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Upcoming Elephone features 4GB RAM, QHD display, Windows 10 AND Lollipop

A quick search for the term “dual boot” on Android Authority will turn up dozens of articles about how Intel, Asus, Samsung, and many other companies have at least explored the concept of dual-booting Windows and Android, or even Windows Phone and Android, only to eventually end up canceling these …

Windows 10

Get a 2TB portable hard drive and Adobe software for $109

I'll never buy another PC that doesn't have a solid-state drive, because SSDs are awesome. Of course, unless I'm willing to pony up seriously big bucks, I'll have to live with a modest amount of storage -- probably no more than 256GB.<p>That's a problem if I want to do any serious photo or video work, …

Chinese Company Launches a $64 Competitor to the GoPro Hero with Beefier Specs

If GoPro camera prices drop far below $100 in the future, you may have a Chinese company called Xiaomi to thank. Known for its popular smartphones …

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Hands-on: Pantech Vega Iron 2 – the Galaxy S5 that Samsung couldn’t make

Black or white? And what color trim would you like with that?<p>By now it’s no small secret that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 didn’t light up the sales charts like the Korean OEM may have believed it would. While sales in the USA were quite pleasant, elsewhere things were a bit less desirable. There is no …

Tip of the Day: View Your Timer Status on Lock Screen

Find it frustrating that you have to go back into your clock app to see how much time is left on your timer? Ever wondered if there was another way to check you timer's status? Well, look no further than your lock screen.<p>When a native timer is active on your iPhone, it will show up on your lock …

FreedomPop rolls out unlimited Wi-Fi for $5 a month

FreedomPop is launching a service for people always hunting for Wi-Fi on the go.<p>Available as of Wednesday, FreedomPop's new unlimited Wi-Fi plan gives smartphone and tablet users unlimited talk, text and data for $5 per month, the company announced. The service is accessible through almost 10 …

Why 2015 Will Be One Second Longer Than 2014

How will you spend it?<p>You won't get an extra full day added to your year until February 29, 2016. But this year we at least get to have a leap second.<p>The reason is that Earth's rotation isn't a perfect 24 hours thanks to some fluctuations from tidal effects and changes under the surface that …

Yotaphone 2 Review!

This Tiny Cardboard Battery Is Like A Vitamin For Your Smartphone

Having trouble keeping your smartphone charged throughout the day? Designer Tsung Chih-Hsien has created a Red Dot Design Award-winning concept for a tiny cardboard capsule that could juice up your phone. It’s called the Mini Power. You just choose how much battery time you need–two, four, or six …

Crave giveaway: Blast ActionCam for amplified extreme-sports footage

Congratulations to Donna S. of Lisle, Ill., for winning 12 Cree LED light bulbs in last week's giveaway. Are you a sports buff who likes to capture your outdoor stunts with a GoPro wearable camera? Check out this week's freebie.<p>The Blast ActionCam precision motion sensor from Blast Motion pairs …

Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul launches "Yo Bitch" messaging app

For me personally, the list goes like this: Daryl and Rick from The Walking Dead, Tyrion from Game of Thrones, and Jesse from Breaking Bad when it comes to TV characters that have left a mark on me. Any true fan of Breaking Bad knows all about the iconic Jesse Pinkman and his infamous “Yo, bitch!” …

Sprint tempts AT&T and Verizon users by cutting their bills in half

When you're getting beaten down by your larger and smaller rivals, it's time for desperate measures. And there's certainly a hint of that with Sprint's latest offer for AT&T and Verizon customers: Switch over to Sprint starting on December 5 and your cellphone bill will get cut in half. The carrier …

This is What Adobe’s Cloud-Based Version of Photoshop Looks (and Works) Like

Two months ago, we told you that Adobe and Google were hard at work bringing Photoshop to the browser. Essentially, this version would run off of a …

Sony Xperia Z4 specs leak, suggest modest improvements

After recently testing out a Sony Xperia Z3v smartphone and walking away impressed, I wondered what the company would do with its next flagship.<p>It …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

Save up to 30% off from participating retailers in “Buy With Google” promotion

Just in time for the holidays (even though they’re still pretty far off), Google announced quite a few deals with their “Buy With Google” promotion. Fourteen different retailers are participating in the promotion, with savings reaching up to 30% off with some of them. All you need to do is click …

Corning Gorilla Glass gets the Mythbusters treatment in Glass Age videos

The folks at Corning have done some amazing things with glass, especially with the Gorilla Glass 3 that is standard on most smartphones today. Just why their glass is so great has now been explained, with some explosive examples, by everyone’s favorite testers of all things that break, Adam and …

this is how a smartphone could turn into a tablet

Current implementations of flexible displays are underwhelming. Devices like the Galaxy Round, LG G Flex, and even the new Note Edge are interesting, but they’re not the exciting new form factors that companies developing flexible displays have been promising.<p>For now, behold the tri-foldable …

Project Ara will run modified Android L, allows hot-swapping of most components

It’s been a little while since we last talked about Project Ara, Motorola’s-turned-Google’s ambitious project to create a phone that can be upgraded modularly in a fashion somewhat similar to today’s desktop computer. While our attention might not have been on Ara lately, Google continues to work …

Enter the clones: Sophone i6 arrives, priced at just $140

Just last week Apple released the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and, to no one’s surprise, they managed to sale rather briskly and garner a lot of media attention. Whenever big profile handsets arrive, it’s only a matter of time before they end up cloned, whether its the HTC One M8, the Galaxy S5, or even …

15 best Android apps of 2018!

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. The Android apps that stand alone at the top of the pantheon. These apps have become ubiquitous with Android and if you’re looking for good stuff it’s assumed that you have some of this stuff already. There are a ton of amazing Android apps …

Apps

Nokia Has Just Epically Trolled Microsoft By Making An Android Launcher

Nokia completed the multi-billion-dollar sale of its phone-making business to Microsoft back in April. But that doesn’t mean it’s done with phones entirely. Oh no.<p>The company that transferred some 32,000 of its staff to Redmond in exchange for more than $7.2 billion has just released a launcher …

Console OS promises easy Android dual-booting for your Windows PC or tablet

There have been countless attempts to bring Android over to existing Windows devices in recent years. This includes emulation software attempts like BlueStacks, WindowsAndroid and even manufacturer projects that bundle Windows and Android together with efforts like Intel’s failed DualOS …

Google Apps

Pi Locker brings gesture controls to your lockscreen

You may not be spending too much time with your Android device’s lockscreen, but it’s certainly the first thing you see when you bring out your phone from your pocket or purse. Given this, you might want your lockscreen to offer more interactivity than the default shortcuts or unlock method offered …

Android News

Meet AirDog, An Action Sports Drone For Your GoPro Camera

Meet AirDog, an action sports <i>drone</i> for when a GoPro action camera alone isn’t enough.<p>The problem Latvian startup Helico Aerospace Industries has set out to solve is most homemade action sports videos rely on a camera, such as the GoPro, being strapped on your person or action sports equipment, …

Coming next week: iMacs with faster processors, smaller price tags?

The iMac could get a refresh next week according to a new report, which suggests that Apple is planning to update its computer line with faster processors and lower prices.<p>The report cites the same sources that correctly predicted the MacBook Air update back in April, and goes on to suggest that …

MacBook Air

Formlabs Just Made One Of The Best 3D Printers Better

The Formlabs Form 1 just got better. The new model, called the Form 1+ (note that this isn’t the Form 2 because then it would be called the Form 1++ (heh, nerd humor)), is a tweaked Form 1 with a faster build time, nicer styling, and a better control system to ensure smoother prints.<p>The new system …

Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web?

Facebook is doing it with drones, Google is doing it with balloons that occasionally crash into power lines. Bringing free Internet access to the unconnected millions in developing countries is complicated and expensive. What if there was an easier way?<p>A startup called Open Garden thinks the answer …

Amazon giving away $10 in Amazon Coins, in return you must download five free apps (update!)

In an effort to promote a few apps while also rewarding its users for downloading them, Amazon is giving away 1000 Amazon coins to download five free apps. For those that don’t know, this equates to about $10 worth of credit which you can use to pick up the premium apps and/or games of your …

Apps