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Xiaomi's Mi 4i will hit Asia as early as May 12

The Chinese smartphone maker's flagship handset for emerging markets will make its way to Singapore and Hong Kong in early May.<p>If you live in either Hong Kong or Singapore and have been waiting for Xiaomi's Mi 4i since it was released two weeks ago in India, the Chinese smartphone maker announced …

Mobile Technology

Smart sport glasses want to be Apple Watch for your head

You rarely see Google Glass anymore, but if Recon Instruments has its way, you’ll be seeing plenty more head-mounted displays in the future.<p>The Recon Jet, launched Thursday, is a pair of smart eyeglasses for sporty activities like running and biking. Bristling with sensors, the device shows all …

Wearable Tech

The 15 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the U.S. (based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price), including approximate unsubsidized cost.

How to Download, Install, and Arrange Apps on Apple Watch

One thing that makes Apple Watch stand out from other smart watches is the app ecosystem. Since there are already more than a million iPhone apps in the App Store, there were already plenty of developers ready to get to work building companions for the wrist worn device. When the Apple Watch …

Apps

In Praise of the App Store

As an app developer, I have to be thankful for the App Store. It's the only legitimate way to get custom apps on iOS devices. Mac developers have a choice, and I know there are Mac App developers who prefer to sell their software in more traditional methods. Some offer their apps both on the Mac …

Apps

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

Flyover Adds 20 New Locations, Including Arches National Park and Teotihuacán, Mexico

I really enjoy the Flyover feature of Apple's Maps app, which lets you see "select major metro areas from the air with photo-realistic, interactive 3D views. Explore cities in high resolution as you zoom, pan, tilt, and rotate around the city and its landmarks." There are currently 141 landmarks …

Arches National Park