like the wait is finally over. At IFA today, Toshiba is revealing the Satellite Radius 12 convertible. The name might sound a little boring, but the specifications certainly aren't. Toshiba claims it's …

Apple is offering free camera replacements on some iPhone 6 Plus units due to blurry photos

If you bought an iPhone 6 Plus between September 2014 and January 2015, you could be eligible to get your back camera replaced.<p>According to a new support page on Apple’s website, certain handsets that were sold during this time had rear cameras that with a potentially faulty component, causing …

Capital Gains: Tencent Invests in Kik, Zulily Gets Bought and More

Virtual reality, digital media and other news on the funding front.<p>Ride-hailing in Asia, teen-friendly messaging and flash sales were all in the startup funding headlines this week. Here’s the gist:<p>In what would be the largest e-commerce acquisition ever, media conglomerate Liberty Interactive …

Airbnb, Tesla partner to make road trips easier for Model S owners

Tesla Motors has invested millions of dollars into its superchargers—a growing network of nearly 500 fast-charging stations—to make long-distance …

The international version of the Lenovo-backed ZUK Z1 runs Cyanogen 12

There's a lot to like about the ZUK Z1, a Chinese flagship smartphone backed by the folks at Lenovo -- it has a USB Type-C port with support for audio output, a huge 4,100 mAh battery, a multi-function fingerprint reader and an attractive 1,799 yuan ($280) sticker price. If Cyanogen is your …

Mobile Technology

QuizUp has a new corporate trivia game for companies

QuizUp is expanding beyond its realm of competitive trivia gaming with a new program aimed at helping companies revamp corporate learning, reports TechCrunch.<p>QuizUp at Work lets employees face off against each other in fast-paced challenges based on their companies’ corporate programs, products and …

ACLU to Amazon Employees: Come to Us With Your Grievances

The ad targets "Amazon employees who believe they were unlawfully penalized because of their decision to have children, or because they were caring for a sick relative or recovering from an illness."<p>Amazon’s workplace issues are not blowing over. Yet.<p>In the wake of a tough New York Times article …

Android phones will now come with fewer pre-installed apps

Freedom from bloatware<p>Android users will soon be getting a little less bloatware on their phones. <i>Android Central</i> reports that Google has relaxed its requirements about which apps have to be permanently installed, which means apps like Google+, Google Play Games, Google Play Books, and Google …

Asus is making a snazzy special edition of the ZenFone 2 with 256GB of storage

That's a lot of storage!<p>The competitive $300 Android smartphone market is more about good performance than good design, and Asus' ZenFone 2 is no exception. But the company is trying to make progress on both fronts: today it announced the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition, which contains a whopping …